posted: 07/31/2014 4:21 a.m.
The Arkansas Forestry Commission has joined 12 other southern states in developing a website that provides information about wildfire risk based upon the terrain, vegetation and landscape characteristics.
posted: 07/21/2014 1:58 a.m.
A much wider area of Arkansas is at risk for increased earthquake activity than originally believed, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey seismic hazards map that highlights where temblors are likely to occur over the next 50 years.
posted: 07/17/2014 3:52 a.m.
Updates to emergency communication centers to allow for 911 texting will likely limit information-sharing among jurisdictions unless Arkansas requires statewide compliance, the chairman of the state's Emergency Telecommunications Service Board said Wednesday.
posted: 07/16/2014 3:29 a.m.
Utility crews expected to restore all power by late Tuesday after thunderstorms packing high winds, hail and lightning ripped through the state Monday.
posted: 07/13/2014 3:16 a.m.
A repetitive weather pattern -- plenty of rain and a stubborn air mass parked over Canada -- is keeping Arkansas temperatures lower than average this summer.
posted: 07/09/2014 3:35 a.m.
William Carl Garner could pick blueberries better than a man half his age.
posted: 07/07/2014 3:43 a.m.
OSCEOLA -- The word "purdy" is worth $100 in Osceola.
posted: 07/02/2014 3:23 a.m.
Even though veterinarian Robert Earl Barros once skillfully helped with the delivery of a calf on a farm near Little Rock, he didn't want anyone to know he had done it.
posted: 07/01/2014 3:11 a.m.
Woodruff County officials asked for a state disaster declaration Monday after record-breaking rains flooded homes and damaged roads in eastern Arkansas over the weekend.
posted: 06/30/2014 3:09 a.m.
The combination of warmer weather and almost daily rains across most of the state is providing the perfect conditions for breeding mosquitoes.
posted: 06/27/2014 2:29 a.m.
Piggott Mayor Gerald Morris, who was finishing his 12th year as the Clay County town's mayor, died Thursday in a Jonesboro hospital.
posted: 06/26/2014 4:19 a.m.
Years ago, when two Little Rock bankers flying to Shreveport made an emergency landing at the tiny Stephens airstrip in southwest Ouachita County, they thought they were stranded after learning there was no rental car service for miles.
posted: 06/25/2014 4:52 a.m.
Crittenden County voters overwhelmingly approved a 1 percent sales tax Tuesday that will breathe life back into the financially troubled Crittenden Regional Hospital.
posted: 06/23/2014 3:30 a.m.
WEST MEMPHIS -- A June 6 fire and subsequent water damage will keep the Crittenden Regional Hospital closed for at least two more weeks than originally planned.
posted: 06/17/2014 2:38 a.m.
Temperatures associated with mid-June in Arkansas are now replacing the unseasonably cool spring climate that much of the state has seen, and forecasters say warmer weather is ahead for the next several days.