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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Features named for Parrot Island WaterparkRead the original story

    Thursday | 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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  3. Springdale Dr.'s Medical License Suspended After Loaded Guns, Drugs Found In CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... they searched his vehicle after discovering he was wanted on a third-degree domestic battery warrant out of Sebastian County. Investigators said they found several different types of prescription drugs and more than $4,000 in cash inside a backpack ...

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  4. Uneven home price gains could limit home equity market growth in 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The City Wire

    ... the 2013 period average of $176,676, and better than the $166,666 in the 2012 period. The average price in Sebastian County for the first 11 months was $136,888, below the $137,571 for the same period in 2013 and below the $137,716 in the 2012 ...

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  5. The Learning Fields Chaffee CrossingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The City Wire

    Sebastian County Extension Office Message Tel. 484-7737 Fax 484-9669 FIRST SATURDAYS AT THE LEARNING FIELDS a a During the non-winter seasons, from March through October, The Learning Fields host our open for the public, showcase of each garden on the 1st Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and some will close later.

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  6. Sebastian County officials review 2015 budget shortfall, Whirlpool lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The City Wire

    Budget projections, Whirlpool, the 2015 Personnel Project, and a resolution approving ArcBest Corporation for the Tax Back Program were among the highlights of the Sebastian County Quorum Court's inaugural meeting for 2015 on Tuesday . Sebastian County Judge David Hudson started off with a review of 2015 budget projections.

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  7. Fort Smith Student Wins Sebastian County Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Vinny Nguyen, who goes to Trinity Junior High School in Fort Smith, won the spelling bee by correctly spelling the word "cladistics." "Excited, happy, and relieved kind of that there's a little break from the studying," Nguyen said.

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

    Thursday Jan 15 | The City Wire

    ... for the Sebastian and Crawford counties with a 14.3% rise in home sales. Residential sales were up 9.4% in Sebastian County and 31.3% in Crawford. Total sales in Sebastian County reached $184.34 million with 1,360 homes sold last year, according to ...

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  9. Sebastian County Claims Sovereign Immunity In Lawsuit On Inmate's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Sebastian County's attorneys are claiming sovereign immunity after a lawsuit was filed by the family of an inmate who died in her jail cell from drug intoxication. Amanda Potter, 39, was found unresponsive in her Sebastian County Detention Center cell in the early morning of July 19. She was rushed to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith, where she was pronounced dead, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Fort Smith Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty, Gets Public DefenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fort Smith man accused of stabbing two people at a local motel pleaded not guilty to several potential felony charges Wednesday morning, according to the Sebastian County Prosecutor's Office. Joseph M. Cox faces charges of parole violation, first-degree battery and second-degree domestic battery.

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  11. Prayer Service To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Congregations from across Sebastian County are coming together for a prayer service Wednesday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This comes just days before people across the nation will pay tribute to the civil rights leader. People from all across the area will come to Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church to pay tribute to the man behind the civil rights movement.

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  12. Fired Officer Sues Police After Reporting Undercover Cop's Sex Act With ProstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... of the arrest report that appeared on his attorney's web blog. He also states in the lawsuit, filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court on Monday (Jan. 12), that he is required by department policy to report professional concerns about other officers' ...

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  13. Leaders Discuss Major Road ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 5NEWSonline.com

    State leaders came together Tuesday in Fort Smith to talk about the future of Interstate 49 through Sebastian County. Right now, crews are hard at work building sections of the Bella Vista bypass which runs from Bentonville to Fayetteville.

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  14. Fort Smith Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Stabbing Two PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... M. Cox had stabbed them at his residence at 611 N 11th St., the report states. Cox was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center and faces charges of parole violation, first-degree battery and second-degree domestic battery, police said. ...

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  15. Sebastian County Sheriff Highlights 2015 GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | 5NEWSonline.com

    "Anytime that the jail is over-crowded with state prisoners, it creates problems within the jail," Hollenbeck said. "So it's imperative that we work closely with the state legislators and the governor this year to make sure that issue is actually addressed, finally."

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  16. Hutchinson names new directors for DFA, Livestock & Poultry, State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The City Wire

    ... R-Greenwood, has made his living as a full-time cattleman since 2005. He was born and raised in south Sebastian County where his family has made their living raising cattle for six generations dating back to the early 1800s. Holland has served on ...

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  17. Suspect in Fort Smith Shooting ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | FOX16

    ... ernalia. He also faces a first degree battery charge in connection to the shooting. He is being held in the Sebastian County Detention Center.

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  18. Fort Smith Shooting Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Taylor was arrested without incident and was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on suspicion of felony possession of drug paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant of first-degree battery. ...

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  19. Tips lead to arrest of teen in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... stated that police were called to the E-Z Mart about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday on a report of an armed robbery. Sebastian County sheriff's deputies had arrived first and freed employee Matthew Fiser from a freezer into which the robber had forced him. ...

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  20. Hot Springs trail nominated for awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... to cross Interstate 30 on foot, according to Arkansas State Police. Read>> FORT SMITH -- Fort Smith and Sebastian County officials have voted to hire a Pennsylvania firm to operate a jointly owned aquatic center and settled on a name: Parrot ...

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