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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Halloween Guide 2017: Family Friendly Events In Northwest Arkansas & River Valleywill be in downtown Alma from 5-7 p.m. The Bella Vista library will be hosting
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 hours ago
will be in downtown Alma from 5-7 p.m. The Bella Vista library will be hosting Halloween festivities from 2-4 p.m. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a carnival with an outdoor movie, food and games beginning at 5 p.m. at the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Deputies Investigate After Dollar General Broken IntoAVOCA (KFSM) — Benton County Deputies are investigating after the Dollar Genera
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 hours ago
AVOCA (KFSM) — Benton County Deputies are investigating after the Dollar General in Avoca was broken into Monday (Oct. 23). According to Sgt. Shannon Jenkins, an alarm went off early in the morning. “When deputies arrived, they found the front door... Read more
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The Columbian
Kennewick police responded to a drive-by; they arrested hima 23-year-old man Friday night in connection with second-degree assault and dom
The Columbian / Posted 22 hours ago
a 23-year-old man Friday night in connection with second-degree assault and domestic violence. Donte Randolph is in the Benton County jail on a 72-hour investigative hold, police said. Officers were called to the area of 19th Avenue and... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Young Boy Who Wandered Away From A Children’s Shelter Is Foundsafely in the care of staff at the shelter." Highfill police was assisted in t
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
safely in the care of staff at the shelter." Highfill police was assisted in the search by the Gentry and Centerton Police Departments, K-9 units from both Gravette and Decatur Police Departments, and Benton County Office of Emergency Mana... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bentonville man struck, killed on I-49into the path of another vehicle, authorities said. The accident occurred abou
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
into the path of another vehicle, authorities said. The accident occurred about 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 49 in Rogers in Benton County, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Stephen Topping, 39, was standing in the northbound lanes near... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stop worrying; NLR police drone is our friendInitiative or SPI. In addition to the two departments above, the Pulaski Count
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Initiative or SPI. In addition to the two departments above, the Pulaski County sheriff's office, the Sherwood police, the Benton County sheriff's office and six other state agencies have bought drones and are in the process of training... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores53, Enterprise Lincoln 20 Amory 42, Caledonia 0 Bay Springs 48, Enterprise Cl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
53, Enterprise Lincoln 20 Amory 42, Caledonia 0 Bay Springs 48, Enterprise Clarke 14 Bayou Aca. 43, North Delta 32 Benton County 32, Potts Camp 0 Biloxi 52, Pascagoula 28 Booneville 43, Mantachie 12 Brandon 52, Oak Grove 33 Briarfield,... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Garfield Man Threatened To Shoot His Familyseveral guns around Rust’s SUV and five .22-caliber bullets in his pocket, acco
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
several guns around Rust’s SUV and five .22-caliber bullets in his pocket, according to the affidavit. Rust was being held Friday (Oct. 20) at the Benton County Jail on a $50,000 bond. He has a hearing set for Nov. 27 in Benton County Circuit Co... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Former Benton County Employee Appeals Embezzlement SentenceFAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A former accounting specialist for Benton County who embe
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A former accounting specialist for Benton County who embezzled more than $1 million in public funds has appealed her prison sentence, according to federal court documents. Connie Guild, 52, has asked the 8th U.S. Circuit Court... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pedestrian standing on Arkansas interstate dies after being hit by truck, run over by 2nd vehicle, police saythe path of another vehicle, authorities said. It happened about 3:30 a.m. on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
the path of another vehicle, authorities said. It happened about 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 49 just south of Bentonville in Benton County, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Stephen Topping, 39, of Bentonville was standing in the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Interstate 49 Construction Costs More Than $100 MillionBENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- Driving in Northwest Arkansas can be a headache. While
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- Driving in Northwest Arkansas can be a headache. While traveling south along the interstate in Lowell, lanes merge from three to two lanes, causing many traffic delays. Danny Straessle with the Arkansas Department of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi school districts receive new ratingsB Lauderdale County: B Coahoma Agricultural: B Kosciusko: B Forrest County:
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
B Lauderdale County: B Coahoma Agricultural: B Kosciusko: B Forrest County: B Pontotoc County: B Benton County: C Hancock County: B Greene County: B Lee County: B Marion County: B Winona: B Lincoln County: B C RATED... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Court of Appealsand Klappenbach, JJ., agree. CV-17-427. Amanda Lessley v. Arkansas Department
