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  • Lawrence County Officers Arrest Black Rock Man on Multiple Charges

      On 04/17/2018 Officers with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keith Barnes of Black Rock age 46. The arrest stems from a criminal impersonation case in which Barnes was reported to be seen in uniform with a badge and stating that he was a […]

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  • Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit Arrests Ravenden Man

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced this week, the arrest of a Lawrence County man for crimes involving children. According to the Attorney General’s press release Terry Matheny, age 58 of Ravenden,was arrested by the cyber crimes unit on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing […]

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  • ASP Releases Information on Fatal Hoxie Accident

    At 11:33 am on Friday, April 13th, Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a two vehicle accident at Hwy 63/63b in Hoxie. The Hoxie Fire Department was already in route after receiving a public service call reporting the accident. Walnut Ridge Fire Department […]

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  • IACS Kindergarten Registration and enrollment for grades 1-8

    The Imboden Area Charter School will hold Kindergarten Registration for 2018-2019 and enrollment for grades 1-8 on Thursday, April 12 at 6 pm.  Students from ANY DISTRICT in Arkansas may attend IACS at NO COST and bus transportation is provided to Pocahontas, Walnut Ridge, Black […]

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  • Sheriff’s Dive Team Member Complete Swift Water Training

      Four members of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dive Team completed swift water training along with three members of the Pocahontas Fire Department Dive Team and three members of the Pocahontas Police Department on Sunday.   Members of the three teams traveled to Oklahoma City […]

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  • ProMed Ambulance Service Donates Stretcher to BRTC

    ProMed Ambulance Service of Pocahontas Training Officer Bobby Tennison donated an an ambulance stretcher to the Black River Technical College EMT-Paramedic Program on April 4th. Students will use the stretcher during training simulations. Photo: Bobby Tennison with BRTC Paramedic Program Director, Mathew Smith

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