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Woman found mentally fit for trial in slaying
Christina Maria Scroggin MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - Doctors say a Mountain Home woman accused in the death of a 24-year-old man is mentally fit to proceed to trial.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Norfork house stands as state's oldest log building
Arkansas was still just a territory when Jacob Wolf put Cherokees to work felling yellow pine trees and erecting the house that now bears his name.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Newly built bridge opens over North Fork River
NORFORK, AR - A new bridge over the North Fork River in northern Arkansas is open.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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."
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.