Area still digging out from winter storm

One day after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow and ice across Eastern Arkansas, traffic was inching across area roadways as things began moving back toward normal with many area businesses re-opening.

Storm drops snow across most of state

For the second straight year, the first week of March has left St. Francis County and much of Eastern Arkansas covered in a layer of winter precipitation after a storm system dropped at least a half a foot of snow and ice in many locations across the area.

Another suspect in Joplin murder is nolle prosequi

Capital murder charges against a Forrest City man accused of being involved in the 2010 murder of 56-year-old Arthur Joplin have been nolle prosequi due to a lack of evidence, according to First Judicial District Prosecutor Fletcher Long.