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Bill Bowden

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Carroll County sheriff given job of collecting debt for court

Subscriber onlyStarting next month, it will be up to the Carroll County sheriff to try to collect some of the $2.8 million owed to the county's circuit court. Continue reading...

U.S.: Put Barber in prison for years

Defense balks at 235-293 months

Subscriber onlyFederal prosecutors want former Fayetteville real-estate developer Brandon Barber to serve about 20 years in prison for conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, according to a court document filed Thursday. Continue reading...

DNA tests in '94 death underway, project says

County declines to appeal court order

Subscriber onlyDNA testing of evidence from a 1994 homicide scene in Green Forest has been moving forward since a June 3 court order, said Karen Thompson, a lawyer with a New York-based nonprofit called the Innocence Project. Continue reading...

Retrial set for Bull Shoals chief

U.S. to try again after mistrial on excessive force charge

Subscriber onlyA new trial for Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield is scheduled to begin Aug. 18 in federal court in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Hutchinson, Ross jab at farm forum

Law client, health vote offer fodder

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Two candidates for governor criticized each other Tuesday morning during a forum that was ostensibly about agriculture. Continue reading...

Mistrial declared in police chief's excessive-force case

Subscriber onlyA mistrial was declared late Friday after 12 jurors in U.S. District Court in Harrison couldn't agree on whether Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield had used excessive force during the July 9, 2013, arrest of Nicholas Dore. Continue reading...

Jury out in chief's excessive-force trial

Didn't stomp, kick or hit handcuffed man, Bull Shoals lawman testifies

Subscriber onlyHARRISON -- A jury deliberated Friday in the federal trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield but hadn't reached a verdict late Friday on charges that Sutterfield used excessive force during an arrest and tried to cover it up. Continue reading...

AG candidates favor more drug courts

Rutledge, Steel say alternative program aids jail crowds, vets in talk to club

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Expansion of drug courts should be a priority for Arkansas' next attorney general, the two main-party candidates for the office said Thursday. Continue reading...

Trial of police chief underway

‘Shocked’ to see handcuffed man hit, officer testifies

Subscriber onlyA Bull Shoals police officer testified Tuesday that he was "shocked" to see his police chief hit a handcuffed man in the head with the butt of a shotgun during an arrest on July 9, 2013. Continue reading...

Post office building brought back home

Glade was washed away by Beaver Lake; society aims to preserve history

Subscriber onlyA community that's mostly at the bottom of Beaver Lake got its old post office building back on Monday. Continue reading...

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Fed...

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Federal Bureau of Land Management...

Published: June 22, 2013

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