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7-year-old cancer survivor inspires tournament fundraiser

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. — 25 teams gathered at Ben Geren park in Fort Smith for the Paint the Park Yellow Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Sebastian County girls' softball league hosted the tournament to bring awareness and fundraise for childhood cancer. League Vice President Amy Adams says the inspiration for the tournament came from seven-year-old Aria Smith, a survivor of cancer. Aria’s mom Andrea explains it as a form of bone cancer that forms in a tumor.
SEBASTIAN COUNTY, AR
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Greenwood residents asked to conserve water

GREENWOOD, Ark. — The city of Greenwood is asking residents to conserve water. The Greenwood Water/Wastewater Commission said the conservation guidelines are now in place because of record-breaking temperatures and lack of rainfall. According to the water usage restrictions, residents and businesses should not fill swimming pools, wash motor...
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Man shot and killed, shooter kills himself in Paris, Arkansas, law officers report

A man shot and killed another man at the Sonic Drive-In Monday, and then drove away and killed himself as law officers moved in to arrest him. About noon Monday, Paris police officers responded to 1305 East Walnut Street where they found George A. Poole, 22, an employee at the drive-in restaurant had been shot. Poole was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Arkansas State Police.
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Leadership Franklin County Names 2022-23 Class

Eighteen members of Franklin County and surrounding areas have been selected for participation in the ninth cohort of Leadership Franklin County, a program designed to develop current and emerging leaders to work together to serve the good of Franklin County and the surrounding areas. The 10-month leadership development program is...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AR

23-year-old Arkansas man killed in Walker County crash

From The Tribune staff reports WALKER COUNTY — A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of an Ozark, Arkansas, man on Tuesday, September 20, at approximately 2:10 p.m. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Tyce H. Brockett, 23, was fatally injured when the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving left the roadway and struck […]
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ASP Investigation underway of apparant murder-suicide in Logan County

Two separate shooting incidents in Paris (Logan County) earlier today preliminarily appear to be connected as murder-suicide. Local law enforcement authorities have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the incidents. About noontime Paris police officers responded to 1305 East Walnut Street and found George A. Poole, 22, an employee...
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State Police investigating murder-suicide in Logan County

The Arkansas State Police says they are investigating two separate shooting incidents in Paris in Logan County. The State Police says they believe they could be connected as a murder-suicide. Paris Police Department asked the state police to investigate. Law enforcement says that around 12:00 p.m. in Paris officers responded...
LOGAN COUNTY, AR

Man arrested after fleeing the scene of a deadly crash in Greenwood

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. — On Friday, Sept. 16, Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) reported a rollover vehicle crash in Greenwood at 6:05 a.m. According to the Arkansas Department of Public Safety's fatality report, Ruth Greene of Booneville died as a result of the crash. Reports show that Booneville resident...
GREENWOOD, AR
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Fort Smith sales tax revenue up almost 13% through August

Fort Smith’s sales tax revenue remained high last month with revenues up more than 11% from August 2021, according to the city’s August sales tax report. The city’s portion of the Sebastian County sales tax totaled $2.007 million in August, up 11.1% compared with August 2021. August’s...
FORT SMITH, AR
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Eagles Net Win Against Ecclesia

Records: University of the Ozarks (1-5-1), Ecclesia College (0-6-0) Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. The Eagles picked up its first win of the season with a 14-0 victory over Ecclesia College. The Eagles held a 8-0 lead at halftime. Playing with less than 11 players the entire match, Ecclesia couldn't slow down the Eagles. 12 different Eagles scored in the win. The Eagles recorded its second-most shots in school history with 52. 62 was the record set back in 2013 against Stephens College.
CLARKSVILLE, AR
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Mountain Home volleyball falls in battle of state ranked teams

In a battle of state ranked teams and co-conference leaders in the 5A West, the Mountain Home High School volleyball team lost at Greenwood Tuesday night 3-1. The Lady Bulldogs won by scores of 25-10, 24-26, 25-23 and 25-22. The Lady Bombers are now 7-2 overall and 4-1 in conference...
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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Eagles Make All-Tournament Team

Clarksville, Ark. – The Eagles finished the Hendrix College Invitational tied for first place (1-0-1) with Hendrix College (1-0-1) and four players made the All-Tournament Team. The final standings on the weekend are:. T1-Ozarks: 1-0-1, 4 Points, 3GF, 2GA, +1GD. T1-Hendrix: 1-0-1, 4 Points, 2GF, 1GA, +1GD. T3-UDallas: 0-1-1,...
CONWAY, AR
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ZUZU African Acrobats to Perform on Campus Oct. 11

University of the Ozarks will present a performance by the ZUZU African Acrobats at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the University’s Walton Fine Arts Center Seay Theatre. Sponsored by the Walton Arts & Ideas Series, this is a free performance that is open to the public. The...
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