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Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Since it's the 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas State Fair this year, they're doing something special by bringing back the parade for the first time since 1983.

The fair kicks off on October 10 and lasts through the 19, and the parade will take place on Saturday morning.

The most exciting news about the fair is that registration is now officially open for the Ugly Dog Contest.

For more information, click here.


HSSC holding adoption event for Jefferson County puppy mill rescues

HSSC holding adoption event for Jefferson County puppy mill rescues

SALINE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – The Humane Society of Saline County (HSSC) will soon host an adoption event the weekend for the dogs it took in from the recent Jefferson County puppy mill rescue.

STORY: 183 animals seized from “Large Puppy mill operation" in Arkansas

The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., March 29. Adoption fees are $300 and includes an adopter’s kit.

Sixty-seven of the dogs were taken in by HSSC and Central Arkansas Rescue Efforts for Animals.

If you need more information on the event, please call HSSC at (501) 557-5518. The shelter is located at 7600 Highway 183 in Bauxite.

AKC Dog Show to take place in Camden

 AKC Dog Show to take place in Camden

CAMDEN, Ark. (KTHV) – The South Arkansas Kennel Club will hold its 15th annual AKC Dog Show and Obedience Trails & Rally in February.

Family looking for lost dog named Hunter

Family looking for lost dog named Hunter

REDIFELD, Ark. (KTHV) - Deborah-Lee Mathis told THV11 Friday that she has lost a beloved member of her family.

Joey the Garden Cat: A TV Sensation

Joey the Garden Cat: A TV Sensation

Doris James is a freelance writer and former broadcaster from Arkansas, and a big fan of Joey the Garden Cat. You can follow her online as MizBejabbers.

During an evening newscast at a local television station, a slender gray striped cat hops upon the news desk. Anchor Liz Massey smiles and says, “Oh, here’s Joey.” The cat sits on the desk and gives the camera a green-eyed stare as Liz and fellow-anchor Craig O’Neil carry on with the newscast. The privileged feline is Joey the Garden cat who is a staff member of KTHV, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas. Joey has become a big TV celebrity in Arkansas and his fame is spreading nationally.