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20 hrs ago | The Courier

RFD partners with Crow Mountain

The Russellville Fire Department finalized a partnership with the Crow Mountain Fire District and will now provide auto-aid to the district in exchange for help covering areas north of Interstate 40 where RFD has a limited water supply.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Courier

Pottsville considers pay raise for officers

The Pottsville City Council is expected to vote on a proposed salary increase for officers of the Pottsville Police Department during its regular meeting Monday.

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Related Topix: Pottsville, AR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Courier

Lamoureux honored by the APA

State Sen. Michael Lamoureux was recently awarded Headliner of the Year at the Arkansas Press Association annual convention in Hot Springs.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Yell County, AR, Arkansas Tech University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Courier

Storm cluster wreaks havoc

A cluster of severe thunderstorms ravished Pope and Yell counties Wednesday afternoon, leaving many residents in the dark.

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Related Topix: Weather, Yell County, AR, Russellville, AR, Pottsville, AR

The Courier

RFD partners with Crow Mountain

The Russellville Fire Department finalized a partnership with the Crow Mountain Fire District and will now provide auto-aid to the district in exchange for help covering areas north of Interstate 40 where RFD has a limited water supply.

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Related Topix: Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Courier

Downtown parking deck needed

The consensus among business owners, Russellville residents and volunteers who want to make the downtown area a better place to shop and work agreed on one thing Wednesday - more parking is definitely needed, and it could be accomplished with a strategic plan that would start with a coordinated parking effort.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Court Date Set For Booneville Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Ordering Pot Via Mail

A court date of Sept. 8 has been set for a Booneville man arrested on suspicion of ordering marijuana through the mail, according to the Pope County Sheriffs Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pottsville, AR, Russellville, AR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Courier

Mayor gives update on Master Plan

There is one major reason the city of Russellville has enjoyed a rebirth downtown in the past few years - the vision, creation and implementation of a master plan.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Arkansas Tech University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Courier

Copper theft suspect arrested

The Russellville Police Department made an arrest this week in connection with the recent rash of air-conditioning coil thefts.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Real Estate, Yell County, AR

Wed Jul 16, 2014

FOX16

Constable Arrested After Walmart Shopping Corral is Destroyed

Police say Pope County Constable Kenneth Loveless was first a passenger then a driver in a truck that caused more than $1,350 damage to a shopping cart corral at a Russellville Walmart.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Arkansas Times

Attorney's opinion sought on civil service commissioner residency

Over the weekend I wrote about questions raised about the residency of Little Rock Civil Service Commissioner Brett Morgan , a critical vote in the bare-minimum four-vote majority that voted to overturn the recommended suspension and firing of police Lt.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Courier

Cities rely on sirens to warn of tornadic weather

Though spring is the typical tornado season, the Arkansas River Valley is still at risk for violent storms this summer.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Little Rock, AR, Russellville, AR, Atkins, AR

The Courier

Commission prepares for elections

The Pope County Election Commission discussed possible changes to polling locations for the Nov. 4 general election during its meeting Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hector, AR, Atkins, AR, Pottsville, AR

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Courier

A&P celebrates financial record, awards three grants

Jannie Condley , executive director of the River Valley Shelter for Battered Women and Children, speaks to the commission during Thursday's meeting.

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The Courier

Dover SRO Kirkland ready for year two

Eleven months ago, the Dover School District hired Darin Kirkland, an experienced school resource officer through the Marshal's Office.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Hector, AR

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Courier

School boards to see new faces

Candidate filing for the school board positions closed at noon Tuesday, and four incumbents in Pope County have opted not to run.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Dover, AR, Pottsville, AR, Atkins, AR, Yell County, AR

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Courier

Gibson resigns from ARVAC

Arkansas River Valley Area Council Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Pope County Judge Jim Ed Gibson from his board of director position during its meeting on June 23. Gibson served on the board for more than five years and resigned because of time conflicts with other organizations.

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The Courier

County out $4,500 for missing evidence

On June 18, the Pope County Treasurer issued a check to attorney Patrick R. James because Federal District Judge Brian Miller imposed sanctions on the Pope County Sheriff's Office for failing to produce evidence regarding an incident on Sept.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Dover, AR

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Courier

Summer enrichment program a success

Students in grades K-5 within the Russellville School District recently had the chance to participate in a three-week summer school enrichment program.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Painting, Arts, Entomology, Science, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Courier

Warriors for Christ

The year was 1865. Lewis Carroll published his novel, "Alice in Wonderland." The 13th Amendment was ratified, slavery in the U.S was abolished and the American Civil War came to a long-awaited end.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR

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