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Police: Man shot at Lyft driver in Van Buren, fled on foot

VAN BUREN, Ark. — According to Van Buren police, they are looking for a man who shot at a Lyft driver after jumping out of the car at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Van Buren Police Chief Jamie Hammond said a Lyft driver picked up 34-year-old DeAngelo Lee in Fort Smith and when they drove to Van Buren, an alleged altercation took place and both the driver and Lee "went for" their own guns. Lee allegedly "jumped out, shot at the car and fled."
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Arkansas husband and wife receive sentences for defrauding Social Security

A Fort Smith husband and wife were sentenced Monday to federal prison for theft of government funds and aiding and abetting. Federal Judge P.K. Holmes III presided over the sentencing hearings in the United States District Court in Fort Smith. Stephen Wayne Schwartz, 55, was sentenced to 6 months in...

Shuey, Baker exchange vows

Donald Shuey and Trina Shuey would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Hannah Shuey to Zac Baker. The wedding took place Saturday, June 25 at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, with her grandfather, Terry Shuey officiating the ceremony. The reception took place following the ceremony at Stone Creek Bend in Muldrow.

July 4th 2022 Celebrations in Fort Smith, Arkansas

How will you spend the 4th of July here in the River Valley? There will be a few fun things to do as a family this holiday. Whether you want to enjoy some cool fun by the water or to see the live fireworks show. Fort Smith is a place that always has something fun to do on Independence Day. I will lay out some festivities that will be going on in the town this year.

Fort Smith resident sues city over recycling

A Fort Smith resident sued the city of Fort Smith alleging its failure to disclose that the city was not recycling during a 22-month period that started in July 2015. Jennifer Merriott sued the city and represents all the people who paid a monthly sanitation fee during those 22 months. She is represented by Whitfield Hyman.

Former Sebastian County JPs sentenced to prison for social security fraud

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. — Two former Republican members of the Sebastian County Quorum Court were sentenced Monday (June 27) in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas at Fort Smith to prison and ordered to pay restitution following their guilty plea in March to social security fraud.

Leaks at the Peak

Record-breaking rainfall from Monday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 8 caused damage to the new Peak Innovation Center where high-tech equipment is housed. Martin Mahan, Fort Smith Public School deputy superintendent and Shawn Shaffer, supervisor of facilities, gave a presentation to school board members on the damage the center endured. ...

Muldrow Band students attend camp

Muldrow Public Schools said they are proud of the Muldrow Band students who participated in the UAFS Band Camp last week. The students did an amazing job! SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Summer Reading List: Bookish in Fort Smith

Our final edition of our Summer Reading List is out today with Sara Putman, owner of Bookish in Fort Smith. Matthew Moore is a reporter and producer for Ozarks At Large. Before going into journalism, Matthew spent time in the music production industry, working with artists such as Reba McEntire, Steve Martin, 2 Chainz, and Chris Thile.