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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...
GREENWOOD, AR
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Alcohol petition debate

The option to keep Polk County dry or to make it wet is still a contentious subject amongst residents less than two months before the general election, at which point registered Polk County voters can vote “For” or “Against” the measure. After a petition was circulated...
POLK COUNTY, AR
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Mena Police Reports

Heath Spencer, 25, was served with a warrant after a traffic stop on 10th Street. Bradley Verba, 25, was served with a warrant after a traffic stop on Pine Avenue. A report of theft was taken from Walmart. A report of theft was taken from Walmart. A report of theft...
MENA, AR
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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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Body found in Mena prompts State Police investigation

The Mena Fire Department responded to the report of a residential fire at 407 1st Street about 1 PM. While attempting to gain control of the fire, authorities discovered the body. The house was initially believed to be unoccupied and without utility connections. Special agents of the state police Criminal...
MENA, 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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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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Arkansas wreck leaves one person dead

GREENWOOD, Ark. — One person was killed and one person was arrested after a collision near Greenwood Friday morning. Police say Brandon Stone, 26, was driving his Ford Explorer on Highway 10 east of Greenwood near the Red Brown Place intersection just after 6 a.m. when it crossed the center line.
GREENWOOD, AR
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Greenwood beginning construction on Highway 10 overlay

Work began on an overlay on Highway 10 spur Wednesday night. The construction was announced Wednesday night during Mayor Doug Kinslow's Facebook Live. Kinslow said construction will happen nightly, and he asked that people drive safely. Kinslow also added that in a few weeks, construction will begin on sidewalks in...
GREENWOOD, AR
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