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  1. Shooting at shop kills one; wife hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | NWAonline

    ... law enforcement agencies searched for Hammonds until about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, when an officer spotted him in Swifton, a town about 80 miles northeast of Heber Springs, according to the state police news release. A local officer reported that he was ...

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  2. RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Honolulu, Hawaii; a brother, David Baker, Alicia; two sisters, Martha Edwards, Tuckerman, and Marie Breedlove, Swifton; and five grandchildren. Born April 15, 1952, in Aurora, Ill., she was the daughter of Doyle and Wavie Evans Hatman. She was a ...

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  3. Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August FinishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... morning and one for 226 that afternoon," he said. It's the last 16 miles of four-lane highway from Walnut Ridge to Swifton that has to be completed. It's not an interstate, but it has been built to interstate standards, McMillan said. Once the the ...

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  4. Chancellor Joel Anderson has called UALR his home for over forty years.Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Daily Record

    ... a reality." Even though Anderson has given so much of his life to the university, he didn't start out there. Born in Swifton, Ark., Anderson showed leadership qualities from a young age. He was involved with the 4H Club, and served as president of ...

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  5. continued...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... WBC for their assistance with the project. Representing BG Development with Barr was his associate, Ryan George of Swifton. Barr said the new retail store should provide jobs, a strong tax base and new merchandise to this area. Some 15 to 20 jobs ...

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  6. Institute's renaming to honor retiring UALR chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... 45 years at UALR, with some 39 of those years spent in various leadership positions, has allowed the young man from Swifton to live out his commitment to see UALR achieve a pivotal role in pursuing racial and ethnic justice in Arkansas," Kirk wrote. ...

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  7. 6 blazes suspect; Arkansas city on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    Weekend fires have razed six vacant houses in Swifton since January, and police are asking residents to watch for any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. Police Chief Shannon Webb said each fire seems to have been deliberately set.

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  8. 100-year-old shares secret to long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Courier

    ... on to her children and made sure they had every opportunity to succeed. Her oldest son, Doyle Helms, graduated from Swifton High and Harding University. Her younger son, Don Helms, graduated from Tuckerman High, Harding University and received his ...

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  9. GR8 Job: Swifton native receives Army promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... News Service, he has served in numerous leadership positions since then. Shuman is the son of Ollie I. Hunt of Swifton. He is the wife of Kira Shuman and father of Quinlan Shuman, both of Fort Knox. A 1989 graduate of Swifton High School, Shuman ...

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  10. Norma Sue (Berry) HillRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Beebe News

    ... Methodist Church of Beebe. Sue is survived by her nephew, Lynn (Sherry) Berry of Austin; niece, Susan Deeley of Swifton; great nephews, Joe Berry of Heber Springs and Kyle (Christi) Berry of Conway; great nieces, Leeanna Turley of Conway, Jennifer ...

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  11. Drivers and residents frustrated with road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... at Cash is closed. Dispatch stated that traffic is being re-routed from Hwy. 226 to U.S. Highway 67, just south of Swifton. The area has experienced traffic issues Thursday morning. Two vehicles were submerged on that stretch of road at the bridge ...

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  12. Traffic Alert: Hwy. 226 at Cash closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    ... at Cash is closed. Dispatch states that traffic is being re-routed from Hwy. 226 to U.S. Highway 67, just south of Swifton. The area has experienced traffic issues Thursday morning. Two vehicles had been submerged on that stretch of road at the ...

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  13. Tuckerman students awarded gift for community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    TUCKERMAN, AR - Students from Tuckerman were given a gift for their service to their community Friday. ?The students helped unload food for people in their community and surrounding towns, Swifton and Grubbs.

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  14. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | NWAonline

    Carl J. Baer, secretary of the association, received a letter yesterday from E. D. Bevitt, managing secretary of the Greater Muskogee Association, asking that Governor Hays and Mayor Bloom of Pine Bluff be urged to attend the meeting in the interest of the flooded sections of this state. CONWAY -- Hershell R. Lee, superintendent of schools at Swifton, will definitely come to Greenbrier as earlier announced.

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  15. Donald Dale GualandiRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... by his parents. Don is survived by his two sons, Michael (Becky) Stombaugh, of Rochelle, and John Stombaugh, of Swifton, Arkansas; sister, Darlene (Glenn) Helling, of Plano, IL; five grandchildren, Misty (Chris) Lyon, Rachel (Joel) Berry, Michael ...

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  16. continued...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Work continues on the completion of the four lanes of U.S. Hwy. 67, from Hwy. 226 (between Swifton and Cash) to the Hwy. 63 interchange at Hoxie. This segment of the highway is expected to open around Labor Day. Once this 16-mile span of highway is ...

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  17. RecordsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... all of Hot Springs, and Mendy Tubbs and fiancee Adam Stephens, Franklin; and his in-laws, William and Joy Roper, Swifton. Born Jan. 11, 1924, in Imboden, she was the daughter of William Owen and Eula Weir Winchester. She was a homemaker and a member ...

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  18. RecordsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... and Teresa Hooper and Rita Luther, all of Walnut Ridge, and Scott and Pam Hancock of Maynard. Born May 21, 1933, in Swifton, she was the daughter of Herman and Winnie Prewitt Johnson. She was a cafeteria worker and sales clerk for most of her life, ...

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  19. RecordsRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... the ceremony. Survivors include his wife, Mary Wilson Baker, whom he married March 5, 1977; two sons, Jarrett Baker, Swifton, and Jordan Baker, Tuckerman; two daughters, Christina Baker, Swifton, and Jessica Reed, Hoxie; two brothers, Michael Baker, ...

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