National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Young Girl Shot Outside Walnut Ridge High School
A 15-year-old girl has suffered a head wound after being shot by someone who fired into a crowd of students from Walnut Ridge High School.
Police said Thursday the girl is in stable condition at a hospital, where she is being kept for observation.
Two groups of teens became involved in an argument around 2:45 p.m. near the high school and police say someone pulled out a handgun and fired several times into the crowd. The girl was struck once.
An investigation is continuing.