• Thrift store holding bag sale

    PINEVILLE — The Annual Christian Service Center Thrift Store’s End of Summer Clothing Bag Sale is currently being held and will continue through Sept. 21. Shoppers can fill as many grocery size plastic bags as they wish with summer clothing such as shorts, T-shirts, tops, …

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  • Changing hickories, oaks lure visitors to Arkansas

    JASPER — Arkansas may be best-known for Bill Clinton and Walmart. But come autumn, the state gets attention for something else: stunning foliage. The brilliant yellow and red leaves of hickory, oak and sweet gum trees lure thousands of visitors to this part of the …

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  • Weapons maker relocates U.S. headquarters to Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH — Thermold Magazines, a manufacturer of a variety of magazines for firearms and weapons products, announced today its U.S. headquarters will relocate to Fort Smith from North Carolina. The company will be housed in the River Bend Industries building where River Bend will …

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  • Genealogy program planned

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Genealogical Society will be hosting J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA lectures Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 at the Wyndham Hotel, #2 Riverfront Place, North Little Rock. Registration is open to the public. A syllabus is guaranteed to all those registered …

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  • UAW retirees to meet

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould. Service representatives from UAW Retiree Medical Benefit Trust, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and United Health Care will be in attendance and will speak …

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  • Questions persist about standoff

    PINE BLUFF — When the time came to move 107-year-old Monroe Isadore to a new home, police say he resisted and barricaded himself inside. Authorities tried using a camera to monitor him, along with negotiating tactics, and finally gas to get him to come out. …

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  • Mayor says D.C. trip needed

    JONESBORO (AP) — Jonesboro’s mayor says that while he and some of his employees will spend $2,500 to travel to Washington, D.C., next week, the city will eventually receive far more in return. Mayor Harold Perrin says Jonesboro has needs that cannot be supported by …

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  • Special prosecutor sought for sheriff

    BENTON (AP) — An Arkansas prosecutor has asked a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to explore the possibility of removing the sheriff of Saline County following his guilty plea to a public drunkenness charge. Prosecuting Attorney Ken Casady made the request in a letter …

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  • Court date set for man charged in cyclist’s death

    AUGUSTA (AP) — A 21-year-old man accused of driving into and injuring a group of bicyclists traveling through Arkansas on a cross-country trip has been released on his own recognizance. Prosecutors filed paperwork last week charging Teagan Ross Martin of Newport with negligent homicide after …

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  • Arvest intends offer for Metropolitan Bank

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A second bank says it will make an offer for Metropolitan Bank when it goes on the auction block next Monday. Arvest Bank said in a legal notice published Thursday that it intends to bid on Metropolitan, which has about $1 …

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  • 1 killed in shooting at nightclub

    STUTTGART (AP) — Stuttgart police say they have had trouble obtaining information from people who may have witnessed holiday weekend violence that left one person dead and five others injured. The violence erupted early Sunday at Casey’s Warehouse, where police say Albert Goodloe, 32, died …

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  • Burned body found in SUV

    TEXARKANA (AP) — Authorities in Miller County are trying to identify a person whose body was found in a burning sport-utility vehicle. Arkansas State Police said Thursday that they were called at 4:30 a.m. about the car burning in a dry creek bed on U.S. …

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