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Bailiff injured in confrontation with 'suspicious male' at courthouse; man still at large


LONOKE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – A bailiff in Lonoke County was reportedly involved in a scuffle, prompting him to be taken to a hospital.

According to Sheriff John Staley, a suspicious male with "something" in his hand approached the bailiff at the Lonoke County Circuit Courthouse on N. Center Street, saying he had an appointment with the judge, who is actually out of town.

Sheriff Staley said that when the bailiff questioned him, there was a scuffle, and the bailiff went down a flight of stairs. He was injured and is being taken to a hospital for treatment.

The man is to have run off, and authorities are looking for him. He is said to be slender and 6' tall, with a tattoo on his neck. He was reportedly wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans at the time.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to contact authorities immediately.


HUD reports decrease in homelessness in Arkansas

HUD reports decrease in homelessness in Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 30, 2014) – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced on Thursday HUD's latest estimate of homelessness in the U.S., noting a continued overall decline in the total number of persons experiencing homelessness and significant reductions particularly among veterans and those persons living on the streets. In Arkansas, homelessness had declined by 23 percent since last year.

U.S. Postal Service shares dates for best Christmas delivery times

U.S. Postal Service shares dates for best Christmas delivery times


The U.S. Postal Service is gearing up to help customers ship some 15 and a half billion cards, letters and packages in time for Christmas.

It's also aiming to cash in on the holiday by offering festive stamps, packaging and even gift cards.

To make sure your package is delivered on time, the agency suggests sending gifts a little early.

Taking advantage of the postal services online postage and free package pick-up may help as well.

To ensure that holiday mail and packages are delivered in time for Christmas, the Postal Service recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines:

Dec. 2 - First-Class Mail International

Dec. 2 - Priority Mail International

Dec. 10 - Priority Mail Express International

Dec. 15 - Standard Post

Dec. 17 - Global Express Guaranteed

Cabot High School presents 'Peter Pan'


CABOT, Ark. -- Cabot High School is proud to present the high-flying adventure, Peter Pan the Musical! Broadway's timeless classic based on J.M. Barrie's fairy tale whisks you away to Neverland filled with the villainous Captain Hook (Brandon Turner) and Pirates, adventurous Lost Boys, fierce Indians, beautiful Mermaids, and Jungle Creatures.

IPDRA working to finish rebuilding what the storm left behind

IPDRA working to finish rebuilding what the storm left behind

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (KTHV) – The central Arkansas community still needs the help of lending hands following April’s deadly tornado. One organization is working in coordination with the Vilonia Disaster Recovery Alliance and the Faulkner County Long-Term Recovery Board to get volunteers out to these devastated areas of the state in an effort to help finish rebuilding what the storm left behind.

Inter-Faith and Partners Disaster Recovery Alliance (IPDRA) is made up of several faith-based and voluntary organizations that are working together to secure volunteers, material resources, and funding to meet the needs of others living in Faulkner County and beyond.

My Town Hero: Planting seeds to grow a better community

My Town Hero: Planting seeds to grow a better community

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Along the 12th Street corridor in Little Rock, seeds of change are being planted as neighbors work to revitalize their community.

"It creates a kind of community bond when people are able to work together, work the land together," said Tauheed Salaam with the Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhood.

Salaam started this community garden almost a year ago, teaming up with non-profit groups to open this Young Adult Opportunity Center. Both have been breathing new life into the community ever since.