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Charges Filed in Monticello Murder for Hire Plot
MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Formal charges have been filed against a Monticello woman who was arrested in October for an alleged murder for hire conspiracy against her husband and his ex-wife. On Friday prosecuting attorney Thomas Deen filed two formal charges of first-degree murder solicitation a
Monticello Says 'Play Ball' With Miracle League Field (Wellness | Winner, Class II)
Baseball has long been called America’s pastime. and thanks to the hard work of Monticello residents, disabled children have the opportunity to experience the joys of the game at the city’s new Miracle League field.
Lake Hamilton fends off Star City at Wolf Arena
PEARCY -- In at game where both teams combined for 13 points in the first quarter, Lake Hamilton managed to come out on top as the Lady Wolves held on for a 51-49 win over Star City Friday night at Wolf Arena.
Former Arkansas police chief charged with drug possession, tampering with evidence
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A former northwest Arkansas police chief was arrested Thursday, according to KATV content partnerKHBS 40/29 News. The Fort Smith TV station reported that Brian Key, former chief of the Lincoln Police Department, was charged with drug possession and tampering with evidence.
The Arkansas philanthropy honor roll
Universities have been the major beneficiaries of multimillion-dollar gifts in the past 24 months, with the University of Arkansas system taking in a record yearly amount in 2018 for its current capital campaign. UA Monticello received a record gift of $6 million and Arkansas State University, Hendr
"Armed Intruders" Visiting Monticello Schools Today
MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Monticello schools will be getting a visit from “armed intruders” today. All staff and students will be participating in a drill to test the Monticello School District’s emergency procedures. As part of the test simulation, an actor will play the part of an armed intrud
Arkansas puts away UTSA in second half
Isaiah Joe racked up 21 points and Daniel Gafford scored 11 of his 13 points in a pivotal stretch of the second half as Arkansas outlasted Texas-San Antonio 79-67 on Saturday in North Little Rock, Ark.
State college basketball composite schedule
W. Kentucky at Arkansas, 2:30 p.m. Arkansas State at Minnesota, 3 p.m. Harding at Henderson State, 3 p.m. Ouachita Baptist at Southern Arkansas, 3 p.m. Missouri Baptist at Central Baptist, 3 p.m.
Dollar General Bowl Countdown: Northern Illinois defeats Arkansas State 38-20 in 13th game
In anticipation of the Dollar General Bowl between Buffalo and Troy at 6 p.m. CST Dec. 22 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, AL.com is counting down the bowl through the years:. Northern Illinois scored 31 straight points to take its ninth straight victory 38-20 over Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on
On this Day in AR History: December 12
On this day in 1838, Desha County was founded. The county was named for landowner and War of 1812 hero Captain Benjamin Desha. Before it was settled it was Native American territory. The Arkansas, White, and Mississippi rivers provided fertile farm land and more than enough food for the Quapaw. Even
12 Years on Sex Charges for Drew County Man
DREW COUNTY, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Drew County man who exposed himself to an 11-year-old child pled guilty to four charges Monday morning and was sentenced to a total of 12 years behind bars. Responding to a domestic violence call back in July Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies were told by a woman at the
Price is Right's Bob Barker celebrates 95th birthday
The Price is Right's Bob Barker turns 95 on Wednesday. The show celebrated early by giving Barker a cake and received birthday wishes via Skype. According to reports, Barker was the host of the daytime show for 30 years before Drew Carey took over in 2007.
Arkansas LB Dee Walker Arrested With Huge Amount of Marijuana, Xanax and AR-15
Remember when two Arkansas players got suspended for flirting with MSU dancers? Their latest player debacle is a bit worse. It doesn't sound like a mistake a player should make. It sounds more like the plot of a movie as guns and drugs are included.
Arizona Bowl Betting Preview: Arkansas State Has One of the Hottest Offenses in College Football
Arizona Bowl – Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Nevada Wolf Pack (+1.0) Three things to know before betting on Arkansas State-Nevada:. 1. Arkansas State hasn’t had much success in bowl games under current head coach Blake Anderson. The Red Wolves are just 1-3 both straight up and against the spread in
Arkansas Research Alliance Welcomes Six New Members
Six new members are inducted into the prestigious Arkansas Research Alliance program. Governor Asa Hutchinson congratulated the new "fellows" at the state capitol on Thursday. The six Arkansans were recognized for their ongoing research and contributions in fields like biomedical engineering, plant
His only living boy: A Mississippi father testified against his son, but came to blame the gun
They drove four hours south through Mississippi, back down the gravel road that led to a house that once belonged to a family. Roger Stringer climbed out of his red Nissan pickup and watched as his son Zac eyed the front door. Inside the house, pencil marks still notched the pantry wall, reminders o
Missing Pastor Found Dead in Lincoln County
LINCOLN COUNTY, Ark.-A Southeast Arkansas man who was reported missing Thursday afternoon was found dead. Detectives discovered the body of Ernest Jenkins, 76, on Saturday in Lincoln County.
Courthouse Getting A Face Lift
RISON – A crew from Sure Foundation Construction, LLC of Holland, Ark., paints the trim around the top of the Cleveland County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon in the second phase of a courthouse restoration project for the century-old structure.
Big Creek and Reedville Baptist District sets banquet
The Big Creek and Reedville Baptist District Association’s Laymen’s Banquet will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Star City Civic Center. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children 6-12 years old and free for children 5 and younger, according to a news release. Tickets are available from
Prairie Grove, Lincoln Celebrate Christmas
Prairie Grove postponed its Christmas Parade on Dec. 8 because of the pending weather forecast during the week so that means local residents will have several options this weekend to celebrate the holiday season.