LITTLE ROCK, AR (New Release) — The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees today approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate and modernize the historic Wilson Hall on the Arkansas State campus in Jonesboro. New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine will lease Wilson Hall, formerly home to the A-State College of Humanities, for use as an additional
CONWAY, AR (NEWS RELEASE) - University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) to support and expand the supply chain logistics management program. The university will use the funds to endow a chaired faculty position this fall. Scott Bennett, director of AHTD made the check
FORT SMITH, AR (KFSM) - The Fort Smith Police Department is trying to find a man wanted in connection to a Thursday shooting behind El Super Taco at 2100 Grand Ave. Police said they are searching for Brandon Mathis, 18, in the shooting of Gustavo Delgado, 28. Delgado was shot at least twice in the 2100 block of North I
BENTON COUNTY, AR ( KNWA ) - In a letter posted on the Benton County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, an 84-year-old woman thanks two deputies who built a new fence around her home. The letter reads: Some people hire out for a job, they come to work, but do not feel enthusiastic about their employment...breaks, lunchtime, payday and 4:00 p.m. Sheriff
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Outlets of Little Rock has unveiled another round of retailers coming to the shopping center that opens in October. Stores announced today include: Brooks Brothers Factory Store (first Arkansas store) Rue21 ASICS (first Arkansas store) G.H. Bass & Co. (first Arkansas store) Maurices Levi Outlet Store (first Arkansas store) Lids Dressbarn “We have been looking
SEARCY, AR (News release) - Harding University is one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to the nationally recognized education services company The Princeton Review. Harding is one of 140 institutions the organization recommends in its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website feature “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” that was posted Aug. 5 on PrincetonReview.com
SPRINGDALE, AR ( KNWA ) -- It was once the meeting spot for secret societies and church groups. After nearly 150 years in Springdale, the Shiloh Meeting Hall is getting a major upgrade. The city approved a $500,000 renovation Tuesday to turn the site into the home of a historical exhibit open to the public. "It will be
FAYETTEVILLE, AR ( KNWA ) - The University of Arkansas, John Brown University and Northwest Arkansas Community College are all seeing a rise in student enrollment this year. As students got back to the books this week, the schools released enrollment numbers. The University of Arkansas is seeing another record breaking year. According to preliminary numbers from the
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News Release) - The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be buried with full military honors. Army Maj. Dale W. Richardson of Mount Sterling, Illinois, will be buried Aug. 29, in Mountain View, Ark. Richardson was assigned to
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Arkansas' largest police department--using dozens of cars that officers said they feel unsafe driving. The Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police said a recent audit uncovered a majority of patrol cars shouldn't be used to fight crime. "The cars are dilapidated and in some situations I would say they're unsafe," said FOP President Jarred McCauley. The
BELLA VISTA, AR ( KNWA ) - A Bella Vista man is behind bars, accused of raping two girls. According to police, Martin Garcia-Serrano Jr. repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted an eight and ten year old girl. Investigators say the abuse had been going on for several years. During a second police interview, detectives say Garcia-Serrano Jr. admitted to the
CONWAY, AR--A Conway woman is stopping police officers to give them a gift. Multiple officers tell KARK a woman has stopped them while getting gas to hand them a note and a pendant. The pendant shows Saint Michael, who is said to watch over law enforcement. All of the officers we spoke with say the random stranger's gift travels with them.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Faith leaders across the state are meeting with state leaders discussing ways to take care of kids in the Arkansas foster care system. Wednesday was the last day of the Governor's Restoring Hope Summit. It was to get get faith leaders together to talk about the foster care system and the prison re-entry program. Governor Asa
RUSSELLVILLE, AR -- A Russellville school bus camera caught a bus aid allegedly assaulting Vannassa Segura's child on the bus. Segura wants a copy of the video but the school district isn't handing one over. "Just really upset," said Segura. Segura said the video shows her then, 9 year-old son, being abused by former bus aid Valencia Oliver.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - To open carry, or not. That is the question on many people's minds, especially lawmakers. "If you choose to push the envelope in this interpretation of the law be prepare to defend your actions in the court," State Rep. Doug House (R) said. "It is my hope that we can remove the confusion," State Rep.
