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Arkansas farmer's turkeys free, but pricey

Nathan Owens Katie Short, 34, of Farm Girl Meats in Perryville feeds her hogs Monday morning. She also raises cows, chickens - and this year, turkeys - for Arkansas tables. PERRYVILLE -- Katie Short can't imagine small-scale farming without the Internet. Unlike most farmers, Short, 34, of Farm Gir

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

Arkansas woman accused of driving vehicle into river while intoxicated

Authorities say a woman faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after her vehicle ended up in a river. An officer with the Perryville Police Department received a call around 6:45 p.m. Monday that a woman, wet and apparently lost, was walking north on the Fourche La Fave River bridge. Officers a


Park Vandalism Pushes Positive Message

LONOKE, Ark. - New cases of vandalism have captured the attention of the Lonoke Police Department. But, the message behind recent graffiti have some people asking authorities to re-think their disciplinary strategy. "Come on girls. Let's go." With paws pulling him along, Bob Glover takes a stroll ar


Woman slain Sunday had sought protection order against husband, now charged with murder

Sad story from Mitch McCoy at KARK/Fox 16. Elke Thomas, who authorities believe was slain by her husband Sunday in Lonoke County, had sought a court protection order last month, but it was denied for the insufficiency of her petition. Tony Thomas, 58, who's charged with first-degree murder in the s


North Little Rock suspects arrested in connection to robbing delivery drivers

Jeremy Simmons and John Neal arrested for allegedly robbing delivery drivers (photo courtesy: North Little Rock Police Department) The North Little Rock Police Department made arrests in connection to two robberies involving deliver drivers. The robberies happened in the 1800 block of Pike on Novem

KATV - 2017-11-24 04:48:12

Police: Father Shoots Son in Leg

LITTLE ROCK, ARK.-Little Rock Police are investigating after they say a father shot his son in the leg Thursday. It happened at 4504 Grand Avenue in Little Rock around 8:00 PM. Authorities believe it was a domestic situation and the victim's injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

KARK - 2017-11-24 03:17:08

Girl, 16, Shot in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 16-year-old girl has been reported injured in a shooting. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says the victim was being treated at CHI St. Vincent on Wednesday afternoon. LRPD investigators were working to find the crime scene where the shooting happened. There's no furthe


Green Friday an alternative to shopping frenzy

Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette/MARCIA SCHNEDLER During Green Friday at Pinnacle Mountain and other state parks, visitors can walk on their own as well as join guided hikes. Instead of shopping till you drop on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, the Arkansas Department of Parks &

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 09:42:00

Sylacauga could see development of old Kmart property

SYLACAUGA - A company that was successful in bringing Ollie's Bargain Outlet to town is hoping to take another old building and renovate it for another retail establishment. Brent Frederick of Second Street Development presented a proposal to the City Council in a work session Tuesday to renovate an

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 22:39:00

Funeral for former B.B. Comer Coach Ty (Jabo) Cobb is Sunday

SYLACAUGA - Friends and former students on Friday remembered Coach Ty (Jabo) Cobb as a great coach and a great man. Cobb, 66, died Thursday at Coosa Valley Medical Center with his family at his side. He was head basketball coach and assistant football coach of the B.B. Comer Tigers for years. He als

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 22:25:00

Alabama to defend prison staffing plan in federal court

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson will hear arguments next week on the Alabama prison system's plan to hire more correctional officers and mental health caregivers in response to the judge's finding that mental health care in prisons is "horrendously inadequate." Thompson ruled in June that Alabama

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:45

Man Up! Empowerment Summit is next week at Union Springs Baptist

Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Talladega (Eastaboga), where Minister Eugene L. Jacobs is pastor, will host a three-day Man Up Empowerment Summit on Thursday, Nov. 30, and Friday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. and concludes on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served. Guest ministers wil

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 15:13:00

Coosa County town soon to find itself without medical care

At the Triple R Cafe in Rockford, Jeffrey Sallas says the latest news in town isn't going down quite so well for him. "I'm very upset about it," Sallas admitted. The news is that nurse practitioner Jamie Chappell has turned in her resignation at the Rockford Family Medical Clinic, a move that caught


$10,000 Reward Offered for Arrest in Murder of Clanton Woman

On November 2, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of possible human remains found in the area of Egg and Butter Road and Oak Drive near Columbiana. With the help of the Alabama Department of Forensic Science, the deceased was identified as Melissa Ann Cleckler, 27, from Clanton


Suspect killed during armed robbery in Pell City

Pell City Police responded to an armed robbery-in-progress in the 1800 block of Martin Street in Pell City around 3:18 a.m. Thursday morning. Photo courtesy of Damian Johnson/WBRC In the early morning hours of Nov. 23, a suspect was killed in an officer involved shooting in Pell City. At approximat

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-11-23 17:09:00

Munford man indicted on charge of rape in 2nd degree

Tyler Reaves was indicted on a charge of rape in the second degree by a Talladega County grand jury.Submitted photo MUNFORD -- A Munford man has been indicted by a Talladega County grand jury on a charge of rape in the second degree of a 13-year-old girl. The suspect, Tyler Reaves, was 19 at the tim

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-23 23:31:00

Bjork murder trial moved to January

CANTON - The murder trial of Keith J. Bjork has been adjourned to next year. The trial, which was scheduled for Monday, has been moved to Jan. 22. Bjork, 50, of 192 Center St., Massena, is charged in the second-degree murder of his 50-year-old roommate. He pleaded not guilty during his Dec. 15 arra

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

Massena residents picked up on warrants

MASSENA -- Village police say they recently picked up two people on warrants: Leah B. Musante was charged with an arrest warrant at 5:12 a.m. Monday and turned her over to the county sheriff's office. Peter A. Nelligan, 33, of Willow Street was picked up on a bench warrant at 5:12 p.m. Monday and


Massena resident charged with drug possession in Louisville

LOUISVILLE - A Massena woman was cited for drug possession on SH 37 Tuesday, according to state police. Michele D. MckENNA, 45, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and driving without head lights at 12:15 a.m., police said. She was cited and released. LOUISVILLE - A Massena woman was cite


Franklin Co. to discuss 2018 budget

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28, to discuss the tentative 2018 budget. The full board will review the spending plan beginning at 10 a.m. and hold a call to order at 11 a.m. to conduct any other business that comes before its membership. The meeti

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-24 14:39:38