Lawrence County Archive

  • Man Charged with Murder In Death of Roommate

    Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced Gary Lee Fears, 57, of Walnut Ridge was charged today with Murder in the First Degree, a Class Y Felony, punishable by 10 – 40 years or Life in prison. Fears also faces felony enhancement charges for […]

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  • Lawrence County Shooting, Man in Custody

    The Lawrence County sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that took place around 8:00 pm tonight on highway 91 where a woman was killed. Deputies are currently on scene and have arrested an as of yet unnamed man in connection with the shooting. We will […]

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  • Felons Caught on Game Camera Arrested in Lawrence County

    On Saturday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigation division obtained warrants for the arrest of William Webb and Kenny Medlock. The arrest warrants were obtained after footage from game cameras showed the two men trespassing and carrying firearms. Both Webb and Medlock have prior […]

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  • Lawrence County Angel Tree

    The Lawrence County Angel Tree provides gifts of new clothing and toys to local children who otherwise might not have anything for Christmas. If you would like to sponsor a child for Christmas this year you can pick up your angel(s) from the Lawrence County […]

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  • 2017 Lawrence County Christmas Events

    Lynn Christmas Parade-December 2nd at 1pm. Imboden Christmas Parade- December 3rd at 3pm on Fourth Street. Walnut Ridge Christmas parade-December 5th at 6pm on Free Street. Christmas Lighting Display at Stewart Park throughout the month of December. Hoxie Christmas parade December 7th at 6pm. The […]

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  • Fire Across Lawrence County Keep Fire Departments Busy Over Weekend And Monday, Burn Ban Issued

      Fires across Lawrence County have kept several departments on large fires prompting County Judge John Thomison to issue a county-wide Burn Ban. Several fires in the Portia area required Hoxie Fire, Walnut Ridge Fire, Portia Fire, Clover Bend Fire and Arkansas Forestry to respond […]

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