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Thick smoke causes I-40 traffic slowdown, caution advised

ST. FRANCIS Co., Ark. (KAIT) – A thick plume of smoke has caused a major slowdown in traffic on I-40 between Wheatley and Goodwin. According to IDriveArkansas.com, a vehicle is burning about six miles northeast of Wheatley. The fire has caused a significant amount of smoke to blow across the interstate, slowing traffic.
WHEATLEY, AR
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Arkansas Pastor Responds To Accusations of Racial Discrimination

First Baptist Church in Forrest City, Arkansas was accused over the weekend of racially discriminating a Black family visiting their church. A woman shared on her social media page the details of how she felt two church members were out of line by first not letting them into the 11 A.M. worship service. She noted that one male member questioned why her family was there in the first place. After not being let in she questioned the other member, an older lady, if everyone was welcome at the church.
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Arkansas Woman Says She Was Turned Away From A Church Because She’s Black

A church in Forrest City, Arkansas is accused of turning away a woman because she is Black. According to KLRT-TV, a viral post from a woman, who goes by the name Donna Mac on Facebook, said she received an invitation to the church but when she arrived, she was subject to two uncomfortable interactions with an older white man and woman.
FORREST CITY, AR
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Arkansas PBS adds additional signal to expand coverage area

Arkansas PBS can now be watched on a new broadcast signal in eastern Arkansas. On Tuesday, network executives and political leaders gathered in West Memphis to celebrate the new channel going on the air. With a tower located near Forrest City, the signal extends east to the Tennessee boarder. Other...
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Forrest City, Ark. church faces racial discrimination claim

FORREST CITY, Ark. — An Arkansas church is facing heavy scrutiny after a woman claims they discriminated against her family for the color of their skin while she tried to attend service Sunday morning. The incident allegedly happened at First Baptist Church Forrest City, where leaders say all are welcomed. However, one family is disputing […]
FORREST CITY, AR
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Deputy dragged by vehicle during arrest attempt

A Cross County, Arkansas deputy is lucky to be alive after being dragged by a vehicle in an Exxon gas station following a traffic stop Tuesday night, according to Kark news. It happened in Cherry Valley north of Wynne, but it didn’t end there. The driver then led officers on a three-county chase all the way to Jonesboro. The jeep with obvious damage to the driver’s side front door was seen racing through Jonesboro.
CROSS COUNTY, AR
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Growing vining peach plants

Curiosity hit me when I first came across vining peach seeds because peaches are among one of my favorite fruits. However, I was sorta let down when I saw that vining peaches honestly aren't peaches at all. So what are they really? Today I will try answering this question for y'all.
HICKORY RIDGE, AR
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