updated Tue. November 22, 2022
March 15, 2018
MORRILTON — The prosecuting attorney for the 15th Judicial District said a former secretary for Yell County EMS entered a guilty plea to two counts Friday. Formal sentencing for Donna Ward has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 30, Tom Tatum II said Tuesday. Ward pleaded guilty to one count ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
Robinson said they called AT&T to roll over the dispatch lines to Yell County's center in Danville that took about three minutes. Dispatchers had to go to hand-held radios, as Russellville firefighters checked the building near the Sheriff's Office for hot spots and outlet damage. "Again, there was no loss ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Loaeza was being held in the Yell County Jail in Danville in lieu of a $250,000 bond. He was transported from Danville to Booneville for court Friday where he was arraigned. Represented by attorney Reggie Koch, Loaeza waived formal arraignment enter plea of not guilty. Appearances of May 4 and 18ÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
Oates is a member of the Yell County Wildlife Federation and served as director of the Pope County Conservation District. He is also chairman of the advisory committee of the Arkansas State University-Beebe Veterinary Technology program. Oates' father, the late Charles Oates, was co-owner with DaleÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
An appropriation for $32,373.64 from the 911 Fund for 911 Emergency Communications will be considered. Judge Jim Ed Gibson said lightning struck the 911 building during a recent thunderstorm, power was lost and staff had to relocate to Yell County for a period of time to take calls. He said the buildingÃâÃÂ ...
February 24, 2018
o Construct a new work center at H.E. Alexander Spring River WMA in Sharp County. o Construct a new work center at Petit Jean River WMA in Yell County. o Construct a pipeline and pump station to help flood moist-soil units on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA in Conway County. o Stabilize erosion issuesÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
“We will be working with the Yell County Sheriff's Office and the Arkansas State Police.” About four hours later, the department announced the arrest of two students ages 12 and 17. Both students were transported to the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center pending a court appearance. The DanvilleÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
The case has been forwarded onto the Yell County prosecuting attorney to see if more charges are warranted. In regard to the the vandalism's anti-semitic undertones, Aaron Ahlquist, director of the Anti-Defamation League's South Central Region, released a statement to KATV applauding law enforcement and the DanvilleÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
Danville Police Chief Padgett says the school will resume on Monday with a heightened police presence with the help of Yell County Sheriff's Department and Arkansas State Police. We understand ... The suspects are being held at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center pending a court appearance.
February 16, 2018
Yell County Sheriff's Chief Deputy and Capt. John Foster said Thursday he showed justices of the peace an illustration of the memorial during Monday night's meeting. It would include an individual plaque that would honor the late Yell County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Mainhart, who lost his life in the line of duty onÃâÃÂ ...
February 12, 2018
YELL COUNTY, Ark. - Stroke is a leading cause of death in the Natural State, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. When you suffer from a stoke every second counts. One program through UAMS is making it so more patients across the state can be seen by a neurologist no matter where theyÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
The affidavit stated Weston painted Partin's truck black and abandoned it in a Yell County bean field. It was found by authorities on June 22, 2016. Weston was arrested by Pope County Sheriff's deputies after a pursuit that started in Pope County and ended in Johnson County near Flat Rock in January.
December 31, 1999
Yell County Judge Mark Thone has one challenger, while there are four candidates for tax assessor. Five candidates have filed to be the next sheriff of Johnson County. Sheriff Larry Jones is one of two candidates for Justice of the Peace District 9 and will not seek another term as sheriff. Following is a list ofÃâÃÂ ...