Yahoo Weather

You are here

LocalSubscribe to RSS - Local

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02:  Molly the Staffordshire Bull terrier plays plays with a ball at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home as she awaits a possible new owner on August 2, 2010 in London, England. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home rehome or return to their owners around 5,000 animals a year, however many dogs have to be put down because they are unsuitable to rehome despite being physically healthy. Last year the animal shelter had to put 2815 dogs to sleep. 321 of those because they were banned breeds, 482 for medical reasons, 81 due to behavioral problems and 1931 because of their temperament and aggressive nature which pose a risk to the public. 43 per cent of the dogs that come in to the dog's home are Staffordshire Bull terriers. Known as "Staffies" these dogs and similar crossbreeds are increasingly popular within gang culture as a status symbol, however, once abandoned they are very difficult to rehome due to their aggressive temperament.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Sherwood | Supporters of pit bulls want city to repeal its ban

Aug 13, 2014 7:01pm

Should Sherwood repeal its ban on pit bulls? There are some who think so – at least in the world of cyberspace.

By early August, an online petition located at organized by North...

More Local ↓

Sherwood man charged with DWI after car strikes building

Apr 10, 2014 5:08pm

Richard Whitehead, 45, of Sherwood was arrested on a charge of DWI (drugs) after police were dispatched to 10214 Arkansas 107 in reference to a one-car where the motorist struck a building.


Northwood holds ‘Makeover Magic’ cleanup during school’s Spring Break

Apr 10, 2014 4:52pm

Pulaski County has many schools that are, to say the least, off the beaten path. These schools are typically small, but invaluable. They are gems to their communities, because they are the heart...

Sherwood Young Professionals will host a “Business After Hours” event on April 15

Apr 10, 2014 6:01am

The Sherwood Young Professionals will host a “Business After Hours” event on Tuesday, April 15, from 6-8 p.m. at Bunker’s Bar and Grill at The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood. Bunker’s will be...

Great American Cleanup in Sherwood set for Saturday

Apr 10, 2014 6:00am

Keep Sherwood Beautiful will begin its Great American Cleanup at 8:30 a.m., Saturday at Jack Evans Senior Center, 2301 Thornhill Drive.

Volunteers will receive their assignments and supplies...

Andrea Clevenger

Sherwood woman pleads innocent to rape charges

Apr 07, 2014 8:08pm

Andrea Clevenger of Sherwood appeared Monday in the Pulaski County Circuit Court to enter a plea of innocent to charges of rape and engaging a child in sexually explicit conduct.

On Nov. 27...

North Little Rock’s Delaney Reprogle who now goes to an online public charter school.

Going to school online isn’t just for college students these days

Apr 03, 2014 3:51pm

Taking classes online isn’t just for college students these days. It is being done for students who are very young.

Families such as that of Jessica Rice of Sherwood whose two children...

Sherwood Young Professionals begin networking

Apr 03, 2014 4:09pm

On Thursday, March 20, the Sherwood Young Professionals met for lunch at Mama’s Gyros Grill to plan networking events and discuss ways that the organization can become more involved in the...

KSB’s April 12 cleanup needs volunteers

Apr 03, 2014 3:49pm

Volunteers are needed for the Keep Sherwood Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Saturday, April 12.

As in the past, all volunteers will meet at the Jack Evans Senior Center, 2301 Thornhill...

Sherwood’s Andrews charged with felony after killing Stanley, his mother’s dachshund

Mar 27, 2014 2:48pm

A 22-year-old Sherwood man was arrested on March 12 on a charge of felonious aggravated cruelty of a dog after city police received a report that he had killed his mother’s dog and was passed out...

Cheryl Boutz of Sherwood is a songwriter, alternative/rock artist, and a Poze Productions VIP Artist. She said she is very excited about her recently released album known as “Evolution.”

Sherwood singer, songwriter releases album

Mar 27, 2014 2:49pm

For Sherwood’s Cheryl Boutz, music has been a craft she has loved for a lifetime.

Her zeal for music is one reason she is excited about her album which was released recently known as “...