SEARCY, AR -- Volunteers showed up in droves Friday to join in another day of searching for missing toddler Malik Drummond. The brush some volunteers looked through was so thick, they nearly disappeared as they searched. It's tough work in rugged terrain. "Like looking for a needle in a haystack," said volunteer Anthony Burleson. "I got a two-year-old grandbaby and
WINSLOW, AR -- Finding the hidden gems and history of life in Arkansas is the goal of a group of photographers traveling across the Natural State, taking pictures of old, dilapidated buildings. They call themselves "Abandoned Arkansas." Michael Schwarz, James Kirkendall and Eddy Sisson hope to preserve history of everyday life, looking for beauty even in the mundane, like the
FORREST CITY, AR - Police have arrested a man they suspect of injuring three people with a claw hammer. At 8:44 Thanksgiving morning, Forrest City police responded to a disturbance at a home on Murray St. where three people suffered severe head trauma. The victims told police that the suspect, Michael Cody, 29, of Forrest City entered the home and
LITTLE ROCK, AR - As you begin your Christmas shopping, it's a good time to think of those in need. Many seniors across the state will spend this Christmas alone, but you can make their holiday bright. Special trees in Central Arkansas are adorned with ornaments, requesting simple items such as toiletries or a lap throw. It's a simple
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Deals, deals and more deals could be found at Little Rock stores as the sun came up Friday. Jessica Aud is one of many shoppers who took on Black Friday. To her suprise, the stores were not that busy. "After thanksgiving last night we went home went to bed and got up at 3:30 this morning,"
Little Rock, AR ( Today )-What to do with all the bird? After a while, the typical turkey sandwich may get boring. Here are some ideas to spurce things up. Pictured above is the Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwich. It's a turkey sandwich on crispy waffles, with a cranberry-cream cheese filling, arugula and a dusting of powdered sugar. For
It's the day after Thanksgiving and that means Black Friday sales galore. There's one group asking for consumers to stay home and the White House just turned a bit greener today. These stories and more in your "Up to Speed" headlines.
LITTLE ROCK, AR--After feeding thousands of people on Thanksgiving, Watershed organizers are already looking forward to Christmas. Reverend Hezekiah Stewart says more than 400 volunteers cooked, served and cleaned for the annual Thanksgiving program. He says the turnout could be a sign there will be even greater need for help for Christmas. "I said Lord, I thank you, that's the
MAUMELLE, AR--Safety matters for your pets who may not always have a great time during the holidays. An emergency animal clinic in Maumelle has already treated pets hit by cars, and attacked by other animals. Another holiday hazard for animals is food. Over the past few days the clinic has treated animals, sickened by grapes, chocolate, and even turkey necks.
SEARCY, AR -- "That's the only thing I can think of is...He's out there somewhere." says Volunteer Mary Cox. Mary cox has walked 30 minutes from Stony Brook to Saint Mary's Catholic Church for the past three days. "If I don't do it whose going to do it?" says Cox. She joins the dozens of volunteers spending their Thanksgiving searching
BENTON, AR - If you’ve ever served on a non-profit board in Benton, chances are, you’ve tried some of Evelyn Reed’s down home cooking. She’s as known for her coffee cake as she is for her caring heart and dedication. That's why she's a Community Service Award nominee. It’s an old tradition in the south. A new baby, death in
LITTLE ROCK, AR - When Esperanza Health Clinic first opened its doors in southwest Little Rock in 2009, there were 123 volunteers willing to give of their time and talents. That number has dwindled to only 18 who show up on a consistent basis. One Arkansan has been there since the day the doors opened, never missing a clinic and
VILONIA, AR -- In a town devastated by an EF-4 tornado earlier this year, one family in particular has a lot to be thankful for this holiday. "You can kinda get an idea of how wide it was," said Daniel Smith, pointing to downed trees on the horizon showing the tornado's path. On April 27th, the tornado that wiped out
LITTLE ROCK, AR - In 2011 Loblolly Creamery started a business targeting your taste buds. Co-owner Sally Mengel talked about the name saying, "It's our state tree, the Loblolly pine tree." She added, "When we started Loblolly we just were kind of intrigued by ice cream as a form of food, but then when we got really into it,
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Compassion Center in Little Rock says it will serve close to one thousand meals on Thanksgiving to a changing face of homelessness, according to its director. William Holloway, executive director at the Little Rock based homeless shelter, says he's seeing more young adults in need of services like shelter, job training and food. "They're coming
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Shoppers in Little Rock looking for deals no longer wait until the day after Thanksgiving, instead lining up outside stores on Thursday morning. K-Mart on Rodney Parham in west Little Rock opened at 6am Thursday for the first of three phases of Thanksgiving sales, which included 7pm Thursday and 6am again on Black Friday. Victoria Cavalier
(Press Release) WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Sen.-elect Tom Cotton of Arkansas delivers a Thanksgiving message that recognizes the many blessings bestowed upon America and its citizens while offering special thanks and gratitude to our troops and their families during the holiday season. “For many, there will be no homecoming this week,” Cotton says.
