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Saturday Aug 16 | KAIT-TV

Sheriff: 42 year old escapes patrol car in handcuffs

Brandi Vanamberg BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Department said they are looking for a woman who escaped from custody Saturday afternoon.

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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man killed after crash with semi

HARRIETT, AR - A Baxter County man is dead following a crash in Searcy County. According to Arkansas State Police, Randal T. Sutterfield, 35, of Big Flat died following a crash on Aug. 7. The crash report states Sutterfield was driving east on Arkansas Highway 14 in Harriett when his vehicle crossed the centerline and hit a semi truck in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Searcy County, AR, Big Flat, AR

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Trucker

Sheriff: Arkansas car strikes helicopters

Arkansas police say a man has been hospitalized after his car flew into the air and struck two grounded law enforcement helicopters.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Arkansas officials block inmate uniform proposal

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - The Baxter County Quorum Court has killed a proposal to replace inmates' black-and-white striped jail uniforms with green scrubs.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Mon Aug 04, 2014

NWAonline

Crime fighting, tips go high tech in Baxter County

The Baxter County sheriff's office has added a feature to its website enabling people to upload photographs, videos and audio files as a means to help fight crime and incorporate social media into its investigative work, Sheriff John Montgomery said.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Sheriff's office investigates death of 57-year-old man

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 57-year-old man on a bike trail at 9 Sunday morning.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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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Related Topix: Norfork, AR

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

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