Camden Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Camden, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 43 in Camden, AR

  1. Camden store manager killed, suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KATV Little Rock

    Richard Anders, 63, the manger of Mac's Grocery was killed Friday evening as he was making a money drop. According to Camden Police Chief "Bo" Woody Anders was shot at least once.

    Comment?

  2. Former Ouachita County Judge sentenced for bribery schemeRead the original story

    Friday | The City Wire

    James Michael Hesterly, 50, of Camden, Ark., was sentenced on Thursday to 33 months in prison and one year of supervised release on one count of Bribery Concerning a Program Receiving Federal Funds. Hesterly and Harry Clemons Jr., 39 of Bearden, Ark., were indicted for a scheme to award a Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster-relief contract to Clemons by rigging the bidding process in return for a contribution to Hesterly's 2010 reelection campaign for Ouachita County Judge.

    Comment?

  3. Second man arrested in connection with ETX cattle theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KETK

    ... of approximately 70 head of cattle across Texas, including East Texas, and Arkansas. The suspect, Levi Boyd, 37, of Camden, Ark. was arrested by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Toney Hurley and Brent Mast in ...

    Comment?

  4. Former Ouachita County judge gets 33-month federal sentence in bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Arkansas Times

    Michael Hesterly of Camden, the former Ouachita County judge, was sentenced today to 33 months in federal prison for taking a bribe to rig a contract using federal money for disaster cleanup. In a news release, U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge recounts that Hesterly and Harry Clemons Jr. of Bearden schemed to have Clemons' business get a disaster-relief contract in return for a contribution to Hesterly's 2010 campaign for re-election.

    Comment?

  5. Skeletal remains found in Camden are missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CAMDEN, AR - Skeletal remains found in Camden nearly six months ago have been identified as those of a man reported missing in March. Camden police say the remains are those of Devan Lacy, who was reported missing March 11 by his mother.

    Comment?

  6. Porchia, Pastor Ivory M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Visalia Times-Delta

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Pastor Ivory M. Porchia. Pastor Ivory M. Porchia Pastor Ivory M. Porchia, age 78, was born on July 31, 1936 in Camden, Arkansas.

    Comment?

  7. Beebe's latest pardons include man in situation similar to governor's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Arkansas Times

    Gov. Mike Beebe today announced his intention to grant 15 pardons , which begins a 30-day process in which people can object to those decisions. The list includes a pardon for Troy Nations of Camden, who'd be pardoned on a 2003 delivery of marijuana conviction in Ouachita County.

    Comment?

  8. Ava Nell Pinkston, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Ava Nell was the daughter of the late James Edward and Julia (James) Taylor. She grew up and met her husband in Camden, Ark. As the wife of an Air Force pilot, Ava Nell lived in many places, including Alaska and ultimately, Cape Cod, MA. She and ...

    Comment?

  9. Ava Nell Pinkston, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Ava Nell was the daughter of the late James Edward and Julia (James) Taylor. She grew up and met her husband in Camden, Ark. As the wife of an Air Force pilot, Ava Nell lived in many places, including Alaska and ultimately, Cape Cod, MA. She and ...

    Comment?

  10. Dardanelle prepares for LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Courier

    ... You play to get an opportunity to play against a team of this quality." The Lions have lost three games this season - Camden Fairview, Pine Bluff Dollarway and Warren. "Those are three teams that are still playing," Price said. "Camden is a 5A ...

    Comment?

  11. Three Finalists In Running To Become West Fork Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    WEST FORK [KFSM] - The West Fork Police Commission is set to interview three police chief hopefuls beginning Friday and could select a top candidate by next week, Mayor Charlie Rossetti said. According to the mayor, the three finalists are Scott Rosson, a retired department commander in the Camden, Ark., Police Department, James Bacon, former police chief in Nixa, Mo., and Jim Wilmeth, undersheriff in Lea County, N. M. The city's Police Commission is made up of five West Fork residents, including Washington County Sheriff Tim Helder and Sgt.

    Comment?

  12. Legally blind Arkansas teacher earns awardRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A teacher from Camden who is legally blind has been named the area's outstanding Consumer of the Year by the Department of Human Services' Division of Services for the Blind. Kimberly Finney, a teacher with the Camden Fairview School District, is among 13 people in Arkansas to receive an area award.

    Comment?

  13. Nick McDonald Reception and Book SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Maurice N. McDonald is the Dallas Police Officer that captured and arrested Lee Harvey Oswald after the 1963 assignation of President J.F. Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit. Nick was born in Camden, Ark., on March 21, 1928.

    Comment?

  14. Contracts for October 10, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... for the U.S. Navy (3) and the government of Japan (4). Work will be performed in Chandler, Arizona (71 percent); Camden, Arkansas (24 percent); Vergennes, Vermont (3 percent); and Hollister, California (2 percent); and is expected to be completed in ...

    Comment?

  15. Rahm's longtime fundraiser says they're 'like a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    She's the daughter of a Palestinian immigrant-turned family doctor in tiny Camden, Ark. He's the first Jewish mayor of Chicago and the son of an Israeli-born, big-city pediatrician.

    Comment?

  16. SAU engineering gets $40K giftRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Texarkana Gazette

    GenCorp Foundation, the philanthropic arm of GenCorp and its subsidiary company Aerojet Rocketdyne of Camden, Ark., has committed $40,000 over the next two years for the new en...

    Comment?

  17. Forrest City Financial Poised to Sell For $2.7MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... exarkana, Newport Federal Savings Bank, Pocahontas Federal Savings & Loan Association and Heartland Community Bank of Camden.

    Comment?

  18. Gilbert SimsRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    Gilbert C. Sims, 88, of Fort Madison, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at The Madison in Fort Madison. Born April 24, 1926, in Camden, Ark., ...

    Comment?

  19. Our Clubs Sept. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Chapter 34 Arkansas Colonial Dames of America recently met in Camden, Ark., members are : Barbara Battles Rhodes, Arkadelphia; Teresa Clark, Hot Springs Village; Jean Mayo Hirsch, Camden; Nell White, Hot Springs Village; Mary Reid Warner, Chapter president, Hot Springs Village; MarJo Dill, Pine Bluff; Dorothy Wilks, Stuttgart; : Frankie Oschner, Peggy Ward Vandenberg and Mary Reinhart, Hot Springs; Betty Littlejohn Harp, North Little Rock; and Virginia Wood Frost, Camden. Not pictured Diane Newton and Jackie Downs, both of Conway.

    Comment?

  20. Game and Fish notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Courier

    Camden doctor has battled feral hogs for years CAMDEN - Dr. Will Daniel does not sugar-coat his feelings about feral hogs. "I hate those pigs."

    Comment?