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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Cedarville man arrested in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    CEDARVILLE - 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.

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

    Tuesday | 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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  5. Crawford County officials approve added land deal for new county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  6. Home sales up year-to-date, Sebastian County values down 24% in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  7. Crawford County Meets To Approve New Jail SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | 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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  8. Former Sebastian County deputy shot to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Arkansas Online

    VAN BUREN - Crawford County authorities said Sunday that there is not yet an arrest in the shooting death of a former Sebastian County sheriff's deputy who was found outside his home.

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  9. Hundreds Without Power in Sebastian, Crawford CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Heavy rain and lightning moved into the area overnight, knocking out power for 263 homes in Sebastian and Crawford counties.

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  10. Children Learn Where Food Comes From at Crawford County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Hundreds of students got a hands-on learning experience Wednesday at the Crawford County Fair in Mulberry. The children learned real life lessons on where our food comes from and how to raise those animals.

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  11. Crawford County officials seek to expand land buy for new jail siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The City Wire

    The amount of land to be purchased for a voter-approved, bond-financed $20 million county jail facility in Crawford County could be growing in size if a plan discussed at Tuesday evening's Jail Committee meeting is approved by the full Quorum Court at its regular meeting next week. According to Justice of the Peace Lloyd Cole, chairman of the Crawford County Quorum Court's Jail Committee, the county already has under contract an agreement to purchase about eight acres of land along U.S. Highway 64 just outside of the Van Buren city limits for about $275,000.

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  12. Arkansas and Louisiana Receive Nearly $2.5 Million in FEMA Preparedness GrantsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Perryville, the Valley View Fire Protection District in Jonesboro, the Bauxite Fire Department and Crawford County Fire District One in Rudy; a A tanker vehicle for the Jacksonport Volunteer Fire Department; a A water tender vehicle for the Burnt ...

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  13. Clarksville woman dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Courier

    A Johnson County woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in Crawford County, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Sue Watson, 71, of Clarksville was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer south on Interstate 49 near mile marker 22 in Alma when the accident occurred.

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  14. Rogers City Attorney Won't Be Charged In Police Impersonation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Rogers city attorney accused of using a city badge to gain entry into a Miranda Lambert concert tent will not be charged with any crimes, according to a statement released Friday by the special prosecutor in the case. Crawford County prosecutor Marc McCune said the case came down to one person's word against city attorney Ben Lipscomb's, and there is not enough evidence to show wrongdoing by the city attorney.

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  15. Clarksville woman killed in single-vehicle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Arkansas Online

    A single-vehicle wreck in Crawford County on Thursday left a Clarksville woman dead, the Arkansas State Police said.

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  16. Driver charged with homicide in log crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Courier

    Jerry Hickman was charged with homicide in connection with the June accident that killed two construction workers - one from Pope County and one from Crawford County - and injured 19 people. Hickman, 39, of Bee Branch was driving a log truck near the Archey Fork Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 65 in Clinton around 3:18 p.m. June 2 when one of the tires blew out, causing the truck to overturn, according to a police report.

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  17. Rogers Mayor Releases Information On Past Investigations Of City AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... attorney Ben Lipscomb impersonating an officer is sealed. Officials said prosecutor Mark McCune of Crawford County is taking over the investigation after Lipscomb allegedly used a city attorney badge to get into a VIP tent at the Miranda Lambert ...

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  18. Former Cedarville Treasurer Arrested On Suspicion Of TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Alicson Reding, 37, was booked into the Crawford County Detention Center and faces seven counts of felony theft of property, authorities said.

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  19. Lincoln Woman Killed In Single-Vehicle AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | NWAonline

    ... a felony negligent homicide charge. The accident happened about 10:45 p.m. 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, overcorrected and ...

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  20. Special prosecutor appointed in transient slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Courier

    A special prosecutor has been appointed in the case of a man convicted of killing a woman at a Crawford County transient camp in 2001.

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