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The Glen Rose football playoff game scheduled for Friday night has been postponed. The Arkansas Activities Association chose to delay the game until Friday, Dec. 13 due to inclement weather concerns. The game will be played at 7 p.m. at Benton Harmony Grove.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” There's a baby boom at the Little Rock Zoo.
Four tiger cubs were born earlier this month to 5-year-old Suhana and 9-year-old Liku. The two are Malayan tigers, which are critically endangered with fewer than 500 species remaining in the wild.
The zoo says the four new cubs are "a significant contribution" to the conservation of the Malayan tiger.
The cubs were born Nov. 12 and zoo staff say the animals appear to be growing strong. Workers are using video monitoring equipment to keep an eye on Suhana and her babies in their indoor section of the tiger habitat.
The Hot Spring County Sheriffâ€™s Department says the death of a 7 year-old Glen Rose boy is accidental. Chief Deputy Jeremy Bennett said rumors circulating that bullying was to blame for the boyâ€™s death are false. Rumors began because the boy had a fight with an 8-year-old boy on Nov. 19, Bennett said. â€śOur initial investigation shows no evidence of foul play,â€ť he said.
To see more of this breaking news, see the Saturday, Nov. 23 edition.
Nearly a year ago, the Hot Spring County Medical Center approached the Quorum Court asking them to continue the current 1/2 cent sales tax, which will sunset on Dec. 31.
After the bill was passed, the hospital asked for the bill be set for a longer time period. They also went before the Quorum Court asking for its approval of the hospital entering into a partnership with Baptist Health.
Hot Spring County Medical Center cited several reasons for the partnership. The main being upcoming medical cost cuts.
The tax continuation for 20 years was approved by voters in August.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â€” Baptist Health announced that it will begin a long-term lease agreement with Hot Spring County Medical Center in Malvern, on Jan. 1. At that time the hospital will be named Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County and will become Baptist Healthâ€™s eighth hospital.
CADDO VALLEY â€” A seven-hour manhunt for a suspect who highjacked a car in Little Rock ended Wednesday without success. However, the investigation as to who was responsible for the carjacking continued Thursday morning.
The suspect, identified as a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants, was "nowhere to be found," Cpl. Sam Hart of the Arkansas State Police said Thursday morning. Authorities still do not know the suspect's identity.
The holiday season is coming up and it should be a time for celebration, and for the most part it is, but there are always the criminals that will take advantage of this time of year. The good thing is that you can make it difficult for them and here are a few ways how: when shopping, always to try to have at least one partner with you. Do not leave any valuables inside your car. It only takes a couple of seconds to break a window and steal your belongings.
She would have done it for any of us, and probably did for some of us. Nevertheless, all the things that she did do for folks around here was very evident as the line during visitation showed. A lot of family and friends found out for the first time what she had quietly done for others over the years.
Her helping hands were never for her glory. She knew her time here on earth was short and part of her blessing was to be able to take care of her familyâ€™s future without her. She had time to say good-bye and prepare those that she loved for a life without a mother, wife and daughter.
It is fairly simple to protect a child while at the same time readying them for the world. However, simple doesnâ€™t always mean easy. Parents struggle with being a childâ€™s friend or being their parent. Which one is more effective in raising an ethical hard working child?
When we are honest with ourselves and recollect the form of discipline that worked best on us, we might be surprised.
Today is Dadâ€™s birthday, he would have been 91-years old. He passed away in March of 1994 and has been terribly missed.
Today is also the maiden flight of the P-51 North American Mustang.