• Outdoors show to see time changes

    LITTLE ROCK – Because of the summer Olympics, the popular “Talkin’ Outdoors at the Corner Café” will not be seen at its normally scheduled times on some Arkansas television stations, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Arkansas Outdoors newsletter. The show typically airs …

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  • 2012 Fulton Co. Fair — ‘It’s An American Tradition’

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair will be held Monday through Aug. 11 in Salem. “It’s An American Tradition” is the theme of the six-day event. Creative arts exhibits will be checked in before the fair opens and will be accepted from 10 a.m. to …

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  • Sheriff launches Smartphone app

    BENTON (AP) — The Saline County Sheriff’s Office has launched a Smartphone application that allows it to communicate more effectively with the community. Sheriff Bruce Pennington says the Saline County Sheriff’s Office app is a free download for users and is available for Android smart …

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  • Teen captured after escape from center

    MAUMELLE — Authorities say they’ve captured a 16-year-old boy who escaped from a youth detention facility in Maumelle. Maumelle police say the teenager escaped from the Methodist Behavioral Hospital shortly after midnight Tuesday. Police spent hours searching for the youth before locating him in Maumelle’s …

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  • Man drowns in quarry

    OZARK (AP) — The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office says a 63-year-old Ozark man has drowned while swimming in a rock quarry with friends. The sheriff’s office says Leonard Gates was swimming Saturday afternoon in a private rock quarry when he briefly went under the water. …

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  • Fort Smith police seek gunman after shooting

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Fort Smith police are searching for a gunman after a man was found fatally shot early this morning. The victim, who was found dead at a home on North 57th Lane, has not yet been identified. Authorities say they have a …

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  • Brothers battle for Bassmaster Classic berth

    CONWAY — Emotions were running as high as the central Arkansas thermometers when brothers Matt Lee and Jordan Lee of Auburn University stepped to the weigh-in stage for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series final Sunday morning. “This is painful,” said Leigh Lee, mother of Matt …

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  • Man arrested, shoots self

    JONESBORO (AP) — Authorities in Jonesboro are investigating after a handcuffed man fatally shot himself while sitting in the back of a patrol car. Chavis Chacobie Carter, 21, shot himself Saturday night. Carter, who was from Southaven, Miss., had been picked up on a felony …

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  • Weather service forecasts 110 degrees in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures as high as 110 degrees and a high danger of wildfire in Arkansas. Forecasters say humidity is expected to drop below 30 percent today across the state, making it easier for fires to start. …

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  • Parents slain; girl kidnapped, later found alive in Tenn.

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Police found a girl alive in Tennessee late Saturday, along with the man suspected of abducting her and killing his parents. Little Rock police spokeswoman Sgt. Cassandra Davis said officers in Memphis found 33-year-old Antonio Whitlow and 12-year-old Amber Whitlow — …

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  • Tanker overturns, catches fire

    SWIFTON  – An 18-wheeler overturned on Highway 67 between Swifton and Alicia in Jackson County shutting down the highway at about 9 this morning. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, the tanker appeared to overcorrect causing the tanker to overturn and spill its load …

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  • Resident finds body of missing man in lake

    HOT SPRINGS — A 19-year-old athlete who went missing in Lake Catherine earlier this week has been found. The Garland County Sheriff’s Office says a local resident discovered the body of James King Thursday morning in the lake near a dock. Dive teams using sonar …

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