Local News in Pope County, Arkansas
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Bond hearings (March 8, 2014)
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 05:05:06 -0800
The following individuals appeared in felony bond hearings Friday at the Pope County Detention Center. Their names, ages, anticipated charges and bond amounts are listed. If charged, they will appe...
Body discovered in Arkansas River in Pope County
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:34:33 -0800
ATKINS — Authorities are investigating after a man's body was discovered in the Arkansas River in Pope County over the weekend.
Body recovered from Arkansas River
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:49:28 -0800
Area law enforcement and emergency personnel recovered the body of a male from the Arkansas River near the Sweeden Island Park area Saturday morning. Pope County Sheriff Aaron DuVall told The Couri...
PCLS ponders funding
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:04:32 -0800
Bobby Roberts, Central Arkansas Library System director, presented the Pope County Library System (PCLS) Board of Trustees with bond options and laws during its regular meeting Wednesday. Roberts e...
Body discovered in Arkansas River in Pope County identified
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:12:18 -0800
Authorities are investigating after a man's body was discovered in the Arkansas River in Pope County over the weekend.
Body Found Floating In Arkansas River Identified
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:33:51 -0800
On Saturday (Feb. 22), at approximately 10:30 am, Pope County Dispatch received an alert that a fisherman had found a...
One man charged in Dover slaying
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 01:51:17 -0800
Authorities said Saturday that one man was killed and another was charged with first-degree murder in a Pope County shooting.
Health Reports (Feb. 16, 2014)
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:06:06 -0800
Public health officials inspect restaurants for food-borne illness risk factors and good retail practices. The following items were listed on reports for Pope County restaurants inspected between J...
News Briefs (March 4, 2014)
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:20:08 -0800
Burn bans lifted for Pope, Yell counties The temporary burn bans for Pope and Yell counties have been lifted as of Monday, March 3. Due to the recent winter weather event, the fire danger is no lon...
December unemployment rate increases
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:07:33 -0800
Unemployment in Pope County increased from November to December, according to information released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (DWS). Pope County had a 7.5 percent un...