Sebastian County Newswire

Sebastian County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sebastian County, AR.

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  1. Crews Respond To Vehicle Stalled In Lavaca FloodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    Sebastian County dispatch tells 5NEWS that crews are hard at work this morning retrieving a vehicle that was overtaken by floodwater. The vehicle was swept away along Bugscuffle Road.

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  2. Deputies Arrest Teen In High Speed Around Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A teen is in jail Sunday morning after crashing into a Fort Smith thrift shop during a high speed chase, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office. The chase started around midnight and ended when the suspect drove into the "Savers Thrift Store" on Rogers avenue next to Mercy Hospital, according to Dawn Rodriguez with the Sheriff's Office.

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  3. County: No crime in inmate's suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Arkansas Online

    Sebastian County's prosecuting attorney has ruled that there was no criminal fault in the death of a county jail inmate who hanged himself in his cell in December.

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  4. Fort Smith Police Arrest Man Wanted On Suspicion Of Credit Card FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Fort Smith police arrested a man on May 20 wanted on suspicion of credit card fraud after local media ran the suspect's photograph and surveillance footage, according to a news release. John Root, 37, of Ozark was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces charges of breaking or entering, fraudulent use of a credit card and failure to appear, the release states.

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  5. Bank repossessions push April foreclosures to 18-month highRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The City Wire

    ... two years. On a local level, foreclosure filings rose in Benton, Crawford and Washington counties, while Sebastian County bucked the trend. Statewide foreclosures rose 46% from a year ago, and were also fueled by bank repossessions - which boosts a ...

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  6. Opinion sought as to legality of Altes' job as state drug directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The City Wire

    Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Shue has asked Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge for an opinion on the legality of Sebastian County Quorum Court Member Denny Altes being named the state's Drug Director. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on May 14 named Altes, a former legislator from Fort Smith who was elected to the Sebastian County Quorum Court in November, as the state's Drug Director.

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  7. Arkansas Public Fleet Managers Association Elects 2015-2016 Chapter Officers/BODRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | PR.com

    ... Water Liz.tuck-rowan@carkw.com, 501-377-1266 Member-at-Large: Scott Stubblefield, County Administrator, Sebastian County sstubblefield@co.sebastian.ar.us, 479-431-8514 Member-at-Large: Renee Tyler, Fleet Acquisition, Parts & Special Projects ...

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  8. Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Search For Missing Sebastian County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Deputies in Sebastian County and White County are looking for Marcia Lunsford, 52, of south Sebastian County, who has been missing since Monday. Lunsford was reported missing May 20 by family members, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Whirlpool to Pay Arkansas Property Owners for Lost ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Insurance Journal West

    ... it was found that the plant had leaked trichloroethylene, which can cause cancer, into the groundwater, Sebastian County Assessor Becky Yandell chopped some property values by as much as 75 percent. A property that had been valued at around $90,000 ...

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  10. 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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  11. Fort Smith National Historic Site Honors Fallen OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The main event featured a ceremony led by the Sebastian County Sheriff's Honor guard, a 21-gun salute and Taps by the Fort Smith Police Department Honor Guard. At 11 a.m., Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck started the ceremony with a welcome and roll call of the officers who died in the line of duty between 1872 and 1896 while serving the Fort Smith District Court for Western Arkansas.

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  12. Deputies: Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Kidnapping His Ex-WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused of kidnapping his former wife on Saturday , authorities say. Clifford Conzley, 30, was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces charges of first-degree false imprisonment and assault on a family or household member, deputies said.

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  13. Fort Smith Police Arrest Armed Bank Robbery SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... man who left the bank heading northwest from the parking lot, the release states. Smith was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces a charge of aggravated robbery, according to jail records.

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  14. "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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  15. AR: Fort Smith Transit Sees Increase In TripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Mass Transit

    ... in 2012. The transit system receives 3 percent, or about $450,000, of Fort Smith's portion of a 1 percent Sebastian County sales tax. Those local funds qualify the city for more than $2 million in state and federal grants, according to city ...

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  16. Accused Lawn Mower Thieves Arrested By Sallisaw PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... was arrested by the U.S. Marshals in Fort Smith on April 29, police said. Fort Smith police and the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office were able to locate more stolen property as a result of confessions from all three suspects, police said. If anyone ...

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  17. Fort Smith fires back against allegation of planting bad softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The City Wire

    ... firm based in Texas, to defend against the malicious software allegation. FORT SMITH RESPONSE Filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court, the response from attorney Doug Carson, with the city's legal firm Daily & Woods, said Campbell's motion "contains ...

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  18. Quilters Prepare For "Airing Of The Quilts" ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... :00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Tickets for the event are $5 at the door. Proceeds raised will benefit the Sebastian County Historical Society.

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  19. 40/29 Investigates: Crime Scene Cash and where it goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    ... 500 THOUSAND DOLLARS. FAYETTEVILLE POLICE GOT NEARLY $125,000 FROM SEIZED ROBBERY. SPRINGDALE GOT $159,000. SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN FORT SMITH RACKED UP THE BIGGEST TOTAL, SEIZING OVER A MILLION DOLLARS IN THE PAST TWO YEARS. WHAT ARE POLICE DOING WITH ...

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  20. State opens bids for road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... the apparent low bidder. a Repair the support assembly for the U.S. 64 bridge over the Arkansas River in Sebastian County, $2.3 million, Mobley Contractors Inc. of Morrilton. a Overlay 4.71 miles of Arkansas 4 and Arkansas 169 in Desha County, $1.3 ...

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