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County Dems rally against health bill

The Democratic Party of Garland County aired its concerns about a House bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during a public rally Saturday at its headquarters building.

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Pursuit ends in suspect's death, crash

A suspect who was being pursued by a Garland County sheriff's deputy following a disturbance on Appalachian Trail Thursday night crashed his vehicle on Joy Terrace as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot, the sheriff's department said Friday.

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Circuit judge earns statewide recognition

Garland County Circuit Court Judge John Homer Wright was recently honored as Outstanding Trial Judge of the Year by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, receiving a record nine attorney nominations for the prestigious award.

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Veteran of Waco siege speaks at memorial

A veteran of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives who was wounded in the 1993 Waco, Texas, siege paid homage to both fallen and current law enforcement at the annual Fallen Officer Memorial Service Tuesday evening.

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National Park Service ranger discusses historical shooting

Hours before the county paid tribute to its slain officers, the Garland County Historical Society on Tuesday provided insight into one of the deaths: Hot Springs National Park Ranger James Alexander Cary, the first National Park Service ranger killed while on duty.

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