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Arkansas Court of Appeals
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:03:12 -0800

The Arkansas Court of Appeals released opinions Wednesday. The court's ruling and the names of the cases are reprinted here. The full opinions and other court proceedings, including per curiam decisions, orders and submissions, can be found on the Internet at courts.state.ar.us.

While Moving Forward With Retrial, Newman Continues To Seek Death In 2001 Homeless Camp Case
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:20:55 -0800

Despite declaring his innocence in a 2001 murder, Rickey Dale Newman continues to tell a Crawford County Circuit Court judge he wants to be executed.

Proposed Law Inspired By 2 Van Buren Sex Offenders Living Near Church
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:32:47 -0800

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – A bill proposed by a state lawmaker from Crawford County would prohibit Level 4 sex offenders from living near churches. The bill was inspired by two sex offenders who still live near a church outside of Van Buren. Arkansas Rep. Charlene Fite, R-Figure Four, introduced a bill this week in the […]

Probation revocation reversed
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:34:18 -0800

The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned the revocation of a Crawford County man's probation, saying it was an "illegal sentence."

Crawford JPs Updated On Jail Progress
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:17:45 -0800

The Crawford County Quorum Court on Monday was updated on the progress and schedule of a $20 million county jail that will be built at 4301 U.S. 64.

Parole revocation reversed on appeal
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:17:37 -0800

The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned the revocation of a Crawford County man's probation, saying it was an "illegal sentence."

JPs pass resolution opposing Clean Line
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:55:48 -0800

Crawford County justices of the peace agreed to hold a special election to extend the countywide 1-cent sales tax and made known their opposition to the Plains and Eastern Clean Line transmission line project.

Crawford County JPs vote to oppose power line project
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:50:36 -0800

Craig Smith and his wife retired to a "postage stamp" of land in rural Crawford County, where they planned to spend their lives enjoying the beauty of the Arkansas mountains.

Alma Woman Pleads Guilty In Head-On Crash That Killed Mulberry Woman
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:58:15 -0800

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – The Alma woman who was on drugs when she crashed head-on into another vehicle and killed the driver pleaded guilty Friday morning to negligent homicide, according to the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office. Christina Gee, 23, pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors and was sentenced to 12 years in prison, with […]

Crawford County leaders urge residents to keep tax
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:33:50 -0800

Members of the Crawford County Quorum Court voted Monday to ask voters to continue a 1 percent countywide sales tax for eight years.