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Robinson Theater to host Harry Potter movie marathon

Robinson Theater to host Harry Potter movie marathon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A magical world of mythical creatures, wands and flying brooms that left the world spellbound is coming to the Robinson Theater.

 

This local hotspot is hosting a week long marathon featuring all eight Harry Potter films in celebration of its July 31 birthday.

The showing details are as follows:

Sunday, July 26 at 6 p.m.

 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PG)

Monday, July 27 at 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PG)

Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG)

Wednesday, July 29 at 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (PG-13)

Thursday, July 30 at 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PG-13)

Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (PG)

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Loverboy and Lita Ford set for July 25 at Magic Springs

Loverboy and Lita Ford set for July 25 at Magic Springs

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Loverboy and Lita Ford will take the stage on Saturday, July 25 at Magic Springs’ Timberwood Amphitheater in Hot Springs. The show begins at 8 p.m.

LOVERBOY

Loverboy is a Canadian rock group who accumulated numerous hit songs, earning four multi-platinum albums and selling millions of records.

The band's hit singles, particularly "Turn Me Loose" and "Working for the Weekend," have become arena rock staples and are heard on classic rock and classic hits radio stations  today. They are currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Artist website: loverboyband.com

LITA FORD

Lita Ford is a British-American rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, who was the lead guitarist for The Runaways in the late 1970’s before embarking on a solo career in the 1980’s.

Pulaski Tech fall registration open through Aug. 7

Pulaski Tech fall registration open through Aug. 7

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Pulaski Technical College is registering students for the fall semester until August 7.

Classes start Monday, Aug. 17.

New students can register in the Campus Center on Pulaski Tech's Main Campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock, or at the Little Rock-South site at 13000 Interstate 30. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

New students should submit an application online at www.pulaskitech.edu and submit required admissions documents. Students will then schedule an appointment with an advisor for course selection and registration. Day and evening appointments are available.

Students who have never attended college must pass minimum reading scores on the ACT or COMPASS assessment. The college offers an online COMPASS prep course and administers the COMPASS on a walk-in basis.

Benton officer acquitted of charges after rape accusations


BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A case that began in June of 2014 involving a Benton police officer being arrested and charged for rape came to end on Thursday.

Monte Hodge was arrested last year after the Benton Police Department was notified by the Arkansas State Police that an officer within the Benton agency was allegedly involved in an off-duty incident they were investigating.

Hodge was immediately placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, and subsequently terminated.

Hodge, who had served with the Benton Police Department for more than 18 years, was acquitted of all charges on Thursday, July 16 in Saline County Court.

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2 arrested after allegedly burglarizing home with dead occupant inside

2 arrested after allegedly burglarizing home with dead occupant inside

ALEXANDER, Ark. (KTHV) - Two people arrested after police said they burglarized a home with a deceased occupant inside.

Lt. Jeff Silk with the Saline County Sheriff's Office said 45-year-old Christopher Price and 37-year-old Spring Ebbert were caught by neighbors entering the back of a home on the 6000 block of Sharon Circle through a rear window and leaving the front of the home with boxes in their hands.

Month long railroad safety initiative in central Arkansas

Month long railroad safety initiative in central Arkansas

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - Members of Central Arkansas Operation Impact Traffic Enforcement Group will conduct a month long traffic initiative focusing on railroad crossing safety and pedestrians trespassing on railroad property in August. 

According to national non-profit organization Operation Lifesaver, a vehicle or person is hit by a train every three hours in the U.S. Arkansas was ranked number 15 in a list of states that have the highest percentage of rail grade collisions in the United States. These same statistics show that 73 percent of all highway-rail crossing fatalities for 2014 occurred in just 15 states, again with Arkansas in the list ranked at 14. 

For the month of August, officials will be enforcing the rules regarding railroad safety. Lt. Curtis Wood with Central Arkansas Operation Impact Traffic Enforcement stated that anyone who tries to risk their life trying to beat an approaching train they will be cited.

15th Annual Sproo-Doo Model Show

15th Annual Sproo-Doo Model Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Central Arkansas Scale Modelers are hosting their 15th Annual Sproo-Doo Model Show on September 26.

The show will be held in the Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center. The show committee is very excited about this year's show and is inviting everyone to come out to join in the fun. The show is free and open to the public. Entry fees are listed below.