• Montgomery attorneys to appeal

    Attorneys who were on the losing end of one of the largest civil court cases last week say they plan to appeal. Blair Arnold and Phil Malcom, who were the lead attorneys for Dr. Renee Montgomery, spent three weeks on the Independence County case involving …

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  • Semi overturns, damages property

    DESHA — State police, Ozark Mountain Poultry and Entergy Arkansas crews remained on scene at a one-vehicle accident for about six hours Tuesday after a tractor-trailer overturned on Highway 25 near Desha while avoiding to hit a car. Cpl. Jeremy Page said the driver of …

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  • Gerald Meacham wore variety of hats

    Some friends you keep for life. Gerald Meacham was the kind of guy people were naturally drawn to, and if you were his friend, you were always his friend. When Meacham joined the National Guard he forged more than one of those lifelong friendships and …

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  • Man accused of harassment, terroristic threatening

    MELBOURNE — An Izard County man was arrested. Jay Jay Massey, 50, of Calico Rock was arrested April 8 for harassment, harassing communication, and second-degree terroristic threatening. He posted a $3,000 bond the day of his arrest and was released from jail with a court …

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  • County offices closed; trash will run

    All Independence County offices will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday, according to County Judge Robert Griffin. However, the regular trash and recycling routes will run as normal. County offices will resume normal business hours on Monday. The Independence County Library will be …

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  • Woman with gun arrested in factory

    NEWPORT — A Jackson County woman is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment after she reportedly walked into a Newport steel plant with a gun. According to Sheriff David Lucas, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at about 2:40 p.m. …

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  • Backhoe operator killed in wreck

    McGEHEE (AP) — Authorities say a backhoe operator was killed in southeast Arkansas when a truck crashed into him. Arkansas State Police say 29-year-old Brian Morgan of Lake Village died in the incident Sunday on U.S. 65 in McGehee. According to a preliminary report released …

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  • Bryant schools evacuated after threat found

    BRYANT (AP) — School and police officials in Bryant say no bomb was found and a juvenile is in custody after a student found writing on a bathroom stall at Bryant Middle School that read “I have a bomb.” The middle school and elementary school …

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  • Highway construction to begin

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officially began a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony today in Little Rock. The ceremony was to mark the first of 31 highway projects to be constructed under …

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  • Judge lets conviction stand

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas’ former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities. Lawyers for Martha Shoffner had …

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  • Former IndCo man shot, killed in Ala.

    McCALLA, Ala. — A former Independence County man was shot and killed by his boyfriend’s mother, according to authorities in Alabama. The shooting happened early Monday evening at Love’s Truck Stop in McCalla. Jamie R. Johnson, 36, was pronounced dead at UAB Medical West hospital. …

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  • Panel critical of lottery monitor games

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas lottery is trying to find ways to boost sales so the state can award more college scholarships, but a legislative panel showed little affection Tuesday for the methods that could be employed. The Legislative Lottery Oversight Committee approved a …

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