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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 mytown@thv11.com, include your birthday/anniversary message and a photo of the person. Include Birthdays and Anniversaries in the email subject line. Our web producers will publish it to appear on our site. You can then share the link with anyone you would like!

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 mytown@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.

Faculty to be inducted into Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame

Faculty to be inducted into Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame

During an event to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, the president of the Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation announced that two UALR faculty would be inducted into the Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame this summer.

Tom Richeson, associate professor of music and jazz studies coordinator and Joe Vick, instructor of music in string bass and electric bass will be honored along with six others at the induction celebration at 8 p.m. Monday, June 16, at The Afterthought in Little Rock.

AJHF President James Thomson revealed the names of the inductees during a panel discussion, “Reminiscences and Reflections by Jazz Historians and Performers of Arkansas,” held earlier this month at at the Laman Library System Argenta Branch library in North Little Rock... Read More

State economic statistics reviewed

State economic statistics reviewed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - When reviewing socio-economic status statistics in the state, officials have said that Arkansas overall has some work to do.

Michael Pakko Ph. D., a UALR economist, said that the state as a whole only makes 81 percent of the national per capita income average, but Pulaski County is higher than the national average.

Homicide Diary: death on the streets of Little Rock, in the words of those who carry on

Homicide Diary: death on the streets of Little Rock, in the words of those who carry on

A history of violence.
by David Koon

As much as it might feel that we're drifting further and further apart these days, the truth is that we are all still tied to each other. You know people. You are related to them, or work with them, or go to school with them. Those connections lead to other connections, and thus we wind up all connected, whether we know it or not.

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Update: Charges dropped against former-LR officer in shooting

Update: Charges dropped against former-LR officer in shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP/KTHV) - A judge has dismissed manslaughter charges filed against a Little Rock police officer who was set to go to trial for the third time in the shooting death of a teenager.

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen granted the prosecutors' request Monday to drop charges against Josh Hastings. In a motion, the prosecution said it made the request "based on its good faith belief that it cannot obtain a conviction" against Hastings.

Students to showcase potential cancer treatment in Walmart competition

Students to showcase potential cancer treatment in Walmart competition

Six University of Arkansas at Little Rock students will soon present their business plan to Walmart executives, suppliers, and environmental organizations for a technology that may improve survivability in diagnosed breast cancer patients.

UALR senior and team captain Meri Calderon will be joined by her colleagues, Carlos Sepulveda, Saad Azaam, Jarques Smith, and Kolton Kulis, as well as post-baccalaureate student Max Deaton, during the Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge.

The final competition will be held Thursday, April 10, in Bentonville, and provides a way for students to transform their idea for a sustainable product or business solution into reality. The teams are vying for a grand prize of $20,000... Read More