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Jason Barrett, special prosecuting attorney for the State of Arkansas, declined to file criminal charges in a case involving the father of Capt. Michael Sloan of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. Russell Sloan allegedly had a gun in view of people attending a baseball game at the Withrow Springs  State Park ball field on May 20.

District 28 Sen. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, held a public meeting last week to discuss the situation with the Kings River, which some in attendance said is filling with an unusual and possibly environmentally harmful amount of gravel in some areas.

Boston Mountain Rural Health Center (BMRHC) celebrated its 30th anniversary of providing comprehensive services to Northwest and North Central Arkansas.

The Madison County Quorum Court voted unanimously on Monday night to request an ordinance containing “ballot language” for a 1 cent sales tax increase for the operation and maintenance of the new county jail and for that ordinance to be ready for a vote at the court’s next regular meeting in August or during a specially-called meeting before then.

A 21-year-old Rogers man was arrested and charged with rape on July 13, by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

A 30-year-old Huntsville man has been charged with attempted murder in the first degree and committing 10 counts of a terroristic act after a shooting incident at a Huntsville apartment complex left one man wounded.

ST. PAUL — The St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department received the go-ahead to apply for two different grants during the St. Paul Town Council meeting on July 2. 

No-cost medical services provided by the U.S. Army Reserve will be available at the Kingston School campus, 300 School St., and the Jasper School campus, 600 School St., beginning at 1 p.m., July 16.

Restoration of the Basham Building is still a work in progress, but Huntsville Police Chief Todd Thomas, who has spearheaded the project since last year, said he is pleased with it so far.

Huntsville’s 1-cent sales tax expired on June 30, said Mayor Travis Dotson.

The Huntsville City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to accept a bid from a Fayetteville company to construct a splash pad at College Street Park, a project Mayor Travis Dotson said would take around 12 weeks to complete.

Huntsville enjoys fireworks show at Mitchusson Park on July 4, 2024.

Fireworks light up the night sky year after year in Madison County in celebration of the 4th of July. Huntsville and H1AG again have plans for 4th at the Park at Mitchusson on Thursday night. …

The City of Huntsville issued 19 building permits totaling $3.3 million in value, January 24 through June 18. 

A recently completed countywide reappraisal project will result in higher property taxes for many Madison County residents.

Huntsville Water Utilities will be working with a company to conduct a test of all water distribution lines within the city for lead. Sean Davis, executive director, said the work will not cost the city anything.

Reliability of power service in Madison and Carroll counties will be “much improved” with the addition of a new transmission substation on Smyrna Road, Cory Smith, Carroll Electric’s vice president of corporate relations, said.

Work continues to bring equipment online that will allow the Madison County Regional Water District to begin injecting fluoride into the county’s drinking water.

The Madison County Record won first place in General Excellence in the Arkansas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest at the association’s summer conference.

A dwindling number of volunteers and lack of emergency shelters for those displaced by storms, fires or other potential disasters were among the items addressed at last week’s Integrated Preparedness Plan workshop.

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