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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Some local teams handed first losses

Red Oak and Moss are no longer undefeated. The Eagles (5-1) dropped a 54-41 loss to Wright City on Nov. 14 before rebounding with a 72-29 win LeFlore on Thursday. Moss suffered its first defeat of the 2017-2018 season at home against Roff, 71-53, on Nov. 14. The Pirates (3-1) are off until after Tha


Clubs and events - 11.19.17

Bingo: Meets at noon Sunday at VFW Post No. 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave. Ozark Bead Box: Members meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call Diana at (479) 652-1009. Van Buren Writers Group: Members meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in V


Fort Smith Man Sentenced To 125 Years In Prison For Distributing Meth

FORT SMITH (KFSM) - A Fort Smith man has been sentenced to more than a century in prison due distributing methamphetamine, according to Fort Smith police. William French, 46, was sentenced Friday (Nov. 17) to 125 years in prison for possession of 10 to 200 grams of methamphetamine with the purpose t

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 23:22:37

Community news: Blue and You Foundation - 11.19.17

The Blue and You Foundation recently awarded more than $2 million in grants to 40 health improvement programs across Arkansas, according to a news release from the foundation. Among the recipients are: The city of Mansfield received $85,015 to build a walking trail in City Lake Park. University of


Fort Smith offers incentives for new manufacturing company

Fort Smith is offering incentives in hopes of landing a new manufacturing company in the city. At Monday night's special meeting called by the Board of Directors, Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce President Tim Allen told the board that the city is in the running for a new Silgan Containers ma

KHBS - 2017-11-21 01:29:00

More Good News For Fort Smith

LITTLE ROCK - On Friday, I joined business leaders in Fort Smith for the announcement that PRADCO is expanding its injection-molding manufacturing, which will create 60 new jobs. We also celebrated the news of Walmart's commitment to buy an additional $250 million in PRADCO products by 2023. This go


Greenwood Council to create ordinance on alcohol sales

GREENWOOD - The Greenwood City Council recently rejected two requests to seek alcohol sales in the city; however, Council members agreed that an ordinance establishing the permitting process for the sale of alcohol in Greenwood is needed. The proposed ordinance was brought to the Council by Alderman

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-11-20 06:01:00

UAFS lighting ceremony kicks off the holidays

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students, faculty, and staff are coming together for the 20th annual campus lighting ceremony. The event, which kicks off the holidays at UAFS, is open to the public. The ceremony gets underway tonight at 5:30 p.m. on the campus green. While admiring some of the c

KHBS - 2017-11-20 11:01:00

Woman takes plea deal in crash that killed 8-year-old boy after police chase

A woman who hit and killed an 8-year-old boy last year while going up to 120 mph during a police chase in southwest Atlanta has pleaded guilty to murder and a slew of other charges. Ana Bolton, 22, entered a non-negotiated plea deal in the June 27, 2016, crash that killed Jamaris Davis, according t


Police release dramatic video, photos of gunmen who killed restaurant manager

ATLANTA - Investigators have released photos and surveillance video in hopes of identifying the gunmen who killed a restaurant manager during a robbery this weekend. According to police, three men entered Barcelona Wine Bar on Howell Mill Road in the West Midtown neighborhood as it was closing aroun

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-21 04:58:54

Police ID Norcross teen found shot to death; 2 juveniles arrested

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old in Gwinnett County, police said. Zachary Nelson of Norcross was found dead shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday after officers, who were in the area for an unrelated matter, heard three gunshots at the Rockbridge Court


Shooter At Large After Killing Mother Of 5: Police

MARIETTA, GA - Police are searching for a man who shot a 34-year-old mother of five to death Sunday in the driveway of her home, according to media reports. Justin Cox, a convicted felon, is accused of shooting Felicia Miller as she sat in a vehicle in the 300 block of Pin Oak Court, say Marietta po

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:26:54

DA: Gunman told victims, 'It's not personal, it's business' before pulling trigger

A man and woman accused of kidnapping and shooting two people have been sentenced to life in prison. According to the Cobb County D.A., Desire Nichole Collins, 22, and Jermaine Dawayne Henderson, 36, were in the Atlanta area to sell dozens of pounds of marijuana. A childhood friend of Henderson's pu

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-20 20:47:00

Georgia Dome Falls In Cloud Of Dust

ATLANTA, GA - The Georgia Dome disappeared Monday morning as explosives brought down the 29-story building in a cloud of dust, an event broadcast on live TV. Everything went largely as planned during the 7:31 a.m. demolition, according to media reports. (Watch the video below.) The streets around th

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:27:03

Young man's body found stabbed at apartment complex playground

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Police are trying to uncover the mystery of how a young man's body wound up being found stabbed to death on a metro Atlanta playground Monday morning. Cobb County Police say their officers were called to an apartment complex at 6660 Mableton Parkway about 7:30 a.m. after a reside

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-21 02:20:00

LIVE: Watch the Georgia Dome implosion

ATLANTA -- It's time to say goodbye to the Georgia Dome. The Atlanta landmark is being imploded Monday morning. If you can't see it in person, we'll have it streaming for you right here. 11Alive will have a special report beginning at 7 a.m. (The Today Show will air on WATL). You can watch that spe

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-20 14:37:00

Council Rock board approves early steps on Rolling Hills Elementary School renovation

Work at the school that was previously scheduled to close is scheduled to be completed in time for the 2020-21 school year. A few weeks ago, it was going to close. Now, Rolling Hills Elementary School in Northampton will get some major improvements - work that many parents have been looking forward


Lower Makefield man who revictimized child rape victim gets up to 20 years

Dennis Edward Frye Jr., 51, will serve up to two decades in state prison for sexually abusing a teen girl he knew was previously abused. For sexually abusing a teenage survivor of childhood rape, a Lower Makefield man will serve up to 20 years in state prison. Dennis Edward Frye Jr., 51, was sentenc


Cook This! with Shereen: Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

On this episode of Cook This! with Shereen, Shereen makes her pan roasted version of brussels sprouts. Brussels sprouts get a flavor boost from brown sugar and bacon Thanksgiving is coming up fast, but you still have time to add this vegetable dish to your menu. Brown Sugar Brussels Spouts with Baco


Good In Sports: The 12th Annual Powder Puff Game in memory of former student

Council Rock North hosted the 12th annual Lauren K. Talbot memorial powder puff game in early November. The fundraiser was in memory of Lauren who tragically passed away her senior year in 2005. Video by Renee Washington. Council Rock North hosted the 12th annual Lauren K. Talbot memorial powder puf