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Harrison, Ark. business owner sentenced to prison for identity fraud

HARRISON, Ark. -- The owner of a Harrison, Ark. restaurant will spend the next ten years in prison. Donald Alexander accepted a plea deal on identity fraud charges. A judge sentenced him to a ten-year prison sentence. Alexander faced five counts of identity fraud. He is known under several alias.


Teenager falls from bluff near Hawksbill Crag in Newton County, Ark.

NEWTON COUNTY, Ark. -- The Newton County, Ark. Sheriff's Office reports a second fall from along the trail to Hawksbill Crag in April. Sheriff Glenn Wheeler says the teenager, 15, of Texas, fell from a bluff at Mule Tall Falls. It is a popular waterfall located along the bluff line. The teen fell 15


Jasper United Methodist Church Spring Salad Luncheon

The annual Spring Salad Luncheon hosted by the Jasper United Methodist Church is scheduled for Thursday, April 25. This year's luncheon is in honor of Lynda Trolio. Lynda, during her many visits to Jasper, did volunteer work with the charities that the salad luncheon proceeds go toward helping. Her


Police: 90-year-old killed after SUV slams into back of car on central Arkansas highway

An SUV slammed into the back of a car Monday night along a central Arkansas highway, killing the car's 90-year-old driver and injuring the other driver, authorities said. The Arkansas State Police said Audrey Heer, 90, of Bauxite was in a stopped vehicle in the outside lane of U.S. 70, about a mile


Busy weekend in Newton County, sheriff says

JASPER — Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler reported the weekend was busier than normal with several major incidents taking place. In addition to the more common patrol activities, calls for service and the medical and fire emergencies his office dispatched, Wheeler highlighted the more serious cal


Three missing Arkansas children found safe in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three children missing from Arkansas were found Monday night in Kansas City, Arkansas State police confirmed to FOX4. According to police, officers located the missing children and their vehicle around 11:30 p.m. They did not say specifically where officers found the three childre


Beware when adventuring outdoors; Arkansas is home to 5 different species of ticks

Now that we are in full spring mode in Arkansas, we are not the only ones enjoying the warm weather. Blood-sucking ticks are waiting for their next meal and when a tick bites it could be carrying a disease.


Two teenage girls nearly abducted by a man in Newton County, Arkansas, Authorities are investigating

WESTERN GROVE, AR - Two teenage girls were chased by a man in what authorities are calling a possible attempted abduction around mid-day on Saturday. Two teenage girls were approached by a man asking them to "play". The girls then walked away. The man then chased the girls nearly a half mile and gra


Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Festival goes up at the Clinton Presidential Center this weekend

Do you like carbs or wine? If you answered no to both, move along because you are clearly a robot. If you answered correctly, congratulations, because you’re a real human being who is going to have a great time at the Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Fest.


Possible attempted abduction reported in Newton County

WESTERN GROVE, Ark. — The Newton County Sheriff's Office received a call after 12 p.m. on Saturday of a possible abduction in Western Grove. The caller reported two girls, in their early to mid teens, had been approached by a man carrying a large stick. The man reportedly said "let's play" to the gi


Buffalo National River to Employ Local Teens for Summer Program

HARRISON, Ark. (KNWA) - The Buffalo National River is now accepting applications for the Youth Conservation Corps. The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), is a summer youth employment program that engages the youth in meaningful work experiences on public lands.


Waters Edge Counseling opens Harrison office

Waters Edge Counseling opened an office in Harrison and are located just off the square at 213 W. Rush. Kris Anderson LCSW, is a licensed certified social working with more than 10 years of experience providing quality mental and behavioral health treatment to his clients.


Sinkhole closes traffic in North Little Rock near Arkansas River

The North Little Rock Police Department tweeted Tuesday morning that a sinkhole has closed traffic near the corner of Washington Avenue and Spruce Street. The sinkhole is less than a mile away from the Arkansas River.


Living Well: Blood test developed in Arkansas detects cancer early

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The more cancer spreads, the harder it is to treat. That's why early detection and diagnosis is key for treatment strategies. A new blood test developed by a team in Arkansas can detect the earliest stages of cancer.


Medical marijuana will be available for Arkansas patients in three weeks

ARKANSAS - Medical marijuana will be available for patients in Arkansas in just three weeks. Four dispensaries in northwest Arkansas are approved to sell marijuana. That's including one state-of-the-art business that is still under construction.


David Arquette shooting horror comedy in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. — A new film starring David Arquette is being shot in Arkansas. The horror comedy 12 Hour Shift is about a group of nurses who steal organs and sell them on the black market. Production has begun in Jonesboro.


Hot Dog Shoppe owner pleads guilty

Online Boone County Circuit Court records show the former owner of the Hot Dog Shoppe on the south side of the Harrison square has pleaded guilty to charges against him and was sentenced to prison.


Northwest Arkansas animal shelter temporarily closes after dog tests positive for deadly virus

A public animal shelter in Northwest Arkansas temporarily shuttered Monday after at least two dogs tested positive for Canine Distemper, a potentially fatal viral infection with no known cure.


Little work done in Arkansas fields due to rain

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 21. Topsoil moisture supplies were 0 percent very short, 0 percent short, 36 percent adequate, and 64 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 1


Police: Man injured in Northwest Arkansas shooting; 1 held

Police are investigating a shooting in Northwest Arkansas on Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred in Pea Ridge at 1072 Richards St. at about 9 a.m. this morning, police said. A 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound was taken to Northwest Medical Center, and a 59-year-old man was taken to the Pea Ri