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Camp iRock registration deadline extended to July 11

Camp iRock registration deadline extended to July 11

Little Rock, AR – The registration deadline for Camp iRock has been extended to July 11. The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) will host the fourth annual all-girl fitness and nutrition camp, Sunday, August 10 through Saturday, August 16. The experience will take place at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center, 1720 Ferncliff Road in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Designed exclusively for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, Camp iRock offers fun educational activities, workshops and exercises aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles, physical activity and self-confidence. Forty girls from across Arkansas will be selected to attend the camp free of charge. To apply or to learn about camper criteria visit, www.campirock.com.

Conway police investigate bowling alley break-in and burglary

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - On a normal trip to the bowling alley, you are usually looking for a way to stay out of the gutter, but Conway Family Bowl found one person obviously looking for a way in the gutter.

"We've never seen anything like that before," Pat Allen, owner of Conway Family Bowl explained.

It is video you have to see to believe. The person breaks into the business, quickly leaves and returns an hour later. LaTresha Woodruff with Conway Police Department explained, "He came back with bags of what we assume were tools."

Arkansas Bridal Fair Accepting Vendor Applications

Arkansas Bridal Fair Accepting Vendor Applications

Bridal Savoir Faire brings you a convenient and exciting array of virtually everything you’ll need to plan your wedding, pre-nuptial events, honeymoon, and future lives together.

Bridal Savoir Faire is hosted at the beautiful wedding and event center, Cypress Meadows Plantation, which is located in Howell, Arkansas.  Built as a stable barn in the early 1900′s, Cypress Meadows Wedding & Event Center has been converted into a beautiful venue.  This scene creates the perfect backdrop for a vintage feel or shabby chic wedding.  Brides-to-be come from all over Arkansas to view this space as their premiere wedding venue.

Police: Man steals vehicle with children inside, leads chase

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A man has been arrested following a chase that led police from Mayflower to Little Rock.

According to the Mayflower Police Department, 25-year-old Antonio Moore, Jr., of Conway, was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly took off in a vehicle containing his two children and sped toward Little Rock at approximately 85 mph.

Police said Moore jumped into the vehicle at City Hall in Mayflower and drove off, failing to stop for police who tried to pull him over. They said he eventually led them to the Briarwood Apartments in Little Rock

The police report shows that Moore does not have custodial rights to the 7-month-old and the 3-year-old.

Moore has been charged with kidnapping, theft of motor vehicle, fleeing, endangering the welfare of a minor, reckless driving, and texting while driving. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Storm survivors have few days left to register for FEMA assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (FEMA) – Residents of Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White counties who suffered damages as a result of the flooding, severe storms and tornadoes of April 27 have until June 30 to register for state/federal Individual Assistance.

To date, nearly $11.5 million in state/federal assistance has been approved for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the storms. That includes nearly $2.8 million in Housing Assistance and Other Needs Assistance from FEMA and nearly $8.7 million in low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Disaster assistance can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. So far, about 1,430 Arkansans have registered for assistance.

Report: Conway suspect not mentally fit for trial

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - A report from an Arkansas State Hospital psychologist has found that a man accused of shooting a woman in a Conway Wal-Mart is mentally unfit to stand trial.

A judge had ordered the mental evaluation for 30-year-old Myron Terrell, who is charged with attempted capital murder in the shooting that wounded a customer at the store. Authorities say Terrell was a maintenance worker at the store and he opened fire on the woman as she stood in the checkout line.

The victim, Lori Martin, tells the Log Cabin Democrat (http://bit.ly/1piXaFL ) that she'd never seen or heard of Terrell before the Feb. 1 shooting.

The forensic report says Terrell's "ability to assist in his defense is concerning."

Terrell remains confined in the State Hospital and is due in court Monday.


Judge sets trial in Conway police officer's death

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - A judge has scheduled a December trial for a Bald Knob man charged with battery and driving while intoxicated in a traffic wreck that killed a Conway police officer.

Barry Strickland appeared in Faulkner County Circuit Court on Monday. Strickland is charged in connection with the January 2013 death of Officer William McGary, who was struck and killed while directing traffic.

Faulkner County Circuit Judge Charles Clawson scheduled a Dec. 2 jury trial, though defense attorneys are asking for a change of venue.

A toxicology report showed Strickland had no alcohol or non-prescribed drugs in his system at the time of the accident. Defense attorneys say Strickland, who is an Iraq war veteran, had taken drugs that were legally prescribed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.