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Two people stuck in trees at Natural Dam

Crawford County deputies sent a swift water rescue team to save a man and a girl stuck in the trees at Natural Dam Monday afternoon, according to Dennis Gilstrap, Emegrency Manager.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:11:13 GMT

Live Updates: Tornado Watch Issued for NWA, River Valley, SE Okla.

A Tornado Watch was issued for Adair, Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Madison, Polk, Scott, Sebastian, Sequoyah and Washington counties until 10 p.m. Monday.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:06:06 GMT

County warns people in Van Buren neighborhood to be ready to flee tonight

People who live near Flat Rock Court in Van Buren should be ready to flee to higher ground Monday night, Crawford County Emergency Manager Dennis Gilstrap told 40/29 News.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 21:01:29 GMT

Sheriff: Evacuate areas near Wister Lake

Residents in the Caston Creek and in the Ward and Pocahontas areas are asked to leave, according to Sheriff Rob Seale.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 20:11:44 GMT

Corps releasing water through Beaver Dam

The Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water through seven spillway gates at Beaver Dam at noon Monday, according to a release sent to 40/29 News by Laurie Driver with the Corps.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 20:06:07 GMT

Obama notes milestone Memorial Day

President Barack Obama observed during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday that this year is the first Memorial Day in 14 years "that the United States is not engaged in a major ground war." Saying that for "many of us, this Memorial Day ...

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 18:58:04 GMT

Road Closed Due to Downed Tree

A road in Benton County is closed after a tree fell overnight

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 18:45:39 GMT

Old Fort Days Rodeo Parade to march through Downtown Fort Smith

On Monday, the Old Fort Days Rodeo Parade will march through Downtown Fort Smith.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 10:52:40 GMT

Flooded lake forces campers to leave camp grounds

Flood waters forced campers to evacuate Lake Wister campground in LeFlore County, Sunday.

Published: Mon, 25 May 2015 03:20:09 GMT

Van Buren raises flood gates

Van Buren raised its flood levees Sunday afternoon and evacuated everyone from the river side of the flood gate. 

Published: Sun, 24 May 2015 22:21:04 GMT