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Fort Smith, Arkansas is located in Sebastian County. Zip codes in Fort Smith, AR include 72908, 72906, and 72905. The median home price in Fort Smith is $139,500 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Fort Smith information.

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Arkansas man claims he was too drunk to remember fatal attack on pregnant girlfriend: cops

Douglas True, 21, was cuffed after cops reportedly found the body of his 22-year-old girlfriend, Briana Butler - who was seven months pregnant - in the bathroom of their Fort Smith home on Sunday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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4029TV.com

Chaffee Crossing damage may be from possible 'gustnado'

WEATHER SERVICE IS DECIDING WHAT CAUSED SO MUCH DAMAGE IN YESTERDAYS STORM. 40/29'S METEOROLOGIST DARBY BYBEE WAS THERE TOO.

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The City Wire

The Young Actors Guild delivers Sendak's - Really Rosie' to Fort Smith

Clayton Hartwig , Shelby Hartwig , Evan Law , Reece McDaniel and Jada Mack perform the lead roles in the Young Actors Guild production of "Really Rosie" opening Thursday at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Two Men Arrested In Sebastian County Robbery Investigation

Two men were arrested on July 21 as part of a Sebastian County robbery investigation, according to a news release.

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The City Wire

Cause for Paws, Taste of Crawford County, and Sippin' on 6th Street

August invites the Fort Smith region to have a good time while supporting great causes with the annual Cause for Paws, LadyD's Birthday Concert, Taste of Crawford County, and the Clayton House's Sippin' on 6th Street.

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The City Wire

Arkansas River tonnage down 3% January-June, some sectors see gains

Tonnage shipped along the Arkansas River is down for the first half of 2014, but it is not necessarily bad news according to a Fort Smith-area river operator.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

US Mint unveils Marshals Museum coin designs

Officials with the U.S. Mint have unveiled the three commemorative coins that will be sold next year to raise money for a planned $50 million U.S. Marshals Museum in western Arkansas.

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5NEWSonline.com

Fort Smith Apartment Complex Burns Twice in One Week

Battalion Chief Mark Talley told 5NEWS the fire started at 3:40 Wednesday morning , at the former "Village Apartments" complex at the intersection of 36th and Kinkead near Tilles Park.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The City Wire

Lack of movement' by military hampers Fort Smith airport fire service

The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday .

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The City Wire

Optimism falls in national poll, up with informal quiz of Arkansans

Regional business and civic leaders who responded to an informal survey by The City Wire do not share the pessimism exhibited in a recent Rasmussen Poll in which only 29% said America's best days like ahead.

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4029TV.com

75-year-old-man accused of repeatedly defecating on school campus

A school in Fort Smith says an elderly man has been defecating on a pole on the l campus for years.

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4029TV.com

75-year-old-man accused of repeatedly defecating on school campus

A Fort Smith high school wants a man to stop defecating on campus, and that school says it's a problem that has been happening for years.

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5NEWSonline.com

Police: Fort Smith Man Arrested After Chasing A Woman With Knives

Kyle Flanagan, 22, had multiple active warrants for his arrest before the Fort Smith Police Department arrested him at the Capri Motel at 1833 Midland Blvd. on July 21, according to a preliminary report.

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The City Wire

Possible water rate increases noted in Fort Smith budget review

The City of Fort Smith has already begun preparations of the fiscal year 2015 budget and members of the city's Board of Directors had their first public opportunity to weigh in on the process Tuesday at the group's noon study session at the Fort Smith Public Library.

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The City Wire

Mayor Corleone?

With Fort Smith city government looking like Petrino's face the day after his skirt chasing motorcycle trek, some are calling for a new form of municipal governance.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The City Wire

Library director makes case for $2.8 million property tax increase

A proposed millage increase to be voted on next month would net the Fort Smith Public Library an additional $2.8 million in revenue, allowing the library to expand offerings and upgrade technologies to meet customer expectations.

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5NEWSonline.com

Man Says He Found Pregnant Girlfriend Knifed to Death, Went Back To Sleep

A Fort Smith man suspected of knifing his pregnant girlfriend to death said he was drunk and "had done something bad that he didn't remember," according to court documents released Monday.

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5NEWSonline.com

Garrett's Blog: Another Cool-Down Coming

The jet stream will once again take an unusual plunge to the south sometime early next allowing cooler than normal air to bleed south across the central and Eastern United States.

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Toledo Blade

Ark. man kills pregnant girlfriend

Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department says 21-year-old Douglas True called 911 just before noon on Sunday.

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