SEARCY, AR - Religious leaders lifted up Malik Drummond in prayer during a special service outside St. Mary's Episcopal Church. As some folks prayed, others kept looking for the toddler. While the number of volunteers is dwindling those still out here say they're dedicated to searching every spot on this Searcy map. Even after the sun sets and the temperature
LITTLE ROCK, AR--The city of Little Rock is battling a rise in financial crimes, including credit card, identity and mail theft cases. In 2011 three LRPD detectives investigated 613 financial crimes and by 2013 that number doubled to more than roughly 1280 cases with three or sometimes four detectives handling the load. During the holidays police hope shoppers will be
EL PASO, AR - The American Cowboy, a symbol of stoic strength, tough as nails, loyal and God-fearing. However, many tend to be more comfortable on a tractor, horse or in a field rather than gathering to talk about or share beliefs. God is personal business-- mine's none of yours, yours is none of mine-- so to speak.
A northwest Arkansas Group photographs old buildings, keeping their stories alive and saving memories for future generations
Special trees in Central Arkansas are adorned with ornaments, requesting simple items such as toiletries or a lap throw. It's a simple gift that makes a big impact in the life of a senior.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - There will be a new Arkansas Surgeon General when the state's newly-elected governor takes office in January. Current Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson revealed the news in the following statement he released this morning: As Arkansas’s first Surgeon General, I have had the honor of serving at the request of both Governors Beebe and Huckabee. I
EL DORADO, AR ( KTVE ) - Last week's results that gave Frank Hash a re-election victory in the mayor's race are now official. The Union County Election Commission held a public meeting Thursday night at the courthouse for an election recount requested by mayoral candidate Tony Henry, a city councilman. The Election Commission and the Union County Clerk counted
Reporter Hilary Hunt spent Black Friday morning hitting different stores across Central Arkansas.
Lynsey Lou's shares some tips to turning your leftovers in to a great meal.
Join us in Little Rock for breathtaking foliage, harvest celebrations, haunted museums, historical home tours, cultural attractions, flavorful gourmet dining and more this holiday season! A treasure of festivals, live entertainment, exciting events and special promotions showcase just the right trimmings for a perfect getaway. Come see for yourself why a dash of holiday cheer, the twinkle of millions of
Candy Apple is a really cute black lab puppy who is almost three months old. Candy and her four siblings were found as strays and the Humane Society took all five puppies in on October 6th. All of Candy's siblings have since been adopted and this little girl is ready to find her forever home. Candy is a little shy
the Wings Over the Prairie Festival is this weekend. Duck calling contests, commercial exhibits, arts and crafts fair, hand-made duck calls and decoys, carnival and midway, outdoor exhibits, Queen Mallard and Junior Queen Mallard pageants, Sportsman's Party, Great 10K Duck Race, World Championship Duck Gumbo Cook-off. Wings Over the Prairie is one of the oldest and most visited festivals in
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - Many of us are planning to spend the holidays with the ones we love. For a large group of Arkansans in North Little Rock the wait is almost more than they could bear. Dozens of soldiers from the National Guard's 216th Military Police Company, made it home just in time for Thanksgiving after spending months
SEARCY, AR - Tanya Drummond, the mother of the Searcy toddler Malik Drummon who's been missing since Sunday speaks out on how she's dealing with this situation. He's been missing since 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police say Malik Drummond walked away from his home on the 700 block of West Park Avenue in Searcy. Malik was last seen wearing brown