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Vehicle stop leads to arrest on multiple drug, weapon charges

A vehicle stop Wednesday afternoon by a Baxter County Sheriff’s Deputy has resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of drugs and the arrest of a Conway man.According to a release from the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 1:22 Wednesday a deputy stopped a vehicle on State Highway 126 North in the Midway area for one traffic violation and one equipment violation.The driver of the vehicle was identified as 28-year-old James Adrian Peer of Conway. The deputy detected the odor of burned marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and several air fresheners hanging inside the vehicle in an attempt to cover up the odor.

Conway Man Arrested on Drug & Weapon Charges in Baxter County

A vehicle stop conducted Wednesday afternoon, May 25th, by a Baxter County Sheriff’s Deputy has resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of drugs and the arrest of a Conway, Arkansas man. At approximately 1:22 PM Wednesday, Deputy Tanner Anderson stopped a 2006 White Jeep on State Highway...
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Nonstop flights to NYC coming to Clinton National Airport

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – Flyers in Little Rock will have a new destination very soon: New York City. According to a news release, passengers at the Clinton National Airport may fly nonstop to the Big Apple this Fall. American Airlines will offer daily service from the airport to...

LaVan Places 24th in Quarterfinals

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Central Arkansas Bears Track and Field sent athletes to the NCAA West Prelims in Fayetteville this week. Tristan LaVan qualified for the quarterfinals with his time on Wednesday and competed in the 400m dash this evening. He placed 24th in the quarterfinals with a time of 46.59, less than a second behind the last athlete to qualify for the first round.

3 years later: What Arkansas officials learned from historic flooding

CONWAY, Ark — In 2019, Arkansas saw flooding they had never seen in 100 years. The waters damaged homes and tested our levees like never before. Now, city leaders revisit the historic event to learn from the past. "I really hope I don't ever see a 2019 flooding again,"...

Conservatives claim Conway School Board seats

All three candidates who campaigned as “strong conservative voices” won election to the board of the Conway School District Tuesday. School board races in Arkansas are nonpartisan, meaning candidates do not run under any political party’s banner. Nothing, however, prevents them from describing themselves as conservatives, liberals, moderates or even apolitical.

Can You Complete the Ozark Grinder?

Finishing a long bicycle route is a reward within itself. Taking on the challenge of hours in the saddle, carrying all you need for the trip, and being prepared to handle repairs, both to yourself and the bike, along the way can be very satisfying. Add to that the scenery that can only be properly appreciated at pedal speed, the people you have a chance to meet along the way, and the sense of exploration can all make the trip worth doing. But maybe you want a little extra. Searcy County has you covered.