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  • COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise at Randolph Home

    Positive cases of COVID-19 continue to rise at the Randolph County Nursing Home in Pocahontas this week. The nursing home has 61 positive cases as of Friday, August 7th, 2020. 10 recovered, 1 discharged to hospice house, 3 in the hospital, and 8 deaths. Employees […]

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  • Coroner Called To Powhatan After Reports Of Gun Shot Victim

    At 11:52am the Lawrence County Dispatch requested units to respond to the area of the Powhatan Court House after reports of a gun shot victim. The subject was said to be slumped over with a weapon in hand. Lawrence County CID, ProMed Ambulance and the […]

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  • Bobby G. Phillips

    Bobby G. Phillips, age 80, of Bonne Terre, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre.  He was born June 15, 1940, in Ravenden, Arkansas to the late Joel W. and Lucille C. (Childers) Phillips. Bobby retired from American Airlines and […]

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  • Quick Action By Walnut Ridge Police Led To Recovery Of Stolen Trailer And A Suspect In Custody

    On Thursday Walnut Patrol Officers were notified of a trailer being stolen from Camie Drive. Officers responded and viewed security camera footage showing a white Chevrolet pickup hooking up to the utility trailer. Officers immediately put out a BOLO (Be On The Look Out) to […]

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  • Arkansas Department of Education Ready for School Resource Call Center

    The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has established a Ready for School Resource Call Center beginning Monday, August 3, 2020.  The purpose of the call center is to provide Arkansans with information and resources regarding the reopening of schools.  With the support of partners from […]

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  • O’Donnell Pleads Guilty to Murder of Former Arkansas Senator Linda Collins

    Rebecca O’Donnell entered her court hearing at the Randolph County Courthouse this morning and changed her plea to guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Rebecca O’Donnell was sentenced to 54 years in prison. O’Donnell had previously pled not guilty to the murder […]

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