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  • Grant approved for new tornado sirens in Senath

    Grant approved for new tornado sirens in Senath

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:45:27 GMT
    SENATH, MO (KAIT) – The City of Senath has received a grant to install two new tornado sirens.Senath Mayor Joe Lane said the siren Senath has had for the past eight years is working adequately, but he wants to install additional sirens so residents can better hear the warnings."The project is $56,000 and some odd dollars. We got a 75 percent grant, which is $42,000. The city will have to pay $14,000, and if we can save one life $14,000 is a small number," he said.Senath resident Eric Nino, wh...
    SENATH, MO (KAIT) – The City of Senath has received a grant to install two new tornado sirens.Senath Mayor Joe Lane said the siren Senath has had for the past eight years is working adequately, but he wants to install additional sirens so residents can better hear the warnings."The project is $56,000 and some odd dollars. We got a 75 percent grant, which is $42,000. The city will have to pay $14,000, and if we can save one life $14,000 is a small number," he said.Senath resident Eric Nino, wh...
  • Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school

    Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:49:32 GMT
    Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro. The board voted, with one vote against the project, to add the medical site to the Jonesboro campus.
    Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro. The board voted, with one vote against the project, to add the medical site to the Jonesboro campus.
  • Local officers searching for five men for failure to register as sex offenders

    Local officers searching for five men for failure to register as sex offenders

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:55:12 GMT
    If you know where these men are located, call the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525.
    If you know where these men are located, call the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525.
  • Kennett man accused of sodomizing 11-month-old

    Kennett man accused of sodomizing 11-month-old

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:46:58 GMT
    Investigators say a Kennett, Missouri man is accused of sodomizing an infant.
    Investigators say a Kennett, Missouri man is accused of sodomizing an infant.
  • 'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con

    'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:22:45 GMT
    Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five.
    Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five.
  • Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall

    Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:43:53 GMT
    An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.
    Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel...
  • Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help

    Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:34:46 GMT
    President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...
    Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.
  • Arkansas Highway Department could get green light for postponed projects

    Arkansas Highway Department could get green light for postponed projects

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:26:27 GMT
    The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department had to postpone 15 construction projects statewide because of a lack of federal funding, but money could soon come its way. 
    The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department had to postpone 15 construction projects statewide because of a lack of federal funding, but money could soon come its way. 
  • US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

    US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:14:10 GMT
    The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.
    Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.
  • Train crashes into 18-wheeler, no one hurt

    Train crashes into 18-wheeler, no one hurt

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:06:14 GMT
    (Source: Dustin Hood)(Source: Dustin Hood)
    Poinsett County deputies are on the scene of an accident involving a tractor trailer and a train Friday afternoon, according to Poinsett County Sheriff Larry Mills.
    Poinsett County deputies are on the scene of an accident involving a tractor trailer and a train Friday afternoon, according to Poinsett County Sheriff Larry Mills.
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:53:25 GMT
    A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.
    A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back,...
  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
    (WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitution
    A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.
  • US rig count down 4 to 1,871

    US rig count down 4 to 1,871

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:44:43 GMT
    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by four this week to 1,871.
    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by four this week to 1,871.
  • Tickets for tours of Johnny Cash's home available

    Tickets for tours of Johnny Cash's home available

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:40:15 GMT
    Tickets are still available for opening day tours of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home next month.
    Tickets are still available for opening day tours of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home next month.
  • House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

    House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:32:51 GMT
    The House has overwhelmingly passed a resolution barring President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained combat role" without congressional approval.
    The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained combat role" without congressional approval, a bill with greater symbolic than legal...
  • Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:03:15 GMT
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
  • Search intensifies to find missing woman

    Search intensifies to find missing woman

    Search intensifies to find missing woman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:14:02 GMT
    What happened to Lynn Marie Messer?What happened to Lynn Marie Messer?
    It's a case that's become a complete mystery to family and authorities: What happened to Lynn Marie Messer?
    It's a case that's become a complete mystery to family and authorities: What happened to Lynn Marie Messer?
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  • Progress on Highway 412 bypass going smoothly

    Progress on Highway 412 bypass going smoothly

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:06:02 GMT
    According to state highway officials, lots of progress has been made on the 412 bypass in Paragould. 
    According to state highway officials, lots of progress has been made on the 412 bypass in Paragould. 
  • Grant approved for new tornado sirens in Senath

    Grant approved for new tornado sirens in Senath

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:45:27 GMT
    SENATH, MO (KAIT) – The City of Senath has received a grant to install two new tornado sirens.Senath Mayor Joe Lane said the siren Senath has had for the past eight years is working adequately, but he wants to install additional sirens so residents can better hear the warnings."The project is $56,000 and some odd dollars. We got a 75 percent grant, which is $42,000. The city will have to pay $14,000, and if we can save one life $14,000 is a small number," he said.Senath resident Eric Nino, wh...
    SENATH, MO (KAIT) – The City of Senath has received a grant to install two new tornado sirens.Senath Mayor Joe Lane said the siren Senath has had for the past eight years is working adequately, but he wants to install additional sirens so residents can better hear the warnings."The project is $56,000 and some odd dollars. We got a 75 percent grant, which is $42,000. The city will have to pay $14,000, and if we can save one life $14,000 is a small number," he said.Senath resident Eric Nino, wh...
  • Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school

    Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:49:32 GMT
    Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro. The board voted, with one vote against the project, to add the medical site to the Jonesboro campus.
    Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro. The board voted, with one vote against the project, to add the medical site to the Jonesboro campus.
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  • AR prison board seeks proposals for new prison

    AR prison board seeks proposals for new prison

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:51:21 GMT
    The Arkansas Board of Corrections is marking the opening of a newly remodeled training academy in central Arkansas.
    The Arkansas Board of Corrections asking for proposals from communities interested in hosting a new, 1,000-bed state prison.
  • Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:03:15 GMT
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
  • Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:39:42 GMT
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
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  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

     

  • 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:22:56 GMT
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.

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