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Updated at 10:26 AM

Early voting has begun inside the Village Mall.

Updated at 10:22 AM

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made Secretarial disaster declarations for farmers in two counties in Arkansas that suffered losses and damage due to high winds and hail that occurred on October 7, 2014, Qualifying farmers...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 1:12 PM

The ASU-Newport 2014-15 Patron Series gets underway on Saturday, Oct. 25 with 7 Bridges - The Ultimate Eagles Experience, a tribute to The Eagles to the stage at the ASUN Center for the Arts.

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Arkansas have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.94/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,826 gas outlets in Arkansas.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:55 AM

The NHS Volleyball team defeated Cave City in three straight sets last Thursday night (Senior night) to claim a fourth place conference finish.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:49 AM

White River Health System (WRHS) would like to invite the public to an Open House on Thursday, October 30th, from 5pm until 6pm, celebrating the opening of its newest primary care clinic, the Tuckerman Medical Clinic.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Officials from USDA/Rural Development, Senator Mark Pryor’s office, Senator John Boozman’s office, and Congressman Rick Crawford were on hand in Tuckerman on October 21, 2014 to announce the funding of major infrastructure improvements...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 3:24 PM

The potential for a major Ebola outbreak is striking fear in people across the country.

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 4:37 PM

October is domestic violence awareness month and the White River Women's Shelter will be hosting a candle light vigil in memory of all the women, men and children in Arkansas, who have lost their lives due to a domestic violence homicide.

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Jackson County Relay for Life's Haunted House will be open at the former Brown Jordan building on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 11:21 AM

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives.

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