News & Events Archive

  • Sloan-Hendrix Issues Press Release on Threats Made to School

    Sloan-Hendrix issued a press release concerning social media threats that were made by two students. The following is the statement released by Superintendent Rorex. Both students were removed by Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies and transported to Sharp County. As other details emerge we will keep […]

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  • Walnut Ridge Hazmat Dispatched To Pocahontas

    17 people have been treated after some type of chemical spill located at the Pocahontas Post Office Friday morning. Pocahontas Fire Dept. Hazmat units responded to the scene along with local law enforcement. Walnut Ridge Hazmat along with Office of Emergency Services coordinator Chris Jones […]

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  • Henry Boyce Sworn In for 5th Term

    Henry Boyce was sworn in for a fifth term as Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney by Circuit Judge Harold Erwin in the courtroom of the Sharp County courthouse.  Boyce’s seven deputy prosecutors were sworn in by Erwin immediately following Boyce’s oath of office.     ​Boyce […]

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  • Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents Of Latest Scams

    The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office made the following statement concerning scams occurring in Lawrence County. “We have been made aware of a couple of phone scams currently making their rounds.  The first one is calling local businesses claiming to be an official with the Sheriff’s Office […]

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  • Huge Living Estate Auction Collection of Antiques

    Huge living estate auction this Saturday, January 12th @ 10:00am 294 Lawrence 529 Hoxie (from Hwy 367 at Minturn turn on to Hwy 228 toward Clover Bend and follow auction signs) Loads of antiques! Picker’s dream! Ryan Jones Auctioneer AALB 2051

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  • Three Fire Departments Respond to Midday House Fire

    At 11:22 a.m. on Tuesday, Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a house and vehicle on fire at 193 Lawrence 224. Imboden responded with two trucks and requested additional tankers from both Black Rock and Ravenden Fire Departments. A second 911 call reported […]

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