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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Arkansas Matters reports on arrest of Cave City student for school threat

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ArkansasMatters.com directs you to a story regarding the arrest of a Cave City juvenile for a possible school threat. The website notes authorities arrested the juvenile on Saturday on suspicion of terroristic threatening after a picture surfaced that featured him holding a pistol in...

Region 8 News: Turtle Creek Mall flasher apparently still flashing

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Region 8 is on the case of an apparent serial flasher at The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro. The first reported flashing incidents occurred at the mall's Target store in January. (Click here to read the story.) Now, there's been another incident of a man...

BREAKING: Two infants found dead inside suitcase in Cross County

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ArkansasMatters.com has the breaking news that two infants have been found dead inside a suitcase along County Road 62 in Cross County. Click here for the info.

NPR: Monsanto vs. Arkansas State Plant Board

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NPR, the National Public Radio network, features a story on agrochemical giant Monsanto's fight to utilize a controversial weedkiller, dicamba, in the state of Arkansas. The Arkansas State Plant Board has severely regulated the use of the herbicide in the state, noting it can damage certain...

Morgan Nick Amber Alert system changes in Arkansas

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Arkansas has changed the name of the Morgan Nick Amber Alert system, a move endorsed by Morgan's mother, Coleen. From this point forward, when an alert for missing child goes out in Arkansas, it will be called an "Amber Alert" and not a "Morgan...

Blake Shelton shocks Fort Smith with surprise show Thursday night

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Country star and a judge on NBC's The Voice, Blake Shelton, surprised Fort Smith residents with an impromptu and free concert at a local nightclub last night. Shelton tweeted the surprise show news around noon yesterday. KFSM-TV has the details.

Cops bust Baxter County man named Shelby Mustang Gt 500 Miller

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The Smoking Gun highlights the Feb. 2 arrest of a Mountain Home man named Shelby Mustang Gt 500 Miller, age 29. Police say Miller was arrested for driving without a license and two separate vehicular charges. He was booked into the Baxter County Jail on...

A-State’s spring semester headcount: 13,790

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JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s total headcount on the 11th day for the spring 2018 semester is 13,790, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced today. The total student headcount, including students from A-State’s Campus Queretaro, was slightly higher than last spring.  However, the number of students associated...

BREAKING: Region 8 News reports missing Trumann girl found safe in Nebraska

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Region 8 News says that missing teen Arissa Farmer of Truman has been found safe in Nebraska. She had been missing since last Saturday. Check out the report here. Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest weather every weekday morning by listening to...

Bethesda couple charged in court for marijuana and more

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A Bethesda couple has been charged in Independence County Circuit Court with three drug-related felonies. Bethany Edley, 39, and Bobby Bennett, 29, lived at a residence on Leaper Lane where law enforcement officers raided and found a marijuana growing and processing operation. Court records say investigators...

Freezing temps bring area propane prices into focus

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With the cold temperatures rolling into the region, White River Now's Gary B. takes a look at propane prices around the area. When you live in a rural area of the country like we do, you will find many residents use propane as a heating fuel....