Thursday Aug 28
Lavaca Man Booked In Child Porn Arrest
A Lavaca man is behind bars after Sebastian County Sheriff's deputies arrested him on Aug. 27 in a child pornography case, authorities say.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Proposal to Increase Ambulance Fees Up for Approval
The Sebastian County Quorum Court will meet tonight to give final approval to a proposal to raise ambulance fees in the county.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Sebastian County Fair Wraps Up, Clean Up Begins
Sebastian County Extension Agent Jesse Bocksnick says the fair is a tradition 70 years in the making.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The City Wire
Sebastian County Election Commission corrects polling center votes
The Sebastian County Election Commission took action Friday to be in compliance with state election laws following an attorney general's opinion that stated the commission erred in a previous vote to close specific polling locations.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sebastian County EMS Fee Increase
Hudson said Sebastian County EMS operates on a 1.3 million dollar budget and the fee hasn't gone up in 28 years.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ark. county considers raising ambulance fee
Speaking to representatives of cities within the county, including four mayors, at the Sebastian County Intergovernmental Cooperation Council meeting on Monday, County Judge David Hudson outlined a plan for an increase in ambulance service fees for citizens who live outside of Fort Smith and Barling, which are served by the Sebastian County ... (more)
Sebastian County Fair Kicks Off in Greenwood
The ferris wheel is up and the rides are ready to go as the annual Sebastian County fair opens its gates up to the public Tuesday .
Raise ambulance fee, county chief says
FORT SMITH -- Sebastian County Judge David Hudson is heading an effort to increase a fee for Sebastian County Emergency Medical Service to generate more money for the service and to relieve the county's general fund of its current burden of subsidizing it.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Poteau Daily News & Sun
NWS issues severe thunderstorm warning for LeFlore County
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Deputies: Hackett Woman Escapes After Being Kidnapped, Man Arrested
A 34-year-old woman was kidnapped on Sunday around 8:45 p.m., but she was later able to escape, authorities say.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The City Wire
Don't blame the voters
This notion that a majority of Fort Smithians are anti-progress and aren't willing to pay the bill for socio-economic improvements is absurd and an unfortunate and ill-considered response among those frustrated by voter rejection of a library millage increase.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Sebastian County Fair
It starts on Saturday with a horse show and pageant, marking its grand opening. The festivities than return again on August 19th where things wrap on the 23rd.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Bomb Threat Shuts Down Lavaca Street
Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said the Fort Smith Bomb Squad was called to the Lavaca Police Department after a man found a suspicious item among things he bought at a garage sale.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The City Wire
Majority of Fort Smith Board quiet on library millage increase question
Four members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors would not comment on the 2 mil increase for the Fort Smith Public Library, with two directors planning to vote for the increase and one against.
Batesville Daily Guard
Wrong turn figures in Melon Dash title
Terry Sims is a giver. All of his life, he has given his knowledge, his time, his sweat, his hard work, his dedication and his encouragement to the community he has loved, worked and lived in.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Man Killed By Off-Duty Deputy Identified
A man killed by an off-duty Sebastian County Sheriff's Deputy -- in Fort Smith this weekend -- has been identified.
Off-duty Arkansas deputy shoots, kills man
Sebastian County authorities say an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who had shot at law officers in Fort Smith.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Sebastian County Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Forgery And Deception
Van Buren police arrested a man on suspicion of forgery and deception, according to a news release Thursday .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Cyber Crimes
Law Enforcement agencies across the area are on high alert to make sure your children stay safe.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The City Wire
Fort Smith area building permits up more than 10% through July
The values of building permits in Fort Smith, Greenwood and Van Buren were a combined $20.975 million in July, up nearly $6.46 million from July 2013 when the combined cities issued $14.515 million in permits.