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Tuesday | The Courier

Congress offers only a patch to road fund shortfall

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is working to pave the last gravel state highway.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Representative Rick Crawford, Arkansas Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Sebastian County, AR, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Events, Van Buren, AR

Benton Courier

2 men charged in western Arkansas shooting death

Jonathan Bridgewater, 27, and Nicholas Barrows, 19, half-brothers from Rudy, are accused of fatally shooting Jamison Lee Plum, 19, the Southwest Times Record reported.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rudy, AR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Boil Order Issued in Crawford County

A boil order is now in effect for people who live and work in Natural Dam, according to Cedarville Water Department Superintendent Fred Snipes.

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Related Topix: Natural Dam, AR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The City Wire

Crawford County Election Commission runs out of money

The Crawford County Quorum Court will look for additional funding for the Crawford County Election Commission after the commission ran out of money following the recent primary runoff election in May. According to Election Commissioner Bill Taylor, the problem came about not as a result of how the commission spent its budget, but at how the Quorum ... (more)

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5NEWSonline.com

Men Accused Of Killing And Burying Alma Man Charged With Capital Murder

The two Rudy suspects accused of killing and burying a 19-year-old Alma man were charged Monday with capital murder, according to Crawford County Prosecutor Marc McCune.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rudy, AR, Alma, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Security Installed at City Hall In Van Buren

Authorities in Van Buren are working to make the Municipal Complex safer. This is after a shooting just the down the road caused some big concerns.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, AR

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The City Wire

Waco Title to open Van Buren office

Waco Title has worked with Crawford County residents through its Waco Title office in Fort Smith for several years.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, AR, Fort Smith, AR, Alma, AR

Wed Jul 09, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Mail Truck Runs Off Interstate, Crashes Into Woods

A mail truck ran off of Interstate 540 and lodged into some trees between Kelley Highway and River Bridge on Wednesday night in Crawford County.

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5NEWSonline.com

Teen Found In Shallow Grave Laid To Rest

"He was only 19, so nobody ever thought that at that age somebody would be taken in the way that he was, so were thankful for everyone that has come out because they know the true him," Williams said.

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Related Topix: Rudy, AR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NWAonline

Benton residents offer suggestions on park upgrades

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The City Wire

Riff Raff | Economic stability. Now what?

The corpus of the Fort Smith regional economy is not a fully recovered patient but we should pause to take note of recent positive developments.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, University of Arkansas, Sebastian County, AR

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Half-brothers arrested after discovery of body

Authorities have arrested two men on suspicion of first-degree murder after the discovery of a body buried behind a home in rural Crawford County.

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