LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – The Arkansas Down Syndrome Association and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host two back-to-back conferences April 25-26 at UAMS focusing on Autism and Down syndrome. Both conferences are open to the public and will be held at the UAMS Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute. The “Behavior in Autism
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Chandler Smith, son of Horace and Jennifer Smith, a junior at Little Rock Central High School, earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning a composite score of 36 varies from year to year, on average, less than one-tenth of one percent
Update (April 17): WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Police have arrested two suspects in an April 14 home invasion that left an elderly woman seriously injured. West Memphis Police identify them as Terrio Pope, 19 and Ramon Huntley, 17. They were picked up Wednesday afternoon. Both are charged with Aggravated Residential Burglary, Battery 1st Degree, and Robbery and the younger suspect
JACKSONVILLE, AR (News release) - The Jacksonville Police Department would like to warn citizens of some recent scams that have occurred. One of the scams is referred to as the “Green Dot Scam.” The caller will inform you that you have won something of great value such as a sum of money or a new vehicle. The caller will then
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (News release) - University of Arkansas alumnus Doug McMillon and his wife, Shelley, are donating $1 million to establish the McMillon Family Endowed Excellence Fund for the benefit of the Sam M. Walton College of Business. The fund will establish an endowment as the catalyst for a proposed School of Global Retail Operations and Innovation, which will have
HOT SPRINGS, AR -- A donor recognition wall will be dedicated at the new St. Vincent Hot Springs today. The wall and ceremony honors the families of organ donors. Each family will receive a rose, similar to a flower that will be dedicated in their honor during the Rose Bowl Parade. St. Vincent reports 44 lives were saved in the
RUSSELLVILLE, AR -- Arkansas Tech University officially renames and dedicates a historic campus building today. The Old Art Building becomes Browning Hall. A ceremony will be held just before noon to make it official. The building was built in 1913. It'll be named in honor of 1937 graduate Elmo Browning.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Ann Clemmer is one of three republicans running for the 2nd District Congressional race in Arkansas. She joined Matt Mosler this morning to discuss what she stands for in the race. Clemmer. One of the issues they discussed is the military. She says our men and women in uniform and our retirees deserve our support and
NORTH LITTLE ROCK -- Being a good Samaritan turned out to be a bad idea for one central Arkansas man. He gave a ride to a stranger and his dog. The trio were caught on camera pulling in to the Valero in the 18800 block of MacArthur Drive in North Little Rock. The driver jumped out to buy his passenger
PARAGOULD, AR ( KAIT ) – The Paragould OBGYN accused of taking nude photos of clients without their knowledge or consent has been arrested. Dr. Paul Becton Jr., 68, of Paragould was arrested in Newport. Region 8 News is currently working to get more information from investigators. According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Becton faces five felony counts
Slik is a 7 1/2 year old border collie mix who was brought to the Humane Society of Pulaski County from an owner surrender in March. Her owner unfortunately had to be put in an assisted living home and was unable to continue to take care of her. She is one of the sweetest dogs and very calm but still
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