Due to the severe storms that pushed through Saline County Thursday night, the Courier production facility was without power Friday morning. This will result in late delivery of Fridayâ€™s edition. The Courier would like to thank Benton Utilities for getting restoring power to our press facility on Friday morning. Press times were expected to be approximately 90 minutes late for Fridayâ€™s edition.
WALDRON â€” Forecasters warned that large hail and more tornadoes could strafe parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri on Friday, a day after powerful storms and floods killed at least three people in the storm-weary region.
Up to a dozen tornadoes touched down in mostly rural parts of Arkansas on Thursday, as well as one in Illinois and three in Oklahoma.
UPDATES: The Associated Press is reporting that heavy winds caused a tree to topple onto a car in Tull, about 30 miles southwest of Little Rock, late Thursday, killing the driver, the Grant County Sheriff's Office said.
Also, an Arkansas news station is reporting Scott County Sheriff has been found dead http://5newsonline.com/2013/05/31/scott-county-sheriff-found-dead-after-...
WALDRON â€” Arkansas State Police say there are "confirmed fatalities" in western Arkansas where a county sheriff and game warden went missing in floodwaters overnight.