Monday Mar 3
Cyber School Not a Fix for Snow Days
Who wouldn't want to stay home, maybe go sledding at the neighborhood park and sit around watching TV all day? A school district such as West Fork in Washington County, which had 18 school days erased by winter weather so far this year, has found that making up for lost time takes some doing.
Monday Mar 3
West Fork Cools Off After Hot Start
West Fork came out blazing Saturday in the finals of the 3A Region 1 boys Tournament at Elkins.
West Fork Man Shoots Neighbor's Dog In Head, Gets Probation
A West Fork man was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to shooting his neighbor's dog in the head with an air rifle, according to the Washington County Prosecutor's Office.
Washington County emergency workers on scene of fire
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Arkansas 'private option' bill fails in House
The funding bill for the "private option" plan that was approved last year as an alternative to expanding Medicaid failed to pass in the House Tuesday REPRESENTATIVES VOTED NO TO WHAT SOME HAVE CALLED "THE ARKANSAS EXPERIMENT."
Woman In Pipe Bomb Murder Plot Fit For Trial, Court Finds
A recently-released state mental evaluation states a Washington County woman was mentally fit when she allegedly schemed to kill her ex-husband with a pipe bomb.
Smaller School Districts Have More Snow Days
West Fork was one of the small Northwest Arkansas school districts to cancel classes Monday .
Police Arrest West Fork Couple After Finding Illegal Still
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Many Ark. districts seek state help on snow days
A number of Arkansas schools say they will ask the state Department of Education to let them shorten their school year because they've had so many snow days.