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Parkin, Arkansas mayor arrested after allegedly slapping nephew

PARKIN, Ark. — The mayor of Parkin, Arkansas, was arrested for assault after allegedly slapping her nephew in front of police officers. The incident started March 8 when the victim, a mechanic, was working on a city government vehicle.


Oklahoma woman found wandering roads in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro Police Department Officer Tanner Huff tried not to arrest Amber Melina Rose West, 22, of Vinita, Oklahoma on Monday. It was around 6 AM Monday morning in Jonesboro he responded to Nettleton and Broadmoor in reference to a “welfare check.” He arrived and made contact with


Two $150,000 Powerball Tickets Sold in Arkansas

DES MOINES, IA (Ben Caxton) — Two tickets won $150,000 each in Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing; one ticket was purchased in Hope, the second was bought at a Conoco station on Highway 49 in West Helena. No one won the $625 million jackpot so the jackpot for tomorrow’s drawing is up to $750 milli


Arkansas legislature advances bill to charge robocallers with a felony

Arkansas's state Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would charge robocallers who display familiar looking numbers to trick people into answering with a felony, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.


Body found in Arkansas field, authorities say

A naked body was found in a field Monday afternoon with clothes nearby, authorities said. Deputies with the Jefferson County sheriff’s office responded to a field two miles south of the intersection of U.S. 65 South and U.S. 425 around 4:45 p.m. to find the body and clothing, which had been reported


As hummingbirds flutter back to Arkansas, here's tips and tricks to keep them around

The temperatures are slowly warming up and now that it is officially spring, birds that retreated to the South to get away from winter’s icy grip are beginning to return to Arkansas.


Hot Springs Village first responders – when every moment counts

“9-1-1, what’s the nature of your emergency?”. Ronnie Weaver, director of operations for LifeNet in Hot Springs Village, wants Village residents to answer without hesitation, “I’m in Hot Springs Village.”


Charge against teen in killing amended to capital murder

HOT SPRINGS -- A first-degree murder charge filed against a Hot Springs teen in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man Saturday was amended Monday to capital murder. Laquan Vontae Paskel, 18, was taken into custody without incident about 3:45 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 200 block of Oakcliff


‘Exonerated’: Arkansans celebrate Mueller report’s findings

People in Arkansas thought that the Mueller report was a "witch hunt" and feel vindicated by its findings. Their affection for President Donald Trump is deep - and so is their scepticism towards the special counsel and Washington.


Lady Duffers League celebrates new season opening

Nearly 100 members of the Hot Springs Village Lady Duffer golf league were in attendance for their spring luncheon and season opening celebration recently at Beehive Neighborhood Hangout.


Here come the judge candidates

It's already less than a year away from nonpartisan judicial elections, so candidates have begun to emerge and more will be coming, with a number of judgeships to be vacated by retirement. This week:


Evening Lions hold membership recruitment dinner

The Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club held its most recent membership recruitment dinner on March 14, at Village Church of Christ. Featured speaker was World Services for the Blind (WSB) CEO Sharron Giovinozzo. With her was her service dog Watson and Older Individual Blind (OIB) program student


Hilltoppers' Brown is a 1st-Team All-American

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - West Liberty University senior center Marissa Brown became the first two-time All-American in WLU women's basketball history on Monday when she earned a first-team spot on the 2018-19 NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Team.


Keith Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Dardanelle

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (March 25, 2019) – Boater Kelly Keith of Shreveport, Louisiana, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 21 pounds, 3 ounces, to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament on Lake Dardanelle. For his catch, Keith took home $3,963. Keith said he spent his d


Style show benefiting single-parent fund set for Friday

The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Garland County will host its 10th annual Single Parent Style Show on Friday at Hot Springs Country Club. The event will feature a collection of styles from five different local boutiques, as well as lunch, a silent auction, door prizes, and a chance to hear abou


Walk to Benefit Suicide Prevention April 13

Arkansas Tech University will host its 2019 Out of the Darkness suicide prevention campus walk on Saturday, April 13. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at Doc Bryan Student Services Center, 1605 Coliseum Drive in Russellville. The 2-mile walk will start at 9 a.m. in front of the Doc Bryan Center.


Farm Bureau Insurance in Logan County Adds Ag Promise Certified Agent

Booneville, AR – Chris Cobb of Farm Bureau Insurance in Logan County has. successfully become an Ag Promise Certified Agent with Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance. Company of Arkansas, Inc. An agent must complete both educational and experience requirements.


County Democrats set Tuesday meeting

The Logan County Democrats will meet on Tuesday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m., in the meeting room at Pizza Italia in Booneville, located at 635 East Main Street. Our guests will include Christina Mullinax, lead organizer with Planned Parenthood Little Rock; Chelsea Miller, NWA political consultant; and a


HIGH PROFILE: Perry Lee Wilson, a corporate lawyer who is chairman of the board of trustees at Lyon College and its biggest advocate

Lives are told in stories. Here’s a small story from Perry Wilson, who also has plenty of big stories at the ripe young age of 45. He was a student at University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Bowen School of Law, and clerking for Larry Jegley, then and now prosecuting attorney for the 6th Judicial Di


New director hopes to help Hot Springs Village Chamber grow

Nathan Hunnicutt, 42, is the new executive director of the Hot Springs Village Area Chamber of Commerce. His first day on the job was Feb. 11, and he has already implemented some changes to the organization and has more in mind.