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PICTURES: Flooding in southern Arkansas
ARKANSAS - (2/22/2019) To send your flooding pictures, or any weather photo, post it on our Facebook page, or tag us @MyArkLaMiss on Twitter.
Timeline for this weekend's severe weather threat in Arkansas
Our main focus has been on the severe weather potential for Saturday, but we can’t forget about Friday. A marginal risk for severe weather exists. This means that a few storms could be on the strong side Friday afternoon. The timeline for this is 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The main concern will be heavy rain
Mega Millions rolls over, three $2,000 winners in Arkansas
There was no grand prize winner of Friday’s Mega Millions lottery. According to the Multi-State Lottery Association, the numbers drawn were:. 18-24-31-34-55, Mega Ball 4, Megaplier 4x.
Arkansas governor calls Trump's border emergency declaration 'worrisome'
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday he is concerned about the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to grab funding for a border wall, bypassing the will of Congress.
MISS ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY CROWNED
RUSSELLVILLE —Kara Dickens, 18, of Cedarville was crowned the 64th Miss Tech on Friday night, Feb. 15, during the Miss Arkansas Tech University Scholarship Pageant at Witherspoon Auditorium. Placing the crown was Madison Oswalt of Harrison, Miss ATU 2018, with assistance from Claudia Raffo of Jonesb
One driver dead following wreck in Southeast Arkansas rain
Two vehicles collided in the rain on U.S. 65 in Desha County about 1:54 p.m. Friday, killing one driver and injuring two other people. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Donald Douglas Mannings, 55, of Wilmot was driving a 1994 Lincoln south on the highway near the Desha-Drew c
Arkansas man killed when Lexus runs off highway, lands upside-down in creek, police say
A 57-year-old Camden man died after his vehicle ran off a highway in south Arkansas and landed upside-down in water Thursday night, authorities said. It happened about 7:20 p.m. as Lexa John Page was driving a 1997 Lexus east on U.S. 79B in Camden, according to an Arkansas State Police report.
Arkansas Bill Would Seal Criminal Records for Some Convicted Felons
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - Arkansas legislators are bringing a bill to the table that would allow criminals of non-violent crimes to have their record automatically removed from public databases.
Arkansas County sheriff’s deputy guilty of extortion
A volunteer sheriff’s deputy with the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office has been convicted of extorting confidential informants to steal an ATV and firearms. Cody Hiland, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Diane Upchurch, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Little Rock Field Off
Chief of Police retires after three decades of law enforcement
Connell praised the men and women of the Stuttgart Police Department, referring to them as family who he will miss working with. “I really enjoyed working with these guys,” said Connell. “I am proud of these guys and all the work that they do.”
The blackface yearbook search turns up a 1967 photo at the University of Arkansas
The yearbook searches engendered by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam continues to yield more examples, including in a 1967 University of Arkansas yearbook. KNWA reports on the UA photograph. Its coverage quotes a black member of the UA journalism faculty who was a yearbook staff member then:
Southeast Arkansas Bankruptcies for the week of 2-23-19
Hazel Childers, aka Hazel Freeman, aka Hazel Williams, aka Hazel Wilson and Calvin Childers, P.O. Box 224, DeWitt; filed Chapter 13 Feb. 11. Terry L. Wilson, 56 Crescent Park Drive, #A, DeWitt; filed Chapter 13 Feb. 11.
Stuttgart slaying leads to 2 arrests
Two people were arrested last week in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Stuttgart, just days after his older brother was shot to death in the same city, authorities said.
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Arkansas Department of Health urge precautions against measles
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) are urging Arkansans to take advantage of safe and proven vaccines to prevent a possible outbreak of measles in the Natural State.
Woman searches for answers in sister's cold case 2 years later
MONROE, Ark. - It's been two years since Bobbie Bryant's sister died in a fire and there's still no answer as to what happened that November day. The only things Bobbie Bryant has left to her younger sister are memories and the obituary from her funeral.
Medical marijuana grows hope in Cotton Plant
COTTON PLANT, Ark. - Patients in Arkansas are still not able to buy medical marijuana. But, there is a cultivation facility that is actively growing the plant. Bold Team, LLC has set up shop in the Woodruff County town of Cotton Plant.
Arkansas Crime Watch: Stuttgart shootings, Lonoke fake cop, I-530 tire thrower
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MUSIC SCENE: Montgomery at White Water; Flemons at SoMa
Bonnie Montgomery performs at 9 p.m. today at White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $7. Big Piph & Tomorrow Maybe with opening act Arkansas Bo performs at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $10.
Hunters bag 1,160 light geese in Delta contest
The first World Championship Snow Goose Conservation Hunt, organized by Mack's Prairie Wings in Stuttgart and held Feb. 9-10, raised $31,000 for charity. One-third was donated to Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry.
LSU Welcomes SLU to "The Box" at 4 p.m. Tuesday
Southeastern Louisiana Lions (0-3) at No. 1 LSU Fighting Tigers (3-0) Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field (10,326) LSU – No. 1 Collegiate Baseball, No. 1 USA Today, No. 2 Baseball America, No. 2 D1 Baseball.