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Today's Box Office: The Grandmaster

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV 11 Film Critic Jonathan Nettles on The Grandmaster.

Simply stated, The Grandmaster is a brief glimpse into the life of Ip Man, who is credited with training the legendary Bruce Lee. It's a biopic disguised as a King Fu movie. It's a glimpse into how China changed from the late 1920's to the late 1950's. It's an incredible piece of film.

Craig's Twist #89: Third Grade

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Third Grade is so critical. If a child isn't reading at grade level after 3rd grade, as he progresses through school, he'll fall further and further behind. Chances of dropping out of school increase, as do underemployment, welfare, and incarceration.

Some states use this as a barometer of how many prison beds they'll need. In the end, it costs us more than $330 billion nationwide. So what do we do?

As for me, I went out and passed out parking tickets. Yep, in downtown Little Rock. Truthfully, I had a blast. I have no authority to pass out parking tickets, but then again, these really aren't parking tickets although they look like it.

If you came out to your car and saw it on your windshield, you'd first think you'd gotten one, but if you were to look closer, you'll see there's nothing but Gibberish on one side. It's when you flip it over that you get this message:

Entergy repairing Cabot power line, FBI still investigating

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Entergy is at work repairing a broken 100-foot transmission tower in Cabot.

Last Wednesday, someone managed to sever a power line and removed several bolts from the tower.The FBI is investigating and there's a $20,000 dollar reward for information leading to an arrest.

STORY: FBI: Downed Cabot transmission line cut intentionally (http://on.kthv.com/1aKdqr4)
STORY: FBI offering $20,000 for information leading to arrest in power line investigation (http://on.kthv.com/1aKdirI)

Entergy spokesperson Julie Munsell explained how the utility approaches security.

FBI offering $20,000 for information leading to arrest in power line investigation

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - The FBI is offering up to $20,000 for information leading to an arrest in the Cabot power line investigation after authorities found someone messed with the 100-foot structure.

"We feel like someone may have seen someone preparing for this incident, we also encourage everybody that has photographs of that area in the recent weeks or if anyone has any information they've seen on social media to report that information to us," said FBI agent Kimberly Brunell.

Special agent in charge Randall Coleman said the FBI is offering a reward up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible for the incident.

Today's Box Office: The World's End

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV11 Film Critic Jonathan Nettles reviews the Sci-Fi comedy, The World's End.

The World's End is the 3rd film of "The Cornetto Trilogy" starring Simon Pegg & Nick Frost, directed by Edgar Wright. The other two parts of the trilogy are the zombie apocalypse comedy Shaun of the Dead and the buddy-cop comedy Hot Fuzz. Simon Pegg plays Gary King, a 40-year old whose life peaked years ago and wants to relive what he considers the greatest night of his life, so 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl known as "The Golden Mile" which consists of twelve pubs, he convinces his reluctant childhood friends to finish the crawl which ends at the fabled pub "The World's End". As they embark on their journey and attempt to reconcile their relationships they learn that something is not right in their hometown. They learn that the townsfolk have been replaced with robots.

A Place to Call Home: David

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - For a decade now, 16-year-old David has hoped and prayed a family would take him in, but he's had no such luck. Even through all the disappointment and heartbreak of losing his own family and never finding another, he refuses to give up hope.

David loves cheeseburgers, so the owners at Big Orange treated him to a feast of burgers, shakes, and everything in between, and it was pure heaven for this all-American teen.

"You can just build your own burger," co-owner Scott McGehee explained to David.

FBI: Downed Cabot transmission line cut intentionally

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - The FBI said a downed Entergy transmission line that closed Highway 321 for most of Wednesday was intentionally cut.

Investigators believe someone climbed a 100-foot tower, severed the line with a saw or similar object, and removed several bolts at the base of the tower. The incident caused a headache for many commuters in the Cabot area and a potential danger to the community.

"There has been a lot of traffic," said Lt. Brent Lucas of the Cabot Police Department. "This road is one of our major thoroughfares on the south end of town. Of course when this shut down, we had to divert all traffic back into town which put a major overload on our inner-city area of our side streets."

Drivers weren't the only ones affected by the road closure. Some businesses along the closed stretch of highway had a slow day on Wednesday despite the fact that Cabot police were letting motorists through the roadblock to patronize those businesses.