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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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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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