Faulkner County Newswire

Faulkner County Newswire

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

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  1. Yesterdays: 08/24/16Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Lance Cpl. James Lawrence Stone, 22, of Rt. 3, Conway, has become the second Faulkner County fatality of the war in Vietnam, according to notification received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Stone and his wife, Mrs. Sharon A. Stone of North Little Rock.

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  2. Judge asked to reconsider pursuing wrongfuld death suitRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    A wrongful death civil suit filed against Larry Billings' widow was dismissed in June and his son has since asked a Faulkner County judge to reconsider that verdict. Larry had owned the Conway Roller Rink, located at 1008 E. Oak Street, and was found shot to death in his home Oct. 29, 2012.

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  3. Great Escape event benefits women's shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Watts said the Great Escape is also a way to raise awareness and support toward women and children in the Faulkner County community who are suffering from domestic violence and abuse. She said statistics indicate one in four women are victims of ...

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  4. Murder suspect to undergo mental evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... and first-degree battery charges stemming from a Nov. 2015 incident at 16 Mt. Gale Road in Conway, where Faulkner County Sheriff's Office deputies found Bradley Stinson, 52, dead and Paul Taylor, 40, severely injured. A witness told investigators ...

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  5. Community Events in the River Valley & Ozark AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Arkansas Online

    Aug. 21 Jonathan Trawick Concert CONWAY - The Faulkner County Library will conclude its 2016 Summer Music Series with a special concert featuring Jonathan Trawick at 2 p.m. Trawick, based in Portland, Oregon, is a Conway native and a local favorite.

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  6. Conway Regional hosts two-day blood driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... largest non-profit blood center in the country. Conway Regional and the Arkansas Blood Institute are giving Faulkner County the opportunity to pay it forward by asking them to donate during a two-day blood drive, which will take place 11 a.m. to 4 ...

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  7. Watkins chooses SAURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... to advocate for the industry throughout Arkansas and across the nation, as much as possible." "We grew up in Faulkner County," Watkins said of McNeel. "We showed (livestock) at the same county fair. She's always been a mentor to me. When she became ...

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  8. Fall army worms arrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Faulkner COunty Extension Agent Kami Marsh's phone is ringing again and at this time of year, it's because fall armyworms are grazing down lawns and pastures. "I'm hearing from homeowners who are seeing large groups of these worms and they're a little agitated," said Marsh, a Faulkner County extension agent for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

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  9. Community Corner: 08/22/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... will begin around 10 a.m. and a catered meal will be served at 11 a.m. This is also the date that the Faulkner County Singing Club will be meeting for its monthly singing. The Centerville Homecoming will be a Carnival theme and it will be a good ...

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  10. Yesterdays: 08/20/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Mr. Gean said. Fire Chief Wilson Drews said today that most Conway firemen and those in other departments in Faulkner County would attend the two-week training course for firefighters to be held in Searcy beginning Monday. Among the 35 departments ...

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  11. Cummings adds 2 more deputies to brutality lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Before Christopher James Cummings was sentenced to 175 years in prison Wednesday, he added two deputies to a federal complaint that was filed in June. Cummings, 29, was sentenced for shooting at two Faulkner County sheriff's deputies during a May 2015 high-speed chase.

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  12. Judge drops sheriff's office, GPD from federal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... request and dismissed the police department from the suit on Wednesday. Wright also dismissed the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office from the suit on Tuesday after FCSO's attorney, Kaylen S. Lewis, stated in an earlier dismissal request that the ...

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  13. Yesterdays: 08/19/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... automobile department. W. O. Hazelbaker, assistant rural supervisor of the farm security administration in Faulkner county since November, 1940, left yesterday for Des Moines, Ia., where he will report for active duty as a second lieutenant in the ...

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  14. Rock the vote in Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Arkansas Times

    You can find early voting centers at Hendrix College and UCA . Still, Faulkner County sends Sen. Jason Rapert to the Capitol.

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  15. Arkansas car-chase shooter's sentence 160 years for attempts to killRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Arkansas Online

    A man involved in a bullet-ridden chase with Faulkner County sheriff's deputies last year was sentenced Wednesday to 175 years in prison.

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  16. Car-chase shooter's sentence 160 years for attempts to killRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    A man involved in a bullet-ridden chase with Faulkner County sheriff's deputies last year was sentenced Wednesday to 175 years in prison. Earlier in the day, a Faulkner County Circuit Court jury found Christopher Cummings, 29, of North Little Rock guilty of two counts of attempted capital murder as well as possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  17. Cummings sentenced to 175 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... with a 15-year firearm enhancement sentence tacked on. A handful of Conway Police Department officers and Faulkner County Sheriff's Office deputies, who were involved in the May 2015 pursuit, cheered and celebrated while adding up the years until ...

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  18. Yesterdays: 08/18/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... as several thousand troops connected to the Sixth division from Fort Leonard Wood, Rolla, Mo., moved through Faulkner County en route to Camp Robinson where they will remain until August 28. Then they move on to the Arkansas and Louisiana war games. ...

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  19. Prosecutors call 16 to stand in first day of Cummings trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Little Rock and instead headed back toward Conway because he knew the officers were ready for them there. Faulkner County Sheriff's Office deputies first attempted to pull the Mustang over in Mayflower in front of the Valero gas station. FCSO Deputy ...

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  20. Yesterdays: 08/16/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Despite a reduced income due to a lower assessment, the outstanding indebtedness of Faulkner County was practically $5000 less on June 30, 1916, than it was on the same date one year previous, according to the annual financial statement of County Clerk J. A. Lea. A total of $14,228.31 was expended by the county during the fiscal year.

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