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and Klappenbach, JJ., agree. CV-17-427. Amanda Lessley v. Arkansas Department of Human Services and Minor Children, from Benton County Circuit Court. Affirmed. Gladwin and Klappenbach, JJ., agree. JUDGE MARK KLAPPENBACH CV-17-512. Lyle White v.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
THE WEEKEND TENis free. Visit caddoriverartguild.com. 10 CRAFTS Avid shoppers and vendors wi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
is free. Visit caddoriverartguild.com. 10 CRAFTS Avid shoppers and vendors will swarm normally sleepy War Eagle in Benton County for the annual War Eagle Fair, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. The 63-year-old fair... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Rogers Assists With House Fire Near AvocaTom Jenkins. Firefighters responded about 1:17 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 18) to 149
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
Tom Jenkins. Firefighters responded about 1:17 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 18) to 14979 Muldoon Drive, which is in unincorporated Benton County on an inlet at Beaver Lake The Avoca Fire Department described the structure as a total loss, but said no one... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Police Arrest Pea Ridge Man In Connection To Arson Casea.m. and claimed he was displaying alarming activity prior to leaving. Todd wa
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
a.m. and claimed he was displaying alarming activity prior to leaving. Todd was questioned on Tuesday (Oct. 17) and further evidence against him was collected by the police at his house. He was placed under arrest and taken to the Benton County Ja... Read more
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The Columbian
Prosecutor clears deputy in shooting of West Richland manWashington man who authorities say refused to drop a shotgun and leveled it at
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Washington man who authorities say refused to drop a shotgun and leveled it at officers. The Tri-City Herald reports that Benton County Prosecutor Andy Miller says deputy John Clary was justified in the shooting of 46-year-old Douglas West in... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Benton County Sheriff’s Office Launches New Cyber Initiative To Combat Online PredatorsBENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- In part with cyber security month, Benton County Sherif
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- In part with cyber security month, Benton County Sheriff's Office is rolling out a new cyber initiative to catch child predators on the dark web. Recent research shows that predators are using digital currency to purchase... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawsuit delays land grabfrom moving forward, Karren said. Karren ordered Bentonville to not provide any
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
from moving forward, Karren said. Karren ordered Bentonville to not provide any services to the disputed area and that Benton County will continue to provide services to the area. George Spence, Bentonville city attorney, and Jennifer Waymack,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
constable convicted of murdermurder and agreed to plead to the lesser murder charge. Shane Wilkinson, Hardin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
murder and agreed to plead to the lesser murder charge. Shane Wilkinson, Hardin's attorney, reached the agreement with Benton County prosecutor Nathan Smith. Circuit Judge Robin Green questioned Hardin about his rights, and Hardin said he was... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Benton County Land Annexation Put On Temporary HoldBENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — As of Monday (Oct. 16), the land near Arkansas 112 will
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — As of Monday (Oct. 16), the land near Arkansas 112 will not be annexed. During a hearing on Monday (Oct. 16), both Rogers and Bentonville agreed that the land will remain unincorporated until the question of law can be... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Former Arkansas police chief pleads guilty in man's deaththe shooting death of a 59-year-old man. Television station KHOG reports that
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
the shooting death of a 59-year-old man. Television station KHOG reports that 48-year-old Grant Hardin pleaded guilty in Benton County Circuit Court Monday in the shooting death of James Appleton. The shooting occurred on Feb. 23 near Garfield.... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Former Arkansas Police Chief Pleads Guilty to MurderBENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - A former Gateway police chief has pleaded guilty t
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - A former Gateway police chief has pleaded guilty to a murder charge. Grant Hardin, 48, entered his plea to first-degree murder on Monday morning. He had faced a charge of capital murder. He was arrested back in February... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Washington County assessor raises alert on 'dark store theory'not been a big deal, said Wesley Cannon, who has been on the board for 12 years
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
not been a big deal, said Wesley Cannon, who has been on the board for 12 years. Some other counties aren't concerned. Benton County had no contested commercial property value assessments this year and plans to handle problems when they comes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County eyes space needsBENTONVILLE -- As Benton County officials work to provide more space for the ci
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- As Benton County officials work to provide more space for the circuit courts in a new courts building, other office space problems also need attention. "There's definitely a lot of things moving all at once," County Judge Barry... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Former Police Chief Due In Court Monday On Capital MurderBCSO Booking photo Grant Hardin. 5NEWS file photo. BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A fo
