Category: Sharp County

July 22: Community fun day in Hardy

HARDY, Ark. – A community fun day is planned for this July in Hardy!

On July, 22 2017 at Loberg Park, the Hardy Fire Department is hosting a community fun day – an event for the entire family with lots of fun for the kids. There will be:

  • Cardboard boat races (The theme is “fire department”)
  • Water day fun (sprinklers, slip-n-slide, water slides, and more)
  • Dunk Tank
  • Games
  • Prizes
  • Food
  • Music
  • Fireworks

A city representative said on the city’s Facebook page they are still working on the entry forms and rules for the cardboard boat races.

This information will be available soon so watch for updates on the City of Hardy’s official Facebook page. 

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Photo from City of Hardy’s Facebook Page. 

18 arrested in major DTF operation

ASH FLAT, Ark. – The Third Judicial Drug Task Force announced Thursday a major operation resulting in 18 arrests.

Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced in a joint operation conducted by the Third Judicial Drug Task Force, Sharp County Sheriff’s Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Newport Police Department and Arkansas State Police, 18 arrests have been made in a multi-county round-up. Ten of the arrests were made in Sharp County and the remainder of the arrests were made in Jackson county. More warrants have been issued and other arrests are expected to be made. Continue reading “18 arrested in major DTF operation”

Evidence collection seminar sharpens skills for detectives

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced that Criminal Investigation Department Detectives from the Third Judicial District participated in a three day Evidence Collection Seminar last week.

The training was conducted by the highly regarded Sirchie company, an international leader in crime scene investigations and forensic science solutions, and taught by David Alford, a retired FBI crime scene investigator. Mr. Alford’s list of accomplishments during his career included assignment to evidence collection in the Unabomber case as well as the Pentagon attack on 9/11.

The training was arranged by Boyce and paid for with forfeited funds seized during drug arrests. Continue reading “Evidence collection seminar sharpens skills for detectives”