Sebastian County Newswire

Sebastian County Newswire

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

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  1. Acme Files New Suit Against Chambers in Branch TussleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... creditor. The Lex Golden family, which controls Acme and Allied, hoped to sell bank offices in Mansfield (Sebastian County), Van Buren and Alma. However, Chambers wouldn't sign off on a proposed deal that could've netted Allied Bank about $2 ...

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  2. Acme Files New Suit Against Chambers in Branch TussleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... creditor. The Lex Golden family, which controls Acme and Allied, hoped to sell bank offices in Mansfield (Sebastian County), Van Buren and Alma. However, Chambers wouldn't sign off on a proposed deal that could've netted Allied Bank about $2 ...

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  3. Sebastian County Sheriff's Department Continue Search For Missing 16-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Search crews are still looking for a missing teenager after he wandered off Thursday (June 25) around 2:20 p.m. He was last seen wearing a faded red shirt, blue shorts and black shoes, but not with glasses as in the picture.

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  4. Fort Smith sales tax revenue trends higher in May reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The City Wire

    ... are Cox Communications and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Continued growth in Fort Smith and Sebastian County sales tax revenue may take some of the budget pressure off a Fort Smith Board of Directors that is struggling to find money ...

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  5. The Video Wire: River Rats and a Ford PintoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The City Wire

    The Video Wire anchor Dawson Meadows reports that Sebastian County River Rats is a leading contender for a new mascot idea at Southside High School in Fort Smith. As usual, Meadows has bad information.

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  6. Bond for Greenwood Woman Set at $15,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... rohibited from contact with the man involved in a domestic dispute Tuesday (June 16). She appeared before a Sebastian County judge via video conference and is currently behind bars at the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center.

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  7. Veterinarian Explains Canine DistemperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A puppy at the Sebastian County Humane Society had to be put down after it was diagnosed with canine distemper. "Some of them progress onto neurological signs where they actually have seizures and then usually death," Doctor Laura Lynch, Veterinarian said.

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  8. Greenwood Woman Appears in Court After Stealing, Crashing Police CruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Greenwood woman who stole a police cruiser and crashed it into a gas line is set to make her first court appearance Monday morning , according to jailers at the Sebastian County Detention Center. Jessica Sterling, 23, was arrested earlier this month on 15 charges including DWI, criminal mischief and theft of property after Greenwood Police Chief Will Dawson said she stole one of the department's SUVs.

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  9. Attorney says JPs must declare seat empty; 2nd vote setRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Arkansas Online

    Arkansas law states the Sebastian County Quorum Court did not have the discretion earlier this week to reject a resolution declaring a vacancy on the court, the county's attorney wrote in an opinion.

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  10. Man, 54, charged with raping girl, 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | NWAonline

    Fort Smith police have arrested a 54-year-old man over accusations he pulled a 5-year-old girl into his apartment Wednesday evening and sexually assaulted her. A police news release said James Michael Deeds was booked into the Sebastian County jail on charges of rape and kidnapping and was held in the jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

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  11. LR reroute set when span shutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | NWAonline

    ... in Blytheville, was sentenced Thursday to more than 12 year... Read>> Arkansas law states the Sebastian County Quorum Court did not have the discretion earlier this week to reject a resolution declaring a vacancy on the court, the county's at... ...

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  12. Attorney says JPs must declare seat empty; 2nd vote setRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | NWAonline

    Arkansas law states the Sebastian County Quorum Court did not have the discretion earlier this week to reject a resolution declaring a vacancy on the court, the county's attorney wrote in an opinion. After receiving the opinion he requested from Prosecuting Attorney Dan Shue, David Hudson, county judge of Sebastian County, said Friday that he will call on the Quorum Court to vote on the resolution again at its July 21 regular meeting.

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  13. Puppy At Sebastian County Shelter Tests Positive For Canine DistemperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A puppy at the Sebastian County Humane Society animal shelter tested positive for Canine Distemper, according to a news release. As a result, the humane society announced on Friday that it will be temporarily suspending all dog adoptions, the release states.

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  14. Fort Smith Man Charged With Raping And Kidnapping 5-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... hild was also able to describe the inside of Deeds' apartment, according to the affidavit. According to the Sebastian County prosecutor's office, the charges of rape and kidnapping have been filed with the Circuit Clerk's Office.

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  15. Fort Smith Police Seize 11 Pounds Of Meth Coming From CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... of meth (each weighing approximately one pound) were found, the report states. Mendez was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces charges of possession of methamphetamine with purpose to deliver and possession of drug ...

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  16. Two Men Pulled To Safety After Boat Is Stranded On Arkansas River OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Deputies say the men were stranded in their boat on the west side of the Lock and Dam for about an hour and a half before crews were able to get them to safety. Sebastian County deputies said the two men, whose name are not being released, will be ticketed because they did not have any safety equipment on board their boat.

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  17. County will get voting devicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NWAonline

    Sebastian County has agreed to participate in an Arkansas secretary of state pilot program under which it will receive new electronic voting equipment valued at nearly $1 million. After a presentation at Tuesday's Quorum Court meeting by Rob Hammons, Election Division director in the secretary of state's office, justices of the peace voted 11-1 to accept the $986,815 appropriation and purchase 167 voting machines, along with tabulating equipment.

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  18. Fort Smith Man Arrested, Accused Of Stealing $20,000 Worth Of Auto PartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Fort Smith man was arrested on suspicion of stealing more than $20,000 worth of auto parts , according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office. Houston Sparkman, 21, was arrested on June 11 and booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center.

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  19. Fort Smith area home sales inch higher in May, sales up for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The City Wire

    ... of The Compass Report are Cox Communications and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Agents across Sebastian County have sold 557 homes through the first five months of 2015, outpacing 2014 by 6.7%, according to MountData.com. But the real ...

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  20. Sheriff: Unauthorized Vehicles Driving On County Roads Cost Thousands In RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Unauthorized heavy commercial vehicles using county roads are costing Sebastian County officials tens of thousands of dollars for repairs, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office. Vehicles that damage county roads include dump trucks and other semi-tractor vehicles that add extra wear and stress on roadways, according to a news release.

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