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Tractor runs over man, killing him

IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A man died Monday when his tractor ran over him. Arkansas State Police reported the crash at 9:25 a.m. June 21 on State Highway 58 east of Guion in Izard County. Cody L. Killingsworth, 22, of Checotah, Oklahoma, was eastbound when his 2013 John Deere...
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State police ID teen fatally shot by Lonoke County deputy in traffic stop

Arkansas State Police have identified a McRae teenager as the person shot and killed by a Lonoke County deputy during a traffic stop early Wednesday. Hunter Britain, 17, of McRae was the driver of a truck stopped by the deputy south of Cabot along Arkansas 89 at about 3 a.m. Wednesday, according to a state police news release on Wednesday afternoon. State police said the stop "ended in a shooting incident."
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Batesville receives grant for splash pad, playground improvements

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A nearly $185,000 grant from the state of Arkansas will provide the city of Batesville with a chance to pay for a pair of key infrastructure needs. The city said on social media Wednesday that the $184,341 Outdoor Recreation Grant from the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism will help develop a new splash pad park on Westside and pay for playground improvements at Kennedy Park.
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Arkansas authorities investigating homicide in Mississippi County

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Authorities in Arkansas are investigating a homicide from over the weekend in Mississippi County. According to the sheriff’s office, Brandon Odom, 27, was shot on County Road 1212 in Frenchman’s Bayou. At this time, they are awaiting autopsy results. The sheriff confirmed the victim is the...
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Eli Stein commits to Arkansas

CAMBRIDGE, Wis — Eli Stein is heading to Arkansas to play football in the SEC. The 5-star recruit made his commitment official on Tuesday with a tweet. Stein is rated the #3 long-snapper in the country in his class and a 5-star recruit. The Cambridge senior will play in the 2022 high school All-American bowl .

Huddle House Opens 6th Arkansas Location in Jonesboro

Father-Son Duo and Multi-Unit Franchisees Bring Highly Anticipated “Any Meal, Any Time” Diner Concept to Craighead County. Huddle House, the nation’s iconic all-day breakfast restaurant and neighborhood gathering place, is officially opening for business in the Jonesboro community. The new location, which is set to open on Tuesday, June 29, is conveniently located at 2180 East Highland Drive and marks the 6th Arkansas-based restaurant for the brand.
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Pilot killed in northeast Arkansas plane crash ID'd

The pilot killed in a crash near Paragould last Tuesday has been identified, according to the county coroner. An aircraft crashed shortly after 9:30 p.m. in a field and caught fire, according to a preliminary crash report from the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot of the single-pilot aircraft has been...