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State park bioarchaeologist to speak at Pulaski Tech

State park bioarchaeologist to speak at Pulaski Tech

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Dr. Melissa Zabecki Havey, a  bioarchaeologist with Parkin Archaeological State Park, will be the guest speaker for the Pulaski Technical College Anthropology Club's meeting on Nov. 16.

The event will be held at the Celebrity Chef Theatre at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute located at 13000 Interstae 30 starting at 7 p.m. 

Dr. Harvey will speak about osteoarchaeology and mortuary archaeology with a link to Egyptology and burial mound archaeology in Arkansas. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, email mkterrell@pulaskitech.edu


114-year-old neighborhood gets free help to clean up streets

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark (KTHV)- The Baring Cross Neighborhood in North Little Rock is getting free help to spruce up their yards and community.

It's a hands-on effort where city departments will organize and work together to clean up 15
to 25
street near Pike Avenue.

The city agencies will be in the community from Monday, Nov. 2nd to Friday, Nov. 6. One of the purposes of the event is to remind residents and landlords of the services their City Hall provides.

NLR water main break may put a damper on your morning


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A water main break in North Little Rock may put a damper on your morning.

According to North Little Rock Dispatch, the break happened near the intersection of 36th Street and Marion Street, but they were not able to release any more information.

Central Arkansas Water was not immediately available for comment.

NLR middle school students honored for good deed

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A group of middle schoolers in North Little Rock was caught in the act doing something positive for their community.

Their random act of kindness didn't going unnoticed, gaining the attention of the city's mayor. It happened on the morning of Friday, October 16, Dan Giusti, a sanitation supervisor with the city of North Little Rock, was making his rounds in the area of West 33rd Street and Gum Street when he saw something that made him take a second glance. It was an older man and group of kids picking up trash in a vacant lot.

"I said, 'these kids with you?' and he said 'no they were just waiting for the bus and saw me down here doing it and decided to give me a hand,'" said Giusti.

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. - (Oct. 29, 2015 – With recent flash news alerts regarding missing children, teens, and others alike throughout the state, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office decided to issue a reminder to all parents regarding the indentification of their children. 

Major Lafayette Woods, Jr. issued the following statement on Thursday:

When a child or someone you know is reported missing, emotions become raw, which can hinder the ability of parents or love ones to make rational decisions. Yet, their actions and the actions of law enforcement in the first 48 hours are critical to the safe recovery of a missing. Knowing what you can do, what others can do, and where to go for help will not only expedite the search and recovery of your child or love one, it also will help to ease the emotional and financial burden of the search.

Jacksonville PD breaking policy for cancer awareness

Jacksonville PD breaking policy for cancer awareness

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Jacksonville Police Department is bending some of the rules in November to raise awareness for cancer. 

Some of the officers with the department will be taking part in "No Shave November." For the entire month of November, Chief Boyd is allowing participating Jacksonville officers to let their facial hair grow. 

Those involved will also be donating $20 towards the Susan G. Komen organization, all of it on behalf of their fellow officer and survivor School Resource Officer Jennifer Corben. 

NLRPD issues BOLO for armed robbery suspects

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The North Little Rock Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for two suspects that robbed a Superstop gas station by gunpoint.

The two pictured individuals reportedly entered the gas station located at 4414 East Broadway and demanded money. One of the suspects was armed with what appeared to be a small handgun and the other with an unknown type of assault rifle.

Police found after watching the surveillance footage, that the suspect holding the assault rifle had the weapon either in his pants or under his hoodie when he entered the business. The footage also showed that the two suspects handed the clerk with what appeared to be a gray and green backpack for the clerk to put the money in.

The suspects left the scene on foot, traveling down Boyer from Broadway.