• Toddler missing after attack on mother

    TOLLETTE (AP) — Authorities are searching for an Arkansas man suspected of abducting his 18-month-old daughter after deliberately crashing into the girl’s mother’s car and stabbing the woman with an ice pick. Arkansas State Police issued a missing child alert Sunday for Zahkairi Morrison. Witnesses …

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  • Man drowns in quarry

    MAYFLOWER (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man has drowned at a rock quarry near Mayflower. Maj. Andy Shock said the man was swimming with his girlfriend’s three children when he went under the water about 6 p.m. Sunday. Shock says the children told investigators …

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  • AgHeritage Farm Credit Services gave out $3.1 M

    LITTLE ROCK — AgHeritage Farm Credit Services distributed $3.1 million in association profits for 2011 to customer-owners through the Patronage Program. “Not only are our interest rates competitive and credit dependable, but as a cooperative, AgHeritage Farm Credit Services customer-owners share in the profits,” said …

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  • Man drowns in Lake Norfork

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says a Baxter County man has drowned in Lake Norfork. Montgomery says 43-year-old Robert Ray Comstock drowned about 3 p.m. Thursday after falling into the lake from a private boat dock in the Diamond Bay area. …

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  • Town known for KKK ties tries to rebrand

    HARRISON — When a black man supposedly broke into a white man’s home in 1905, a mob ran most black people out of town — and instantly gave this community a lasting reputation as being too dangerous for minorities. More than a century later, only …

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  • Record temps, severe storms possible

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe storms are possible Monday after much of the state experiences warm temperatures that are well above average for this time of year. Forecasters say record temperatures are possible through Sunday, with highs predicted in the …

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  • March Madness dance, watch party scheduled

    JONESBORO — The March Madness Big Dance Watch Party will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Jonesboro Country Club. The event, sponsored by Clopton Clinic Foundation, will allow participants to view the National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championship on large screens throughout the building, eat …

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  • Cemetery cleanups set

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — A cemetery community cleanup will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Hutchinson Mountain. Those attending are asked to bring tools. ——— The annual work day for Barnes Cemetery in Independence County will be Saturday. Those attending are asked to bring yard tools. …

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  • Volunteer delegates needed

    LITTLE ROCK — The Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services, in partnership with the Arkansas Area Agencies on Aging, is seeking Arkansans who are at least 60 years old to volunteer to serve as delegates to the Eighteenth Biennial Silver Haired …

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  • Free trees offered

    JONESBORO — Free three- to four-foot young pin oak trees will be distributed to people leaving the Jonesboro Car Show at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center Saturday and Sunday. The trees will be given away by Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club as part of …

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  • Horse judging camp set for June

    LITTLE ROCK — 4-H members interested in sharpening their horse show judging skills can learn new skills at the Arkansas 4-H Horse Judging Camp, set for June 28 at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center. “We’ll cover a variety of classes, including western and English …

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  • Calico museum to honor woman

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum will host a reception to honor Hazel May from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Refreshments will be served. May worked at the U.S. Post Office in Calico Rock for more than 34 years and served as postmaster for …

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