‘No one deserves to die such a heinous, unforeseen death’: Forrest City police chief on St. Francis Co. homicide investigationactionnews5.com2 DAYS AGO
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Goddaughter mourning AR woman found dead inside plastic bin
ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark.— For the first time since her discovery, the goddaughter of 42-year-old Troy Strope is speaking out about the woman and her tragic death. Strope’s body was discovered in a storage tote off St. Francis County Road 731 on February 20. So far, no one has been charged with the murder. “I […]
‘No one deserves to die such a heinous, unforeseen death’: Forrest City police chief on St. Francis Co. homicide investigation
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - More than a week after a woman’s body was found in a tote box off the side of an Arkansas highway. Investigators are still looking for her killer. A horrific discovery right in St. Francis County has a community, including its police chief puzzled. The...
Dead woman found inside plastic container in Arkansas identified
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The woman found in a plastic container in Arkansas has been identified, according to the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say the woman is Troy Stope of Forrest City, Arkansas. Stope’s nude body was found inside a plastic container by two teenagers who were riding four-wheelers. It was on County Road […]
The coldest February in Monroe County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Forrest City Resident, Micah Lacy, Arrested Again on Drug Charges While Out on Bond
Micah Lacy, 45, from Forrest City, Arkansas, was arrested on February 29, 2024, for drug-related charges. The St. Francis County Sheriff Department discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia at his 219 Buford St. residence. Lacy faces charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Class D Felony.
Arkansas man wins $1 million in lottery | Here were his numbers
COLT, Ark. — Randall Morgan, from Colt, Arkansas, won $1 million in the lottery during the Feb. 21 Powerball drawing. Morgan bought the ticket during a regular gas station trip at the Flash Market on North Washington Street in Forrest City, with the winning numbers 4, 27, 33, 41, and 42, with the Powerball number 14.
Woman wanted in AR nightclub killing caught in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman wanted in a deadly nightclub shooting in Forrest City, Arkansas was captured Wednesday in Memphis. Mircale Bills, 31, of Memphis, was wanted for a shooting on April 17, 2022 that killed Shaquenna Wilson. Wilson was shot after an altercation with Bills at the 50/50 club in Forrest City and died […]
🚧 Update: White River Bridges Closure on US 79, Monroe County, AR
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arkansas. The White River Bridge and White River Relief Bridge on US 79 in Monroe County are currently undergoing a polymer overlay process. As a result, all lanes over a 3-mile stretch are closed to traffic. The closure commenced at 7:00 am and will be in effect 24 hours a day until further notice. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes and to allow for extra travel time when navigating the area. The impact on traffic flow is significant, and necessary measures to manage vehicular movement are in place. Stay tuned for further updates on the situation.
🚧 Update: Single Vehicle Accident on I-40, Wheatley, AR
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arkansas. Authorities have reported a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the median of Interstate 40 near Wheatley, St. Francis County, AR. The incident was first reported by local transportation agencies, and it may cause traffic disruptions for those traveling through the area. We urge drivers to exercise caution if they are heading towards this section of I-40 and to consider alternative routes where possible. At this time, no further details have been provided regarding the cause of the accident or any resulting injuries. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.
Fight at Arkansas high school ends in 40-50 students affected by pepper spray
MARIANNA, Ark. (WMC) - A school resource officer in Marianna, Arkansas, was forced to resort to pepper spray to break up a fight between high school students on Monday. According to Marianna’s police chief, the fight broke out between several students in the cafeteria at Lee High School. He...
Lottery warning to check tickets as Powerball $1 million prize goes unclaimed – and it was bought at a gas station
LOTTERY players in one southern state are being urged to check their ticket numbers as one lucky winner can now take home a massive $1million prize. Several people in Arkansas won big last week, with many taking home thousands of dollars in prizes, lottery officials have said. One special player...
Zion Lutheran Church in Ulm to hold chicken tender dinner fundraiser this Friday to support community outreach, church enhancements
Zion Lutheran Church in Ulm is holding a fundraising dinner this Friday, March 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Church member Carol Smith said ticket holders will receive a big homemade meal. “It is three chicken tenders, rice and gravy, purple hull peas, a corn muffin, and a dessert,” Smith...
Local Forrest City Resident, Troy Alexandra Strope, Identified as Victim in Potential Homicide Case
The body discovered in a plastic tote near Highway 334 has been identified as Troy Alexandra Strope, a 42-year-old from Forrest City, Arkansas. The discovery was made last Tuesday by local boys, who then informed the sheriff's department.
Wednesday A Big Night For Arkansas Lottery Players Including $1M Winner
The wait is on now for an Arkansas Powerball winner with a ticket worth $1 million purchased at Flash Market #7025, located at 3400 N. Washington St. in Forrest City, for the recent drawing. Despite this win, no one claimed the jackpot, so the upcoming Monday night drawing will be for an estimated $391 million.
My County Link’s Humane Society pet of the week: Colt
Colt is a 1-1/2-year-old mixed breed. He’s a beautiful brindle. He’s got manners, loves to play, and is a sweetheart. He’s received flea treatment, is fully vetted, and is neutered.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Hazen as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Support Our Brinkley Tigers: Purchase Your Basketball Tickets on GoFan for Tonight's Game
The Brinkley Tigers will play against Scranton at 8:30 PM tonight at Clarendon. Tickets can be purchased on the GoFan website, with the provided link directing to the ticket purchase page. The campus central office offers assistance for online ticket purchasing, with staff and students ready to guide individuals. For questions, the office can be contacted at 870-734-5105 or 870-734-5116. The Brinkley Tigers appreciate the support and look forward to tonight's game.Visit here for more details.
Highschool Baseball | 26 February Des Arc Boys Game Notice
The Des Arc Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with South Side(Bee Branch, AR) on 26 February, 2024, 4:30 PM. As of now, Eagles has won 7 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.7.
$1 million lottery ticket sold in Forrest City
Wednesday night was lucky for Arkansas Scholarship Lottery players. A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold at Flash Market No. 7025, 3400 N. Washington St. in Forrest City. However, there was no jackpot winner, so the drawing for Saturday night will be for an estimated $376 million. The winning...