Yell County Newswire

Yell County Newswire

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  1. No bond set for Barefield in double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Courier

    Pope County Sheriff Investigator Eric Riggs testified during felony bond hearings that Tyler J. Barefield, 35, could clearly be seen on security footage at U-Pull-It Auto Salvage, where two bodies were found crushed inside a vehicle, wielding an AR-15 rifle. Barefield, who is one of three co-owners of the salvage yard, was arrested on Thursday for the murders of two Yell County men, Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau Dewitt, 22. The bodies were discovered on Tuesday when blood was seen running out of one of the vehicles on the yard.

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  2. Little Johns dominate WYC, 44-0Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Courier

    The Danville Little Johns held the Western Yell County Wolverines to 83 yards of total offense while wracking up over 400 yards themselves during Friday's 44-7 win at Wolverine Field. Danville scored with 3:36 left in the first quarter on a 38-yard pass from Preston Donnell to Juan Ponce to make it 8-0 after Donnell carried in the 2-point conversion.

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  3. Man arrested after 2 bodies found in Russellville junkyardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    A Russellville man has been arrested and charged in the deaths of two Yell County men whose bodies were recently found in a junkyard. Twenty-two-year-olds Aaron Brock and Beau DeWitt were found dead in a vehicle by authorities in southeast Russellville on Tuesday afternoon, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.

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  4. Arkansas man ordered held without bail after bodies found in junkyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A Russellville man was arraigned Friday morning after his arrest Thursday in the deaths of two Yell County men whose bodies were found inside a vehicle at a junkyard, according to authorities. Tyler Barefield, 35, was ordered held without bail on two counts of capital murder in connection with the slayings of Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau DeWitt, 22, both of Dardanelle, Pope County sheriff's administrative assistant Ramona Woods said.

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  5. No bond set for Barefield in double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier

    Pope County Sheriff Investigator Eric Riggs testified during felony bond hearings that Tyler J. Barefield, 35, could clearly be seen on security footage at U-Pull-It Auto Salvage, where two bodies were found crushed inside a vehicle, wielding an AR-15 rifle. Barefield, who had 13 visitors during Friday's hearing and is one of three co-owners of the salvage yard, was arrested on Thursday for the murders of two Yell County men, Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau Dewitt, 22. The bodies were discovered on Tuesday when blood was seen running out of one of the vehicles on the yard.

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  6. Arkansas man charged with murder after bodies found in junkyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A Russellville man was arrested Thursday and charged in the slayings of two Yell County men whose bodies were found two days earlier in a junkyard, the Pope County sheriff's office said. Tyler Barefield, 35, has been charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau DeWitt, 22, both of Dardanelle, authorities said. 2 comments

  7. Russellville man charged with murder after two bodies found in junkyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Online

    A Russellville man was arrested Thursday and charged in the slayings of two Yell County men whose bodies were found two days earlier in a junkyard, the Pope County sheriff's office said.

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  8. Chemicals in drinking water: a new reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Arkansas Times

    ... a roundup of news notes: Faulkner County deputy brutality case; a new water utility leader; missing money in Yell County, and unhappy Tea Partyers in Jonesboro. /more/ Central Arkansas Water announced late this afternoon that Graham Rich, the ...

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  9. Salvage yard bodies identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Courier

    Pope County Sheriff Shane Jones released the identities of two bodies found in a crushed car at a salvage yard in Russellville as that of Aaron Brock, 22, and Beau Dewitt, 22 - two Yell County men who went missing last Friday. According to a release from the Pope County Sheriff's office, the deaths are being investigated as a homicide.

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  10. Remains found at Arkansas salvage yard identified as 2 men; deaths investigated as homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | NWAonline

    Human remains found Tuesday afternoon inside a vehicle at a Pope County salvage yard have been identified as belonging to two 22-year-old men, according to the sheriff's office. In a news release Wednesday, the agency, citing results from the state Crime Laboratory, confirmed the identities as Aaron Brock and Beau DeWitt, both of Yell County.

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  11. Olympic athletes visit DardanelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Courier

    ... the steps of the downtown gazebo, pictures of the athletes in hand, ready to get autographs and take pictures. Yell County resident Kara Baker said she first met McLeod during his freshman move-in day at the U of A in 2013. "He was rooming with one ...

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  12. Yell County woman donates kidney to strangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Arkansas Online

    Tracy Tullos had for years thought she'd like to donate a kidney to someone, and she finally got the chance Sept. 1.

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  13. Teen jailed after gun found on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Courier

    Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey announced Wednesday that a 17-year-old juvenile male student at Two Rivers High School was taken into custody without incident earlier Wednesday, after an unloaded .22-caliber handgun was discovered in the studentaA A E s vehicle which was parked on the school campus. The firearm was discovered after a school resource officer was advised of an anonymous call claiming a particular student had a firearm at the school, according to Chief Deputy John Foster.

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  14. Ex-cops charged with misdemeanorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | The Courier

    One of two former Yell County Juvenile Detention Center officers was found guilty of third-degree battery recently, while the other pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery last month. Circuit Judge David McCormick presided over the three-day trial in Waldron of Timothy Spears, where a jury found him guilty of third-degree battery, a misdemeanor, in connection with the March 2014 altercation with a boy that resulted in a severe fracture of his upper arm at the YCJDC.

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  15. Resource officers soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | The Courier

    ... s are preferred. The salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Interested persons can apply at the Yell County Law Enforcement Center at 201 East 5th St. in Danville.

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  16. Mount Nebo Chicken Fry scheduled for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | The Courier

    Fried chicken is a longstanding Yell County tradition. At least, it is at the Mount Nebo Chicken Fry, an annual event hosted by the Dardanelle Chamber of Commerce.

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  17. Alcohol bid shy of ballot in 5th countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | NWAonline

    ... enough signatures by the deadline Tuesday, and voters there will not see the issue on their ballot. Nor will Yell County hold an alcohol sales election, after petitioners earlier abandoned their effort upon realization that they would not collect ...

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  18. Here's to the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    How did a country boy named Tom Cotton from Yell County here in Arkansas turn out to be Harvard material, a U.S. Army Ranger who distinguished himself in combat during two tours of duty in the Middle East, and a United States senator who's now being talked up as a presidential candidate four years from now? By then, Americans can hope, all the ... (more)

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  19. Man arrested after altercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Courier

    Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey announced Monday the arrest of a Havana man on Friday on felony domestic battery charges stemming from a weekend incident. Johnny Ray Carter, 55, was taken into custody after deputies were summoned to Chambers Memorial Hospital to in Danville meet with a female who reported Carter shoved her face into a door facing, according to Chief Deputy John Foster.

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  20. Yell County crash kills woman, childRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    A crash in Yell County on Tuesday afternoon killed two people and left two others injured, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

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