Sharp County Newswire

Sharp County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 61 in Sharp County, AR

  1. Suicide suspected in inmate's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | NWAonline

    ... Solomon Graves in a statement. Brady was serving a 20-year sentence on a residential burglary conviction out of Sharp County. He was sentenced Oct. 30, 2008, records show. Brickeys, in Lee County, is about 110 miles east of Little Rock and 46 miles ...


  2. SRACC Views New WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Main Street Hardy

    ... She also made mention of the upcoming Arkansas State Human Fooseball Tournament which will take place at the Sharp County Fair in August. On behalf of the Spring River Paramedic Ambulance Foundation Board, Roberta Shankle also announced a ... 4 comments

  3. Officials come to solution over power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... to cover the cost of building a similar integrated substation system that will also benefit other cities in Sharp County as well. The project should be finished within a month. Copyright 2017 KAIT . All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On ...


  4. Man arrested after reportedly stabbing fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SHARP COUNTY, AR - A man was arrested after deputies in Sharp County said he stabbed his father. The incident happened Wednesday evening at a home in the 100-block of Hars Creek Road in Ash Flat.


  5. Law Student, Grandfather Land Deal to Bring Daisy Rocket Shot to StoresRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Newswise

    ... After he graduates from Bowen in May 2018, Shackelford plans to become an attorney to serve his neighbors in Sharp County. "There is a high need for lawyers in Arkansas," he said. "In Sharp County, there are only about four lawyers for the whole ...


  6. Truck driver airlifted to hospital after crash, FEMA notifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SHARP COUNTY, AR - A truck driver was airlifted to White River Medical Center early Wednesday morning after his truck turned over. The driver was traveling on Highway 230 in Sharp County, near Dusty Lane around 3 a.m. According to Sharp County Dispatch, the truck left the road and landed in a ditch.


  7. Sheriff adjusts to life after losing his voiceRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    When Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts showed up to a house in Cherokee Village to assist other law enforcement agencies with a drug bust on Oct. 7, 2016, he wasn't expecting his life to change. Up until that point, his voice was one of his most important tools on the job, whether it was giving orders to his officers, directions to suspects or speaking to the public - he relied on it on a daily basis.


  8. Spring on the SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... the Civil War. The town was named for James Hardy, a railroad contractor from Batesville. Hardy is in northern Sharp County, and the county seat was in the southern part at Evening Shade. It was a long trip on poorly constructed mountain roads. In ...


  9. Cattle thief, fugitive pleads guilty, gets 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KLTV Tyler

    ... in a Rains County courtroom, to three counts of Theft of Livestock, third-degree felonies. According to Sharp County Arkansas Sheriff Mark Counts, Shepard wrote hot checks in Texas, Florida, Kentucky, and Missouri, scheming to steal several millions ...


  10. Pulled from Arkansas lake, 1-year-old boy diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 20-month-old child who was reported missing and later found floating in a Cherokee Village lake died Sunday evening, authorities said. The boy's parents, whom police did not name, said their child was missing at 9 a.m. Sunday, according to Sharp County sheriff's detective Aaron Presser.


  11. Woman killed after striking embankmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SHARP COUNTY, AR - A Randolph County woman was killed in a crash in Sharp County. According to Arkansas State Police, the crash happened Monday just after 9 p.m. on Bear Bluff Trail.


  12. Boy dies after being pulled from northern Arkansas lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Sharp County Sheriff's Sgt. Aaron Presser said Monday that the sheriff's office was notified that the boy died Sunday night at a Little Rock hospital.


  13. Child rescued from lake has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR - A child who was found in a lake near Cherokee Village has died after being airlifted to a hospital. According to Sharp County Sheriff's Department Detective Aaron Presser, the sheriff was notified of the passing of the 20-month-old child.


  14. Child airlifted to Little Rock hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR - According to Sharp County Sheriff's Department Detective Aaron Presser, a 20-month-old child was taken to a Little Rock hospital Sunday after searchers found the child in Lake Sequoyah. Presser said Sharp County dispatch got a call around 9 a.m. from the Cherokee Village area about the child. 8 comments

  15. Elderly woman found covered with bite marks dies, caretaker arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... that day on suspicion of aggravated assault and abuse of an endangered or impaired person and took her to the Sharp County Jail, where she remains incarcerated. On Thursday, May 18, the victim died, according to Henry Boyce, prosecuting attorney for ...


  16. Elderly bite victim dies; police focus on caretakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... a pool of blood. An affidavit requesting a search warrant to obtain blood samples taken from Collins, filed in Sharp County Circuit Court by Cherokee Village Police Chief Rickey Crook, said Sandefur had bite marks to her face, hand, arm, leg and ...


  17. Hardy Loses Power Following Bizarre AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Main Street Hardy

    A Sharp County man required medical attention and many Hardy businesses remained closed for the day May 10 after a vehicle took out a fire hydrant and telephone pole, causing the city to lose power to many of its businesses before taking out a street sign and ultimately coming to rest against a business. According to Hardy Police Chief Tamara Taylor, the incident occurred at approximately 8:03 a.m., when the vehicle, driven by Mark Strickland, 45, left the roadway and proceeded to wreak havoc on the south side of the roadway beginning near Dr. Thompson Park and ending at the old arcade.


  18. Event honors law enforcement, remembers those who have diedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ASH FLAT, AR - An event Wednesday morning in Sharp County celebrated law enforcement and helped to remember those who have died in the line of duty. Officials in Sharp County have hosted a memorial service for over 20 years to remember people like Cave City police officer Jeff Richardson, who was killed in a 1993 car wreck while responding to a call.


  19. Governor reacts to flooding in NE ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... said. "Don't think it's not rising. Don't think you can make it through." Hutchinson started the day in Sharp County and saw flooding along Spring River, where an RV park was under water in Hardy. The water dropped but debris was left in its place. ...


  20. Gov. Hutchinson to visit Pocahontas TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to the governor's office, Gov. Asa Hutchinson will survey storm damage in Randolph and Sharp counties Tuesday. After surveying the damage, the governor will have a press conference at Pocahontas Fire Department Station #4 at 11 a.m. to update the public on damage reports from the weekend severe weather.