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 7 days ago
BCSO Booking photo Grant Hardin. 5NEWS file photo. BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A former Gateway Police Chief, Grant Hardin, is expected to enter a plea in court Monday (Oct. 16) morning in Benton County Division One Court, according to the Benton County... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The birth of Arkansas Children's Hospitalhis wife Florence Walcott Beall. Following graduation from Washington Universi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
his wife Florence Walcott Beall. Following graduation from Washington University in St. Louis, Ruth joined her family in Benton County, where her parents had recently settled in Rogers. For eight years she was director of the Benton County branch... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
county divers reach deal to avoid gear-misuse chargesBENTONVILLE -- The criminal cases against two former Benton County dive team me
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- The criminal cases against two former Benton County dive team members will end if they follow through with conditions reached in a deal with prosecutors. Chris Perry and James Downum, who were volunteers on the team, were arrested in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Babysitter charged in death of infantan 8-month-old girl she was caring for died earlier this week, police say. Mel
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
an 8-month-old girl she was caring for died earlier this week, police say. Melissa Garcia-Rivera, 21, was booked into the Benton County jail around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, records show. She remained there as of Friday afternoon, and no bail had been... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Ambulance Service Expanding In SE Benton CountyBENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Benton County and Mercy Emergency Medical Services have pa
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Benton County and Mercy Emergency Medical Services have partnered to expand ambulance service to residents in southeastern Benton County, according to a news release. The contract will begin Jan. 1 and encompasses the fire... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Babysitter in Arkansas arrested on manslaughter charge after 8-month-old diesan 8-month-old girl she was caring for died earlier this week, police say. Mel
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
an 8-month-old girl she was caring for died earlier this week, police say. Melissa Garcia-Rivera, 21, was booked into the Benton County jail around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, records show. She remained there as of Friday afternoon, and no bail has been... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Rogers Babysitter Accused in Baby's Deathsays Melissa Garcia-Rivera, 21, was taken into custody after one of the infants
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
says Melissa Garcia-Rivera, 21, was taken into custody after one of the infants she babysits died. She was booked into the Benton County Detention Center and faces a charge of manslaughter, according to jail records. On Tuesday, an eight-month-old... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Rogers Woman Arrested In Infant’s Deathshowed no signs of disease or defect that would have led to death, according to
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
showed no signs of disease or defect that would have led to death, according to the affidavit. Garcia-Rivera was being held Friday (Oct. 13) at the Benton County Jail with no bond set. She has a hearing set for Nov. 20 in Benton County Circuit Cou... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County chooses new ambulance serviceBENTONVILLE -- Benton County has reached an agreement with Mercy Emergency Medi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County has reached an agreement with Mercy Emergency Medical Services for ambulance service in most of the eastern part of the county. County Judge Barry Moehring told the Quorum Court's Budget Committee on Thursday that Mercy... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Collaboration ignites skate park beautification projectthe reinvestment project could excite the community about the amenity. The ska
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
the reinvestment project could excite the community about the amenity. The skate park opened in 2001 and was funded by a Benton County Leadership Class of 2000 that raised $140,000 for the park, according to David Wright, parks and recreation... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Generations Bank Files Foreclosure on ReamsGenerations Bank filed a foreclosure suit in Benton County Circuit Court in an
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
Generations Bank filed a foreclosure suit in Benton County Circuit Court in an attempt to recoup more than $800,000 in loans provided to a Siloam Springs company. Don’t Miss OutReal Deals, Whispers and select cover stories are available only to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rollover crash sends vehicle into Arkansas lake, authorities sayRogers, according to the agency. By 9:50 a.m., officials had arrived on the sc
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Rogers, according to the agency. By 9:50 a.m., officials had arrived on the scene, which is in an unincorporated area of Benton County. It was not immediately clear whether anyone suffered injuries as a result of the crash. Check back with... Read more
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The Columbian
Former Hanford manager gets $8M jury award for retaliationawarded $8.1 million after a jury ruled in her lawsuit that she had faced retal
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
