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This Teeny Tiny House In Small Town Arkansas Serves The Biggest Burger Stacks You’ve Ever Seen
The small town of Mountain View has a big secret. The Krispy House not only serves the best burgers around but they’re also the tallest stacks you’ve ever seen. Let’s take a big bite of these mouthwatering burgers and see what all is on the menu.
Stone County, Ark. officials propose sales tax increase to fund new jail
STONE COUNTY, Ark. -- In less than a month, voters in Stone County, Arkansas will decide if they want to pay a new sales tax to build and operate a new jail. If voters say no, the jail will likely see some major changes or even close down.
Two arrested in rape case
WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - An Izard County man and a Lawrence County woman face felony charges after their arrest in connection with a rape case, Lawrence County authorities said Wednesday.
53-year-old inmate found dead at Arkansas jail
A Baxter County jail inmate was found dead early Wednesday, authorities said. Frank Salvadore Compton, a 53-year-old Harrison man, was found unresponsive by jailers during a cell check shortly before 3:20 a.m., a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John F. Montgomery states.
Arkansas senator proposes bill to cut school lunches to improve reading
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — One Arkansas lawmaker wants to get more students reading by putting money on the line—specifically, their lunch money. Rep. Alan Clark (R-Lonsdale) proposed a bill that would cut lunch funding in schools that struggle with reading, and he is working to get others to support the
Suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Missouri arrested in Arkansas, authorities say
A man wanted in Missouri on a charge tied to a hit-and-run earlier this month that killed a woman was arrested Tuesday in Arkansas, according to authorities. Zachary Davis, 23, is accused of fleeing the scene of a Feb. 4 crash along Missouri 53 near Poplar Bluff that killed Wendy Dumas, said Mark Do
Arkansas National Guard returns for more sandbag delivery; Jackson Co. levee
JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - After several visits, the Arkansas National Guard helicopters returned to Jackson County Wednesday to place more sandbags on the levee. Jackson County Judge Jeff Phillips said he was on a conference call Wednesday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Arkansas National G
Girl, 9, in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in central Arkansas
A 9-year-old girl was in critical condition on Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle the night before in Benton, authorities said. The girl was struck shortly after 7 p.m. near Alcoa Boulevard and Benton Parkway, the Benton Police Department said in a statement. The girl's 15-year-old sister was al
Bill filed to limit last meals for Arkansas prisoners
Legislation was filed Wednesday to limit the last meals of prisoners on the night of their execution to food that is already available within the prison. The sponsor of the bill, state Rep. Rebecca Petty, R-Rogers, is a familiar name on death-penalty legislation. Her daughter, Andi, was killed in 19
Arkansas Racing Commission to either accept or reject proposed casino rules at upcoming meeting
POPE COUNTY, Ark. — The rules on casinos in Arkansas could officially be in place as early as next week. More than 160 public comments were submitted and on Thursday, Feb. 20, the Arkansas Racing Commission will either accept or reject the proposed rules.
An Arkansas “Trigger” Abortion Ban Will Go Into Effect If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned
One more state is poised to criminalize abortion if the Supreme Court ever overturns its ruling that's been in effect almost five decades. On Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that Arkansas passed a "trigger" abortion ban that will go into effect if Roe v. Wade were ever overturned — something
Six years later: Mindy McCready's tragic death at a lakeside home in Arkansas
CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ark. - This week marks six years since a platinum-selling recording artist was found dead outside a home near Heber Springs. On February 17, 2013 authorities found Mindy McCready dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was lying on a front porch outside a home in Eden Isle.
Northeast Arkansas high school student gets a perfect score on the ACT
JONESBORO, Ark. — It’s a great day for Arkansas! One of the state’s young minds is putting us on the map. Matt Sherman, 17, currently attends Jonesboro High School where he is a junior. And he just received a 36 on his ACT. That’s a perfect score! He also has a 4.22 GPA.
Large amount of pot, THC oil, and ecstasy confiscated during Texarkana, Arkansas arrest
Texarkana, AR - Police in Texarkana, Arkansas take a large amount of drugs off the streets following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Police say Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield, Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna, Arkansas, were taken into custody after authorities discovered 10 pounds of ma
True crime subculture experiences atmospheric rise into mainstream, even in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — TV shows, documentaries and books have long told the real-life stories of good versus evil. But now more than ever, people are learning the ins and outs of true crime cases through their headphones and car stereos.
Former Northwest Arkansas youth pastor pleads innocent to sexually assaulting teen
BENTONVILLE -- A former volunteer youth pastor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old church member. Derek L. Smittle, 30, of Centerton is charged with sexual assault and faces from six to 30 years in prison if convicted.
Northeast Arkansas man arrested in connection with woman's fatal shooting
A Blytheville man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police said he was found in the same residence as a murdered woman. Officers with the Blytheville Police Department said they were called to a residence in the 1200 block of Hearn Street in reference to a shooting, Blytheville Police Department
DPS: Arkansas man killed in Cass County crash
An Arkansas man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Cass County. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, around 2 p.m., Tuesday, troopers responded wreck located on US Highway 59 in Cass County, just north of Linden.
Fiddler's Green to offer 'bud bar' at dispensary in Mountain View
, the top scoring dispensary in North Arkansas's Zone 2, will be renovating an existing facility for its new storefront on Highway 9 in Mountain View. Lisa Murphy, CEO of Fiddler's Green, said the dispensary hopes to complete renovations and open for business in May.
Road departments in northern Arkansas dealing with winter weather
HARRISON, Ark. - The Arkansas Department of Transportation and Boone County prepared Tuesday for winter weather. “Shutting some vehicles down, some trucks down and stuff,and putting our spreaders on them. Getting our salt and stuff ready in case we have to load out, putting our plows on our trucks,"