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Arkansas woman accused of cutting husband's throat

A Mountain Pine woman was arrested Wednesday evening after she allegedly cut her husband's throat with a knife during an argument at their home. Michelle Dawn Grimmett, 38, was taken into custody near her residence shortly after 5:30 p.m. and charged with first-degree domestic battery, a felony puni


Arkansas medical marijuana sales set to begin mid-May

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas are set to begin around May 12 as cultivators plan to begin harvesting the plant in the coming days and regulators finish the approval process for state's first dispensaries.


Woman killed in Franklin Co. wreck

BRANCH, Ark. — A woman was killed in a wreck in the town of Branch, Arkansas Wednesday evening, according to the fatal crash summary released by Arkansas State Police. Tammy McGee, age 52, was driving her 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe on Vest Road when it left the roadway.


Ozark Montessori Academy Reports Burglary Overnight

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Ozark Montessori Academy in Springdale reported a burglary overnight. The report of the burglary was made this morning around 7 a.m. after an employee noticed some items out of place.


Tree falls on Arkansas house during storm, trapping man inside

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Stormy weather caused real damage in parts of the Mid-South on Thursday, including a tree falling on a home in Helena-West Helena and trapping a man inside.


Mega Millions rolls over to $192 million, two $2,000 winners in Arkansas

There was no grand prize winner of Friday’s Mega Millions lottery. According to the Multi-State Lottery Association, the numbers drawn were:. 18-25-43-44-57, Mega Ball 25, Megaplier 4x.


Central Arkansas can expect to see 'Pink' moon around 8 p.m.

You may have seen or heard that the full moon tonight is called the “Pink” moon, but don’t expect to go outside and look for a bubblegum-colored object in the sky. The moon will be a red or orange color at moonrise around 8:11 p.m. in Little Rock. However, this is not unique and it will not last lon


Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates is renewing a court fight over a sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections, two years after the state raced to put eight convicted killers to death before a batch of the drug expired.


Heavy rainfall brings full waterfalls to Arkansas

With a very wet spring, it is the perfect time to check out the many spectacular waterfalls that can be found in the Natural State. The weather for the next few days is expected to be perfect for hiking, so pack up your bags and explore the outdoors, before it gets too hot and humid.


Scholarships presented to Arkansas college students majoring in agriculture

LITTLE ROCK — Governor Hutchinson, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward, and State Plant Board Director Butch Calhoun presented $20,000 in scholarships at the State Capitol on Monday to students from four Arkansas universities with agricultural programs. The universities included Arkansas State U


Arkansas Dispensaries to Start Selling in Less Than a Month

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KNWA)--Arkansans have less than a month to wait before they can buy medical marijuana in the Natural State. According to the Medical Marijuana Commission, the first dispensary to open its doors will be Doctors Orders in Hot Springs, set to start selling around May 12th.


Semi Crashes Into Utility Pole In Mulberry, Leaving Over 100 OG&E Customers Without Power

Mulberry, Ark. (KFSM) — A semi crashed into a utility pole on S Main Street in Mulberry Friday (April 19), leaving over 100 OG&E customers temporarily without power. Barriers are being put up to block part of the Main Street while crews work to remove the downed utility pole from the road, Mulberry


Attorney General's Office to Host Mobile Office in Logan County

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that her mobile office will be coming to Booneville on April 25. The mobile office was created by Attorney General Rutledge during her first year in office, in hopes to increase office accessibility for all Arkansans, particularly to those who live


Arkansas Green Industry Association pitches Arkansas Diamonds — plants that will thrive in summer’s heat

It has been a glorious, colorful spring, but now we need to set our sights on summer color. Plants are arriving daily in nurseries and garden centers, but not all of them are up to facing the realities of an Arkansas summer.


Springfest is Back For Another Year

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - Fayetteville Springfest took a hiatus in 2018 but is back in 2019. Along with a pancake breakfast, bed races, and live music, there will an Easter egg hunt for kids up to age 12.


Roundup: Lady Bearcats win finals of Rattler Classic

Beating Hackett 10-9 on Brooklyn Zarklingo’s two run double in the bottom of the seventh, the Booneville Lady Bearcats won the finals of a tournament that started two weeks ago in Magazine.


Sunshine Students Hunt Easter Eggs at School

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) - Local children got the chance to have a little fun heading into Easter weekend. The students at the Sunshine School in Rogers had an Easter egg hunt Thursday in their classrooms and on the playground.


Baseball: Van Buren's Wilkerson eager to close career with championship

Landrey Wilkerson is on his way to rain-soaked Field of Dreams. He's carefully picking through a list of Major League Baseball players he admires (Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts and Francisco Lindor are among his favorites) when he's reminded of something he read in the newspaper last week.


1st Annual Paris Idol Competition Set for June 15

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce is searching for talented singers to audition for a spot in the 1st Annual Paris Idol Competition. Trophy and cash prizes of $1000, $250, and $100 will be presented to the top finisher based on division.


Reminder: Springfest is coming up on Saturday

A Dickson Street tradition will return to Fayetteville this weekend. Springfest, the annual street festival that began in the 1980s, will return to Dickson Street this Saturday, April 20.