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Sheriff's Office seizes abused animals from property

Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane said Tuesday evening that authorities impounded some abused horses and several small animals from a property north of Vian, after it was reported they had allegedly been abandoned by the former property owners. Lane said several small animals were also found already dead or in a decaying state. Lane said a hearing was held at the Sequoyah County Courthouse…
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Why the heat in Arkansas can trigger respiratory problems for these groups

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Pulmonologists at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith said hazy conditions can trigger symptoms for people with certain respiratory diseases. The extreme heat and humidity in the area plus residual haze from wildfires out west can make it harder to breathe for those with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Vaccines administered to more than 100 people at Alma Middle School

ALMA, Ark. — On Friday, a total 124 vaccines were administered to teachers, students, and community members at the Alma Middle School, including 73 vaccines that were given to students 12-years-old and older, according to school nurse Diane Parker. "A lot of it is because they realize if they get...
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Antioch for Youth & Family distributed 14,000 pounds of food Wednesday

Antioch for Youth & Family gave away at least 14,000 pounds of food to 1,230 families Wednesday in Fort Smith. The food distribution is scheduled to happen each Wednesday starting at 10 a.m. It will continue until all the food is gone, said Charolette Tidwell, founder of Antioch, which is located at 1420 N. 32nd St.
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Police Say No Charges in Fatal May Shooting in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Police say no charges will be filed against a Department of Homeland Security employee who fatally shot a man who had opened fire on an apartment complex in Fort Smith, killing an 87-year-old woman. Wallace West was off-duty when he shot and killed Zachary Brian...
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Doctor urges heat safety to prevent more hospitalizations

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — High temperatures this summer can make spending a lot of time outdoors dangerous. Dr. Ryan Sullivan, emergency physician at Baptist Health, said it’s important to look out for preventable illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and stroke, to decrease hospitalizations. “COVID is not the only thing...
Fort Smith, ARArkansas Online

Woman dies in Fort Smith crash Tuesday night

FORT SMITH -- A woman was pronounced dead Tuesday night at the scene of a vehicle crash near the intersection of U.S. 71 and Zero Street. Aric Mitchell, Police Department spokesman, said a woman driving an SUV failed to negotiate a curve leading to Zero Street, after which she struck a pickup head-on about 9:33 p.m. Tuesday. The driver of the pickup, a man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
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Weather Forecast For Alma

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Alma: Thursday, July 29: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, July 30: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
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Fort Smith church to give away hundreds of backpacks, grocery bags ahead of school

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A Fort Smith church will give away hundreds of backpacks stocked with school supplies and grocery bags ahead of the school year. The backpacks and grocery bags were stocked Wednesday morning by members of Evangel Temple in Fort Smith. The supplies were selected based on the listed requirements from the Fort Smith School District, said Charlie Murphy, the Children and Family Pastor for the church.
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Fort Smith crash kills scooter driver

A Fort Smith man died Tuesday afternoon when his scooter was hit by another vehicle in a Fort Smith intersection, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Wayne P. Dunmire Jr., 54, was driving a scooter east on South D Street around 1:24 p.m. when he failed to stop at a traffic sign at South 18th Street, the report said. The scooter was hit by a 2016 Dodge, which was traveling south on South 18th, according to the report. Dunmire was thrown from the scooter, the report said.
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Fort Smith Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Fort Smith: Thursday, July 29: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, July 30: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and
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