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Fayetteville School Board mask mandate resolution

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Fayetteville School Board met July 29 to approve a resolution that would allow the district to have control over mask mandates. The resolution would give the district the authority to require masks for students and staff this coming school year. Members of the school board...
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Animal Cruelty Task Force rescues 21 dogs in McDonald County

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – The Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO) rescues 21 dogs in severe condition in McDonald County. According to HSMO, the licensed breeder didn’t allow state inspectors on the property for more than a year. The Missouri Department of Agriculture then got a court order for immediate and unrestricted access to the facility.
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Oklahoma man drowns while swimming in the Elk River

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – A Commerce, Oklahoma resident drowns while swimming in the Elk River. The incident happened on July 26, 2021, around 5:00 p.m., about three miles north of Noel, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Joel F. Pascual, 27, was wading in the river when he...
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Two young siblings battle cancer at the same time

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Having two children diagnosed with cancer, at the exact same time, was something Alyssa Lewis never imagined would happen to her little family. “At the beginning, I was really just in survival mode,” Alyssa said. The first diagnosis came from her then 7-year-old daughter Abigail, who’d...
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Dave Van Horn Agrees to Long-Term Deal At Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek has been questioned lately about Razorback Baseball’s head man not being extended or given a raise following the 2021 season. It looks like this deal was being made with tight lips, not letting a single word out. Have no fear, the GOAT will be at Arkansas for a long time.
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Texas woman dies after canoe accident on Elk River

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – A Texas resident dies after a canoe accident on the Elk River. The incident happened on July 27, 2021, about three miles north of Noel, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a canoe hit a tree in the Elk River and capsized. The victim,...
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SEC presidents vote unanimously to invite Texas & Oklahoma to SEC

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — On Thursday, July 29, the SEC presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to extend an invitation to Oklahoma and Texas to join the conference. The invitation begins at the beginning of the 2025 academic school year and is for all sports. The Oklahoma and Texas board of regents...
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Woman From Texas Drowns In McDonald County

A woman from Texas is the second person to drown in the Elk River in the last two days. Maria Reyes, 46, died when her canoe hit a tree and turned over, trapping her underwater. The Highway Patrol says it happened near Noel.
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Rogers COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Rogers: 1. 2404 S Promenade Blvd (479) 986-1101; 2. 2110 W Walnut St 479-636-3222; 3. 1819 S 8th St 479-633-0772; 4. 808 W Walnut St 479-202-7198; 5. 4208 S Pleasant Crossing Blvd 479-621-9769; 6. 5000 W Pauline Whitaker Pkwy
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COVID-19 testing demand up in Northwest Arkansas

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, more people in the state are needing to get tested for the virus. University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Vice Chancellor of the Northwest Regional Campus, Dr. Pearl McElfish, said UAMS has seen a dramatic increase in people getting a COVID-19 test. Dr. McGowan with Medical Associates of Northwest Arkansas also said he has seen an uptick.
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School reopening plans in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — As schools across the area prepare to reopen, many are outlining their COVID-19 safety protocols in advance to allow students and families to prepare for a return to the classroom. As schools announce their plans, they will be published here. Bentonville Schools. Bentonville Schools announced their...