Lawrence County Archive

  • Lawrence County Dispatch presents 911 education program to preschoolers

    Lawrence County Dispatch presented a 911 Education Program to all of the preschools/ Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Sloan Hendrix, and Hillcrest in the county along with Brad Head start and Live, Learn, Laugh day care in Hoxie. A total of 320 children attended the presentations. Dispatchers […]

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  • Fleeing Suspect Attempts To Drive Into Cache River

    At 11:50 am on Wednesday, Lawrence County Dispatch was notified of a pursuit by the Bono Police Department. A passenger car returning to a subject from Bono was fleeing from police and turned on highway 228 headed from Greene County back towards Sedgwick. Lawrence County […]

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  • Rape Suspect Jailed After Fleeing From Walnut Ridge Officers

    Shortly after 10:30 pm a routine traffic stop quickly turned bad for one suspect. As officers ran an inquiry on a suspect in a traffic stop, the man suddenly ran from officers on West Poplar Street in Walnut Ridge, officers quickly found out why. Information […]

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  • Ozark Gateway Region Presents New Motorcycle/Scenic Drive Map

    The Ozark Gateway Region announces the availability of their new tourism motorcycle/scenic drive pocket map with routes around the area. The new map was recently printed and is being delivered in their region, across Arkansas, in other states, and available upon request from the region […]

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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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  • Two Transported To Area Hospitals After Accident In Ravenden

      Shortly after 2 pm on Thursday, Chief Tim McComas of the Ravenden Police Department reported an accident on 1st Street in Ravenden near the Church of Christ to the Lawrence County Dispatch Center requesting the Ravenden Volunteer Fire Department, AET Ambulance and a medical […]

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