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  • Man Arrested for Choking Female in Black Rock

      On August 27, 2017 Andre Covington, black male 28yo from Jonesboro, was arrested by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. At approximately 10pm on the 27th deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call in Black Rock. Upon arrival deputies heard voices coming from the rear […]

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  • Black Rock Woman Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

    Betty Crawford of Black Rock has been arrested by Randolph County after a traffic stop on Hwy 166 and Hite Smith Road. Crawford was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by Randolph County Officers after the vehicle was observed swerving while driving down the road. […]

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  • City Of Black Rock Awarded 4 Star Award By Arkansas Municipal League

      Mayor Bonnie Ragsdale accepted the award for the City Of Black Rock as they were awarded the 4-Star award by the Arkansas Municipal League last week. Black Rock was one of only 16 cities in the state to receive the award. Congratulations to Mayor […]

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  • Black Rock to hold Meet and Greet for Former NBA Player

    On June 1st from 6:00-7:30, in the Black Rock community center (the old HS cafeteria) the Black Rock Sports Committee will be holding a meet and greet for Bernard Thompson, a retired NBA basketball player who is now living in the area. Bernard Thompson  is […]

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  • Lawrence County Officials Issue Messages on Rising Water Levels

    The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dive Team is on standby on both sides of the Black River bridge.  Dive Team members said they have seen numerous snakes in the flood waters during their rescues.   They also said that flood waters were continuing to rise and […]

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  • Flood Updates: Highway 63 at Portia Closes

    Highway 63 at Portia was closed today until further notice due to the rising flood waters. Traffic is being diverted around Portia. Also Hwy 228 and county road 511 are now closed. The levee at Pocahontas is said to be breached in several places at […]

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