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  1. 2 schools urged to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | NWAonline

    But the state is knocking again. And this time, one of the last two vocational-technical schools standing in Arkansas might meet its match.


  2. SW Oklahoma kills title hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | NWAonline

    Junior quarterback Marc Evans completed 16 of 37 passes for 276 yards and 3 touchdowns in Southwestern Oklahoma's 28-14 Great American Conference victory over Arkansas Tech before an announced crowd of 2,892 on a windy Saturday afternoon at Buerkle Field. Coupled with Henderson State's 22-14 victory Saturday at Oklahoma Baptist, the loss ended any chance for Arkansas Tech to share the league title with the Reddies entering the final week of the regular season.


  3. Williams' recovery on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said doctors who performed running back Rawleigh Williams' neck surgery informed him Thursday morning Williams is on track in his rehabilitation. "They told me he couldn't be in any better shape from a recovery standpoint," Bielema said on his weekly radio show Thursday night.


  4. Boy at football field shot; suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    A person of interest has been identified and an arrest is pending after a 10-year-old boy was shot Saturday while watching a football game in Forrest City, police said Sunday. The boy's injuries were not life-threatening and he has been released from the hospital, Lt.


  5. KIPP alumni, students tutor guests about program's goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Two KIPP alumni -- Joseph Whitfield and Roquel Williams, now college graduates and teaching in KIPP schools -- served as the evening's masters of ceremony, welcoming guests to the dinner. This was followed by KIPP Forrest City College Preparatory School's choir's first public performance.


  6. Inmate says in letters he killed more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | NWAonline

    A St. Louis-area man imprisoned over two murder convictions is under investigation in other killings, in large part because of letters he penned while behind bars. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that police said they believe 49-year-old Theodis Hill of Jennings killed at least five women -- three in St. Louis and two in Forrest City, Ark., where he apparently traveled to help relatives fix up a home.


  7. Board lets pupil switch districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    Kresher Cleaves of Forrest City and Jennifer Davis, an attorney for the Arkansas Department of Education, wait for a ruling, which allowed Cleaves' child to transfer from her home district in Forrest City to the Palestine-Wheatley School District, during a meeting of the state Board of Education on Thursday in Little Rock. The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday granted a student transfer from the Forrest City School District to the Palestine-Wheatley School District despite the home district's claim to be exempt from the state School Choice Act.


  8. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Local cotton buyers today engaged in keen competition for cotton brought to Paragould and as a result the price was run to a figure much higher than the market quotations. One bale sold at 12 1-2 cents, while many loads brought as high as 12 cents.


  9. 46 Arkansas schools earn bottom 5% tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Department of Education has identified 46 schools as "priority" schools -- those scoring in the bottom 5 percent on state tests over three years. The labeled schools include eight in the Little Rock School District, four in Pulaski County Special, four in Pine Bluff, three in Forrest City, and two in Fort Smith.


  10. Secondary ready to set Santos freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas defensive backs Rohan Gaines and Jared Collins said they believe freshman safety Santos Ramirez will crash the SEC football scene in 2015. "Santos Ramirez is only a redshirt freshman, and that's scary," Gaines said.


  11. St. Francis County wrecks result in 3 men's deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    Three people were killed in crashes in St. Francis County on Thursday, according to reports released by Arkansas State Police. Justen C. Williams, 31, was driving a 2012 Audi Q5 east on Arkansas 38 about 12:26 a.m. when he crossed graded railroad tracks at a "high rate of speed" and lost control of the car, causing it to leave the road and hit a tree, according to a report.


  12. Regular schools get charterlike waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    The state Board of Education on Thursday granted traditional school districts the first waivers that were previously reserved for charter schools. The board had granted the Batesville School District one of its requested three waivers and denied the Armorel School District its four requested waivers.


  13. Moon, Lee take match play titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | NWAonline

    Elizabeth Moon defended her Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Match Play girls title by beating Casey Ott 1-up in a rematch of last year's championship match at Eagle Hill Golf Course in Little Rock. Elizabeth Moon squeaked by Casey Ott in her quest to repeat, but Hyunje Lee made sure Fisher Vollendorf wasn't going to regain his championship Thursday at the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Match Play tournament at Eagle Hill Golf and Athletic Club in Little Rock.


  14. 7 districts first to apply for charter-like waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    Seven traditional Arkansas school districts -- including Bentonville, Rogers and Harrison -- are the first to try out a new state law that allows them to apply for the kinds of legal waivers that were previously reserved for charter schools. The seven pioneer districts are asking to be exempted from a variety of requirements, some of which deal with duty-free lunches for staff members; alternative learning environments for students not successful in regular classrooms; the hiring and firing of teachers and support staff; grading scales; and definitions of instructional time.


  15. Storm blows through state's northeast with 80 mph windRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    A storm system with winds topping 80 mph blew through northeast Arkansas on Tuesday afternoon, peeling roofs off homes, flipping tractor-trailers and downing trees. Storms developed over southwestern Missouri on Tuesday and dropped into Arkansas as a ridge of high pressure over the state retreated to the west.


  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NWAonline

    Porter Brown, a well-known farmer, living 30 miles west of Hot Springs, in Montgomery county, says his wife, his girl baby, aged 18 months, and a niece, named Miss Wilson, drowned Sunday afternoon, according to a report which reached here today. The party was driving across Carney creek, seven miles from Buckville, when the three were swept from the wagon by the swollen stream, according to the report.


  17. National contest fetes ex-reporter, magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Life , a monthly magazine published by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc., has been recognized nationally as the best niche product among newspapers in its circulation division in the 27th annual Excellence-in-Features Awards of the Society for Features Journalism. Stories written by former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Cathy Frye placed first in two categories in the features journalism contest in the 90,000 to 199,999 circulation category, the Society for Features Journalism announced Tuesday.


  18. 3 separate crashes kill 3 ArkansansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Forrest City man was hit and killed along Interstate 40 in St. Francis County on June 11, according to a crash report released Monday by the Arkansas State Police. Perry Robinson, 47, was walking eastbound near the fog line on I-40 at 3:16 a.m. when he was hit by a 2012 Honda Accord also traveling eastbound, according to the report.


  19. Ex-teacher rejects plea deals, to fight rape charges at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    A former Siloam Springs teacher has rejected all plea offers to resolve her criminal case concerning allegations that she had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy. Mary Faith McCormick, 33, is charged with rape, a Class Y felony.


  20. State sports briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    Garrett May of Hope and Elizabeth Moon of Forrest City are back to defend their titles at the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play which begins today at Cypress Creek Golf Course in Cabot. May won last year's boys event at Shadow Valley Country Club in Rogers when he trailed Ryan Spurlock of Maumelle by five strokes coming into the second and final round before winning on the third playoff hole.


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