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Erika Ferrando


Little Rock, AR, United States

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Past articles by Erika:

Oldest living WWII Veteran turns 111 this Saturday in New Orleans home

When asked the secret to such a long life, his answer is simple: "Just serve God and be nice to people." → Read More

'It gets very lonely' | Slidell nursing home residents looking for pen pals

"It would give me something to do, get me active. I don't know how good I can write," said 71-year-old Vann Sims who has been mostly in isolation since March. → Read More

'I'm giving back and making money': Homeless begin job picking up trash in Little Rock

Homeless people in Little Rock are picking up trash to pick up their lives as part of the new Bridge to Work program. → Read More

Pine Bluff pastor turns old homes into hope for families

Pastor Matt Mosler with New Life Church, Pine Bluff has a goal of helping families transition from poverty to self-sufficiency through a new nonprofit organization, Home Again Pine Bluff. → Read More

Bill allowing drinking on streets delivered to Arkansas governor

Adults in Arkansas may soon be able to walk the streets with a drink in hand if Governor Asa Hutchinson signs SB492 → Read More

Hurt musician, Trevor Ware, fights drunk driver's parole

Trevor Ware was 28 years old when he was hit by 28-year-old Nathan Ray. → Read More

'Bourbon and Boots' being sued for deceptive trade

Hundreds of customers across the country claim they never received the southern homemade goods they bought online from Little Rock based company, ‘Bourbon and Boots.’ → Read More

Oaklawn debuts live craps and blackjack

Oaklawn Racing Casino and Resort officially a casino operating with live dealers → Read More

Bill aims to stop illegal cell phone use in Arkansas prisons

It’s one of the biggest problems Arkansas prisons face. Prisoners are finding ways to illegally use cell phones. → Read More

Arkansas lawmakers sponsor bills to limit robocalls

With these bills, robocallers could face felony charges in Arkansas and phone companies would have more responsibility to stop the robocalls from ever going through. → Read More

''He cared about everybody': Father of airman killed in North Little Rock robbery speaks out

The body of Senior Airman Shawn Mckeough is now back home in Maine. He was shot and killed trying to stop a robbery at a North Little Rock gas station on Friday, March 15. → Read More

Pine Bluff's need for speed urges city leaders to propose auto drag racing track

Pine Bluff is feeling a sudden need for speed. With growth in the city planned, something new and different could make its home in the city, too, an auto drag racing track. → Read More

Suspects in murder of airman during gas station robbery plead not guilty

Drequan Robinson and Keith Harris Jr., both 18, pleaded not guilty on March 19 to charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery. → Read More

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas creates new program to help deaf people find employment

More than 5 percent of Arkansans have a hearing disability according to a 2017 report by Cornell University. One challenge they face is finding employment. That’s why Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has created a program to fix that. → Read More

Little Rock firefighter with background in fashion gives back for prom season

Giving back and helping others is part of the job for firefighters, but before one Little Rock firefighter started her career, she had a passion with a few less sparks and a lot more sparkle. → Read More

Now hiring: You can become a 'budtender' for medical marijuana dispensary jobs

The Sherwood dispensary plans to hire about 10 people at first, paying entry level dispensary agents, aka budtenders, $15 an hour. → Read More

Emergency blood shortage prompts call for donors by Arkansas Blood Institute

The Arkansas Blood Institute is in short supply due to a number of factors. Supplies have reached less than a one-day supply. → Read More

Hwy 67 lane closures near Jacksonville and Cabot, project nearing completion

A few more lane closures coming mean the current Highway 67/167 project is almost complete. → Read More

Firefighters believe increase in Bryant grass fires could be intentional

Stretches of grass along Highway 5 in Bryant are burnt after numerous grass fires. Now, firefighters want you to be on the lookout for what could be causing them. → Read More

Pharmacists say popular generic prescription drugs in short supply

Some Arkansans are having to pay more at the drugstore because some of the most common prescription drugs have shortages of the generics. → Read More