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Bank robber gets 17 years

Patrick Lucero, 50, was sentenced to 17 years in state prison for robbing Simmons Bank in Beebe on Jan. 30, 2017. Lucero was arrested by the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office one day after the robbery after being identified by witnesses. He confessed to Beebe detectives. White County Circuit Court Ju

ARKANSASLEADER.COM - 2018-01-15 11:30:25

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations around Region 8

Arkansas State University and the Northeast Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee partners to host the 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Monday, Jan. 15. Arkansas State University and the Northeast Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee partners to h

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-15 12:53:19

Education Matters: Tang Soo Do

CABOT, Ark. - A form of martial arts is instilling discipline and respect in a local classroom. A volunteer instructor is using Tang Soo Do to keep kids on the right track. Twice a week, a group of students at Ward Central Elementary swap out their clothes for their martial arts uniform. They're ki

KARK - 2018-01-16 00:21:19

McCollum's Column: The pitches and spins of state tournament bidding

The dynamics are always interesting when the state's superintendents, athletic directors and coaches assemble before the Arkansas Activities Association's board of directors to promote their bids for state and regional tournament sites in all sports. The schools in the larger classifications usually


2 central Arkansas women charged with attempted murder in New Year's attack

Two central Arkansas women accused of attacking a man on New Year's Day were arrested Saturday on charges of attempted capital murder. Beatrice Hadley, 21, and Kiara Gilbert, 24, were being held at the Pulaski County jail. The two also face charges of first-degree domestic battery. A 21-year-old ma

KATV - 2018-01-14 17:50:45

Vilonia's Eason to take on state spelling bee

Vilonia's Braden Eason took home first place against more than 50 Faulkner County students during the annual spelling bee event Jan. 13 at the James H. Clark Auditorium. Eason, the 9-year-old son of Barry and Cindy Eason, is a student at Frank Mitchell Intermediate School. The two words that Eason s

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 01:33:15

Community Helps Jacksonville Homeowner After Hate Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- One of the people helping out today - told me it's a day of service in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Quoting one of his well known sayings - "The time is always right to do the right thing." Pieces of Kevyn Fowler's garage --- torn a part - one month after it wa

KARK - 2018-01-15 23:45:50

Entergy reacquires property west of Hobby Lobby on Markham Street

Entergy Arkansas paid $3.1 million for 10 acres last month at 12209 W. Markham St. in Little Rock. The property is Entergy's West Markham Network Office, said Kerri Case, an Entergy spokesman. Some engineering crews, servicemen and linemen work out of the office, Case said. The seller was Newkirk Li

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-01-14 09:51:00

Evansville Police investigating officer-involved shooting

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Evansville Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 100 block of South Grand Avenue around 5:20 p.m. According to a press release from police, officers responded to a 911 call of an assault in the 100 block of South Grand when officers shot an individual. The

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-16 02:22:16

Police: Replica gun used to rob convenience store of beer

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Police say a woman and three juveniles were arrested early Sunday after a convenience store on the city's East Side was reportedly robbed at gunpoint. Officers arrested Sara Kibin, 26, and three juveniles, including one 13-year-old and two 16-year-olds. Police were called to a Cir

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-15 16:24:58

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke surveys city roads, talks with maintenance crews

Courtesy: Mayor Lloyd Winnecke EVANSVILLE (WEHT) - Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke spent Monday morning checking the status of the city's roads. He got a first-hand look at road conditions before visiting the city garage. Mayor Winnecke says city street maintenance workers have put in over 800 hours

WTVW - 2018-01-15 19:10:55

Early MLK events at University of Evansville canceled, evening events still planned

EVANSVILLE (WEHT) - A rally and march scheduled for Monday at 11:45am at the University of Evansville to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been canceled due to the weather. We're told the following evening events will still take place. 5pm: Women of UE's Black Student Union will host the 'Wom

WTVW - 2018-01-15 16:44:19

You Can Help: Provide donations, volunteer for Evansville-area non-profits

Bread of Life Ministry is in need of perishable and non-perishable food items, toiletries and household goods. They also need monetary donations to help provide delivery services to over 130 food pantries in their area. For more information contact Bill at 812-922-5424. Lampion Center needs paper to


Newburgh sledding fatality results in OWI arrest

NEWBURGH - A Castle High School junior was killed Saturday when her sled went into the path of a vehicle allegedly operated by an impaired driver. Witte Davis Collier, 16, of Newburgh, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 10:13 p.m. accident on French Island Trail at the Old Lock and Dam area in

DUBOISCOUNTYHERALD.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Henderson Police: three accidents, 11 motorist assist runs Monday

As of 2 p.m., Henderson Police said they worked 11 motorist assists and three accidents. Between midnight Friday and 2 p.m. Monday, Henderson Police reported 13 non-injury accidents, one injury accident, and 88 motorist assists. These totals reflect the city of Henderson, not the county as a whole.

WTVW - 2018-01-15 23:33:52

Crime doesn't take a 'snow day' in Henderson; arrests continue

Drugs were found. An officer was hurt. Yes, as the flakes fell and the drifts grew, arrests continued in Henderson. Apparently, and unfortunately, there is no "snow day" for crime.Jeffery M. Walker On Sunday, Jan. 14, Henderson Police Department's Officer Corman made a traffic stop on a 2000 Ford Ex

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:20:11

Fire damages trailer, sends one to hospital

The Danville Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a blaze that caused heavy damage to a singlewide trailer and sent a resident to the hospital Monday afternoon. The Danville Fire Department responded to a call at about 12:35 p.m. and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the trailer, according to

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 23:48:00

The public, the police and trust

Most police officers go their entire careers without having to draw their weapons, much less fire them in the line of duty. It's even rarer when an officer is involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect. Even for big-city departments like New York or Chicago, an officer-involved shooting is somethin

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Expert shares important items to prepare for this week's snow

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Local businesses are gearing up to prepare the community for this week's snow event. Appropriate attire, ice melt and de-icer for your vehicle are some of the items that Nathan Lancaster, Asst. Store Manager of Danville Lowe's recommends. "The past few days we've been seein

WSET - 2018-01-15 23:14:18

Mayor's Wife Dies in House Fire

Officials have confirmed Ruth Byrd has died in a fire at the house of Chatham Mayor Roy Byrd Jr. on Thursday. Firefighters located the body in the basement of the house at 249 Davis Road. Mayor Byrd was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Published inHeadlines