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Bill Bowden

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Harrison airport selects airline

posted: 10/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Contour Airlines has been chosen to provide scheduled air service at the Boone County Regional Airport in Harrison.

FBI charges Berryville man in bank robbery

posted: 10/22/2016 3:06 a.m. Discuss

The FBI has filed a criminal charge against a 19-year-old Berryville man accused of robbing a Eureka Springs bank, fleeing in a taxi and then using the stolen money to buy a motorcycle from a Bentonville police officer.

TAXICAB TAKEN IN BANK-HEIST GETAWAY: Arkansas police officer sells cycle to suspected bank robber, corrals him

posted: 10/19/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

After robbing a Eureka Springs bank Friday, the robber fled in a taxi and then used the stolen money to buy a motorcycle from a uniformed police officer in Bentonville, 40 miles to the west, authorities said.

State refuge saves big cats as Colorado zoo shuts

posted: 10/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 15

An Arkansas wildlife refuge is rescuing more than 100 big cats from a zoo in Colorado.

Turkey tosser at Arkansas fest followed rules, FAA says; PETA vows ‘repercussions’

posted: 10/13/2016 5:45 a.m. Gallery Comments 7

An investigator for the Federal Aviation Administration saw no violations Friday when six live turkeys were tossed from an airplane over Crooked Creek, two blocks south of the downtown Yellville square, where the annual Turkey Trot festival was held.

Reporter denies Trump's claim Clinton laughed at rape victim

updated: 10/12/2016 3:43 a.m. Comments 2

Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't laugh at a rape victim in a 1980s interview as Donald Trump alleged during the presidential debate Sunday night, said the reporter who conducted that interview.

Turkey's fall at Arkansas festival broke keel bone; PETA volunteer had vet take look

posted: 10/11/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 9

A turkey tossed from an airplane Friday at the Yellville Turkey Trot festival died of a bone fracture after hitting the ground, according to a veterinarian's analysis.

Two Arkansas water providers in court over fluoride

updated: 10/10/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Two water providers in north Arkansas are fighting the state's fluoride mandate.

AND DOWN THEY GO ...: 6 turkeys tossed from plane on Arkansas festival's first day; 5 survive

updated: 10/08/2016 3:58 a.m. Gallery Comments 11

Six live turkeys were tossed from an airplane Friday as it flew along Crooked Creek, two blocks south of the Yellville square, which was packed with about 400 people at the town's annual Turkey Trot festival.

Woman who escaped from Arkansas courtroom, stole patrol car pleads guilty

posted: 10/07/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A prisoner who escaped from a Van Buren courtroom Sept. 23 and stole a deputy's patrol car was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison.




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