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2 Arkansans recall melee in '65 march in Alabama

Subscriber onlyIt was tear gas that drove the horses crazy on Bloody Sunday. Continue reading...

Sheriff: Arkansas teen accused of stabbing autistic brother with sword, arrested in his death

Subscriber onlyA 17-year-old Carroll County boy was arrested Tuesday in the death of his brother. Continue reading...

Cattle rustler from Arkansas gets jail time, must pay $60,000

Subscriber onlyPolice in Boone County used a GPS tracking device to catch a cattle rustler. Continue reading...

Graffiti on buildings unnerves Eureka Springs

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- People in this Victorian tourist town are taking a dim view of graffiti that has recently appeared in a few spots. Continue reading...

Arkansas man who said he found girlfriend under car that fell off jack charged with murder

Subscriber only A first-degree murder charge was filed Tuesday against Johnny Wayne Harderson, 44, of Clarksville in connection with the Dec. 4 death of Chasity Bond, 37, in Newton County. Continue reading...

Temperature swings sizable, not sickening

Forecasters put spring back into state

Subscriber onlyThe dramatic temperature fluctuations in Arkansas over the past few days are nothing to sneeze at. Continue reading...

26-year state Sen. Russ, 86, was UCA supporter

Subscriber onlyA man who served in the Arkansas Senate for 26 years died Thursday at age 86, three weeks after being diagnosed with leukemia. Continue reading...

Arkansas man accused of killing mother, renter found unfit for trial

Suspect accused of killing mom, renter

Subscriber onlyA Lead Hill man facing two counts of capital murder has been found mentally unfit for trial, at least for now. Continue reading...

County assessor, awaiting theft trial in Arkansas court, begins new term

Subscriber onlyA county assessor who resigned in June after being charged with felony theft was sworn in again as assessor Sunday. Continue reading...

GPS blamed for surge in runaway trucks in small Arkansas town

Drivers follow GPS onto Arkansas 43

Subscriber onlyArmed with GPS technology, truck drivers have been barreling through a rugged section of the Ozark Mountains, burning up brakes and occasionally bouncing off bluffs or rolling into a ditch. Continue reading...

County's tax vote set for '17

Sales levy holds raise for deputies

Subscriber onlySheriff's deputies in Newton County are among the lowest paid in the state, with full-time deputies' salaries starting at $21,260 a year. Continue reading...

Arkansas mom, boyfriend charged in death of 4-year-old daughter

Mountain View couple arrested

Subscriber onlyA Mountain View couple has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 19 death of 4-year-old Skylar Shellstrom. Continue reading...

Ozark hits setback on rail-crossing bid

Court: U.S. rule pre-empts state law

Subscriber onlyThe 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a federal district court ruling that said Arkansas law held sway in a dispute over a street-railroad crossing in downtown Ozark. Continue reading...

Bullfrog swimbait crafted by Arkansas man sold for $1,675 on eBay

Subscriber onlyFor months, swimbait collectors anxiously awaited Kevin G. Brightwell's bullfrog. Continue reading...

Evaluators find Lead Hill man unfit for murder trial

Subscriber onlyA Lead Hill man facing two counts of capital murder isn't fit to proceed to trial, according to a document cited in Boone County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

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