Sebastian County Newswire (Page 2)

Sebastian County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sebastian County, AR. (Page 2)

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  1. Flu Shot Clinics Begin This Week In River Valley And Northwest ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... effective vaccines, citing the vaccination takes about two weeks for it to begin protecting from the flu. Sebastian County will hold their clinic on Friday (Sept. 29) at the Health Unit on South 70th Street in Fort Smith. Anyone wanting the ...

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  2. Dad faces charges in death of boy, 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | NWAonline

    ... he boy later died. After an interview with officers, Powell was arrested. He was being held Saturday at the Sebastian County jail without bail.

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  3. Toddler Dies Due To Suspicious Injuries; Father Jailed for Domestic BatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... ews, placed him under arrest on suspicion of Domestic Battery 1st Degree. He is currently being held at the Sebastian County Detention Center without bond.

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  4. Gray arrested in Arkansas on DWI charge; He is charged with conspiracy in Mayberry caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Sequoyah County Times

    ... to the Greenwood Police Department where he refused to take a breath test. Gray was transported to the Sebastian County Sheriff's office and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Gray was arrested ...

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  5. Sebastian County Sheriff's Department Looking For Driver Who Hit A County Road Crew WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Investigators with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Department is looking for a driver they say hit a county road crew worker. Investigators said the worker, Matthew Ball was working with a Sebastian County road crew Friday on Bear Hollow Road near Greenwood.

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  6. Man Facing Charges In Christian Mayberry ATV Crash Arrested On Suspicion Of DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A man facing conspiracy charges for his alleged involvement in an ATV crash that left another man with brain damage was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office. Joey Gray was taken into custody at about 8:24 a.m. on Saturday and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit a chemical test.

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  7. Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapersRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    Plans are progressing for a groundbreaking program that could have a great impact on Sebastian County in its efforts to alleviate overcrowding at area jails and provide help to those with mental-health problems. The county's selection to take part in the newly created Crisis Stabilization program is a testament to the efforts of local officials to get the much-needed unit created here, and we applaud those who years ago saw the vision of such a facility.

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  8. Sebastian County Sheriff's Office Warns Of New ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Those of the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office say they want to warn residents not to become victim of a new scam. During this past weekend, the Sheriff's Office received a report from a concerned citizen reporting a possible scam.

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  9. Inmate death in single cell in East Arkansas Unit referred to State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    The death of Anthony Howard , 50, an inmate at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys has been referred to the Arkansas State Police for investigation, according to a release from the Arkansas Department of Correction. Howard, who was serving a 15-year sentence out of Sebastian County for criminal conspiracy to commit rape and aggravated assault, among other charges, was seen unconscious in a single-man cell at 10:17 p.m. Sept.

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  10. State's poverty rate fell in '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... of about 15.9 percent, lower than the state average. Some of the biggest county-level drops occurred in Sebastian County, where the poverty rate declined from 24.5 percent to 17.4 percent, and White County, where the rate decreased from 21.5 percent ...

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  11. Scam Alert: Sebastian County Sheriff Warns of Possible Phone ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | 4029TV.com

    IF YOU KNOW WHO THIS PERSONIS, CALL THE FAYETTEVILLE POLICEDEPARTMENT.JOSHUA: THIS MORNING, OFFICERSrtARE WARNING YOU ABOUT A POSSIBLESCAM IN OUR AREA.THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'SDEPARTMENT SAYS A MAN WHO CALLSHIMSELF MIKE DAVENPORT HAS MADECALLS CLAIMING PEOPLE HAVEWARRANTS OUT FOR THEIR ARREST,AND IF THEY DON'T PAY A FIrtNEOVER THE PHONE, THEY'LL BEARRESTED.DEPUTIES WANT TO REMIND YOUTHEY'LL NEVER ASK FOR PAYMENTSOVER THE PHONE, AND TO CONTACTTHEM IF YOU GET A CALL LIKE The Sebastian County Sheriff's Department says a man who calls himself "Mike Davenport" has made calls claiming people have warrants out for their arrest. He then claims if the fine is not paid over the phone, they'll be arrested.

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  12. Riverfront work accounts for flood risk at Fort SmithRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... of South 28th Street. The 2015 map revised a 2012 flood insurance study which prompted FEMA to encourage Sebastian County homeowners, business and residential renters, and business owners who did not have flood insurance to buy coverage. The latest ...

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  13. Convicted Sex Offender In Jail On Rape ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Nathan Lee Robinson, 29, of Hackett is facing felony rape involving a juvenile boy, and is being held in the Sebastian County Detention Center in lieu of a $100,000 bond. The alleged rape was reported to the Charleston Police Department during June 2017.

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  14. Louisiana Man Faces Sexual Assault Charge In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Louisiana man is in the Sebastian County Detention Center facing a $100,000 cash-only bond, according to police.

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  15. No Bond For Sex Offender In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Russell Earl Bolin, 43, of Keota, Okla., was arrested Monday in Barling, booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and remained there two days after without bond.

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  16. Fort Smith lets email-suit deal lie; messages didn't break information act, city attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | NWAonline

    City directors effectively rejected a settlement in a lawsuit Tuesday, taking no action on the claim that the city and some directors violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. City Attorney Jerry Canfield said he took the city directors' lack of action as their desire to continue contesting the lawsuit in Sebastian County Circuit Court that contends the city and city directors violated the act by illegally conducting city business by email and that the email exchanges constituted a meeting under the act.

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  17. Fire Station Opens To Take Over Jenny Lind AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... settings, there's typically not fire hydrants to pump from, so we specialize in the rural area. All the Sebastian County specialized in a water shuttle service, so we have to bring our own water to the fire." The department now has nearly 30 ...

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  18. Greenwood trio blitzes SouthsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    GREENWOOD -- Once again, Greenwood is the unquestioned football king of Sebastian County.

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  19. Representative George McGill Announces Bid For Fort Smith MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    McGill is now serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives representing District 78, serving a portion of Sebastian county. He also serves as Assistant Speaker Pro-Tem for the 91st Arkansas General Assembly.

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  20. 28.8% of kids in foster care now with kinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... say there's work to be done, including recruiting enough foster families to handle 200 more children in Sebastian County. While the county contains only about 4 percent of Arkansas' population, about 20 percent of foster children come from that ...

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