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  1. Schiefer, Larry E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Telegraph-Forum

    ... with his education degree. He retired from teaching after 30 years, first in Columbus before returning to Crawford County and teaching business and accounting at Wynford. He also served as senior class advisor, WEA President and SADD advisor. He and ...

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  2. Proposed Law Inspired By 2 Van Buren Sex Offenders Living Near ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A bill proposed by a state lawmaker from Crawford County would prohibit Level 4 sex offenders from living near churches. The bill was inspired by two sex offenders who still live near a church outside of Van Buren.

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  3. Crawford County leaders urge residents to keep taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | NWAonline

    Members of the Crawford County Quorum Court voted Monday to ask voters to continue a 1 percent countywide sales tax for eight years. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  4. Signatures submitted for alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | NWAonline

    ... ally injured over the weekend. Read>> Craig Smith and his wife retired to a "postage stamp" of land in rural Crawford County, where they planned to spend their lives enjoying the beauty of the Arkansas mountain... Read>>

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  5. Education revampers publish report on stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | NWAonline

    ... worth it to students and the state. Craig Smith and his wife retired to a "postage stamp" of land in rural Crawford County, where they planned to spend their lives enjoying the beauty of the Arkansas mountain... Read>> There is no freedom in the ...

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  6. Rogers' Lipscomb agrees to resign for $390,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | NWAonline

    ... security said Lipscomb showed a badge, and she believed he was a law enforcement officer. Marc McCune of Crawford County, serving as special prosecutor, determined there was no reason to file a complaint against Lipscomb for impersonating a law ...

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  7. Rogers City Attorney To Step Down After Reaching SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... detail. Lipscomb was involved in a criminal investigation by a special prosecutor in August and September. Crawford County prosecutor Marc McCune investigated whether Lipscomb broke any laws by using a city badge to gain entry into a VIP tent at a ...

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  8. State Reps To Appear At Sequoyah County Meeting About Proposed High-Voltage LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... the project. The county commissioners' next meeting is Monday (Feb. 2). Another county government, the Crawford County Quorum Court, unanimously approved a resolution Monday night (Jan. 26) denouncing the project, saying it would not provide energy ...

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  9. Parents await word on childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NWAonline

    ... There has been no action by the court since, and it is unclear when there will be a ruling in the case. The Crawford County Quorum Court is scheduled today to consider a resolution opposing the construction of a wind-power transmission line that a ...

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  10. JPs to consider which way the wind blows on power line projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NWAonline

    The Crawford County Quorum Court is scheduled today to consider a resolution opposing the construction of a wind-power transmission line that a Houston company wants to build across Arkansas. The resolution states that the Quorum Court will urge the U.S. Department of Energy to deny the Plains and Clean Line transmission project application "unless it identifies clear and substantial benefits to the state of Arkansas that exceed any detrimental impact caused by the project."

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  11. Crawford County Adopts Resolution Against Clean Line Energy ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Crawford County Quorum Court unanimously passed a resolution Monday urging the U.S. Department of Energy to not approve Clean Line Energy's application to construct a high-voltage transmission line through Arkansas. The $2 billion, 700-mile transmission line would stretch from northwestern Oklahoma to western Tennessee, going through the entire state of Arkansas.

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  12. Clayton man sentenced in Arkansas for sex with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Jersey Journal

    ... He pleaded guilty to the charges in August of last year. Butler had gone into hiding with the victim in Crawford County, Arkansas, and had painted the stolen car he was driving in response to Amber Alert descriptions of the vehicle, according to ...

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  13. New Jersey Man Caught With Young Girl in Crawford Co. SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A New Jersey man caught by authorities in rural Crawford County with a fourteen-year old girl he met on the Internet was sentenced in court Tuesday. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge, 27-year old Robert Joseph Butler will serve 10 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release for each count of Transporting a Minor in Interstate Commerce with the Intent to Engage in Sexual Activity and Sexual Assault.

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  14. New Jersey man caught with girl in Fort Smith sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NWAonline

    ... to the news release. The two were they were found in Fort Smith by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, and Butler was arrested. "There is no higher priority in our office than cases involving crimes against children," ...

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  15. Ex-boyfriend kills 2, then dies of likely overdose, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NWAonline

    A Crawford County man who authorities believe was depressed over his breakup with a girlfriend Sunday stabbed the ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend to death, then killed himself in what was likely a prescription drug overdose, Fort Smith police said Monday. A news release from police spokesman Sgt.

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  16. Five Arrested In Van Buren Multi-Car Break In CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... investigation, police were able to find three more suspects, and all five were eventually booked into the Crawford County Detention Center, the release states. Jamie Orick, 33, faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, two charges of ...

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  17. Sebastian, Crawford county home sales up more than 14% in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The City Wire

    ... $1 million. We recently closed four of those transactions and six have been sold this year," Warnock said. CRAWFORD COUNTY Crawford County agents sold 635 homes worth $75.114 million last year. Unit sales climbed 22.8%, while total volume rose ...

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  18. Man Who Sexually Assaulted 13 Year Old Gets 15-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... xual assault and received a 15-year prison sentence, with an additional 15 years suspended, according to the Crawford County Prosecutor's Office.

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  19. Crawford County Home Destroyed in Early Morning FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Crawford County family is working to salvage what they can Friday morning , after their home was destroyed in an early morning fire. Authorities said the two-alarm fire started at a home on Dry Hill Loop, near Chester, just before 2:30 a.m. The family of four says they were asleep inside their home when the fire sparked.

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  20. Minivan dragged 16 miles by semi-truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... to drive. Because of the snow, they weren't able to tell dispatchers where they were. Roscommon and Crawford County deputies were sent out, and officers stopped the semi-truck driver just south of Grayling.The four people inside the minivan were ...

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