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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:

 

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Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Little Rock and North Little Rock's finest will be hosting the annual "Battle of the Badges Blood Drive" for American Red Cross on Friday. 

There is reportedly always a big need for blood donations during the holiday weekend, so North Little Rock Officials began an annual blood drive to help. 

The North Little Rock Police and the North Little Rock Fire Department will be competing and against Little Rock police and the Little Rock Fire Department for the team with the most blood donations. 

The blood drive will be held in the ballroom of the Patrick Henry Hays Center from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. While all blood donors are needed, the type 'O' is most needed. 

There will be free t-shirts being given out, as wells as plenty of food and drinks. 

LRFW impacts local community

LRFW impacts local community

By Tabitha Cooke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is preparing for another great year and people in the community have the event marked in their calendars.

Every year, LRFW exceeds the expectations of an enjoyable and one-of-a-kind experience that merges designers, models and artists together to connect and establish their brands.

“LRFW is a great platform to allow those seeking careers in the modeling and fashion industry a leg to stand on in hopes of creating or expanding their brand,” said fashion designer, Nichole McGehee, who has been participating in LRFW since 2009. “As for me, LRFW has benefited me in helping to put my brand in the “spotlight” of the media. I feel that being a part of LRFW played a great part of my line becoming known on both a local and national level.”

Escapee who fled Sherwood Court captured


SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - The man responsible for hitting a bailiff with a car while fleeing from the Sherwood District Court has been captured.

David Earl Jordan Jr., 40, escaped police custody on Thursday, June 18 while he was being escorted to a holding area. Officials stated that he ran off on foot and jumped into a gray Ford Escape with a female passenger. During the commotion, Jordan struck the bailiff, leaving him with minor injuries.

As of 2 p.m. Friday, the Sherwood Police Department announced that Jordan was captured by Sherwood officers and in custody. He was located at the Barton Oaks Apartment Complex in Little Rock.

Jordan was originally appearing in court for contempt charges on hot checks and reived a 60-day jail commitment on Thursday. He is now charged with second degree Battery, Fleeing, second degree escape and a 90-day commitment for contempt on hot checks.

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18th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

18th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - Fish enthusiasts ages 15 and under are preparing for a day of outdoor fun in Jacksonville. 

Jacksonville Parks and Recreation along with Arkansas Game and Fish are hosting their 18th Annual Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 20 at Dupree Lake at #1 Park St. 

Registration is free and will begin at 7 a.m. The tournament will start at 8 a.m. and will last until 10 a.m. rain or shine. 

Prizes will be awarded for different derby categories such as smallest fish caught, most fish caught and longest fish caught. Participants must be present to receive the awards. 

For more information on the Youth Fishing Derby, call (501) 982-4171.

300 new jobs coming to Sherwood


SHERWOOD, Ark. (TeleTech) – TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading provider of customer experience, engagement and growth solutions, today announced the company will be hosting job fair events on Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17 in Sherwood, AR in order to fill 300 openings. TeleTech is looking for customer service and sales representatives and Licensed Healthcare Insurance Sales Agents.

TeleTech will cover the cost of the licensing training and exam fees for prequalified applicants interested to participate in their Healthcare Insurance Career Development Program to become Licensed Healthcare Insurance Sales Agents.

3 arrests made for kidnapping, attempted murder

3 arrests made for kidnapping, attempted murder

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office along with the North Little Rock Police Department and Cabot Police Department made three arrests after finding a woman shot and beaten in Faulkner County.

A woman was found on Sunday, June 7 walking near a bridge close to Fortson Road and Highway 89 claiming that she had been kidnapped, beaten and shot by two males and a female in a black SUV.