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News in Crittenden County, Arkansas

Hundreds of dead fish floating in Crittenden County lake
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:40:33 -0700

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. — There’s a smelly situation in Crittenden County, Ark., between Marion and West Memphis, where hundreds of dead fish are floating on a lake. That lake is in the middle of a mobile home park, and people say they can’t bear to go outside because of the stench. “Oh Lord, that smell […]

In Memphis, TVA Will Replace Coal with Natural Gas
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:22:09 -0700

The Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to replace its Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a natural gas plant, a move aimed at improving air quality conditions in the area.

Shelby County Health Department Issues "Code Orange" Air Quality Advisory
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:00:09 -0700

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.

Body of woman found near I-55 in Crittenden County
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:40:45 -0700

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 Identified
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:31:12 -0700

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.

Convicted murderer urinates on City Hall
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:50:22 -0700

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.

Hit-run suspected in death along I-55
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:30:06 -0700

JERICHO -- Authorities found the body of a woman Thursday morning on a service road along Interstate 55 near Jericho, Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said.

Lot Shortage Poses Next Roadblock
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:20:01 -0700

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...

Senator Mark Pryor traveling across Arkansas to promote jobs bill
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:19:57 -0700

Senator Mark Pryor is traveling around Arkansas to promote a bill to increase jobs.

Back-to-school investigation analyzes safety, security
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:23:48 -0700

Thousands of Mid-South students went back to school Monday, but the WMC Action News 5 Investigators started doing their homework weeks ago by studying the reports school districts make on safety and security.