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  1. Richard Mason: Arkansas cougar sightings continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NWAonline

    Here are sightings and counties reported by readers: Pulaski , Hot Spring , Ashley , Searcy , Cross , Columbia , Lafayette , Ouachita , Van Buren , Yell , Desha , Union , Bradley , Perry , Benton , Montgomery , Polk , Arkansas , and Sebastian . That's 19 counties with 28 confirmed sightings.

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  2. Dallas officer in shooting of Harding University graduate to be charged with manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | NWAonline

    A white Dallas police officer who shot and killed her black neighbor and later explained that she had mistaken his apartment for her own will be charged with manslaughter, the police chief said Friday. It's not clear what the officer may have said to 26-year-old Botham Jean between entering his home and shooting him late Thursday, police Chief U. Renee Hall said during a news conference.

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  3. Harding University releases lectures listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | NWAonline

    Former Federal Reserve chief economist Michael Cox and Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Tony Dungy are among the speakers in the 2018-2019 Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. Admission to the lectures is free and they are open to the public.

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  4. Little news more entertaining than bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | NWAonline

    Little Rock's big newspapers carried big news this week 100 years ago, but the little news is better fun. This was a week in which a fresh Allied offensive discombobulated the Germans near Amiens, France, and Americans were heroic.

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  5. 3 more charter schools deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | NWAonline

    Dedrick Sims with the Sims-Fayola International Academy in Pine Bluff answers questions Thursday for Arkansas Department of Education attorney Mary Claire Hyatt during a Charter Authorizing Panel meeting in Little Rock. The panel voted to deny a charter for the school. 1 comment

  6. He took a summer job and she took his heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | NWAonline

    Marcia Sorensen and Harry Westerholm met through their summer jobs at Del Monte Foods. "In the plant, she worked on one side of the line where as the corn went by she would pick out the wormy corn and throw it over in the bin and I was the one who collected it, " Harry says.

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  7. Police: Kidnapped woman escapes, tells officers Searcy man raped her, burned her with ironRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | NWAonline

    The victim told Searcy Police Department officers that she was at the home of Tyrone Harris sometime after 7 p.m. Thursday when he accused her of stealing from him. The affidavit states that Harris held her against her will at his residence on West Vine Avenue and began punching and kicking her.

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  8. Draft wars: Rural Arkansans, opposed to military induction, fought...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | NWAonline

    One hundred years ago, as American troops played a major role in defeating the Kaiser's Germany to end World War I, a series of infinitely smaller but related conflicts broke out in remote stretches of northern and western Arkansas. Now labeled as Draft Wars, these five mainly rural encounters pitted variously motivated foes of military induction against forces of law and order.

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  9. State road accidents claim 6 livesRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2018 | NWAonline

    A 41-year-old Searcy man who was walking along Interstate 530 early Friday was killed after he was hit by two vehicles, including one that left the scene, Arkansas State Police said. Michael Coates was walking near White Hall in Jefferson County about 1:15 a.m. when he was hit by a southbound vehicle that then left the scene, according to a preliminary state police report.

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  10. U.S. 67 has sign of next interstateRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2018 | NWAonline

    Hey: You may have covered this and I missed it. We noticed signs on U.S. 67-167 saying the highway is the future route of Interstate 57. Any thoughts on this? -- Mr. Coffee Dear Coffee: We have not personally covered this matter, except to answer numerous questions over the years about an extension of U.S. 67 to the Missouri line. 1 comment

  11. 1 killed, 1 injured in crash after vehicle hits barrier, overturns on I-630 in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | NWAonline

    A central Arkansas man died and a woman was hurt Wednesday when their vehicle hit a concrete barrier and flipped on Interstate 630 in Little Rock, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the crash happened shortly before 5:45 a.m. on the highway near its intersection with Interstate 30. Jessica Brawley of Bald Knob was driving east in a 2001 Land Rover when the SUV left the road.

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  12. After '17 immigration scare, 19-year-old puts down rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | NWAonline

    The young Salvadoran woman whose arrest last year puzzled immigration attorneys has since settled into a routine similar to many others in America's working class. Tatiana Jaco-Alvarez graduated from Searcy High School last month and took a night shift at the Pop-Tart manufacturing plant in town. 3 comments

  13. More voyeurism counts filed against former Arkansas camp directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | NWAonline

    A former Christian camp director in Arkansas accused of secretly recording a woman faces additional counts related to the filming of other people, including a girl, at a cabin. Robert M. Powell, 45, of Searcy initially faced one count of video voyeurism, according to records in White County Circuit Court. 25 comments

  14. Searcy cheers finished bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    After 20 years of planning, passage of a sales tax and nearly six years of construction spread over three projects totaling $53 million, the city of Searcy has its bypass. Also called the Arkansas 13 Connector, the 13-mile, two-lane highway going from U.S. 67/167 at McRae south of Searcy and along the White County seat's western edge to U.S. 67/167 at Judsonia on the north side of the city is open to traffic. 1 comment

  15. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passes new hunting regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed new hunting regulations for the 2018-2019 hunting seasons, voted to obtain new public fishing access areas on the White and Little Red rivers, and approved a funding mechanism for restoring bobwhite quail habitat Thursday at its monthly meeting in Little Rock. The regulations package contains 57 items, many of which clarify or simplify existing regulations.

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  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | NWAonline

    Alf Blackwell, a negro constable from Moscow, was arrested here today by Constable C. C. Green and deputies on a charge of transporting whiskey through the city. The officers seized 24 quarts of whiskey, one quart of gin and one quart of alcohol.

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  17. Site posts photos lost in tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | NWAonline

    A toddler on an orange tractor. A stage full of elementary school pupils schoolers dressed as penguins.

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  18. U.S. 67/167 'corduroy' on fix-it listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | NWAonline

    Dear Mahatma: Is there any plan to repair or reconstruct the outside lane between Cabot and Searcy on U.S. 67/167? Some of it has become quite corduroy in places and very rough to drive on. -- Letter Writer Dear Letter Writer: We were pleased to get your actual letter.

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  19. Camera concealed at camp; man heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | NWAonline

    A former director at a Christian camp in Arkansas faces a single count of video voyeurism after a hidden camera was found in a cabin, authorities said. Camp Wyldewood said in a statement Sunday night that it took "immediate action" after learning of the accusations against Robert Powell, 45, and fired him.

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  20. Runners aglow for 5K downtown Searcy raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    Come ready to shine at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Searcy's Light Up the Streets Glo Run 5K on the courthouse square, 300 N. Spruce St. downtown. This well lighted course will take the historic route through Arch and Center streets.

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