Sebastian County Newswire

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  1. Sebastian County Election Commission corrects polling center votesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The City Wire

    The Sebastian County Election Commission took action Friday to be in compliance with state election laws following an attorney general's opinion that stated the commission erred in a previous vote to close specific polling locations.

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  2. Fort Smith Police Arrest Man In Connection To ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Yesenia Castro-Galdamez, 21, of Fort Smith was interviewed and arrested as well. She was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces a charge of second-degree endangering the welfare of a minor. Her bond was set at $1,000, according ...

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  3. Sebastian County EMS Fee IncreaseRead the original story

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    Hudson said Sebastian County EMS operates on a 1.3 million dollar budget and the fee hasn't gone up in 28 years.

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  4. High Five: Volunteers Help Set Up Sebastian County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Sebastian County Fair is in full swing, and residents from all over the county are coming out to the fairgrounds for a good time.

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  5. Ark. county considers raising ambulance feeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | EMS1

    Speaking to representatives of cities within the county, including four mayors, at the Sebastian County Intergovernmental Cooperation Council meeting on Monday, County Judge David Hudson outlined a plan for an increase in ambulance service fees for citizens who live outside of Fort Smith and Barling, which are served by the Sebastian County ... (more)

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  6. Sebastian County Fair Kicks Off in GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The ferris wheel is up and the rides are ready to go as the annual Sebastian County fair opens its gates up to the public Tuesday .

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  7. Raise ambulance fee, county chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Arkansas Online

    FORT SMITH -- Sebastian County Judge David Hudson is heading an effort to increase a fee for Sebastian County Emergency Medical Service to generate more money for the service and to relieve the county's general fund of its current burden of subsidizing it.

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  8. Sens. Boozman, Inhofe to attend Arkansas hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    U.S. Sens. John Boozman of Arkansas and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma are to attend a transportation hearing in Fort Smith.

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  9. Man arrested in Mena assault, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Arkansas Online

    FORT SMITH - Anita Smith thought Jerald Lavelle Brewer DH was going to kill her when he beat and kidnapped her before she escaped from a Mena gas station Sunday, according to the Sebastian County sheriff's office.

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  10. Crawford, Sebastian county home sales remain on positive trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The City Wire

    Home sales in the Fort Smith area continue to show growth year to date, with Crawford County's sales volume up 40.25% and Sebastian County sales volume up 7.29%.

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  11. Man wanted for kidnapping arrested in OklahomaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | KSWO

    Sheriff's Lt. Philip Pevehouse in Sebastian County, Arkansas, said Monday that Jerald Lavelle Brewer of Nashville, Arkansas, was arrested in Idabel, Oklahoma, where he had driven after the kidnap victim managed to escape while at a gas station in Mena.

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  12. NWS issues severe thunderstorm warning for LeFlore CountyRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... CENTRAL CRAWFORD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS... SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS... SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS... NORTHEASTERN LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA... * AT 306 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE ...

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  13. Deputies: Beaten, Kidnapped Sebastian Co. Woman EscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | FOX16

    ... woman is recovering after escaping from a man who beat and then kidnapped her. That's according to the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office (SCSO), which says the 34-year-old victim was taken from her home around 8:45 Sunday evening and driven more ...

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  14. Deputies: Hackett Woman Escapes After Being Kidnapped, Man ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... stolen, and it was last seen by family members heading west toward Oklahoma, according to the release. The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office released the information about her and the car to law enforcement agencies in western Arkansas and eastern ...

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  15. Don't blame the votersRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The City Wire

    ... completed. With the bonds retired, the 1% sales tax also ended in February 1993. After two failed attempts, Sebastian County and Fort Smith voters approved in 1994 (56.2% for) a countywide sales tax. The tax - which provides almost $1 million a year ...

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  16. Sebastian County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb sits down with Ciara Fleer as they discuss the Sebastian County Fair. It starts on Saturday (August 16th) with a horse show and pageant, marking its grand opening. The festivities than return again on August 19th where things wrap on the 23rd.

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  17. November contests set for municipal elections in the Fort Smith areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The City Wire

    ... win re-election to his position after no opponents challenged him. The candidates for mayor of the small Sebastian County city include Larry Austin, Keith Dedmon, Daniel Mayor and Ricky Gene Newman. Races for city council are also seeing multiple ...

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  18. Smith Chevrolet-Cadillac donates $11,000 to children's shelterRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The City Wire

    ... directly impact the children we serve" Ahlert said. In 2013, 854 children entered the foster care system in Sebastian County. The Children's Emergency Shelter serves all foster children throughout the state, primarily children in Sebastian, ...

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  19. Bomb Threat Shuts Down Lavaca StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said the Fort Smith Bomb Squad was called to the Lavaca Police Department after a man found a suspicious item among things he bought at a garage sale.

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  20. Ben Geren Aquatics Center work - moving forward' and on scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The City Wire

    ... would come in right at the nearly $11 million budgeted for the project by the city of Fort Smith and Sebastian County. "So we'll evaluate those bids and determine what our next step will be in the project." While construction work continues, Fort ...

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