Lawrence County Archive

  • Lynn Man Jailed After Allegedly Shooting At A Vehicle Late Tuesday

      Investigators with the Lawrence County Criminal Investigation Division are still trying to put together the events of late Tuesday in Lynn, this much we know. At 11:29 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting a man shooting at a moving vehicle […]

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  • Details Emerge in Saturday’s Deadly Farm Accident

    Around 8 am on Saturday Walnut Ridge Fire Department and AET Ambulance were dispatched to Lawrence 615 after a 911 call reported a young man trapped in the bottom of a fertilizer hopper.  22 year old, Cody Crow was pronounced dead at the scene according […]

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  • 2018 ATOD Like a Boss 5k Registration

    ATOD Like A Boss 5k The ATOD Coalition of Lawrence County will hold a 5k run to help with drug prevention and drug education efforts. April 14, 2018 Stewart Park, Walnut Ridge HELP PREVENT YOUTH DRUG USE….LIKE A BOSS!! April 14 10:00 AM – LIKE […]

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  • Multiple Fire Departments Respond to Accident

    At approximately 11:10 pm Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an accident between a semi truck and a small SUV. Multiple ambulances along with Portia, Hoxie, and Walnut Ridge Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene. The accident was reported to be on […]

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  • Open House for Lawrence County Detention Center / Sheriff’s Office

    The Lawrence County Detention Center / Sheriff’s Office building dedication and open house was held March 6, 2018 at their new location on 501 W. Elm St. Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. A large crowd was in attendance for the event and ribbon cutting ceremony. Governor Asa […]

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  • 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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