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Deputies & K-9 Locate drugs in vehicle

On Thursday June 23, 2022 at approximately 11:47 AM, Director Gary Dorman, Special Agent Justin Crane and Special Agent Brandon Henry all of the 8 North Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a black Jeep Grand Cherokee, in the parking lot of Red River Federal Credit Union. As the vehicle was coming to a stop Agents noticed the driver moving around in a manner as if he were trying to hide something under the console, The driver was identified as 43-year-old Lacroy Thomas of Columbus, Arkansas.
COLUMBUS, AR
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First seasonal load of Florida bass fingerlings reaches Millwood

SARATOGA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery trucks delivered a quarter of a million Florida bass to the rich waters of Millwood Lake last week as part of the AGFC’s continued effort to elevate the trophy potential of fish for bass anglers. The fish were raised at...
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Fireworks concert cancelled, firework show not

PRESCOTT – Due to ongoing construction and limitations on space we are having to make a few changes to the 2022 City of Prescott Firework Show. We will still have an amazing firework display that will be shot off from the Prescott High School Baseball Complex on Thursday, June 30, at approximately 8pm (Wen the sun goes down).
PRESCOTT, AR
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Lacroy Thomas Arrested For Possession of Controlled Substance

On Thursday June 23, 2022 at approximately 11:47 AM, Director Gary Dorman, Special Agent Justin Crane and Special Agent Brandon Henry all of the 8 North Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a black Jeep Grand Cherokee, in the parking lot of Red River Federal Credit Union. As the vehicle was coming to a stop Agents noticed the driver moving around in a manner as if he were trying to hide something under the console, The driver was identified as 43-year-old Lacroy Thomas of Columbus, Arkansas.
COLUMBUS, AR
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1 dies, 3 injured in Cleveland County crash

One person died and three others were injured early Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Cleveland County. Madison Jackson Cary, 20, of Gurdon, was driving a 2018 GMC truck on U.S. 167 north of Moro Creek at 4:35 a.m. when the truck hit a 2018 Hyundai head-on, according to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report.
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Obituary: Frank Lester Nichols, Jr., of Nashville

Frank Lester Nichols, Jr. age 59 of Nashville, Ark.,, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Nashville, Ark. He was born on April 23, 1963, the son of the late Frank Lester Nichols, Sr. and Annie Irons Cogburn. He enjoyed tinkering with cars. In his younger years he built...
NASHVILLE, AR
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Hope Police Department participating in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

HOPE, Ark. (KSLA) - Until Independence Day, Hope Police Department (HPD) will be participating in an impaired driving awareness campaign. From June 29 - July 4, HPD will be actively campaigning by spreading information and keeping a sharp eye out for intoxicated drivers. For good reason, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 11,654 people were killed in vehicle crashes that involved an alcohol-impaired driver in 2020. That same year, 493 people died in vehicle crashes during the July 4 holiday period. Forty-one percent of those fatalities were due to alcohol intoxication.
HOPE, AR
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NSB approves better deal from late bid

ROSSTON – At the May meeting of the Nevada School Board, it was decided to buy an 2023 Chevrolet lift bus for $82,000. However, the day after the meeting, a second bid arrived for a 2023 Ford lift bus for $74,000. Superintendent Roy McCoy said the two vehicles are virtually identical as far as specifications and the district’s needs. He suggested the board rescind the bid for the Chevy and, instead, accept the one for the Ford. The board agreed. This bus will be purchased primarily with special education funds.
ROSSTON, AR
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Obituary: James Gibson Arnold of Nashville

James Gibson Arnold, age 81, of Nashville, Ark., went to be with the Lord Friday, June 10, 2022, in Little Rock, Ark., with his family by his side. He was born Aug. 17, 1940, in Nashville, Ark., the son of the late Homer and Pauline Roberts Arnold. After college his profession took him all over the world to many interesting places and he was able to experience a lot in his time on earth. During his 81 years he always acknowledged his blessings daily, his devout faith in God, and love and joy for his family.
NASHVILLE, AR
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Nashville man sentenced to 5-years in ADC on drug conviction

A Nashville man was sentenced to five years in prison this week on drug related charges. 42 year old Jalavett Washington was charged with possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. The charges, filed in December 2018, resulted from a traffic stop made by Nashville Police, who said a vehicle driven by Washington was swerving all over the road. Police that during that traffic stop, suspected marijuana was seen by police on the driver’s side floorboard. Officers say that after placing Washington under arrest, they also discovered a bag in his pants pocket that contained the suspected methamphetamine.
NASHVILLE, AR
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Prescott Firework Show Update

From the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. Due to ongoing construction and limitations on space, we are having to make a few changes to the 2022 City of Prescott Firework Show. We will still have an amazing firework display that will be shot off from the Prescott High School Baseball...
PRESCOTT, AR
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NCSO, PPD, arrest two for murder

PRESCOTT – On Friday the 24th day of June at approximately 4:30 p.m. Officers with the Western District US Marshal’s office, Nevada County Sheriff’s Department and the Prescott Police Department served a warrant at 407 Rosston Road in Prescott, Arkansas. Christopher Greer 33 year old black male...
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