LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Interstate 40 corridor and other areas in Arkansas. The warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday and stretches from the Oklahoma border in the west, the Texas border in the south to the Tennessee border in the east. The warning includes Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' largest electric utility says a winter storm expected to hit the state this week could cause widespread and extended power outages. Entergy Arkansas said yesterday that it's bringing in thousands of workers to help deal with the weather.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - The head of the Public Works Department in Texarkana, Arkansas says people who visited downtown Monday night for a Christmas parade left behind a pile of garbage. Paul Hackleman said in a story published by the Texarkana Gazette yesterday that he was disgusted by the amount of trash, which county inmates cleaned up Tuesday.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Two brothers from Arkansas now both face a possible death sentence in Oklahoma for the death of a Fort Smith woman. The Times Record reports that Le Flore County District Attorney Jeff Smith said Wednesday in court documents that he plans to seek the death penalty for 25-year-old Elvis Thacker in the death of Briana Jane Ault. Smith has already said he will seek the death penalty for Thacker's brother, 25-year-old Johnathen Thacker.
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