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Pope County Newswire

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  1. Judge orders treatment for ex-Illinois village treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... amnesia and can't remember the time when she is accused of stealing from the village. Earlier this month a Pope County judge ordered Smith to the Illinois Department of Human Services for treatment. Smith's defense attorney says she isn't fit to go ...

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  2. United States of America v. Colt LynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | FindLaw

    ... under U.S.S.G. A 4B1.2(a)(1). On January 15, 2013, at about 3:00 a.m., Mr. Lynn called Sheriff Jerry Suits of Pope County, Illinois. He told the Sheriff that, he, along with Ryan Carey, Amy Ficker, and Sarah Horton, had been cooking and using ...

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  3. Judge orders treatment for ex-Illinois village treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... amnesia and can't remember the time when she is accused of stealing from the village. Earlier this month a Pope County judge ordered Smith to the Illinois Department of Human Services for treatment. Smith's defense attorney says she isn't fit to go ...

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  4. Pipeline protester arrested in HectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Courier

    Wearing a homemade restraining device with the words "Water Is Life" stenciled on the side, Tyler V. Hamilton, 22, chained himself to an excavator Monday on State Highway 27 -- a pipeline access road for the Diamond Pipeline -- a protest feat which landed him in jail for second-degree criminal mischief with a $2,500 bond. According to a report by the Pope County Sheriff's Office , officers responded to a call of a criminal trespass and were informed by an employee of Delta Directional Drilling a protester had chained himself to an excavator.

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  5. Judge says no to Marina Way rezoning special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | The Courier

    A Pope County Circuit Court special judge told attorneys for a developer of a proposed assisted living facility and a group of residents against rezoning property on Marina Way Tuesday that there will be no special election May 9. Russellville City Attorney Trey Smith said Wednesday that Stephen R. Giles and Grant Cox, attorneys for Landers Holding LLC, representatives from the group Citizens Protecting our Neighborhoods, and David Gibbons representing the Pope County Election Commission, received an email from Judge Russell Rogers after the plaintiffs and intervenors turned in informational briefs on the issues of the case by noon Monday.

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  6. Barefield given $850,000 bond in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | The Courier

    There was an audible reaction in the courtroom following Circuit Judge David Laser's ruling that Tyler J. Barefield, 35, would be awarded an $850,000 bond on Monday inside the Pope County Courthouse. Some began to cry joyfully, while others wept in disbelief.

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  7. Marina Way development will get special election hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | The Courier

    A hearing has been set in Pope County Circuit Court to discuss the lawsuit filed by the developers of a proposed assisted living facility against city officials and the Pope County Election Commission . In a similar case, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Garland County Circuit Court decision that denied to certify a Hot Springs referendum petition on a January 2016 annexation ordinance.

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  8. Three RHS students arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Courier

    ... According to testimony by Detective Ricky Hendrix and a report provided by the Russellville Police Department, Pope County 911 received a report concerning suspicious people in the RHS parking lot attempting to get into vehicles at approximately ... 1 comment

  9. The Arbors Developers: Complaint now filedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The Courier

    The developers who want to build an assisted living center on Marina Road have filed a complaint in Pope County Circuit Court. Stephen R. Giles, PA, who represents Landers Holding LLC, who wants to build The Arbors of Russellville, said Friday he asked Circuit Court Judge Dennis Sutterfield for a writ of prohibition against the Pope County Election Commission and the city of Russellville to not make any action toward preparing the ballots for the May 9 special election.

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  10. Doris Evelyn HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky, on Monday, December 26, 2016. She was born on November 28, 1934, in Pope County, Illinois, to Roscoe and Freda Walter, and was united in marriage to Tony Wayne on November 11, 1950. Funeral services will be ...

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  11. Know and DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Courier

    ... and Response Program Advisory Committee will have its meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Quorum Court Room at the Pope County Courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. A report on program activities will be presented at the meeting. On Friday, ...

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  12. Man arrested in bleach incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Courier

    David F. Utley, 52, was arrested on Nov. 27 after Pope County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a disturbance with injury in the area of 2900 SR 164. Dispatch advised that the victim had been struck in the head with a metal object and was bleeding, a second victim had bleach thrown in her eyes and the suspect, Utley, left the scene but was hiding in the woods behind the residence.

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  13. Pupil charged with assault of schoolmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... the area of the reported assault and was able to corroborate the victim's account, according to the filing in Pope County Circuit Court. Jail records show Contreras was booked Monday into the Pope County jail and released later that day on $7,500 ...

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  14. Eulene OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Brookport chapel with Bro. Mark Staton officiating. Burial will follow in the Otterbien Cemetery in Pope County, Illinois. Mrs. Owens is survived by her husband of 44 years, Truman; one son, Keith Allen Owens of Hamletsburg, Illinois; two ...

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  15. Quorum Court approves fund transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Courier

    The Pope County Quorum Court approved various fund transfers and appropriations and was introduced to the new director of the Arkansas Valley Alliance for Economic Development during its regular meeting Thursday. Paul Harvel said he wanted to meet each justice of the peace and talk to them individually in the near future.

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  16. March 21 trial set in killings at Russellville salvage yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    Tyler Barefield will stand trial March 21 on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in September at the Russellville salvage yard that his father owns. Barefield, 35, went before a Pope County Circuit Court judge Monday where he entered an innocent plea to two counts of capital murder.

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  17. Barefield pleads 'not guilty' to murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Courier

    Tyler J. Barefield, 35, entered a "not guilty" plea to capital murder chargers in Pope County Circuit Court on Monday. Barefield is accused of shooting Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau Dewitt, 22, in September at the U-Pull-It Salvage Yard in Russellville.

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  18. Man, 25, accused in sex abuse of boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Pope County man is accused of raping a 6-year-old boy on several occasions last year, according to court documents filed Oct. 7. Jonathan Johnson, 25, of Hector faces charges of rape, a Class Y felony, and second-degree sexual assault, a Class B felony. The Pope County sheriff's office and Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children division received a report of sexual assault involving a child Dec. 23, according to the affidavit filed in Pope County Circuit Court.

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  19. Doris Jean BristowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Mrs. Bristow was born November 25, 1933, in Pope County, Illinois, to the late Ertle and Tennie Bell Scurlock.

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  20. Bond hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Courier

    The following individuals appeared in felony bond hearings before District Judge Don Bourne on Monday inside the Pope County Dentention Center. Their names, ages, bond amounts and anticipated charges are listed.

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