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Bond denied to 32-year-old Russellville woman facing two counts Capital Murder

Bond Hearings Disclaimer: The following individual(s) appeared in felony bond hearings that were held at the Pope County Detention Center and have been accused of a felony crime. All information included in this story was obtained through testimony and/or police reports provided in the hearing. The


Technology revives Arkansas cold case

CONWAY, Ark.-A 28-year-old murder case is brought back to the surface after new technologies have offered a potential break. Pam Felkins was reported missing on Feb. 2, 1990. Authorities believe she was abducted from the Crossroads Video store in Greenbrier where she worked. Spokesman Adam Bledsoe s

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 05:21:31

Reportedly homeless man arrested for breaking and entering, theft

A reportedly homeless man was arrested Thursday after Garland County sheriff's deputies found him in a camper while investigating reports of break-ins and thefts. Christopher Allen Whichard, 27, who lists no permanent address, was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. and charged with two felony count


A Look Back: International Shoe Company

In 1947, International Shoe Factory opened on Hairston Street, providing a large number of people in Conway and the surrounding area with needed employment. With the end of World War II two years earlier, war plants were closing leaving many in the area in need of a job. Returning veterans also need

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 17:56:27

DNA tech brings new light to 28-year-old Arkansas murder

Pam Felkins, left, and a predictive image of her suspected killer developed using DNA found at the 1990 Arkansas crime scene KTHV/Parabon Nanolabs CONWAY, Ark. - Arkansas investigators have partnered with a Virginia biotech company in hopes of solving a 28-year-old murder case, reports CBS affilia

CBS NEWS - 2018-03-19 20:07:56

Home Bancshares, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

CONWAY, Ark., March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, today announced it expects to release First Quarter 2018 earnings before the market opens on April 19, 2018. Following this release, management will conduct a conference call to re

FOREXTV.COM - 2018-03-19 21:15:00

Conway, Mayflower police departments now equipped with Narcan to aid in opioid overdose situations

Conway and Mayflower officers are now equipped with Narcan and trained to assist those suffering from a drug overdose. Three other departments within the county plan to soon equip their officers with this life-saving remedy. Conway Police Department spokesman LaTresha Woodruff announced last week th

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 21:59:08

Central Arkansas wildlife fishing report

Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir (updated 3-14-2018) Bates Field and Stream (501-470-1846) reported the clarity is stained and the surface temperature on Tuesday was 54 degrees. Water level is normal. Crappie are good around the Highway 89 bridge and in Gold Creek. Use minnows or jigs. Bream

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 18:33:33

Google Ventures invests in London AR start-up

Blue Vision Labs' tech can allow multiple users to share the same AR experience A London start-up which has developed technology that allows multiple users to share the same augmented reality (AR) experiences has raised $14.5m in a funding round led by GV, formerly Google Ventures. Blue Vision Labs


3 High School Students Disciplined for Violating Rules

GREENBRIER, Ark. - Greenbrier Public Schools Superintendent told us on the phone three high school students got disciplined for violating rules in the handbook by walking out of call. He said they did not get in trouble for protesting. Spainhour told us the students got to choose between two discip


Greenbrier's paddling of student protester goes worldwide

A story reported here Thursday morning - the Greenbrier School District's paddling of three students who took part in National Walkout Day in protest of gun violence, is circling the globe. This from CNN is just one example. One of the students, Wylie Greer, 17, has said he and two others chose to w


Conway man accused of raping young family member

Investigators have collected a 36-year-old homeless man's DNA in connection to a rape case involving a close juvenile family member. Joshua Brooks was charged with rape in January following an investigation that ensued after a 6-year-old family member confided in her father about the May incident. T


Parent: Students Paddled After Participating in Walkout

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Some Arkansas students have been disciplined with a paddling after taking part in Wednesday's National Walkout Day. That's according to a Twitter post by a parent. We spoke with the school superintendent in Greenbrier who confirmed that three students participated in the walkout.


Students' phones to be searched

Conway detectives are searching two students' phones in connection to an investigation of a string of inappropriate photographs of a junior high student that have been circulating the school. According to a request, which was approved by a Faulkner County judge in late February, a school resource of


Trader Joe's recalls chocolate chip cookies that may contain allergens

Trader Joe's is recalling its chocolate chip cookies due to undeclared allergens. The products may have been packed with the California-based company's peanut butter chocolate chip cookies and may contain peanuts. The recall affects cookies with bar code number 0068 0752 sold in Connecticut, Delawa


Families seek help following house fires

Two homes in Greenbrier were declared a total loss Monday following two unrelated house fires. The community has reached out and is working to collect items and raise funds for the affected families. The Greenbrier Fire Department was called out around 2:45 p.m. Monday to Blackjack Road off Highway


Mountain Pine School Temporarily Placed on Lock Down

On Wednesday, March 14th at approximately 7:45 a.m., The Garland County Sheriff's Office was notified of a suspicious item located at Mountain Pine School. Deputies arrived at approximately 8:05 and school administrative staff directed deputies to a black balloon filled with a white powdery substanc


Local man arrested on felony warrants for alleged battery, false imprisonment

A Hot Springs man was arrested on felony warrants Tuesday for allegedly keeping his girlfriend and her two children in their house against their will last week, and striking one of the children. Adrian Devonte Howell, 44, who lists a Noles Street address, was taken into custody at around 2 p.m. Tues


Suspicious Item at Mountain Pine School Investigated

MOUNTAIN PINE, Ark. - An investigation is underway after a balloon filled with a white powdery substance is found at a local school. The Hot Springs Fire Department's (HSFD) Hazardous Material Team was called to the scene around 8 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain Pine School. The Garland County Sheriff's


Ashley home recovering after oil rig accident

Life took a dramatic change for Booneville native Jacob and his wife Laramie Ashely on Feb. 18. Laramie missed a phone call that night from a phone number she assumed to be from her husband, an oil rig worker in Piedomont, Okla. When she returned the call she learned he husband had been hit with a p