Local News in Pope County, Arkansas


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Juvenile male arrested after alleged bomb threat
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:34:34 -0700

ATKINS — Pope County authorities arrested a juvenile male after 7 p.m. Wednesday following the second alleged bomb threat at Atkins Middle School since late January. Pope County Sheriff Aaron DuVal...

Rape charges filed against 2 men
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:04:33 -0700

The Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has filed charges in Pope County Circuit Court against two men for a combined four counts of rape and one count of sexual indecency with a ...

14 receive Giving Tree grants
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 05:04:34 -0700

The Pope County Community Foundation awarded 14 Pope County nonprofits Giving Tree grants totaling $24,000 during a donor reception Thursday at the River Valley Arts Center. Madelyn Ginsberg, Pope ...

Drowning victims identified
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:04:46 -0700

Two men drowned Thursday morning when the boat they were in capsized in Lake Dardanelle. Pope County Sheriff Aaron DuVall identified the victims Thursday afternoon as Xing Wu Dong and Tan Jiang. Do...

In the courts (March 30, 2014)
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:49:44 -0700

Civil cases The following civil cases were filed in Pope County Circuit Court from March 21-27: Cases assigned to the First Division: River Town Bank P.O. Box 577 Dardanelle, AR 72834 v. Juanita H....

Health Reports (April 13, 2014)
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:04:52 -0700

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 March 28-...

In the courts (April 13, 2014)
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:05:16 -0700

Felonies David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, filed the following felony charges in Pope County Circuit Court on April 9: Rocky Shane Maggard, 23, 311 James Circle, Russellv...

Court upholds taxing medical records copies
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:47:15 -0700

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the collection of state sales taxes for copies of a patient's medical records.

Bond hearings
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:19:46 -0700

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...

Dardanelle team wins Arkansas Tech Business Challenge
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:34:46 -0700

Three students from Dardanelle High School won the top prize in the second annual Arkansas Tech University Business Challenge. Luke Bartlett, Tyler Calavitta and Tyler Cooley were selected as prese...