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Yikes!The experts say that your rubber tires will not stop lightning from striking your car. It’s a lesson that Mr. and Mrs. Edward Whalen learned the hard way as they were driving in a storm …
Newton County Times' Outhouse Companion
A long, non-stop flightBeing a flight attendant doesn’t get any more glamorous than the job Bette Nash has. After all she’s been at it -- non-stop, as they say -- since 1957. The …
Newton County Times' Outhouse Companion
SupermomHalima Cissé knew she would be giving birth to a goodly number of babies when her time came. In fact, the doctors told her she could count on septuplets, perhaps even, octuplets as she …
Local News

Jerry Keefer named ADE safe schools coordinator

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Education Secretary Johnny Key is pleased to announce that Jerry Keefer, a long-time law enforcement officer, has been named the new safe schools …

Rutledge announces suit against Little Rock housing complex

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced a lawsuit against Big Country Chateau, a multifamily housing complex serving low-income and Section 8 housing consumers in …

DEQ makes funding available for new school and transit buses

NORTH LITTLE ROCK—The Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has updated its ABC Program and is accepting applications from public school districts and transit authorities for the Advanced Bus …

Wynne Arkansas man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possession of child porn

FAYETTEVILLE – A Wynne, Arkansas man was sentenced yesterday to 180 months in prison without the possibility of parole on one count of Receipt of Child Pornography. The Honorable Judge Timothy …

Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan releases FY 2022 investment report

The state treasury earned $69.9 million during fiscal year 2022, which ran from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan reported to the State Board of Finance …

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Local Sports

ATU football single-game tickets available

RUSSELLVILLE — Less than a month away from the first home football of the 2022 season, the Arkansas Tech Department of Athletics has announced that online sales for single-game tickets are …

A look at Arkansas receivers

FAYETTEVILLE — On offense no position has more questions surrounding it as the Arkansas Razorbacks entered preseason drills on Friday.Gone are Treylon Burks, Tyson Morris and De'Vion Warren. …

Razorbacks don full pads heading into scrimmage

FAYETTEVILLE — Sam Pittman and the Razorbacks have now completed six practices with one on Friday before scrimmaging for the first time on Saturday.The Hogs put on pads for the first time on …

Arkansas pulls away for win in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — Arkansas was down early before out-scoring Catalan Elite 29-19 in the second quarter en route to a 99-86 victory Thursday in game two of the Razorbacks’ Foreign …

Lots of uncertainty in college football

I was a wee teenager when cable television came into my life. I had a small 13 inch TV that set in my room and my dad worked with Bob Wheeler in bringing many expanded television selections to the …

North Arkansas College Pioneers

Soccer RosterNo. Athlete Position Year Hometown1 Carlton Epps For. Freshman Branson, Mo.4 Allan Deleon Def. RS Freshman Green Forest5 Elian Torres Mid. Freshman Buenos Aires, Argentina6 Thomas …

Razorbacks open season No. 19 in AP Poll

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas will enter the 2022 football season ranked No. 19 in the AP Preseason Poll. The ranking comes after the Razorbacks were ranked No. 23 in the USA Today Coaches Poll …

Northark Soccer opened Sunday

HARRISON — For the first time in three decades, North Arkansas College debuted a new sport.Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the soccer complex located behind the old Harrison Junior High and …

Hogs moving forward after scrimmage

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas held its first scrimmage of the preseason with Sam Pittman feeling pretty good afterward.The season will open three weeks from Saturday's scrimmage when Cincinnati comes …

Arkansas wins opening game in Spain

ALENCIA, Spain — Arkansas jumped out to a quick 10-0 lead and never trailed and finished with a 108-59 victory over Valencia Seleccion in the Razorbacks first of four games on their foreign …
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