Sebastian County Newswire

Sebastian County Newswire

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

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  1. Warrant Issued For Man Wanted In Connection To Aggravated RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant Monday for a second suspect wanted in connection to a home invasion, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Michael Lee Jones, 36, of Fort Smith is wanted on an aggravated robbery charge after the residents of a home on the 1800 block of Red Brown Place told police they woke up on July 27 to two men demanding money while one of them brandished a handgun, the release states.

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  2. Suspects Wanted In Sebastian County On Suspicion Of Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Sebastian County Sheriff's Department is searching for two male suspects after two residents were robbed at gunpoint, according to a release. The release stated the incident was in the early hours on July 27, 2015 in the 1800 block of Red Brown Place in Sebastian County.

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  3. Suspect In Fort Smith Shooting Pleads Not Guilty, Bond Set At $500,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... being arrested on suspicion of being involved in the shooting death of Carlos Mejia , 20 on July 22, 2015. Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue said Hawley must make a mandatory court in appearance in 30 to 90 days.

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  4. Citing costs, Fort Smith Board pushes back against annexation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The City Wire

    ... to push a petition process to annex the property. That process would include presenting a valid petition to Sebastian County Judge David Hudson, and with his approval the question would then be presented to the Fort Smith Board of Directors. The ...

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  5. Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for InterchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a $1.8 million bid for improvements to 25 interchanges on several highways in seven counties.

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  6. Paris Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Robbing Walmart, Striking WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... to Sheriff Boyd Hicks, Inman will be temporarily held in custody at the jail before being transported by Sebastian County Sheriff's Department. The worker had told police that Inman had taken a blue tooth speaker and a phone. He also provided police ...

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  7. Barling Police Announce "National Night Out"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The event includes activities and displays from the Arkansas Army National Guard, Air EvacLifeteam, Sebastian County Sheriff's Office, Barling Police and Fire departments, Sebastian County Emergency Management and Search and Rescue Team, according to a release.

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  8. $7.4M sought for prison bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... would say that it's on target. The ultimate outcome is too early to tell." At the meeting, Bill Hollenbeck, Sebastian County sheriff, said reducing recidivism rates is cheaper than building more prisons and ultimately a better outcome. "Governor, ...

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  9. Three Teens Injured At Greenwood Confederate Flag RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... needs to get cleared before further information could be released to the media. A dispatcher with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office said early Sunday morning the teens were on the car line of the Confederate flag rally. But, she couldn't confirm ...

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  10. Recording police work mostly OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | NWAonline

    ... image of police activity while in a public place adjacent to a city street." The suit was filed against the Sebastian County sheriff and a deputy. The citizen won a judgment of $40,000.

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  11. Man, 53, faces charges in killing with shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NWAonline

    A 53-year-old man was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of another man during an argument Wednesday evening. Dwight Neal Hawley also was charged in Sebastian County Circuit Court with first-degree terroristic threatening and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from the prosecuting attorney's office.

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  12. Attorney agrees to take JP caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NWAonline

    Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Marc McCune has agreed to act as special prosecutor in the case of a Sebastian County Quorum Court member who is accused of threatening and attacking his daughter. In a news release from Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Shue, who asked Arkansas Prosecutor Coordinator Bob McMahan to appoint a special prosecutor, Shue's office will draft an order designating McCune as the special prosecutor.

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  13. Kiwanis Club Boys Camp Has First-Ever "Sheriff's Day"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... place to come out here and interact with these children and let them know that 'hey, we're here to help,'" Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said. They got to hit the water and learn a little about boating safety. Both sheriffs brought their ...

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  14. Arraignment Hearing Set For Suspect In Fort Smith ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... to a shooting near South 4th Street and I Street, according to a probable cause affidavit from the Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney office. Officers found Carlos Mejia ,20, dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to his face. Police were alerted ...

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  15. Suspect Identified, In Custody Without Bond Following Fort Smith ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... p.m., according to Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with Fort Smith Police. Dwight Neal hawley, 53, is in custody at the Sebastian County Detention Center without bond after he was arrested on suspicion of shooting Carlos Araujo-Mejia, according to authorities. ...

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  16. Man wanted for failing to register as a sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | 4029TV.com

    The Sebastian County Sheriff's Department said they are looking for a suspect who is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender.

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  17. Fort Smith Hosts PGA Junior Tour RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Course, off Zero Street, throughout the day Thursday (July 23). Channon Toland, the Parks Administrator for Sebastian County, said the tournament is a big deal both for the golfers and for the greater Fort Smith community. "It's good for Fort Smith ...

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  18. FEMA Experts Offer Ideas to Lessen Impact of Disaster DamageRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of future disaster-related property damage at building supply stores in four Arkansas locations beginning Monday, July 27, 2015. Teams will be at the Garland and Sebastian counties Lowe's stores from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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  19. In second vote, JPs declare seat vacantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Arkansas Online

    The Sebastian County Quorum Court has declared its District 13 seat vacant and asked the governor to appoint a successor.

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  20. At session, JP denies assaulting daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Arkansas Online

    A Sebastian County Quorum Court member said Tuesday that he did not threaten or attack his daughter over the July Fourth weekend, but he apologized for the embarrassment that his arrest may have caused.

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