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Vilonia students reuniting tornado victims with lost photos

Vilonia students reuniting tornado victims with lost photosThe history of Vilonia is slowly coming into focus, one snapshot, one portrait at a time.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Fundraising/Donation Events for Tornado Victims

Fundraising/Donation Events for Tornado VictimsTo help raise money and collect donated items for the victims of Arkansas' deadly and damaging tornado that struck Sunday, some events are being planned.
  • Local
  • 10 months ago
News

$96,000 to help remove 2014 tornado debris in Arkansas

$96,000 to help remove 2014 tornado debris in ArkansasThe U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide $96,000 to help remove debris in Arkansas left in the wake of a tornado last year.
  • News
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

Tornados and Sirens push back tryouts

Tornados and Sirens push back tryoutsSemi-pro football team pushes back tryouts
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Vilonia making plans for the future

Vilonia making plans for the futureNearly 10 months after their city was destroyed by a tornado, Vilonia is still showing their resilience as they make plans for the future.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

FEMA head: Rebuild wisely after disasters

FEMA head: Rebuild wisely after disastersCoordination between FEMA and other federal agencies is sometimes lacking
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Policy and Politics

FEMA head: Rebuild wisely after disasters

FEMA head: Rebuild wisely after disastersThe hundreds of billions Florida would have to spend dealing with a massive hurricane on the scale of 1992’s Hurricane Andrew would dwarf the costs linked to Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, the nation’s top emergency management official told House lawmakers...
  • Policy and Politics
  • 1 month ago
Local

Muslims and Jews help rebuild tornado-stricken towns

Muslims and Jews help rebuild tornado-stricken townsIn three months it will be exactly one year since 16 people were lost to one of Arkansas' deadliest tornadoes.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Opinion

Editorial: Time to review, look ahead a little

Editorial: Time to review, look ahead a littleIt’s a good opportunity for self-reflection
  • Opinion
  • 2 months ago
Local

11-year-old collects toys for tornado survivors

11-year-old collects toys for tornado survivorsAn 11-year-old from Chicago organizes toy drive for Arkansas tornado survivors
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

$11,000 donation for Vilonia and Mayflower

$11,000 donation for Vilonia and MayflowerThis past summer, THV11's Ed Buckner, Tom Brannon and Sarah Fortner camped out at Kroger stores across Central Arkansas programming Midland NOAA weather radios for THV11 viewers.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Faulkner County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady County

Faulkner County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady CountyNational Weather Service officials have recognized Faulkner County as a StormReady® county.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Trending

Top 2014 Google Searches in Little Rock: 'Meditating', 'Twerking'

Top 2014 Google Searches in Little Rock: 'Meditating', 'Twerking'Here's a look at the top Google searches made by Little Rockians in 2014:
  • Trending
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Faulkner County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady County

Faulkner County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady CountyNational Weather Service officials have recognized Faulkner County as a StormReady® county.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Honor for airman killed in April's tornado

Honor for airman killed in April's tornadoA mother who lost her son in April's tornado continues to see just how many lives he touched. On Saturday, a portion of a street at the Little Rock Air Force Base will be renamed after Master Sergeant Dan Wassom.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

'What's for Dinner' opens in Vilonia

'What's for Dinner' opens in ViloniaA brand new business held its grand opening on Monday in Vilonia.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Vilonia primary school hosting blood drive

Vilonia primary school hosting blood driveMonths after getting hit hard by a deadly tornado, middle school students in Vilonia are trying to give back after the help the received.
  • Local
  • 4 months ago
Local

Wife of marine who died in Arkansas storms released from hospital

Wife of marine who died in Arkansas storms released from hospitalA victim of the recent tornado in southwest Arkansas has been released from the hospital.
  • Local
  • 4 months ago
Local

White City ballpark gets chance at recovery

White City ballpark gets chance at recoveryThe White City ballpark sits on the outskirts of Mayflower, and has been used for community events and games for more than 60 years. Six months ago, an EF-4 tornado destroyed it.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

First family moves back into tornado ravaged neighborhood

First family moves back into tornado ravaged neighborhoodFive years ago, Daniel and Marie Smith moved into one of the original houses in their subdivision off Naylor road in Vilonia. Since then they've survived two tornadoes with the most recent one destroying more than 40 homes all around them.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Nation

Storms blamed for 2 deaths across the South

Storms blamed for 2 deaths across the SouthA severe storm system roughed up much of the South for a second day Tuesday.
  • Nation
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

