• Truck drivers help deliver baby at Texarkana diner

    TEXARKANA (AP) — Denny’s does take-out, but they don’t usually deliver. With that in mind, a recent bill of fare at the local eatery inside the Pilot Flying J Truck Stop couldn’t have been cooked up in Kaycee Triana’s wildest imagination. Visiting for the Thanksgiving …

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  • Firefighters memorial completion nears

    LITTLE ROCK — A Little Rock architect who was pulled from a fiery head-on collision by firefighters in Oklahoma more than 25 years ago has donated his firm’s time and services to help build a memorial to Arkansas firefighters on the grounds of the State …

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  • Powhatan Historic State Park announces open house

    POWHATAN — Powhatan Historic State Park will have a holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 7. Admission is free. The park will be decked out in its Victorian Christmas finery during this family-oriented day of crafts, tours, activities and refreshments. Tours …

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  • Forecast upgraded to winter warning

    LITTLE ROCK — The threat of winter weather forced an untold number of postponements and cancellations throughout Arkansas on Wednesday, with high school football championships pushed back by a week and communities delaying the start of their holiday festivities. Forecasters issued ice storm and winter …

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  • Ice storm warning in place for Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Interstate 40 corridor and other areas in Arkansas. The warning is in effect from 6 p.m. today until 6 p.m. Friday and stretches from the Oklahoma border in the …

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  • Gov. Beebe: ‘Good people’ should seek office in Ark.

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday encouraged “good people” to seek public office and criticized as ideologues politicians who make up their minds before hearing all the facts. Speaking to members of the Arkansas Farm Bureau at their annual convention, Beebe waxed …

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  • Mtn. Home teacher named top ag educator in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Farm Bureau has named a Mountain Home agriculture teacher as the state’s Outstanding Ag Educator. Mountain Home High School teacher Josh Baker received the award Wednesday at the opening session of the Farm Bureau’s annual convention in Little Rock. …

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  • Grandfather fatally shoots 3, self

    ALMA (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a grandfather fatally shot his two grandchildren and his daughter’s boyfriend in rural Arkansas before turning the gun on himself. According to reports, Tim Adams shot his 4-month-old grandson, 4-year-old granddaughter and the boyfriend of his daughter at his …

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  • 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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