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Birthday and Anniversary Announcements!

Birthday and Anniversary Announcements!

Do you want to wish a loved one a happy birthday or happy anniversary? We can help! Simply email ageswein@thv11.com, include the following information:

Tell Us About Your 'My Town Hero'!

Tell Us About Your 'My Town Hero'!

Do you know someone in your community who goes above and beyond? Maybe they’re always helping people, or greets everyone with a smile. Perhaps they’ve beat unthinkable odds or have accomplished something exceptional.

We want to highlight them. To have your My Town Hero featured, email the following information to ageswein@thv11.com:

  • Their name,
  • Their hometown,
  • Their contact information,
  • A photo of them, and
  • What makes them extra special

Include “My Town Hero” in the email subject line, and we’ll take care of publishing it for you. Their story might even be told on air by THV11's Denise Middleton.

Baptist Health Medflight personnel receive prestigious awards

Baptist Health Medflight personnel receive prestigious awards

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Baptist Health) – During the 2014 Arkansas Emergency Medical Services Conference held in Hot Springs July 30 through August 3, two Baptist Health MedFlight employees received state recognition for their contributions.

Pat Hum, of Conway, a MedFlight flight nurse for 30 years, was presented with the 2014 AEMTA Air Medical Award of Excellence at the conference. This inaugural award was created to recognize individuals who have significantly contributed to local, state and national provision, development and/or improvement to the air medical industry of Arkansas.

Singer/songwriter Kris Allen says goodbye to Arkansas

Singer/songwriter Kris Allen says goodbye to Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Arkansas native Kris Allen is saying goodbye to his home state, according to the singer/songwriter's Instagram account.

The Instagram post reads, "Today me and my family said goodbye to the beautiful state of Arkansas and moved to Tennessee. An incredibly bittersweet moment in our lives. We love our state and will always consider ourselves Arkansans. But happy to start this new chapter in our lives. Thank you to the people of this state for always supporting me in everything that I have done. We love ya'll so much! #Arkansas #Razorback4Life #Horizons"

THV11 would like to extend our best wishes to Kris and his family on their new adventure!

Bethlehem House Resident Receives Drug Court Award

Bethlehem House Resident Receives Drug Court Award

Bethlehem House resident Shay Brown recently received the Character Achievement award from the Faulkner County Drug Court. The award was presented by Judge Charles E. Clawson, Jr, who oversees the court.  “This is an award given quarterly to drug court participants that show good character qualities both in and out of the program,” said Drug Court Counselor Katy Stark  “The award is given in honor of a past drug court participant that died from leukemia while he was in our program.  He exhibited a positive attitude, even while going through the stress of working a recovery program and going through his illness and diagnosis, so after his passing, we wanted to come up with an award in memory of him.”

My Town Hero: A Sister devotes her life to helping women in need

My Town Hero: A Sister devotes her life to helping women in need

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Every town has a hero with a remarkable story to tell and tonight we introduce you to one in Little Rock.  Tonight's My Town Hero has gone from teaching in the classroom to teaching behind bars, helping women embark on a second chance at life.

Inside a house on Garland Street in Little Rock, healing is taking place and lives are being transformed.

"I'm learning some things about myself that's so amazing. You know my life has a purpose now," said Jeanette Hollister.

My Town Hero: Basketball coach becomes father figure to athletes

My Town Hero: Basketball coach becomes father figure to athletes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Tonight's My Town Hero is a legendary Little Rock basketball coach. He's accomplished some remarkable things on the court over the years, but it's what the Arkansas Sports Hall of Famer is doing off the court that makes him so worthy of being called a Town Hero.

This man needs no introduction. Just take a look at the plaques along his wall, and you'll know right away you're in the presence of greatness. Charles Ripley, Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director at Arkansas Baptist College, wears many hats, but the most significant pertains to meeting the needs of his young athletes.