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Clubs and Events — 12.16.18
Van Buren Writers Group: Members meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren. Call Sheila at (479) 739-6057. Crawford County Friends of Genealogy: Members meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren.
Mama's Place: More gold than our aprons could hold
Editor's Note: This piece was written Dec. 18, 2007. I was standing at the kitchen bar facing the pile of papers, trying to settle down and take care of business. Although I have a desk in every room, I long ago accepted that I can only face the daunting task of business — utility bills, insurance c
Sebastian County Sheriff's Office Searching for Wanted Fugitive
The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office is searching for a wanted fugitive from Greenwood. Joseph Johnson, 35, has an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. Johnson also has pending charges in relation to an aggravated assault yesterday.
Sebastian County searching for sex offender
Sebastian County sheriff's officials are searching for a Level 2 sex offender with an active warrant and pending charges. Joseph K. Johnson, 35, of Greenwood has an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender and has pending charges for a suspected aggravated assault from Monday, accord
Prowling suspect shot, hurt in Sebastian County barn
A man whom authorities believed to be a prowler in a barn in rural Sebastian County was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night, according to the Sebastian County sheriff's office.
UPDATE: Three Victims of Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Identified
VAN BUREN, Ark. (KNWA) - UPDATE: Authorities have identified the three drivers killed in a multi-vehicle collision. Eddie Scott, 39, of Waldron, Gabe Gryner, 39, of Van Buren and Kalep Davis, 29, of Chester all died from fatal injuries suffered in a four-vehicle crash near Exit 3 in Crawford County
Hamilton House founder pioneer in child protection
Jackie Hamilton is known as both a “jewel” and a “hero” to those who know her best. For decades, the founder and executive director of Hamilton House Child Safety Center in Fort Smith has worked to create a better world for children who have suffered abuse.
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.
Police Investigating Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl From Mena, Woman Arrested
MENA, Ark. (KFSM) — A woman is behind bars as Mena police investigate the murder of a four-year-old girl. Michelle Golkhajeh was arrested Wednesday (Dec. 12) after officers received a call that a four-year-old girl had died, according to Mena Police Chief Brandon Martin.
Mansfield Detention Worker Under Review For Shackling Teen
MANSFIELD, Ark. (AP) — Emails from Arkansas officials show a state employee is under investigation for shackling a 15-year-old housed at a boys juvenile detention center and leaving the teen restrained overnight.
Sebastian County Sheriff's Office Investigate Shooting
The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night. According to a press release, a property owner in the 5500 block of Echo Road called to report he believed a prowler might be on his property in his barn. Deputies were immediately dispatched.
Suicide prevention in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — They are unsung heroes working day and night to listen and help. Since December 2017, counselors at The Arkansas Lifeline call center have assisted thousands of Arkansans suffering with suicidal thoughts.
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.
Arkansas' Monday Recruiting Notepad
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark, - By Otis Kirk. As expected, Arkansas will find out on Wednesday if Harvey (La.) West Jefferson cornerback Gregory Brooks will be part of the Class of 2019. Brooks has been committed to Mississippi State since June 23, but has maintained he wouldn't make a final decision until Wed
Arkansas extends New Offensive Line Offer for 2019
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - By Otis Kirk. Arkansas has extended a new offensive line offer for the Class of 2019. The offer was given to Tulsa (Okla.) Union offensive lineman Ricky Stromberg, 6-4, 280. He helped Union to a 9-3 this season. He announced the offer on Twitter on Monday.
Arkansas gets big 2nd half
FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas women's basketball Coach Mike Neighbors didn't panic when his team got off to a slow start Sunday against Prairie View A&M and neither did his players.
Arkansas Works drops another 4,655 because of work requirement
Another 4,655 Arkansas Works recipients did not comply with reporting requirements in November and were removed from enrollment, the Department of Human Services announced Monday (Dec. 17).
8 Beautiful Arkansas Locations You Probably Didn’t Know Existed
Everyone loves Hawksbill Crag and Haw Creek Falls but Arkansas has so many other beautiful places to explore. Whether they’re out-shined by neighboring attractions or just located off the beaten path, you may not have known about these particular spots. Let’s plan some road trips and see how many un
Man shoots suspected prowler in barn in western Arkansas, sheriff says; case remains under investigation
The Sebastian County sheriff's office is investigating a shooting where a man critically injured someone he believed to be a prowler, officials said. Officer Philip Pevehouse said in a news release that deputies were dispatched to the 5500 block of Echo Road in the Huntington area after receiving a
Oklahoma woman dies days after tragic truck bed incident
HEAVENER, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman who spent days in the hospital after falling from the bed of a truck has died, officials say. The incident happened on November 19 at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Haw Creek Road near Hodgen, Oklahoma in Le Flore County.