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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)


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.


Business Owner Donates Golf Cart to ASU-Beebe Campus

Carrying prospective Arkansas State University-Beebe students around to show case the campus is now much easier thanks to an electric golf cart donation from local business owner Jesse Boyce.


Cabot Public Schools names Chris Young as Athletic Director

CABOT, Ark. — The Cabot School District is proud to announce the hiring of Chris Young as the new Athletic Director. Young replaces Rob Coleman who is returning to his love of coaching as Assistant Football Coach of the Cabot Panthers.


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.


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.


Congressman, governor attend ribbon cutting for gun manufacturer

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - A leading manufacturer of firearms, ammunition, airguns, and suppressors expanded its company in Jacksonville. Sig Sauer held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility this morning.


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.


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.


ASU-Beebe Community Egg Hunt Set for April 19

Arkansas State University-Beebe’s Student Life Office will have a Community Egg Hunt on Friday, April 19, starting at 4 p.m. in front of the Science Building. The community event will include the opportunity to take pictures with the “Easter Bunny” and hunt more than 3,000 eggs filled with candy.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


Cabot teacher receives national recognition for her work on behalf of crime victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. --A Cabot Freshman Academy teacher is being honored by the Justice Department for her work on behalf of victims of domestic violence. Laura Abbott has received the 2019 Volunteer for Victims Award by the Office for Victims of Crime in Washington, D.C.


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