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Back-to-School "Splash"

Back-to-School "Splash"

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - Jacksonville Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a Back to School “Splash” at Splash Zone on Friday, August 21 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Families are invited to slip, slide and dive into the night at the last bash of the summer.

Admission is $5 at the door, slides are free. Enter for a chance to win a backpack filled with school supplies.

Must be 48 inches or taller to ride the slides. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Concession will be available. The event will be handicap accessible. In the event that it rains the day of the party, the event will be held at the Jacksonville Community Center.

Splash Zone is located at 201 Martin Street, Jacksonville, 72076.

Call (501) 982-SWIM (7946) for more information.

An Evening with Dianne Reeves

An Evening with Dianne Reeves

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Join the Friends of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center for this year's installment of "An Evening with..." featuring Grammy award winner and jazz legend Dianne Reeves. 

Make plans to enjoy a wonderful evening of jazz as Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers will open the show. 

Please note all online tickets must be converted to real paper tickets at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center prior to the start of the performance.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to support the educational and outreach programs of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

A Recap of LRFW 7

By: Tabitha Cooke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark - Not even a nearly record-breaking hot day could prevent the excitement around the show and entertainment behind the outdoor event on the 4th block of Main Street in downtown Little Rock at the Big Night.

Little Rock’s very own native and TV news personality, Keristen Holmes, returned home to host Big Night, presenting returning designers and new designers as they showcased their clothing lines while models strutted in the designer’s collection on the runway at the seventh annual Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW).

NLR urges action as murder rate climbs


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A double homicide in North Little Rock on Monday afternoon raised the city's homicide total to 12 for the year. In eight months, that's already surpassed last year's total of 10.

The community has come together saying something needs to happen now.

"Stop. Put them guns down," said mother Joan Winston. "Put them down."

Winston lost her son Tupac Monday in the double homicide on 18th and Pike. He and the gunman both fatally shot each other.

Debate over Park Hill columbarium being built


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Homeowners of the Historic Park Hill neighborhood do not want a property owner to build commercially on Skyline Drive.

On Tuesday night, the North Little Rock City Planning Commission voted 6-0 to not to allow the builder Andrew Darr to build a columbarium, which is a memorial structure to store human ashes after cremation.

This vote though, may not be the end of the debate.

"We have a lot of great neighbors that show up at every meeting and care about the future of our neighborhood," said Stacy Hamilton, the secretary of the Park Hill Neighborhood Association.

Historic Park Hill is coming together to keep their neighborhood residential - only.

"I have not had one person tell me of any support," said Hamilton.

Intruder tries to sexually assault a NLR 19-year-old


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)- A North Little Rock family says they will have trouble sleeping Friday night after a man came into their home and tried to sexually assault their 19-year-old daughter.

THV11 is protecting the family's identity because of the sensitive nature of the crime.

The family lives on the 1600 block of Nannette Street. The mother says her daughter is now scared to sleep alone.

The homeowner stated that the intruder went into the 19-year-old's room early Thursday morning and made a sexual advance toward her. The man escaped before anyone got a good look at him.

North Little Rock police explained that in situations like these, they encourage people to make as much noise as possible when being attacked. They also urge people to try to get as many details of the suspect as possible, so that information can be passed on to police.


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.

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