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Man being held in jail on 10 counts of rape

A man was being held Sunday in the Randolph County jail in Pocahontas after his arrest on suspicion of 10 counts of rape. According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, Harold Dean Robinson, 49, has been held in the jail since March 8 in connection with the investigation being done by the Pocah

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-18 21:14:30

State police investigating after Baxter County deputy shoots, kills man

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - The Arkansas State Police is investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed by a Baxter County Sheriff's Office on Monday, March 19. The sheriff's office says in a news release that the deputy involved in the shooting was dispatched to a store south of Mountain Home o

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 05:31:57

Man allegedly slammed 8th-grader's head into wall in retaliation for bullying

Updated: 6:09 AM CDT Mar 20, 2018 A 32-year-old man was arrested after authorities said he shoved a young girl in the bathroom of a San Antonio middle school last year because she had been bullying his daughter. John David Castillo was charged with injury to a child. He was booked into the Bexar C

KHBS - 2018-03-20 11:09:00

Unity Health CEO to retire, ending 26-year tenure: 6 things to know

Searcy, Ark.-based Unity Health President and CEO Raymond W. Montgomery II, is retiring, effective Aug. 8, according to an Arkansas Onlinereport. Here are six things to know: 1. Mr. Montgomery has worked at the medical center since 1988. 2. He became the hospital's president and CEO in 1992, prior t


Bridge bashed at Clysta Willett Park

Vandals recently damaged one of the walking bridges in the Clysta Willett Nature Trail. The bridge was recently built by an area Boy Scout as part of his Eagle Scout project. Scott Liles/The Baxter Bulletin A foot bridge recently built by a Twin Lakes Area Boy Scout was damaged over the weekend by

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-03-20 03:21:19

BCSO deputy shoots, kills suspect

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Baxter County deputy shot and killed a male suspect Monday evening after a struggle ensued during a traffic stop in the Lone Rock area, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery. The names of the deputy and the deceased are not yet b

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-20 05:29:15

City to add fitness center in old school building

The city of Hardy will soon have an indoor place for its residents to get some exercise. The old school gym, located on School Avenue, will soon be renovated. Mayor Jason Jackson said the construction has already begun to add a health and fitness center in the downstairs of the old building. "We are

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-20 02:10:21

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

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 05:21:31

Family stunned after police say successful banker shot cops

Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A banker suspected of killing a police officer and wounding three others after a domestic dispute two months ago spent eight years in the Army and had a successful professional career making nearly $86,000 a year. The burst of unusual violence stunned family, w


Bible filled with drugs nets prison time for Midway man

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A 46-year-old Midway man got a 10-year-prison sentence Thursday after he admitted friends tried to give him a Bible with methamphetamine, marijuana and tobacco concealed inside of it while he was a Baxter County jail inmate. Mikel Short was already a prisoner Thur


Man who fell from Sugarloaf Mountain identified

The man who fell nearly 80 feet from Sugarloaf Mountain has been identified as 20-year-old Trevor McCarroll of Searcy. It happened Sunday in Heber Springs. Family members have gathered at a hospital in Little Rock as McCarroll recovers. Shyland Roberson told KARK she remembers an image that will sti


Water, sewer increases placed on first reading

The Mountain Home City Council placed ordinances raising water and sewer rates on first readings Thursday night. Council members approved readings of ordinances raising the city's water and sewer rates by 1.8 percent. The Council also read an ordinance that would increase the city's wholesale rates

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 02:22:14

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

YAHOO! - 2018-03-18 19:20:42