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17-year-old dies after crashing car into home

17-year-old dies after crashing car into home

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A 17-year-old female died early Thursday morning after crashing her vehicle into a home located near Northshore Drive Wednesday night. 

The Benton Police Department responded to an accident around 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. According to reports, the girl driving the car was traveling west on Northshore Drive, when the vehicle veered off the roadway and crashed into the rear end of a home on Jasmine Drive. 

The girl was quickly transported via med flight to a hospital in Little Rock. At around 3 a.m., police received word that the girl had succumbed to her injuries and passed away.

This incident is still under investigation. Stay with THV11 for more updates. 

 

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JCPenny deals for tax-free weekend

JCPenny deals for tax-free weekend

UNDATED, Ark. (KTHV) - One option to take advantage of for some back-to-school shopping and during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year could be your local JCPenney store . From denim and school uniforms to dorm gear and backpacks, JCPenney is a one-stop shopping destination for all their back-to-school needs. For a limited time, kids will receive $10 haircuts at jcp salons [Valid July 15 – Aug. 31, while appointments last] and $29.99 eyeglasses at all JCPenney optical stores [Valid July 5 – Sept. 15]. 

WHEN:

July 17 - 18 – Tax holiday

*Extended store hours*

WHERE:

Local JCPenney stores. (Go to jcpenney.com and click on “find a store” for nearest location.)

Shoppers and stores prepare for tax-free weekend


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)-- According to the National Retail Federation, spending on school supplies has increased 42 percent over the last 10 years.

Growth like that means this is a big time of year, b
ut this weekend, you can save a little on those big purchases.

Stores like The Toggery are going to see big crowds, and t
hat's because a tax exempt item many want: school uniforms.

Pine Bluff couple celebrates 76 years of marriage

Pine Bluff couple celebrates 76 years of marriage

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) -Mr. Cleovis, 94, and Mrs. Arwilda Whiteside, 89, will be celebrating their 76th wedding anniversary Friday, July 24. 

"If you put God first, you can make it through all kinds of problems," said Mrs. Arwilda Whiteside. 

The couple has 12 children, six girls and six boys. According to neighbors, they are a sweet older couple spreading the news of their anniversary as a way to spread hope. The pair wants to show the public that marriage is a blessing. 

 

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Pine Bluff couple celebrates 76 years of marriage

Pine Bluff couple celebrates 76 years of marriage

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) -Mr. Cleovis, 94, and Mrs. Arwilda Whiteside, 89, will be celebrating their 76th wedding anniversary Friday, July 24. 

"If you put God first, you can make it through all kinds of problems," said Mrs. Arwilda Whiteside. 

The couple has 12 children, six girls and six boys. According to neighbors, they are a sweet older couple spreading the news of their anniversary as a way to spread hope. The pair wants to show the public that marriage is a blessing. 

 

Garage Sale

Garage Sale

Moving Garage Sale

Location: 19 Plantations Acres in Little Rock

Date: Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 

Time: 7 a.m. till 12 p.m.

Sale includes chairs, rugs, lamps, modern home decorations, Christmas tree and decorations. 

Culture of TB breaks at Ark. hospital lab, precautions being taken


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A culture of tuberculosis is said to have broken at the CHI St. Vincent Infirmary lab on Tuesday.

Officials say they took immediate precautions and steps to determine if patients, visitors or staff were at risk.

The hospital also contacted the state's department of health. At this time, they believe everyone is safe.

Jeffrey Slatton with CHI St. Vincent released the following statement on Tuesday:

"CHI St. Vincent took immediate precautions after a culture of TB broke in our lab. Appropriate steps were taken to determine if patients, visitors or staff were at risk. We then took additional precautions and contacted the Arkansas Department of Health. Safety is our top priority and our procedures were followed to ensure everyone was protected."

More details will be released as they become available.