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'Ink Master' stars attend local watch party


Arkansas is growing more "Natural State" celebrities.

In June, THV11 did a story about two local award-winning tattoo artists gearing up to take the stage on Spike's Ink Master.


Tonight, the duo made up of Matt O'Baugh and Katie McGowan attended an Ink Master watch party at Stickyz Rock n' Roll Chicken Shack in downtown Little Rock.

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A defense contract that makes lives

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- At a factory in Southwest Little Rock, the machines go all out all day.

The stop button is hardly ever used. If you're making 23 different styles of notebooks for the military, t-shirts for the Army, Navy, and Coast Guard. Bandoliers for carrying ammo. You've got to keep it moving.

If you work here you have to be versatile, willing to learn different skills.

And if you work here, you have to be blind or visually impaired.

It's the Lighthouse for the Blind. Now celebrating it's 75th year of business success and fulfillment of those who look to contribute to society.

James Walker who has been with them 33 years says it best.

"It's a great living. I love the job you know, and I'm just glad to be out here as long as I have."

Heather Hoffman has been working here six years and loves helping the military.

Franklin Elementary replacement playground fund started

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 3, 2015) – On Friday, July 31, an act of vandalism and arson destroyed the playground equipment at Franklin Elementary.

The Fair Park Residents Association has announced the launching of a GoFundMe drive to help replace the lost children's playground equipment. The money received will go to help Franklin Elementary replace the ruined equipment.


New Little Rock restaurant bringing in 120 jobs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 3, 2015) – Del Frisco's Grille, a Dallas-based restaurant coming to The Promenade, is now hiring.

The restaurant is looking for 120 charismatic, hard-working staff members for the new Little Rock location scheduled to open this September.

Available positions include servers, bartender, food runners, host/hostess, bussers, dishwasher, butcher, as well as line, prep and broiler cooks.

"We are thrilled to call Little Rock our new home and look forward to offering Central Arkansans a stylish and fun dining experience," said Mark Smith, general manager of Del Frisco's Grille Little Rock. "We're looking to hire a vibrant staff that can bring the unparalleled service that Del Frisco's Grille is known for to our guests."

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Baby chimpanzee at LR Zoo officially named

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 3, 2015) – The votes are in, the results have been tabulated and the Little Rock Zoo is proud to announce that the name of its new baby chimpanzee is Jumoke (pronounced joo MOH keh).

A total of 1,401 votes were cast in an online poll collected at the Little Rock Zoo's website. Jumoke received 42 percent of the vote with 584 votes. Kibale received 36 percent of the vote with 504 percent and Kgosi received 22 percent with 313 votes.

The public was asked to participate in an online poll posted after the July 18 birth of its new baby chimpanzee to chimp Mahale (pronounced ma HAH lay). Keepers selected three possible choices from which the public would be asked to choose:

Jumoke – Swahili for "everyone loves the child"

Registration process begins for LRSD

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - It's time for Little Rock School District students to register for the upcoming school year.

On Monday until 7 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., students can complete the registration process.

If you have an assignment letter, you can check in at your child's school. If not, go to the Student Registration Office on Sherman Street to register.

The first day of school is August 17.

Fall sports league registration

Fall sports league registration

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - Jacksonville Parks & Recreation fall sports leagues registration is now open. 

The deadline for Adult Softball is August 27. Co-ed Volleyball & Flag Football deadline is August 28. League games begin early September.

Coaches meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 27 at the Jacksonville Community Center.

For more information contact Megan at 982-4171 or email mhandy@cityofjacksonville.net