SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager was killed in northwest Arkansas last night when storm debris crashed into his car. A preliminary report says a street sign that was uprooted by high winds landed on top of Austin Deere's car. The Storm Prediction Center says a wind gust of 69 miles per hour was recorded at the time of the accident.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Governor Mike Beebe says Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner should resign after she allegedly took cash from a broker who managed state funds. Shoffner said she doesn't intend to resign. Federal prosecutors say Shoffner accepted $12,000 a year from a broker who would sometimes deliver cash in a pie box.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in Texarkana are searching for a 300-pound statue of a razorback that was swiped from a couple's fenced backyard. Charla and Stephen Harris reported the missing hog statue Saturday. Charla Harris says it took four people to drag the statue into the backyard when the Harrises purchased it.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Two museums in downtown Little Rock are lowering their admission rates during this year's Riverfest. The Clinton Presidential Center and the Museum of Discovery are offering $5 admission for the festival over Memorial Day weekend. Riverfest draws about 250,000 people to downtown Little Rock each year.
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