Butler County official resigns and FFN Week 4

Region 8 News Friday Evening Update – Here is a look at some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 10.

Butler County EMA Resigns

After a heated meeting on Wednesday, the emergency management director in Butler County turned in a letter of resignation after the sheriff suggested he resign at the county commission meeting. 

School bus crash kills 7 year-old

Authorities have released the name of the  central Arkansas girl who was struck and killed by a school bus that she normally takes to school in the morning.  Lake Hamilton School District superintendent Steve Anderson says the bus hit the second grader near her bus stop in a rural area northwest of Pearcy.

Football Friday Night!

It's week 4 of FFN.  Chris, Blake, and the rest of the FFN team are out in Region 8 getting highlights from high school games all across the region.  Catch all the action tonight at 10:15 p.m., after Region 8 News at 10!

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