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9 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Baxter County woman, 33, found dead in home

Montgomery says in a news release that 33-year-old Shannon Elaine Drewry was found about 11 a.m. Friday by a member of the household who had returned to the home south of Mountain Home.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Newly built bridge opens over North Fork River

NORFORK, AR - A new bridge over the North Fork River in northern Arkansas is open.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KAIT-TV

Man accused of shoving, hitting child charged with felony battery

David Sutterfield MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - A Region 8 man is being held on bond, accused of shoving a 5-year-old boy down and hitting him in the face.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Arkansas official wants to change jail uniform

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - An official in north Arkansas wants to change what inmates wear while jailed in Baxter County.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Batesville Daily Guard

Road Show returns to Batesville

While serving as a congressman, governor and senator, David Pryor kept a sign on his desk that read "Arkansas comes first."

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Related Topix: Batesville, AR, Arkansas, Prison, Cotter, AR

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Arkansas man gets 20 years for child rape

A Baxter County judge has sentenced a Cotter man to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

FOX16

2 Arrested in Baxter County for Sea Doo Thefts

The sheriff's office has arrested two people for stealing two personal watercraft from a storage facility on Highway 62 in the Henderson area.

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Related Topix: Henderson, AR, Salem, Fulton, AR, Salem, AR

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man killed after hitting deer

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A man died Friday morning in a motorcycle accident in Baxter County.

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KAIT-TV

Police: Woman drowns at Bull Shoals Lake

BULL SHOALS, AR - Police say a woman has drowned at Brown's Beach on Bull Shoals Lake.

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Related Topix: Bull Shoals, AR, Mountain Home, AR, Marion County, AR

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man dies after hitting deer

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A man died Friday morning in a motorcycle accident in Baxter County.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Baxter County Sheriff's Office polls residents on marijuana convictions

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A poll of residents in Baxter County indicated that many people believe a substantial number of inmates in state prison are being held on marijuana convictions, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 08, 2014

FOX16

Accidental Shooting in Baxter County

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the scene on Fout Rd. around 4 Monday afternoon.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Baxter County man arrested for shooting brother

Charles Ray Dickerson Wesley's truck BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Office said they are investigating a shooting in the Norfork area.

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Related Topix: Norfork, AR

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