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  1. Swifton Fire Department brings back junior firefighter programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SWIFTON, AR - The Swifton Fire Department is making it their mission to get the youth in the community involved by bringing back the Swifton Junior Firefighter program. According to Lieutenant Drake Slagley, they're bringing the program back to keep the youth out of trouble.

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  2. RecordsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Times-Dispatch

    Kai and Amy Rorex of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of their first child, a daughter, born Dec. 20, 2016, at St. Bernard's Birthcare Center in Jonesboro. Grandparents are Jeff King of Hoxie, Debbie King, John Jr. and Melody Fender, all of Walnut Ridge, and Bo and Shawn Rorex of Swifton. 1 comment

  3. Volunteer fire department holds fall festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    SWIFTON, AR - The Swifton Volunteer Fire Department held a Fall Festival to raise money for the department on Saturday. This is the department's 3rd annual festival and they use the money raised to help purchase new equipment and supplies.

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  4. Festival planned to raise money for fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    SWIFTON, AR - The Swifton Fire Department will host their third annual fall festival Saturday to raise money that will help firefighters better protect citizens. The event begins at 7 a.m. at the Swifton Fire Department and lasts throughout the day.

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  5. RecordsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... 11 ounces, and has been named Stryker Alan Belcher. He has one brother, Nolan, 10. Rodney and Katie Gilmore of Swifton have announced the birth of their first child, a daughter, born on Sept. 7, 2016, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. ...

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  6. ViewpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    It was a historic moment on Thursday, Aug. 11, when the ribbon was cut at 10 a.m. to open the last 16-mile section of U.S. Hwy. 67, that runs from approximately nine miles east of Swifton to the Hoxie/Walnut Ridge bypass.

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  7. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... laws would be needed to set up a single primary in which candidates of all parties would run. Senator Robert Harvey Swifton requested the study. He and the other members of the Council went along with an amendment by Representative Paul Van Dalsem ...

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  8. continued...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    On Thursday, the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially dedicate the section of Highway 67 from Highway 226 north, near Swifton, to the Walnut Ridge/Hoxie Highway 63 Bypass. Following a 10 a.m. ceremony, the new highway will open to the public.

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

    Jul 2, 2016 | 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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  10. RecordsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | 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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  11. 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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  12. Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August FinishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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