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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.
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
Texas court backs death-drug secrecy
AUSTIN, Texas — A supplier of Texas’ execution drugs can remain secret under a court ruling Friday that upheld risks of “physical harm” to the pharmacy, ending what state officials called a threat to the entire U.S. death penalty system.
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.
Record-setting Dendy to play for Harding
The Albertville football program has produced its share of legendary running backs in more than a century of competition, with several of them enshrined in the Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame.
Racial slurs featured in Riverview school project
SEARCY, Ark.- The Riverview School District in Searcy wants to let parents know that they are aware of a video done as part of a school project that they say featured racial slurs.
Lonoke student achieves rank of Eagle Scout
LONOKE — Lee Glover Langdon started his venture in Scouting when he was in the first grade. At that time, he said, he knew he wanted to be a Boy Scout. Langdon, 15, of Lonoke earned the rank of Eagle Scout in January and received his award March 10 in a ceremony at his home church, First United Meth
County assessor’s office warns of property scam
WHITE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -If you get a letter in the mail saying you owe money for a property assessment profile, throw it away. The White County Assessor’s Office says the letters are a scam.
Jail changes coming to Cleburne County
CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Officials in one area county are working to deal with jail inadequacies as officials are also seeking a long-term approach to the situation. According to a media release from Cleburne County Sheriff Chris Brown, county officials will be implementing some changes in the o
Student finds human remains on campus
SEARCY — Human remains were removed from an Arkansas high school campus Tuesday after a student made the grisly discovery in the woods and contacted police. Searcy police were working to identify the remains found behind an administration building on Riverview High School campus, school district off
Morgan joins Baxter Regional Bone and Joint Clinic
A new staff member has joined the Baxter Regional Bone and Joint Clinic. Dr. Win Moore has announced the addition of Physician Assistant Cheyenne Morgan. Morgan was raised in Cabot and received her bachelor's degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She later completed her master's of ph
Changes coming to Cleburne County Jail
CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ark.- Some big changes are on the way to the Cleburne County Jail. A plan recently approved by the quorum court will no longer allow the jail to hold women long-term. Instead, women will be sent to the White County Jail for housing.
Hwy 25 project to begin in 2020
A safety improvement project along Highway 25 is set to start in 2020, beginning in the 790 block of Highway 25 and spanning across Cleburne County. The project is expected to begin in March 2020, beginning in the 790 block of Highway 25, which is located between the city limits of Guy and Quitman,
OBU splits duel with Harding
SEARCY, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist headed to Arkansas to take on GAC-opponent Harding. The Lady Bison had strong outing as their match went down to the last singles play. Winning the conference duel 4-3. OBU's Men, playing their second match without their No. 3 guy Andres Graterol, fell to the Bisons 6
Fred's to close 19 Arkansas stores
Fred's will close 159 under-performing and unprofitable stores, including 19 in Arkansas, the Memphis-based drugstore chain announced Thursday. The Arkansas locations include El Dorado, Hope, Prescott, Stamps, Mena, Bryant, Cabot, Newport, Searcy, West Memphis, Forrest City, Osceola, Jonesboro, Para
Local DAR members attend state conference
Members of Cadron Post Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, attended the 111th annual conference of the Arkansas State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, March 21-23 at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock.
First town hall meeting discussing proposed millage extension gets heated
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is asking voters to extend a current millage tax. The original 7.6 mills were approved when the district formed in 2016.
Retailer outlines path to no waste
Walmart Inc. will start offering reusable shopping bags for purchase at checkout stands in U.S. stores next month as part of its efforts to reduce plastic waste, the retailer said Wednesday at its 2019 sustainability milestone meeting in Bentonville. The new bags are made with recycled materials, Wa