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Arkansas man charged with murder following arrest in Oklahoma, police say
A western Arkansas man who is accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this month was arrested in Oklahoma and faces a murder charge, authorities said. Adam Mathew Green, 27, of Mena appeared in Polk County Circuit Court Thursday after being charged with first-degree murder. He also faces felony th
Josh and Anna Duggar Spark Breakup Speculation After Arkansas Home Goes on Sale
Is there trouble in Josh and Anna Duggar's marriage? Counting On fans are theorizing the former TLC couple is heading for a split after the couple put their Arkansas house up for sale.
Arkansas Women Charged With Elaborate Credit Card Theft Scheme
The Oxford Police Department arrested two women from Arkansas this week for allegedly being involved in an elaborate credit card theft scheme and any additional victims are being encouraged to come forward.
Woman dies after being shot during domestic fight, Arkansas sheriff says
A 21-year-old woman died after being shot during an apparent domestic fight with a man near Pine Bluff, authorities said Thursday. Jefferson County deputies responded just after 10 p.m. Wednesday to the 3000 block of Mae Drive following reports of a domestic disturbance, according to the sheriff’s o
Arkansas State Police investigates use of force death in Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ark. (KATV) — The Augusta Police Department requested the help of Arkansas State Police to investigate the death of a man who died the is morning at a Searcy hospital.
Sebastian County Coal Mine Vandalized
HARTFORD, Ark. (KNWA) - A coal mine in Hartford was vandalized with damages exceeding $5,000. A caretaker reported equipment in the mine was damaged, and an area near the main entrance had been set on fire, according to Capt. Philip Pevehouse with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office.
The Lassis Inn: A landmark for Arkansas catfish lovers
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — It might have the best catfish in Arkansas -- but it remains something of a secret. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columnist Rex Nelson joined Channel 7's Elicia Dover for a meal eat at the Lassis Inn.
Severe water leak costing Mountainburg over $35K in bills
MOUNTAINBURG, Ark. - A severe water leak is costing the City of Mountainburg thousands of dollars a month. According to Mayor Susan Wilson, the city has paid more than 36,000 in water bills since January 1.
Fort Smith pet panel awaits presentation for microchipping program
It’s April 9, 2017. The Denver Nuggets lead the Oklahoma City Thunder by two with 2.9 seconds in the fourth quarter. OKC inbounds the ball to Steven Adams, who passes to Russell Westbrook. The lead man squares up and launches a game-winning 3, while fans at the Pepsi Center hold their breath. Surely
Public hearing discusses Crawford County water project
A public hearing was held Monday during the Crawford County Quorum Court meeting about a proposed water project in the north central part of the county. Tracee McKenna, director of community development for the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District, conducted the hearing on Crawford Cou
New Attractions Coming To Steel Horse Rally In Downtown Fort Smith
FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The roar of engines will be heard soon in Downtown Fort Smith for the Steel Horse Rally. Wednesday (March 20) organizers announced that there will be new attractions at this year's event including Alternative rock band "Fuel" who will be playing at the rally.
Gun Linked To Large Theft Investigation In Prairie Grove Found In Mountainburg
MOUNTAINBURG (KFSM) -- Mountainburg police said during a traffic stop of a vehicle with fake tags they recovered a gun belonging to a large burglary case out of Northwest Arkansas.
Another One of Many Stolen Ace Hardware Guns Recovered
MOUNTAINBURG, Ark. (KNWA) - Police have recovered another one of the man firearms recently stolen from a hardware store. Mountainburg police said they located one gun during a traffic stop near Highway 71.
Female jail quarters remain overcrowded in Sebastian County
Though some complaints from its inmates are unfounded, overcrowding remains a concern in the women's quarters of the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center, authorities say. Officials say the "CD" female pod in the Detention Center frequently exceeds its 48-bed count, sometimes by up to 35 percent
Sidewalk project expected to be bid soon
At the close of 2018 Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins said he expected a sidewalk project that would connect the downtown area with the city municipal complex, the city’s two parks and all schools in the city to be completed this year.
Hackett house damaged in overnight fire
HACKETT, Ark. — Sebastian County Sheriff's department said they called out fire crews to a home in Hackett overnight. Crews in Hackett and Excelsior responded to the home on Sunshine Mine Rd before midnight.
Chaffee Barbershop Museum to mark Elvis haircut anniversary
The Chaffee Barbershop Museum, 7313 Terry St. in Fort Smith, will mark the 61st anniversary of Elvis Presley's "GI buzz cut" during a free event Saturday. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free buzz cuts will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Other activities include a "Rock Around the Block" walk
Take The Whole Family On A Day Trip To This Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farm In Oklahoma
Wild Things Farm is a 90-acre farm in Pocola, Oklahoma, that’s home to a beautiful strawberry field, gorgeous sunflowers, and lots of fun in a peaceful setting. During strawberry season, you can walk the fields and pick-your-own berries right from the vine. Kids (and adults) of all ages love this ou
Young Teen Brings Flags & Flowers to Local National Cemetery
FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) - A special visitor was on hand at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith Wednesday to carry out an almost four-year mission. Preston Sharp, 13, of Redding, Calif., has a goal to visit every National Cemetery in the country.
Don's Video in Fort Smith keeps movie rental business alive
Kevin Mills remembers the seemingly countless times he, as a young, energetic child, would sprint into Don's Video Movie Rental in Fort Smith. The Hackett resident was unable to contain his excitement each time he, his brother and their mother would make a trek to the store to rent one of the latest