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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.
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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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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.
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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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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

Nashville offers new slate of recreation programs

Registration is now open for archery, pottery, adult painting and a police and fire camp in July by the Nashville Parks and Recreation Department. “We’re a young department, and we were looking for niche activities — things to do for both children and adults that they might not find anywhere else,” Program Supervisor Ashley Hamlet said. The “Explore Archery” program is a six-week program from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays from...
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Postal Service suspends operations at Murfreesboro Post Office

The United States Postal Service has announced a temporary suspension of operations for the Murfreesboro Post Office. Yesterday’s announcement cited a bat infestation as the reason for the closure. Officials said there are no identified health risks to employees or the public and the move was made as a precautionary measure. The process to remove the bats and relocate them to another area is expected to take a few weeks. While that process is ongoing, the postal services will be relocated to the Murfreesboro City Hall and Water Department at 204 East Main. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. There will be no postal services provided on Saturday or Sunday.
MURFREESBORO, AR

This "Triple Zero" American diamond is so perfect that most jewelers will never see one in their lifetime

Photo by Gemsphoto; Wikimedia Commons; CC-BY-SA-3.0 Some diamonds are considered to be one in a billion. The Strawn-Wagner diamond is one of them. The Strawn-Wagner diamond is an internally flawless and colorless diamond that is rated triple zero according to the American Gem Society (AGS). It is also considered to be the world's perfect diamond.
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Millwood one of many Arkansas lakes seeing Florida bass boost

SARATOGA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery trucks delivered a quarter of a million Florida bass to the rich waters of Millwood Lake in southwest Arkansas last week as part of the AGFC’s continued effort to elevate the trophy potential of fish for Natural State bass anglers.
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Obituary: Eupha Agnes Womack Watson of Murfreesboro

Eupha Agnes Womack Watson, age 90 of Murfreesboro, Ark., passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1932 in Rosboro, Ark., the daughter of the late Joel and Ola Anderson Womack. Mrs. Watson was a member of the Mineral Springs Church of Christ....
MURFREESBORO, AR
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Three DHS students attend REA Youth Tour of Washington D.C.

Three Dierks High School seniors were among a delegation of students from Arkansas who have been participating in the 2022 Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Youth Tour of Washington, D.C. The students from Howard County included Jenna Bray, Mackay Smith, and Jayda Young. Tour participants are selected by the state’s 17 electric...
HOWARD COUNTY, AR
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Area law enforcement agencies respond to shooting incident in Mineral Springs

Police in Mineral Springs are investigating a shooting incident from the weekend. Police Chief Francisco Mercado said officers from his department, along with the Howard County Sheriff’s Office and Nashville Police Department responded just after midnight Sunday morning to an unknown incident at a residence in the 400 block of North Street in Mineral Springs.
MINERAL SPRINGS, AR
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Annie Ruth Hendrix

Mrs. Annie Ruth Hendrix, 81, of Nashville, Arkansas passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of June 17, 2022. She was born to the late Mr. Ralph Young and the late Ms. Lee Edwards on July 12, 1940, in Mineral Springs, Arkansas. While living in Arkansas, she fell in love with and married Mr. Randolph Hendrix. They relocated to Oakland, California in 1965 and raised their children together. In 2013, years after retirement they returned to Arkansas.
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