• Antique show rolls into Ark.

    EL DORADO (AP) — An antique dealers group in Arkansas is hoping to make the southern part of the state a top destination for enthusiasts of the vintage goods. The Union County Antique Dealers Association will host a sale that starts Friday and ends Saturday. …

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  • 2 men charged in shooting death

    RUDY (AP) — Two men have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 19-year-old in western Arkansas. Jonathan Bridgewater, 27, and Nicholas Barrows, 19, are accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old Jamison Lee Plum in June. The men are half-brothers from Rudy. …

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  • Businesses have 3 weeks left to apply for loans

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas small businesses have three weeks left to apply for U. S. Small Business Administration loans because of the drought that began last July. The agency announced Monday that small, nonfarm businesses in 27 counties have until Aug. 11 to apply …

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  • 103 rabies cases reported 

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than 100 rabies cases have been reported in Arkansas through the end of June — a figure nearly double the norm of just 54 cases in a year. State health and animal science experts say that of the 103 cases, …

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  • Invasive beetle confirmed 

    HOPE (AP) — State agriculture officials say an insect native to Asia that kills ash trees has been confirmed in three Arkansas counties. The Arkansas State Plant Board and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture say the emerald ash borer has been found in Hot Spring, …

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  • Women’s Outdoor Weekend registration begins

    BULL SHOALS — Bull Shoals-White River State Park will host a Women’s Outdoor Weekend Oct. 3 through 5. Participants will attend workshop sessions about basic camping/backpacking skills, beginning bird watching, introduction to fly fishing, beginning kayaking, Dutch oven cooking and others. All gear and meals …

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  • Pregnant woman killed

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Arkansas police say they have arrested a man who confessed to stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department says 21-year-old Douglas True called 911 just before noon on Sunday. Grubbs says True told …

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  • 160-mile-long yard sale slated along U.S. 64

    FORT SMITH (AP) — A yard sale stretching 160 miles along U.S. 64 in Arkansas is planned for next month. Bargains Galore on 64 will Aug. 7-9 and stretch from Fort Smith to Beebe. It’ll be open to both shoppers and vendors. Event coordinator Linda …

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  • 39-year old cyclist dies following race in Eureka Springs

    EUREKA SPRINGS (AP) — Medical examiners are working to determine the cause of death of a Little Rock woman who died after competing in a bike race in Eureka Springs over the weekend. Authorities say 39-year-old Laura Wooldridge died Saturday after competing at the Fat …

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  • Man falls from cliff in Ozark National Forest

    OZARK (AP) — Crews rescued a 52-year-old man who fell off a cliff at Ozark National Forest. The man was with his wife searching for berries when he got too close to a cliff and fell. The Franklin County Emergency Medical Services says crews worked …

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  • Chief not guilty on 2 counts

    HARRISON (AP) — The police chief of Bull Shoals was found not guilty Friday night on two counts related to a 2013 arrest. A mistrial was declared on the third count of use of excessive force in the case of Daniel Sutterfield. The jury acquitted …

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  • Vehicle associated with missing man found

    MABELVALE (AP) — Arkansas police say they have found the vehicle a missing 24-year-old Lonoke County man was driving before he disappeared. Saline County sheriff’s deputies responded Wednesday night to a call about an abandoned vehicle in a wooded area in Mabelvale. A department spokesman …

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