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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.

 

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.

Basketball tournament to benefit local youth organizations

Basketball tournament to benefit local youth organizations

BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) - Boys and girls of all ages will hit the basketball courts on June 6 not only for the competition, but also for a good cause. 

Chick-fil-A off Reynolds Road in Bryant is teaming up with Landers of Benton and Team USA to host a Chick-fil-A Connect 3ON3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, June 6. The event will be held at Bishop Park in Bryant and will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Bryant and Team USA.

"We are very grateful for our growing customer base and believe strongly in giving back to the community where ever we can. It's a must," said Guy Parker, owner/operator of Bryant Chick-fil-A and sponsor of the tournament. The Chick-fil-A Connect 3ON3 Basketball Tournament will be a great way to provide fun and entertainment, while raising money for...two organizations that help ensure great futures for our local youth."

Benton PD needs help locating runaway teen

Benton PD needs help locating runaway teen

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old who ran away from his home Thursday, April 23.

Christopher Bennett left his home Thursday, and according to reports, has not been seen from his parents since. 

Bennett is described as being a white male standing at approximately 5'6" tall and weighing at around 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to still be in the central Arkansas area. 

Police stated that any person who knowingly harbors a runaway could face charges. 

Anyone with information about Bennett's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1171 or (501) 315-TIPS.