• Winter weather may hit Southern Plains

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Winter weather is in the forecast for the Southern Plains later this week, with snow, sleet and freezing rain expected. Despite temperatures in the 60s and 70s on Tuesday, it’s supposed to get chilly on Wednesday. A winter storm watch was …

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  • ASU-Beebe performing Yuletide Madrigal Feast

    BEEBE — The Arkansas State University-Beebe music department will perform a Yuletide Madrigal Feast at 7 p.m. Saturday at the University Café in the Student Center on the Beebe campus, located at 610 N. Pecan St. The evening will begin with wassail followed by a …

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  • State revenue lower than predicted

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ revenue in November fell below last year’s figures and predictions for this year, financial officials said Tuesday. The state Department of Finance and Administration reported that Arkansas’ net available revenue for last month totaled $349.7 million, which was $800,000 less than …

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  • Flippin boat manufacturer adding aluminum model

    FLIPPIN (AP) — A venture by Ranger Boats into the aluminum boat market marches on with a roll-out scheduled next month for two V-hull models. Ranger Boats President Randy Hopper says most of 370 boat dealers in the Fishing Holdings LLC organization have taken quickly …

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  • Winter storm watch issued

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for much of Arkansas later this week. The watch is in effect from Thursday night through Friday afternoon. Forecasters say a strong cold front will move through the area Wednesday, followed …

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  • Living nativity to be presented

    SEARCY — First Assembly of God in Searcy will host a drive-through living nativity spectacular, according to a news release. “Families and church groups travel from all over Arkansas and adjoining states to experience a cast of over 200 volunteers, exotic animals, and hand-crafted scenery,” …

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  • Wintry weather predicted in Ark.

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says colder temperatures and wintry precipitation are possible this week in Arkansas. Forecasters say a cold front is expected to move through the state Wednesday and stall out in the southern part of Arkansas. The weather service …

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  • Name of victim in shooting in Jonesboro is released

    JONESBORO (AP) — Police in Jonesboro have released the name of a man that officers say was shot and killed inside a nightclub on the city’s west side. Police Sgt. Doug Formon said that 22-year-old Xavier White was shot just before 2 a.m. Saturday inside …

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  • 2nd suspect in Wynne slaying surrenders to police officers

    WYNNE (AP) — Police in Wynne say a second man wanted in connection with a double-slaying has surrendered. Police told reporters that the 23-year-old suspect surrendered about midnight Saturday and was being held without bond and was due in court today. Two men have now …

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  • ‘Code word’ billboard vandalized in Harrison

    HARRISON (AP) — Authorities are investigating after someone vandalized a controversial billboard along the Harrison Bypass. The billboard went up in October and reads, “Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Anti-White.” Someone vandalized the billboard early Friday to now say, “Anti-Racist is a Code Word …

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  • Health sciences applications due

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Applications for the health science programs at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home are currently being accepted. Students interested in applying to the phlebotomy program should turn in their applications by 5 p.m. Monday. Applications, transcripts and the results of entrance exams …

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  • ASU-MH welcomes ‘Jingle on the Green’

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home has celebrated the beginning of the holiday season for more than 10 years with its annual Jingle on the Green, a free community event featuring Santa Claus. This year the event has been redesigned but will …

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