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  1. VIDEO: Crawford County Deputies Seek Commercial Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify and locate a commercial burglary suspect that hit a gas station in Alma on Wednesday morning , deputies say. The suspect seen in the surveillance video above broke into the Short Stop #2 gas station at 6519 Highway 71 North at approximately 4:20 a.m., according to deputies.

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  2. New Police Chief a Top Priority for Cedarville Mayoral CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... a committee is in the process of selecting a new police chief. She said she has no intentions of asking the Crawford County Sheriff's Office to take over the police department. "We have no intentions of going back to the county. That would be a step ...

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  3. Crawford County grants addition election commission, assessor office fundingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | The City Wire

    The Crawford County Quorum Court on Monday approved appropriation reallocation requests for the Election Commission and the assessor's office. The Election Commission's original request for $62,600 was revised to $40,000 after Budget Committee Chair Mary Jan Blount said the general fund would not have the necessary funds to fulfill the request.

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  4. The taming of a countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Arkansas Online

    Crawford County was 194 years old yesterday. While it might be eclipsed by Fort Smith, its much larger neighbor to the south across the Arkansas River, Crawford County and Van Buren, its county seat, were seedbeds of early Arkansas history.

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  5. Home sales still strong in Crawford and Sebastian countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The City Wire

    Home sales in the region were up double digits in September, with Crawford County posting a 13.75% improvement in sales volume over the same month in 2013 while Sebastian County posted an 18.74% gain. Crawford County's home sales totaled $7.734 million for the month, while Sebastian County rang in at $16.47 million.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... of the City of Prairie du Chien and request that the Mayor direct the City Attorney to commence an action in Crawford County Circuit Court to compel you to abate the public nuisance above referenced." The Crawford County Public Health Department ...

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  7. Holder calling it quits: Time to go, he saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NWAonline

    ... to second-degree murder in the Aug. 2 shooting death of a man who wouldn't leave his property, according to Crawford County Circuit Co... Read>>

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  8. Two schoolkids held; bomb threats at junior high citiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NWAonline

    ... to second-degree murder in the Aug. 2 shooting death of a man who wouldn't leave his property, according to Crawford County Circuit Co... Read>> Four positions are being advertised for the new University of Arkansas online university set to enroll ...

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  9. Not guilty plea in fatal Washington County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... pickup driven by Cain. The accident happened about 10:45 p.m. Aug. 27 just north of the Washington and Crawford county line on Arkansas 59. Cain was northbound when he veered off the road into the ditch on the east side, over-corrected and traveled ...

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  10. Funeral Held For Former Sebastian County DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Family and friends will be remembering the life of David Jackson Tuesday as they prepare to say their final goodbyes. This came after Jackson was found dead outside of his Bidville home in the northeast corner of Crawford County on September 12th.

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  11. Economic study lays the groundwork for Crawford County jobs growth planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... right now," UALR economist Mark Goodman said. The first data points presented by Goodman showed as a whole, Crawford County performs well in areas such as agriculture, oil and gas extraction, construction, manufacturing, and transportation and ...

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  12. New liquor store construction does not mean more liquor storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... Beaty said, adding that the advantage could go to the Grand Avenue location which sits closer to the dry Crawford County and has easier access to I-540. Langley added that for the time being, the reallocation or sale of permits is all that is likely ...

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  13. Chickenpox Case Keeps Some Unvaccinated Van Buren Students Out Of SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... r vaccines by Thursday, according to the Van Buren School District. A school district administrator said the Crawford County Health Department staff stepped up to help resolve the issue by quickly offering the vaccines needed.

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  14. Man, 31, charged in August killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Cedarville man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on his property, according to documents from Crawford County's prosecuting attorney.

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  15. Cedarville man arrested in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    Crawford County deputies have arrested a Cedarville man on suspicion of second-degree murder in a shooting that was initially called an act of self-defense. The Southwest Times Record reports the 31-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for the Aug. 2 shooting of 41-year-old Brian Fisher.

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  16. French aviation company landing in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... says it's spending $2.5 million to locate a new facility in Arkansas that will initially employ 75 people. Crawford County deputies have arrested a Cedarville man on suspicion of second-degree murder in a shooting that was initially called an act of ...

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  17. Suspect Arrested In Crawford County Murder InvestigationRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A suspect has been arrested in a Crawford County murder investigation after a man named Brian Fisher was found dead near Cedarville on Aug. 2, authorities say.

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  18. Crawford County officials approve added land deal for new county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The City Wire

    The Crawford County Quorum Court voted unanimously Monday night to purchase nearly 16 acres of land to house the county's voter-approved $20 million jail project. The land, which is two tracts side-by-side, sits just outside of the Van Buren city limits between Van Buren and Alma along the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 64. Justice of the Peace Lloyd Cole, who chairs the Quorum Court's jail committee, said purchasing the additional land east of the eight acres that had already been surveyed and put into contract allowed architects to design the jail with in a way that allowed for easier future expansion.

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  19. Home sales up year-to-date, Sebastian County values down 24% in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The City Wire

    Home sales in the Fort Smith area continue to show gains in the northern half of the region, while the southern half's figures are almost flat. For the first eight months of the year, Crawford County's home sales have increased 33.74% to $47.079 million compared to $35.202 million during the same period a year ago.

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  20. Crawford County Meets To Approve New Jail SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Quorum Court gathered Monday to approve a site of land for a new $20 million jail in Crawford County. Crawford County officials met at the Division Two Courtroom in Van Buren, to discuss the purchase of the property and to get the land approved.

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