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. Continue reading “Blytheville man convicted of murder; gets 60 years”
DYESS, Ark. – A limited amount of tickets remain for the “Cash cotton field” concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21 in Dyess as part of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. The concert, which will be held in the former cotton field adjacent to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, along with Joanne and Tommy Cash, and Buddy Jewell.
Reserved seating at the $100 and $50 level is sold out, with only $25 general admission lawn seating remaining. General admission ticket holders are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Continue reading “Limited Tickets Remain for ‘Cash Cotton Field’ Concert”
OSCEOLA, AR – The Second Judicial Drug Task Force, the Osceola Police Department, the Blytheville Police Department, the Jonesboro Police Department, the Wilson Police Department, and the Arkansas State Police executed six search warrants in Osceola today. The warrants were in support of an investigation related to a neighborhood based criminal organization involved in the sale of crack cocaine and methamphetamine in the Osceola area. More than 75 officers representing these departments participated in the execution of these warrants.
Officers located approximately 40 grams of cocaine and approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine along with numerous items of paraphernalia including baggies, scales, and pipes. Officers also located two handguns that have been reported stolen and $1555.00 in US currency. Continue reading “Crack and meth found during Osceola search warrant sweep”