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Benton PD needs help locating runaway teen

Benton PD needs help locating runaway teen

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old who ran away from his home Thursday, April 23.

Christopher Bennett left his home Thursday, and according to reports, has not been seen from his parents since. 

Bennett is described as being a white male standing at approximately 5'6" tall and weighing at around 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to still be in the central Arkansas area. 

Police stated that any person who knowingly harbors a runaway could face charges. 

Anyone with information about Bennett's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1171 or (501) 315-TIPS.

 

Little Rock Fashion Week looking for aspiring models

Little Rock Fashion Week looking for aspiring models

By: Destiny Esaw

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week is hosting its annual Model Search. Come ready, dressed and impress this year’s LRFW judges.

Judges include:

  • Marlisa Goldsmith, KTHV 11 morning anchor
  • Chevette Durham, owner of Bouncing Kidz Boutique
  • Karia Daniel, licensed cosmetology instructor and loctician
  • L.A. Rose, owner of Hollywood Beauty & Style and Deco Rose Couture Custom Fashions
  • Omar Rosas, Salon Karizma hairstylist
  • Rance Golden Jr., creator of Total Rance Live and audio engineer of KARK NBC 4 and KLRT FOX 16

“I’m always excited about the annual model search to discover new talent and see familiar faces” says Brandon D. Campbell, creator and executive producer of LRFW. “LRFW is the best platform for those models who dream of being the next Naomi Campbell, or the next Tyson Beckford to be discovered or to take their modeling careers to the next plateau.”

Kites to be let loose in Little Rock

Kites to be let loose in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Let your spring kite fly at the 2015 Kite Festival Sunday. 

On April 26, near the Radha Madhave Temple at 9301 Frazier Pike, crowds will gather to release their kites for all to see. 

The event will start at 11 a.m. and will last until 6 p.m. They will be selling kites and firkis at the event, in case you don't have one. There will also be snacks available at a first come first serve basis. 

Drinking and smoking is prohibited at the festival. 

For more information on the Kite Festival, email KITEFESTIVALLR@gmail.com

NLRPD hosting car seat safety event


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (NLRPD) – A recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics indicates as many as 93 percent of parents make at least one mistake while buckling their child into a car seat.

On Saturday, April 25, the North Little Rock Police Department will help parents be confident in their car seat usage when they host a Car Seat Check event at McCain Mall from 8am – 1pm. During the Car Seat Check event at McCain Mall, North Little Rock Police Officers who are certified technicians will be on hand to check the size, fit, and installation of every car seat, and answer parents' questions regarding proper usage.

NLR High School begins licensing logos


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV) - Logos are one of the most prized symbols of a high school brand. Now, North Little Rock High School wants more control of their Charging Wildcat logo.

Collegiate and professional sports teams have been licensing their brand for years, but now Brian Brown, director of purchasing for the district, says they want to do the same.

"We wanted to protect our brand. Make sure only official marks are used. We wanted to police the commerce of items that have our protected brands on there."

Brown says they wanted to create a revenue stream that would benefit students and teachers.

The licensing will cost $200 for vendors and a 15 percent royalty on each item sold.

But the district's decision is not sitting well with many vendors like Jason Johns who sells North Little Rock merchandise.

Little Rock hosts "Operation Drug Take Back" in multiple locations

Little Rock hosts "Operation Drug Take Back" in multiple locations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Have any unused or expired drugs?

On Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., there will be several locations in Little Rock collecting and properly disposing of unused or unwanted drugs. 

Some of the locations include:

  • Little Rock Police Department at 700 W. Markham
  • Arkansas Children's Hospital at #1 Children's Way
  • Remedy Drugs at 8511 West Markham
  • Walgreens at Cantrell and Taylor Loop

The Little Rock Police Department will also be offering free food and entertainment at their event. They encourage anyone with expired prescriptions or even over-the-counter drugs to bring them to one of the listed drop-off points.

For more information about this campaign, visit www.artakeback.org

 

Moving sale off Kingsrow Drive Saturday

Moving sale off Kingsrow Drive Saturday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A moving sale is being held Saturday, April 25 at 230 Kingsrow Dr. in Little Rock, Ark. 

The moving sale will begin at 8 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m.

Some things being sold at the moving sale include:

  • antique dining room table and hutch
  • work bench
  • antique dressing table
  • metal cabinet