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Murder trial rescheduled for March

One of two men charged with the June 2016 murder of a Russellville man had his trial rescheduled in Johnson County Circuit Court. David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District prosecuting attorney, said Tuesday that the trial of Christopher Gerald Weston, 37, of London originally set for Sept. 25-29, was

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:04:52

Lady Red Devils outlast Harding

ATKINS -- The Atkins Lady Red Devils defeated the Harding Academy Lady Wildcats on Monday in five sets. Atkins won 23-25, 25-10, 23-25, 25-21, 15-12. Mary Kate Brown with five aces, 20 kills and 23 digs. Briana Collins had six kills, two digs and three blocks. Ami Mitchell had six kills, two digs an

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 15:14:22

Sharing Station installed in Atkins

As a result of a partnership between the Atkins Middle School, Atkins Police Department and the Atkins Lions Club, a new Sharing Station has been installed at the corner of Avenue Two Northwest and Northwest Second Street in Atkins. Nonperishable adult and baby food, paper products and baby product

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:58:45

Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing

Police have arrested two more men in connection with last week's attack on the London Underground at Parsons Green. The arrests, in city of Newport in South Wales, bring the total number of people in custody in connection with the attack to five. A 48-year-old man and a 30-year old-man were arrested

KHBS - 2017-09-20 09:35:00

Christmas parade date set for Dec. 7

The 2017 Russellville Christmas Parade has been set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. In the event of inclement weather, the rainout date will be Monday, Dec. 11. All entries must have a Christmas theme. Parade entry forms are available at the Recreation and Parks Department office at 1000 East Parkwa

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:32:59

ATU State of the University Address

THE COURIER / Patricia Spears The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a State of the University breakfast at Arkansas Tech University (ATU) Friday. Bruce Sykes, chancellor at ATU-Ozark, was the guest speaker and provided community members with information about the college. THE COURIER / Pa

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:23:40

RHS students learn about drones

THE COURIER / Submitted Russellville High School students in Engineering, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, and Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) classes got the opportunity to fly a drone last week. Wilson C. Short, professor at ATU, gave a presentation on the law, safety, and

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:39:28

First State wins window decorating contest

First State Bank captured its second consecutive Paint the Town Green and Gold window decorating contest overall championship when the winner was announced during a pep rally at Arkansas Tech University's Hindsman Tower on Thursday. In 2016, it was First State Bank's main office location on East Mai

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:24:29

Aldermen address the aquatic center's problem areas

Russellville City Council members toured the Aquatic Center on Thursday evening to look at areas where rust and corrosion have become apparent problems, even after staff have cleaned and scrubbed them. Aldermen Mark Tripp, Freddie Harris and Phyllis Carruth called a special meeting and were joined

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:29:24

Reading program is among the top 10

The Pope County Library System's 2017 Summer Reading Program was named as a top ten summer learning program by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association. Elizabeth Lilley of the library's Adult and Teen Services staff teamed up with Sherry Simpson,

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:27:44

Arkansas 3rd poorest state in U.S., report says

Updated: 2:02 PM CDT Sep 20, 2017 Arkansas is among the nation's poorest states, according to a new report by 24/7 Wall St. The report was released last week by 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware corporation which runs a financial news and opinion company. The report ranks Arkansas the third poorest state

KHBS - 2017-09-20 19:02:00

Hurricane Jose maintains intensity, expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents

Hurricane Jose is increasing in strength, and the storm is expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents to the East Coast. Tropical storm watches are in effect for parts of six states. They indicate that sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph are possible within 48 hours. Tropical storm watches are in

KHBS - 2017-09-18 03:36:00

Mounted patrol collecting stuffed toys

Crawford County Sheriff's Department Mounted Patrol is collecting small stuffed animals for law eforcement officers to give out to children they encounter while on duty. Mounted patrol deputies, with other local law officers, will volunteer their time to collect stuffed toys at the upcoming high sch

PRESS ARGUS-COURIER - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Clarksville talks moving highway intersection

CLARKSVILLE -- The City of Clarksville has recently looked into the possibility of moving the intersection at U.S. Highway 64 and State Highway 21 further down the road for safety reasons. Mayor Mark Simpson said he met with the Arkansas Department of Transportation Thursday to discuss moving the in

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:23:47

LSB plans to buy playground gear

LAMAR - The Lamar School Board approved several items including a purchase for playground equipment, contract disclosures and employment of one person during its regular meeting Monday. The board approved the purchase of elementary playground equipment in the amount of $32,639 from Davis Playground

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:06:05

Fierce storms haven't slowed growth along US coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes on two of the country's fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort a

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-18 17:30:00

Woman accused of shooting, killing boyfriend as he slept also dismembered body

Police say a Baytown woman fatally shot her boyfriend as he slept and then dismembered his body inside their home, KHOU in Houston reports. Cierra Alexis Sutton, 30, has been charged with murdering 32-year-old Steven Coleman, the station reports. Detectives say the killing took place on Aug. 16 at

KATV - 2017-09-18 12:34:26

3, Or More, Things To Do

Here are a few of the other things going on in the South Logan County or surrounding area in the coming days in addition to a home football game Friday night. Gospel Music Matt Maher will be concert for a free show at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, at 415 No

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Public Safety Committee reviews ad hoc proposal

Hot Springs Village public safety committee discussed many items of safety that have been addressed and answered at its recent quarterly meeting. Golf cart crossing safety issues have been directed to public works and at this time the five most dangerous areas are being considered for upgraded signa

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Baker, Gurkin win Sept. 12 Lake Ouachita bass battle

Twenty-nine members of the Hot Springs Village Anglers' Club gathered at Ouachita State Park boat ramp on a cool, overcast morning to test their skills for five hours at the ever-changing challenge of bass fishing. At the end of the tournament, Bob Baker was the angler division winner and co-angler

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 06:01:00