Prairie County Newswire

Prairie County Newswire

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Results 1 - 17 of 17 in Prairie County, AR

  1. State opens bids on 25 highway jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department on Wednesday opened low bids totaling $238.3 million on more than two dozen construction projects, including the long-awaited one to replace the White River bridge on Interstate 40 between Monroe and Prairie counties. Johnson Bros.

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  2. I-40 work to shut lanes over 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Arkansas Online

    Work on Interstate 40 westbound in Prairie County will require lane closures for three days this week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  3. Searcy father denies guilt in death of son, 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... Defense attorney Ronald Davis Jr. advised the judge that he might ask to have Clifton's trial moved to Prairie County, also in the 17th Judicial Circuit, because of pretrial publicity. Trials in Prairie County are held in DeValls Bluff or Des Arc. ...

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  4. Father charged in toddler's killing pleads innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... Clinton's attorney, Ron Davis, said he is considering filing a motion to have the case moved to nearby Prairie County due to media coverage and community involvement in the case. "The same people that looked for this young person, we don't want them ...

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  5. Work near Hazen to shut I-40 lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Maintenance on a section of Interstate 40 in Prairie County will require temporary closures of the eastbound lanes this week beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  6. Highway officials say speed caused I-530 median cable to failRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    Excessive speed likely was a factor in the failure of a cable median barrier on Interstate 530 last month, and no design changes are warranted in the safety devices, state highway officials have concluded. The cable median barrier in the Sept.

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  7. I-530 accident raises cable-median reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | NWAonline

    Vehicles pass a section of broken cable-median barrier Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 530 north of Dixon Road. State highway officials are investigating why the section of barrier, intended to prevent lane crossover collisions, did not work as designed in a Sept.

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  8. Bridge inspection planned on U.S. 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    A routine inspection of the U.S. 70 bridge over the Cache River in Prairie County will require lane closures Thursday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  9. Historical society seeks to preserve 1870s structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Back in the day, the Springfield-Des Arc Bridge was an important part of a trade route that connected Des Arc on the White River in Prairie County with Springfield, which was the seat of government in Conway County from 1850-1873.

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  10. Traffic Alert: Accident slowing traffic on I-40 in Prairie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    A traffic accident on Interstate 40 westbound in Prairie County on Thursday afternoon has delayed traffic, Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials say.

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  11. Bridge inspections require 2 closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Routine inspections on two bridges in Prairie County will require lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  12. Research on conventional soybean varieties expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... own use the next season. The rise of herbicide-resistant weeds such as pigweed has also been a factor, said Prairie County Extension Staff Chair Brent Griffin. "The resistance issue has really changed people's mindset," he said. "There are seven ...

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  13. Game and Fish NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Courier

    ... transfer of $700,000 for the second payment for the Robinwood Tract adjacent to Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA in Prairie County. If sufficient funds are available,

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  14. Game and Fish NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Courier

    ... transfer of $700,000 for the second payment for the Robinwood Tract adjacent to Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA in Prairie County. If sufficient funds are available,

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  15. David's Links: Scalzi's $3.4M book deal. The struggles of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | TeleRead

    ... version here . *** Small-town libraries struggle to stay open when funding is short (Arkansas Online) In Prairie County, voters turned down in a 2-mill increase in the November general election that would have funded the DeValls Bluff Public ...

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  16. Bill to shift health funds to highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... worth $282 million so far this year, including the replacement of the White River bridge on Interstate 40 in Prairie County. The Highway Department has said it is evaluating each project before asking for bids to ensure there is enough state money ...

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  17. Greenbrier Man Arrested for Multiple Counts of Child Rape in Lonoke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | FOX16

    ... Felkins is also charged with two counts of sexual assault. The LCSO says he also has a pending rape charge in Prairie County.

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