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Monday, August 19, 2019

Regional overhead door companies merge

Jonesboro Overhead Door and Tri County Garage Door recently merged under a single ownership, combining two of the top overhead and garage door companies in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.  “As a family-owned business, we keep the families of our customers and the families of...

Prosecutor to seek death penalty against suspect in Linda Collins killing

Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce said today in Randolph County Circuit Court he will seek the death penalty against the woman who is accused of killing former State Sen. Linda Collins. Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell (pictured right, with Collins in a social media post)...

Batesville School District to conduct sealed bid sale of several vehicles

The Batesville School District will be conducting a sealed bid sale of several vehicles on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 12 p.m. All of the vehicles will be sold as they are auctioned and will have a reserve minimum bid representative of the salvage scrap value. The...

Region 8 News: Westside School shooter killed in last night’s head-on collision near Cave City

Region 8 News is reporting that a victim in last night's head-on collision outside Cave City participated in a deadly 1998 school shooting at Jonesboro's Westside Middle School when he was 11. Drew Grant, 33, of Jackson, Mo., died in last night's accident on Highway...

The 53rd Annual Boy Scout White River Canoe Race is underway

The 53rd Annual Boy Scout White River Canoe Race is off and paddling with the three-day race ending Saturday afternoon in Batesville. George Latus, Scout leader and race organizer sat down with Gary B. to give a rundown of the race. The canoes should finish the...

Stone County planning for a multi-use facility for recreation and meetings

There are committees being formed in Stone County that are discussing and planning for a time when there will be a multi-use facility for gatherings and recreation. A woman who has been involved in the project since the very beginning, Stefine Brown, tells us more. The...

Arraignment of Rebecca O’Donnell set in relation to the slaying of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins

The Office of Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce issued a press release to all area media outlets advising that the arraignment of Rebecca O'Donnell has been set. The arraignment of Rebecca O’Donnell will be held on Tuesday, July 30, at the District Courtroom...

Cave City Celebrates with the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival

Since 1980, Cave City has celebrated the World’s Sweetest Watermelons with an atmosphere of fun, family and music. The town is gearing up to host the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival this week, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m. Friday,...

Game and Fish still searching for slithery serpent from Shirley

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) is still on the hunt for a pet Columbia red-tail boa constrictor that went missing from its owner's Van Buren County home last week. The snake is approximately 11 feet long and was last seen just before...

Event scheduled for tomorrow in Benton to focus on missing people in Arkansas

The eighth annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event that raises awareness for missing people will take place tomorrow, July 18, at the Benton Event Center in Benton, Ark. This event is used as a gathering for families and Arkansas law enforcement to raise...

LISTEN:BHS Athletic Director gives praise to Arkansas Children’s Hospital during recent Kiwanis Club meeting

During last Friday’s Batesville Kiwanis Club meeting, a report was given on the monetary support the club was sending to Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.  It was noted how the hospital serves Arkansas' children. The club’s keynote speaker on Friday was Batesville High School...