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Former police chief takes plea deal in murder case

Former Gateway Police Chief Grant Hardin pleaded guilty to 1st degree murder Monday morning. This was part of a deal in which prosecutors agreed to lower the charge from capital murder to 1st degree murder. Hardin was accused of shooting and killing James Appleton in February. The killing happened

KHBS - 2017-10-16 23:39:00

'Hanging Judge' Isaac C. Parker statue planned for proposed Gateway Park in downtown Fort Smith

A statue of American frontier icon Isaac C. Parker, federal judge for the U.S. District Court of Western Arkansas in Fort Smith in the late 19th century, is envisioned for a new park downtown. At Tuesday's Central Business Improvement District Commission meeting, planners proposed creating Gateway P

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-10-18 06:15:00

Maple Leaf Festival culminates with parade, other events on Saturday

CARTHAGE, Mo. - Saturday's Maple Leaf Parade, the signature event of Carthage's fall celebration, is about more than marching bands and floats. The thousands of people expected for the parade - billed as the largest in Southwest Missouri - provide plenty of fuel for other activities, including a bra


Former Arkansas police chief pleads guilty in man’s death

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Former Gateway Police Chief Grant Hardin has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a 59-year-old man. Television station KHOG reports that 48-year-old Grant Hardin pleaded guilty in Benton County Circuit Court Monday in the shooting d

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2017-10-16 16:31:52

Senior citizens gearing up for Golden Age Games

Senior citizens from Springfield to Joplin and Mt. Vernon to Cassville are gearing up for the 22nd annual Missouri Health Care Association Golden Age Games, taking place on Oct. 27 at Monett High School. The games present an opportunity for senior citizens to participate in challenging activities, s

MONETT TIMES - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

Young anglers make a bizarre discovery in Table Rock Lake

Fishing in a bass tournament Sunday near the Kimberling City bridge, two young anglers and their boat captain caught a view of something very strange in the water. About 10 feet from shore they saw a big set of deer antlers sticking up out of the lake. As they motored closer, the bizarre story revea

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-10-17 20:30:03

Armed robber sentenced to 10 years in prison

A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison recently for his part in the armed robbery of a Branson store. Juan Carlos Velez Rodriguez, 19, formerly of Candelaria, Puerto Rico, was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for first-degree robbery, according to Taney County Prosecutor Jeff Merrell. Ro

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 23:00:00

Monett considers expansion of preschool services

The Monett school board plans to look over the next several months at adding preschool services in Monett. Its been on our radar as a possible future building project, said Superintendent Brad Hanson. Its not a guarantee. The district opened a daycare for district employees and high school student

MONETT TIMES - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

Monett school board signs hazard plan

The Monett school district has approved the Lawrence County Natural Hazard Mitigation plan, agreeing to participate in its implementation, including use of district storm shelters. Superintendent Brad Hanson said two of the districts storm shelters, at the high school performing arts center and at

MONETT TIMES - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

Apple Butter Makin Days draws 90,000 to Mt. Vernon

One of the most picturesque sights at Apple Butter Makin Days is the cooking of apple butter, as does the Round Grove Baptist Church on site. Krista Levesque of Republic, left, volunteered for a turn stirring the delicacy, with a hand from church member Amanda Holder, who said the secret is in cooki

MONETT TIMES - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

Rocks, gems, minerals & more!

Vendors from several states were in Springfield this weekend for the 50th annual rock, gem and mineral show. At every table a special piece is sure to catch your eye. "We've got opal, we've got most of the semi precious stuff. Some precious. We've got turquoise, we've got Topaz, we've got a lot of


Old Sound to fill Rock House Friday

The Rock House Center for the Arts in Reeds Spring is open for business later this week as the owners welcome the trio of Old Sound Friday night A trio of longtime friends and collaborators, Kansas City's Old Sound crafts traditional and original folk music, and is led by Grady Keller's "imaginative

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Shiloh Museum to screen Arkansas versions of 'Kidnappers Foil'

The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will host a free screening of all three northwest Arkansas versions of "Kidnappers Foil" at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 4 at First United Methodist Church, 206 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. Melton Barker shot the same short film dozens of times using local actors in various l

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-10-17 17:54:28

Comprehensive Juvenile Services marks 40 years

Comprehensive Juvenile Services will hold its 40th anniversary celebration from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Smith City Center, 700 Rogers Ave. The evening will include live music by the UAFS Jazz Ensemble and presentations by state Rep. George B. McGill, D-Fort Smith, and Circuit

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-10-17 17:43:25

Nutt reaches settlement with Ole Miss

The University of Mississippi and former football coach Houston Nutt say they have reached an agreement to resolve Nutt's lawsuit against the school. The parties released a joint statement on Monday afternoon. The Rebels' former coach - who led the program from 2008 to '11 - was alleging a breach of

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2017-10-16 23:04:16

Burglary suspect escapes apartment; on the run

Police are searching for a burglary suspect who escaped an apartment on Napa Valley Lane in Springdale while officers were on scene to serve an arrest warrant. Clinton R. Monroe, was suspected of robbing a home in Bentonville Monday morning. Police say a camera inside the home on Southwest Redwood A

KHBS - 2017-10-18 00:02:00

Judge Lifts Injunction on Land Annexation

ROGERS, Ark. -- A lawsuit is now the only thing preventing the City of Bentonville from annexing 39 properties in unincorporated Benton County. Rogers filed an injunction last week after the Bentonville City Council voted to annex the land. A judge lifted that injunction Monday, Oct. 16. Rogers is

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-10-17 16:47:37

NWA Metsquerade presents 'A Grand Night of Giving'

Join the NWA Metsquerade for the Grand Night of Giving on Oct. 26th in downtown Rogers at The Grand 117. This event is a great way to give back this October and help those who are battling metastatic breast cancer - 100% of the proceeds from this event will got to Metavivor, an organization dedicat


'He's part of our family': Marionville wallows in comfort pig debate

MARIONVILLE - Francis Bacon and Jax are social and seem smart, but they have relatively tiny brains. Both seemed oblivious Thursday that their fat was in the fire. The two Marionville residents are well-behaved, presentable and genial enough. Offer an apple or a handful of raisins, and they'll liter


James Johnson Construction - They can do roofing, siding, guttering, remodeling & additions (101617)

7769 Greenbriar Dr Neosho MO. (417) 389-5962 (417)685-1985 James Johnson Construction does roofing, remodeling, siding, repairs and additions as well as building decks. They give free estimates to anyone.James Johnson Construction is a locally owned roofing contractor with over 20 years experience

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-10-17 19:51:35