2 deaths blamed on storms rumbling through the South

2 deaths blamed on storms rumbling through the SouthIt spun off tornadoes in Arkansas and Missouri and sent thunderstorms over much of Georgia
  • Nation
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Tornado

Monday's storms continues to roll through the South

Monday's storms continues to roll through the SouthThe storm claimed two lives Monday after spinning off tornadoes in Arkansas and Missouri.
  • Tornado
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Weather

Storms blamed for 2 deaths sweep across the South

Storms blamed for 2 deaths sweep across the SouthA severe storm system rolled across the South for a second day Tuesday, knocking out power to thousands as it made a mess of the morning commute in Atlanta and other Southern cities.
  • Weather
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Severe

2 dead after storms sweep across the South

2 dead after storms sweep across the South2 dead after storms sweep across the South
  • Severe
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

2 killed as storms sweep across several states

2 killed as storms sweep across several statesA dangerous storm system punched its way across the Southeast
  • Nation
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Weather

One killed as tornadoes lash Arkansas

One killed as tornadoes lash ArkansasSevere storms ripped through the South and Midwest throughout the day Monday. At least one person was killed in Arkansas and homes and property were damaged in several states, all the way from Illinois to Florida.
  • Weather
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Arkadelphia

UPDATE: Fewer than 50 Entergy customers remain powerless

UPDATE: Fewer than 50 Entergy customers remain powerlessEntergy Arkansas reports fewer than 50 customers are still without power after severe storms spawned weak tornadoes Arkansas late in the week.
  • Arkadelphia
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Little Rock

More disaster recovery help to central Arkansas

More disaster recovery help to central ArkansasThe Vilonia Disaster Recovery Alliance has partnered with the Interfaith Partner Alliance Organization in Mayflower to help with recovery efforts.
  • Little Rock
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Volunteers work to repair cemetery damaged in Arkansas tornado

Volunteers work to repair cemetery damaged in Arkansas tornado In Arkansas, survivors are cleaning up what's left of hundreds of damaged homes, but there's also a volunteer effort underway to resurrect a local cemetery, the final resting place of so many loved ones.
  • News
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Former New Orleanian gives Arkansas tornado victims a red beans Monday

Former New Orleanian gives Arkansas tornado victims a red beans MondayNatural disaster damage is nothing new for New Orleanians, and fortunately for folks in the Little Rock area, one of our own is in their backyard to offer a helping hand through a deadly tornado.
  • News
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Louisiana volunteers prepare to help Arkansas tornado victims

Louisiana volunteers prepare to help Arkansas tornado victimsVolunteers in New Orleans are preparing to give aid and assistance as victims of powerful tornadoes dig out in Arkansas and Oklahoma.
  • News
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
News

RAW VIDEO Tornado damage in Arkansas

RAW VIDEO Tornado damage in ArkansasClick the player above for aerial footage of damage in Arkansas after a tornado ripped through the area Sunday, killing at least 16 people.
  • News
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Conway

Vilonia School under construction again

Vilonia School under construction againThe project was just a few months from completion when hundreds of man hours were destroyed in minutes.
  • Conway
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
West Little Rock

Pulaski Co. tornado debris removal will end Sept. 1

Pulaski Co. tornado debris removal will end Sept. 1Debris removal for those affected by the April 27 tornado will end in September.
  • West Little Rock
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Conway

"Baby Steps" to rebuild Mayflower after April's tornado

"Baby Steps" to rebuild Mayflower after April's tornadoAs many as 100 students in Mayflower might not show up to school on Monday.
  • Conway
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Tornado debris still causing problems

Tornado debris still causing problemsThis is now the third time THV has covered cleanup efforts in Ferndale and the debris is still very visible from Kanis road.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Local

Vilonia businesses bounce back after tornado

Vilonia businesses bounce back after tornadoIn Vilonia, resiliency has taken root for businesses bouncing back following the April 27th tornado. The familiar sounds of Kieth's Service Center show a sign that business is returning to Vilonia.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Local

Vilonia tornado victims pay it forward to Nebraska

Vilonia tornado victims pay it forward to NebraskaJust a few months ago, they were digging out from the rubble after a devastating tornado. Now a group of Vilonia residents are trying to help others do the same.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Tornado victims' need for volunteers resurfacing

Tornado victims' need for volunteers resurfacingAfter Team Rubicon left, Faulkner County lost more than one thousand volunteers. Now, people in the area need help.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago