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Sallisaw man kicks deputy multiple times during arrest

A Sallisaw man is facing a felony charge of battery/assault and battery on police officer after he kicked a county deputy multiple times while being arrested. Charles L. Tankersley, 56, was charged June 22 in Sequoyah County District Court and is now scheduled for a July 6 felony disposition docket before Associate District Judge Kyle Waters. Sequoyah County Sheriff’s deputy Shane Petree…
SALLISAW, OK
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Skeletal remains found in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. — According to Aric Mitchell, public information officer for the Fort Smith Police Department, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday, workers of West Tree Service notified police they found human skeletal remains in the 2900 block of Cliff Drive in Fort Smith. The remains have been...
FORT SMITH, AR
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Neighbors wake up Mulberry family during house fire

MULBERRY, Ark. — Around 2 a.m. Thursday morning, Jaclyn Rice ran inside to alert her mom and uncle about all the smoke outside. “Mom, I think I see smoke, and that’s not normal for all of that smoke,” said Rice. She was camping in her backyard when...
MULBERRY, AR
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How to Save a Building

In May, The Benedictine nuns of St. Scholastica in Fort Smith shocked residents and historic preservationists across Arkansas when they announced they would be demolishing their 98-year-old monastery. Rachell Patton with Preserve Arkansas was one of many people who tried to save the building, unsuccessfully. She spoke with Ozarks at Large about the importance of historic preservation and why the St. Scholastica announcement hit a nerve with so many.
FORT SMITH, AR
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Mama's Place: The two little girls

Editor's note: This edition of Mama's Place previously ran in June 2018. Mary said she just remembered two little girls in the front yard. I smiled inside and out and exclaimed, “Oh my goodness!” with my signature high-pitched, lilting drawl. Close your eyes and you can hear the...
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Keota Car Show/Cruise Night called a success

Mark Lashley won first place in the car show/cruise night in Keota. Additional photos and information are in this week's paper. In print and online. Many more photos are posted on the SNS Members Only Facebook Page.
KEOTA, OK
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Logan County sheriff's sergeant killed in vehicle crash

LOGAN COUNTY, Ark. — Logan County Detention Sergeant Christopher Elliott was killed in a vehicle crash on June 21 while driving on State Highway 10 west of Booneville, the sheriff's office confirmed. Sgt. Elliott was off duty when according to the Arkansas State Police report, the crash happened at...
LOGAN COUNTY, AR
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Mike McNeill’s Diary for Thursday, June 30, 2022: Dog park for Magnolia

Had to laugh Wednesday when we read a news report from Fort Smith about plans to build a dog park. A 24-acre, $3.2 million dog park. But this isn’t just any old dog park. Plans call for a wading pool, open space, a doggie playground, woodland trails, restrooms and a creek. Magnolia is contemplating a dog park, but we can’t see it costing $32,000, much less $3.2 million.
MAGNOLIA, AR
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Police: Man who shot at Lyft driver in Van Buren arrested

VAN BUREN, Ark. — Van Buren police have arrested the man they say shot at a Lyft driver after jumping out of the vehicle at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. The driver was not injured. Van Buren Police Chief Jamie Hammond says a Lyft driver picked up...
VAN BUREN, AR
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