Children of beaten man are relieved suspects are behind bars
The children of an elderly man from Pulaski County who was beaten and robbed in his home are relieved that six suspects are behind bars. It should also be a relief for many others.
Robert Willhite's son and daughter attended a news conference with the Pulaski County sheriff on Wednesday morning, and they expressed their gratitude for investigators' hard work to bring in those responsible for ...
Arkansas leader wants 'dehumanizing' uniform changed; sheriff says jail is not 'Holiday Inn'
After touring the Baxter County jail twice, a county leader said he doesn't like what he saw. Quorum Court member Gary Tennison's issue is the inmates' uniforms.
Inmates have been wearing black-and-white-striped uniforms at the jail ever since Sheriff John Montgomery was elected 10 years ago. The sheriff wants to keep the stripes, but Tennison is pushing for change; he said the uniforms are dehumanizing and ...
Oscar Mayer may bid for World's Largest Catsup Bottle, just outside St. Louis
A famous American meat company wants to purchase the World's Largest Catsup Bottle, a famous icon in this town near St. Louis.
The Oscar Mayer Company confirmed it is interested in the bottle because, with six large hot dogs on wheels traveling across the country all year, it could use a worthy condiment. One Weinermobile was recently spotted right outside the famous Brooks Fancy Catsup water ...
Jail inmates discover $1 million in pot during litter cleanup in NW Missouri
A northwest Missouri cleanup crew consisting of jail inmates and a sheriff's deputy went into a roadside ravine to clean up trash and instead discovered more than 600 pounds of packaged marijuana.
The St. Joseph News-Press reports a crew from Buchanan County jail was working Monday south of St. Joseph when they discovered 678 1-pound packages of pot and three large sacks of loose marijuana.
Buchanan County ...
Nixa trying to get faster, cheaper internet
Mark Truby at the Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce says business owners crave fast internet.
Which is why the City of Nixa is looking for a way to install fiber optic lines, the infrastructure necessary for the fastest internet possible.
Truby says cities with faster internet attract jobs and economic growth. "We need to fill our industrial park, we need bigger business coming in here, and possibly ...
Diabetic Arkansas girl reunited with service dog
An 11-year-old Arkansas girl has her furry, four-legged best friend back at her side.
Alayna Barnes, who suffers from diabetes, was reunited with her service dog, Major, Tuesday night.
Alayna's family sent Major to Colorado earlier this month so he could improve his skills with his trainer. That trainer, though, refused to give the dog back--according to the family--claiming he was abused. After the family filed charges, ...