Tom Sissom

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Gilbert sworn in as Benton County sheriff

Subscriber onlyThe Quorum Court unanimously approved appointing Meyer Gilbert to the post vacated by Kelley Cradduck, who agreed to resign as soon his replacement is sworn in. Gilbert will serve through Dec. 31, when Cradduck's term would have ended. Continue reading...

State Police investigating Rogers shooting involving Benton County deputies

Subscriber only Arkansas State Police is investigating a shooting in a Northwest Arkansas Wal-Mart parking lot involving Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies. Continue reading...

City officials concerned about Benton County deputies' behavior

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Mayors Bob McCaslin of Bentonville and Greg Hines of Rogers, along with Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson and Rogers Police Chief Hayes Minor, sent a memorandum detailing complaints against the Sheriff's Office to the county's justices of the peace Monday in advance of a meeting to interview applicants for interim sheriff. Continue reading...

Lee, Ferguson want to get back into old job

Subscriber onlyTwo of Benton County's most recent sheriffs will have to impress the Quorum Court if they want to return on an interim basis. Continue reading...

Benton County officials to quiz sheriff candidates

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials had eight candidates to consider for interim sheriff as of Friday. Continue reading...

Former Benton County judge withdraws as sheriff candidate

Subscriber onlyBruce Rutherford on Thursday removed his name from the list of those who seek to serve as interim sheriff. Continue reading...

Ex-Rogers chief makes sheriff bid

Subscriber onlyAnother candidate with past ties to Benton County wants to be interim sheriff. Continue reading...

Ethics complaints against sheriff dismissed

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE --The Arkansas Ethics Commission dismissed 13 ethics complaints against Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck in the last few months. Continue reading...

Benton County Oks sheriff buyout

Subscriber onlyThe Benton County Quorum Court on Friday night agreed to pay Sheriff Kelley Cradduck nearly $80,000 to resign. Continue reading...

Former sheriff, county judge, eye appointment

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A former sheriff and former county judge are among the candidates who want to be named interim sheriff for Benton County. Continue reading...

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Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager o...

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager of the Rogers Animal Shelter, a...

Published: August 18, 2012

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