Cold Weather Safety Tips

The way to avoid frostbite and hypothermia is to plan for extreme cold before it arrives. Don’t get caught unprepared. More »

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CAPCA & NADC Winter Utility Assistance

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas and the Northcentral Arkansas Development Council will begin the Regular Winter Utility Assistance More »

Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is More »


Commission Sets 2018 Fishing Regulations

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for More »

Sex Offender Arrested

Darrell Manning

On Tuesday, 1/9/18, the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Coordinator received a tip that 38 year old Darrell Manning was living somewhere other than where registered. Manning registered at an address in Mayflower in October, 2017 after being released from jail on a previous charge pending from June, 2017 for failing to report to local law enforcement for moving away from his registered address.

Higginson Drug Arrest

Christopher Harrison

Last Friday, Higginson Police Chief Eric Patterson observed a suspicious vehicle in the city.

Chief Patterson made contact with the driver, 32-year old Christopher Harrison, of Judsonia and passenger Laura Holland.

Arkansas State Police Promotions

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Captains Jeffrey Drew and Charles Hubbard were promoted to the rank of major today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  The promotions were presented to the commission for consideration by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police.

CADTF Successful Year


In 2017, the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force opened 636 investigations with a total of 618 arrests being made.

A total street value of the drugs seized in 2017 was 5,858,994.94 dollars. Over 32 pounds of Methamphetamine, nearly six pounds of Crack Cocaine, over 37 pounds of Powder Cocaine, 713 pounds of Marijuana, 8.7 grams of Heroin over 7,000 pharmaceutical pills and 80cc of Fentanyl were taken off the streets of White, Lonoke and Prairie Counties.

Wal-Mart To Boost Employee Pay


Wal-Mart stores joins a growing list of companies from AT&T to Home Depot applying some of its tax benefits from the new tax reform bill signed by President Donald Trump late last year to expand employee benefits.

State Reports 18,000 Flu Cases

Traditional medicine doesn't always work for colds and stomach bugs in children. And in the case of coughs, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises against giving children under the age of 6 any cough medicine. (Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)

The first week of the New Year saw Arkansas report “Widespread” activity to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Two Arrested After Drug Bust

Bethany Edley-Watts

A marijuana growing operation was busted Monday in the Bethesda area by the Independence County Sheriff’s Department.

Following a public tip, officers served a search warrant at 40 Leaper Road, the residence of 39-year old Bethany Danylle Edley-Watts and 29-year old Bobby Bennett.

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