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Over 26,000 pounds of pills turned over in Arkansas during Drug Take Back Day

Over 26,000 pounds of old prescription medications were collected during last month's Prescription Drug Take Back Day. That word comes from the office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Justin King, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration assistant special agent-in-charge, joined the attorney general in reporting...

Baxter County Sheriff’s Office: Rural Mountain Home man jailed for making threats against CNN, Don Lemon, more

A rural Mountain Home man is in jail after allegedly making more than 40 phone calls to the headquarters of CNN in Atlanta and making death threats toward CNN anchor Don Lemon. The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Benjamin Craig Matthews on charges of...

UPDATED: Jonesboro Police Department releases further info on discovery of possible human remains

UPDATED with further info from the Jonesboro Police Department, Nov. 8, 12 p.m. The Jonesboro Police Department has updated and added additional information (in bold) to their earlier statement regarding the location of possible human remains on the south side of Jonesboro: On Wednesday, Nov. 7,...

Jonesboro Police Department releases statement on possible human remains located

The Jonesboro Police Department has released the following statement regarding the location of possible human remains on the south side of Jonesboro: On Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, officers with the Jonesboro Police Department received a call that subjects had located what they believe to be...

Region 8 News: Possible human remains discovered in Jonesboro

KAIT Region 8 News has breaking news tonight regarding the discovery of possible human remains on South Stadium Boulevard in Jonesboro. Jonesboro Police are on the scene and investigating. Click here for the report.

LISTEN: White River Now’s Gary B. visits with sister of missing Jonesboro woman

A Jonesboro woman hasn't been seen in months, and her family is searching for answers to the disappearance. Lisa Ann Prescott, 53, was last seen Aug. 31 of this year. Her front door was unlocked, and her cell phone and purse were still in...

Open enrollment begins tomorrow for state-based health insurance exchange

Open enrollment begins tomorrow (Nov. 1) in the state-based health insurance exchange. The program provides health insurance plans for individuals who do not have access to employer-provided insurance and uses the federal enrollment platform found on Healthcare.gov. Individual plans available through the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace...

Batesville parolee sentenced for 2017 murder of Sherwood man, originally from Mountain View

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is reporting a parolee from Batesville has been sentenced to a long term in state prison for killing a Sherwood resident, originally from Mountain View. Antonio Dewayne Briggs, 37, was given a 35-year, no parole prison sentence for the July 2017...

ASP: Two bodies discovered outside Leslie

KY3, the Springfield, Mo. NBC television affiliate, is reporting two bodies have been discovered inside a crashed vehicle off U.S. 65 near Leslie. The Arkansas State Police is working the case with another police department. Both bodies, which have yet to be identified, have been...

Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Races coming up this weekend in Mountain View

A hint of autumn in the air means outhouse racers are being constructed and bean recipes are being perfected for the Bean Fest and Outhouse Races to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27 in Mountain View. Now in its 36th year, the festival draws...

2018 HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo announced

For the seventh consecutive year, First Community Bank and White River Medical Center (WRMC) have partnered to offer women of the area an event focused on women’s health. HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented at the Batesville Community Center on Tuesday, October 23rd, from...

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