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News in Crittenden County, Arkansas

Body of woman found near I-55 in Crittenden County
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:40:45 GMT

The body was found just north of Marion along a service road at the Jericho exit

Body Of Woman Found Along I-55 In Crittenden County
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:31:12 GMT

The body of a woman was found along I-55 in Arkansas this morning. Arkansas State troopers say her body was in a ditch along a service road at the Jericho exit.

Shelby County Health Department Issues "Code Orange" Air Quality Advisory
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:09 GMT

In cooperation with ADEQ, ADH, and MDEQ, the Shelby County Health Department has issued a "Code Orange" Air Quality Advisory For Ozone, due to a monitored exceedance of the eight-hour NAAQS for ozone for the Memphis Metropolitan Area.

Wife charged with perjury in Delta Blues trial
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:37:58 GMT

The wife of Demetrius Colbert, a Marianna man convicted last month by a federal jury of being a major drug dealer in Crittenden County in 2010 and 2011, was charged Thursday with lying during his trial to protect him.

State Board of Corrections OKs leasing space to house prisoners
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:03:21 GMT

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Board of Correction on Monday approved an agreement with Pulaski County to begin leasing space in an effort to reduce a backlog of state prisoners in county jails.

Panel approves leasing space for state prisoners
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:44:50 GMT

LITTLE ROCK — A state panel finalized a deal Monday to move up to 250 inmates into an unused Pulaski County facility as part of a plan lawmakers approved earlier this month to ease overcrowding at local jails across Arkansas.

Convicted murderer urinates on City Hall
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:50:22 GMT

A man who spent 20 years in an Arizona prison after being convicted of the murder of two 13-year-old girls has been arrested in Arkansas on charges including indecent exposure.

West Memphis hospital reopens its doors this week
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:06:30 GMT

WEST MEMPHIS — A West Memphis hospital says it has opened its doors this week after it closed down a month ago from a fire.

Body found in I-55 Ark. ditch
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:53:13 GMT

A body was found Thursday near the Interstate 55 exit to Jericho, Arkansas, which is about 17 miles from Memphis.

Lot Shortage Poses Next Roadblock
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:20:01 GMT

Local homebuilders say a dearth of developed lots is slowing down the new housing rebound, weighing down an industry still trying to drag itself out o...