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JCPenny deals for tax-free weekend

JCPenny deals for tax-free weekend

UNDATED, Ark. (KTHV) - One option to take advantage of for some back-to-school shopping and during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year could be your local JCPenney store . From denim and school uniforms to dorm gear and backpacks, JCPenney is a one-stop shopping destination for all their back-to-school needs. For a limited time, kids will receive $10 haircuts at jcp salons [Valid July 15 – Aug. 31, while appointments last] and $29.99 eyeglasses at all JCPenney optical stores [Valid July 5 – Sept. 15]. 

WHEN:

July 17 - 18 – Tax holiday

*Extended store hours*

WHERE:

Local JCPenney stores. (Go to jcpenney.com and click on “find a store” for nearest location.)

Police searching for Cabot bank robbery suspect


CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - On Tuesday evening, the Cabot Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the First Security Bank at 2255 West Main St.

Bank employees stated that a man came into the bank armed with a handgun and demanded money. He then fled the area driving a dark colored four-door vehicle, possibly a Nissan.

The suspect was described as a black male, around 5'11" to 6'2" tall, weighing about 180 to 220 lbs. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a long sleeve white shirt, dark color pants, and a dark colored ball cap.

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Take a trip on the Reading Road Trip bus


CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - A bus traveling around Cabot is making it easier for kids to hit the books.

The Reading Road Trip is finishing up its fourth summer, and Friday THV11 went inside to learn more about this traveling library. Kelly Riggs spoke with Laura Monteverdi about the details behind the bus.


Ozark Mission Project giving back in Cabot


CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) – The heat didn't stop a group of young adults from using their summer to give back.

About 60 volunteers with the Ozark Mission Project are using this week to build wheel chair ramps, paint houses and do yard work for seniors and veterans.

They were in about a dozen different places across Cabot on Tuesday.

Ina McCalister called the teens angels for building her a new porch.

"These young people have been out in that heat without hardly even taking a break. That just blesses my heart something awful. I mean really just blesses my heart."

The volunteers are with different youth groups from Methodist churches across the state.


CADC accepting applications for summer LIHEAP program

BENTON, Ark. (CADC) - Central Arkansas Development Council is currently accepting applications for the summer regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance with mass intake days that begin July 6, 2015.

Where you can & can't set off fireworks in central Ark.

Where you can & can't set off fireworks in central Ark.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - With the fourth of July fast approaching, it would be good to know where in central Arkansas you can light your fireworks.

Here are some of the cities where you can and can't shoot off your pyrotechnics:

 

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.