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Fort Smith Walmart Offers Online Payment for Welfare Customers

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NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-19 21:55:30

Police Investigating Shooting At Harley Wilson Memorial Park Near The Future School Of Fort Smith

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Police are investigating a shooting at Harley Wilson Memorial Park near the Future School of Fort Smtih in the Belle Grove Historic District in downtown Fort Smith.The Future School on N 7th Street was releasing students at 1 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 18) when students and faculty hea

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-18 18:51:25

Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office Make Drug Related Arrest

SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) — After an investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine, opiates, and marijuana the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s office has made three arrests.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 22:06:47

Adventure Arkansas: Lake Fort Smith State Park

“Our fall magic lake tours are something that’s very popular because we are going out during the peak fall season and we get to see a lot of those shoreline colors,” stated Heather Hula, a Park Interpreter at Lake Fort Smith State Park.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 03:15:45

Gunshots Fired Near Grade School

Allison Montiel, principal of Future School of Fort Smith, said the shots were fired at the park as kids were being let out early at around 1 p.m. for fall break.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-18 19:26:47

Audio of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Released by FSPD

Victim - "Please! Please!" *screams*Officer 1 - "Down!"Victim - *more screams and crying*Officer 1 - "Let her up now!"Officer 2 - "Let her go now!"Officer 1 - "Let her go!"Officer 2 - "Now!"*gunshots*


Quail habitat workshop in Fort Smith

Thanks to new initiatives under the Working Lands for Wildlife partnership, many programs are available to provide landowners with tools to increase wildlife habitat on their properties without taking them out of production for agriculture or other land uses. Combined with other Farm Bill programs,

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-19 13:00:00

NWA Man Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crash

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NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-19 02:53:41

Fort Smith College Takes Part In Live Disaster Drills

The drills used real people, simulation mannequins, a surgery cut suit that allows students to cut into them like they would skin, and members of the Fort Smith EMS.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 17:06:44

OFFICERS CHARGED: Three Adair officers charged in 2017 traffic stop incident

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KOKI FOX 23 - 2018-10-18 16:04:07

Fort Smith, Sebastian County officials hear pitch for $1.5 million water park expansion - Talk Business & Politics

Rising wear and tear is boosting expenses at the Parrot Island Water Park, and boredom with the same amenities is cutting into income and attendance, members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors and Sebastian County Quorum Court were told during a joint meeting Thursday night (Oct. 18).

TALKBUSINESS.NET - 2018-10-19 02:01:55

Fort Smith Farmer’s Market Upset Over Bench Removal Downtown Due To Homeless People Sleeping On Them

"My thought was that removing the benches won't help solve the problem of homelessness. It needs to be approached from another direction. You can take away the benches, but it won't take away the problem of the homeless," Joe Carr, a Fort Smith Farmer's Market vendor, told 5NEWS.


Debt not city's, Fort Smith says

FORT SMITH -- Insisting that River Valley Sports Complex partners were responsible for failing to pay four contractors more than $200,000 for work on the failed ball-field project, city directors voted Tuesday night to appeal a jury verdict that ruled the city was liable for the debt.


Oklahoma Woman Charged With Possession, Despite Having Medical Marijuana License

ADAIR COUNTY, Oklahoma -An Oklahoma woman has been charged with marijuana possession, despite having a valid medical marijuana license.


Local ministry’s storage burns; donations sought

A local ministry could use some help from the community after its storage building burned Saturday.According to Vic Myers, administrator for The Promise, the cause of the fire is suspected to be accidental. The fire destroyed the building, located in Metalton in Carroll County. The building containe


Special Prosecutor Will Oversee Investigation Into River Valley Sports Complex

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A special prosecutor will investigate criminal complaints related to the failed River Valley Sports Complex, as well as an $80,000 wire transfer received by former State Sen. Jake Files.


Fleeing suspect arrested by police

Officer Michael Cates reported that while he was patrolling at night, he noticed two males walking on Spring Street. While attempting to perform a pedestrian stop, both suspects took off running. Police gave chase and reported both males refused commands to stop running. Police were able to catch Ke


Mourners gather in honor of 'good-hearted people' found dead after house fire investigated as homicide

Hosea Fletcher, 27, his cousin Ramon Brown and Brown’s 7-year-old daughter, Maziah, were found dead in the burned house by firefighters. Tulsa police are investigating their deaths as a triple homicide.


Police Beat 10-14-18: Police make arrests for stolen vehicle, drugs

The driver, Eric Starr, told police he borrowed the vehicle from a friend and did not know it was stolen. While searching the vehicle, police found five syringes, a spoon, two empty baggies, a knife, a baggie containing a yellow wax substance, two wooden smoking boxes, a glass smoking pipe, scales a


Police involved in Early Morning Fatal Shooting

It happened early Saturday morning when Fort Smith Police Officers were dispatched to 5221 Johnson for a domestic disturbance involving weapons. The officers arrived at an apartment to find Samuel Morris, 27, was threatening a victim at knife-point. The victim was able to break free.