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Ruling set for today on jogger-death file

Subscriber onlyA Sebastian County circuit judge said he will rule today on a motion to prohibit pretrial publicity in the first-degree murder case of a man accused of shooting a passing jogger. Continue reading...

Verdicts' dismissal affirmed for lawyer

Barber ally wins appellate ruling

Subscriber onlyThe 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed a district court's decision last year to throw out the convictions against Brandon Barber attorney K. Vaughn Knight and give him a new trial. Continue reading...

Railroad crossing fray goes to judge

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge will decide whether removing a Union Pacific crossing in downtown Ozark was legal and whether restoring it would unduly disrupt the railroad's operations. Continue reading...

School board called deceitful on mascot issue

June vote underhanded, lawyer says

Subscriber onlyAn opponent of the Fort Smith School Board's decision to do away with the Southside High School Rebel mascot and "Dixie" fight song on Monday called on the school superintendent to resign and for the School Board members to consider doing the same Continue reading...

Sebastian County official won't face prosecution

Subscriber onlyA Sebastian County Quorum Court member arrested last month over accusations he attacked and threatened his daughter will not be charged, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday. Continue reading...

Mascot advocate urges district leaders to quit

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- An opponent of the Fort Smith School Board's decision to do away with the Southside High School Rebel mascot and "Dixie" fight song on Monday called on the school superintendent to resign and for the School Board members to consider doing the same. Continue reading...

Mascot advocate urges district leaders to quit

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- An opponent of the Fort Smith School Board's decision to do away with the Southside High School Rebel mascot and "Dixie" fight song on Monday called on the school superintendent to resign and for the School Board members to consider doing the same. Continue reading...

Attorney: County must pay for suspect's 2 prescriptions

Subscriber onlyThe attorney for capital murder suspect Rickey Dale Newman has filed a motion asking a judge to order the Crawford County jail to provide him prescribed medication without charge. Continue reading...

School district discusses budget

Fort Smith board gives early OK to superintendent’s draft

Subscriber onlyThe only thing remarkable about the Fort Smith School District's 2015-2016 budget is how unremarkable it is, Superintendent Benny Gooden said. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to sell marshals coin

Silver dollars to be carried at 2 Fort Smith-area stores

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Marshals Museum and Wal-Mart announced Wednesday an agreement to sell U.S. Marshals Service commemorative silver dollar coins at two Fort Smith-area stores beginning Saturday. Continue reading...

Fort Smith cutting shores up pensions

Police, fire funds get agencies’ $770,473

Subscriber onlyFort Smith city directors voted Tuesday to cut general-fund department budgets to add nearly $771,000 to the city's contribution to the underfunded fire and police pension program. Continue reading...

Man faces manslaughter charge

Arrested Tuesday, he pleads innocent in fatal ’14 car crash

Subscriber only A Van Buren man pleaded innocent Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to a manslaughter charge in an August 2014 fatal car crash. Continue reading...

Fort Smith city directors cut budgets to pay for retirement fund

Subscriber onlyCity directors voted Tuesday to cut general fund budgets to add nearly $771,000 to the city's contribution to the underfunded fire and police pension program. Continue reading...

Report: Treatment at plant cuts chemical in groundwater

Whirlpool says contaminant less

Subscriber onlyChemical treatment of trichloroethylene contamination under the closed Whirlpool plant in Fort Smith has reduced the amount of chemical in the groundwater by as much as 91 percent, according to a report released by the company Monday. Continue reading...

2 brothers held on porn charges

Swiss inquiry leads to Alma

Subscriber onlyTwo brothers from Alma were being held on federal child-pornography charges in a case that grew out of an investigation in Switzerland. Continue reading...

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