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  • Sheriff’s office identifies deputy, victim involved in shooting 03/20/2018
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deputy involved in a fatal shooting in the Lone Rock area on Monday, as well as the man who was killed after allegedly confronting the officer with a crossbow. The sheriff’s office says in a news release that Deputy Craig Gates was dispatched […]
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  • Police: Two WP residents charged after allowing children to sell, use drugs 03/20/2018
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. — Two West Plains residents are accused of using children to facilitate drug transactions from their home and allowing them to use drugs and alcohol. 37-year-old Carrie Carver and 39-year-old Charles Klein both face six counts of felony child endangerment involving drugs and a felony count of distribution of a controlled substance […]
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  • Inmate formally charged after January escape 03/20/2018
    HOUSTON, Mo. — An inmate who walked away from his post at the correctional facility in Licking has been formally charged with escape. 41-year-old John Long was charged March 15 with escaping the South Central Correctional Facility in Licking. Online court records indicate Long was serving a six-year sentence for receiving stolen property and 2nd […]
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  • Five charged after search warrant uncovers drugs in Mtn. View 03/20/2018
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo. — Several people face drug charges after a search warrant was served in Mountain View last week. 33-year-old Latoshia Drexler and and 37-year-old Billy Dixon of Mountain View both face two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance, and felony endangering the […]
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  • Homeless sex offender registers at sheriff’s office 03/20/2018
    from the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Level 2 (moderate risk to re-offend with community notification justified) Sex Offender is now living again in Baxter County and has registered again with the Sheriff’s Office. He was just released from the Izard County Jail. NAME: JASON BRANNON DATE […]


  • ACM Awards: Adds Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and More 03/20/2018
    The performance lineup for the 53rd annual ACM Awards grows with the additions of Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban. The New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell, actress Rebecca Romijn and Olympian Lindsey Vonn have also joined the show as presenters. Embedded from They join previously... […] Staff
  • Chris Stapleton Scores First True No. 1 Hit with “Broken Halos” 03/20/2018
    The movement is still pretty glacial on the Billboard album and airplay charts, but we do have a new No. 1 single to report. It’s Chris Stapleton’s “Broken Halos,” which rolls into No. 1 after a relatively slow 35-week flight. In the meantime, Kane Brown’s self-titled album rests snugly and smugly in the top position... […]
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  • Dierks Bentley Joins Vanderbilt Children’s Walk of Champions 03/20/2018
    Late last week, Dierks Bentley had the honor of being the very first to be honored. Nashville’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt presented Bentley with the first star on its brand new Walk of Champions. “I am personally so honored to have this star,” Bentley told the crowd gathered to watch him accept... […]
    Alison Bonaguro
  • Remembering Hazel Smith: CMT Columnist Through the Years 03/19/2018
    The country music community is mourning the loss of Nashville music insider, Hazel Smith. The Music Row journalist, cookbook author and talent manager died on Sunday (March 18) at her home in Madison, Tenn. She was 83. As a columnist for and the host of CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks, Smith was known for getting... […] Staff
  • Revered Country Music Journalist Hazel Smith Dead at 83 03/19/2018
    Former CMT columnist and TV host Hazel Smith died Sunday night (March 18) at her home in Madison, Tenn. She was 83. Smith had long been in declining health following a cancer operation in 2007. During her final years, she often covered musical events while seated in a wheelchair pushed dutifully by her grandson. In... […]
    Edward Morris