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Rookie cop saves choking infant’s life

POTTSVILLE, Ark. — A police officer, relatively new to the job, has saved the life of a 3-week-old baby who was choking. Grady was being given anti-gas drops and all had been fine until it wasn’t. “Right towards the end, he started choking,” Joe Chronister told “Fox & Friends.”. He...
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‘Excellent work’

“It’s been excellent work,” Robyn Richardson said a day before he was recognized at the Pope County Courthouse for working for the county for 50 years. “I don’t know why I call it a job,” he said Thursday. Even though he has reached a historic milestone in his career, he has no plans to stop working any time soon. “I’ve been loving it ever since. I’ve got another 20 to go.”
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Russellville, ARCourier News

Man to be charged with manslaughter

DANVILLE — Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey confirmed Friday that a Russellville man who was involved in the shooting death of a Dardanelle man has arranged to turn himself into authorities. Gilkey said a felony arrest warrant was issued Monday, June 7, for Scott Douthit, who had arranged to turn...
Russellville, ARCourier News

Lifestyles: Collins 50th Wedding Anniversary

Larry and Judy Collins were married June 4, 1971, at Dardanelle First Assembly by Rev. Bobby Johnson. Larry is the former Chief Operations Officer with City Corp in Russellville, retiring after 50 plus years. Judy is the former Food Service Manager for the Russellville High School serving 26 years before...
Pope County, ARArkansas Online

'19 escape adds 18 months to Pope County drug boss's 35-year term

A Pope County man recently sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for his leadership role in a violent white-supremacist drug trafficking organization was sentenced to an additional 18 months for a 2019 escape from a county lockup. Wesley Gullett, 31, of Russellville was the reputed outside president of the...
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Four ATU representatives set for Miss Arkansas 2021

Two Arkansas Tech University students and two 2021 ATU graduates will be among the candidates vying for the title of Miss Arkansas 2021 this summer. Olivia Battles of Ozark, Lauren Brown of Harrison, Hannah Lomax of Russellville and Sophe Sligh of Hot Springs will represent Arkansas Tech at the Robinson Center in Little Rock beginning Sunday.
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Russellville gas price comparison: Cheapest gas in the area

(RUSSELLVILLE, AR) Depending on where you fill up in Russellville, you could be saving up to $0.12 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Murphy USA at 1126 Old Ar-7. Regular there was listed at $2.74 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $2.86 at Flying J at 42 Bradley Cove Rd, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.