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  1. Ouachita County names new interim county judgeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The court this week named Amy Varner-Olvey as interim leader of the county. She takes over after the resignation of former judge Mike Hesterly.

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  2. Ouachita County names interim county judgeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Online

    CAMDEN - The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county's previous leader resigned.

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  3. Storms Rake Across South Arkansas, Heavy Damage at CamdenRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | FOX16

    ... are cleaning up damage after storms moved through the state late Thursday and early Friday. At Camden, in Ouachita County, extensive damage was reported at Camden Fairview High School, where SPOTTERS REPORT NUMEROUS TREES DOWN FROM NEAR CARTHAGE TO ...

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  4. Ex-county judge's trial resetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arkansas Online

    CAMDEN - Former Ouachita County Judge Mike Hesterly has been granted a continuance of his federal trial, according to documents from the U.S. District Court's Western District.

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  5. Storms Rake Across South Arkansas, Heavy Damage at CamdenRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | FOX16

    ... are cleaning up damage after storms moved through the state late Thursday and early Friday. At Camden, in Ouachita County, extensive damage was reported at Camden Fairview High School, where SPOTTERS REPORT NUMEROUS TREES DOWN FROM NEAR CARTHAGE TO ...

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  6. No sign of tornado found after stormsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Courier

    ... north Arkansas and in southern Arkansas more than a dozen homes and a high school were damaged in Camden in Ouachita County. Entergy Arkansas reported more than 6,100 power outages Saturday after having more than 51,000 outages at the storm's peak.

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  7. Live StreamRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | KATV Little Rock

    Officers were dispatched to the collision at about 8:25 p.m. and discovered Ms. Rainey's KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and Early Friday KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the ... (more)

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  8. Roby Brock sits down with Mike RossRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Ms. Rainey's (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and Early Friday (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, ...

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  9. InteractiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATV Little Rock

    Officers were dispatched to the collision at about 8:25 p.m. and discovered Ms. Rainey's KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and Early Friday John Robinson with the National Weather Service talks with our Marine ... (more)

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  10. Crews helping victims in Camden hit by severe stormsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATV Little Rock

    KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and early Friday morning.

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  11. Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner motion to acquit deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Ms. Rainey's (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and Early Friday (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, ...

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  12. Teen Dies in Pine Bluff Traffic AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Ms. Rainey's (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and National Guard some of the groups in Ouachita County helping with clean-up after Camden was hit by strong storms late Thursday night and Early Friday (Camden) KATV - The Red Cross, ...

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  13. State BriefsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Baxter Bulletin

    Ouachita County judge accused of awarding a disaster-relief contract in exchange for a campaign contribution. Mike Hesterly was set to go to trial Monday on bribery and ...

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  14. Trial Delayed for Former Ouachita County JudgeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    A federal judge has delayed the trial of a former Ouachita County judge accused of awarding a disaster-relief contract in exchange for a campaign contribution.

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  15. Governor Makes State Disaster Declaration for Six CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | FOX16

    ... o authorized the Arkansas National Guard to help with security and traffic control as crews restore power in Ouachita County.

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  16. Ouachita County Judge Mike Hesterly Faces Federal Charges, Will ResignRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    The El Dorado News-Times reports that Hesterly said in a letter of resignation that he will resign April 3 because of "health problems, current circumstances and other concerns."

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  17. County judge facing federal charges to resignRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Courier

    Ouachita County Judge Mike Hesterly - who is facing federal bribery and conspiracy charges - has announced plans to resign.

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  18. Ouachita Co. Judge, facing federal conspiracy and bribery charges, to resignRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Arkansas Times

    Ouachita County Judge Mike Hesterly, charged in Jan. 2013 with federal conspiracy and bribery counts in what prosecutors say was a scheme to trade FEMA disaster clean-up funds for a campaign contribution, has announced he will resign effective April 3, citing "health problems, current circumstances and other concerns."

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  19. State BriefsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... The commission awarded $2,000 grants to the Old State House Museum in Little Rock for a Civil War play; the Ouachita County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission for uniforms for a re-enactment group; and the Bill and Sharon Arnold Family ...

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  20. 5 grants awarded for Civil War anniversary eventsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... The commission awarded $2,000 grants to the Old State House Museum in Little Rock for a Civil War play; the Ouachita County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission for uniforms for a re-enactment group; and the Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation ...

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