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Man charged with negligent homicide

The man driving a 1991 MK7 which was involved in a fatality accident in April of last year, has been charged with driving while intoxicated, negligent homicide and drug charges in connection with the case. Richard Lowrence, 38, was involved in an accident in which Misty Perez was killed when the veh

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Fort Smith Crews Respond To Fire

Fort Smith (KFSM) - Fort Smith crews responded to a fire at a four-plex on South 14th Street and Boston Street this morning. The owner of the apartment was sleeping at the time when the fire started. Officials report that everyone was evacuated and no one was injured. The cause is currently under in

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 13:51:22

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS

Showers and storms are possible in the early morning hours on Monday. Timing: 3AM-6AM Threats: Isolated hail threats, some gusty winds -Matt Filed in:Weather, Weather Blog Showers and storms are possible in the early morning hours on Monday. Timing: 3AM-6AM Threats: Isolated hail threats, some gusty


Man Hospitalized After Fort Smith Car Wreck, Fire

FORT SMITH (KFSM) - A man in his 90s was taken to a hospital Wednesday (March 21) morning after his car caught fire when he crashed into a fence on Spradling Avenue, according to Fort Smith police. The man was trapped inside the car while firefighters put out the blaze, but police said the man was a

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:27:12

Dog found hanging from fence in Fort Smith

Local veterinary workers are providing care to a dog who was found hanging from a fence by her neck Saturday. A family found the female dog, named "China," hanging in the alleyway of South 21st and South Y streets in Fort Smith. The family took the dog to the Helping Out Pets Everyday Humane Society

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-03-21 06:01:00

Lincoln PD: Man Facing Charges After Pistol-Whipping Man In Face

LINCOLN (KFSM) - A Prairie Grove man is facing first-degree battery charges after hitting a man in the face with a gun outside of a store in Lincoln, according to an arrest report. Police found two men fighting behind cars parked at the front entrance of Dollar General in Lincoln at about 6 p.m. Tue

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 20:32:18

School walkout mostly a non-event here

The nationwide walk out of school students last week was mostly a non-event in Logan County, according to three school superintendents. The walk out was to protest gun violence in schools, the most recent of which took place at a Florida high school on Feb. 14. In Paris, Superintendent Wayne Fawcett

PARIS EXPRESS - 2018-03-21 14:08:50

Fort Smith police hire 13; look to hire more

Recent hires promise an increased force at the Fort Smith Police Department, officials say. Fort Smith police Cpl. Anthony Rice said that 13 people who passed interviews with the Police Department are currently going through academy training. The 13 trainees are part of the 33 officer positions that

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-03-22 06:01:00

#NationalWalkOut is non-issue in south Logan County

The movement known as a national walk out by students across country to protest gun violence was largely a non-issue in South Logan County last Wednesday. At Magazine about seven students left their classroom at the designated 10 a.m. time and took up residence beneath a pavilion behind the main bui

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Coach with three state titles leaving Paris

On Monday night March 12, the Paris High School Lady Eagles volleyball team were presented with their state championship rings in front of a capacity crowd gathered to hear Razorback Volleyball coach Jason Watson admonish the athletes before head coach K Wesley Davis took the podium to tell stories

PARIS EXPRESS - 2018-03-21 14:11:07

The Elkins Senior Activity and Wellness Center: March 22-30

The Elkins Senior Activity and Wellness Center, located at 149 W. 1st Street, in Elkins, has announced its lunch menu and schedule of events for March 22-30. Lunch is served every weekday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. To be served, the center asks for a $3 donation from those who are over 60, and

MCRECORDONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:44:00

Book Nook: 'Ozark Culinary History' offers flavor of the region

"An Ozark Culinary History" by Erin Rowe is a book full of stories of the Ozarks as well as some traditional recipes such as hoe cakes. (They got their name from being baked in the field, over an open fire on the blade of a hoe.) Want to make cornbread and don't have a skillet? Make a hot fire in a


Paris chamber preps for big spring events

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce has been preparing recently for two big spring events - the annual Springtime in Paris Festival taking place on Saturday April 7 and The Big To Do on Highway 22, an area-wide yard sale event taking place April 11-14. According to PACC Executive Director Tonya Baumg

PARIS EXPRESS - 2018-03-21 14:07:06

Suspect arrested in Muldrow drive-by shooting

Trent Pedon was arrested Monday on charges stemming from a drive-by shooting in Muldrow earlier this month, according to Chief George Lawson. Pedon was wanted in an incident police believe started with an argument about a cell phone between a father and son. Police said no one was injured in the sho


Recycling lawsuit against Fort Smith continues

Attorneys representing a Fort Smith resident suing Fort Smith over dumping recyclable materials into the landfill plan to present more evidence to show that they have a case, an attorney said. The city had filed a motion for summary judgement, which means that it asked the court to rule that the pla


Police say teen linked to other crimes in Muldrow

40/29 News has learned new information about a Muldrow High School student who was arrested for having weapons on school property. Police say Dalton Geren, 19, was arrested last Wednesday (3/14/18) for having weapons on school property. A tip from a student led to campus police officers searching Ge


Crawford County leaders reject weapons ordinance

VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - Officials in a western Arkansas county have rejected an ordinance that would have banned guns and other deadly weapons from county buildings. The Crawford County Quorum Court in Van Buren voted against the ordinance Monday night. The measure had been sponsored by Justice of th


Softball: Paris freshman has big week hitting, pitching

Officially, Jadyn Hart is listed as a freshman on the Paris softball roster. She is also a newcomer not only to the school but to the town, having arrived during the off-season when her father, Donald Hart, got the job as the Lady Eagles' coach. However, Jadyn Hart hasn't played like a typical fresh


Sebastian County prosecutor: Felons in possession probably 'needs another look'

Local law enforcement officials say gun-related crimes are often rooted in firearm possession by people who shouldn't have them in the first place. Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck and Cpl. Anthony Rice with the Fort Smith Police Department said gun-related crimes - specifically violent crim


Hope Humane Society Search for Animal Abuser

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) - The Hope Humane Society is enlisting the help of the public to find someone responsible for animal abuse. A Facebook post shows a puppy named China was found left for dead, strangled and hanging by a cable in Fort Smith. The animal shelter says China is currently fighting f