• Co-ops send workers to East

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Repair crews with Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. are on the nation’s East Coast to help restore power following a strong storm that hit the region. AECI Vice President Pat McClafferty says 34 workers left Saturday to help restore power in the …

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  • Fake officer uses blue light

    BAY (AP) — Authorities in Craighead County say a motorist in an unmarked white car used a flashing blue light to pull over a female motorist from Trumann. Sheriff’s investigators say the incident happened over the weekend when the woman turned south from U.S. Highway …

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  • No fees at rec sites during veterans holiday

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend Nov. 10-12. The fee waivers — the fourth this year — are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal …

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  • Dogwood Canyon is great for nature lovers

    LEMPE, Mo. — On a recent October morning a bright sun peeks over high canyon walls, to sparkle along the tops of numerous waterfalls and creeks, revealing the brilliant colors of fall. The yellow leaves of walnut trees, reddish browns of oaks and the occasional …

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  • Mountain Home man shot in dispute with brother

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Authorities in Baxter County say one man was shot in the face as he and his brother fought over a handgun. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the two brothers were at a Mountain Home residence early Sunday when the shooting …

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  • Arts center to present Bunnicula

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Arts Center will present an adults-only showing of Bunnicula at 8 p.m. Tuesday at 501 E. Ninth St. in Little Rock. A reception with adult drinks and snacks will begin at 6:30. The admission fee is $10. Costumes are encouraged. …

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  • Temperature swings with front

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Thursday was the kind of day where forecasters were able to consult tables for wind chill factors and heat indexes to describe Arkansas’ weather. A powerful cold front sliced through the state in the afternoon, and at one point Arkadelphia …

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  • Jacksonport holds Fall Harvest

    JACKSONPORT — Jacksonport State Park’s first Fall Harvest Celebration event will be Saturday. Activities will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. in the courtyard. There will be activities for all ages. The main attraction will be steam engine demonstrations by the Rusty …

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  • Corn bread cooks crank up for annual Cornbread Festival

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Cornbread Festival, to be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 on South Main Street between 13 and 16th streets in downtown Little Rock, is seeking amateur and professional cooks to show off their best corn bread recipes …

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  • Students share faith on YouTube

    JONESBORO — What started with a couple of friends, a basketball and an iPhone in the gym has led to a YouTube trick basketball ministry that has attracted thousands of fans. Arkansas State University students, Kevin Frisbee of Batesville, a senior physical education and coaching …

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  • Missing Gosnell man found, arrested in Mtn. Home

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Baxter County authorities say a missing Gosnell man has been found in Mountain Home and arrested for trespassing and public intoxication. Sheriff John Montgomery says 21-year-old Josh Wilson was found Wednesday lying unconscious on the lawn of a private home. Wilson …

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  • Rockin’ Fall Festival kicks off Friday

    TUCKERMAN — Tuckerman’s Rockin’ Fall Festival will be Oct. 26 and 27 at Tuckerman City Park. On Friday a Halloween costume contest will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. with first, second and third place ribbons being awarded. There is no entry fee. A …

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