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Scam Alert! The Marion Police Department would like to warn the citizens of Marion and McDowell Co.of a phone scam that is active in our area. Beware of individual(s) calling and saying that you have won a sum of money through the Publishers Clearing House. They would ask for you to register…

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A charge against a Marion man accused of a sex crime against a young child was dismissed after new information surfaced in the investigation.

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A Nebo man with warrants in Burke was found with meth after an alarm activation at an elementary school, authorities said Friday.

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UPDATE: The A&E show 'Cold Case Files,' which had rescheduled an episode featuring a McDowell murder case, has again been postponed. We were forwarded the following email statement today: "AETV has made some changes. AE is going through a reboot of the Cold Case Files series, meaning thi…

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The McDowell Health Coalition Substance Abuse Work Group (youth group) promotes the annual recognition of Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week began after the kidnapping, torture and brutal murder of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena in 1985.

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At approximately 10:06 a.m. Thursday morning, emergency units respond to a vehicle rollover on U.S. 221 Business North in front of Salon 101. According to Deputy Director of Emergency Management Craig Walker, the driver and passengers escaped the vehicle with no injuries.