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The vision statement of the Keaton Township Project is to educate descendants of African American residents of Keaton Township, Arkansas County, Arkansas of the rich legacy forged by our ancestors, to commemorate, celebrate and honor those who continue to impact our community in their lifetimes and ...
VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) — A county in northwest Arkansas has approved pay raises for elected officials and county employees. The Southwest Times Record reports that the Crawford County raises include $4,000 per elected official, $2,000 per full-time employee and $1,000 per part-time employee.

1926: The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving Day. Nearly 30 strong tornadoes were reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastated Heber Springs, Arkansas. The storms killed 51 in Arkansas alone and left 76 ...
BAXTER COUNTY, Ar. -- Emergency crews responded to a residence on Orchid Drive just west of Mountain Home, Arkansas Thursday morning. Upon arrival, Baxter County Sheriff's Deputies and Investigators found Gary Galloway, 72, deceased lying in bed. Galloway lived at the home with his car taker.
The first annual Arkansas County Women In Agriculture event was held on Wednesday, March 28. The event was held at 420 & Turnrow Coffee Shop in DeWitt. Lorri Sloate, County Executive Director of the Arkansas County Farm Service Agency presented Lori Dabbs with the Arkansas County Woman of ...
This year we are seeing a bumper crop of black flies, more commonly called buffalo gnats, in this area. Grant Beckwith, CEA-Ag and Staff Chair, indicated that the black fly outbreak in Arkansas County is about the worst he has seen and attributes their abundance to the floods from last month.

An education center that had closed because of a scourge of buffalo gnats has reopened, but livestock and deer continue to succumb to the swarming insects, state officials said Tuesday. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Pulaski County has agreed to join a lawsuit seeking relief from dozens of opioid manufacturers, and the addition of the lone holdout means every Arkansas county is now involved in the legal fight. The lawsuit was originally filed March 15 in Crittenden County Circuit Court.
ASHLEY COUNTY, Ark. -- A community in Ashley County, Arkansas is almost completely underwater. The people of Longview say they have seen many floods, but this one by far is the worst. Hardy Sawyer drives his boat through what he describes as a disaster. "There's people's houses that's underwater ...
The high water reports included U.S. 70 west of Carlisle (Lonoke County), Arkansas 247 two miles west of Hattieville (Conway County) and Arkansas 300 in Perryville ... At least 12 counties in Arkansas have declared emergencies as a result of flooding, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported.

CLAY COUNTY, AR (KFVS) -. A man was found dead inside a home in Clay County Arkansas by police on Thursday, Feb 22. According to Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller shortly after 8 p.m., 911 received a call about a possible shooting that happened on LaSalle Street in Rector, Ark. Officers found a ...
Authorities on Sunday were investigating a threat against schools in Arkansas County, one of several that have been reported in the state in the days after a mass shooting at a Florida high school. DeWitt police said in statement on Facebook that authorities had been "made aware of a threat made against ...
Home delivery of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Mississippi County will end March 31, but subscribers there will be provided with an Apple iPad that will display a digital replica of the newspaper for the price of a daily and Sunday subscription, executives with the newspaper said Thursday. The pilot ...
ARKANSAS - Nearly every county in Arkansas is joining forces by filing a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The lawsuit, started by the Association of Arkansas Counties, is bringing together mayors, fire chiefs, sheriffs and county judges from all over to address the Natural State's ...
HOWARD COUNTY, AR - A rainy Saturday only allows only a temporary pause from cleaning up storm damage in Howard County. Driving along the highway, debris could be seen along much of the roadways. As for cleanup, there's been some progress, but taking a look around, it is going to take some ...
Arkansas County completed the Work Ready Communities (WRC) Academy and launched successfully an Arkansas County ACT Work Ready Community initiative to become a certified work ready community (CWRC). On Monday, April 9, a launch event was held at the Arkansas State Capitol-Rotunda to ...
TOMAHAWK TOWNSHIP, Ark. - Fire departments in Searcy County had their hands full fighting two big wildfires last week. One of those fires destroyed close to half a dozen homes. And one of those houses destroyed was David Griffin's cabin in Tomahawk Township. Griffin said, "Got my dog. And all I could ...
CHERRY VALLEY, Ark. — A Cross County family was cleaning up Monday after a possible tornado roared through Saturday. Old yearbooks were thrown to the ground like leaves, steps away from precious keepsakes like family photos that littered their backyard. "Keith and Sandy lived here for years with ...


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