Portia Archive

  • ASP Releases Details in Fatal Car Accident

    The Arkansas State police released the details on the fatal car accident that took place on December 9th, 2018 where a woman from Imboden was killed in a three vehicle accident. Caitlyn Walker, age 33 from Imboden was killed when a 2015 Chevrolet truck turned […]

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  • Two People Airlifted After an ATV accident Near Portia

    At 9:35 pm the Portia Fire Department and Walnut Ridge Fire Department along with two ambulances were dispatched to the area of Lawrence 438 and 441 after the dispatch center received a call reporting an ATV accident. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies along with Walnut Ridge […]

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  • Thunderstorms Cause Damage in Black Rock and Imboden Saturday Night

    At 9:14 pm Lawrence County was placed under a severe thunderstorm warning until 10:00 pm. At 9:22 pm, as the storm passed through Lawrence County, reports of power outages began to come into the Lawrence County Dispatch center in the Portia area. At 9:51 pm […]

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  • Details Released on Fatal Accident Near Portia

    At 11:30 pm on Thursday , Lawrence County Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting a major crash at the intersection of highway 63 and highway 412 just south of Portia.  Portia Fire Department, Walnut Ridge Fire Department, Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies, and the Arkansas State […]

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  • Head on Accident Near Portia Closes Hwy. 63

    At 6:20 am Lawrence County dispatch received a 911 call reporting a head on accident just north of Portia. Early reports stated as many as 3 vehicles were involved in the incident. Portia fire department and an ambulance service responded, additional units from Walnut Ridge Fire […]

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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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