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Court papers describe killing of veteran

Court documents released Friday in a south Arkansas homicide describe the brutal assault and death of a military veteran, whose body was found buried near a dirt road last month in Clark County.

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Another Major Drug Bust in the River Valley by Arkansas State Police

RIVER VALLEY, Ark. (KNWA) - Over the past few weeks, the 12th / 21st District Drug Task Force (DTF) partnered with the Arkansas State Police and arrested 16 individuals allegedly transporting drugs through the area to other parts of the United States.

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Suspect in Clark County murder arrested in Searcy County

One of three people facing first-degree murder charges in the death of a man near Hot Springs has been captured in Searcy County. Searcy County Sheriff Kenny Cassell says his agency learned Brock Henthorn of Amity was wanted on a probation violation and was at a residence on Frolic Lane on Jan. 24th

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Proposed bill would remove Confederate commemoration from Arkansas flag

A proposed bill would change the language in state law that commemorates the Confederate States of America when describing the design of the Arkansas flag. House Bill 1487, filed Friday by Rep. Charles Blake (D-Little Rock), would not alter the design of the flag, but would change the designation of

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Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting woman at Bryant hotel, police say

A central Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel was arrested by police in Bryant on Thursday, authorities said. Joseph Grabanski, 37, faces rape and second-degree battery charges, according to the Bryant Police Department.

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Blood drives planned in Amity, Arkadelphia

Arkansas Blood Institute will conduct blood drives at the following times and locations this week:. • Today -- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Centerpoint High School's cafeteria stage, 755 Highway 8, Amity.

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Down in the dumps: How to find rabbits in Arkansas

When I first saw the cottontail, its head was sticking out of the burner on the kitchen stove. But almost as soon as it appeared, it withdrew into the stove again, disappearing like a rabbit in a magician’s hat trick.

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160 knife-makers from around the world compete at 26th Annual Arkansas Knife Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Around 160 knife-makers from around the world shared space at the convention center. Awide array of blades -- from swords to daggers, hunting knives, and even kitchen knives -- were on display during the 26th Annual Arkansas Knife Show.

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45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism begins Feb. 24 in Hot Springs

Tourism partners from across the state will meet at the 45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism February 24-26 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. This year’s conference theme is “Tourism Builds Community.”

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Special Report: Making the Grade

BISMARCK, Ark.- Aristotle once said, "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." Aristotle never made his way to what is now Arkansas, but if he were to swing by Bismarck, he'd find what's cultivated and grown there is indeed bearing the fruit he's talking about.

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First of two suspects in Halloween 2017 shooting arrested

The first of two suspects sought in connection with a shooting incident in Hot Springs on Halloween night 2017 in which passing vehicles were struck by gunfire was arrested on felony warrants in Little Rock early Friday.

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Traveling Arkansas: Dog Show in Camden

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of February 22!. East Arkansas Community College presents an evening of classic hits with The Platters, The Drifters, and The Coasters.

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Capitol Preview: Funding for Arkansas Highways and Trump's Border Wall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On this week's Capitol View, the author of the casino amendment and the state director of Americans for Prosperity join Jessi Turnure to break down the governor's highway funding plan and what proposed constitutional amendments lawmakers could refer to voters.

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On this day in Arkansas: February 15

On this day in 1905, a new horse racing track was opened on a pasture where previously horses races had taken place for many years prior by local farm boys. The track was called Oaklawn Park Racetrack and it was a hit place for local gambling which had already been happening in Hot Springs since the

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Southern Arkansas outlasts Henderson State, 15-11

ARKADELPHIA – A pair of four-run innings helped No. 13 Southern Arkansas keep pace in a 15-11 win Friday night against Henderson State. In addition to the 26 runs, the Great American Conference baseball opener witnessed 22 hits, nine errors and 22 stranded base runners.

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Lakeside junior boys play best game of season for district championship

Multiple flagrant fouls by Magnolia emphasized the junior Panthers' frustration in the final minutes of Thursday's 5A-South district tournament final against Lakeside. The junior Rams claimed the district championship with a 43-33 victory at Hot Springs' Trojan Fieldhouse.

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Fort Smith insuring more assets, spending less through Arkansas Municipal League program

The Board of Directors last week discussed insurance policies for the upcoming year to cover the city’s vehicles, equipment and property. Fort Smith is a participant in the Arkansas Municipal League insurance program, which is “substantially cheaper” than private insurance policies, Finance Director

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Man in women's dorm lobby triggers police response at OBU

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - With the exception of modest traffic and a few footsteps, Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia is pretty quiet. "This is a really small, university community," Jeff Crow, safety director at the school says.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE TRI-LAKES AREA

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Multicultural Student Programs and Multicultural Organization Reaching Equality student organization will host Vanilla Hannah in an Alumni Spotlight at 7 p.m. Monday in Young Auditorium; a choir concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Greater Pleasant Hill Baptist Ch

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Campbell Foundation Concert set for April 20 in Delight

DELIGHT — The Delight Council was apprised on Monday night of the official creation of the Campbell Memorial Foundation and the resulting benefit concert that will be held in Delight.

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