• Forecasters warn of ice storm

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Forecasters upgraded a winter weather advisory to an ice storm warning after sleet and freezing rain swept into much of central and northern Arkansas. The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight. The National Weather Service at North Little Rock …

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  • Fulton Co. woman tied up

    SALEM — A Fulton County woman said she was hit from behind and tied up before the suspect left her house. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Jan. 26 from Baxter County about a 911 call received from Amber Richardson in Fulton …

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  • ASUMH forms partnership for new course offerings

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home plans to grow its vocational/technical program offerings, according to a news release. On Aug. 1, ASUMH will enter into a lease on the Ultimate Buick GMC building at 4034 Highway 62 West in Mountain Home to house classes …

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  • Search continues for pilot

    MENA (AP) — An Arkansas Forestry Commission official says the search for a missing pilot and a commission airplane continues in western Arkansas. Commission spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said searchers would continue looking until near midnight Monday and would resume today for 34-year-old pilot Jake Harrell …

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  • Man dies in snowy wreck

    YELLVILLE (AP) — An 89-year-old man was killed after a head-on collision on a snow-covered road in north Arkansas. Arkansas State Police say the fatal crash happened Sunday afternoon on the Buffalo River bridge in Marion County. According to a preliminary report, Thomas Seay of …

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  • 1 arrested in Walmart shooting

    CONWAY (AP) — Police in Conway say the suspect arrested in the shooting of a woman at a Walmart on the city’s north side was an employee of the store. Police spokeswoman LaTresha Woodruff told reporters Sunday that Lori Martin of Conway was shot several …

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  • Snow storm hits from Okla. to Ark.

    The first winter storm of 2014 brought ice and as much as 6 inches of snow from southwestern Oklahoma into northwestern Arkansas on Sunday, but overall it was not as severe as meteorologists had feared. Forecasts had called for as much as 10 inches of …

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  • Freezing rain, sleet in forecast

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Another round of wintry weather is headed to Arkansas after snow fell in the northern parts of the state Sunday. The National Weather Service says freezing rain, sleet and snow are expected tonight and early Tuesday. Forecasters say temperatures will rise …

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  • Search for missing plane to resume

    The search for a missing Arkansas Forestry Commission pilot and airplane was set to resume today following a winter storm that hampered Sunday’s search efforts, a commission spokeswoman sad. “We’re frustrated. We’re mad at the weather, we’re just mad,” spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said Sunday. “We …

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  • Red Cross reminds donors of importance of blood supply

    LITTLE ROCK — The American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors of the importance of a diverse blood supply. Patients are less likely to have complications from blood donated by someone with the same ethnicity. Prior to transfusion, blood type and Rh factor are matched. …

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  • ASU to host 76th Annual Communications Day

    JONESBORO — Communication savvy high school students will showcase their individual talents in print, radio, television, social media, speech, advertising and public relations at the 76th Annual Communications Day, March 1, at Arkansas State University. The College of Media and Communication will feature more than …

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  • ‘School nurse’ arrested

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A woman accused of working as a nurse at an elementary school in Searcy while not holding a nursing license made a first appearance in federal court on Thursday after more than a year of eluding authorities. Susan Elaine Boyce, 59, …

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