Local News in Pope County, Arkansas
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Pope County home sales down in October
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 05:06:34 -0800
While statewide home sales were up for October, Pope County home sales were down for the month.
Ag industry awaits farm bill decision
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:52:44 -0800
Local farmers are waiting uneasily as Congress struggles in efforts to reach agreement on a new farm bill. “We don’t have some of the emergency programs we would normally have because we don’t have...
Courthouse news (Nov. 24, 2013)
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:49:42 -0800
Felonies David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, filed the following felony charge in Pope County Circuit Court from Nov. 15-21: Shandale Turney, 21, 131 Hidden Valley Lane, Ru...
Beloved Dr. Finley Turner retires
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 08:35:46 -0800
A Pope County physician is retiring after more than three decades of service in the Arkansas River Valley. Dr. Finley Turner began his 33-year career as a family practitioner at the Williams-Lowery...
Robbery evidence recovered
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:20:49 -0800
Evidence from a Monday armed robbery in Conway was recovered Wednesday in Pope County. Demitris Maple, 31, of Morrilton was arrested Tuesday after a high-speed chase that began in Morrilton and end...
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:39:42 -0800
100 YEARS AGO Nov. 9, 1913 RUSSELLVILLE — An express shipment of a pack of cockleburrs, consigned to Spokane, Wash., was the unusual product given the Wells Fargo and Company Express here today by J.J. Deitrich, a Pope county farmer.
Bond Hearings (Nov. 13, 2013)
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 07:34:46 -0800
The following individuals appeared in felony bond hearings Wednesday at the Pope County Detention Center. Their names, ages, anticipated charges and bond amounts are listed. If charged, they will a...
News Briefs (Nov. 22, 2013)
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 06:52:21 -0800
Habitat for Humanity 5K set for Saturday Habitat for Humanity Pope Co. Arkansas (HFHPCA) will be hosting a 5K walk/run this Saturday at Bona Dea Trails to benefit two deserving families in Pope Cou...
Winter storm warnings set for parts of Arkansas
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:02:52 -0800
Parts of northern Arkansas are set to go under a winter storm warning as an approaching system brings the possibility of accumulating freezing rain, sleet and snow.
News Briefs (Nov. 13, 2013)
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:04:38 -0800
Cattlemen’s group to meet Thursday The Pope County Cattlemen’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Russellville First Assembly of God fellowship hall for its regular monthly meeting. Th...