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Arkansas gets big 2nd half
FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas women's basketball Coach Mike Neighbors didn't panic when his team got off to a slow start Sunday against Prairie View A&M and neither did his players.
Pike County murder suspect pleads not guilty
The Pike County man charged with first-degree murder last week pleaded not guilty Monday in Pike County Circuit Court during his formal arraignment. Phillip G. Bates, 36, who has a Hot Springs address but apparently resides in the Glenwood area, is accused of killing Roy VanSlyke of Glenwood on Nov.
Local man arrested for kidnapping
A local man was arrested last week for kidnapping and second degree domestic battery. Yair Escamilla-Torez, 40, of Nashville, was arrested on Dec. 5 after Nashville Police Lt. Clint Tedford was dispatched to 1216 Mine St. “regarding a person that had been beaten up,” Nashville Investigator Larry Mar
Pike County picks veteran lawman as new sheriff
In the runoff election to determine the Pike County Sheriff’s race held last week, Travis Hill defeated Roger “Bimbo” Flemens 1,212 to 893. Hill was victorious in every precinct in the county excep for Newhope.
MS principal still on leave as battery case continued
The third-degree battery case for the Mineral Springs High School principal has been continued to February due to the judge’s unexpected health issue. MSHS principal Clint Jones, who is currently on administrative leave, had a Dec. 11 court date, but his misdemeanor case and all other Calhoun County
Going down memory lane at Caddo Hills
This article was published today at 3:00 a.m. Stepping inside Caddo Hills' basketball arena Friday night, I instinctively looked to see if my mother was sitting in the usual place.
SWAR shooting suspect in custody
A Hempstead County man wanted for a shooting near Washington, Arkansas is now in custody. James Stuart, 61, turned himself into deputies at the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office.
Fourth courthouse a charm for Pike County
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the seventh installment in the Courthouse Challenge series. From now until Dec. 20 you can vote on the best looking courthouse in the region online at texarkanagazette.com. This Challenge is not paywall protected. Subscribers and non-subscribers can go to the polling page and
Arkansas Won't Complete Football Recruiting Class During Early Signing Period
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas has 25 public commitments and plans to add 29 new recruits in the Class of 2019, but it all won't be over during the Dec. 19-21 early signing period.
Arkansas Tech will name new football coach on Monday
RUSSELLVILLE -- Arkansas Tech University Director of Athletics Steve Mullins has called a press conference to be held on Monday to announce the hiring of the school's next head football coach. The press conference will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Tour Room located in Brown Hall.
DQ junior high teams drop two to Nashville
The De Queen junior high teams dropped two games to visiting Nashville Dec. 3. The Cubs fell 46-32 in the boys contest. The visitors took an 11-7 lead in the opening period. They led 28-17 at the half and 35-24 at the end of the third.
Arrest made in Pike County homicide
One man is in custody and another dead following an incident Friday, Nov. 30 near Lodi, according to Pike County Sheriff’s Department. Phillip G. Bates, 36, who has a Hot Springs address in court records, has been arrested and is expected to be officially charged this week for the shooting death of
Arkansas looking at 2019 forward Dischon Thomas of Phoenix
LITTLE ROCK -- Mike Anderson and his Arkansas coaching staff have not been bashful in their pursuit of size, length, and versatility in the 2019 recruiting class, and Dischon Thomas (6-9 forward, Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix) is one of the prospects the Razorbacks are currently in the process of evalua
Hog coaches expected to be on hand for battle between '20 Arkansas offers Moore and Williams
LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Razorbacks may be in the 501 to handle business on Saturday against Texas-San Antonio at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, but first things first: Hog coaches will be in Conway tonight to check out the future -- at least they hope future Razorbacks -- with 2020 Arkansas
Christmastime events start rolling in South Pike County
Christmas festivities will be ongoing around the Murfreesboro area the next two weeks. Murfreesboro’s annual Hometown Christmas on the Square program will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools
When Jessica Tate, a 22-year-old native of Nashville, Arkansas, spent this summer teaching English as a second language in China, what she saw led her to make a life-changing decision.
Semi Truck Slams into Town Square Fountain in Amity
AMITY, Arkansas - On any given day, opening the mail can be the most exciting thing to happen in Amity, Arkansas. "[It's] just a small, rural community," Martha Robertson says just before tearing open an envelope from behind the counter at her auto parts store.
Mallory Miller of Lockesburg interns at PEAK Therapy Services
Mallory Miller, of Lockesburg, is interning with PEAK Therapy Services, an outpatient private practice clinic in De Queen, Arkansas. Miller is a senior Exercise Science major at Southern Arkansas University in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Recreation. She is spending this fall semester u
Man on mission for diabetes crosses through southwest Arkansas
He has lugged the large thick rubber globe thousands and thousands of miles, Erik Bendl says of his gimmick to draw attention to diabetes. Bendl crossed through Nashville, Sunday, getting a couple of meals, speaking to a church congregation, and finding a courtesy motel room before setting out again
Lockesburg woman who doesn't scan all items at Walmart self-checkout, charged with theft
A Lockesburg woman was cited for theft of property less than $1,000, after being turned over to De Queen police by Walmart security. Laura Broach, 45, was jailed on Nov. 30, after being viewed on store video cameras taking merchandise.