List of medical marijuana dispensaries in Arkansas announced

The list of the 32 cannabis buying locations in Arkansas for medical marijuana has been announced. The state has been divided into eight zones with four dispensing locations in each zone. Independence, Sharp, Jackson, Randolph, and Woodruff are among the counties located in zone 3...

No more daylight saving time in Arkansas? Ozark legislator sponsors bill to eliminate

Legislation for Arkansas to adopt year-round standard time and eliminate daylight saving time in the state has been introduced. Sarah Capp, a state representative from Ozark, is the lead sponsor of House Bill 1368. The bill, filed today in Little Rock, calls for Arkansas to be...

Head-on collision leaves juvenile dead, two adults seriously injured in Izard County

A head-on collision near Wiseman in Izard County on Jan. 30 left a juvenile dead and two adults seriously injured. Cheryl Clements, 60, of Horseshoe Bend, was driving her 2012 Ford F-150 south on Johnson View Road while Rodney D. Kemp, 44, of Salem, was...

President Clinton to speak at ASU Feb. 11

JONESBORO – President Bill Clinton, the founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, will speak at Riceland Hall of Fowler Center on the Arkansas State University campus, Monday, Feb. 11. “An Evening with President Clinton” will be part of the...

Life in the Fast Lane: ArDOT posting signs reminding motorists of proper lane usage

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) is installing signs across the state to remind motorists of an existing law that prevents vehicles from continuous travel in the left lane of a multilane roadway whenever it impedes the flow of other traffic. ArDOT crews...

Jonesboro Police on hunt for Dollar General robbery suspect

Jonesboro Police are on the hunt for a suspect in last night's robbery of the Dollar General on East Highland. Officers were dispatched to the store around 7 p.m. in reference to an aggravated robbery. The suspect (pictured below via the store's security camera)...

Arkansas State Police: Judsonia officer-involved shooting under investigation

A law enforcement officer-involved shooting is under investigation arising out of an incident that occurred in White County shortly before 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, according to a press release from the Arkansas State Police. Matthew Garrett, 24, of Judsonia, was wounded by gunfire from...

Mountain View council tables liquor license request in order for public input

In its meeting earlier this week, Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner reports the Mountain View City Council tabled a request from a restaurant to support its effort to obtain a liquor license. Gardner told White River Now the council wants city residents to let them...

Two Jonesboro juveniles arrested in aggravated robbery after online purchase

Around 1:15 p.m. on Jan. 21, Jonesboro police were dispatched to the McDonald's on Johnson Avenue in regards to an armed robbery. The juvenile victim stated to police that he had listed an iPhone for sale online and was contacted by a potential buyer,...

Gary B.: U.S. Census Bureau is hiring

The U.S. Census Bureau says it continues to recruit thousands of workers for temporary jobs available nationwide in advance of the 2020 Census. 2020 Census jobs allow you to earn extra income while helping your community. To be eligible for a job, you must...

Pangburn man dies after being hit by tractor-trailer

A White County man was killed Monday evening in a pedestrian-vehicle accident near White Hall in Jefferson County. The Arkansas State Police preliminary report by Trooper Justin R. Williams said a Kenworth 18-wheeler was traveling southbound on Interstate 530 when a man on foot was...

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