Gas Buddy: Searcy tops list of lowest gas prices currently in state

Arkansas fuel prices have seen a jump over the past few weeks with some prices per gallon hitting $2.72 in the Batesville area. According to the website GasBuddy.com, the top ten locations with the lowest prices in the state over the past 24 hours are mainly, with one northwest Arkansas exception, in Searcy. The list […]

Batesville man charged with three felonies in Stone County

A Batesville man, driving his vehicle erratically and crossing the centerline multiple times on Highway 14, was pulled over by Stone County deputies on March 26, 2021, according to information from Stone County District Court. The driver of the pickup was found to be Christopher W. Fitzpatrick (pictured below), 64. Fitzpatrick is a parolee and […]

Cave City mayor appoints Dr. Cheryl Bell to advisory board

Dr. Cheryl Bell has been appointed to represent Cave City on the advisory board of the Northeast Arkansas (NEA) Regional Intermodal Authority by Mayor Jonas Anderson. The authority is a group of area counties, cities, and other entities working to bring economic development opportunities to the area. “I am very excited, and grateful, to announce […]

Authorities allege Little Rock man wrecked stolen vehicle in Stone County

A Little Rock man was arrested Sunday, March 28, as he was walking on Highway 5, south of Mountain View. According to authorities, an individual who lives in the area called police on a trespasser, saying he was just leaving the individual’s residence and was walking on Highway 5 toward Mountain View. Using a description […]

Lyon’s Wilber qualifies for NAIA Cross Country Championship

Clare Wilber (pictured above) is the first Scot to qualify for the NAIA Cross Country Championship since 1994 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women’s cross country freshman Clare Wilber will compete at the NAIA Cross Country Championships on Apr. 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as she became the first Scot to qualify for the […]

Missouri suspect wounded by police in Mountain Home incident

The Arkansas State Police (ASP) is investigating a shooting incident involving a Mountain Home police officer and a bail bondsman. Kevin Lee Donovan, 41, of Adrian, Mo. remains hospitalized in Springfield, Mo. and is reported to be in critical condition, the ASP said in a Wednesday morning statement. Donovan was shot and wounded by a […]

Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah charged in wire fraud scheme

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah has been arrested and charged with running a wide-ranging telemarketing fraud scheme. Shah faces charges alongside her assistant, Stuart Smith, who was also featured on the reality TV franchise. Shah and Smith have been charged with conspiracy […]