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Pulaski Tech extends fall enrollment deadline

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Pulaski Technical College has extended the registration for the fall semester an extra four days to Thursday, Aug. 13.

Classes start Monday,Aug. 17.

Students can register in person at the Main Campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock or at the Little Rock-South site at 13000 Interstate 30 in Little Rock. The hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Offices stay open until 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Main Campus and until 6 p.m Thursday at Little Rock-South.

Students who have never attended any college must meet minimum reading scores on the ACT or COMPASS assessment.  The COMPASS will be administered on a walk-in basis on these dates prior to the deadline:

Monday, Aug. 10: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Campus and Little Rock-South

Tuesday, Aug. 11: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Main Campus

Wednesday, Aug. 12: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Main Campus

Thursday, Aug. 13: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Little Rock-South

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Police: North Little Rock woman points gun at police forcing them to fire

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - North little Rock police are investigating an officer-involved shooting.

At approximatley 3:52 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, officers responded to a suicidal female on the 4000 block of Schaer.

When officers arrived on the scene, the woman was outside of the reisdence with a gun to her chest. Negotiators with the North Little Rock Police Department attempted for 45 minutes to calm the female down, but she did not comply.


CAW schedules highway closure on MacArthur Drive in NLR


Central Arkansas Water (CAW) will close the MacArthur Drive (Hwy. 365) bridge over the railroad tracks on Sunday, August 9. The highway closure is necessary to facilitate water line relocations required by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's (AHTD) planned bridge replacement project.

To provide a safe work environment and to minimize traffic impacts, work will be performed on Sunday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be detoured utilizing W. Military Drive and Charles H. Boyer Drive (see location map attached).

For more information about the street closure, drivers and utility customers should call the CAW Distribution Dispatch Center at (501) 377-1239.

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

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North Little Rock Police Department is hiring

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The North Little Rock Police Department is currently accepting applications for an entry level police officer.

Starting salary for an entry level police officer is $34,827 yearly or $2,902.25 a month.

You can pick up and drop off your application at the police/fire training center at 2400 Willow Street in North Little Rock. To have an application mailed or emailed to you, email recruiter@nlrpolice.org. The deadline for applications is no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2015.

If your application is approved, written examinations will be held on August 28 at 8:30 a.m. and August 29 at 8 a.m.

For more information on the job and about the North Little Rock Police Department, visit their website.

Little Rock Fire Department to offer free CPR class

Little Rock Fire Department to offer free CPR class

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 31, 2015) – The Little Rock Fire Department is introducing an initiative to teach residents basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for use in emergency situations

The “Put Me in Chief” program will hold a free CPR class from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Little Rock Fire Training Facility at 7000 Murray St. The class includes a demonstration on how to provide primary emergency response in the event of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

Data provided by the American Heart Association show that roughly 70 percent of Americans feel helpless during a cardiac emergency because they either don’t know how to administer CPR or their training has lapsed. Additionally, some people are afraid they will hurt the individual in distress if they try to administer CPR. 

Why am I seeing discolored water in some NLR, Sherwood areas?

Why am I seeing discolored water in some NLR, Sherwood areas?

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Central Arkansas Water released the following information regarding discolored water in areas of North Little Rock and Sherwood: