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Creator of Arkansas' Bluebirds of Happiness dies at 89, remembered for joyful art

Subscriber onlyLeo Ward, the creator of Arkansas' Bluebird of Happiness, died Monday. Continue reading...

Arkansas man, 33, cited after bullet hit church

Suspect faces drug, assault charges

Subscriber onlyA Boone County man was charged Monday with aggravated assault after he fired a .45-caliber pistol into the exterior of a Pentecostal Tabernacle Church while people were inside. Continue reading...

Again, live turkeys tossed from plane at Arkansas festival

Subscriber onlyYELLVILLE -- Several live turkeys were tossed from an airplane as it flew by the annual Turkey Trot festival Saturday. Continue reading...

Arkansas jail inmate said to flee after church outing; escapee caught after mother calls in tip

Subscriber onlySharp County Sheriff Mark Counts let an inmate out of jail last month so he could go to church at a Bible-based ministry for people with addictions. Continue reading...

American Red Cross to hand off some blood collecting in Arkansas, eliminate 44 jobs

Subscriber onlyThe American Red Cross will stop taking blood donations in central Arkansas by January. Continue reading...

County in Arkansas pushes to honor King's birthday as paid holiday

Subscriber onlyBaxter County has proposed making Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a paid holiday for county employees. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Stripes painted on Arkansas street wash away in rain, give city a yellowish tint

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs had a yellowish tint on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Stop turkeys from being dropped from plane at Arkansas festival, lawmen are urged

Activists seek ‘Phantom’ pilot’s arrest

Subscriber onlyAnimal-welfare activists are trying to ground "The Phantom Pilot" before live turkeys fall from the sky during the annual Yellville Turkey Trot festival Oct. 13-14. Continue reading...

Ex-sheriff's job offer scuttled

Prosecutor raised concerns on Cradduck’s criminal past

Subscriber onlyThe Carroll County sheriff has rescinded his offer to hire a former Benton County sheriff who resigned last year and pleaded no contest to misdemeanor tampering. Continue reading...

'80s drug, gun saga portrayed in new Tom Cruise movie remains sore spot for city in Arkansas

Some hope movie draws tourists

Subscriber onlyThey're tired of Barry Seal in Mena. Continue reading...

Lost 1937 Arkansas films turn up

Four black-and-white reels once in Springdale, now at Library of Congress

Subscriber onlyThree Arkansas films that were lost for decades mysteriously turned up on eBay, where they were purchased by a volunteer at the Library of Congress. Continue reading...

Carroll County sheriff rescinds job offer to Cradduck

Subscriber onlyThe Carroll County sheriff rescinded his offer to hire a former Benton County sheriff who resigned last year and pleaded no contest to misdemeanor tampering. Continue reading...

USDA program ousts Arkansas pantry; Neighbor to Neighbor cited for inventory, storage violations

Subscriber onlyA Pine Bluff food pantry's participation in a U.S. Department of Agriculture food distribution program was terminated after a surprise inspection Aug. 21 revealed several violations. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart director picked for U.S. attorney in Western District of Arkansas

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump has nominated an ethics and compliance director at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to be the next U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas. Continue reading...

Arkansas prison escapee found 3 months later at N.C. motel

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas prison escapee was captured early Tuesday morning by U.S. marshals in North Carolina. Continue reading...