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Newly Elected Leaders in Pope County Oppose Ideas of a Casino
POPE COUNTY, Ark. -- With the way Issue 4, the Casino Amendment in Arkansas, is written, the county judge or Quorum Court must write a letter of support for a casino. To be in city limits, the mayor must write a letter too.
Trio of bald eagles patients at Gravette rehab center
An occasional bald eagle becomes a patient at Morning Star Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Gravette. This year, there are three. Lynn Sciumbato is caring for three bald eagles at the rehab center she's operated for 31 years. One eagle was found injured near Gentry, another near Mountain Home and
Authorities ID Arkansas man killed when his pickup overturned, landed in lake overflow
Authorities on Monday identified a man who died after his pickup truck rotated and overturned, landing in the overflow of Nimrod Lake. John Noakes, 61, of Rover was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Colorado west on Arkansas 28 in Yell County at about 3:16 p.m. Saturday when he overcorrected and his truck ov
Woman killed in south Arkansas wreck
A Junction City woman died Monday in a crash in Union County, and authorities identified a man who died Sunday in a crash in Yell County. Sherrick M. Gibson, 41, died Monday in a crash in El Dorado when the car she was riding in hit an SUV just after 6:15 a.m., police said.
Man shot and killed by police in Pope County after stepping out of vehicle with knife
POPE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - A Pope County Sheriff's deputy pulled over a man in Conway County and shot the man when he brandished a knife, a release from the Arkansas State Police said.
Pope County deputy fatally shoots man after traffic stop
MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a Pope County deputy fatally shot a man after a police chase on Interstate 40 in Arkansas. Arkansas State Police say the deputy was trying to make a traffic stop Tuesday night, but the man continued driving east on I-40 into Conway County. S
Arkansas Pharmacists Association: End of the Year Planning
1. Use it or Lose It - A Flexible Spending Account is a special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. You don't pay taxes on this money. This means you'll save an amount equal to the taxes you would have paid on the money you set aside.
UPDATE: Suspect Killed by Pope County Deputy Identified as NWA Resident
UPDATE: Authorities have identified the suspect who was killed by a Pope County deputy Tuesday after he was reported to have brandished a knife following a vehicle pursuit. The suspect was identified as Haze Connor Martin, 22, of Siloam Springs.
Arkansas Tech will name new football coach on Monday
RUSSELLVILLE -- Arkansas Tech University Director of Athletics Steve Mullins has called a press conference to be held on Monday to announce the hiring of the school's next head football coach. The press conference will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Tour Room located in Brown Hall.
Multiple casino operators eyeing Pope County despite apparent local opposition
RUSSELLVILLE (KATV) — Despite apparent opposition to the possibility of a casino in Pope County, it hasn't stopped casino operators from scouting out the River Valley and expressing interest applying for the county's sole gaming license.
Newly elected leaders express their lack of support for casino in Pope County
POPE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - The newly elected Russellville Mayor-elect and Pope County Judge-elect will not write a letter of support for a casino to come to Pope County. This means a casino is unlikely in the near future in that area.
ASP investigating Pope County officer involved shooting
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 11:30 last night (Tuesday, December 11, 2018) in Conway County.
Online Error Shows Bond Lowered For Gary Dunn, Since Corrected
POPE COUNTY, Ark - A technical glitch online showed the bond amount had been lowered drastically for a man who was the center of two murder trials years ago and most recently accused of stalking a handful of women earlier this month.
One-vehicle wreck in Yell County ends in water, leaves 1 dead
YELL COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — (UPDATE 12/16/18 6:36 p.m.) According to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, local coordinator reported the incident was a one-vehicle wreck that occurred on Hwy. 28, near Plainview.
Arkansas Couple’s Adoption of 7 Siblings Finalized Ahead of Christmas
A couple in Arkansas was able to adopt a set of seven siblings just weeks before Christmas. Terri Hawthorn and Michael Hawthorn told themselves that they would foster children but never adopt when they became foster parents years ago.
ATU Students Come Through for Local Salvation Army Angel Tree
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (News release) -- When the last bicycle was delivered and the other volunteers began to disperse, Hattie Standridge had a moment to look around and take measure of what she and her fellow Arkansas Tech University students had achieved on behalf of the 2018 Salvation Army Angel Tre
Arkansas Tech's DaBreo Honored by Queen Elizabeth ll
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas Tech University alumna Sharleen DaBreo has earned the title Member of the Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of her emergency management leadership in the British Virgin Islands.
First Security Adds Three in Russellville (Movers & Shakers)
Rance Looney has accepted the position of senior vice president, lender, at First Security Bank in Russellville. Looney specializes in agricultural loans with an emphasis on poultry. He has more than 11 years of lending and poultry business experience as well as training in government-guaranteed loa
Woman attacked by Gary Dunn speaks after his recent arrest
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KATV) — The man who was once accused of a murder that caught national attention is again behind bars. Gary Dunn was arrested earlier this week after attempting to kidnap a woman in Russellville.
Lady Bombers 2nd, Bombers 5th at Russellville
The Class 5A State swim meet will be hosted by Russellville in February, so the Mountain Home teams made the trip Saturday to compete with 13 other teams at the venue. The Lady Bombers placed second, 47 points behind the host team, and Bryant was third. The Bombers finished fifth with the host team