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Bill Bowden

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Innocent, ex-Arkansas deputy pleads in drug case

posted: 08/30/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A former Carroll County deputy pleaded innocent Monday to charges of aggravated assault, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

PHOTOS: New Arkansas veterinary hospital caters to big animals, including 450-pound tiger

updated: 08/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A 450-pound tiger named Izzy was the first patient at the new veterinary hospital at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

Ambulance tax hot-button issue

posted: 08/28/2016 2:48 a.m. Discuss

The debate over a proposed ambulance tax for eastern Carroll County became so heated that it spilled over from the Quorum Court meeting room to a Berryville gas station, where Justice of the Peace John Reeve, 86, was cited for misdemeanor assault after he shoved Jim Lowery, 66, who is running for his seat.

Buffalo a harbor for birds; 96,341 acres get sanctuary label

posted: 08/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Buffalo National River is officially an Important Bird Area.

Christ of Ozarks statue turns 50

updated: 08/21/2016 3:59 a.m. Comments 2

Towering over Rio de Janeiro, the 98-foot-tall Christ the Redeemer statue has been on prominent display during the Olympics over the past two weeks.

Trooper on mend after I-40 crash; he saved others from wrong-way driver, prosecutor says

posted: 08/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The Arkansas State Police trooper who used his vehicle to stop a car being driven the wrong way on Interstate 40 is recovering after his fourth surgery at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.

Lawyer says suspect in Arkansas deputy's death no 'sociopath'

posted: 08/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 6

A lawyer who once represented a man accused of shooting a Sebastian County sheriff's deputy said his client disliked law enforcement but was not a sociopath.

Woman, 64, faces charge in stabbing of ex-spouse

posted: 08/12/2016 3:14 a.m. Discuss

A 64-year-old Harrison woman was arrested Wednesday in the attempted murder of her ex-husband.

1% sales tax to appear on Eureka Springs ballot

posted: 08/10/2016 3:15 a.m. Discuss

Voters in Eureka Springs will decide Nov. 8 if they want to levy an additional 1 percent sales tax that would go primarily for water and sewer improvements.

Driver, 24, dies, Arkansas trooper injured in head-on I-40 crash

posted: 08/09/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 4

A motorist died Monday when the car he was driving the wrong way on Interstate 40 near Alma crashed head-on into an Arkansas State Police cruiser.




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