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11 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Baxter Bulletin: Jail 'scandal' in Baxter County touches three female jailers

The Baxter Bulletin reports it has uncovered scandal at the Baxter County Jail in Mountain Home. The newspaper reports that jailer Rose Gomez was fired for allowing Ryan Lindsey, who was on "parole" from the jail, to spend a night at her home.

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Related Topix: Mountain Home, AR

Mon Sep 08, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Arkansas, You're All Wet

I notice that I was "retweeted" several times by conservative types when I commented, "Even in counties where a majority [of voters] want to be dry, they won't have that option anymore.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, Craighead County, AR, Conway County, AR

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KAIT-TV

Guns, drugs and $20,000 seized in drug arrest

Mark Bland MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - It took investigators 2 months to build a case against a suspected drug dealer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mountain Home, AR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Batesville Daily Guard

Officials ID body found in river

The rough-toothed dolphin named Largo seemed to know Griffin was special, and to take extra care when approaching.

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Related Topix: Newark, AR, Independence County, AR

KAIT-TV

Thunderstorms in the forecast

Tune into Region 8 news at 5 and 6, Courtney Brown talks to experts on the matter and why it's not safe.

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Related Topix: Wynne, AR, Weather

KAIT-TV

Missing wolf, dog hybrid found and returned

BUFORD, AR - A wolf, dog hybrid mix is back with its owner in Baxter County. It was returned Tuesday morning.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NWAonline

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.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Norfork, AR, Izard County, AR, Eureka Springs, AR

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