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Little Rock man lands in Independence County Jail after traffic stop

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A Little Rock man who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped on a traffic violation Wednesday, Nov. 29, ended up in the Independence County Jail.    Independence County Sheriff’s Department information says Larry Don Ervin, 34, of Little Rock, was found to be in...

Independence County Bar Association honored

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The Independence County Bar Association has been named an “Outstanding Local Bar Association for 2017” by the Arkansas Bar Foundation and Arkansas Bar Association. The foundation and association annually recognize local bar associations that contribute to the administration of justice and the standing of...

Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge visits with Gary B. about Mobile Office stop in Salem and more

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White River Now's Gary B. visited with Arkansas Attorney General (and Batesville native) Leslie Rutledge this morning. Listen to her comments below regarding the AG's Mobile Office making an appearance in Salem this morning, as well as her political future, including talk of a possible...

Mountain View shooting response leads police to drug house

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A woman was apparently shot Thursday night, Nov. 30, inside what is described by authorities as a drug house at the corner of Cedar and Webb in Mountain View. Police were called to the shooting after 9 p.m. Thursday and found blood spots along with...

Stone County man arrested, charged in sexual assault allegations

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A Stone County man has been arrested and charged after an investigation into sexual assault allegations involving a female juvenile. Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds said an investigation was conducted by Detective Sean Hickman of the sheriff’s office and an investigator from the Arkansas State...

Region 8 News: Mountain Home murder suspect tries to run over deputies, slams into police car

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Jonesboro ABC affiliate KAIT is reporting Mountain Home authorities have a murder suspect in custody after he tried to run over deputies and slammed into a police vehicle. Click here for the latest.

Hwy. 25 across Greers Ferry Dam temporarily closing to traffic next week

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From the Army Corps of Engineers office: HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 25 across Greers Ferry Dam from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 and Thursday,  Dec. 14, weather permitting, to move work platforms...

BREAKING: Three found dead in LR apartment

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Little Rock CBS-TV affiliate KTHV is breaking with news that three people have been found dead in a Little Rock apartment. Click here for the story.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers coming to Batesville

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Wichita, Kan.-based Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has announced a franchise agreement for three new area locations, including one in Batesville. The chain announced in a press release today that in addition to the Batesville location, local entrepreneur Kevin Morrow will also open new...

New life for Dogpatch USA property?

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InsideFortSmith.com reports the long-closed Dogpatch USA near Jasper might be home to a new tourist destination. Click here for all the info.  

KATV: Dixie Cafe locations to close

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A longtime fixture on the statewide restaurant scene is apparently closing its doors. Little Rock television station KATV is reporting they've received word from managers of various locations of The Dixie Cafe that the chain is closing for good on Wednesday. Apparently, the Little Rock corporate...