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Judge reprimanded for campaign gift
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:03:59 -0700

The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission cautioned a Pope County district judge Friday for giving a campaign contribution to a Republican candidate for the Arkansas House.

Sex offender fails to register
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:07:58 -0700

A convicted sex offender who had lived in Conway County was arrested on Thursday for failing to register at his new address as required by state law, a Pope County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) officer t...

In the courts (Sept. 14, 2014)
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:53:29 -0700

David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, filed the following felony charges in Pope County Circuit Court on Sept. 5-10: Mohammed Fayed, 22, 825 E. O St. 235, Russellville — Appe...

Former Pirate honored
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:08:11 -0700

A Pope County native was honored during a ceremony Friday for winning the 2014 Teacher of the Year for the Walnut Valley Unified district in California. Sherry Robertson, who graduated from Dover H...

Sept. 27 is countywide cleanup day
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:07:56 -0700

Area residents are encouraged to mark Sept. 27 on their calendars. The Saturday marks the Pope County Fall Cleanup and the Lake Dardanelle State Park cleanup. The Pope County Fall Cleanup will occu...

In the courts (Aug. 31, 2014)
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:08:06 -0700

Felonies David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, filed the following felony charges in Pope County Circuit Court on Aug. 26-27: Brian R. Rose, 43, 210 E. Pennington St., Ola — ...

News Briefs (Sept. 19, 2014)
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:07:58 -0700

Dem. Headquarters grand opening today Bill Sorrells, Chairman of Pope County Democratic Committee, announced the grand opening of the new Pope County Democratic Committee Headquarters at 5:30 p.m. ...

News Briefs (Sept. 10, 2014)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:08:16 -0700

Bauxite subject of history meeting “Bauxite: The Rise and Fall of a Company Town,” will be the subject of the Pope County Historical Association meeting Friday at the Saint Mary’s Regional Medical ...

In the courts (Sept. 21, 2014)
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:23:12 -0700

Felonies David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, filed the following felony charges in Pope County Circuit Court from Sept. 12-18: Jeffery D. Sears, 36, 2800 W. Second St., Rus...

History Minute — Pope
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:43:23 -0700

John Pope was the third territorial governor of Arkansas and a man who helped steer Arkansas out of its wilderness era. However, his outspokenness would spark many political fights within the new territory.