CONWAY, AR - Some people in a central Arkansas neighborhood are regretting the fact that they didn't double check locking their car doors. Where five cars on one street were broken into, Conway police said they all had something in common. Unlocked doors are what police said is making it easy for criminals to steal things. In the quiet neighborhood
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - If you go to fill up your gas tank this week, you and your wallet will probably catch a nice little break. Gas prices at a couple Pulaski County gas stations dropped below the $2 mark, including the Kroger off JFK in North Little Rock. Drivers started pulling up before sunrise to take advantage. "I've
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson is set to address Arkansans in Little Rock on Thursday. The retired neurosurgeon will hold a rally on the steps of the state capitol. Carson is the fourth out of 17 Republicans candidates to come to the Natural State. Arkansas GOP Chairman Doyle Webb said that says a
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Police responded to a stabbing in Little Rock on Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place in the 6000 block of West Markham Street at the Shell gas station. According to police, what started as an argument escalated into a fight where a person was stabbed. The victim drove to the hospital. Police say injuries are minor
JEFFERSON COUNTY, AR - An agricultural airplane crashed in Jefferson County on Wednesday around 1:47 p.m., officials say. The plane crashed near the Grider Field airport along U.S. 65 South. The airport is at 709 Hangar Row in Pine Bluff. The pilot, identified as Robert B. Guthrie, 44, had minor injuries as a result of the crash, the Jefferson County
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Howard Brill has been named the new chief justice for the Arkansas Supreme Court. Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the appointment in a Tuesday morning news conference at the State Capitol. “Howard Brill has the respect of the Arkansas bar, the judges and the legal community in general. Because of his fine mind and reputation, he has
SPRINGDALE, AR - Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is scheduled to speak in Springdale in October, officials say. Her attendance at the Lincoln Day Event on October 22 was announced by the Washington County Republican Women's group. As of Tuesday, tickets for the event were not for sale yet. The Lincoln Day Dinner will take place at the Springdale High
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We have been providing central Arkansas with creative entertainment since January 2007! What started as a dream for me has turned into a reality in The Painted Pig. Growing up, I was always the kid who got in trouble for drawing in math class. When I got to college, I studied painting, drawing, printmaking, art history, museum studies and, of
Merrin to be featured as the Humane Society's Pet of the Week. Merrin is a four month old lab mix and she came to the shelter in July after being found as a stray with her three siblings. Her siblings have all been adopted and we are hoping tomorrow will be Merrin's day to find her forever home. She is
Old Mill has been baking up fresh bread and much more for many years in Little Rock.
Gas prices in central Arkansas hitting under $2.00.
ARKANSAS - The Little Red River’s cool waters are known far and wide for their incredible trout fishing. But these waters also have the power to heal. For the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, returning home often presents its share of challenges. The Arkansas Freedom Fund is helping veterans overcome those obstacles through the simple pleasure of
LITTLE ROCK, AR - There's a special wildlife channel now being seen on TV monitors in every patient room at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) and also at the nearby Ronald McDonald House. San Diego Zoo Kids can also be watched in ACH waiting areas. It's an innovative closed-circuit television broadcast channel that features entertaining and educational programming about unique and
Ingredients: 3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed 1 lime, juiced 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup diced onion 3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro 2 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced 1 tsp. minced garlic 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper (optional) ¼ cup cut corn ¼ cup diced peppers red and green Directions: In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice,
Ingredients: 1 (7 ounce) can lobster meat, drained and flaked 7 ounce small shrimp peeled and chopped 1 tbsp. minced onion 1 tbsp. lemon juice 8 ounces sour cream 1 tbsp. prepared horseradish Cayenne pepper to taste Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp. granulated garlic 1 tbsp. minced celery Directions: In a medium bowl, mix together lobster meat, onion,
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - Christian hip hop recording artist TobyMac is coming to Arkansas in December. The five-time Grammy winner's THIS IS NOT A TEST tour touches down Friday, Dec. 4 at Verizon Arena. The concert also features Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, and introduces Hollyn. Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m.. Prices range from $19.75
DARDANELLE, AR - The staff at a local elementary school has found a fun way to welcome students back to campus. They made a lip dub which was shown to students after the first day's announcements on Monday. Dardanelle primary School Vice Principal Charles Rector says "they LOVED it." The entire faculty * joined in on the project after Kindergarten