Sebastian County Newswire

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  1. Road Conditions In NWA, River ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... motorists to clear snow off your car before heading out. Not doing so could even result in a $140 fine in Sebastian County . - I-49 between Fort Smith and Fayetteville is messy, according to Arkansas State Police. They're encouraging people not to ...

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  2. Child Abduction Response Team Formed In The River ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... rs and safely reuniting children with their families. On Wednesday (Feb. 25th) various personnel met at the Sebastian County Emergency Operations Center in Fort Smith to participate in a mock, missing child exercise.

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  3. State Appeals Court Upholds Fort Smith Rapist's 140-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Arkansas Court of Appeals this week upheld the 140-year prison sentence for a Fort Smith man convicted of raping a pre-teen boy several times. A Sebastian County jury in 2013 found Robert Lee Sandrelli guilty of four counts of rape, after which Sandrelli was sentenced to four 35-year prison sentences to run back-to-back.

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  4. Sunday Snow/Sleet Estimates for ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | FOX16

    Preliminary winter storm reports show Dardanelle in Yell County and Fort Smith in Sebastian County recorded the most snow with an estimated two inches on the ground by Sunday night. In the Conway area, 1.5 inches of snow was reported, along with some sleet.

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  5. Barling Officer Pulls Woman From Fiery Wreck After Boyfriend Runs Off, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Barnett, made it out of the vehicle and ran away before first responders made it to the scene, police said. Sebastian County deputies later went to Barnett's home and arrested him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended ...

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  6. Conditions Icy on Some Arkansas RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | FOX16

    Road conditions for Arkansas Monday morning are surprisingly clear in many locations expect for the central part of the state from the western border all the way to the state's eastern border. Ice or ice patches are noted on the iDriveArkansas.com website from parts of Sebastian County down to just outside Hot Springs, also north of the Little Rock metro area on over to the Brinkley and Forrest City areas.

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  7. Ruling reverses portion of sex-abuse sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | NWAonline

    ... counts of first-degree sexual abuse. Hice pleaded guilty to the charges, receiving a 120-day stint in the Sebastian County jail and two 10-year probation sentences to run consecutively. State prosecutors revoked his probation twice. On the third ...

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  8. Semi On Fire Shuts Down Highway 22 In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    State troopers Thursday afternoon shut down Arkansas 22 because of a semi truck that caught fire on the highway, according to Arkansas State Police. Police shut down the eastbound section of the highway near Central City following the fire call around 3 p.m. Firefighters from Fort Smith and Central City responded to the fire.

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  9. January home sales up in the Fort Smith metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The City Wire

    ... consumer confidence and temperate weather also meant more sales for agents. There were 83 homes sold in Sebastian County in January, with 62 of those in Fort Smith, according to Kevin King, broker with Weichert King Realty Group. He said 11 of those ...

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  10. Greenwood Man Arrested After Asking Sexual Question, Chasing Woman Through ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... criminal trespass, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and public intoxication. He was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center, according to the Greenwood Police Department. Officers responded Thursday around 4:30 p.m. to Bell Park in ...

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  11. Shooter In Greenwood Drug Deal Gone Wrong Gets 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The shooter in a Greenwood drug deal gone bad was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to three felony charges. Steven Harden pleaded guilty to felony first-degree battery, being a felon in possession of a firearm and theft by receiving, according to the Sebastian County Prosecutor's Office.

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  12. Federal Prosecutor In Fort Smith To Address Doctor's Underage Sex Sting ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... on suspicion of online enticement of a minor and traveling to meet a minor. He is being held in the Sebastian County Detention Center and has an arraignment set for Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Western District of Arkansas ...

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  13. Book of Golden Deeds Award goes to Boys & Girls Club directorRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | The City Wire

    ... and has done more so out of the limelight than Jerry Glidewell," said Goodman. Following the presentation, Sebastian County Judge David Hudson and Fort Smith Mayor Sandy each read proclamations in Glidewell's honor. Fort Smith Noon Exchange will ...

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  14. Fort Smith Undercover Officer Nabs Doctor In Underage Sex StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Lamoureaux, of Ash Flat, will be held without bond in the Sebastian County Detention Center after he is transported to Fort Smith, police said. Lamoureaux is a doctor specializing in family medicine at ...

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  15. Murder Charge Filed Against Fort Smith Man Accused Of Raping Niece Before DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fort Smith man accused of raping his niece before her death last October has been charged with first-degree murder, according to court records. The Sebastian County prosecutor filed the murder charge Tuesday following an investigation and review into the case of Cohen J. Davis, 24, according to court documents.

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  16. Hackett man gets term for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Arkansas Online

    A Sebastian County man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to six years, three months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge that he downloaded child pornography from the Internet.

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  17. Northwest Arkansas counties hear pitch for new vote machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | NWAonline

    ... Systems and Hart also offer combined systems, according to their websites. Suzanne Morgan, coordinator for Sebastian County, said she was skeptical of the move. "I kind of think we're going backwards by going to paper," she said, adding election ...

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  18. Hackett Man Gets More Than Six Years For Downloading Child PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... locked away from society thanks to the collaborative efforts of HSI and our law enforcement partners at the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office and the Hackett Police Department." Court records state in May 2014, agents with HSI found a computer that ...

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  19. Take Back the Fort' group wants to have petitions ready by March 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The City Wire

    ... to get his job back. The meeting was also attended by Frank Glidewell, a former state Representative and Sebastian County Judge, and Denny Altes, a former member of the Arkansas House and the Senate. Fort Smith's city administrator form of ...

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  20. Features named for Parrot Island WaterparkRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The City Wire

    ... in Rogers and Clarksville, Ark. The naming contest for the features was open to residents of Fort Smith and Sebastian County in order to name the seven different slides and attractions. The name of the park was not open for public input. The seven ...

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