Following a fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2019 on Interstate 40 just east of the 94 mile marker, the identity of the victim has been released.
**The following video was captured from the scene of a fatal crash and may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.**
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office would like to make residents aware of another new scam that has been. The scammer tells the victim that they are calling from Entergy and that their auto draft for their bill is unable to be processed. The scammers are attempting to get the victims to make th…
At approximately 4:25 a.m. Friday morning, September 20, Russellville Fire Department’s Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 4, and Ladder 1, under the command of Battalion Chief Kurt McBryde along with the Fire Marshal's Office, responded to 3640 South Frankfort Avenue on a commercial structure fire.
Updated Release Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 9:15 a.m.
The Russellville Fire Department is currently on scene at a residential structure fire located off of Dowdy Loop.
Once again, the Russellville Police Department needs your help. If you know this man, please call the Russellville Police Department at 479-968-3232. Reference case number 19-22399. Thank you.
Video: Vehicle versus pedestrian accident on East Parkway Drive
At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon September 10, the Russellville Police Department, Russellville Fire Department Engine 4 and Pope County EMS 131 were dispatched to the area of the 2400 block of East Parkway Drive on a vehicle versus pedestrian accident.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office and the Arkansas State Police are currently assisting the Booneville Police Department with a death investigation on East South Street in Booneville.
WARNING: This video contains content that may disturb viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.
A video is quickly going viral on Facebook after an incident occurred at the Wild Wilderness Safari located in Gentry. The incident involving a bear and a pony was captured on video by a visitor on Sunday, September 1st.
The Russellville Police Department is currently investigating the potential theft of credit/debit card numbers by way of credit card skimming devices that were located on fuel pumps at the Exxon Fuel Station at State Hwy 7 and I-40. The skimming devices were located inside the gas pumps by m…
According to a recent release by the Pope County Sheriff's Office, Pope County 911 Dispatch is currently experiencing issues with incoming cell phone calls to their administrative offices. Landline calls are being received with no issues.
UPDATE (Friday, August 9, 2019)
At 246 PM, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Walnut to near Boston to near Saint Paul.
At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, the Pottsville Fire Department and Atkins Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire located near the 500 block of Pine Ridge Road in Pottsville.
At approximately 7 p.m. Thursday, August 1, the U.S. Marshals and Arkansas State Police announced the arrest of the second inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County Detention Center early Wednesday morning .
On Thursday, August 1, 2019, two suspects were apprehended in connection with a shooting, which occurred in the Atkins area on July 31st.Although two have been arrested, there were multiple subjects involved in the shooting. At this time, warrants for three of the individuals involved have b…
BREAKING VIDEO: Dover Marshal's Office captures escapee, 30-year-old Wesley Gullett
After the U.S. Marshals Service advised they were offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two escaped inmates, 30-year-old Wesley Gullett and 34-year-old Chris Sanderson, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, contact was made with a subject believed to be Gullet…
Bond has been set for a 15-year-old juvenile who is charged with Murder in the First Degree in a shooting that occurred early Thursday morning, July 18, near the 8000 block of U.S. Highway 64 East in Atkins.
A portion of West L Street is closed for an unknown period of time after a large tree fell across the roadway just after 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon, July 18. West L Street is closed between North Arkansas Avenue and North El Paso Avenue. At this time, officers with Arkansas Tech Department of…
On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at approximately 3:43 a.m., Pope County 911 Dispatch received at a call regarding a shooting. Pope County Deputies responded to the 8000 block of U.S. Highway 64 East in Atkins.
Just before midnight, Saturday night, July 13, 2019, the Russellville Police Department, Pope County Sheriff's Office, Russellville Fire Department and Pope County EMS were dispatched to a shooting that occurred at Shiloh Creek Apartments following a disturbance.
Eastbound traffic on Interstate 40 is moving slow due to a motor vehicle accident that occurred near the 87 mile marker just before 1 p.m. this afternoon. Just after the accident occurred, it appeared as though no one had been injured. At this time, the Arkansas State Police have responded t…
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Mark Austin, call Investigator Russell Hill at 968-2558.
At approximately 9:45 a.m. Saturday, June 29, , Russellville Fire Department units E1, E2, E4, L1 under the command of Battalion Chief Chris Vick along with units from RPD, responded to a MVC with entrapment at 2109 West Main Street.
At approximately 3:20 p.m. RFD Engine 1 and Battalion 1, under the command of Acting Battalion Chief Brent Moix, along with the Fire Marshal's Office, responded to 915 E Main (Arby's) on a suspicious package. The package was discovered by an employee who called 911. After the report was made…
The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flood Warning for the Petit Jean River at Danville from this afternoon to late Friday night or until the warning is cancelled.
Dardanelle Police Chief Wilson Short recently released the name of one of two people who were discovered dead at a residence located on South 3rd Street in Dardanelle Monday night, June 17. Chief Short stated that one of the individuals found in the home has been identified as Cole Lawson. …
At approximately 7:18 p.m. Monday evening June 17, officers with the Dardanelle Police Department were dispatched to a residence on South 3rd Street. Upon arrival, they spoke with a gentleman who stated that he could not reach his son.
Just after 7 p.m. Monday evening, June 17, officers with the Dardanelle Police Department responded to a residence on South 3rd Street on a report of two deaths that had occurred at the residence. The Dardanelle Police Department is continuing their investigation into the deaths and at this …
At approximately 8:46 p.m. Russellville Fire Department. units E1, L1, E2 and E3, under the command of Battalion Chief Brent Hamm, along with the Fire Marshal's office, responded to 11 Willow Oak Lane on a house fire.
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 10:15 p.m. of a shooting at a residence in Hector. Upon arrival, deputies located the body of a deceased male. Jason Royalty was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Pope County Detention Center where he is…
Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials advise that Highway 7 from Dardanelle to Ola is closed. The highway was closed at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday night, June 3, due to high water covering both lanes of traffic. The highway is closed for 2.29 miles and a detour is available.
In a recent release, Pope County Judge Ben Cross addressed concerns about the closing of Highway 7 South and the Arkansas River Bridge. Judge Cross stated, "Russellville Mayor Richard Harris and I are here at the river bridge with ARDOT engineers and there is currently NO immediate intent to…
Yell County OEM has sent notices via phone, text and email on the CodeRED system to residents with addresses that have been identified as at-risk. These notices do not apply to the public in general and only apply to residents living in the area highlighted. The notice read as follows:
On Sunday evening, May 26th, Pope County Judge Ben Cross conducted aerial surveillance of the river flooding and it's progress in both Pope County and Yell County. The flight was courtesy of Pope County resident Bob Burris who also piloted the plane. On Sunday evening, River Valley Now was i…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Flood Warning continues for the Arkansas River at Dardanelle 1 NE.