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Week 2 of high school football

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's week two of THV Game Night and we've got cameras spread out all over the state.

Mark Edwards is live on "Today's THV at 6:00" in West Little Rock at Robinson High School where the Senators are playing a double header tonight.

THV in Your Town: Benton vs Bryant cheerleaders

THV in Your Town: Benton vs Bryant cheerleaders

BENTON/BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Today's THV is loading up a 40-foot RV and visiting our THV My Town local community website towns. Every Wednesday for the next several weeks we'll be live from 5-7 p.m. First stop was Benton and Bryant.

The rivalry between Benton and Bryant dates back over three decades, and intensifies for the annual football game.

So THV wanted to see which team's cheerleaders has the most school spirit. Click the THVideo for more!

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

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Special Olympics athletes return from Greece

Special Olympics athletes return from Greece

BATESVILLE, Ark. – July 5, 2011 – Special Olympics World Summer Games held in Athens Greece from June 25 – July 4 was the world’s largest sporting event for athletes with intellectual disabilities, drawing 7,000 athletes from more than 180 countries around the world, 3,000 coaches and officials, 25,000 volunteers, 40,000 family members as well as thousands of spectator.  Three Special Olympics Arkansas athletes had the privilege of competing as part of Team USA and will be arriving home on July 6 on the 4:15 pm flight from Chicago on Southwest Airlines.

Competing in the sport of powerlifting, John Yates from Benton won a gold medal in the dead lift as well as silver medals in the squat lift, bench press and combination all lifts.  John has been a Special Olympic athlete for ten years and works at Civitan Services where he serves as a donation host.

Competing in athletics, Chelsea Willis from Batesville won gold medals for the 400 meter run and the 800

Big Maumelle River Canoe and Kayak Float

Big Maumelle River Canoe and Kayak Float

MAUMELLE, Ark. -- Some may be looking for some fun adventures now that the fourth of July festivities are over.  With all the natural resources available in central Arkansas there is no need to worry.

If you enjoy canoe riding and kayaking, the Big Maumelle River is ready to show you a good time this weekend.  Saturday, July 9 is their "Evening Canoe Float," which comes complete with your very own park interpreter to guide you through the waters.  Guests are required to meet at the Big Maumelle boat launch and experience the serenity of twilight as it slowly changes into a peaceful moonlit night.

The launch commences at 7:00 p.m.

Olympic equestrian comes to Benton

Olympic equestrian comes to Benton

An Olympian is coming to town!

Karen O’Connor, one of the top female eventers of all time, will be hosting a clinic June 21-22, 2011 at Salem Equestrian Center in Benton, Arkansas.  O’Connor’s accomplishments are too many to list here, but include, an Olympic bronze and silver team medal; two wins at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, which is the only Four Star Event in the United States; a World Championship; and she won both individual and team gold medals at the Pan Am Games.  She has been named the United States Female Equestrian of the year a record 10 times, and was the number one rider in the US in 1993.

O’Connor serves on the faculty of the United States Eventing Association’s Instructor Certification Program and gives clinics all over the US throughout the year when she is not competing.  Consistently ranked as one of the top riders in the United States as well as the world, Lucky 13 Sport Horses and Salem Equestrian Center are thrilled to w