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  1. Allen Edward LachutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Allen Edward Lachut, 71, of El Dorado, Ark., passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Fordyce, Ark., from complications from a fall.

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  2. 19-Year-Old Arrested For Sexually Assaulting A Woman; 2 Officers InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... the neck and threw it off the bed. Officers identified the suspect as Stephen Ramsay, 19, with an address listed in Fordyce, Arkansas, and said he resisted arrest. One officer was head butted in the face by Ramsay, another officer injured his left ...

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  3. Man calls his release from life in Arkansas prison 'surreal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | NWAonline

    John Brown thanks two of the attorneys involved with his release, Rachel Wester of the Midwest Innocence Project and Erin Cassinelli of Little Rock, in Cassinelli's office Wednesday in Little Rock. When John Brown walked out of the Dallas County jail in Fordyce a free man on Wednesday after spending more than half his life in prison, it was "surreal," he told reporters about an hour later.

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  4. Las Vegas man calls his release from life in state prison 'surreal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    When John Brown walked out of the Dallas County jail in Fordyce a free man on Wednesday after spending more than half his life in prison, it was 'surreal,' he told reporters about an hour later.

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  5. John Brown released after 26 years in prison for murder judge said he didn't commitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    The Midwest Innocence Project filmed the release in Fordyce today of John Brown, who spent 26 years in prison for a a federal judge decided he did not commit. Judge Billy Roy Wilson last month vacated the murder and rape convictions in the 1988 slaying of Myrtle Holmes, 78. of Fordyce.

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  6. Patsy Ruth Feil - 1928-2018Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | News-Register

    Patsy Ruth Feil, 90, died August 14, 2018, at Willamette Valley Medical Center following a fall at her home in McMinnville, Oregon. Patsy was born March 10, 1928, to Robert Lonzie and Maggie Florence Watson in Fordyce, Arkansas.

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  7. 100 years of Bear Bryant; 100 facts you may not knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    ... father, Monroe, was a farmer, and his mother, Ida Mae, cared for the family, which later moved a few miles south of Fordyce, Ark. "Bear" meets bear (again): University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant comes face-to-face with an old ...

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  8. Decision to retry convict up in air after judge threw out '92 Arkansas murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Wilson found that Brown was wrongfully convicted in a 1992 jury trial of the 1988 rape and murder of a 78-year-old Fordyce woman, Myrtle Holmes. Brown was visiting relatives in Fordyce when the woman was found beaten and stabbed to death in her home ...

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  9. Innocents freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | NWAonline

    Perhaps you read the story of inmate John Brown who has spent 26 of his 51 years in an Arkansas prison for a crime he apparently never committed. U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson ruled Brown was wrongly convicted of raping, robbing and murdering a 78-year-old Fordyce woman.

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  10. Man who served 30 years for murder has convictionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Courier

    ... could have cast doubt on his guilt. In 1992, Brown was convicted in the murder and robbery of an elderly woman in Fordyce, Arkansas. In 2015, one of Brown's co-defendants confessed to being alone at the murder. The judge vacated Brown's convictions ...

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  11. Class 2A key gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    Fordyce at Rison (Aug. 31)

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  12. Driver Dearth Chips at Arkansas Timber IndustryRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... It cannot be transported to the construction sites." Anthony said his company contracts with Freer Trucking of Fordyce for its flatbed shipping but is lucky to be able to use rail shipping for a lot of its needs. Mike Freer, the owner of Freer ...

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  13. Hog Futures: Defensive tackle from Fordyce relishes a bigger challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --12/20/17--Fordyce's Billy Ferrell along with his mother Rene Stuckey and his younger brother Malik Harden, 12, call the Hogs Wednesday afternoon after Ferrell signed to play football at the University of Arkansas. At 6-3, 330 pounds, Ferrell always found himself in mismatches during practice at Fordyce High School.

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  14. Kansas newspaper editor, publisher Dick Buzbee dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... Kansas; Burlington, Iowa, and then in Olathe and Hutchinson. Richard Edgar "Dick" Buzbee was born Aug. 16, 1931, in Fordyce, Arkansas. After graduating from the University of Missouri, he served aboard a battleship, a cruiser and an attack ...

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  15. Feeding more kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Until recently, students who got free or reduced-price lunches in Fordyce schools found themselves the subjects of taunt. Word would get around about who received government assistance, and "there was always a stigma attached to it," Fordyce School District Superintendent Albert Snow said.

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  16. 10 properties join state's at-risk listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Cathedral." The First Presbyterian Church - constructed in 1912 on Arkansas 79B - was the third building for Fordyce's first church, which was organized in 1883. The church, which was used until about 10 years ago, has water damage to sanctuary ...

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  17. James H. Cone, Founder Of Black Liberation Theology, Dies At 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WNED

    ... Liberation Theology, and the conversation reverberated across theological and cultural circles. Cone was born in Fordyce, Ark., and experienced the intense racial segregation of the 1940s and '50s. He attended Shorter College and Philander Smith ...

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  18. Remembering James ConeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Sojourners

    ... President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and author and educator Ta-Nehisi Coates. A native of Fordyce, Ark., Cone was an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He was promoted to the position of full ...

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  19. James H. Cone, a Founder of Black Liberation Theology, Dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... giant in our midst who had a love affair with oppressed people, especially black people." Dr. Cone was born in Fordyce, Ark., and lived through racial segregation in the American South. He graduated from Garrett Theological Seminary with a Bachelor ...

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  20. James H. Cone, Founder Of Black Liberation Theology, Dies At 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... Liberation Theology, and the conversation reverberated across theological and cultural circles. Cone was born in Fordyce, Ark., and lived through the intense racial segregation of the '40s and '50s. He attended Shorter College and Philander Smith ...

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