Woman found dead in plastic bin on AR road 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 42-year-old Troy Alexandria Strope of Forrest City, Arkansas. Stope’s nude body was found inside a plastic container by two teenagers who were riding four-wheelers on County Road […]
Memphis woman charged in 2022 deadly Arkansas nightclub shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - U.S. Marshals and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office have captured a Memphian who they say murdered a woman in a Forrest City, Arkansas, nightclub nearly two years ago. U.S. Marshals say that on April 17, 2022, 31-year-old Mircale Bills shot Shaquenna Wilson during an argument...
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.
AR woman recovering after shooting, suspect still at large
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Wynne, Arkansas woman is recovering after being shot while in her home last month. Police say the suspect is still on the loose. On January 28, neighbors say they were woken up out of their sleep when they heard loud gunshots. It happened in an area where the neighbors say crime […]
🚧 Update: Full Closure on US 79, Lee County Due to Incident 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arkansas. As per the latest update, all lanes on US 79 in Lee County, Arkansas are currently closed for a 2.1-mile stretch. This closure is effective from 7:00am and will last for the entire day. Commuters are advised to seek alternative routes and plan their travels accordingly to avoid delays. Authorities are working to manage the traffic and reopen the lanes as soon as it is safe to do so. The inconvenience caused to the public is regretted, and updates will be provided as the situation evolves. Please stay tuned for further information on this developing situation.
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...
🚧 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...
Jaylen Smith recognized as youngest African-American mayor
The mayor of Earle, Arkansas Jaylen Smith is being recognized globally.
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.
Nation's Youngest African American Mayor Inspires in St. Paul Visits, Touts Initiatives at Carleton College Convocation
In a rousing sequence of speeches encapsulating the hope for a brighter future, Jaylen Smith, the nation's youngest African American mayor, imparted words of inspiration and civic engagement to audiences in St. Paul and at Carleton College. At just 18 years old, Smith took the reins as mayor of Earle, Arkansas, a daring leap into public service before even reaching the legal voting age, according to CBS News Minnesota.
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.
Wynne School District Clarifies Millage Misinformation on Primary Election Ballot for Local Residents
The Wynne School District has released a statement to correct false information circulating on social media about the primary election ballot, specifically the district's millage. Contrary to the rumors, there is no new millage request for the district. The millage mentioned on the ballot is not a new tax, but a disclosure of the current millage rate required by law.
$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...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.99 in Wynne as of 2024-02-28. Find the cheapest 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 Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Forrest City
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants in Forrest City. Have you had the chance to savor their flavors yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Lonoke, February 27 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Wynne High School soccer team will have a game with Lonoke High School on February 27, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Forrest City as of 2024-02-25. 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 Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Highschool Softball | 29 February Marion Girls Game Notice
The Marion Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Wynne(Wynne, AR) on 29 February, 2024, 4:30 PM. As of now, Patriots has won 29 games and lost 5 games, and the winning rate is 0.853.