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  1. Hail Causes Damage To Homes, Cars In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    Storms rolled through around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday . Many residents spent the day cleaning up damage caused by hail.

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  2. Fort Smith Police Arrest Woman Accused Of Shooting Man In The HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Hospital in Fort Smith, treated for his wounds and then released into the custody of authorities at the Sebastian County Detention Center for outstanding warrants. Carshall is described as an American Indian woman with brown hair, just over five ...

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  3. Hail Causes Damage In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

    ... ROZELLE IS IN ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT PLACES IN OUR AREA WITH A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAMAGE. HE IS LIVE IN SEBASTIAN COUNTY. JONATHAN: LOOKING AROUND WHICH ARE BILL -- WITCHERVILLE, YOU WOULD THINK THAT IT SNOWED HERE IN MID-APRIL, THAT NO, THIS IS ...

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  4. U.S. foreclosures lowest in eight years, Arkansas filings down 4.12%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The City Wire

    Arkansas foreclosure activity continues to slow and are part of a national trend in which first quarter foreclosures were their lowest rate in 8 years, according to Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac.com. Filings were down in Northwest Arkansas, up in Sebastian County, but down overall in the Fort Smith metro.

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  5. Fort Smith area reports stronger home sales, better sales volumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The City Wire

    ... sold in the first quarter of this year rose 17% from the same period last year. Total sales volume for Sebastian County equaled $41.281 million in the first three months of 2015, up 18.4% from the $34.851 million reported a year ago, according to ...

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  6. ArcBest to break ground for new headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Trucker

    ... investment in Fort Smith," Hutchinson said. "The transportation and logistics sector is a large part of Sebastian County's economy. Tomorrow's groundbreaking further strengthens Arkansas's reputation as one of the nation's logistics hubs." ABF ...

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  7. Lawyer: Malware located on driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NWAonline

    ... in the lawsuit since January 2014. Campbell had requested emails from the Fort Smith Police Department, and Sebastian County Circuit Judge James O. Cox ordered on May 9, 2014, that they be provided to Campbell as part of discovery in the case. ...

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  8. Attorney alleges Fort Smith police tried to infect his computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The City Wire

    ... computer, rendering the hard drive unsafe for Plaintiffs' use." In the filing with the Circuit Court of Sebastian County, Campbell is asking for sanctions against the defendants, to include criminal contempt of court and entering a default judgment ...

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  9. Justices tell Greenwood annexation issue mootRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed as moot the appeal by Greenwood of a Sebastian County Circuit Court ruling voiding annexation ordinances on the November general election ballot. Greenwood appealed a ruling in October by Circuit Judge J. Michael Fitzhugh that the ordinances the city put on the ballot to annex eight parcels of land into the city were nullified by the fact that City Attorney Mike Hamby contacted at least four City Council members to discuss amending the ordinances.

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  10. Ex-caretaker held in Arkansas deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NWAonline

    An Oklahoma man was arrested Wednesday on a warrant charging him with second-degree murder in the death of a mentally disabled man in his care in Arkansas, after authorities said he concocted an elaborate plot to deceive the police. Shawn Edward Howard, 44, was arrested on the warrant and was held without bail Wednesday after he refused to answer questions about how the nude body of Jimmy Don Abner, 57, ended up in some woods outside Cedarville in Crawford County in February, according to Fort Smith police reports filed with the Sebastian County prosecutor.

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  11. Arkansas Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NWAonline

    ... motion to withdraw granted. Kinard and Vaught, JJ., agree. CR-14-838. Steven Van Ta v. State, from Sebastian County Circuit Court, Fort Smith District. Affirmed. Harrison and Hixson, JJ., agree. E-14-718. Renee Abbott v. Director, Department of ...

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  12. Missing man's death ruled homicide, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Courier

    ... Don Abner is a homicide. Police later arrested Abner's caretaker, who is being held without bond in the Sebastian County jail. Abner was reported missing Feb. 10 by the caretaker who told police he had tried to stop Abner from leaving his home, then ...

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  13. Future I-49 Construction Nearing Completion In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 5NEWSonline.com

    After some weather delays, construction on future Interstate 49 from Greenwood to Barling is almost done. The $98 million project is just a small fragment of an interstate that will one day run from Northwest Arkansas to Louisiana.

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  14. Child Abuse Awareness Month Highlights Problem In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | 5NEWSonline.com

    According to the Children's Emergency Shelter in Fort Smith, more than 7,000 kids were in foster care last year in Arkansas and Sebastian County has the highest rate of children put in foster care because of abuse in the state. "There's a kid that came in," Ashley Ahlert, one of the directors at the shelter, said.

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  15. Bail set at $200,000 in child-sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Arkansas Online

    FORT SMITH -- An Oklahoma man was being held in the Sebastian County jail Wednesday in lieu of $200,000 bond after he was arrested earlier this week in a sting in which authorities said he had traveled to Fort Smith to have sex with a minor boy and girl.

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  16. Governor Signs "Laura's Law" for Domestic Abuse VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... the case is - we're in great danger here," Lt. Philip Pevehouse said. Lieutenant Philip Pevehouse of the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office is talking about a lethality assessment, a set of questions law enforcement officers will have to ask when ...

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  17. An Evening at the Gallery' and Day of Caring fill early April calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The City Wire

    ... of "The Nat King Cole Songbook" by the Fort Smith Symphony. Miles for Mutts 5K-The Purrfect Race The Sebastian County Humane Society will host the Miles for Mutts 5K at Riverfront Amphitheatre in Fort Smith on April 11. "The Purrfect Race" will ...

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  18. PHOTOS: Sebastian County House Destroyed In Early Morning FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Firefighters said the home, which is located at 5017 Slaytonville Road, near the Hackett area, went up in flames around 4:30 a.m. The Sugarloaf Fire Department and the Claytonville Fire Department responded to the call. They were later assisted by the Hackett Fire Department.

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  19. Deputies Investigate Property Stolen From Vehicles In Sebastian CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Deputies with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office are investigating multiple instances where property was stolen from vehicles in the overnight hours between Friday and Saturday , authorities say. None of the vehicles were broken into because they were all unlocked, deputies said.

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  20. Three Teens Behind Bars After Overnight BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... . Police say the suspects made off with merchandise from the store and are all currently behind bars at the Sebastian County Detention Center.

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