After deliberating for more than four hours on Thursday evening, January 31, a jury consisting of 12 members reached a verdict in the State of Arkansas versus Mark Watts trial. The jury trial was held this week at the Yell County Courthouse located in Danville.

The Russellville Police Department has positively identified human remains that were discovered on Sunday, January 13, 2019, as Ashley Denton Davis, 49 of Johnson County. Davis' cause of death is still unknown, pending further testing at the Arkansas State Crime Lab and at this time, the inv…

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, the Russellville Police Department responded to a call of possible human remains discovered by a hunter in an undeveloped, wooded area within the city of Russellville.  Detectives with the Russellville Police Department and the Pope County Sheriff’s Office respon…

While celebrating the New Year, the Pottsville Police Department is offering residents who live within the Pottsville City limits, a ride home if you have had too much tonight! The Pottsville Police Department states, "We love our city and community and as we have officers available, we’re h…

Entergy crews are currently working to restore power in east Russellville, where a major outage has occurred. Entergy officials state the east substation is down and technicians are attempting to locate the problem. Estimated number of customers effected was about 41-hundred as of 12 p.m. on…

At approximately 8:15 p.m.Russellville Fire Dept. units E1, L1, E2, E3 and E4, under the command of Acting Battalion Chief Jeremy Wilmoth along with the Fire Marshal's office, responded to 3900 West Main, All Secure Mini Storage on a commercial fire. Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed a wo…

After turning himself in to Yell County officials and being served a bench warrant for his arrest on Tuesday, October 30, Sidney Lee Ward, 72 of Belleville appeared in a bond hearing on Wednesday morning, October 31, facing the charge of Failure to Comply with Conditions of Suspended Sentence.

Sidney Lee Ward, 72 of Belleville was arrested just after 8 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, October 30, 2018, after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest on October 26, 2018.

At 7:39 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 25, Johnson County 911 dispatchers took a call regarding a naked man walking along the highway near the area of Highways 352 & 164 north of Coal Hill. When the deputy arrived, the man identified as Mitchel Salito of Ozark, ran inside his home. Sali…