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Arkansas family’s missing puppy found hanging in woods behind their home

MONTE NE, Ark. — An Arkansas family is calling for justice after finding their missing puppy hanging from a noose in the woods behind their home. The family said they searched everywhere they could think of, including local animal shelters, after their beagle mix Chevy went missing from their yard d


Beware when adventuring outdoors; Arkansas is home to 5 different species of ticks

Now that we are in full spring mode in Arkansas, we are not the only ones enjoying the warm weather. Blood-sucking ticks are waiting for their next meal and when a tick bites it could be carrying a disease.


Pinnacle EMS takes over former Yell County EMS

YELL COUNTY, Ark. - For the last few years, controversy has surrounded Yell County EMS. A 2016 audit found nearly $700,000 was missing from the budget. In 2018, the former director and his wife, Sidney and Donna Ward, pleaded guilty to embezzlement. After that, the future of the EMS service was up i


Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Festival goes up at the Clinton Presidential Center this weekend

Do you like carbs or wine? If you answered no to both, move along because you are clearly a robot. If you answered correctly, congratulations, because you’re a real human being who is going to have a great time at the Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Fest.


BREAKING NEWS: The Yell County Sheriff's Office confirms suspicious death investigation in Ola

YELL COUNTY, ARK. - The Yell County Sheriff Office is investigating a suspicious death in Ola. The Sheriff says they received a call of a decesed person lying on Second Street.


David Arquette shooting horror comedy in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. — A new film starring David Arquette is being shot in Arkansas. The horror comedy 12 Hour Shift is about a group of nurses who steal organs and sell them on the black market. Production has begun in Jonesboro.


Little work done in Arkansas fields due to rain

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 21. Topsoil moisture supplies were 0 percent very short, 0 percent short, 36 percent adequate, and 64 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 1


Semi still in river months after Yell County bridge collapse

On January 30th, a semi-truck collapsed a historic bridge in rural Yell County. The bridge, and the truck full of processed chicken, ended up in the Petit Jean River. Even though the accident happened months ago, the semi is still in the same spot.


Police: 90-year-old killed after SUV slams into back of car on central Arkansas highway

An SUV slammed into the back of a car Monday night along a central Arkansas highway, killing the car's 90-year-old driver and injuring the other driver, authorities said. The Arkansas State Police said Audrey Heer, 90, of Bauxite was in a stopped vehicle in the outside lane of U.S. 70, about a mile


Web Extra: Possible gator spotted in Yell County

YELL COUNTY, Ark. - A possible gator was caught on camera in Yell County Friday afternoon. Our photographer spotted the creature in the Petit Jean River while out on a story. See for yourself in the video above.


Man arrested in Russellville for stealing woman's underwear

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - The story of a suspected underwear thief has invaded a tight-knit Russelville neighborhood. Police arrested Luis Alfredo Bernal-Lopez last weekend after authorities say he broke into a neighboring apartment and stole multiple pairs of women's undergarments.


Arkansas Game and Fish Town Hall Meeting Tonight in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting tonight in Springdale. The meeting will take place at the Jones Center from 6-8 p.m. tonight.


Hard Rock Resort and Casino Proposed for Pope County

Pope County may soon have a new resort and casino that has a familiar name – Hard Rock. Warner Gaming has partnered with Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to proposed a resort for Pope County in Arkansas. The resort is expected to feature a hotel, dining options ranging from casual to up-scale, live entert


Northeast Arkansas prosecutor plans to run for circuit judge

A longtime northeast Arkansas prosecutor announced on Tuesday his plans to run for a newly created circuit judge position. Scott Ellington announced Tuesday afternoon on his Facebook page that he would be running for circuit judge this upcoming election season.


Program that helps released Arkansas inmates in need of donations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An exodus program that helps inmates get back on their feet needs your help to keep them out of jail. More than ten thousand men and women are released from prison in Arkansas every year.


Medical marijuana will be available for Arkansas patients in three weeks

ARKANSAS - Medical marijuana will be available for patients in Arkansas in just three weeks. Four dispensaries in northwest Arkansas are approved to sell marijuana. That's including one state-of-the-art business that is still under construction.


Arkansas man sentenced to 50 years in sexual assaults

BENTONVILLE -- A Cave Springs man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday for sexually assaulting two girls. Justin Adams, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault. The plea was under an agreement Kevin Lammers, Adams' attorney, reached with Tyler Williams, deputy prosecutor.


Danville High School needs votes to win $75K in art contest

DANVILLE, Ark. - Danville High School is asking for your vote. It's not in any election, but a competition for the best designed shoe. Students across the country competed in the Vans Custom Culture competition submitting shoe designs based off their local culture and another off the wall theme.


A better world through art at Fayetteville's Terra Studios

"Often, when we think about the problems facing the world, they seem insurmountable," muses Val Gonzalez, executive director of Terra Studios of Fayetteville. "We feel hopeless about having any impact on global issues. But we truly can do our part.


Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff

PONCA, Ark. (AP) Authorities say a 15-year-old Texas boy was seriously hurt after falling from a bluff in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains, one week after an Iowa college student fell to her death in the same area.