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Thursday, August 13, 2020

2018 HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo announced

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For the seventh consecutive year, First Community Bank and White River Medical Center (WRMC) have partnered to offer women of the area an event focused on women’s health. HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented at the Batesville Community Center on Tuesday, October 23rd, from...

FOUND: Missing Jonesboro juvenile found safe in Poplar Bluff

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UPDATE 10/09/2018, 06:15 a.m.: The Jonesboro Police Department has released a statement saying Quinn has been found safe overnight in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Jonesboro Police Department was notified that 16-year-old Sloane Caroline Quinn had run away from school property today, according to a release...

Rodney Crowell, blues, fireworks, and more to be part of this year’s Depot Days in Newport

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Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell to headline 21st annual Depot Days Festival The 21st annual Depot Days music festival is set to take place Sept. 28 and 29 on historic Front Street in downtown Newport. The festival is described in a press release for this year's event...

BREAKING NEWS: Deal in place for George’s, Inc. to buy Ozark Mountain Poultry

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Big news that affects the local (and state) poultry industry: Talk Business & Politics is reporting that Springdale, Ark.-based George's, Inc., the nation's 11th largest poultry producer, is in talks to purchase Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP), based out of Rogers, Ark. OMP has facilities in...

Area travel club visits Eureka Springs, sets preview of major trips for 2019

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Two prime 2019 travel destinations – to explore the history and culture of Italy, and to enjoy an acclaimed Dutch-inspired tulip festival in Michigan – will be previewed by the Citizens Bank Travel Club at a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11,...

Arkansas law enforcement remind drivers to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ during Labor Day festivities

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Over the next few weeks, Arkansas law enforcement officers will participate in the national campaign to prevent impaired driving. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over operation will run from Friday, Aug. 17 through Monday, Sept. 3. The intensified enforcement campaign coincides with the Labor...

KATV: One dead, three injured after boat capsizes on Lake Norfork Sunday

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KATV has the news of a boating accident on Lake Norfork over the weekend. Click here for the story.

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles planned for Mountain View; 14th year for event

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Riding enthusiasts agree some of the best motorcycling in America is in the Ozarks. Built on that simple premise, a festival organized fourteen years ago with no budget and heavily dependent on volunteers. The first event drew about 350 motorcyclists. Now, thousands of bikers...

Clinton woman arrested for stealing pills from Heber Springs nursing and rehab facility

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A Clinton woman has been arrested after being accused of stealing hydrocodone pills while she worked at a Heber Springs nursing and rehabilitation facility. Bambi Lee Clauer, 37 was arrested by agents with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and transported to the Cleburne County...

ASP: St. Louis man killed in gunfight with authorities

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The Arkansas State Police has identified James Edward Blackmon, 35, of St. Louis, Mo., as the individual who was fatally wounded last night (Monday, July 30, 2018) in a gunfight with two Arkansas State Troopers and a Mississippi County Deputy. At approximately 6:57 p.m. yesterday,...

WATCH: Spring River sinkhole repaired, according to state commissioner

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A sinkhole that opened in the Spring River near Hardy last month has been closed, according to Commissioner of State Lands (COSL) John Thurston. The Commissioner of State Lands office, alongside the Attorney General’s office, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Geological Survey, ArDOT, the...