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Beebe Mom Says School Isn't Doing Enough to Stop Bus Bullying
BEEBE, Ark.- A Beebe mom is speaking out about the bullying she says her 8 year old daughter is experiencing on the school bus. Caitlin Powers says it's gone beyond typical teasing and she's concerned the school isn't doing enough to handle it.
Bob Ballinger spits on the voters of Arkansas, wants to roll back minimum wage for thousands
In November, 68.5 percent of Arkansas voters approved an increase in the state minimum wage. Today, barely two months later, Sen. Bob Ballinger has introduced legislation to roll it back for many workers.
Searcy Named Finalist in Top 10 Small Towns List
SEARCY, Ark. - Searcy Arkansas has been named among the Top 10 towns in the running for a half-million-dollar transformation and a starring role in a hit reality series called Small Business Revolution – Main Street.
New load-bearing vests mean benefits for Cleburne County sheriff's deputies
CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ark. — Cleburne County sheriff’s deputies have a new look, one that could make their jobs and lives easier. Deputies have begun wearing new load-bearing vests that replace their previous bulletproof vests and their utility belts. Approximately half of the deputies in the county have
Searcy's Sunshine School Dances to Justin Timberland
SEARCY, Ark. - This is sure to brighten your day!. The Sunshine School in Searcy created a music video and posted it on YouTube. You may know this tune, it's "Can't Stop The Feeling" Justin Timberlake.
Local residents on Harding dean's list
SEARCY, Arkansas - More than 1,200 Harding University students were included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the fall 2018 semester. The following Fort Gibson residents are among those listed: Krista Keeley, a senior accounting major; Kali Keeley, a junior medical humanities major; and
PCSO arrests 35-year-old Cabot man after arranging to have sex with a minor
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — A 35-year-old man from Cabot was arrested after he arranged to meet with what he believed to be an underage girl for sex. Pulaski County deputies arrested Michael S. Kelley after he contacted the underage girl, who was impersonated by a deputy, through social media and tried to
Arkansas man pleads innocent in fatal shooting
FAYETTEVILLE -- A 75-year-old man from Prairie Grove pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the shooting death of a man last month. William Garland Smith of 16181 S. Applehill Road is charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 19 death of Shane Crawford, 62. Smith was given an initial trial date of March
Web Extra: Woman Gets Help for Dying Dog Who Helps Her Walk
LONOKE, Ark. - For many pet owners, our furry friends become part of our extended family. Glenda Clements, 64, of Lonoke, says Dini ,a Great Pyrenees dog, is more than family. Her dog helps her walk.
Arkansas man gets 20 years in prison after killing girlfriend, burning her body in New Orleans
An Arkansas man received a 20-year prison sentence after admitting to strangling his girlfriend to death in Minnesota and then driving her body to a New Orleans junkyard, where authorities found it burning in a shipping container.
Brrr! Arctic Cold Coming to Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Get ready to bundle up because the coldest air Arkansas has seen this winter and since Jan. 18, 2018 is headed for the Natural State. We'll begin to feel it Saturday as an Arctic cold front passes through the state.
Minute Man Restaurants to Make Comeback in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A once popular restaurant chain that dwindled to just one location in the state is making a comeback. The owner of the Minute Man Restaurant of El Dorado has partnered with Matchbox Food Group founder and Arkansas native Perry J. Smith to revive the legendary brand. Initial plans
Long and Winding Road for ATU Basketball
Arkansas Tech University will begin a string of four consecutive Great American Conference basketball doubleheaders away from home when it visits Harding University on Thursday, Jan. 17.
Government shutdown affects the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The longest government shutdown in history is affecting millions of Americans. With no end in sight for the shutdown, people and organizations around the country are looking for ways to cope.
Puppies Rescued After Being Tossed From Car Along Highway In Beebe, AR
BEEBE, Ark. (KARK) - Nearly a dozen puppies all dumped in one day have rescuers in Beebe, Arkansas, fed up with the abuse that keeps happening in their city. Animal Services picked up three puppies abandoned along a road Monday afternoon.
Another 1,200 dropped from Arkansas Medicaid over work rule
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas officials say the number of people who have lost Medicaid coverage for not complying with a work requirement has risen to more than 18,000. The Department of Human Services on Tuesday said more than 1,200 people were kicked off the state’s Medicaid expansion for not comp
Deputies: Missing Oklahoma Woman Believed To Be In Arkansas
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a missing Oklahoma woman believed to be in the Sebastian County area. Connie Sue Ritter, 20, of Pocola, Okla., hasn’t been seen by her mother since November 2018, according to a news release from the Sebastian County Sheriff’s
PHOTOS: Police seek information in armed robbery at central Arkansas gas station
Police are working to identify and locate four assailants who robbed a gas station in Jacksonville on Monday, authorities said. Four males wearing masks and armed with handguns entered the Citgo Food Mart at 120 Marshall Road at about 9:40 p.m. and took just under $700 from the store, according to a
Former youth volunteer at Arkansas church arrested for sexual assault
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — A man who volunteered as a youth worker at a northwest Arkansas church is facing charges for alleged sexual assault against a young girl, according to our content partnerKFSM.
Arkansas man arrested for Internet stalking of a child
AUGUSTA, Ark. (KATV) — An Augusta man was arrested and accused of messaging someone he believed was a 14-year-old girl for the purposes of having sex. According to the First Judicial District Drug Task Force, 27-year-old Leslie Pruitt, also known as "Lil Red", sent sexually graphic messages and phot