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News in Crawford County, Arkansas

Spinout off bridge fatal to driver, 45
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 02:19:26 -0800

A man died Tuesday when he crashed on a bridge in Crawford County and fell to the riverbed below, the Arkansas State Police reported.

Crawford County Continues To Reduce Deficit, Faces $81,000 Shortfall
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:52:05 -0800

After nearly two hours of discussion Thursday night, the Crawford County Quorum Court hacked away nearly $140,000 from the county’s 2015 budget.

Awards presented
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:40:56 -0800

Two from Crawford County were honored at the Arkansas Adult Education and Literacy Conference held in Little Rock Oct. 23-24.

Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Crawford County
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:40:13 -0800

One injured when suspect hits another vehicle on I-540 in pursuit.

Suspect Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through Crawford County
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:43:23 -0800

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – A suspect has been arrested after a high-speed chase through Crawford County, authorities say. A Crawford County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for having a fictitious license plate, but the suspect took off, leading authorities on a high-speed chase. The Van Buren Police Department and Arkansas State Police joined in the […]

Editorial: Sen. Whitaker Spoke Her Mind, Loved Arkansas
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:27:32 -0800

A former state senator described as “an asset” for western Arkansas and a “trailblazer” for women died this week at age 77.

Mulberry Man Pleads Guilty To Incest, Gets 20 Years
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:54:18 -0800

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – A Mulberry man pleaded guilty Wednesday to incest and first-degree sexual assault. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutors said Gary Morse, 38, was arrested in May after having sexual relations with an 18-year-old woman. Investigators said the two began having sex […]

Election 2014: 12,000 Voters In Sebastian, Crawford Cast Early Ballots So Far
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:25:00 -0700

Jamie Mitchell • Times Record / Sebastian County Clerk's Office Manager Darlene Neumeier points out electronic voting procedures to Gary Pendleton on Thursday, October 30, 2014, during early voting at the county courthouse in Fort Smith. The general election is Tuesday.

Registered Sex Offender Moving Into Crawford County, Officials Say
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:53:35 -0800

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – A level-three sex offender will soon be moving into Crawford County, officials say. David L. Davis, 29, was paroled from the Arkansas Department of Correction on Oct. 29, and he will be moving into Natural Dam north of Cedarville, according to Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Marc McCune. He will be living in […]

Gilstrap named president of AEMA
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 02:26:21 -0800

A local emergency management director is influencing emergency response policies at the state level. Dennis Gilstrap, Crawford County Department of Emergency Management director, recently became president of the Arkansas Emergency Management Association.