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  1. Never bribed DHS exec, Suhl tells juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    ... Maxus, that operates in several locations statewide under the name Arkansas Counseling Associates. Jones, 51, of Marion testified Monday that he never undertook any official actions on Suhl's behalf, but he led Suhl to believe he did so that he ... 4 comments

  2. Witness: Got cash, gave Suhl nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NWAonline

    ... but it was Jones' fellow deputy director who oversaw the division that handles Medicaid. Jones, also 51, and from Marion, pleaded guilty in October 2014 to receiving bribes from Suhl and agreed to testify against Suhl. He is serving a 2 1/2 -year ...

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  3. Witness: Paid to set up mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | NWAonline

    ... he was the go-between who facilitated secretive, out-of-the-way meetings between Suhl and Steven Jones, 51, of Marion who was the deputy director of the state Department of Human Services. Carter said Suhl arranged the meetings at a Brazilian ... 1 comment

  4. Suhl's bid for action by official is heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | NWAonline

    As testimony began Wednesday in the bribery trial of north Arkansas businessman Ted Suhl, jurors heard his voice, captured on a federal wiretap in 2011, insisting that a state official "put a stop to" a state program that was causing Suhl's mental-health businesses to lose clients and money. Ted Suhl leaves the federal courthouse in Little Rock on Wednesday with family members after the first day of his bribery tri... Suhl told Phillip Carter, then a Crittenden County probation officer, to be sure to relay to his friend Steven Jones of Marion, then the deputy director of the state Department of Human Services, the need to discontinue a pilot program in northeast Arkansas. 6 comments

  5. Derek Hagar hustles to USCS Sprint Car win at WhynotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... to Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia, on Saturday night, July 16 for the weekend finale. 1. 1 9jr Derek Hagar Marion, AR 2. 2 10 Terry Gray Bartlett, TN 3. 6 26 Marshall Skinner Marion, AR 4. 5 27 Curt Terrell Bartlett, TN 5. 3 1a Lee Moore ...

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  6. Judge: Ruling is no out for SuhlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | NWAonline

    ... Department of Human Services, in exchange for Jones taking official actions to benefit Suhl's businesses. Jones, of Marion, has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes, is serving a 2A1 2-year sentence and is expected to testify against Suhl. Also ...

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  7. Skinner bests Hagar for USCS Crowley's Ridge winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Speed Dash. Cody Gardner, McElhannon, Skinner and Tim Crawley scored the heat race wins. 1. 1 26 Marshall Skinner Marion, AR 2. 8 9jr Derek Hagar Marion, AR 3. 17 8z Zach Pringle Bryant, AR 4. 5 10m Morgan Turpen Cordova, TN 5. 3 42 Andy McElhannon ...

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  8. County grad parlays local connection into big jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Hillsboro Star-Journal

    When Danielle Longhofer graduated from Marion High School in 1994, she knew she wanted to go into a helping profession.

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  9. Hagar wins USCS Randy Helton Memorial at East AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama. It marks the fourth series victory of the season for the Marion, AR speedster, and the 40th of his career. Hagar came from the fourth starting spot to take the lead from Eric Riggins, Jr. on ...

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  10. Police officers visit child's lemonade standRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MARION, AR - A child had some special customers at his lemonade stand Tuesday. Arkansas State Police Troop D's Corporal James Collin, Trooper Logan Hall, and Trooper Lance Hoffman stopped at a boy's lemonade stand in Marion, as seen on the ASP Facebook page.

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  11. Man gets life sentence for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Crittenden County Circuit Court judge sentenced a Marion man to life in prison after he was convicted of aggravated robbery and commission of the crime with a firearm, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro said Thursday. Circuit Judge Ralph Wilson of Osceola rendered the life sentence to Coleman as a habitual offender.

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  12. Arkansas man, 24, gets life term for aggravated robbery of discount storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    A Crittenden County man with previous convictions has been sentenced to life in prison for robbing a Marion discount store last year at gunpoint, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said.

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  13. MPD officer arrested in Marion, ARRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    WMC Action News 5 is awaiting comment from Memphis Police Department about the officer involved and his employment status with the department.

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  14. Man sentenced to 18 years for armed robbery at gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A man who pleaded guilty to hitting a clerk in the head with a hammer in a March 2013 armed robbery of a Champaign gas station was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday. The DNA of Nolan Bolden, 26, of Marion, Ark., was initially charged in the fall of 2013 without an identification after it was found underneath of the fingernails of the gas station clerk who fought back against Bolden with a baseball bat, before he escaped with hundreds of dollars.

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  15. 2 charged in fraud with Medicaid billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two Crittenden County women have been arrested on charges accusing them of billing the state Medicaid program for home-based services they didn't provide, state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Wednesday. Pamela Pollard, 36, of Marion and Lacasha Perry, 38, of West Memphis were each arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud, Rutledge said in a news release.

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  16. Hagar rolls to USCS Sprint Car win at Smoky MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Derek Hagar made his first 2016 visit to the victory lane for the USCS Sprint Car Series Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. Hagar, from Marion, Arkansas, charged from his outside the front row starting position past pole sitter Brandon Taylor from Cumming, Georgia into the lead in turn one and led every lap in the Sprint Car portion of the speedway's "Rockin' With The Stars" event.

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  17. Morgan Turpen blasts to USCS win at I-75 RacewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... winning the second heat. 1. 10m Morgan Turpen Cordova, TN 2. 16 Anthony Nicholson Millington, TN 3. 9jr Derek Hagar Marion AR 4. 10 Terry Gray Bartlett TN 5. 26 Marshall Skinner Marion, AR 6. 07 Brandon Taylor Cumming, GA 7. 67 Jake McLain Indian ...

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  18. Witness's death not cause to end case against Arkansas businessman, U.S. arguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... beginning July 12. The state official, former state Department of Human Services Deputy Director Steven B. Jones of Marion, is serving a 21/2-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to accepting bribes from Suhl through the deceased witness and a ...

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  19. Living Legacy Awards event honors three for commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... of New Life Church; and Darrin L. Williams, chief executive officer of Southern Bancorp. Jordan Hiley, a senior at Marion High School in Marion, was awarded a $500 Living Legacy Scholarship award in absentia. Foundation member Tim Williams accepted ...

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  20. Paul's town hall performance shows he deserves re-electionRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    I am writing to you today to describe my experience at a recent town hall event with Sen. Rand Paul at the Crittenden County Courthouse in Marion.

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