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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Stone County man arrested, charged in sexual assault allegations

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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...

Biker killed in one-vehicle accident in Baxter County

A motorcyclist was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Baxter County. William B. Cockrum, 60, was traveling north on Hwy. 5, just north of Clarkridge, according to Arkansas State Police Cpl. Britt Clements’s preliminary report, when his Harley Davidson motorcycle went off the...

Man arrested for meth possession after Pleasant Plains traffic stop

A Letona, Ark. man was arrested Friday on Blackland Road near Pleasant Plains when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was clocked going 67 m.p.h in a 45 m.p.h.-posted zone. In the police report, John Marlow, a deputy with the Independence County Sheriff’s...

Teen missing from Cleburne County

Arkansas Matters.com reports a 13-year-old from Cleburne County is missing. Click here for the details.

KATV: Judge to review “Boys on the Tracks” documents

Little Rock TV station KATV is reporting a judge in a Freedom of Information Act suit will review federal documents related to the 30-year-old "Boys on the Tracks" case. In 1987, the bodies of two teenage boys were found on railroad tracks in Alexander, Ark....