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Baxter County Sheriff’s Office receives Narcan

On Thursday, the Baxter County Sheriff's Office received more than two-hundred doses of Naloxone, (Narcan) from the Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership (ARORP).  The life saving drug will be dispensed to all the employees of the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, including deputies, jailers, school resource officers, and administrative personnel. Naloxone, better known as Narcan is…

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Busy Memorial Day weekend for Baxter County Sheriff, responds to 107 calls

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office experienced a busy Memorial Day weekend this year.  Although there were no major incidents reported within the county, deputies responded to 107 complaint calls or calls for service.  Deputies issued 17 citations for traffic violations and seven citations for criminal misdemeanor offenses. Deputies also issued a whopping 58 written warnings…

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Baxter County Sheriff’s Office receives $5,000 donation for animal control

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office announced that it received an anonymous donation in the amount of $5,000.00, made through the Baxter County Sheriff's Foundation. This donation will be used to pay for a video camera surveillance system and other improvements at the Baxter County Animal Shelter.  The Sheriff's Office has taken over animal control responsibilities…

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Anonymous Mountain Home citizen donates $10,000 for renovation of new Sheriff’s office building

In an email statement to media yesterday, Sheriff John Montgomery expressed his excitement about a generous gift of $10,000 to the Baxter County Sheriff's Foundation for the purpose of the remodel and renovation of a newly purchased office building. "As many of you may already know, the Baxter County Quorum Court recently approved the purchase…

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QC passes resolution against landfill reopening, 2009 memo reveals pattern of high pollutant levels

The Baxter County Quorum Court unanimously passed a resolution to oppose the reopening of the NABORS landfill in Baxter County. The resolution, which was passed during the court’s Tuesday session, states that the court opposes the reopening of the landfill due to the potential harm that the landfill could cause to the environment. Negotiations over…

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