Category Archives: Regional News

El Dorado boy dies in house fire

     (AP) – The El Dorado Fire Department says a 9-year-old boy has died in a house fire.      Firefighters say they responded to the home, which was fully engulfed in flames, on Monday afternoon. The El Dorado News-Times

Hutchinson won't mull serving in Trump cabinet

     (AP) – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he won’t consider serving in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, despite speculation the Republican governor could be tapped as attorney general.      When asked Wednesday whether he’d consider joining Trump’s cabinet, Hutchinson

Missouri State University bans drones

Missouri State University has recently adopted a policy banning the recreational and unauthorized use of the unmanned aircraft systems known as drones. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the policy was approved Oct. 3 by university president Clif

UCA to interview 4 for president

     CONWAY, Ark. (AP) The University of Central Arkansas has named four finalists for president.      UCA on Friday said Arkansas State University vice Chancellor Len Frey; Kennesaw State University interim President Houston Davis; University of Toledo, Ohio, dean

Monett teen dies in ATV accident

     VERONA, Mo. (AP) – A 14-year-old boy has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in southwest Missouri.      The Monett Times reports 14-year-old Dalton Heseman of Monett was riding an ATV northbound when the vehicle overturned. The accident