• Retailers raising funds for Children’s Hospital

    LITTLE ROCK — Several Arkansas outlets, hundreds of store employees, and thousands of supporters are dedicating the month of May to help sick and injured kids receiving treatment at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network hospital. CMN raises critical funds for its 170 member …

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  • Waterthrush program to be held at Audubon meeting

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will present the program “Louisiana Waterthrush at Gulf Mountain Wildlife Management Area” by Dr. Leesia Marshall at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Clinton. Marshall will speak about her continued research in ecology and conservation of …

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  • Boy finds finger in sandwich

    JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan teen finishing off an Arby’s roast beef sandwich chomped down on something tough that tasted like rubber, so he spit it out. Turns out it tasted like finger. The fleshy, severed pad of an unfortunate employee’s finger, apparently. Ryan …

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  • Bull Shoals: Incredible fishery for pros, amateurs, families

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Bull Shoals Lake is an incredible fishery — just ask a professional angler, especially those at the recent Bassmaster Elite Series TroKar Quest held on this 60,000-acre impoundment. “Most definitely this is one of the best lakes I’ve fished in a long …

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  • Stone Co. joins lineup of MASH camps

    LITTLE ROCK — Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View joins 28 other locations in conducting two-week MASH (Medical Applications of Science for Health) camps this summer. The Mountain View camp is set for July 9-20. The first set of camps begins June 4 at …

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  • Judge candidate hospitalized for spider bite

    SEARCY (AP) — A White County judge candidate who was bitten on the hand by a snake last month is recovering from a spider bite to the same hand. Bill Haynie was adjusting a water valve at his home near Searcy last week when he …

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  • Pregnant woman dies after seeking police’s aid

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Authorities say a premature baby who was delivered shortly after her mother collapsed while seeking help at the Fort Smith Police Department has died. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs says Celestia Duffin was asking for help at the department’s front lobby when she …

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  • Darr considering bid for gubernatorial nom

    LITTLE ROCK. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mark Darr is considering a run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2014 after Democratic Congressman Mike Ross opted against a bid. But a spokeswoman says he doesn’t have a timeline for a decision. Darr spokeswoman Sarah Beth Lowe …

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  • Remains found

    TRUMANN (AP) — Authorities say city workers have found a decomposed body near railroad tracks in Trumann. Officers said Tuesday the workers discovered the body behind a shed. Police Chief Chad Henson says the remains may have been there about a month. The cause of …

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  • Boy drowns in lake

    ROGERS (AP) — Benton County authorities say searchers have found the body of a Rogers teenager who drowned at Beaver Lake. Sheriff’s Capt. Hunter Petray said Alfredo Caballero was discovered about 7 p.m. Tuesday in about 10 feet of water within 20 feet of a …

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  • Trial set in teen’s death

    FORT SMITH (AP) — An Arkansas man accused of killing a 16-year-old girl he met online is slated to go on trial this summer after authorities found her body in a blue, plastic barrel. During a brief hearing Tuesday, court clerks say Lloyd Jones’ trial …

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  • Occupy LR meets deadline to decamp

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Members of Occupy Little Rock remained at a downtown parking lot with no sign of police — despite threats that the members would be arrested if they do not leave. The protestors gathered this morning with some prepared to be arrested …

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