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Electric cooperative warning customers of increased rates

SALEM, Ark. (KAIT) - Some residents in Northern Arkansas should prepare for an increase in utility rates. The North Arkansas Electric Cooperative serves Fulton, Sharp, Izard, Baxter, Stone, and Marion Counties. The cooperative said on that Wednesday members could expect to see an increase on their utility bills in the...
MARION COUNTY, AR
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2024 solar eclipse expected to be big business in Twin Lakes Area

(Path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse) An event that is just under two years away is already drawing interest from officials in the Twin Lakes Area. A solar eclipse will occur April 8, 2024 and the path of totality, or where the moon completely covers the sun meaning nearly total darkness, includes a big area of north central Arkansas and a part of southern Missouri. All of Baxter, Fulton, Izard, Stone and Searcy counties in Arkansas and Howell County in Missouri are in the path of totality. Most of Marion and parts of Boone and Newton counties in Arkansas and about half of Ozark and a small part of Douglas counties in Missouri are in the path.
HOWELL COUNTY, MO
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Local unemployment numbers climb in June

The newly released June unemployment numbers from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center show the number of unemployed has seen an increase since May in northern Arkansas while southern Missouri’s numbers improved. In Baxter County, the rate is at 4%, up...
BAXTER COUNTY, AR
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Woman arrested after AirPods pinpoint her location

Izard County authorities allege a Hardy, Ark., woman began breaking into and entering vehicles and stealing property last week. There was also at least one break-in in Fulton County. Before she was done, Autumn Dailey, 20, had broken into over a dozen vehicles and taken a variety of property including...
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Woman arrested following ‘breaking and entering spree’

IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A 20-year-old woman is in custody after sheriff’s investigators say she went on a “breaking and entering spree.”. Deputies arrested Autumn Dailey of Hardy on suspicion of 15 charges, including 10 counts of breaking or entering, theft of a firearm, theft of a debit card, and three misdemeanor theft charges.
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Woman faces felonies after alleged vehicle break-in spree

A woman who is alleged to have gone on a breaking and entering spree faces a total of 15 charges in Izard County with 12 of them felonies, the Izard County Sheriff’s Office announced on social media. On August 10 calls started coming into the Izard County Sheriff’s Office...
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Woman accused of breaking into vehicles tracked by AirPods

A Sharp County woman is currently in the Izard County Detention Center on accusations of breaking into several vehicles after being tracked by AirPods. Twenty-year-old Autumn Dailey of Hardy is facing 15 charges, including 12 felonies, with her bond set at $50,000. According to the Izard County Sheriff’s Office, the...
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Izard County inmate back in trouble after stealing phone time

An inmate in the Izard County Detention Center is back in trouble after allegedly using another inmate’s pre-paid phone card without permission. Investigators with the Izard County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by an inmate who stated the balances on his calling cards were diminishing irregularly. Upon learning the information the calling card vendor was contacted to explain the irregularities on the card.
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Drought disaster relief available for north Arkansas farmers

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) - An additional 20 Arkansas counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced this week. Hutchinson said that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack had responded to his request for more drought assistance in Arkansas. As of Wednesday, counties designated primary natural...
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Salem girls, Pocahontas boys win Cougar Classic

The Cougar Classic golf tournament hosted by Izard County High School wrapped up its two-day run at the Golf Course on Turkey Mountain in Horseshoe Bend Wendesday. The Pocahontas boys and Salem girls claimed the team titles. The Lady Greyhounds easily won the girls’ title by 63 strokes over runner-up...
SALEM, AR
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Cleverlys coming to Ozarka for benefit concert

The Cleverlys will be performing at Ozarka College on September 10. The concert will be held in the John E. Miller Education Complex Auditorium in Melbourne and will begin at 7 p.m. It is presented by Townsend Spice and Supply and Grassroots Equipment and Outdoors. Proceeds will benefit the Earnie...
MELBOURNE, AR
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Izard County man gets 10 years on Baxter County charges

A Pineville man who has been arrested for possessing drugs and paraphernalia to ingest drugs five times was in Baxter County Circuit Court Monday. Twenty-eight-year-old Frank Lee Cox was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to the latest charges against him. In addition to Baxter County, Cox...
BAXTER COUNTY, AR
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Former Baxter County man turned down for parole again

A decision on paroling a man who has done prison time on charges from Baxter, Carroll and Izard Counties has been deferred, according to a notification released last week. Charges filed against 40-year-old Jared Holland include sexual assault, intimidating a witness, aggravated assault on two occasions and possessing a firearm and illegal drugs.
BAXTER COUNTY, AR
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4 area boil orders lifted, 3 remain in effect

Four area boil orders were recently lifted by the Arkansas Department of Health, and three others remain in effect. The West Stone County Water Association’s boil order in Stone and Searcy counties is no longer in effect. Boil orders for Mountain View Waterworks, the Richwoods Water Association and Pleasant Grove were also lifted Friday.
STONE COUNTY, AR
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7 boil orders issued for area water sytems Thursday

It was a busy Thursday for boil orders to be issued in the area. A total of seven were issued across three counties, all for main breaks. In Izard County, a boil order was issued for the entire Guion Water Department. A boil order was issued for the West Stone...
IZARD COUNTY, AR