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    Walnut Ridge Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating and Stabbing Female

    August 28, 2014 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lacy Burns, age 44, of Walnut Ridge. The arrest comes after Lawrence Memorial Hospital ER called the Sheriff’s Office about a woman in the ER with stab wounds and that had been severely beaten. Deputies went […]

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    Jail Shut Down Effects More Than Just Inmates In Lawrence County

    When the decision was made by the Arkansas Jail Standards Board to close the Lawrence County Jail on Wednesday, Sheriff Dotson stated his first worry was about the employees of the jail. Dotson has made it a point that regardless of budget cuts over the […]

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    Sheriff Announces That Lawrence County Jail Will Close In September

    Sheriff Jody Dotson announced to the public that the Lawrence County Jail will be closed after the Arkansas Jail Standards Committee voted 5-0 in favor of closing the jail. According to Dotson, the Lawrence County Jail has failed inspection for over ten years. By the […]

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    Sloan-Hendrix School District News

    The first day assembly on August 18th,  included remarks by Sloan-Hendrix school superintendent Mr. Clifford Rorex and new high school principal  Mr. Marty Moore and introductions of new teachers, Mr. Hudson and Mr. Cude. Mrs. Dean presented 2013-2014 Academians to the Annual King, Kyle Murphy, and the Annual […]

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    Baby alligator found at Bull Shoals Lake

    BULL SHOALS – Bull Shoals Lake and the tailwaters downstream from its dam are widely known for impressive fishing – largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, striped bass, walleye, all sorts of trout. Add alligators to that list. Well, one alligator, and it was a baby. Cpl. […]

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    Davidsonville Historic State Park Legacy Week

    Davidsonville Legacy Week August 29-September 1, 2014 Davidsonville Historic State Park has been a state park for over 50 years. In honor of the park’s creation and many years of service, activities will be scheduled throughout Labor Day weekend. There will be town site tours, […]

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