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Troopers seize almost 200 pounds of illegal marijuana
Three recent traffic stops by the Arkansas State Police (ASP) netted almost 200 pounds of illegal marijuana on Arkansas interstates. On Thursday, February 8, at approximately 9:15 a.m., ASP stopped a …
BNR encourages visitors to plan ahead of eclipse
On Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will pass over parts of Mexico, the United States, and Canada. As the eclipse passes over the United States it will cross the state of Arkansas, …
Suggestions shared on how to prepare for eclipse
The Great American Eclipse is coming to Newton County on April 8. A large number of visitors are anticipated to arrive days before the event to get a choice viewing space. Some property owners are …
Local News

New learning center in Jasper cutting ribbon Tuesday

The Learning Center of North Arkansas is excited to announce the opening of their latest location at 220 South Stone Street in Jasper. The Newton County Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 …

Safe cars save lives: Drivers should check their vehicle during Vehicle Safety Recalls Week

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) mission is simple: Keep people safe on America’s roadways. One way we can all be …

USDA announces progress on newly authorized climate programs

WASHINGTON — The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the report, Intent to Establish the Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Program (PDF, 248 KB), …

Visiting Poet Series to feature Arkansas Poet Laureate Suzanne Underwood Rhodes

Suzanne Underwood Rhodes North Arkansas College’s annual Visiting Poet Series is excited to host Suzanne Underwood Rhodes, the Arkansas Poet Laureate, on March 5, 2024 in the South Campus …

Free soybean seeds available to school, community gardens to grow-your-own protein

LITTLE ROCK — When you’re planning your community garden this year, save space for some soybeans. They’re good for your health and your wallet. Through May 25, school and community …

Local Sports

No. 1 Razorbacks claim first SEC title with Johnson at helm

FAYETTEVILLE — In winning a 10th consecutive SEC Indoor Championship at Randal Tyson Track Center this weekend, the No. 1 Razorbacks christened head coach Chris Johnson with his first …

Wonder Boys face off with Reddies in weekend series at Henderson State

FIRST PITCH The Arkansas Tech baseball team carries their five-game winning streak on the road for a three-game conference series at Henderson State this weekend. The series is slated to begin with a …

Arkansas state archery championship to draw attention

HOT SPRINGS — Thousands of students will line up and take their shot at a state championship title this weekend at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Archery in the Schools State …

Poachers pay Arkansas schools more than a half-million dollars in 2024

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Rural Services awarded grants worth $537,209 this week to schools throughout the state thanks to wildlife fines collected …

Wonder Boys walk-off Bisons in mid-week slugfest

RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Tech baseball team made the most out of having the last at-bats of the game as the home team on Tuesday night, tying the game in the bottom of the ninth and then …

Hogs hang on to beat Michigan, 5-4

No. 2 Arkansas held off a late rally by Michigan for a 4-3 win on Sunday in the final game of the Kubota College Baseball Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The win allowed Arkansas …

Kingston back to state tournament

HUNTSVILLE — Another year, another visit to the Class 1A State Basketball Tournament. That is Kingston's fate again this season. Next week the Lady Yellow Jackets will be visiting Pioneer …

Arkansas completes season sweep of Missouri

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas won its second SEC game in a row on Saturday with an 88-73 victory over Missouri in Bud Walton Arena which included a career night for Khalif Battle who scored 42 …

Jasper boys roll to big win

GREENLAND — After a district championship in the 2A-1, the Ozark Mountain Lady Bears ventured into the Class 2A West Region. Facing Lavaca, the Lady Bears played in the tournament at …

Catholic holds down Kingston in regionals

HUNTSVILLE — Kingston's Chism Floyd was a popular player on Thursday night in the Class 1A Region 1 Tournament in Huntsville. Floyd was so popular that Ozark Catholic sent two players with him …
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