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Pitbull ban lifted in Cabot, hoping to turn around negative stigma for breed

CABOT, Ark. — Cabot city officials revoked a ban on pit bulls Tuesday. There has been a stigma surrounding pit bulls, but city staff wants to put more responsibility on dog owners, rather than the dog itself.


Lonoke County deputies on the hunt for stolen cars

LONOKE COUNTY, Ark. - Deputies in Lonoke County are cracking down on stolen cars in the area. Deputies say many vehicles reported stolen are brought back to Lonoke County because it's easy on and off access to the interstate.


Dozens of grass fires started in Searcy, Newton counties

SEARCY COUNTY, Ark. - A trailer truck picked up a load of charcoal dust Tuesday afternoon in Oxley Township just southeast of Marshall and the driver was unaware that the load had hot spots.


Fresh Fun! Cabot Strawberry Festival Kicks Off in April

Festival season is now upon us, and that means that towns across Arkansas will soon be showing off what makes them special. The Cabot Strawberry Festival is one of the earliest festivals in the year, and it’s one that shouldn’t be missed!


Wampus Cats dominate in host event

The Conway Wampus Cats track and field teams dominated their home meet Tuesday at the Wampus Cat Relays. The girls team won the girls portion, scoring 152, ahead of second-place Bryant, who scored 128.5 points. Cabot finished third with 77 points.


German-owned gun manufacturer expands Arkansas operation

As gun makers face challenges in the weapons industry, German-owned Sig Sauer is taking up an offer from Arkansas to do business here and is already expanding an ammunition plant in Jacksonville.


Clean-Ups Set for City and County

White County is holding their Spring Clean-Up April 25-27. Times: Thurs. & Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. At the Fairgrounds. The City of Beebe is holding their Spring Clean-Up April 29-May 18. City Dumpster Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free for Beebe residents (bring water bill)


Cabot’s “Granny Hulk” holds all-time world record

CABOT, AR (KAIT/KARK) - Sharie Mobley, who turns 70 in July, proves age is just a mindset. Little Rock television station KARK reports that the Cabot woman is known as the Granny Hulk, deadlifting 305 pounds and setting records in her class and in her division.


2021 Jordan Maxwell ready to open eyes

Spring and summer basketball is the time to impress college coaches and improve one’s stock, and for 16-under Woodz Elite wing Jordan Maxwell, that's exactly what he plans to do.


Arkansas city repeals its controversial ban on pit bulls

CABOT, Ark. (KATV) — Cabot announced Tuesday that it's changing its rules on pit bull ownership in the city. According to a Facebook post from the city's animal shelter, dogs that are considered pit bull breeds as defined within the city ordinance will be allowed to reside within the city effectiv


Bryant girls wrap up regular season with second at Conway

CONWAY — The Bryant Lady Hornets won two events and finished second in six others to accumulate 128.5 points, finishing second to the host team at the Wampus Cat Relays in Conway on Tuesday.


AG rules asylum seekers can't be released on bond

PHOENIX -- Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday that asylum seekers who clear a "credible fear" interview and are facing removal don'


SIG Sauer expands Jacksonville ammunition manufacturing plant

Ammunitions manufacturer SIG Sauer cut the ribbon on its expanded Jacksonville, Ark. facility on Tuesday (April 16). Gov. Asa Hutchinson, U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, and local government and economic development officials participated in the ceremony for the state-of-the-art facility.


KARK milestone: 65th anniversary!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - KARK begins this week with a milestone anniversary. A lot has changed for the broadcasting business since KARK first went on the air at 6 p.m. on April 15, 1954.


Strong winds cause power outages affecting thousands across Arkansas

Saturday’s storm system brought strong winds that toppled over power lines and left thousands of people without electricity across the state. An Entergy spokesperson said they've had over 700 workers and contractors.


Remains found confirmed as missing man

SEARCY, Ark.—Police in Searcy say human remains found on a high school campus this week are those of a Louisiana man reported missing 20 years ago. The Searcy Police Department says the remains found Tuesday in a wooded area near Riverview High School are those of Larry Don Madden. Authorities say t


New Ward fire chief also has love for music

Tony Reaves has a love of music and being a firefighter. Reaves, who was hired as chief for the City of Ward Volunteer Fire Department on Feb. 15, said he thinks music might have held back his career as a firefighter. Reaves was a volunteer firefighter for 30 years.


Casual clothes meet ritzy music

A rainy Saturday night failed to dampen the exuberance in Little Rock's Robinson Center during the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's annual Beethoven & Blue Jeans program. Conductor and Music Director Philip Mann led the casually attired but sharply focused orchestra in spirited performances of one audi


Arkansas' pecan growers will attend educational workshop

Pecan scab, pruning and marketing are all on the agenda for the Arkansas Pecan Growers Association’s annual education meeting on May 4 in Lonoke. “We’re pleased to have Charlie Graham, senior pecan specialist from the Noble Foundation, join us,” said Jackie Lee, extension horticulture-integrated pes


Vilonia Youth of the Year says town ‘made to be great’

Jacob Hogan enjoys traveling to other countries, but it’s back in Vilonia that the student is making a big impact. Hogan, 18, was named Vilonia Youth of the Year by the Vilonia Chamber of Commerce.