Archives for July 2014

Arkansas Native Missing from His Home in Georgia, Information Sought

Friends and family in the Arkansas River Valley area are asking for the public’s help in finding 22-year-old John Wood, Jr (photos above), who was last seen at his home in Calhoun, Georgia, as he was preparing to move to be closer to his father near Jonesboro in Northeast Arkansas. Wood is 5-feet 9-inches tall, […]

Arkansas Severe Weather Outlook for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Rain will increase from west to east across Arkansas today and tonight…and John Robinson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service office at Little Rock says some thunderstorms will occur, especially from later tonight into the day Thursday, although chances for severe storms are rather low. The main focus will be on the threat […]

Yell County Sheriff says Bodies of Father-Son Reported Missing on Friday Have Been Found

Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey reports that searchers have found the bodies of a man and baby reported missing since last week.  Gilkey says the body of 10-month-old Harper Floyd was found at around 1:30 this (Tuesday) afternoon, and that the body of the child’s father, 33-year-old Brian Floyd was found around an hour later […]

Cool Weather on the Way, Storms Possible, Mainly in the South, but Severe Weather, Unlikely

The National Weather Service says a cold front over south central Arkansas will continue to push south and into northern Louisiana this morning. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible over the south until the front finally clears but severe weather is not anticipated at this time. Cooler and drier air will slowly overspread […]

Yell County Sheriff’s Office Releases New Information Concerning Missing Man and Baby

The Yell County Sheriff’s Department released, on Sunday evening, new information regarding the search for a missing man and 10 month old, and also the photo of a vehicle currently being sought.  The department is currently working with the FBI, Arkansas State Police, US Forest Service, and multiple surrounding agencies attempting to locate the missing […]

Arkansas’ Severe Weather Outlook for Sunday, July 27, 2014

A cold front will bring some thunderstorms to Arkansas later today. John Robinson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Little Rock says we could see a few severe thunderstorms from the middle of this afternoon through the middle of the evening. Best chances will be from central into northeast and east […]

Yell County Sheriff’s Department Asks Help in Finding Missing Man and Baby

The Yell County Sheriff’s Department has issued the following Missing Persons report to the public.  Brian Alan Floyd, a white male, age 33, 5-feet 9-inches tall, and Harper Alexander Floyd, Age 10 months, were both last seen in the Ouachita Mountains area south of Blue Mountain Lake. The two were reported to have broken down […]