Sharp County Archive

  • Sharp County Nursing Facility Sees Increase In Cases

    According to the Arkansas Department of Health the Ash Flat Healthcare Facility has seen a spike in positive COVID-19 cases recently, enough of an increase that Governor Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith made mention during the daily news conference of the spike in Sharp County. […]

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  • Ash Flat Man Arrested in Stabbing

    On February 4th, 2020 Sharp County sheriff’s office was notified by the emergency room in Cherokee Village of a stabbing victim who came to their facility. Authorities responded and took a report. The victim identified the attacker as 20 yr. old, Jessie Hope of Ash […]

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  • Coroner Called to Scene of Accident North of Ravenden

    At 7:38 a.m. Sharp County requested the assistance of the Ravenden Fire Department and Pro Med Ambulance of Imboden to respond to an accident involving an overturned semi truck. The accident was located on Hwy, 63 north of Ravenden, just into Sharp County. Ravenden Fire […]

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  • Chief Deputy’s Name Used in Recent Sharp County Scams

    Authorities in Sharp County are investigating yet another phone scam. This scam uses Chief Aaron Presser’s name and instructs the victim to purchase a green dot card and bring it to a kiosk at the Sharp County courthouse. The scammer even goes into detail giving […]

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  • Local man held in rape case of a child under the age of one

    Joey Penix, 26 years old of Imboden sits in the Lawrence County jail with a $150,000 cash bond following a December 2019 investigation. According to a Sharp County affidavit a Highland police officer was dispatched to the Cherokee Village emergency room after a possible sexual […]

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  • Fugitive Jerrett Stanford Apprehended by Ravenden Police Department

      According to Police Chief Tim McComas of the Ravenden Police Department, Jerrett Stanford was captured at the Mammoth Spring State Park in a joint operation involving Sharp County detectives, 16th Judicial Drug Task Force and authorities from the Mammoth Spring Police Department. Chief McComas […]

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