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Friday, August 23, 2019

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.

KARK: 12-year-old in custody for attempted LR Burger King robbery

KARK's Arkansas Matters website is reporting a 12-year-old has been arrested and is in custody for the attempted robbery of a Little Rock Burger King where shots were fired.

Arkansas approve rules for new gun measure

The Associated Press reports state lawmakers have approved the final rules for a controversial new measure that would expand where concealed handguns are allowed in Arkansas. The law allows those with concealed handgun licenses to carry on college campuses, in government buildings, and with additional training,...

Stone County man wanted for sexual assault

The Stone County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a man wanted for sexual assault. Click here for information on the whereabouts of Elvis Mingues. Elvis Mingues / Image via Stone County Sheriff's Office

Fox 16: Batesville funeral home cremates wrong body, state finds paperwork errors

Little Rock Fox affiliate Fox 16 has news tonight on Willis Funeral Service in Batesville and how paperwork errors along with the mistaken cremation of a wrong body have led to a temporary suspension for the funeral home. The Fox 16 report is here.

Stone County Jail inmate found dead

A Stone County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Josh Henry, 32, of Mountain View had been incarcerated since Dec. 4 of this year, according to the Stone County Sheriff’s Office. Henry was incarcerated on felony charges which stemmed...

Stone County Sheriff’s Dept. looking for info on two caught on camera

The Stone County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on the identity of the two individuals seen in the below photographs. The two are persons of interest in a burglary and theft at 335 Cedar Creek Rd. in the Round Mountain area of the county. If...

KARK: Proposed new enhanced carry rules irk some state gun instructors

Little Rock NBC television affiliate KARK is reporting gun instructors are not happy with some proposed new enhanced carry rules that could be voted on by state officials this Friday. Click here for the info.