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Cabot officials face-off for charity

Cabot officials face-off for charity

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - The Cabot Police Department and the Cabot Fire Department will have a friendly softball competition in order to raise money for charity on Friday. 

The Charity Softball game will take place on Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m. behind the Cabot Freshman Academy. It will be the firefighters versus the police officers, and the winner gets all the bragging rights. 

The event is free for all of the public to enjoy, but they will be taking up donations and selling concessions. There will also be bouncy houses for kids to play in. 

All of the proceeds will benefit Cabot organizations like C.O.P.S. Toy Patrol and Cabot Christmas for Kids. 

If you have any questions about the event, contact the Cabot Police Department at (501) 743-1411.

 

215 Arkansas schools honored with reward funds

215 Arkansas schools honored with reward funds

UNDATED, Ark. (Arkansas Learns) - Being a high performing and improving school not only draws recognition and honor, it also can result in additional funding.

In the 2014-2015 school year, 215 public schools were recognized as high performing and gaining schools through the Arkansas School Recognition and Reward Program. The program recognizes the top 20 percent of schools based on academic achievement, academic growth and graduation rates.

According to the Arkansas Department of Education, “pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. §6-15-2107, the Arkansas School Recognition Program was created to provide financial awards to public schools that experience high student performance, student academic growth, and for a secondary school, high graduation rate.

Free summer movie lineup in Heber Springs

Free summer movie lineup in Heber Springs

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - Free summer movie event 'A Night Under the Stars' begins June 20. 

Teen Recruiters has teamed up with Swank Motion Pictures and local businesses to provide a free movie watching experience at Spring Park in downtown Heber Springs. 

The 2015 lineup includes:

Saturday, June 20- Spare Parts (PG-13)

Saturday, July 11- Paddington (PG)

Saturday, August 22 - Captain America The Winter Solider (PG-13)

Pre-movie events will begin at 7 p.m. and films will begin at dusk. 

Both the pre-movie events and the film showings are free and open for anyone to attend.

For more information on 'A Night Under the Stars' or if you would like to sponsor a free movie night contact Barbara Owens at (501) 238-2413 or Brad Bates (501) 722-0938.

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Believe it or not, Mother's Day is right around the corner, and for some, it will the first of many. That means new tips and gadgets.

Ginger Daril with Verizon stopped by THV11 This Morning to share some high tech ways to help moms take care of their little ones.

To get the full details, click here

Business After Hours at the Innovation Hub

Business After Hours at the Innovation Hub

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On Thursday, April 16, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce will premier Business After Hours from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub off 201 East Broadway.

CabotFest 2014 this weekend

CabotFest 2014 this weekend


CABOT, Ark. -- On October 11th, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, the downtown streets of Cabot will come alive with the sights and sounds of Cabot's 36th annual hometown celebration of CabotFest.

CabotFest began in 1978 as a small gathering to help lift the spirits of citizens after a tornado struck the town, killed several citizens and did severe damage to the little city.

Today, CabotFest is a family style festival that brings thousands to the City of Cabot of Cabot for a day of family fun, food, shopping, bingo, kid games, etc., and a variety of entertainment that features many hometown entertainers.

New exhibit at Museum of Discovery explores what lives "in the dark"

New exhibit at Museum of Discovery explores what lives "in the dark"


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 26, 2014)- The Museum of Discovery will reveal what thrives in caves, beneath the soil, under the sea, in the shadows of night and within other dark environments in the special exhibition In the Dark, on view September 27 through January 4, 2015.

In the Dark features five immersive zones, enabling visitors to see and experience some of these dark and largely unseen worlds, including the ways people have reacted to darkness throughout history. Each diorama uses mechanical displays, life-size animal models and informational panels to surround visitors with the sights, sounds, smells and sensations of several dark ecosystems. In the Dark's walk-through areas are:

The Darkness of Night