Stone County man charged with theft by receiving after leaving stolen truck at residence

A Stone County man has been charged in Stone County Circuit Court with theft by receiving after leaving a stolen vehicle at a Mountain View residence. The vehicle in question is a 2003 Ford F-350 truck, valued at $14,000, that was stolen out of Texas....

Highway 14 from Locust Grove to Mountain View to close for repairs due to “slide”

ArDOT officials: A section of Highway 14 from Locust Grove toward Mountain View will be closed later today due to excessive rains causing a "slide." Detour signs are being posted to indicate an alternate route sending traffic through the Wolf Bayou area while the...

Searcy named winner in Small Business Revolution, $500K renovation after weeks of voting

Searcy has won a spot on the Hulu reality show Small Business Revolution – Main Street. After weeks of voting, the town has won a $500,000 revitalization of six small businesses and the downtown area. The renovations will be featured on the...

Highway closure in northern Batesville impacts traffic

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) says a section of State Highway 69 in north Batesville is now closed during current repair work. This section of highway is under width restrictions requiring trucks to use a designated detour route at all times. This impacts roadway...

Stone County Medical Center cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation moves to new location

The cardiac rehabilitation program at Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) has seen exponential growth since opening in May of 2018. So, to accommodate, Kevin Spears, SCMC's chief operating officer, says the program has now relocated to 2010 E. Main St., Suite C, next to...

Bikes, toys, gifts for area ‘Angels’

Citizens Bank employees recently loaded “Angel Tree” bicycles, toys and other Christmas gifts for delivery to the Independence County Fairgrounds to be distributed as part of the “Angel Tree” program coordinated by the United Way of North Central Arkansas. Alicia Williams and Kayla Goodman (center...

Accused formers jailers acquitted by federal jury

Two former jailers were acquitted by a federal jury on December 18. The pair was accused of using unlawful use-of-force at a juvenile facility. The Arkansas Democrat reports that Will Ray, 27, and Thomas Farris, 48, were cleared on charges related to pepper-spraying juvenile detainees. The...

Stone County woman charged after caught switching price tags at Mountain View Walmart

A Stone County woman was caught and charged with switching price tags and ringing up items below their actual costs at the Mountain View Walmart store. Court information stated Autumn Renee Youngberg, 25, switched the price tags on three items that sell for a total...

Stone County man charged with seven counts of stalking

A Stone County man has been charged with seven counts of first-degree stalking after violating a no contact order. Stone County Deputy Tony Trammell was dispatched on Sept. 23 to the 3000 block of Martin Drive on a domestic call. He took into custody 39-year-old...

Region 8 News: Possible human remains discovered in Jonesboro

KAIT Region 8 News has breaking news tonight regarding the discovery of possible human remains on South Stadium Boulevard in Jonesboro. Jonesboro Police are on the scene and investigating. Click here for the report.

LISTEN: Batesville Parks and Rec reps talk new long-distance triathlon challenge; registration ends Oct. 30

A new four-week triathlon challenge will be hosted by Batesville Parks and Recreation, beginning in November. The Iron Distance Wellness Challenge kicks off Nov. 1 and will end on Nov. 30. While a normal long-distance triathlon is a one-day event, the Iron Distance Wellness Challenge...