awarded $8.1 million after a jury ruled in her lawsuit that she had faced retaliation and discrimination on the job. The Benton County jury made the award Tuesday to Julie Atwood, who resigned in 2013 from Mission Support Alliance, a contractor... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Rogers Sues To Stop Bentonville Annexationlands Rogers wants to bring into its city limits. Rogers staff attorney Jennif
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 12 days ago
lands Rogers wants to bring into its city limits. Rogers staff attorney Jennifer Waymack filed a suit Tuesday (Oct. 10) in Benton County Circuit Court seeking a preliminary injunction to stop Bentonville’s annexation of county lands near Arkansas... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Former Hanford manager gets $8M jury award for retaliation— A former manager at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been awarded $8.1 mil
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
— A former manager at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been awarded $8.1 million for retaliation and discrimination. A Benton County Superior Court jury made the award Tuesday to Julie Atwood, who was forced to resign from U.S. Department of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Former Hanford manager gets $8M jury award for retaliation- A former manager at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been awarded $8.1 mil
KING5 Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
- A former manager at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been awarded $8.1 million for retaliation and discrimination. A Benton County Superior Court jury made the award Tuesday to Julie Atwood, who was forced to resign from U.S. Department of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Las Vegas shooting victim Sonny Melton laid to rest in Big Sandywere on the right, and the Big Sandy Class of 2006, Sonny's, had their own sect
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 12 days ago
were on the right, and the Big Sandy Class of 2006, Sonny's, had their own section in the bleachers next to the nurses. Benton County Rescue Squad employee Don Myers, of Camden, holds his hat to his heart on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, as vehicles... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Convicted child rapist turns himself in a year after running from courtrooma minimum sentence of 13.5 to 18 years in prison. The sex crimes have a maximum
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
a minimum sentence of 13.5 to 18 years in prison. The sex crimes have a maximum life sentence. Nicol should be transported back to Benton County to serve his time. He is currently being held at the Imperial County jail in El Centro, Ca... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
No charges against ex-Arkansas deputy in sexual assault caseBENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A Benton County prosecutor says no charges will be fil
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A Benton County prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a former county deputy who was arrested in July on a sexual assault warrant. Police arrested 52-year-old Richard Kevin Harrison after a woman reported she... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas prosecutor files child-porn charges against 45-old; more than 1,000 images reportedly foundpossessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a c
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child. Harris, who is from Iowa, was being held at Benton County jail in lieu of $5,000 bond as of Tuesday afternoon. His next court appearance is scheduled for Nov... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas shooting to be laid to rest Tuesdayhis death leaves a gaping hole in the small community he left behind. “He knew
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 13 days ago
his death leaves a gaping hole in the small community he left behind. “He knew everybody in it and everyone knew Sonny,” Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher told WBBJ. “So a big piece of this community is gone, and there’s no way to fix... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County officials rank personnel requestsBENTONVILLE -- Benton County justices of the peace on Monday put requests for t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County justices of the peace on Monday put requests for three deputies and four jailers at the top of 21 requests for new employees in the 2018 budget. The Personnel Committee ranked requests for personnel and departmental... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former Benton County Dive Team members reach agreement in criminal caseBENTONVILLE -- The criminal cases against two former Benton County Dive Team me
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- The criminal cases against two former Benton County Dive Team members will end if they follow through with conditions reached with prosecutors. Chris Perry and James Downum, who were volunteers on the team, were arrested in August in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas deputy won't be charged in sexual assault case, prosecutor saysshe had woken up to a naked Harrison touching her inappropriately, according to
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
she had woken up to a naked Harrison touching her inappropriately, according to court documents cited by the newspaper. Benton County Prosecutor Nathan Smith reportedly said the woman did not want to go through a trial. "She wanted to dismiss... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Attorney: 2 Arkansans accused of using county dive team equipment for personal use won't be chargedbusiness will not face charges, their attorney said Monday. Rick Downum and Ch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
business will not face charges, their attorney said Monday. Rick Downum and Chris Perry, both former members of the Benton County dive team, were arrested in August after using the team’s pontoon boat and air bags to raise a sunken boat,... Read more
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