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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

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-03-20 06:15:00

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

KHBS - 2018-03-19 19:25:00

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

KHBS - 2018-03-20 00:11:00

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

3, or more, things to do

Here are a few of the things going on in, or a short distance from South Logan County in the coming days. First Race Night Centerville Dragway will open its 2018 on Saturday March 24. Spectators entry is $10 (12 and under free) and the fee for racers is $15. The dragstrip is located at 10329 Dragstr

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-21 06:15:00

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

#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

District attorney rules fatal Sallisaw officer-involved shooting justified

A Wagoner County prosecutor ruled that a Sallisaw police officer was justified in fatally shooting man during an altercation following a traffic stop in January. Officer Blaine Griffey "was in a fight for his life" when he shot 37-year-old Jonathan Duane Atchley just outside Sequoyah Memorial Hospi

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-20 22:00:00

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


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


Police: Home repair fraud issues in area

McAlester Police Det. Capt. Don Hass warned locals to contact authorities of suspicious activity after a man with a warrant for home repair fraud was arrested in the area this week. Charles Boswell, 38, of Spiro, was being held without bond Friday at the Pittsburg County Jail after he was arrested f


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


TIMELAPSE: "Scud" Clouds Over Fort Smith

As showers and storms moved through earlier on Sunday, some "scud" clouds blew over Fort Smith. These are usually associated with a gust from as storms move through. Turbulent eddies in the atmosphere condense and evaporate, creating their erratic behavior. These clouds are not attached to the storm


Police: 130 People Arrested for Cockfighting Ring

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Approximately 130 people were arrested during a cockfight raid, police say. Arkansas Game and Fish Officers from the A4 District assisted the Sevier County Sheriffs Office, Arkansas State Police, U.S. Forest Service, Border Patrol and I.C.E. with a search warrant on a c

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 18:18:26

Background checks still the law

This is the first in a two-part series examining gun laws that affect the region. The balancing act of keeping guns out of the wrong hands and allowing the timely transfer of firearms to eligible gun buyers is the focus of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System used by Federal Firear


Fort Smith numbers double all county gun offenses

Fort Smith far exceeds its county in gun-related crimes, especially those involving violent actions. Fort Smith police responded to 32 reported assaults or batteries, eight reported robberies and one reported homicide involving firearms from Jan. 1 through March 7, 2018, more than twice the 18 gun-r


Storms Moving Into Northwest Arkansas

A line of showers and storms is en route to Northwest Arkansas. Expect a few rumbles of thunder; small hail is possible. The following is when the rain will roughly start and end in your neighborhood:Prairie Grove | 4:45PM-6:15PMFayetteville | 5PM-6:30PMSpringdale | 5:10PM-6:45PMBentonville | 5:30PM


Plans are in works for worship service that caters to special needs

A worship service for women, men and children who have a variety of special needs could be on the horizon in Fort Smith. If David Shapiro has his way, such a community friendly service would begin in late summer or early fall, although he admitted that he and others are still in the early planning s


Five arrested on drug charges after warrant service

Fort Smith police officers' check on a guest at a local motel led to the arrest of five people on suspicion of multiple drug offenses. Chrisana Lanette Hill, Danesha Rashawn Hill, Shakaya Sharelle Haynes, Douglas Leo Jackson, all of Fort Smith, and Glenn Allan Waldon Jr., of Alma, were all arrested


In Fort Smith There's Food That's Truckin' Delicious

FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- A food truck that you have probably seen around Fort Smith was just voted "The Best in Fort Smith" by Arkansas Times readers. Fort Smith-based Truckin' Delicious won the best food award and the owners of the mobile cafe said they're honored to be known as "Best Street Food" in t