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Police: Body recovered from Arkansas River in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. —Fort Smith Police confirm the body of man in his twenties was recovered from the Arkansas River near Riverfront Park on Saturday night.Police said they received a report that someone went under and never came back up.AdvertisementPolice said a language barrier was causing an issue,

KHBS - 2018-06-24 12:34:00

Cabot Woman Believes She Narrowly Escaped an Abduction

But last Thursday night, a strange interaction outside a Cabot Exxon Station on Highway 5, still has her combing through what happened as she pumped gas.

FOX16.COM - 2018-06-24 13:38:16

Police: Little Rock woman struck man with spatula

Officers were called about 7:40 a.m. to an apartment at 500 Napa Valley Drive. They found Anthony Warr with scratch marks on his face and right hand, according to a police report. Officers reportedly learned that Terrica Paterson, 24, had hit Peterson with a spatula numerous times after the two got

KATV - 2018-06-24 14:08:07

Resource officer to return to Russellville Middle School

“Now, we are fully staffed,” he said. “This is in line with the governor’s plan on school safety.”

COURIER NEWS - 2018-06-24 08:00:00

Russellville Pharmacy Concerned Over Possible Employee Recruitment

"We've all grown up in this community and served the moms, dads, children, all the way to the nursing home and assisted living," Smith said.


Jefferson County Sheriff's Office searching for suspect wanted for double homicide

TUCKER, Ark. (KTHV) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect, Joshua Lasley, wanted for a double homicide that happened yesterday, June 22, around 9 p.m. in Tucker, Arkansas.Deputies responded last night to Highway 15 North, where they found two victims suffering from gunsh

THV11.COM - 2018-06-23 19:53:36

Russellville Animal Control receives 76 animals in May

The Russellville Animal Shelter received 76 animals during the month of May, had 16 adopted and returned six to their owners, according to the department’s monthly report.


Man Arrested For Allegedly Damaging Police Headquarters and Courthouse in NLR

44-year-old Tommy Laron McDowell has been charged with two counts of felony criminal mischief in the first degree for his involvement with the recent damage, as well as, a previous incident at the North Little Rock Police and Courts Building on April 14th 2018.

KARK.COM - 2018-06-23 17:21:18

Atkins police searching for vandals

According to Chief Stephen Pack, the First Baptist Church, Atkins Church of Christ, and Ace Space Storage were all vandalized late last week. Swastikas and other items were spray-painted on the buildings.

COURIER NEWS - 2018-06-24 08:00:00

Summer's hottest fishing locations

As summer settles in on the Arkansas River Valley, a good number of folks are looking to get on the water and find that special fishing spot that is simply loaded down with fish. Well, I can’t promise you that they are loaded down, but I can give you a few ideal places to begin your journey.

COURIER NEWS - 2018-06-24 08:00:00

Cypress Valley Meat Packaging to lease Dalton King property

The city bought the building and land last October at a cost of $1,525,000. The property includes buildings of over 45,000 square feet and surrounding 10.26 acres of land.

COURIER NEWS - 2018-06-24 08:00:00

Mayor responds to public comments

“So for the third time today I was just told that ‘someone’ earlier today was told that we (Russellville/Lake Dardanelle) lost two big bass tournaments because we are so high on our ‘Expo Tax’ and what a loss for our community,” he stated. “Problem is, we don't have an Expo Tax. The city of Russellv


Strong Saturday morning storms cause damage across Central Arkansas

Damage to Cleveland Hardware in Lonoke. Photo courtesy Lynanne IvyMany people across Central Arkansas are waking up to damage caused by strong storms this Saturday morning.Initial reports looked like it could have been a tornado but the National Weather Service says it was straight-line winds, not a

KATV - 2018-06-23 10:34:50

Jones moves from softball to baseball

Jones announced his retirement before Pottsville’s Class 4A state championship loss to the Bauxite Miners with full intent to kick back, relax and watch his son, who plays for the Apaches baseball team.


Arkansas Family 'Forgotten' in Mexico Pleads for Immigration Changes

"I don't have a blender, because it's 350 pesos to buy a blender. You know that's over a days work for my husband," she said.


Ark. Multimodal Facility Clears Hurdle - The Waterways Journal

On June 10, a federal district judge dismissed a suit against planners of a slack-water harbor and multimodal terminal in Russellville, Ark., that has been held up in court for 14 years and has been planned for 21 years. If the plaintiffs decide not to appeal, the way could be open for its developme


Volunteer Gives $1 Million to Arkansas Children's Hospital

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - On Wednesday, a long-time Arkansas Children's Hospital volunteer gave a $1 million endowment to support child maltreatment prevention and education.


Redeemed inmates are released to sing

"This is what it took for God to get my attention," he tells the congregation, his prison whites pristine under the bright lights of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. "But I give God all the honor and the glory because my pain is gone."


Apaches center injured in pool accident

Pottsville Apaches head coach Bryan Rust isn’t sure who is going to replace starting center Drake Maness, who broke his neck in a swimming accident on Friday — but that’s not important right now. At this point, Rust just wants to see a speedy recovery for a good kid who he’s grown to love over the l


Brown wins Lake Dardanelle tourney

Kevin Brown of Hot Springs, Arkansas, brought fivebassto the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament on Lake Dardanelle presented by GEARED. Brown earned $6,256 for his win.