Man Convicted of Capital Murder, Gets Life in Prison

Mar 15, 2018

Lawshea is one of four defendants charged with the murders of Bahadur “Bob” Dhillion, 62, and Anthony Tramble, 57, during a robbery of the Cherry Tree convenience store in Blytheville on November 5, 2016.

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Blytheville man convicted of murder; gets 60 years

Aug 24, 2017

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. – Defendant Jamal Akram, also known as Adam Troy Ford, 54, was convicted of first degree murder by a Mississippi County jury in Blytheville for killing Linda Hatcher, 57.

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Jury finds Blytheville man guilty of murder and robbery

Jul 19, 2017

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. – A conviction for a killer happened today in Blytheville. Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced today that a Mississippi County jury in Blytheville found Michael Jackson, 25, of Blytheville, guilty of First Degree Murder and Aggravated Robbery in the death of Yuri McKeever, 27, on June 8, 2016 in Blytheville. Circuit Judge Melissa

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Blytheville man found guilty of murder 

Jun 7, 2017

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. – District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced that a Mississippi County jury found Kordarro Woodard, 25, guilty of first degree murder today in the death of Martha George, 37, both of Blytheville. The state alleged Woodard went to George’s home after midnight on June 19, 2016 where he argued and fought with her,

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Several NEA airports get upgrade money

Jun 6, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman on Tuesday (June 6) announced that 15 Arkansas airports will receive $2.7 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions. Several of those are located in NEA.

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Affidavit: Blytheville murder victim died saving brother; three charged

Jun 1, 2017

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. – In his final moments, Richard Wilkins, Jr., 28, acted to save his brother’s life at the expense of his own, his surviving brother said. Wilkins was shot sometime around 8:30 p.m. Monday evening at Williams Park in Blytheville. He died at Great River Medical Center. But police believe he wasn’t the target of the shooter,

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