Crawford County Newswire

Crawford County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Crawford County, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 117 in Crawford County, AR

  1. Johnson County Group Campaigns For Legalization Of Alcohol SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A day after a Crawford County campaign launched its initiative, the Johnson County committee " Keep Our Dollars in Johnson County " stated that allowing alcohol sales would not only give local residents more options, but would be a major boost to the local economy, according to a release. "By remaining a 'dry' county, every year we send large amounts of revenue to surrounding communities," campaign chairwoman Susan Edens said.

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  2. Firefighters at three grassfires in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | 4029TV.com

    The fires include grassfires on Oak Leaf Road and Dow Jones Road, along with a fire on Locust Mountain Road, where a barn is also on fire.

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  3. Police Investigate Convenience Store Burglary in RudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred at Hightower Grocery in Rudy Friday morning, according to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. The store was broken in to around 2:45 a.m., according to deputies.

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  4. Drugs Found Inside Rape Suspect's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... to look at." Rex Jones, 35, was arrested without incident Thursday (Jan. 28) night and is being held at the Crawford County Detention Center for a parole hold, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, ...

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  5. Passengers In High Speed Chase Vehicle Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... by Fort Smith Police on Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 26). The driver, Nickolaus Smith, was booked into the Crawford County Detention Center. Smith had led law enforcement at high rates of speed through much of Fort Smith before ultimately crashing his ...

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  6. Last gravel highway in state, near Devil's Den, to be pavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | NWAonline

    The 3.87-mile segment of Arkansas 220 goes from Devil's Den State Park south about a mile into Crawford County. "Paving these last few miles is highly symbolic for a state which has traditionally had a reputation as hopelessly backward," said Tom Dillard, an Arkansas historian.

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  7. Train, car crash kills 2, injures 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | NWAonline

    Two people were killed Thursday in a car/train collision in Little River County, and another man's leg was severed early Friday when he was run over by a train in Crawford County.

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  8. Alma Man Gets 25 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Raping A MinorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    An Alma man was sentenced early Friday morning to spend 25 years in prison for raping a minor, according to a post by Crawford County prosecutor Marc McCune . Following his 25-year prison sentence, he will spend be suspended for an additional 15 years and must complete the sexual offender program in prison, the post states.

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  9. National Weather Service Assesses Flood Damage In Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Experts with the National Weather Service out of Tulsa surveyed flood damage from the December floods in Crawford County on Thursday . "We take this back to the office and we use this information to help us forecast in future events on what's going to happen -- to help warn people of future events," she said.

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  10. ASP Responding To Multiple Accidents Near Tunnel, No Injuries ReportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... p.m. on Tuesday evening (Jan. 19). They also said they were working on temporarily closing part of I-49. Crawford County dispatchers said the stretch of road giving drivers problems was Interstate 49 North, between Chester and the tunnel. The Van ...

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  11. Let's hear it for political partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Arkansas Online

    ... enough assumption: There is no more honor among political parties than there is among thieves. And yet Crawford County's Republican committee has given the lie to that hoary assumption. It's just told voters there to refuse their support to ...

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  12. Crawford County Justice Center Construction Halfway CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... keep inmate information and mug shots online. Hall said this was the fourth attempt to make a new jail in Crawford County since 1976. He also said the $20 million project is expected to be completed $2 million under budget. The current sheriff's ...

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  13. GOP panel: Snub 2 county hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | NWAonline

    ... candidate against his Republican opponent, Dennis Gilstrap, who had switched parties. Gilstrap, the longtime Crawford County Office of Emergency Management coordinator, said he filed for office as a Republican because he believes the party best ...

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  14. Crawford County Candidates' Election Eligibility Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The eligibility of two Crawford County candidates is under investigation due to misdemeanor convictions of a sexual nature from their pasts. According to Bill Taylor with the Crawford County Election Commission, an entire list of candidates running for office was turned over to the county prosecutor.

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  15. Crawford County Candidates Eligibility Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The eligibility of two Crawford County candidates is under investigation due to misdemeanor crimes of a sexual nature against them. According to Bill Taylor with the Crawford County Election Commission, an entire list of candidates running for office was turned over to the county prosecutor.

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  16. Two candidates with police records in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Arkansas Times

    The Press Argus-Courier reports that two Republican candidates for election this year have records of sex-related offenses. The newspaper said Franklin Wade Lewis, a candidate for county judge, was convicted in Fort Smith of patronizing a prostitute in 2004 and 2009.

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  17. Van Buren man acquitted in '14 crash that killed 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Arkansas Online

    A Crawford County jury took 40 minutes Tuesday to acquit a Van Buren man of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident in 2014.

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  18. Arkansas man wins $150,000 in Powerball drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    A Crawford County man won $150,000 on Jan. 6 in the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's Powerball game, lottery officials said Monday.

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  19. Mom hopes for justice as trial begins in daughter's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... 2010, slaying of Briana Ault, 22. The state is seeking the death penalty for Thacker, 28, of Cedarville in Crawford County. Ault-Pyle said that in all the court hearings she has sat through over the past five years, all the attention has been on ...

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  20. Crawford County Player Comes Close To Winning Powerball JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Someone who bought a Powerball lottery ticket at Sargent's 66 station in Alma won $150,000 Wednesday and came within one number of winning the whole $500 million jackpot, according to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. The player got four of the first five numbers right, as well as the Powerball, so they won $50,000, but because that person also paid an extra dollar for the multiplier they win $150,000 when he or she comes forward.

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