• Fighter for the lost – Longtime preacher dies at 92

    Just as Ralph Wallis fought for his country in World War II, he also fought to save the lost while serving the Lord as a preacher and Sunday school teacher. Known for his kindness, story-telling and ability to see people beyond their appearances, Wallis died …

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  • Bond set at $100K – Man accused of barging into home, making threats

    A $100,000 bond has been set for a man over a robbery incident after he allegedly entered a house filled with sleeping people saying they had raped his girl and stole her money. The man was identified as James Strickland, 48, of Batesville. Independence County …

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  • Resident starts support group after suicides of loved ones

    The thick-banded bracelet that encircles Mary Robertson’s wrist depicts smiling faces and the words “Gone But Not Forgotten.” She doesn’t wear it to remember her loved ones — she won’t ever be able to forget them — but rather to honor their memory, and more …

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  • Woman comes to court with drugs in vehicle

    MELBOURNE — A woman who parked her car in the Izard County Sheriff’s Office parking lot to appear in district court on Thursday found herself additionally charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Senior Deputy Gabe Sanders ran his K-9 partner …

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  • Levon Helm Tribute wows crowd at Landers

    A nearly sold-out crowd at the historic Landers Theater clapped and toe-tapped to the sound of the music of the late Levon Helm Saturday night as Danny Dozier and the Lockhouse Orchestra paid tribute to the man from Marvell, Ark. The concert was the brainchild …

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  • Izard police: Boy who tried to claim drugs were ‘catnip’ busted

                MELBOURNE — A boy who tried to claim the synthetic marijuana in his car was just catnip was busted when his mom told police they didn’t have any cats, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. …

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  • Craighead Co. couple to be on HGTV

    JONESBORO (AP) — Dana and Steve Watkins hail from small Craighead County towns and never expected to be homeowners in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. But they are, and “House Hunters International” will broadcast their story at 9:30 p.m. Thursday on HGTV. “We both grew up in …

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  • Shutdown could mean 2,000+ Ark. furloughs

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The director of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration says a federal government shutdown could mean more than 2,000 state employees being furloughed starting Tuesday. Richard Weiss told state agency directors in a memo Friday that a shutdown would mean …

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  • The Marshall Plan collecting Tastykakes, donations for troops

    Lehigh Valley, Penn. — When Kaitlin Reinbold’s Marine boyfriend was stationed in Afghanistan in 2011, she sent care packages to remind him of home. Tastykakes were the most popular items with the Marines, particularly with one named Marshall Kennedy, who had never eaten them before. …

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  • Man accused of sex crimes

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Authorities say an Arkansas man faces 38 charges, including aggravated rape and aggravated incest charges, in connection with sex crimes in Louisiana. Zachary Scott Carraway, 25, of Springdale, Ark., has been booked with 19 counts of aggravated incest, 10 counts of …

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  • 19th century Cherokee Indian removal to be discussed

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Spring River Gem and Mineral Club will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in Omaha Center to hear a program, “Cherokee Removal Across Northern Arkansas,” presented by Dr. Daniel F. Littlefield. “The city of Cherokee Village was named because of the Cherokee …

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  • Free health screening announced

    LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy students will host free health screenings at Kroger pharmacies throughout the state Saturday, including the store in Batesville. The screenings will include blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar checks and will be held …

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