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Fort Smith teacher named 2021 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

LITTLE ROCK — When Susanna Post, a math and business technology teacher at Belle Point Alternative Center in Fort Smith, arrived at school … Read more

$18 fee not collected on 2020 property tax bills

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Online court records show a judge has ordered that the now-famed $18 fee will no longer appear on property owners’ future tax bills in Baxt… Read more

Harrison chamber in contact with Dogpatch property developer

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Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Largent recently gave a third quarter economic development report to the Boone County Quorum … Read more

State police CID continues investigative work in Sharp County homicides & assault

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are continuing their work today assisting Sharp County sheriff’… Read more

Read the October 21, 2020 digital edition of The Newton County Times - Local News For Jasper, Arkansas

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Get the latest news, sports, obituaries, and special interest features in this October 21, 2020 edition of The Newton County Times. Read more

Lake Poinsett’s refilling to begin with dam closure on Dec. 1

By Jim Harris Managing Editor, Arkansas Wildlife Magazine ​ | ​

HARRISBURG — The gate at the Lake Poinsett dam, situated a little less than 4 miles southeast of here, will be closed Dec. 1 by Arkansas Ga… Read more

Jonesboro man arrested for allegedly producing child pornography

LITTLE ROCK — A Jonesboro man has been charged with producing child pornography. A federal grand jury has charged Justin Palmer, 41, with t… Read more

Memorial for Mike Carter to be held Sunday, Oct. 25

Jeff Dezort ​ | ​ Updated

A celebration of the life of Mike Carter will be held at the Jasper Christian Church Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. Friends and family are invit… Read more

Sheriff alerts public of scam

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The Newton County Sheriff's Office has been misrepresented by perpetrators of a scam, announced Sheriff Glenn Wheeler. Read more

Alpena School will be seeking new superintendent

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ALPENA — The Alpena Board of Education is about to start looking for a new superintendent after Monday night’s board meeting. Read more

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