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Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

The following is a list of yard sale locations in the central Arkansas area:

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All yard sales have passed.

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Having a yard/rummage/garage sale? We want to help!

Send the following to information to mytown@thv11.com, and we’ll post it for free! ***We will need at least two days notice on all posts!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Items you’ll be selling

Once sale information starts coming in, we’ll share the details with your community on THV11 in My Town, and keep the pages running until yard sale season is over.

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Hospital reports increase in snake bites

Hospital reports increase in snake bites

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV)- Doctors and nurses at Arkansas Children's Hospital are reporting a 50 percent increase in snake bites this summer.

Children's Hospital typically sees 20 to 25 snake bites a year, but already this year they've treated 30 cases. Donna Parnell-Beasley is the trauma coordinator at Arkansas Children's Hospital, and she says they're not really sure about the uptick, but wants parents to be aware.

"Children may have been outside playing more than when it's really, really hot."

Parnell-Beasley says 2014 is shaping up to be the summer of snakes

"The majority of the injuries we've seen this summer have been on feet where children step down next to a snake and a snake bites them."

2014 Water Carnival Coloring Contest is one week away

2014 Water Carnival Coloring Contest is one week away

BATESVILLE, Ark. (BCOC) - Local elementary schools will participate in the 2014 White River Water Carnival Coloring Contest.  Each elementary school student will receive a coloring sheet to take home and color.  We are asking our local businesses to be display locations and exchange colored sheets for tokens.  On Saturday, September 13th, the tokens can be redeemed for a FREE carnival ride during the White River Water Carnival.  If you would like for your business to be a display location, please contact Allison Phelps at (870) 793-2378 or Allison.phelps@mybatesville.org for details.  Display locations will be printed on the coloring sheets on Thursday, August 21st. 

(Source: Batesville Chamber of Commerce)

Commission approves waterfowl season dates

Commission approves waterfowl season dates


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AGFC) – For the 18th consecutive year, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved a 60-day hunting season for waterfowl. The vote came today during the Commission's monthly meeting.

AGFC Waterfowl Program Coordinator Luke Naylor presented the Commission with the late migratory season proposals. "Habitat conditions were improved or similar to last year in many areas due to average or above-average annual precipitation," Naylor explained. "Continued wet conditions appear to be driving continued good habitat" he added.

Naylor noted that total duck population estimates of breeding waterfowl in the U.S. and Canada were the highest on record. "The total duck population estimate is 49.2 million ducks. That's an 8 percent increase from 2013 and 43 percent above the long-term average," Naylor said.

Special meeting on Southside to be held at UACCB

Special meeting on Southside to be held at UACCB

BATESVILLE, Ark. (BATESVILLE) - The City of Batesville announces that in order to provide more comfortable accommodations for the expected large turnout of citizens concerning the proposed annexation south of the river, a special meeting of the Batesville City Council to consider the proposed annexation ordinance will be held on MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014 at 5:30 PM in INDEPENDENCE HALL on the UACCB campus.

(Source: City of Batesville)

Happy Birthday to Mrs. Honey!

Happy Birthday to Mrs. Honey!

THV 11 is wishing a very happy birthday to Sarah “Mrs. Honey” Davenport!

Davenport will turn 100 on August 21 and has had the pleasure of seeing 5 generations of her family.

This birthday announcement was sent in by Davenport’s granddaughter, Kianna Austin.

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