Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks says no laws were broken.

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, back on home turf

The launch puts Elon Musk's SpaceX on the cusp of becoming the first private company to put astronauts in orbit.
  • National

  Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

A white woman has apologized for calling the police on a black man who was birdwatching in Central Park. Her dog was off leash against park rules.

TOP STORIES

  Quorum court to get more oversight in courthouse renovation projects

  Walnut Ridge to apply for airport reclassification

  Newport teen drowns in Buffalo River

  Harrisburg city pool reopens with COVID-19 restrictions

  Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers have been walloped by issues related to the closures of restaurants and schools in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Coronavirus

  Coronavirus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths

Outbreaks are still climbing in much of the Americas, while many countries in Asia and much of Europe are making steady progress in containing the deadliest pandemic in years.

  City officials comment on weekend shooting at park

  Craighead County secures additional tornado relief

Ark. Gov. to address COVID-19 response Wednesday in Jonesboro

  Deadly shooting under investigation in Mountain Home

  Jonesboro resident celebrates 100th Birthday

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

  Governor warns that a “Newer peak or a higher peak,” could be on the way

  Man arrested in connection to shots fired investigation in Poplar Bluff

  • National

Wedding photography company refuses to refund money after bride-to-be dies

A wedding photography company refuses to refund a man after his fiancée died in a car accident.

SPORTS

  Red Wolves Review football series premieres Tuesday on ESPN+

Appalachian State eliminates men’s indoor track & field, men’s tennis, men’s soccer

Sport reductions are part of a 20 percent overall reduction to the athletics department's budget for fiscal year 2021, which equates to an approximate $5 million reduction. In mid-March, the department limited all remaining operating expenses for fiscal year 2020, which ends June 30.

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Kansas City, St. Louis leaders urge lakegoers to quarantine

Judge eases Arkansas petition signature rule due to pandemic

  Summer camp canceled over COVID-19 concerns, ‘stringent requirements’

Man accused of attempted murder: ‘I got you now’

  Earle woman’s home destroyed in wind storm

Strong winds damaged many businesses and homes in Crittenden County.
  • Coronavirus

  Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

  Several pay tribute to soldiers at veterans cemetery

  Spike in fatal overdoses in Shelby Co. could be due to pandemic-related challenges

  Woman injured after being struck by vehicle

  Jonesboro Salvation Army receives grant to provide COVID-19 relief

BUSINESS

  Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

  Craighead County secures additional tornado relief