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News in Crittenden County, Arkansas
Is There A 'Plan B' For Crittenden Regional Hospital?
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:39:29 -0700
With the closing of Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis set for next month, you might think people living in that area would be worried about their future healthcare. But, folks in eastern Arkansas say a plan "B" may be in place.
Judge: Crittenden Regional Hospital To File For Bankruptcy
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:52:07 -0700
The Crittenden County community is already seeing the impacts of closing Crittenden Regional Hospital, including the Emergency Department that closed two days after the hospital closure announcement.
Some highway lanes to be closed over Labor Day
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:03:36 -0700
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is advising that lanes on some interstates and highways will be closed during the coming Labor Day weekend.
ER closure causes longer transport times for ambulances in West Memphis
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:35:26 -0700
Crittenden Ambulance Service Corporation is busy transporting a number of patients across the river following the closing of Crittenden Regional Hospital's emergency room.
Some roadway lanes to be closed during holiday
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:14:17 -0700
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is advising that lanes on some interstates and highways will be closed during the coming Labor Day holiday weekend.
Stench of dead fish in Arkansas lake irks residents
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:01:33 -0700
There’s a smelly situation in Crittenden County, Arkansas, where hundreds of dead fish are floating on a lake. It’s in the middle of a mobile home park, and people say they can’t bear to go outside because of the stench. WREG's Richard Ranson reports.
Crittenden Regional Hospital to close Sept. 7
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:18:16 -0700
Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis will close Sept. 7, despite voters' recent approval of a county sales tax to help keep the doors open. The hospital informed its some 400 employees this morning and also said it would accept no new patients after today. County Judge Woody Wheeless said, "It's a major blow to this community." But he said the hospital had long been struggling and the ...
Hundreds of dead fish floating in Crittenden County lake
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:40:33 -0700
CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. — There’s a smelly situation in Crittenden County, Ark., between Marion and West Memphis, where hundreds of dead fish are floating on a lake. That lake is in the middle of a mobile home park, and people say they can’t bear to go outside because of the stench. “Oh Lord, that smell […]
Marion County Man Convicted For Murdering His Wife
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:40:38 -0700
A Marion County Man faces 40 years in prison for murdering his wife.
AR Crop Value Losses to Floods Top $35M, Soybeans Suffer Most
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:27:57 -0700
Full extent of losses won’t be known until after harvest.