The chief of enforcement for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says there's no sign that a wildlife officer and the Scott County sheriff violated regulations when they tried to rescue two women during a flash flood May 31.
Game officer Joel Campora, Sheriff Cody Carpenter and the two women died, along with a fifth person, after the Fourche LaFave River surged after heavy rains fell near Y City.
Hot Spring County authorities say a man is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot by a deputy sheriff.
Authorities told KATV that the deputy was one of several officers investigating reports of a man with a gun outside a small store in Lono about 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say the man raised a weapon toward one of the deputies and was shot by another deputy.
The man was flown to a Hot Springs hospital where he was listed in stable condition Sunday. The names of the deputy and the man have not been released.
In advance of a CD release party later that evening, Amy Garland joined Flap Jones live on Not Necessarily Nashville to play a few songs and talk about her music. Also joining Amy at KUAR to play guitar was Nick Devlin .
The new CD Hang A Light came out this month, and its release was marked with a performance at the Whitewater Tavern in Little Rock.
You can listen to excerpts of that week's program above.
Police in Jonesboro say a woman fought off an attempt to kidnap her in a mall parking lot and that a suspect has been arrested.
Sgt. Lyle Waterworth told reporters that the 29-year-old woman was returning to her car behind the mall on Thursday when a man grabbed her and tried to force her into a van. Waterworth says the woman broke free from the man and ran - but he caught her before she was able to escape a second time and run back into The Mall at Turtle Creek.