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20 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KAIT-TV

Man charged with raping 2 young girls

Brian Maxwell GASSVILLE, AR - Investigators say a Region 8 man admitted to them he raped two young girls.

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Related Topix: Gassville, AR

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KAIT-TV

Pawnshop records help arrest 2 on burglary charges

Robert L. Weaver Brian A. Calvert BAXTER COUNTY, AR - Pawnshop records helped Baxter County investigators arrest two men for burglary and theft charges.

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Related Topix: Gassville, AR, Mountain Home, AR

KAIT-TV

Busy night for law enforcement at a Baxter County night club

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Office with the Alcohol Beverage Control Enforcement Division made several arrests this past weekend for minors in possession of alcohol at a business.

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Related Topix: Calico Rock, AR

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Sheriff's office warns of mail scam

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - A local sheriff's office is warning residents to look out for a scam delivered to their mailbox.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Arkansas Times

Feds recover $4 million from estate of doctor who overbilled Medicare

The U.S. attorney's office announced today that it had recovered more than $4 million in property from the estate of Dr. Stacey Johnson, a Baxter County cardiologist who had a medical practice and outpatient surgery center in Mountain Home from 1980 to 2009.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Authorities ID man found dead in Lake Norfork

Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the victim has been identified as 67-year-old Jerry Dale Miller of Hardy.

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Related Topix: Norfork, AR

Fri Jun 20, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Body and submerged boat found in Norfork Lake

Cove 1C at Norfork Lake Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office LAKE FORFORK, AR - Kids on a jet ski discovered a body in the water at Lake Norfork Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Norfork, AR

Wed Jun 11, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford On Last Night's Runoffs

Editor's Note: Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford have once again joined Online Editor Lance Turner for primary election results analysis.

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Related Topix: Marion County, AR

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

BC Master Gardeners attend state conference

Ten Baxter County Master Gardeners recently attended the State Master Gardeners Conference in Texarkana, where they attended several seminars, toured beautiful gardens, heard three keynote speakers and saw the largest Southern Magnolia tree in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Texarkana, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Sex offender fugitive arrested in Harrison on Baxter County warrant

A former Baxter County resident was arrested Saturday on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to register as sex offender and for absconding from state probation.

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The Baxter Bulletin

It's D-Day for Burris and Flippo

Comparing the May 20 primary election results for John Burris and Scott Flippo: 42.70 Percentage of the vote that Burris captured 3,784 Number of ballots for Burris 41.81 Percentage of the vote Flippo captured 3,705 Number of ballots for Flippo As the Republican battle for the District 17 state Senate seat goes to a runoff election today, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Carter, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

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