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Charter announces plan to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House

In a deal that affects one in six American households, Charter Communications on Tuesday proposed a three-way merger with two other cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. If approved by government regulators, the ...

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 12:40:19 GMT

LIVE UPDATES: Floods and Storms

A quarter-mile of power lines were blown down by winds on Highway 64 outside of Van Buren, according to the Crawford County Emergency Manager.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 11:05:53 GMT

Waldron Schools Closed Tuesday

The Waldron School District will not hold classes today, Tuesday the 26th

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 11:04:32 GMT

Corps releasing water through Beaver Dam

The Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water through seven spillway gates at Beaver Dam at noon Monday, according to a release sent to 40/29 News by Laurie Driver with the Corps.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 10:46:36 GMT

Strong winds cause tree, trailer to trap woman inside storm shelter

A homeowner became trapped inside her storm shelter after strong winds blew a tree and her trailer on top of it. 

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 04:14:38 GMT

Storms Knock Down Power Lines, Hundreds in the Dark

Hundreds in Crawford County were in the dark Monday night.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 03:25:40 GMT

Three tornadoes spotted in LeFlore County

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado was on the ground near Fanshawe and headed towards Bokoshe at 5:45 p.m. Monday.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 23:10:02 GMT

Diamond Hogs heading to Stillwater for Regional round of NCAA Tournament, will face Oral Roberts

Arkansas lands the No. 2 seed in Stillwater Regional

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:42:31 GMT

Father, daughter rescued at Natural Dam

Crawford County deputies sent a swift water rescue team to save a man and a girl stuck in the trees at Natural Dam Monday afternoon, according to Dennis Gilstrap, Emegrency Manager.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:20:22 GMT

County warns people in Van Buren neighborhood to be ready to flee tonight

People who live near Flat Rock Court in Van Buren should be ready to flee to higher ground Monday night, Crawford County Emergency Manager Dennis Gilstrap told 40/29 News.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:01:29 GMT