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Man shot and killed in Arkansas neighborhood

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - A man died after being shot in an Arkansas neighborhood Wednesday evening. The shooting happened in Blytheville. Police were called to the 100 block of East Cherry Street around 6 p.m.


Highway To Hell; Satanic Group Adopts Stretch Of Road In Arkansas

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A religious group in Arkansas has officially adopted a stretch of highway to keep the state beautiful and litter free. Satanic Arkansas plans to host quarterly cleanup events along the stretch of highway located towards Roland on Highway 300 in Central Arkansas.


Legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide In Arkansas

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A lawmaker from Bentonville wants to give patients in Arkansas the right to die on their own terms. Representative Dan Douglas calls his bill the Compassionate Care End Of Life Option Act.


Satanic Arkansas adopts mile of Highway 300, plans cleanup event in Little Rock

Satanic Arkansas, a free-standing religious group, has adopted a stretch of Highway 300 near Pinnacle Mountain and is participating in the Keep Arkansas Beautiful campaign. They also are planning a cleanup event on March 9 from 8 a.m. to noon for the 10th Annual City Wide Cleanup. The event will be


Retirement party thrown for Arkansas Highway Police corporal in viral video

A final radio call heard by people across the country. After 31 years of service for the Arkansas Highway Police in Harrison, Cpl. Roy Martin retired. "It wasn't always about giving someone a ticket or doing that,” Martin said. “There's a lot of times out here on the highway that you can help people


Adventure Arkansas: Fayetteville Swimming

This week for Adventure Arkansas we grabbed our goggles and swim suits and hung out with the Fayetteville High School Swim Team as they taper and prepare for their state meet. We spoke with some seniors on why they love to swim and how they are excited for the biggest meet of the season.


53-year-old inmate found dead at Arkansas jail

A Baxter County jail inmate was found dead early Wednesday, authorities said. Frank Salvadore Compton, a 53-year-old Harrison man, was found unresponsive by jailers during a cell check shortly before 3:20 a.m., a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John F. Montgomery states.


Lady Dogs soar to high-scoring win over Arkansas

Georgia’s SEC game Thursday night against Arkansas was part-track meet, part-free throw shooting contest and part-baby shower. And the Lady Bulldogs handled all three just fine.


Large amount of pot, THC oil, and ecstasy confiscated during Texarkana, Arkansas arrest

Texarkana, AR - Police in Texarkana, Arkansas take a large amount of drugs off the streets following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Police say Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield, Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna, Arkansas, were taken into custody after authorities discovered 10 pounds of ma


Arkansas family loses everything after escaping fire

CROSS COUNTY, Ark. — Eight members of a Cross County, Arkansas family escaped a devastating fire Monday morning. The fire destroyed their home and everything they own. It happened in the small community of Cherry Valley located a few miles from Harrisburg. On Thursday, one of the survivors told us a


Large part of Arkansas under enhanced risk for severe storms on Saturday, forecasters say

More rainfall is expected in Arkansas before storms on Saturday that have the potential to turn severe, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The agency predicts heavy rainfall Thursday evening through Saturday, raising flooding concerns due to already elevated rivers from recent rains.


Skeletal remains found near I-40 in central Arkansas; police investigate whether they are those of man missing since 2015

Authorities in Central Arkansas said they are investigating whether human remains found off a Conway road are those of a man who went missing more than three years ago. A man discovered what appeared to be a human skull just before dark on Monday on the city’s north side, the Conway Police Departmen


Arkansas lawmaker proposes cutting lunch funding from schools that struggle to improve reading skills

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — One Arkansas lawmaker wants to get more students reading by putting money on the line—specifically, their lunch money. Rep. Alan Clark (R-Lonsdale) proposed a bill that would cut lunch funding in schools that struggle with reading, and he is working to get others to support the


Arkansas completes sweep of EIU with 3-2 win on Sunday

The Arkansas Razorbacks finished off a three-game sweep of the Eastern Illinois Panthers on Sunday, winning 3-2 on a walk-off single by Heston Kjerstad. After leading by two runs and holding the Panthers scoreless until the top of the eighth inning, Arkansas had a chance to close out the game in the


48-year-old man rolls car into Arkansas River

A man wrecked his car into the Arkansas River near Coaldale early Monday morning, and was transported to the Heart of the Rockies regional medical center with an injury complaint.


Arkansas Couple Arrested After DPS Discovers Over 4,000 Grams of Methamphetamine During I-30 Traffic Stop

Texas DPS officers arrested Victor and Amber Hernandez of Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon after discovering 4,003 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-30.


ATF joins hunt for suspects who stole 79 guns in brazen Arkansas hardware store burglary

Authorities in Arkansas released surveillance video Monday they say shows three suspects inside an Ace Hardware shop swiping 79 guns—mostly pistols—within two minutes after breaking into the store.


Know your history? Survey says most don't, particularly in Arkansas

For today's presidential holiday, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation prepared a 20-question quiz on American history. 60 percent flunked and Arkansas responses put us in the bottom five states.


Passport fairs to be held in 3 Arkansas cities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Three Arkansas post offices are hosting events this month to help anyone who needs to get their passport. Since appointments are not required on passport fair days, customers are urged to show up early because applicants will be served on a first-come, first-served basis until th


Arkansas to see '19 juco wing play Monday, plus Hogs make cut for '19 big man Raymond Hawkins

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Razorbacks may have a couple of things working in their favor when it comes to 2019 junior college prospect Sean Miller-Moore (6-5 wing, Moberly Area Community College in Missouri, native of Toronto) -- one, Miller-Moore is friends with current Hog and Toronto native Gabe