White County Newswire

White County Newswire

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

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  1. Remains in river sent to Crime LabRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Authorities have sent a man's body that was found in the Little Red River to the state Crime Laboratory for identification, White County sheriff's office spokesman Sgt. Heather Zomant said Monday.

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  2. Angler finds body in Little Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    The White County sheriff's office is investigating after a man was found dead Saturday in the Little Red River. A local fisherman discovered the body about 11 a.m. near Searcy, and deputies responded to the scene, according to a sheriff's office release. 2 comments

  3. White County Sheriff's Office: Body Found in Little Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | FOX16

    Authorities are investigating after a fisherman found a body in a White County River. The identity of the man has not been determined.

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  4. After arrest, gun law still fuzzy to lawmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NWAonline

    ... a weapon, as well as disorderly conduct . Chambless' arrest, and his conviction, drew attention to the small, White County town from lawmakers, as well as gun-rights advocates who argue that state law allows for "open carry" and makes an arrest like ...

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  5. Openly toting gun OK, says AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | NWAonline

    ... of a weapon would require a "strained" "logical leap" for prosecution, Rutledge wrote. Earlier this week, White County District Judge Mark Derrick found Richard Chambless guilty of carrying a weapon and disorderly conduct after his arrest in May for ...

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  6. Beebe Police Make Quick Arrests After Pharmacy BurglariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Beebe News

    ... of C.I.D. related that additional charges may be filed in the future. Strackbein was incarcerated in the White County Jail in lieu of a $5,000.00 bond. Chief Ballew also reported the arrest of a 15 year old "Male juvenile" by Investigator Steve ...

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  7. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NWAonline

    ... meeting and urging them to attend. SEARCY -- A proposed $80,000 "Holiday of Lights" campaign is leaving some White County officials and residents wondering if the money could be better spent. The concept of the campaign is to light up Searcy during ...

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  8. Don Weaver on Paving Over Potholes in Federal Highway FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... on the Associated General Contractors of America national board since 2001. Weaver-Bailey is based in El Paso (White County). The first was family. My grandfather along with his brothers and his brothers-in-law traveled the country in the '30s and ...

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  9. Kathleen SweezyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Kathleen Sweezy, age 85, a resident of Kings Mountain, passed away at her home on August 9, 2015. She was born in White County Arkansas to the late Louie and Zella Salter Turley.

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  10. Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Behind Bars in SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | FOX16

    Arkansas State Police confirm that troopers ticketed Edward Spears, 53, for fictitious tags over the weekend, adding that the WCSO relayed information to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office of a hold White County had for Spears relating to warrants. The WCSO says Spears was transferred from Jefferson County to White County due to a warrant for a failure to appear on two hot check violations in White County District Court. 1 comment

  11. Police seek missing man last seen in SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    The Searcy Police Department is seeking help to find a missing White County man who was last seen at the Searcy Walmart on July 29. 43-year-old David Steele, of McRae, was reported missing to Searcy PD Wednesday after not being heard from for over a week. 19 people are now in the Pope County Detention Center on felony drug warrants after a collaborative operation by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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  12. Missing McRae man soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Arkansas Online

    The Searcy Police Department is looking for a White County man who disappeared July 29.

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  13. Gunshot injures boy, 14, in SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    A 14-year-old boy was taken to a Searcy hospital Thursday after accidentally shooting himself in the face, according to the White County sheriff's office.

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  14. 9 Arrested in White County Prescription Pills InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | FOX16

    The White County Sheriff's Office says those arrested Wednesday face felony charges related to the fraudulent purchase and distribution of prescription pills. The WCSO says the lengthy investigation and arrests were a joint effort of the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force, White County Sheriff's Office, Searcy Police Department, Lonoke County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas Department of Community Correction, and the Judsonia Police Department.

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  15. Nine arrested in White County prescription pill fraud case; Four still wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Authorities have arrested nine people for the fraudulent purchase and distribution of prescription pills, but four people are still wanted in the case. The arrests were made Wednesday after a joint investigation by the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force, White County Sheriff's Department, Searcy Police Department, Lonoke County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, and the Judsonia Police Department.

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  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... participants "just bicker all the time and do not pull together," an official with the governing agency for the White County Aging Program said Thursday. However, Ed Haas, contract services supervisor for White River Area Agency on Aging, said the ...

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  17. Tin Lizzies tour to Searcy's Pioneer VillageRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Antique car enthusiasts from throughout the White County area gathered at Pioneer Village in Searcy on the morning of July 10 in anticipation of the arrival of a caravan of Model T Fords from Heber Springs, where the Arkansas Tin Lizzies Club held its annual meeting July 9 and began its annual summer tour.

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  18. ASP: Inappropriate contact between child and sheriff's employee being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WHITE COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police are investigating an accusation of inappropriate contact with a child by a White County Sheriff's Department employee. According to Bill Sadler, public information officer for ASP, special agents of the State Police Criminal Investigation Division were assigned the case on July 10. No further information was released about the incident on Monday.

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  19. Sex offender caught in White County after police searchRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A sex offender who has been on the run from law enforcement since July 8 has been captured in Bald Knob. Officers with the Bald Knob Police Department arrested a man on Saturday after searching in Searcy and Romance, Arkansas.

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  20. White Co. Level 4 Sex Offender Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | FOX16

    A Level 4 sex offender on the run in White County is behind bars. Arkansas Community Correction says 55-year-old Sean Duffey is now in the White County Jail on multiple charges. 1 comment