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'Laugh in Peace' comedy show moved to Robinson

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Laugh in Peace comedy performance in Little Rock has been moved from the Clinton School of Public Service to the Robinson Center downtown.

The Clinton School said the Monday night performance was moved because of intense demand for seats.

The Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour stars a rabbi, a Muslim comic and a Christian clergywoman. Its purpose is to interfaith action, multiculturalism and peace through the appeal of laughter.

Doors at the Travis Exhibition Hall at the Robinson Center open at 5:30 p.m., with the performance to start at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

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Husband arrested for wife's murder in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The husband of a woman found shot to death is now facing first degree murder charges.

Police believe Deshaun Scott shot and killed his wife Lacrisha Foot.

Little Rock police say they found Foot when a woman called authorities early Saturday morning after seeing a body lying in the road on Katherine Street, which is about a mile from the UALR campus.

Lightning strikes a Little Rock church

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The heavy storms that swept through the area Sunday evening damaged a church in downtown Little Rock.

Firefighters responded to a lightning strike at Quapaw Methodist Church, located at the corner of 17th and Main Streets.

The only noticeable damage was to a few bricks on the building.
Dominique Simmons was the only person inside the church when the lightning struck. She hear a loud explosion and then realized it must have hit something nearby.

"I looked outside and I thought it had hit the tree that was very close to my windows, and I didn't see any smoke or damage so I thought the best thing to do was to turn out the lights and leave," Simmons said.

When Simmons walked outside, an on-duty officer approached her and informed her of the lightening strike. The officer said debris flew into neighbors' yards.

Fire crews inspected the area, but did not see any signs of fire.

Arkansas Children's Hospital honors patients chosen as Holiday Card Artists

Little Rock, Ark. (KTHV) - Arkansas Children's Hospital announced the patients whose art has been chosen for this year's Holiday Card Project. 

The Holiday Card Project is a annual fundraising project of the ACH Auziliary. All proceeds from the sales of the cards go to benefit the hospital. Six children were recognized at the reception.

The artists chosen are as followed: Munire Dagtas-15 from Little Rock, Nicholas Kifer-8 from Jonesboro, Samuel Moutos-9 from Little Rock, Audrey Ngo-6 from Fort Smith, Sophie Reynolds-9 from Little Rock, and Camden Tucker-8 from Rogers. The Holiday cards are currently on sale along with a card designed by featured artist Janice Lohstoeter Hutchinson.

Local Church honors Veterans

Little Rock, Ark. (KTHV) - The First United Methodist Church honored Veterans today in its first ever Veterans Day Service.

The Honor Guard attended the service and did a Presentation of Colors while two trumpet players entertained the audience by preforming "taps".

The service was organized by Church volunteer Katherine Barlow. The service included flags for family members and the church plans to create a plaque for their fallen loved ones. 

Marking graves of soldiers with flags

LITTLE ROCK Ark. (KTHV)--A Labor of Love, that's how one person describes spending hours upon hours walking in a cemetery looking for veterans' stones, so she can put a flag on.

Honoring our veterans is something many do, but Bobbie Highfill took it to a whole new level. She spent that past eight months checking 22,000 graves just to see which one belonged to a soldier. So far she's identified more than 950.  With the help of high school students, she completed her goal and put an American flag on stones throughout the cemetery.

AIDS walk at Murray Park

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) Organizers of the Arkansas AIDS Foundation organized "Celebration of Life" at Murray Park on Saturday.

It's the tenth annual Arkansas AIDS Walk. Organizer says it's important that those living with AIDS know they're still a part of the community and that help is available. 

"It helps them out with getting their medical care medicine foods dentistry," says Portia Cheatham with the Arkansas AIDS Foundation.

The event serves as an opportunity for the community to assist those living with the disease.