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Hutchinson Attends Drug Court Ribbon Cutting in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson was in Franklin County for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the county's new drug court. Unlike regular court processes, drug court is in a sense part of a rehabilitation process where the accused enters an unconditional guilty plea.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-14 23:39:00

Sebastian County Sheriff's Office Searching for Wanted Fugitive

The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office is searching for a wanted fugitive from Greenwood. Joseph Johnson, 35, has an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. Johnson also has pending charges in relation to an aggravated assault yesterday.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-18 19:13:00

Inspired By ‘The Holiday’? Here Are 8 Cozy Cottages And Cabins You Can Rent This Winter

Remember the cozy, countryside cottage that Cameron Diaz’s character in “The Holiday” retreated to post-breakup at Christmastime? The cottage that inspired the set for the movie is now for sale in Surrey, just outside of London. It’s on the market for $821,660, so, yeah, it may be a little out of re

SIMPLEMOST.COM - 2018-12-18 15:33:56

Sebastian County searching for sex offender

Sebastian County sheriff's officials are searching for a Level 2 sex offender with an active warrant and pending charges. Joseph K. Johnson, 35, of Greenwood has an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender and has pending charges for a suspected aggravated assault from Monday, accord

GREENWOODDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-12-18 20:26:00

ATU-Ozark Wishes Dr. Murders, Chief Academic Officer Best in Future Endeavors

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus wishes Dr. Michael Murders the best as he transitions into a new role starting January 2019 at South Arkansas Community College. Dr. Michael Murders assumes the duties and responsibilities of Vice President of Academic Affairs. Murders has served as the chief ac

ARKANSASTECHNEWS.COM - 2018-12-18 16:13:54

Arkansas Pharmacists Association: End of the Year Planning

1. Use it or Lose It - A Flexible Spending Account is a special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. You don't pay taxes on this money. This means you'll save an amount equal to the taxes you would have paid on the money you set aside.

KARK - 2018-12-18 18:54:00

Basketball: Balanced Bearcats notch 11th win, roll past Gentry

BOYS — One night after pouring in 38 points, Booneville's Blakley Cobb scored 19 points, inching closer to 900 points for his career, in the Bearcats' 69-56 win over Gentry at the Chuck Hayes Hoops Showcase at Booneville High School.

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-16 07:01:00

Pistol-Packing Teachers Becoming More Common in Arkansas

HEBER SPRINGS, ARKANSAS — Dale Cresswell keeps his gun on his hip at all times: in his classroom, at sporting events, whenever he’s at school. Cresswell, head coach to the senior boys’ track and cross-country teams, is one of a small, but growing group of teachers around the United States who are vo

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-12-16 10:00:11

Allison shares experience of helping to construct Gateway Arch

Village resident Carroll Allison shared an interesting story with the Hot Springs Village Voice earlier this month as he described what it was like to help construct the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2018-12-17 20:43:00

Prairie Grove PD: Wrong-way Driver Hits Two Vehicles on Hwy 62

PRAIRIE GROVE, Ark. (KNWA) - A three-car crash sends two people to an area hospital, according to Prairie Grove police. It happened Monday at 6:30 p.m. on Highway 62 at Cactus Jack Road.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-18 17:19:00

Arkansas man says he’s a king; orders execution of county officials

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. – A Clarksville, Arkansas man believes he’s a king and has ordered President Trump to execute the Baxter County sheriff, former sheriff, and a district judge.

NEAREPORT.COM - 2018-12-13 16:40:56

Taylor: Sports is a privilege

One of the perks to having kids late in life are the stories you share with your kids. My oldest son, Logan, knows many things his classmates don't. For instance, he knows the "Little River Band" is one of the more underrated bands of the '70s. He's heard about green shag carpet, payphones and livin

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-16 07:01:00

Fred Berry center youth deer hunt a success for fifth year

YELLVILLE — Seven youths were selected to participate in the fifth annual Fred Berry Conservation Education Center Youth Deer Hunt and Camp Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Accompanied by a parent or adult chaperone, the young hunters ages 12-15 were able to learn the basics of hunting, field dressing and processing

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-13 21:00:00

Arkansas' Recruiting Finish Could Focus on Three Spots

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - By Otis Kirk. Arkansas has 25 public verbal commitments at this time and has plans to sign 29. The Hogs also have two private commitments, but disregarding them to respect their right to announce a decision when they choose, this will be a general look where the remaining schola

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-13 17:08:00

UAFS Student Discover Passion through Trip to Paris

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Hayla May of Greenwood didn’t realize she wanted to be a medievalist until she stood in front of the Chartres Cathedral in Paris. She had studied the structure throughout the spring 2018 semester as part of an Arts in Paris course, but her research did not

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2018-12-12 07:01:00

Suicide prevention in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — They are unsung heroes working day and night to listen and help. Since December 2017, counselors at The Arkansas Lifeline call center have assisted thousands of Arkansans suffering with suicidal thoughts.

KATV - 2018-12-17 13:33:51

Clubs and Events — 12.16.18

Van Buren Writers Group: Members meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren. Call Sheila at (479) 739-6057. Crawford County Friends of Genealogy: Members meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren.

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-16 07:01:00

Arkansas Couple’s Adoption of 7 Siblings Finalized Ahead of Christmas

A couple in Arkansas was able to adopt a set of seven siblings just weeks before Christmas. Terri Hawthorn and Michael Hawthorn told themselves that they would foster children but never adopt when they became foster parents years ago.

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-12-17 16:12:57

Letter: Salvation Army full of Santa's helpers

When I was a kid, way back in the late 1930s and 1940s, I lived in the little town of Alix, in Franklin County. We'd usually go to Fort Smith a few days before Christmas and I'd see Salvation Army kettles on the corners of Garrison Avenue (where all the stores used to be). I'd always ask my mother f

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-12 07:01:00

Alma graduate Drinkwitz new coach at Appalachian State

N.C. State will have a new quarterback and a new playcaller next season. Offensive coordinator Eli Drinkwitz, who helped develop quarterback Ryan Finley into an All-ACC passer, was named the head coach at Appalachian State on Thursday.

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-12-13 20:08:00