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  • Seven Steps to Safe Food In the Summer

    During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for outdoor picnics and barbecues, but they also provide a […]

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  • Couple found murdered in their Pocahontas home

    Authorities in Randolph County are investigating a double homicide at 409 Sue Lane in Pocahontas.  The Arkansas State Police criminal investigation division along with Randolph County Sheriff’s office and Pocahontas PD were called to the home of Ricky and Rita Bozwell, both age 66 years […]

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  • Two Vehicle Accident Sends One Vehicle Plummeting Off the Black River Bridge

      At 6:20pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a two vehicle accident with one of the vehicles flipping off the north bound side of the Black River bridge. Portia Fire, Black Rock Fire, ambulances from Pro-Med and Medic One along with […]

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  • Smithville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

    Smithville Baptist Church will host its vacation bible school, “Babylon, Daniel’s Courage in Captivity”, July 23 – 27. Classes for 3 year olds through teens will be held  Monday through Friday, 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   A meal will be served nightly. Family night […]

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  • Make Pool Safety a Priority This Summer

    A swimming pool can be a great source of family fun and fitness. But it’s important to make safety a priority to protect children and others in and around the water. Some of the most effective ways to prevent drowning include four-sided fencing, swimming lessons, […]

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  • Hoxie Fugitive Joseph Crow Captured On Monday

        Joseph Crow, 26, was wanted on suspicion of aggravated assault on a police officer, domestic battery, fleeing, and hit and run.Hoxie Police said one of the Hoxie officers was flagged down around 1:20 a.m. Friday regarding a domestic dispute with Crow. As the […]

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