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Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Festival goes up at the Clinton Presidential Center this weekend

Do you like carbs or wine? If you answered no to both, move along because you are clearly a robot. If you answered correctly, congratulations, because you’re a real human being who is going to have a great time at the Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Fest.


Beware when adventuring outdoors; Arkansas is home to 5 different species of ticks

Now that we are in full spring mode in Arkansas, we are not the only ones enjoying the warm weather. Blood-sucking ticks are waiting for their next meal and when a tick bites it could be carrying a disease.


Man from Shirley killed in Stone County accident during heavy rain

A man from Shirley was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle accident during heavy rain in Stone County. The Arkansas State Police identify the victim as 55-year-old Michael Kenny Phillips.


Arkansas family’s missing puppy found hanging in woods behind their home

MONTE NE, Ark. — An Arkansas family is calling for justice after finding their missing puppy hanging from a noose in the woods behind their home. The family said they searched everywhere they could think of, including local animal shelters, after their beagle mix Chevy went missing from their yard d


Police: 90-year-old killed after SUV slams into back of car on central Arkansas highway

An SUV slammed into the back of a car Monday night along a central Arkansas highway, killing the car's 90-year-old driver and injuring the other driver, authorities said. The Arkansas State Police said Audrey Heer, 90, of Bauxite was in a stopped vehicle in the outside lane of U.S. 70, about a mile


Little work done in Arkansas fields due to rain

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 21. Topsoil moisture supplies were 0 percent very short, 0 percent short, 36 percent adequate, and 64 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 1


David Arquette shooting horror comedy in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. — A new film starring David Arquette is being shot in Arkansas. The horror comedy 12 Hour Shift is about a group of nurses who steal organs and sell them on the black market. Production has begun in Jonesboro.


3 missing children from Arkansas may be in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three missing children from Arkansas could be in the Kansas City area, according to police. Authorities said Talen Marten, 14; Shyanne Romine, 14; and Lydia Hall, 12, were last seen early Monday morning in Mountain Home, Arkansas.


Dolph woman receives 20-year prison sentence in stabbing death

An Izard County woman, 23-year-old Cydney Taylor of Dolph, has entered a guilty plea to a charge of first-degree murder and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following a stabbing death last year.


Living Well: Blood test developed in Arkansas detects cancer early

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The more cancer spreads, the harder it is to treat. That's why early detection and diagnosis is key for treatment strategies. A new blood test developed by a team in Arkansas can detect the earliest stages of cancer.


Program that helps released Arkansas inmates in need of donations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An exodus program that helps inmates get back on their feet needs your help to keep them out of jail. More than ten thousand men and women are released from prison in Arkansas every year.


Arkansas Game and Fish Town Hall Meeting Tonight in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting tonight in Springdale. The meeting will take place at the Jones Center from 6-8 p.m. tonight.


Arkansas man sentenced to 50 years in sexual assaults

BENTONVILLE -- A Cave Springs man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday for sexually assaulting two girls. Justin Adams, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault. The plea was under an agreement Kevin Lammers, Adams' attorney, reached with Tyler Williams, deputy prosecutor.


Police: Man injured in Northwest Arkansas shooting; 1 held

Police are investigating a shooting in Northwest Arkansas on Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred in Pea Ridge at 1072 Richards St. at about 9 a.m. this morning, police said. A 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound was taken to Northwest Medical Center, and a 59-year-old man was taken to the Pea Ri


Springfield, Mo. man dies in motorcycle crash in northern Arkansas

MT. JUDEA, Ark. -- A Springfield, Mo. man died in a motorcycle crash in northern Arkansas. The Arkansas State Patrol reports Joshua Adam Hill, 38, veered off the shoulder on Highway 74 near Mt. Judea Saturday evening. He died at the scene. Troopers say the road conditions were dry.


Northwest Arkansas animal shelter temporarily closes after dog tests positive for deadly virus

A public animal shelter in Northwest Arkansas temporarily shuttered Monday after at least two dogs tested positive for Canine Distemper, a potentially fatal viral infection with no known cure.


Greers Ferry Lake Art Show Winners

The sixteenth annual Greers Ferry Lake Art Show and Competition, sponsored by Beta Xi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, was held during the month of April in five lake area schools. Schools participating were: Clinton, Concord, Greers Ferry West Side, Heber Springs, and Shirley


Cleburne County museum is focused on history

HEBER SPRINGS — Mike Disfarmer, celebrated today for his starkly realistic photographs of Cleburne County residents, died alone in his studio here 60 years ago. Several days passed before his body was found.


Mountain View man accused of stealing wallet, using credit, debit cards

A Mountain View man is accused of stealing a woman's wallet. According to WhiteRiverNow.com, 26-year-old Clifford Watson II has been in the Stone County Detention Center since Friday.


First Electric members donate to 14 nonprofits; includes SEA agencies

First Electric Cooperative’s member-supported Operation Round-Up program awarded $20,350 to 14 local organizations in April. Arkansas County — DeWitt Senior Center, $1,000; Cleburne County — Wilburn Fire & Rescue $2,000; Grant County — The Literacy Council of Grant County, $1,000; Lonoke County — Gr