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15-Year-Old Boy Reported Missing in Stone County
STONE COUNTY, Ark.- The Stone County Sheriff's Office is searching near Highway 5 South for a missing 15-year-old boy.
Stone County man accused of running marijuana growing operation in home
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark — A Stone County, Ark. man faces charges after the sheriff’s office says a marijuana grow operation was found on his property.
SILVER ALERT: Police search for missing Izard County, Ark. man
HORSESHOE BEND, Ark. -- The Izard County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to locate a missing man. Don Payne Miller, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark. disappeared Monday around the noon hour. Officers describe him at 5'7", 160 pounds. Police believe he left wearing a flannel shirt, faded jeans and
Trial begins for 2 guards accused of violating teens' rights
Opening statements in the federal trial of two former juvenile detention center officers accused of violating the civil rights of teenagers they oversaw in Batesville are set to begin at 9:15 a.m. today in the Little Rock courtroom of U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson.
Students raise money for community
BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) -A group of students stepped up to spend their spare time helping the community they live in. The L-U ARK 4H group in Bethesda created and hosted a Haunted History Tour during the month of October.
MHJH basketball suffers sweep at Marion
The Mountain Home Junior Lady Bombers suffered their first conference loss of the season Monday night, falling 37-31 to the Marion Junior Lady Patriots at Marion. Haven Klinger scored 12 points and Annie Norcross added 10 for the Junior Lady Bombers (6-4, 3-1), who face Cave City on Wednesday in the
This Tiny Arkansas Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit
The Little Rock Capitol, Fayetteville Square, or Eureka Springs’ downtown may be the first few places that come to mind when thinking of best places for holiday lights and activities; however, there’s one more stop you need to make this season. There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than
No Rest For Well-Trained Fairfield Bay Public Safety Staff (Public Safety | Winner, Class III)
Fairfield Bay may be known as a relatively quiet resort and retirement community, but its public safety department is anything but sleepy. Home to 2,338 full time residents and many part timers, Fairfield Bay is on the north shore of Greers Ferry Lake in the Ozark foothills. The 40,000-acre stocked
Historic building demolished for new construction
CAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) - A historic building was torn down in Cave City to allow new development. Conisedered an important staple in the community, the building was also known as the “Pool Hall” and built in the 1940’s.
Lacrosse headed to Lyon College
BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A new sport will soon be available at Lyon College in Batesville. President Dr. W. Joseph King announced the addition of men’s lacrosse when he introduced the team’s head coach, Monty Curtis, at a press conference on Dec. 6.
Izard County looking to fill deputy position
MELBOURNE, Ark. — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for a patrol deputy. Anyone interested is encouraged to come to the sheriff’s department at 300 Circle Drive in Melbourne, Ark. and fill out an application. Officials say any applicant certified and uncertifi
Pangburn, Concord, West Side teams advance to Midland Tournament title games
The Pangburn Lady Tigers, Concord Pirates and both West Side basketball teams returned home Wednesday night winners in the semifinals of the Midland Invitational Tournament in Pleasant Plains, as the Lady Tigers mauled Palestine-Wheatley 63-32, the Pirates sailed past the Tigers 65-54, the Lady Eagl
Heber Springs Chamber names Volunteer of the Year
Debbie Thompson’s honor as 2018 Volunteer of the Year is not only deserved, it’s probably overdue, said Julie Murray, executive director of the Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.
#19 Lyon women’s hoops setting milestones during 7 game winning streak
BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas men’s basketball isn’t the only streaky squad in the Natural State. Head up to Batesville and you’ll find a Lyon women’s team in the top 20. The Scots are ranked #19 in NAIA, they won their 7th straight game Thursday night. Madison Riley had 21 pts in a 76-59 victory
Santa Run Raises Donations for the Needy
The annual Santa Run drive for toys and non-perishable food for the needy was held on Saturday. The ride began at Red River Dodge in Heber Springs and ended at the Drasco Trading Post in Drasco. Well over 150 motorcycles from north central arkansas, representing at least 14 motorcycle clubs and many
Lady Hornets’ team player, Stone, signs with Belhaven
On the day she signed to continue her education and her volleyball career at Belhaven University in Jackson, Miss., Faith Stone got a surprise letter. Bryant head coach Leigh Ann Back read it to her without telling her who it came from.
Crews working to prevent road issues in Batesville
BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The Arkansas Department of Transportation is working to avoid road issues in places across Region 8 including Batesville. ARDOT District 5 Engineer Bruce Street said roads are clear as of 3:30 p.m. Saturday, but were beginning to become slushy.
1 dead, 1 injured in three-vehicle crash in Craighead County
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — A three-vehicle car crash in Craighead County occurred around 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, according to State Police. Charles B. Mosley, 41, was driving a Chevy headed west on E. Highland Dr. when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the middle turning lane and hit a Fr
4 Region 8 teams advance in First National Bank Shootout
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - We’re guaranteed to have a local winner in the First National Bank Shootout. Four Region 8 teams advanced with wins in Thursday’s quarterfinals. Nettleton moved to 6-0 on the season.
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 2023
Tonight's special guest is Patty Duncan from Batesville, Arkansas, a child abuse survivor who spoke at The SCRIPT Conference in Los Angeles in July. She's the former Executive Director of Family Violence Prevention. Patty says she was abused sexually from ages 3-5 by a teenaged boy." I never told [a