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Sunday, July 21, 2019

New Year’s shooting on Fayetteville’s Dickson St. leaves one dead

Fayetteville/Fort Smith ABC affiliate 40/29 reports one man is dead and another is in custody after an overnight shooting in front of Arsaga's at the Depot on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Click here for the info from 40/29. Christopher Rankin of Sherwood, Ark. / Image via...

New Year to welcome Old Man Winter for an extended stay and c-c-c-cold temps across Arkansas

Very cold air is on its way to Arkansas this weekend, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Little Rock. Wind chill values are expected to fall into the single digits to below zero across Arkansas Sunday night into New Year’s morning with...

UPDATE: Black Hills Energy says natural gas service restored in Mountain View

UPDATE, 12/28/2017: Black Hills Energy says natural gas service has been restored in Mountain View. Read their statement here. UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. 12/27/2017: Shelters are being set up at Flatwoods Baptist Church and School Avenue Church of Christ. An equipment malfunction this morning on the pipeline...

Hog OT commitment switches to Notre Dame

The Notre Dame football site BlueAndGold.com has word on a (now former) Razorback offensive tackle commitment from Pulaski Academy deciding to flip to the Fighting Irish. Click here for the scoop on the Razorback Benedict Arnold. (Just kidding. Sort of.) Image of Luke Jones via his...

Arkansas Business looks at the expanded conceal carry law for 2018

There are changes coming with the expanded conceal carry law going into effect next year. Arkansas Business takes a look at what employers need to know. Click here for the article.

Chicago Tribune: Mountain Home murder victim former Chicago police officer

A man killed in a mid-December shooting in Mountain Home was a former longtime Chicago police officer. The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that Chester Hornowski, 71, worked for the Chicago Police Department for over 30 years and had retired to Mountain Home to run a...

Dem-Gaz: Arkansas VA won’t prescribe or pay for medical marijuana despite state legalization

Even though Arkansas voters have approved the sale of medical marijuana, doctors at the state VA will not be able to prescribe nor will the VA pay for the drug for veterans. Click here for the article from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

HBO to begin production on season 3 of ‘True Detective’ in Fayetteville

Oscar winner Mahershala Ali will play Arkansas State Police detective Wayne Hays The third installment of the HBO crime anthology True Detective created by Nic Pizzolatto and starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali will be filmed and produced in northwest Arkansas, beginning in early 2018, according...

Newport Chamber wraps up holiday promotion

The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce has wrapped up the 2017 'Shop 'til You Drop' holiday promotion in Newport. Daniel Guth of Newport was the winner of the $1,000 shopping spree. Guth was chauffeured on his spree yesterday in a 2018 Expedition from Harris Ford...

Dickie joins First Community Bank’s Little Rock loan origination team

First Community Bank has hired Christopher Dickie as a home loan originator in its Little Rock branch according to an announcement from Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and chief executive officer. Dickie earned a Bachelor of Science from Lyon College and went on to complete...

Heber Springs student in custody after threatening school shooting

The Associated Press via Arkansas Online reports on the arrest of a Heber Springs juvenile after threats of a school shooting.