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KAIT Jonesboro
Fire officials discuss need for washer-extractorsthe machine at another department. “A lot of our smaller departments will be s
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
the machine at another department. “A lot of our smaller departments will be signing agreements with larger departments,” Sharp County Fire Coordinator Kal Deints said. Sharp County departments are already discussing how they will handle this new... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Fire officials discuss need for washer-extractorsthe machine at another department. “A lot of our smaller departments will be s
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
the machine at another department. “A lot of our smaller departments will be signing agreements with larger departments,” Sharp County Fire Coordinator Kal Deints said. Sharp County departments are already discussing how they will handle this new... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
First responders receive life-saving trainingSharp County first responders received life-saving training this week, learning
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
Sharp County first responders received life-saving training this week, learning how to use Naloxone on overdose patients. The Arkansas Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Unit was awarded a grant through the Substance Abuse Mental Health... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Plans for children's shelter move forward with land donationmoney, start having a lot of fundraisers, and it's a place that people can come
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
money, start having a lot of fundraisers, and it's a place that people can come to and see what they are giving into for Sharp County.” Jones said she started the shelter so Sharp County children who are taken into foster care can stay in the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Ranchers still fighting vulture problemSharp County ranchers are still trying to combat the problem of black vultures
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
Sharp County ranchers are still trying to combat the problem of black vultures in the area. The birds will often attack and kill calves. At least one cattleman in the county has been granted a permit from the United States Department of Agriculture... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drone prompts diversion of wildfire surveillance plane in northern Arkansasuses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveil
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
uses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveillance flight that would have gone over Sharp County was directed elsewhere because of the drone. Agency spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said forestry officials didn't... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Drone prompts diversion of wildfire surveillance planeuses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveil
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 days ago
uses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveillance flight that would have gone over Sharp County was directed elsewhere because of the drone. Agency spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said forestry officials didn't... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Drone prompts diversion of wildfire surveillance planeuses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveil
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
uses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveillance flight that would have gone over Sharp County was directed elsewhere because of the drone. Agency spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said forestry officials didn't... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Drone prompts diversion of wildfire surveillance planeuses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveil
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
uses aircraft to seek fires and, at times, suppress them. On Tuesday, a surveillance flight that would have gone over Sharp County was directed elsewhere because of the drone. Agency spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said forestry officials didn't... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For WWI centennial, trees help honor vetsArkansas, Fayetteville campus Nov. 17, near Old Main and Gearhart Hall. Others
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Arkansas, Fayetteville campus Nov. 17, near Old Main and Gearhart Hall. Others have been planted this month in Ash Flat in Sharp County; Russellville in Pope County; Morrilton in Conway County; Malvern in Hot Spring County; Vilonia in Faulkner... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sharp County slayings lead to 2 men chargedFirst-degree murder charges were filed Monday in Sharp County against two men i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
First-degree murder charges were filed Monday in Sharp County against two men in two separate cases. Mark Leslie Shirley Jr., 36, of DeWitt, was charged in the crowbar beating death of his uncle Mark Ballard, 50, of Ash Flat in October. Freddie... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murder charge filed against Arkansan accused in attack that left man dead, woman hurtA first-degree murder charge was filed Monday in Sharp County against a 36-year
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
A first-degree murder charge was filed Monday in Sharp County against a 36-year-old accused in an attack that left an Arkansas man dead and a woman injured. Mark Shirley of DeWitt has been charged in the bludgeoning death of Mark Ballard, according... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Prosecuting Attorney files charges in October beating deathA Dewitt man is facing a murder charge and more following an October beating de
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
A Dewitt man is facing a murder charge and more following an October beating death in Sharp County. Third Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced Monday that Mark Shirley, 36, has been charged with murder in the first degree; attempted... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Sharp County Man Charged with MurderSHARP COUNTY, Ark. - Freddie Howard Johnston, 34, of Ash Flat was charged Monda
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
SHARP COUNTY, Ark. - Freddie Howard Johnston, 34, of Ash Flat was charged Monday with First Degree Murder for an incident that took place on Nov. 2 near Agnos Road. Police say Johnston is charged with entering a home, shooting Jeremy Watkins, and... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Prosecuting Attorney files charges in October beating deathA Dewitt man is facing a murder charge and more following an October beating de
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
A Dewitt man is facing a murder charge and more following an October beating death in Sharp County. Third Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced Monday that Mark Shirley, 36, has been charged with murder in the first degree; attempted... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man charged with murder in shootingAn Ash Flat man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Sha
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
An Ash Flat man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Sharp County man. Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced the charges Monday against Freddie Howard Johnston. According to investigators,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man charged in deadly Sharp Co. crash diesA Walnut Ridge man charged in connection with a deadly crash in Sharp County ha
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 29 days ago
A Walnut Ridge man charged in connection with a deadly crash in Sharp County has died. According to an obituary on House-Gregg Funeral Home's website, Ronnie Barnes died on October 30 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. The Sharp County deputy... Read more

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