A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM SATURDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN ARKANSAS. COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BAXTER BOONE BRADLEY CALHOUN CLARK CLEBURNE CLEVELAND COLUMBIA CONWAY DALLAS FAULKNER FUKTON GARLAND GRANT HEMPSTEAD HOT SPRING HOWARD INDEPENDENCE IZARD JACKSON JEFFERSON JOHNSO…

After inviting River Valley residents to visit ‘Lights on Linker,’ a musical Christmas light show on Linker Mountain that was held from December 10 - January 1st, organizers state that the show was a huge success as it raised money for a local nonprofit organization, The Russ Bus. ‘Lights on…

Throughout 2019, River Valley Now shared information concerning many breaking news stories that occurred across the River Valley. As 2020 begins, here is a look back at some of the biggest stories we shared with our readers over the past year. To read the stories, click the link below the titles. 

Over the past four days, while outside, a Russellville resident and her husband heard a very pathetic but sweet sounding kitty as if it was in distress. After continuing to hear the cries, the couple looked around their home and in other areas in the neighborhood but were unable to locate it.

The deceased body of a man found Thursday afternoon (December 12, 2019) near Mayflower has been identified as Mark Anthony Teas, 41 of Ozark.  The manner and cause of death is still uncertain as special agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division continue their probe …

Cold air will continue moving into Arkansas today. Temperatures will continue to fall, with much of the state falling into the 30s, and remaining in the 30s through the day.

On Monday, December 9, 2019, law enforcement officers escorted slain Fayetteville Officer Stephen Carr’s body to the State Crime Lab in Little Rock.  Officers left en route to the Arkansas State Crime Lab at 7 a.m. and passed through Pope County on Interstate 40 at approximately 8:45 a.m. as…

A strong cold front will move across Arkansas this afternoon and tonight. While temperatures this afternoon are in the 60s and 70s, over the next 24 hours, readings will drop 30 to 40 degrees in places. Temperatures will likely remain in the 30s across much of central and southeastern Arkans…

The Dardanelle Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. The parade will begin at Merritt Park on Hwy 22, will continue on Union Street, then right on Front Street. The parade will be emceed by River Valley’s own Johnny Story and Drew Brent.

The Russellville Police Department is asking for help with identifying this person. The photos were taken by the Russellville High School surveillance system. If you recognize this person,  please call the Russellville Police Detective Division at (479) 968-3232. Thank you in advance for your help.

The 2019 Russellville Christmas Parade was held on Thursday evening, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Russellville. Known as one of the largest lit parades in Arkansas, countless Pope County residents lined the streets and enjoyed the Russellville Christmas parade. The parade featured flo…

The 2019 Russellville Christmas Parade will be held tonight, Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Russellville. Known as one of the largest lit parades in Arkansas, the Russellville Christmas parade will start at 10th Street, will turn left and travel north on South Arkansas Avenue …

Organizers for the River Valley Prom Fashion Show are looking for SR/JR models from all the schools across the River Valley to model the latest formal wear in the 2020 prom fashion show that is scheduled to be held February 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Dardanelle High School Cafeteria. Intere…