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Checks, credit/debit card theft lead to probation in MC case

A Boone County man, 29-year-old Jeremia Ray Troutner of Harrison, has been sentenced to four years of supervised probation in connection with checks and a credit/debit card being taken from a Yellville woman. In addition, Troutner was ordered to serve 30 days in the Marion County Detention Center fo


Sheriff: Inmate found dead in jail cell

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The body of an Arkansas man has been sent to the state crime lab for autopsy after he was found dead in a jail cell. Frank Compton, 53, of Harrison was found unresponsive in his cell at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday during a routine check at the Baxter County Detention Center, accor


Yellville-Summit vs. Eureka Springs - 2A-1 District Senior Boys Tournament Championship

YELLVILLE — Points were at a premium when Yellville-Summit and Eureka Springs played in the 2A-1 District Tournament finals on Friday night at Yellville-Summit High School. There were 52 total points scored in the game and 38 percent of those were scored in the last quarter as Eureka Springs outlast


Large amount of pot, THC oil, and ecstasy confiscated during Texarkana, Arkansas arrest

Texarkana, AR - Police in Texarkana, Arkansas take a large amount of drugs off the streets following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Police say Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield, Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna, Arkansas, were taken into custody after authorities discovered 10 pounds of ma


Arkansas senator proposes bill to cut school lunches to improve reading

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — One Arkansas lawmaker wants to get more students reading by putting money on the line—specifically, their lunch money. Rep. Alan Clark (R-Lonsdale) proposed a bill that would cut lunch funding in schools that struggle with reading, and he is working to get others to support the


Lady Bulldogs take fourth in district tourney

YELLVILLE-SUMMIT -- For the Decatur Lady Bulldogs, the road to the state playoffs began in the gym at Yellville-Summit High School in Yellville Feb. 11 when they faced the Fayetteville Haas Hall Lady Mastiffs in the first round of the 2A Region 1 District Tournament. For tournament number three seed


Northeast Arkansas man arrested in connection with woman's fatal shooting

A Blytheville man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police said he was found in the same residence as a murdered woman. Officers with the Blytheville Police Department said they were called to a residence in the 1200 block of Hearn Street in reference to a shooting, Blytheville Police Department


Marion County officials melding into jobs

YELLVILLE — County Judge John Massey presided over a remarkably smooth and productive February meeting of the Marion County Quorum Court. County Treasurer Ron McPherson reported that county finances, both the general fund and the road fund, are in better shape than they were at the beginning of last


Gassville City council votes to take over 345 Spur from the state

The Gassville City Council voted to take over maintenance of the 345 Spur during its regular February meeting Tuesday night. Gassville Mayor Jeff Braim says the vote came after hearing an update on the road from Arkansas Department of Transportation District Engineer Steve Lawrence.


Boone County Sheriff Confirms Body Found Saturday is Missing Arkansas Woman

BOONE COUNTY, Ar. - The Boone County Arkansas Sheriff, Mike Moore, has confirmed to KOLR10 the body found on Saturday, February 9, is Amy Villines. Amy's body was found 17 miles south of Lake Harrison.


18-year-old given break on drug charge, offends again

A Gainesville man who got a break from the justice system on an earlier offense appeared in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and entered a guilty plea to new drug-related charges filed against him.


Good rates for bond sales; Superintendent talks legislative actions

YELLVILLE — The Yellville-Summit School District’s enrollment and attendance continue to grow. Student census stands at 811 in February. Superintendent Wes Henderson delivered the good news. The district is in robust health, expecting about $160,000 in growth funds from the Arkansas Department of Ed


Girl, 9, in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in central Arkansas

A 9-year-old girl was in critical condition on Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle the night before in Benton, authorities said. The girl was struck shortly after 7 p.m. near Alcoa Boulevard and Benton Parkway, the Benton Police Department said in a statement. The girl's 15-year-old sister was al


Northeast Arkansas high school student gets a perfect score on the ACT

JONESBORO, Ark. — It’s a great day for Arkansas! One of the state’s young minds is putting us on the map. Matt Sherman, 17, currently attends Jonesboro High School where he is a junior. And he just received a 36 on his ACT. That’s a perfect score! He also has a 4.22 GPA.


DPS: Arkansas man killed in Cass County crash

An Arkansas man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Cass County. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, around 2 p.m., Tuesday, troopers responded wreck located on US Highway 59 in Cass County, just north of Linden.


VIEWER PICTURES: Viewers in northern Arkansas share icy snapshots

HARRISON, Ark. Viewers shared these icy snapshots from northern Arkansas Wednesday. The ice led to trees falling on roads, power lines. It led to power outages.


Bill filed to limit last meals for Arkansas prisoners

Legislation was filed Wednesday to limit the last meals of prisoners on the night of their execution to food that is already available within the prison. The sponsor of the bill, state Rep. Rebecca Petty, R-Rogers, is a familiar name on death-penalty legislation. Her daughter, Andi, was killed in 19


Suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Missouri arrested in Arkansas, authorities say

A man wanted in Missouri on a charge tied to a hit-and-run earlier this month that killed a woman was arrested Tuesday in Arkansas, according to authorities. Zachary Davis, 23, is accused of fleeing the scene of a Feb. 4 crash along Missouri 53 near Poplar Bluff that killed Wendy Dumas, said Mark Do


Former Northwest Arkansas youth pastor pleads innocent to sexually assaulting teen

BENTONVILLE -- A former volunteer youth pastor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old church member. Derek L. Smittle, 30, of Centerton is charged with sexual assault and faces from six to 30 years in prison if convicted.


3 arrested for Harrison, Mountain Home thefts

Harrison Police Chief Chris Graddy said a traffic stop led to the arrest of three people Friday night in connection with a theft in Mountain Home and one in Harrison. A police daily log shows a man went to the HPD last Friday morning to report someone had stolen his checkbook and was writing checks