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Snow collects in Arkansas as bitter cold sets in

A cold front plunged Arkansas into a deep freeze Monday and was expected to dump as much as 4 inches of snow on some parts of south Arkansas overnight.

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10-year-old Arkansas boy has a line on official state fish

He reels in support for alligator gar

A 10-year-old Fayetteville boy has been lobbying for an Arkansas state fish.

2 women working at Arkansas prison, inmate had sex, letter says

Contractors face charges of assault

Two women who were "contracted health providers" at an Arkansas prison were charged Thursday with sexual assault of an inmate.

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Man pleads no contest in threats to kill gays at Arkansas restaurant

A Berryville man pleaded no contest Wednesday to charges that he threatened to kill his wife and gays at the Eureka Springs restaurant where she worked in 2016.

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Arkansas man charged in wife's killing; she changed channel, police told

A Carlisle man was charged Monday with capital murder after he told police he stabbed his wife to death after she changed the television channel while he was outside having a smoke.

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Researchers discover new plant hybrid in state

Thoroughwort variety never before been documented

A new thoroughwort plant variety has been found in south Arkansas.

New U.S. attorney in district sworn in

Kees takes oath, immediately starts

Duane A. Kees, known as Dak, was sworn in Friday as the United States attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.

Man found outside Arkansas hair salon froze to death, police say

A man whose body was found Sunday morning in Fort Smith died of hypothermia, according to the Fort Smith Police Department.

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Ozark officer shoots, kills gunman after disturbance call

An officer with the Ozark Police Department shot and killed an armed man Tuesday night, according to a news release from the Arkansas State Police.

Arctic cold sets records in state; thaw in forecast

Arctic air has plunged Arkansas and much of the nation into a prolonged deep freeze, but temperatures will rise to 40 degrees in much of the state by Friday or Saturday.

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A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

Published: October 1, 2017

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown ...

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown hasn't been able to get to her...

Published: May 7, 2017

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursd...

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursday, said she worried she might...

Published: June 27, 2016

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday ...

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday while in the bar of DeVito’s R...

Published: June 27, 2016

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have c...

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have complained Haunted Eureka Sprin...

Published: May 31, 2016

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