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Tuesday Aug 26 | 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

Tuesday Aug 26 | 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

Tuesday Aug 26 | 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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

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

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