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River Valley News

Heat wave descends on River Valley starting today

FORT SMITH - The National Weather Service says that sweltering heat could move into the area starting today, as the system that accompanied Tropical Storm...

River Valley Sports

Five area teams crack ArkansasVarsity.Com preseason top ten

FORT SMITH - Five area teams have been given high preseason expectations by one of the state's premiere high school football websites. The top...

Sooners’ Murray named Big 12 Athlete Of The Year

NORMAN — Kyler Murray has added another accolade to his impressive resume, as the former Oklahoma quarterback was announced 2018-19 Big 12 Male Athlete of...

Meet The Sooners Set For August 2nd

NORMAN — One of the most popular traditions surrounding the Oklahoma football program is returning to a Friday. The 2019 version of Meet the Sooners...

Business Beat

Local steakhouse ceases operations

FORT SMITH - One of Fort Smith's original chain steakhouse locations has closed its' doors for good as of this morning. Employees of the Logan's...

Baptist Health announces staff additions

VAN BUREN – Alisha McClary, LRCP, recently joined the Physical Therapy Department at Baptist Health-Van Buren as a pulmonary rehabilitation coordinator. McClary has more than...

Chamber to host family business seminar

FORT SMITH - If you run a family business of any size, you know that day-to-day operations can come with a different kind of challenges....

Hospital remodel, flood repairs top building permits

FORT SMITH - A remodeling project at a local hospital and two instances of restoration efforts from recent flooding top the latest round of building...

Chamber to host seminar on workplace harassment issues

FORT SMITH - The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an upcoming seminar dealing with workplace issues such as conduct and harassment,...

Mercy Offering Medicare Seminars at Church

FORT SMITH - Medicare has many confusing choices, so Mercy Fort Smith is offering help to navigate the process. Medicare – Getting Started is a...

Across the Region

ASP kicks off “Obey The Sign Or Pay The Fine” campaign

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas law enforcement officers will be working overtime shifts and regular patrols committed to the assignment of making state highways and...

Oklahoma turnpike tolls increase effective today

  OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is raising prices yet again, this time hiking the prices some 2.5% for cash paying customers. The change...

LISTEN: Governor announces state budget surplus

    LITTLE ROCK - Governor Hutchinson took the broadcast time in his weekly radio address to announce good news for the state's budget. You can click...

Missing Polk County fugitives, four children found in Canada

MENA – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service in the Western District of Arkansas announce the arrest of Chad and...

Governor issues executive order to create levee task force

LITTLE ROCK – Earlier this month, the state experienced record flooding that impacted a number of communities along the Arkansas River, causing extensive damage. Several...

Governor appoints Game and Fish Commissioner

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the appointment of Anne Marie Doramus of Little Rock to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. She is...

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Police Beat & Court filings

COURT FILINGS: Jul. 15th

The following cases were filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court on Monday July 15th: Case Action Filing Date Case Id / Description Case Type Description Judge Court (Court/Location) 15-JUL-19 66FCV-19-630 OLD DOMINION...

ARREST REPORT: Jul. 15th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on July 15th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a...

COURT FILINGS: Jul. 12th

The following cases were filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court on Friday: 12-JUL-19 66FCV-19-626 JEROME M SIVESIND ET UX V MARK HOLIFER ET AL FRAUD 12TH CIRCUIT DIVISION 6 SEBASTIAN...

ARREST REPORT: Jul. 14th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Sunday July 14th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

ARREST REPORT: Jul. 12th – Jul. 13th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Friday July 12th and Saturday July 13th. All suspects are presumed innocent...

COURT FILINGS: Jul. 11th

The following cases were filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court on Thursday July 11th: 11-JUL-19 66FCV-19-614 CREDIT ACCEPT CORP V LEENORA JONES CONTRACT - OTHER 12TH CIRCUIT DIVISION 7 SEBASTIAN...

ARREST REPORT: Jul. 11th

The following persons were booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center on Thursday July 11th. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in...

COURT FILINGS: Jul. 10th

The following cases were filed in Sebastian County Circuit Court on Wednesday July 10th: 10-JUL-19 66FCV-19-609 ITMO TARRANCE L KURSH & MARCIA ANN BARTON CIVIL - OTHER 12TH CIRCUIT...