The following felony cases were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court during the month of September.
The first case of H5N1 avian influenza in Arkansas poultry in 2023 was reported on Oct. 31 in a flock of 31,600 commercial broiler breeder pullets at a farm in Madison County.
The Huntsville dam, once a source for the city’s drinking water, received its first “notching” last week in an effort to remove the concrete stream barrier, along with an overflow structure and a low water crossing on War Eagle Creek.
On Oct. 26, almost 1,200 people showed up at Jasper because they are concerned about reported changes threatening the Buffalo National River.
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Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respect to those who served in the military. For one day we stand united in respect for our veterans.
I was sorry to see the Huntsville Eagles’ football season conclude on a winless note Friday night, as I know all Eagles fans were. I know from watching many games in the press box that the Eagles fought hard but fell victim too many times to mistakes and penalties.
His voice and eyes often filling with emotion, William Bowling, 98, recalled his combat experiences in the Pacific Theater of World War II as if he had lived them only yesterday. The Madison County native, a Purple Heart and Bronze Medal recipient, described many instances on the front lines in which he fully expected to be killed by the enemy.
Newton County Quorum Court members passed a resolution at their Nov. 6 meeting opposing “the changing of the name designation or expansion of the Buffalo National River, and any further negative impact on the agricultural lands or infringement on private ownership on the Buffalo National River Watershed.”
Party filings for all Democratic and Republican offices (including nonpartisan filings) began at noon on Monday at the Madison County Courthouse and the State Capitol.
In an emotional and sometimes confusing special meeting, the Madison County Quorum Court on Monday night voted to purchase a new Mack roll-off truck for the Solid Waste & Recycling Department that was recommended by department manager Christal Baker last summer.
Albert Eugene “Gene” King, 96, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023 in Fayetteville.
Jimmy Ray Lackey, 75, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023 in Fayetteville.
Charlie Lichti of Huntsville, Ark. passed away Oct. 27, 2023, in Springdale at the age of 80.
Mardella Reeves, 94 of Huntsville, Ark. passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Jerry Dale Robertson, 87, of Clifty, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, at home surrounded by family and friends.
Loy Brooks Spurlock, 79, of Wesley, entered into rest Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, at his home.
Marilyn June Weatherbee Dupwe, of Bentonville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, surrounded by the love and laughter of her family.