September 21, 2018

Local News

Man from July rooftop standoff pleads guilty

A local man arrested in July following a two-hour rooftop standoff with Hot Springs police after he broke in and assaulted his ex-girlfriend in June and assaulted and robbed a man last year pleaded guilty Monday to multiple felony charges.

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Museum bond advocacy group reports $7K in expenses

Almost $17,000 was spent in July and August in support of the bond issue voters approved last week to finance construction of a 7,000-square-foot exhibition gallery at Mid-America Science Museum, according to a report filed last week with the Arkansas Ethics Commission.

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Stolen car wrecked

Arkansas State Police troopers and Garland County sheriff's deputies search a Nissan Versa after it was allegedly stolen and wrecked in the 700 block of Akers Road Tuesday morning.

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Recovery operation

Piney Fire Department Chief Scott Miser Jr. examines a Kia Sorento that was pulled from a ditch after it left the roadway and rolled into a clearing in the 1000 block of Cedar Glades Road on Tuesday.

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In custody

An unidentified man, right, is detained as Arkansas State Police Trooper Lukas Tankersley, center, speaks with Arkansas Community Correction's Special Response Team Agent Brandon Emerson following the arrest of fugitive Joshua Fite and two other men at the intersection of Spring and Cypress streets on Tuesday.

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Constitution Week celebration

Jimmie Weber, of Hot Springs, center, portraying Benjamin Franklin, talks with Sue Amole, left, and Jack Amole, both of St. Augustine, Fla., on Monday at the Fordyce Bath House during Akansa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution's Constitution Day celebration.

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Police log

Sept. 14 Alex Burgess, Walmart, 4019 Central Ave., reported a theft of work boots. William M. Childers, Redbeard's Living Canvas, 413 Park Ave., reported a theft of a tattoo infinity sign.

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Sheriff's log

Sept. 14 Garnett E. Norwood, Texarkana, Texas, reported a burglary at 733 Arrowhead Drive. Missing were multiple tools, three flat-screen televisions and a pump shotgun. Alice M. Parkman, 302 McCurtain St., reported a theft of a homemade trailer and lawn mower.

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