Murder suspect found dead in Texas

Murder suspect found dead in Texas

  The Conway man suspected of kidnapping and murdering his former wife in Desha County was found dead in Texas, according to State Police. Texas law enforcement authorities notified Arkansas State Police Thursday evening that 57-year-old Lavern Blackmon was found...
Ashley County woman celebrates 105th birthday

Ashley County woman celebrates 105th birthday

  Hazel Fulgham who turns 105 today, June 30, celebrated her birthday Sunday with a parade of family and friends. Mrs. Fulgham, of Hamburg, sat outside the nursing home in Crossett where she lives as car after car carrying family members  passed by wishing her...
Arkansas surpasses 20,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

Arkansas surpasses 20,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

  On March 11, the state reported a case of Covid-19 in Jefferson County. It was the first confirmed case of Covid-19 in Arkansas. By the end of June the number of confirmed cases had surpassed 20,000. At his daily Covid-19 briefing on Monday, June 29, Gov. Asa...