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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Courier

Intermodal fights to bring port to Russellville

The River Valley Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority discussed a lawsuit against it during its regular meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Dardanelle, AR, Little Rock, AR

Mon Aug 25, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Brian Floyd's Autopsy Won't Be Released Until Brooke Floyd's Trial

The autopsy for Brian Floyd, a Greenwood father and husband who was found dead in the Ouachita Mountains, will not be released until the trial for Brooke Floyd starts, officials say.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Courier

13 contested races inside Yell, Johnson counties

Thirteen contested races emerged in cities located within Yell and Johnson counties during the open filing period for the Independent municipal candidates.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, AR, Dardanelle, AR, Ward, AR, Danville, AR, Belleville, AR

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Courier

Thompson defines Dardanelle schools for 18 years

The identity of Dardanelle School District has been defined by one man for the past 18 years - Superintendent John Thompson.

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Related Topix: Dardanelle, AR, Education Etc., State University, AR, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Courier

Yell County approves resource positions

The Yell County Quorum Court approved amending the 2014 county budget to include two new positions at the Yell County Sheriff's Office.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Courier

Upward Bound prepares students

When the 2014-15 school year begins next week, 120 students from nine school districts in the Arkansas River Valley will be better prepared for their course work because of the summer Upward Bound program offered at Arkansas Tech University.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arkansas Tech University, Atkins, AR, Pottsville, AR, Arkansas

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Courier

Murder, battery arraignment delayed

The arraignment for a Yell County man charged with first-degree murder and battery, which was scheduled for Aug. 7, was delayed until Sept.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 08, 2014

NWAonline

Officials look into death of newborn

About a week after the death of a 10-month-old who was abandoned in the Ouachita Mountains, Yell County officials are investigating the death of another baby.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Trial Date Set For Greenwood Woman In Infant Son's Death

A trial date has been set for a Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains.

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Related Topix: Danville, AR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Electronica/funk band STS9 are going on tour for the first time in almost a year, and their schedule includes a stop in Fayetteville .

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

The Fresno Bee

Manslaughter charge for Ark. woman in son's death

Brooke Sueann Floyd, 21, of Greenwood, surrendered to Yell County officers Tuesday and went free under terms of a $50,000 bond posted on a previous child endangerment charge.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Danville, AR

WGN-TV Chicago

Strange story doesna t add up: Woman charged after husband, baby found dead in Arkansas

A woman whose 10-month-old baby and husband were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains was charged with manslaughter Tuesday after new details emerged about the deaths of her family members.

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Related Topix: Weird

WTOV9

Arkansas woman charged in son's death

An Arkansas woman has been charged in her 10-month-old son's death after investigators say she and her husband took him into a rugged part of the Ouachita Mountains while having drug-induced hallucinations.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Courier

Boat explodes into flames, teens unhurt

Pope County OEM Search and Rescue, Pope County Sheriff's Department, Yell County Mounted Patrol, Johnson County RFD 5, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Russellville Fire Department, Russellville Police and Pope County EMS responded to a boat explosion on Lake Dardanelle at 4:31 p.m. on Monday.

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Related Topix: Pope County, AR, Dardanelle, AR, Pottsville, AR, Fire

5NEWSonline.com

Greenwood Mom Not A Suspect In Husband, Infant Deaths, Lawyer Says

The lawyer for a woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were recently found dead in the Ouachita Mountains says he doesn't believe she should be considered a suspect in their deaths.

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Related Topix: Dardanelle, AR

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Mom posts bond in case of husband, son found dead in Arkansas

You know the feeling when you or your child gets sick, it can be really tough to get out of bed and drag yourself to the doctor's office.

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The Courier

Court date set for 10-month-old's mother

Brooke Floyd is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Yell County Circuit Court on charges of first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor, a felony, and hindering apprehension or prosecution, a misdemeanor in connection with her husband and son found dead Tuesday in the mountains after they were reported missing for four days.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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