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Saturday | The Baxter Bulletin

Civil War marker dedication set for today

In 1862, Union and Southern forces waged a seesaw campaign for the saltpeter mines and powder works on the White River.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Saturday | The Baxter Bulletin

Letter war rages between AAA, EDD

A regional agency that gave Baxter County a sickly landfill and a bloated waste tire dump may not poo-poo on the city of Springdale and walk away from it.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Arkansas Times

POLICE: Downtown Bank of America robbed this morning

The Bank of America on Capitol Avenue was robbed this morning just after 9 a.m. The bank is on the ground floor of the Bank of America building at 200 W. Capitol.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Little Rock, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Crated dogs, cats found in deplorable conditions

The fate of 18 dogs and seven cats found in squalid conditions inside a rural Mountain Home residence Thursday afternoon remains unknown as officials continue to investigate the situation.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

County Road 63 to be closed Friday

Pace Construction will be pouring the deck on the new bridge and CR Road 63 will be closed to through traffic.

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The Baxter Bulletin

Sex offender extradited from Arizona on Baxter County warrant

A former Baxter County resident, 62-year-old Robert E. Camilli, has been arrested and booked into the Baxter County jail on an outstanding bench warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Mickey Pendergrass requests state investigative audit of EDD finances

Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass pulled the trigger Wednesday, asking for and receiving a regional board's support on a proposal to request an investigative audit of the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District's finances.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Mountain Home, AR

Arkansas Times

POLICE: Shooting victim dies, charge against man upgraded to homicide

The Little Rock Police Department said today that a woman found shot in the head on April 13 in Southwest Little Rock has died, and a man arrested for Domestic Battery in the first degree in connection with the shooting has seen his charges upgraded to first degree Murder.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Pulaski County, AR

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Arkansas Times

Police: Woman's death on Tatum St. investigated as a homicide

Detectives with t he Little Rock Police Departmen t are currently on the scene at a house in the 4100 block of Tatum Street, where a woman's body was reported found this morning just after 11 a.m. Police say t hey are investigating the death as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Izard County, AR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Property Transactions

David R. and Darlene Beustring transferred Tracts 6 and 7 Pigeon Creek Ranchettes subdivision to Jon and Peggy Miller, trustees; $75,000.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Norfork, AR, Cotter, AR, Wright, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Baxter County District Court

There were 29 defendants sentenced to jail time. Those cases are reported here: Christopher D. Campbell, 37, of Gainesville, Mo., was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined $75 for driving on a suspended driver's license.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mountain Home, AR, Mountain View, AR, Midway, AR, Henderson, AR

WMC-TV Memphis

Hydroplaning ambulance flips on Highway 385

An ambulance flipped over from the eastbound lane on Highway 385 near Ridgeway Road.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Arkansas Times

Man driving on highway spots his own stolen car

A man driving in Izard County was shocked after he saw his own car - which was supposed to be at home in his garage in Baxter County - in front of him on the highway, being towed on a trailer.

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Related Topix: Izard County, AR, Bull Shoals, AR, Pulaski County, AR

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

NW Ark. man arrested on vehicle theft charges

Sometimes, you just happen to be at the right place at the right time when your auto is stolen.

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Related Topix: Izard County, AR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

No Baxter County jury duty Monday

However, the jury panel still has to report at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Baxter County Court Complex at 301 E. Sixth St.

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The Baxter Bulletin

60-year-old woman pleads guilty to selling drugs to grandson, who was a police informant

In one of the more unusual cases in Baxter County Circuit Court, a Mountain Home woman pleaded guilty Thursday to selling drugs to her grandson -- who was a police informant.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Prison

The Baxter Bulletin

Area man pleads not guilty to sexual assault

For the first time in a while, there were fewer arraignments than plea changes Thursday in Baxter County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Clarkridge, AR, Mountain Home, AR, Drugs

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Mark Keaton: Pets need to be vaccinated against rabies

Early spring is a dangerous time for pets because skunks, the primary carriers of rabies, are very active.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Weather, Little Rock, AR, Mountain Home, AR

KAIT-TV

1 dead, 1 injured in Baxter Co. crash

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Mountain Home man is dead following a three vehicle crash in Baxter County.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Lewis honored with HNHQG Lifetime Service Award

Carol Lewis, of Hill 'N Hollow Quilt Guild, recently was presented with the club's first Lifetime Service Award.

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