Crawford County Newswire

Crawford County Newswire

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  1. Van Buren Theft Suspect Arrested, Was Traveling With Missing 15-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... found in Franklin County where the two were staying, authorities said. The theft suspect was booked into the Crawford County Detention Center and is being held on a no-bond warrant, according to the Van Buren Police Department.

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  2. Police: Man wanted out of Florida arrested on theft charges, found with missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 4029TV.com

    ... later located in Franklin County, the area where both subjects has been staying. Mason is being held in the Crawford County Jail on a "No Bond Warrant" along with charges related to the Van Buren Wal-Mart theft case.

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  3. RV Park Submerged in Water, Roads Closed in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... remains closed Tuesday morning due to water covering the road, dispatchers said. Several other roads across Crawford County also remain closed, including: Highway 282 at the Grotto Hole, the low-water bridge on Pevehouse Road in Van Buren, Orrick ...

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  4. Power Lines Down Along Alma Highway in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Power lines are down along Alma Highway in Crawford County Tuesday morning , according to dispatchers at the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. The downed lines, which are located around the 5300 block of Alma Highway, were first reported to authorities during Monday night's storms, dispatchers said.

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  5. Flooding From Arkansas River Threatens Van Buren NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A flooded Arkansas River is threatening homes in the Flat Rock Court neighborhood in Van Buren, according to Crawford County Emergency Manager Dennis Gilstrap. Gilstrap said Van Buren Police officers are going door-to-door in the southeast Van Buren neighborhood, warning people of localized flooding from the river.

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  6. Swift Water Rescue Underway In Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A man and his 12-year-old daughter were caught in a creek near Independence Road southwest of Natural Dam, according to authorities.

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  7. Flood Gates Up At Riverfront Park In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Officials are putting up the flood gates at the Riverfront Park in Van Buren, according to the city's Facebook page. According to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown, Van Buren Police moved campers from the Park Ridge grounds on Rena Road due to flooding.

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  8. Happy birthday, Head StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Arkansas Times

    ... we can see you. Evidently there's big money to be made by only, ONLY electing idiots out of Sebastian and Crawford County. I guess it's better for the fat cats here that their elected representative be totally unable to represent anyone or to form ...

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  9. Local Deputy Invents Product to Solve "Unspoken Problem" For Law OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Deputy Nick Tuttle has been with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office for seven years; and in that time, he's been dealing with a problem. It's a problem he said most officers deal with - their radio microphones don't stay attached to their uniforms.

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  10. Body Of Missing Crawford County Swimmer FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The body of a 19-year-old Alma man who went missing while swimming near Rudy has been found, according to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown.

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  11. Search continues for a missing 19-year old swimmer in Crawford countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | 4029TV.com

    ... Rivera updates us on the continuing search efforts to find the missing swimmer, 19-year-old Skylar Combs, in Crawford county. This is the third day rescue teams have been searching for this missing man. STORY THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. JOSH, THANK YOU. ...

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  12. Fort Smith voters OK street tax, reject trail plan; Crawford County tax renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The City Wire

    Fort Smith voters overwhelmingly renewed a 1% street tax for city infrastructure, but rejected a plan to divert 5% of the street tax revenue for construction of a 35-mile multi-use trail system. Based on early voting results, Crawford County voters were on track to renew a 1% sales tax by a large margin.

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  13. Crawford County Sheriff Releases Name Of Missing Swimmer As Search ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Crawford County Sheriff's Office identified a 19-year-old missing swimmer Tuesday as Skylar Combs of Alma. Search crews were out Tuesday looking for Combs who is believed to have drowned in Frog Bayou near Rudy Monday, according to Sheriff Ron Brown.

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  14. Trial set for June in Rudy slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | NWAonline

    One defendant is expected to testify against the other in a Crawford County capital murder case scheduled for early June. Marc McCune, Crawford County prosecutor, announced Monday he expects Jonathan Bridgewater to plead guilty to an unspecified charge after he testifies against Nicholas Barrows in the June 24 shooting death of Jamison Plum, 24, of Alma.

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  15. Crawford County Rescue Crews Search For Man In Flooded CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Rescue crews from Crawford County are looking for a 19-year-old man who may have drowned in Frog Bayou at Rudy, according to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Ron Brown said the call for a man missing in the flooded creek came in at 3:20 p.m. Monday .

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  16. Crews respond to possible drowning in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 4029TV.com

    The Crawford County Sheriff's Department said they have crews en route to a "possible drowning" off of Hwy 282 at a swimming area called the "The Grotto Hole."

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  17. Caretaker Reports Level-Four Sex Offender Missing From Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Robert Ward, 56, left his residence in the Oak Grove Road area of Van Buren at an unknown time and hasn't been seen since, according to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. If anyone has information on the location of Ward, they are encouraged to contact the Crawford County Sheriff's Office at 479-474-2261.

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  18. "Journey Home" Tour Focuses On Foster CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A faith - based organization in the River Valley is hoping to help the community better understand what life's like in foster care. This as the month of May marks Foster Care Awareness Month.

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  19. Cedarville Mayor Announces Resignation At Special City Council MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... ok post, Police Chief Larry Merrill also submitted his resignation, effective May 6. Until he's replaced the Crawford County Sheriff's Office will be responding to calls made from Cedarville.

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  20. Noteworthy DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | NWAonline

    ... m during his long tech career. Early voting begins Tuesday in two May 12 special elections in Fort Smith and Crawford County to renew respective 1 percent sales taxes. Read>>

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