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Ribbon cut on new Lawrence County long-term care facility – KAIT

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) – Residents in Walnut Ridge now have a new option when it comes to long-term care. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, officials with the Green House Cottages of Walnut Ridge cut the ribbon on its new facility. The 32,000-square-foot facility has a large living area for residents to interact with guests and …


Farm uses unique design for annual corn maze – KAIT

BLACK ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – A Northeast Arkansas farm chose a unique cutout for its annual corn maze. Jackson Farm near Black Rock designed its cornfield to incorporate dinosaurs and is branding it as “Jurrasic Farm.” The maze features many ways to reach the exit, weaving in and out of the corn, and you might …


$280 million in federal funds pouring in to solve state’s water woes – KAIT

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – The state of Arkansas will receive $280 million from the American Rescue Plan to fix its water problems. According to Talk Business & Politics, about $270 million will be used on water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure projects. Eastern Arkansas will receive another $10 million to assist in its transition from groundwater …


City purchases lot for possible outdoor hangout spot – KAIT

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) – There will be more fun and excitement coming to an Independence County community. On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Batesville City Council said they would purchase a lot on the corner of Central Avenue and Boswell Street, with the goal of turning the space into an outdoor hangout spot for people of …


Deputies find woman dead inside Cushman home after responding to domestic violence call – Arkansas Online

Emergency vehicle lights flashing, police car inspecting city, security service, policelights. / Getty Images/iStockphoto/Motortion The Independence County sheriff’s office is investigating after deputies who responded to a domestic violence call found a woman dead inside a home early Tuesday. According to the sheriff’s office, authorities responded around 1 a.m. to the call, which came from …


Batesville looks toward grant for more musical opportunities – KAIT

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) – Things may become livelier in Batesville, as they can expand their entertainment field thanks to a new opportunity. On Monday, Sept. 12, Main Street Batesville said the city was chosen as 1 out of 36 cities in the United States to participate in the voting round of the 2023-2025 Levitt Amp …


Organizers preparing for Beatles at the Ridge – KAIT

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) – The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the annual “Beatles at the Ridge” festival in Walnut Ridge. The event will begin mid-morning on Saturday in downtown Walnut Ridge. This year’s festival is highly anticipated since being canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19. The yearly tradition surrounds …


Independence County stabbing under investigation – KAIT

By Region 8 Newsdesk Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 4:05 PM CDT|Updated: 4 hours ago INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) – Independence County Sheriff’s office is investigating a stabbing. Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens said that a stabbing in the northern part of the county is being investigated. Officials say the victim is a male in …