Cracker Barrel Waitress Scores Ultimate Tip: A Car

Cracker Barrel Waitress Scores Ultimate Tip: A Car

After seeing the woeful state of their waitress’s car parked outside the Branson, MO, Cracker Barrel where she worked, a couple from Arkansas decided to leave her a pretty nice tip — in the form of a car. [More]

Walmart Employee Saves Kidnapping Victim After She Slips Her A Note

Walmart Employee Saves Kidnapping Victim After She Slips Her A Note

Imagine you’re just working at a Walmart in the retailer’s Arkansas hometown when a customer hands you a note that she’s been kidnapped by two National Guard members. Your day suddenly got a lot more interesting. [More]

Walmart To Test New Store That’s Only For Picking Up Online Grocery Orders

Walmart To Test New Store That’s Only For Picking Up Online Grocery Orders

While many large retailers, allow customers to place orders online and then come pick them up at the store, Walmart is planning to test out a new depot format where customers don’t do any shopping, but only pick up groceries they has pre-ordered on Walmart’s website. [More]

Arkansas Court Tells Ticketmaster It Is Bound By Anti-Scalping Laws

Arkansas Court Tells Ticketmaster It Is Bound By Anti-Scalping Laws

The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued a legal kick to the gut of the fee-happy folks at Ticketmaster and Live Nation, confirming that the ticket seller is bound by the same state laws that prevent scalpers from piling on fees and charging exorbitant prices. [More]

Judge: Return $1 Million Lottery Ticket Found In Trash To Original Owner

Judge: Return $1 Million Lottery Ticket Found In Trash To Original Owner

If you found a million dollars sitting in a convenience store trash can, would you take it? In that case, it’s probably better to call the police. But when an Arkansas woman scanned her lottery ticket and learned it was a loser, she tossed it in the garbage. Another customer who likes to check discarded tickets for small winnings found the ticket and learned that it was worth one million dollars. [More]

Family Of Three Lives Mortgage-Free By Downsizing To 320 Sq. Ft. Home

Family Of Three Lives Mortgage-Free By Downsizing To 320 Sq. Ft. Home

Until recently, one Arkansas family had been living well in a spacious 2,000 sq. ft. home. But after realizing that they were paying a mortgage for a house they didn’t fully utilize, they decided to downsize… significantly. [More]

McDonald's Serves Customer A Used Burger

McDonald's Serves Customer A Used Burger

If car companies and Ikea can make money selling pre-owned products, why not McDonald’s? Oh yeah… that would be disgusting. Just ask the Arkansas man who was sold a pre-owned, pre-bitten burger. [More]

Top 10 States With Highest Closing Costs

Top 10 States With Highest Closing Costs

In terms of closing costs, these little transactional costs needed to process the signing of your new home, how does your state stack up? Bankrate did a survey to find out. [More]

Southwest Airlines Intercepts Shipment Containing Human Heads

Southwest Airlines Intercepts Shipment Containing Human Heads

An employee at Southwest Airlines pulled a package from its shipping list because it hadn’t been labeled properly. But wait, it gets better. Inside the package was a few dozen human heads and parts of human heads. [More]

Teen Files Harassment Charges Against Mom For Facebook Snooping

Teen Files Harassment Charges Against Mom For Facebook Snooping

When you were a teenager, how many times did you wish you could have called the cops on your parents for being too nosy? It may be too late for you to slap some juris prudence on your folks, but a trailblazing teen in Arkansas has filed harassment charges — criminal, not civil — against his mom for hassling him on Facebook. [More]

FDA Declares Bisphenol A Safe

FDA Declares Bisphenol A Safe

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is the chemical used in various plastic bottles and can linings that Canada recently banned, consumers in Arkansas, California, and Ohio have filed lawsuits over, and Playtex and Nalgene have stopped using. The fear is that it’s toxic—studies on animals in Canada have shown that it’s damaging, and some tests in the U.S. suggest it’s harmful to humans as well. Critics of the anti-BPA movement point out that the human studies rely on super high dosages that never occur in real life, and that making safety decisions based on the general public’s fears isn’t exactly scientific.

Arkansas Attorney General To Payday Lenders: Shut Down Or I'll See You In Court

Arkansas Attorney General To Payday Lenders: Shut Down Or I'll See You In Court

On March 18, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel sent letters to 156 payday lenders, ordering them to stop issuing new loans and void any current and past due loans or face legal action. McDaniel charges that the lenders are violating Arkansas’s constitutional prohibition against usurious interest rates.

Man Arrested For Smashing "Dangerous" "Toy  Lamp" Outside Walmart

Man Arrested For Smashing "Dangerous" "Toy Lamp" Outside Walmart

Based on an advocacy group’s “10 Most Dangerous Toys” list, an Arkansas man became convinced that a Dora the Explorer lamp sold at Walmart posed an imminent electrical shock threat to any children for whom which it was bought, so he conducted his own personal recall

Auto Shop Owner Flees, Leaving Unfixed Cars, Unpaid Employees In Wake

Auto Shop Owner Flees, Leaving Unfixed Cars, Unpaid Employees In Wake

Blaming insurance companies, Fox Collision of Arkansas closed all of a sudden, leaving customer’s cars stranded in the middle of repairs, and employees with bounced checks. KTUL tracked the owner, Tod Foxx, down in Colorado, driving a Cadillac Escalade that Hertz has been looking for for 2 weeks. He has a new venture in wealthy ski resort town Aspen, selling leather wraps and blankets. In a letter, Fox asked employees to be patient as he tried to raise money to take care of the final week’s payroll. Former employees have opted instead to file a class action lawsuit.

Attention AT&T: Don't Lie About "Massive Outages," Reporters Have Phones Too

Attention AT&T: Don't Lie About "Massive Outages," Reporters Have Phones Too

When Stephanie the AT&T “escalation affairs administrator” lied to Jan about why her phone couldn’t be repaired for several days, she probably didn’t know what Jan did for a living.

Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Condom in Sight

This Arkansas mayor’s love story is a heartwarming tale, similar to Like Water for Chocolate.