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Northwest Township, AR, United States

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Past articles by Bill:

Election officials in Arkansas proceed carefully

With covid-19 creeping across Arkansas, voters will begin going to the polls Tuesday to cast early votes in the state’s primary runoffs. → Read More

First of '60s, '70s footage from Little Rock's KATV now online

The first 20 hours of KATV film footage from the 1960s and early '70s went online Monday night. → Read More

Forest had eyes on man digging artifacts, files show

Federal agents used hidden cameras to monitor a Crawford County man for four months as he dug for artifacts in the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest and posted his findings online, according to court documents unsealed last week. → Read More

TALK ABOUT HISTORIC: Arkansas phone booth is first of its kind to make National Register of Historic Places

A telephone booth in Prairie Grove has become the first structure of its kind to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. → Read More

Wind topples trees, rips off roofs

High winds ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and blew over a brick wall as thunderstorms moved across Arkansas on Tuesday, flooding some roadways. → Read More

Tombstones of past alive with details

Mary Beller Russell never struck her children -- it says so on her tombstone. → Read More

VIDEO: Cedarville school investigating football coach's arrest

CEDARVILLE -- The head football coach at Cedarville High School won't coach his team tonight when it plays Marshall. → Read More

Driver pleads innocent over kid forgotten on bus

The driver fired from a West Fork preschool last month after a child spent more than seven hours in the preschool's van pleaded innocent Tuesday night to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a minor. → Read More

FAA looking into Yellville turkey stunt

Wild turkeys dropped from the sky in Yellville for the first time in years over the weekend. While some landed in the general vicinity of the 70th annual Turkey Trot festival on the downtown square Saturday, others glided several hundred feet to the south across Crooked Creek. → Read More

Farmers in state fear for calves as black-vulture flocks thrive

Black vultures have become an invasive species in Arkansas over the past 15 years as they've extended their range throughout the state, a wildlife services supervisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. → Read More

Vultures flock to Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs is working on a vulture relocation plan. → Read More

School bus hit by driver, 15; 1 in SUV dies

A 15-year-old Huntsville High School student died Monday when the sport utility vehicle in which she was riding crashed into the back of a stopped Huntsville school bus on U.S. 412 in Madison County. → Read More

Resting places of victims in 1857 massacre found

Two mass-grave sites for victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre have been located in southern Utah, an archaeologist said. → Read More

UA dental expert in on verifying a new pre-human

A University of Arkansas anthropologist was part of an international team of scientists who verified that fossils found in a South African cave belong to a new species of human ancestor, Homo naledi. → Read More

Girl, 3, left in van for hours unhurt, police say

A 3-year-old girl was left in a school van for several hours Wednesday at Growing God's Kingdom preschool in West Fork, the city's police chief said. → Read More

Years unkind to part of UA’s Senior Walk

A plan is in the works to replace the oldest part of the University of Arkansas’ Senior Walk — a section of sidewalk that contains the names of seniors in the classes from 1876 through 1924, many of which were inscribed by hand into wet concrete. → Read More

Daily Show exposure pleases Eurekans

An 83-year-old Eureka Springs City Council member said she was "overwhelmed" at the attention she was getting Thursday after appearing in a segment the previous night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. → Read More

'Daily Show' segment on Eureka Springs to air Wednesday

A segment about Eureka Springs is scheduled to air Wednesday on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. → Read More

Despite law, city to apply anti-bias rule

Eureka Springs will continue to enforce the anti-discrimination ordinance it has had on the books since Feb. 10, even though a state law went into effect Wednesday making the local law's legality questionable. → Read More

Pig Trail repair set on fast track

It will cost about $1.8 million and require 45,000 tons of rock to shore up a 740-foot section of Arkansas 23 in Franklin County after the foundation under it began sliding down the mountainside in May because of heavy rains. → Read More