White County Newswire

White County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 86 in White County, AR

  1. One man killed in White County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KAIT-TV

    WHITE COUNTY, AR - A White County man died in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police. Austin M. Masterson of Judsonia was going north in a 1999 GMC on Arkansas 157 near Providence around 1 a.m. Sunday when the accident happened.

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  2. Arrests net four pounds of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KAIT-TV

    WHITE COUNTY, AR - An investigation into methamphetamine in the Beebe area netted the discovery of nearly $180,000 worth of meth and the arrests of three people, according to a post on the White County Sheriff's Office Facebook page . Peter Hernandez, Kevin Dillon, and Peter Baldenegro were arrested on suspicion of trafficking a controlled substance after Beebe and Conway police, along with the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force, conducted a controlled delivery.

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  3. Arkansas or bust! Wed for a few bucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    ... New York, that's even better). They need to select Arkansas for destination weddings (ooh, like Romance, that White County community with the cute name) and pay for them out of their own, fuller pockets. With all the money they are saving and ...

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  4. Two small earthquakes reported in part of ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | NWAonline

    ... The two earthquakes Sunday come after a 2.1-magnitude quake was reported early Wednesday morning near Letona in White County, which is about 8 miles northwest of Searcy.

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  5. Simmons First Bank Robbed Monday; Alleged Robber CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Beebe News

    ... taken into custody early Tuesday morning by the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office. He will be extradited back to White County and booked into the White County Detention Center for the offense of Aggravated Robbery. Bond has been set by the White ...

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  6. 2.1 quake reported in White CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | NWAonline

    The U.S. Geological Survey said the 2.1-magnitude quake occurred shortly after 4 a.m. near Letona in White County, which is about 8 miles northwest of Searcy. There were no reports of damage associated with the quake.

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  7. Small earthquake rattles community in north-central ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | NWAonline

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.1-magnitude quake occurred shortly after 4 a.m. near Letona in White County, which is about 8 miles northwest of Searcy or some 50 miles northeast of Little Rock. There were no reports of any damage associated with the quake.

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  8. Bank robbery suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | KAIT-TV

    ... gave a note that said he had a weapon, and demanded cash from the teller. Lucero will be extradited back to White County and be booked into the White County Detention Center for aggravated robbery. Bond has been set at $100,000 by the White County ...

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  9. Community Events in the Three Rivers AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Arkansas Online

    Jan. 26 Republican Committee Meeting SEARCY - The White County Republican Committee will have its 2017-2018 reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. at the Wilbur D. Mills Court Building, 301 W. Arch St. All are welcome.

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  10. DAV Chapter Outreach Program Meeting January 26Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Beebe News

    White County DAV Chapter 41 will be holding a meeting this Thursday, January 26 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Walmart-Regions room located in the Student Center at ASU Beebe.

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  11. Beebe man killed in Sunday night crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BEEBE, AR - A Sunday night crash killed an elderly White County man. An Arkansas State Police crash report states Jimmy D. Bolin, 70, of Beebe, was driving on State Highway 31 north of Beebe at around 11:15 p.m. Bolin failed to negotiate a left turn, causing him to leave the road and strike a tree. 1 comment

  12. Train crash survivor is due $2M, jurors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... locomotive to wait for three northbound Union Pacific trains to cross ahead of him at a junction near McRae in White County on March 23, 2013. The final locomotive, traveling 50 to 60 mph, derailed, with a container car and parts of other cars it ...

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  13. Speaker holds off guessing sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... gathered for the conference, Gillam said he hasn't forgotten that he was sent to the House by the people of White County, Beebe, McRae, Judsonia and Bald Knob. Don Zimmerman, executive director of the Arkansas Municipal League, said in an interview ...

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  14. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... and a loaded .25-caliber pistol were confiscated after the police were called about 4 p.m. Sunday, Beebe (White County) Police Chief Harold Armstrong said Friday. About 100 people reportedly watched as 25 to 30 men fought, Armstrong said. A ...

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  15. Rep. Jett to lead Revenue and Taxation in new sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... be in charge of the committee dealing with tax cut proposals during the session. Rep. Joe Farrer, R-Austin (White County), was named vice chairman. Rep. Dwight Tosh, R-Jonesboro was named vice chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, while Rep. ...

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  16. Police: Arkansas man arrested in shooting death of Searcy manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | NWAonline

    Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Bald Knob man in the shooting death of a Searcy man, a spokesman for the White County sheriff's office said Wednesday. Michael Gimondo, 27, was shot in the chest early Tuesday evening and died at the scene on Barber Road in Bald Knob, Sgt.

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  17. Bald Knob man arrested in killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Bald Knob man in the shooting death of a Searcy man, a spokesman for the White County sheriff's office said Wednesday.

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  18. 2 killed in White Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WHITE COUNTY, AR - Two Arkansas men died in a Tuesday afternoon crash in White County. An Arkansas State Police crash report states Kevin J. Gray, 39, of Judsonia, was heading south on Arkansas Highway 367 with Robert W. Adams, 46, of Bradford.

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  19. Beebe PD: Man arrested after disturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and was released, police said. Cates was being held Wednesday in the White County jail on a $20,000 bond, with a Feb. 7 court date in circuit court at Searcy. Copyright 2016 KAIT . All rights reserved. Watch ...

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  20. Arkansas roads agency opens bids on 5 sizable jobs; widening of U.S. 67/167 among $244M in projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... in Cabot. The low bid for the job was $79.3 million, submitted by Weaver-Bailey Contractors Inc. of El Paso in White County. A project to widen 17.6 miles of U.S. 70 to five lanes from Interstate 30 in Saline County to Hot Springs in Garland County ...

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