Category Archives: Top Stories

Traffic Fatality

ASP Accident

A Thursday early morning traffic accident in White County kills one juvenile injures another.

Arkansas State Police say the unnamed minor died when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

Home BancShares Has Record Quarter

Centennial Bank

Yesterday, Home BancShares, which owns Centennial Bank branches in four states, announced it earned $76 million in net income for the second quarter, its highest quarterly earnings ever.

Independence Promise Program


At a time in our state when everyone is talking about increasing equitable access to educational opportunity, the Independence County Public Education Foundation is not just talking about it, they are doing it.

Rutledge Welcomes Summer Interns


Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today welcomed 13 students from across the United States into the office internship program.

New Arkansas State Troopers Graduate

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Thirty-eight Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight and will begin their careers patrolling state highways within the department’s Highway Patrol Division.  The graduation ceremony was held at Pleasant Valley Country Club, Little Rock.

Panel Approves AMMC Consultant

medical marijuana

A legislative panel on Thursday approved emergency rules allowing the state Medical Marijuana Commission to hire an independent consulting firm to review and score more than 200 applications to operate pot dispensaries, opening the door for Arkansas to possibly have medical cannabis products on the shelf by mid-2019.

Heat Advisories Return To Listening Area

Hot Weather

Heat Advisories are posted for today and tomorrow for most of the state.

Heat and humidity are combining to produce heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees from Noon each day until 9:00pm.

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