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  1. Three Arrested After Teen Shot In RolandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... police received a tip that a woman had been shot just before midnight Monday night and was being transported to a Fort Smith hospital by a friend, according to police records. Police found a blood-soaked linen, live rounds of ammunition, a green ...

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  2. Louisville Football Recruiting: Arkansas Defensive Back Tre Norwood CommitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Card Chronicle

    Louisville gained its 17th commitment for the class of 2017 when Fort Smith, AR cornerback Tre Norwood chose the Cardinals over several other offers. Louisville continued adding to its recruiting class of 2017 on Friday by accepting a commitment from Fort Smith, AR cornerback Tre Norwood.

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  3. Madison Walters' lightbulb momentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sequoyah County Times

    ... rise in temperature over a period of 25 minutes. Her 12-hour project was inspired while at her parents' store in Fort Smith, Ark. "My parents own Mark's Machinery, a woodworking supply store in Fort Smith. My dad was up on a ladder changing the old ...

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  4. Peacemaker Music & Arts Festival Kicking Off, Big Crowd ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    If you're looking for a good time this weekend, look no further! The Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival kicks off Friday in Fort Smith. Organizers said the Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival is dedicated to the promotion of local and regional artists of all walks of life.

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  5. Carolyn J. DenneyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sequoyah County Times

    Carolyn J. Denney, 66, of Roland, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born on Nov. 1, 1949, in Wichita, Kan.

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  6. Krysti Ann - Sis' HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sequoyah County Times

    ... is survived by her parents, Kimberly and Bryon Giles of Muldrow; her father, Keith Hughes and his wife, Lesley of Fort Smith; three children, Tyler Jacob Hughes of Muldrow and the twins, Sloan and Cooper of Missouri; one brother, Christian Jackson ...

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  7. ArcBest, Saia Announce Lower Second-Quarter EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Transport Topics

    Second-quarter net income declined 31% at Saia Inc. and 49% at ArcBest Corp. as the trend toward lower earnings at most carriers persisted in a freight market both companies described as "challenging." ArcBest , which is based in Fort Smith, Arkansas, earned $10.2 million, or 39 cents, including a drop of 38% in profits before interest and taxes at the less-than-truckload unit and 77% at the company's Panther logistics unit.

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  8. 20 workforce programs get state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Twenty workforce-training programs involving new collaborations between colleges, employers and high schools have been awarded state grants totaling approximately $15.7 million. Set to begin this fall term are robotics classes and computer-programming courses at Fort Smith-area secondary schools, with teaching done by University of Arkansas at Fort Smith faculty.

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  9. Father And Son Duo Fraudulently Stocked Their Store Using Food Stamps, Now Owe $157,000Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... Fraud) The investigators claim Zaman and his son, Haroon, who are joint owners of three convenience stores in Fort Smith, Arkansas ran the fraud scheme between 2013 and January, 2016, when the IRS searched the Zaman house. Haroon, who handled most ...

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  10. Auction set for Kenco assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Plastics News

    ... ors and boat seat parts. Potential plastic part customers nearby include Trane Inc. and Rheem Manufacturing Co in Fort Smith, Ark.

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  11. Local Roofing Companies Struggle After April Hail StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... of shingles a week, so that would be spread out over all the distributors." The hail storm damaged 20,000 home in Fort Smith alone and since then, contractors have said there has been two price increases on shingles. Contractors are now relying on ...

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  12. Textile workshop heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concordia Sentinel

    ... and after marrying her husband, Jerry Hartfield Jr., moved to Memphis, Tenn., where they lived before moving to Fort Smith, Ark. After going back to school to earn a degree in nursing, Hartfield worked as a registered nurse for 21 years at a ...

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  13. 5 accused of running child-sex ring in state's northwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... of rape and 10 counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. In both Crawford County cases, according to court records, Fort Smith attorney Rex Chronister waived arraignment on the charges and entered innocent pleas on Roe's behalf. In interviews with ...

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  14. Years on, cards will wed, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... couple married in Arkansas finally got their names changed Tuesday at the Social Security Administration in Fort Smith. Jennifer Seaton-Rambo said it took five tries over almost two years to get their separate last names officially hyphenated. ...

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  15. Fort Chaffee Sees Progress At New ArcBest Headquarters, Medical SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Redevelopment Authority said they split the $2.8 million price tag on the road projects with the City of Fort Smith. ArcBest is set to open in the spring of 2017, and the college will welcome the first group of students next August. Enrollment is ...

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  16. FSLT production begins July 28Read the original story

    Wednesday | Sequoyah County Times

    The Fort Smith Little Theatre production of "Singin' In The Rain" will begin with a gala opening at 7:30 p.m. July 28. The production will run July 28-31, Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 11-13. The doors will open at 6:45 p.m. and the evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees will begin at 2 p.m. and doors will open at 1:15 p.m. Prices for the gala opening are $30 per ticket and all other shows are $15.

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  17. William Luke RossRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sequoyah County Times

    ... ew Johnston of Arkansas; three sisters, Melissa Wigert of Longtown, Teresa Ross of Dallas and Jeannie Lou Ross of Fort Smith, Ark.; and several other family members and friends.

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  18. Elizabeth Ann - Tiny' RobinsonRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sequoyah County Times

    Memorial services for Elizabeth Ann "Tiny" Robinson, 60, of Vian, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at the Vian Baptist Church. Burial of cremains is at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith Ark., under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services of Sallisaw.

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  19. Food stamp fraud case seeks $156,720 forfeiture from twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    The federal government is seeking forfeiture of nearly $157,000 from the owners of three Fort Smith convenience stores, saying that they used federal nutrition program cards to buy inventory. The U.S. attorney's office filed Monday a civil forfeiture case listing $156,720 seized in a money laundering and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program trafficking investigation involving Raja Zaman and his son Haroon.

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  20. Soldiers safe after fire at Fort ChaffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 4029TV.com

    ... They immediately went outside and called for help. The Fort Chaffee Fire Dept. responded within minutes. The Fort Smith and Sebastian County Fire Departments also assisted. The fire originated in the wall or the floor of the building, Lt. Col. ...

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