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Sheriff's office replicates active school shooting during training at Greenbrier junior high

GREENBRIER - The sheriff's office held an active school shooter training course for Faulkner County law enforcement agencies that simulated real-life scenarios at the Greenbrier Junior High School on Wednesday. "If something happens at a school in this county, everybody's going to go to that," Faulk

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 23:06:01

Overdose Kits for Pope Co. Sheriff's Office

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - The Pope County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has received Naloxone overdose kits for all of its deputies. Naloxone is used to reverse opioid overdoses, which are becoming increasingly common in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the nation. "Our deputies come into contact with drugs an

FOX16.COM - 2018-03-20 19:31:49

Man identified in game camera photos arrested on warrants

A Hot Springs man was arrested Monday on felony warrants for a burglary he allegedly committed last year after he was reportedly identified through photos taken by a game camera. Jeffery A. Parker, 34, who lists a W. Lazy Leaf Lane address, was taken into custody just before noon Monday and charged

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Texas man dies during weekend music festival at Cadron Creek Outfitters in Greenbrier

GREENBRIER - The Faulkner County Sheriff's Office has initiated a death investigation after a 24-year-old Texas man died at a music festival in Greenbrier over the weekend. Chief Deputy Matt Rice said a deputy in the area was alerted around 11 p.m. Saturday that there was a disturbance at the Flux F

LOG CABIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 00:43:51

Barnyard Bonanza at Heifer Branch

PERRYVILLE, Ark. - The Heifer Ranch is having a Barnyard Bonanza for Spring Break. Daily activities start at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. now through Saturday (March 24). Heifer Ranch says the event is family-friendly and gives both children and adults some fun things to do. Activities include interact

KARK - 2018-03-21 22:15:17

Sexual assault suspect held on $250,000 bond

A 29-year-old Conway man is charged with first-degree sexual assault after being accused of inappropriately touching a close juvenile family member. According to a probable cause affidavit, the victim texted her father the night the alleged abuse happened to tell him what was going on and he contact


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

Fairfield Bay Police arrest brothers after series of break ins

Fairfield Bay Police Department recently announced the issuing of arrest warrants after a series of house-break ins in the community resulted in over $6,700 of property being stolen, later recovered by police from a Fairfield Bay home. Named in the warrants were brothers Jason Harris, 19 and Rickey

VANBURENCOUNTYDEM.COM - 2018-03-20 15:35:09

'Cop Car Karaoke': Arkansas police officer sings with kids to strengthen community ties

An Arkansas police officer has turned his patrol car into a karaoke studio in an effort to strengthen police-community relations through music. Morrilton police officer Phil Blaylock has hosted kids from around the area for renditions of popular tunes by Natasha Bedingfield, The Wreckers, Florida Ge

KATV - 2018-03-20 17:27:36

DNA tech brings new light to 28-year-old Arkansas murder

Pam Felkins, left, and a predictive image of her suspected killer developed using DNA found at the 1990 Arkansas crime scene KTHV/Parabon Nanolabs CONWAY, Ark. - Arkansas investigators have partnered with a Virginia biotech company in hopes of solving a 28-year-old murder case, reports CBS affilia


Police: High School Teen Shares Inappropriate Photos of Junior High Girl on Social Media

CONWAY, Ark -- A teenage Conway boy is in trouble for allegedly sending inappropriate pictures of a teenage girl using a popular social media app. Authorities said the photos were sent in February, but recently got the go ahead to search some students' phones as part of their ongoing investigation.

FOX16.COM - 2018-03-20 22:29:01

Shooting victim 'uncooperative,' police say

A Hot Springs man was reportedly shot in the foot and leg early Sunday near a local restaurant, and Hot Springs police have reportedly been unable to get much information about how it happened. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to IHOP, 3837 Central Ave., in reference to a report o

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-03-20 12:00:00

Bond denied to 32-year-old Russellville woman facing two counts Capital Murder

Bond Hearings Disclaimer: The following individual(s) appeared in felony bond hearings that were held at the Pope County Detention Center and have been accused of a felony crime. All information included in this story was obtained through testimony and/or police reports provided in the hearing. The


Vilonia woman dies following Wednesday collison

A 70-year-old Vilonia woman died following a three-vehicle collision last week. According to an Arkansas State Police crash report, the crash occurred along Highway 64 shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said the woman was driving a 2003 Volkswagon Jetta west on Highway 64 when she drove int


A Look Back: International Shoe Company

In 1947, International Shoe Factory opened on Hairston Street, providing a large number of people in Conway and the surrounding area with needed employment. With the end of World War II two years earlier, war plants were closing leaving many in the area in need of a job. Returning veterans also need


Students paddled after participating in walkout

GREENBRIER, AR (KARK/CNN) - An Arkansas teen was given the choice of either receiving suspension or a paddling after he and two other students walked out of school to protest gun violence. According to a Twitter post by Jerusalem Greer, her 17-year-old son and two other students chose corporal punis


Technology revives Arkansas cold case

CONWAY, Ark.-A 28-year-old murder case is brought back to the surface after new technologies have offered a potential break. Pam Felkins was reported missing on Feb. 2, 1990. Authorities believe she was abducted from the Crossroads Video store in Greenbrier where she worked. Spokesman Adam Bledsoe s


Arkansas students punished with 'swats' for walkout over gun violence, parent says

GREENBRIER, Ark. - Three students were punished for walking out of their Arkansas school Wednesday during the national protest against gun violence, and their punishment is now in the spotlight. Per ArkansasMatters.com, the Greenbrier Public Schools superintendent says the students never gave a head


Reportedly homeless man arrested for breaking and entering, theft

A reportedly homeless man was arrested Thursday after Garland County sheriff's deputies found him in a camper while investigating reports of break-ins and thefts. Christopher Allen Whichard, 27, who lists no permanent address, was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. and charged with two felony count


Greenbrier's paddling of student protester goes worldwide

A story reported here Thursday morning - the Greenbrier School District's paddling of three students who took part in National Walkout Day in protest of gun violence, is circling the globe. This from CNN is just one example. One of the students, Wylie Greer, 17, has said he and two others chose to w