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News in Crawford County, Arkansas

Expanded age divisions for CC fair pageants
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:20:56 -0700

Pageants and a talent contest will be held during the Crawford County Fair again this year, each with expanded age divisions. The Crawford County Fair Association will host their 2014 Annual Pageants during the Crawford County Fair on Sept. 8-13 at Kirksey Park in Mulberry.

2 plead innocent to charges of murder
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:27:23 -0700

Two half brothers have pleaded innocent in Crawford County Circuit Court to capital murder charges in the shooting death last month of an Alma man.

Crawford County men charged in June killing
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:28:53 -0700

Two half brothers were charged Monday in Crawford County Circuit Court with capital murder in the slaying of a man last month whose decomposing body was uncovered from a shallow grave on rural property where the men lived.

Preservation grants awarded
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:05:23 -0700

From left: Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain, Governor Mike Beebe, Lisa Franklin with the City of Van Buren, Lisa Wills with the Van Buren Historic District Commission and Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Martha Miller.

Storm shelters to be cataloged for GPS
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:16:30 -0700

Emergency responders in Crawford County will soon be able to find home storm shelters even if covered with debris or in areas devastated by a disaster.

Body Found in Shallow Grave, Pipe Bombs Found Nearby
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:11:31 -0700

CRAWFORD COUNTY -- A tip lead investigators to discover a body buried in a shallow grave in Crawford County on Monday. Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown says Nick Barrows and Jonathan Bridgewater are in custody after the body was discovered near a house on Arkansas 348. A pipe bomb was also found inside the house. Brown said the tip came in Sunday night leading investigators to search two houses ...

Half brothers charged in slaying
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 01:21:07 -0700

RUDY -- Two rural Crawford County men were being held Monday on first-degree murder charges after sheriff's deputies found a body in a shallow grave on the land where the two men live.

Remains are identified as missing Alma man
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:43:29 -0700

A body pulled from a shallow grave in rural Crawford County on Monday was identified Tuesday as that of 19-year-old Jamison Lee Plum of Alma, Sheriff Ron Brown said.

Police looking for stabbing suspects
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:54:28 -0700

Crawford County deputies are looking for two suspects in a stabbing Friday night that left one man in serious but stable condition.

Body identified
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:43:52 -0700

A body found in a shallow grave in Rudy has been identified as Jamison Lee Plum, 19, of Alma. Plum’s family reported him missing about 11 a.m. June 30, according to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown.