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  1. Arkansas funeral planned for Baton Rouge gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | NWAonline

    A funeral for Gavin Long, shown in this photo from YouTube - the man who killed three police officers July 17 in Baton Rouge - will be held in Arkansas, according to a funeral home owner who said she was contacted by Long's mother regarding the service. A funeral will be held in Arkansas for Gavin Eugene Long, who fatally shot three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge on July 17 before he was killed by a SWAT team.


  2. Arkansans in Cleveland finding city 'incredible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    It wasn't a destination on their bucket lists, but Arkansans say they've been wowed by the city hosting this year's Republican National Convention. Northern Ohio's great metropolis has debunked decades of put-downs, cliches and stereotypes.


  3. What's up? SUPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NWAonline

    T.J. Griffith's stand-up paddleboarding students work out together on Lake Hamilton while earning physical education credit with National Park College in Hot Springs. Abdominal exercises gain an added element of core control when done atop a stand-up paddleboard, as these National Park Colle... Instructor T.J. Griffith teaches a physical education class on Lake Hamilton in which students like Cody Blake Mullin... Cody Blake Mullins, a student at National Park College in Hot Springs, leads fellow stand-up paddleboarding students off Lake... The physical education instructor at National Park College in Hot Springs has taught classes at gyms around the state for three decades.


  4. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two white men, believed to be fugitives from the state convict farm at Tucker, were captured here today after they entered Roy Broadway's store in the suburbs, and at the point of revolvers, forced him to give them food and clothing. The men refuse to tell their names.


  5. Governor, prisons chief to review inmate work policy after Arkansas prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday that he plans to meet with the head of the Arkansas Department of Correction about an investigation of a convicted murderer's escape from a work site near an east Arkansas prison. The vice chairman of the state House Judiciary Committee also said Friday that a department policy that allowed such an inmate to work outside the prison without handcuffs or shackles was "an extreme failure."


  6. Man at mosque shot; cousin heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Forrest City man was charged with first-degree battery Monday after police said he shot and injured his cousin in a mosque in the St. Francis County town. Esmail Esmail, 29, was being held in the St. Francis County jail, said detective Jeff Nichols of the Forrest City Police Department.


  7. Man pleads guilty to conspiracy in cartel drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    A man accused of transporting and distributing drugs in Arkansas for a Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Thursday in exchange for the dismissal of several other charges against him. Emanuel "Chi Chi" Ilo, 37, admitted in a plea agreement that Mohammad Martinez, the son of a woman identified by the FBI as a leader of the Gulf Cartel, recruited him to help distribute cocaine when the two were in the federal prison in Forrest City together in 2010.


  8. Man dies after he runs into patrol carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Forrest City man who ran into the side of a St. Francis County sheriff's car during a pursuit Friday has died from his injuries, Sheriff Bobby May said. Derrick Long, 37, died Monday at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis.


  9. Chief asserts officer's ticket was paybackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas State Police is investigating after a Highway Patrol corporal was accused of writing a traffic citation to spite a small Crittenden County police department in northeast Arkansas. Jericho Police Chief Roy Hill filed a complaint with state police May 10 stating that Cpl.


  10. Baylark leads the pack in heptathlon standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    Bryant's Haley Hood competes in the long jump Wednesday during the first day of the state high school heptathlon at Cabot. Ho... Ashdown's ShaCoya Poole ran 27.24 seconds in the 200 meters and is ninth in the heptathlon standings.


  11. Pausing schools' distressed labels on session's listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson's list of issues to be addressed during a special legislative session later this week includes education. One of the measures would temporarily prohibit labeling and grading of the state's schools on the basis of results from the state-mandated tests given public school students in grades three through 10 this spring.


  12. Kelly Elizabeth Allison - Hunter Morehead GibbsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | NWAonline

    Kelly Elizabeth Allison and Dr. Hunter Morehead Gibbs were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, in Goodwin Manor. The Rev.


  13. State agency ahead on plan to help vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs is ahead of schedule on a plan to place regional veterans service officers around the state to help veterans with filing disability claims and other services. Over the past year, the department has relocated veterans service officers to six regions and hopes to have an officer in all nine regions of the state by the end of summer 2017.


  14. Patents AwardedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | NWAonline

    Patent 9,320,228 B2. Soybean Cultivar 16333091. Issued to Jason Aaron Long of Forrest City.


  15. Layoff of 10 is latest round in Parkin spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    In the months before Parkin Mayor Willie Patterson announced the layoff of the city's 10 Police Department employees, Patterson had been at odds with the interim police chief and the City Council over personnel matters, court records show. Patterson had fired the chief, Charles Wilson, but the City Council voted Jan. 26 to reinstate him, according to records.


  16. Glasper's outburst leads Forrest CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    Forrest City senior R.J. Glasper went without a three-pointer during the Mustangs' final two regular-season games. The Hope Bobcats got no such break Wednesday afternoon.


  17. Arkansas funeral set for former Miss America contestantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    In this July 6, 2013 photo, Miss New Jersey Cara McCollum waves during the annual Randolph Freedom Fest Parade in Randolph, N.J. McCollum, who was critically injured in a car crash on a New Jersey highway last week, died at Cooper University Hospital early Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Her family says in a Facebook post that she died with her family by her side in an operating room.


  18. Miss America contender, Arkansas native dies at 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    A former Miss America contestant originally from Forrest City died early Monday, a week after her car spun off a New Jersey highway and crashed into trees. Cara McCollum died at Cooper University Hospital, said Frank DiMauro, chief operating officer of the TV station where she worked, and a Facebook message posted by her family.


  19. Mustangs, down 9 early, blitz BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    Forrest City dominated the second and third quarters Tuesday night against Valley View, turning a nine-point deficit into a 24-point lead en route to an 84-70 5A-East victory in front of a packed house at the Blazer arena. The Mustangs outscored Valley View 27-16 in the second quarter and 31-9 in the third quarter to turn the game around and clinch the conference title.


  20. State police seek recruits for academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    Agency spokesman Bill Sadler said the hiring will offset a "significant year" of retirements in 2015, during which 18 commissioned troopers hung up their uniforms. That's more than usual, according to Sadler, but it was anticipated because the retirees entered the agency's pension program at the same time.


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