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Fort Smith pawn shop hit by vehicle, guns stolen
FORT SMITH, Ark. — Fort Smith Police Department reports a local pawn shop was hit by thieves with a vehicle Tuesday morning. It happened at 1st Choice Pawn on Towson Avenue. Police said thieves then took several weapons before getting away. The investigation is ongoing.
Hog Wild: Clark County drug agent crashes, ditches car when baseball trip turns foul
Taking the day off to catch a Hogs game turned out to be no walk in the ballpark for an Arkansas narcotics agent who crashed his police vehicle — then ditched it, along with his guns, credentials and beer cooler — on a dirt road miles away from the ballgame.
Pocola police search for leads on man who's been missing for nearly 23 years
Kenneth Weaver has been missing since Christmas Day in 2000. "It's been over 8,000 days that we've not seen or heard from him," Becky Glenn said about her brother. "Your head tells you that after this long he's not here, but your heart doesn't believe it." Get the latest news...
Autopilot system might have contributed to plane crash that killed former senator
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A pilot who died in an Arkansas plane has been identified and a preliminary report has been released. KHBS on Monday said the National Transportation Safety Board released a report about a plane crash that killed former Mississippi State Sen. Johnny Morgan. He was 76 years old.
VA encourages veterans to file claims under PACT Act
The deadline is approaching for veterans to get their full range of benefits under the PACT Act. The law expanding eligibility for healthcare benefits for vets related to burn pit, Agent Orange and other chemical exposures is one of the largest VA expansions in U.S. history.
Fort Smith woman dies on pontoon boat at Lake Eufaula, Oklahoma patrol said
A Fort Smith woman died Saturday at Lake Eufaula in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, after apparently suffering a medical event while on a pontoon boat being operated to check jug lines, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Sonya McCrea, 55, was pronounced dead about 5:10 p.m. Saturday at Lake Eufaula near the...
'Death Wish Blues' tour brings Jesse Dayton and Samantha Fish to Fort Smith
The rollicking rockabilly licks of Jesse Dayton, once the front man of band the Road Kings, who then blazed into a modern Texas outlaw country legend, has paired with a guitar-slinging, blonde bombshell named Samantha Fish, and it's created a new blues explosion. "Death Wish Blues" has debuted at #1...
Tickets now on sale for the 2023 Walmart NWA Championship
ROGERS, Ark. — Tickets are on sale for the 2023 Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship presented by P&G. 40/29 will once again be the official weather forecaster for the event. Returning in 2023 is the 5k at the LPGA, benefitting Mercy. Registration will open in early July, according to a...
Investigation leads to arrest and confiscation of dangerous cartoon decorated LSD sheets
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - On June 1 the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office and Roland Police Department teamed up to execute a search warrant for narcotics at a residence in the Town of Roland. Following a lengthy investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs by SCSO Investigators Chris Grizzle...
Fort Smith city leaders in D.C. to discuss future growth in the River Valley
Fort Smith city leaders are in our nation's capital to meet with lawmakers about several projects happening in the city. Fort Smith Mayor George McGill and several other members of the Board of Directors have been in Washington D.C. since Tuesday. Fort Smith's public relations manager, Josh Buchfink, said they're...
Crawford County Sheriff's still looking for suspect in 2014 homicide
BIDVILLE, Ark. — The Crawford County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) is asking the public for any information that could help solve a 2014 homicide case of a former Sebastian County deputy that is still being investigated. According to the CCSO, Former Sebastian County Deputy, David Jackson, was shot and killed...
New hires and promotions in Northwest Arkansas
The following people were recently hired or promoted in Northwest Arkansas. To add an employee to an upcoming list of new hires and promotions, email us at [email protected]. Announcements should be limited to a few paragraphs and be accompanied by a photograph. Julia Fuster, Washington Regional. Julia Fuster, PA-C,...
Fort Smith’s Peak Center floods … again
With relatively moderate rainfall over the weekend, the Fort Smith Public Schools Peak Innovation Center has flooded once again. It’s the third time the unique school facility has had water enter the building. Dr. Terry Morawski, superintendent, sent an email notification to members of the FSPS Board of Education...
ARPA amendment could help Washington County nonprofits, heads to quorum court for vote
Some local nonprofits could be getting financial help from the Washington County Quorum Court.
Colorado Distillery Chooses Fort Smith for Expansion
Axe and the Oak Distillery, founded in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is growing into a second location that is currently under construction in Fort Smith. The team will debut a spacious 49,403 square foot distillery and Whiskey House tasting room on 5+ acres, set to open in the fall of 2023.
ARDOT holds input meeting in Gravette over Western North-South Connector study
The Arkansas Department of Transportation held a public input meeting in Gravette to discuss the findings of the Western North-South Connector study.
Northwest Arkansas Trails & Active Transportation Equity Report Released
Northwest Arkansas Non-profit Details Equity on Trails & Active Transportation. Bentonville, Ar–Trailblazers, a non-profit organization whose core work is trail development and consulting and community outreach and advocacy, is pleased to announce the publication of the Northwest Arkansas Trails and Active Transportation Equity Report. This comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the perceptions, use, and potential barriers to access for the region’s current state of trails and active transportation infrastructure.
$500,000 federal grant to support Northwest Arkansas rail study
The Federal Railroad Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation will give Arkansas $576,000 for a study to improve safety at railroad crossings in Northwest Arkansas, according to a Monday (June 5) news release. The money comes from the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Ms. Arkansas Senior America pageant is coming to Van Buren
The event is set for June 24th at the King Opera House in Van Buren. Daren finds out how to get tickets.
Library groups, booksellers seek to block Arkansas’ Act 372
Several Arkansas libraries and library associations are suing Crawford County officials and state prosecuting attorneys in an effort to overturn Act 372. The Act is primarily a measure allowing books in public libraries to be banned or relocated. Specifically, Act 372 creates a process for books to be challenged in...
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