• 1 hurt in Arkansas storms

    CROSSETT (AP) — The National Weather Service in Little Rock says one person was injured when severe storms made their way through the state on Monday. Meteorologist John Robinson says the weather service received a report that a tree fell into a mobile home, injuring …

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  • Mtn. Home plastic surgeon joins ASAPS society

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Dr. Adam Newman of Newman, M.D., Plastic Surgery in Mountain Home has become a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Membership in ASAPS is by invitation only, and the requirements are designed to limit membership to formally trained and …

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  • State surgeon general arrested after incident

    LITTLE ROCK  — Arkansas’ surgeon general faces three misdemeanor charges from a weekend disturbance in which he challenged a private security guard and then was combative with officers, Little Rock police said Monday. A police report says Joseph Thompson, 49, confronted a guard employed by …

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  • Man accused of abducting daughter surrenders

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A man suspected of abducting his 18-month-old daughter after allegedly beating and stabbing her mother walked into an attorney’s office with his daughter and surrendered late Monday, authorities said. Ralph Waldo Morrison III turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals Service …

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  • Sesquicentennial events announced

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has sanctioned several events for April 2012, including festivals, re-enactments, conferences, exhibits and lectures. A complete listing of scheduled sesquicentennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found at www.arkansascivilwar150.com/events. …

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  • Pageant deadline approaching

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock High School Project Graduation 2012 Committee will host the Arkansas “Natural State” and Arkansas “Diamond State” pageant on April 14 at the Calico Rock School auditorium on the elementary campus. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit CRHS Project …

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  • Deputy rescues men from water at park

    PINE BLUFF (AP) — A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy has rescued two men who were thrown from their boat at a park in Pine Bluff. Maj. Lafayette Woods said that off-duty Deputy Tommy Holcomb Jr. was out fishing on Saturday when he heard a loud …

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  • Corps increases releases from White River lakes

    LITTLE ROCK — The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District has increased releases from its White River basin lakes to lower lake levels after the heavy rains in March. Now that the rivers downstream have begun receding, water is being released in a controlled …

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  • Oil spill on Ark. River under investigation

    BARLING (AP) — The Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers are investigating a possible oil spill in the Arkansas River in Barling. The Coast Guard received a report of a rainbow-colored sheen on the water near lock and dam 13, which they said …

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  • 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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