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Family of missing mother shares message with readers

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Authorities are still searching for 37-year-old Brooke Allensworth, a mother of three who was last seen July 11. (For more info on the story, click here.) Allensworth's family has asked White River Now to post the message below. A Message from Brooke’s Family We would like...

Rental vehicle theft leads to two men being charged in Independence County Circuit Court

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Two people involved in a domestic incident in Michigan, an incident in which Cass County, Mich. authorities had decided to prosecute, left that county in a 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck rented from a vehicle rental company. The truck and other items ended up in...

MISSING: Officials on lookout for Batesville teenager last seen April 4

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A 16-year-old juvenile is missing from his parent’s residence in Batesville. The mother of Brayden Mathis posted on social media about the disappearance of her son on April 4 and noted the family was anxious for his return home. The Batesville Police Department (BPD) acknowledged this...

Traffic stop for not wearing seat belt turns into illegal drug arrest

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A routine traffic stop yesterday in Independence County turned into a stop involving three felony drug violations. On Sunday evening, Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Johnny Byler observed a man identified as Paul Curtis King, 47, of Jamestown Loop in Floral, driving on Newport Road not...

Detective: authorities still searching for answers in case of missing woman

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A detective with the Independence County Sheriff’s Department says it has been a dead-end everywhere authorities have looked for a missing woman – 37-year-old Brooke Allensworth. She is a mother of three and was last seen in the Newark/Oil Trough area of Independence County. Her...

Another Independence County woman reported missing

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Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens says a 25-year-old woman who recently re-located from Stone to Independence County has been reported missing by her mother. According to the sheriff's report, Beth Pringle told authorities her daughter, Kelle Elizabeth Passmore (pictured above in a social media image),...

MISSING: Desha convenience store employee takes out trash and vanishes from area

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UPDATE Nov. 19, 2019, 8:10 p.m.: The Independence County Sheriff's Department is reporting on its Facebook page that Bradley Smith has been located and is safe. No further information was posted. Previous story: "We're working on that case this morning." Those were the words of Independence County...

READ: Batesville Mayor Elumbaugh’s ‘State of the City’ address in full

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2018 marks my 12th year as your mayor and I am excited to bring you the State of the City. Each year as I prepare for this address I am humbled by the trust you have placed in me, and by the phenomenal support and...

Independence County man accused of swindling couple out of their life savings

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An Independence County man is accused in Independence County Circuit Court of soliciting more than $90,000 from an "incompetent" couple, according to court records. The court information says the victims, a married couple, had both been diagnosed with dementia, with the husband's diagnosis around April...

Authorities searching for mother last seen in Newark/Oil Trough area

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Friday, Independence County authorities were searching for a mother of three who was last seen in the Newark/Oil Trough area. The Independence County Sheriff Department’s posting on Facebook said the vehicle of 37-year-old Brooke Allensworth was found abandoned near the White River in Oil Trough. The...

LISTEN: Gary B. talks with P.I. revisiting Rebecca Gould murder case in Izard County for upcoming national podcast

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The Rebecca Gould murder case that occurred in Izard County almost 14 years ago is being revisited by a New York journalist and licensed private investigator with local ties. Katherine Townsend, now living in New York but originally from Mountain View, has been obsessed with...