Shooting suspect released on $15K bond

Shooting suspect released on $15K bond

  A Monticello man, arrested last week in connection with the Friday night shooting that wounded two women and two men, has been released on a $15,000 bond. Tyvion Deshon Shaw, 23, is alleged to have fired 10 to 12 gunshots outside his home on Hillcrest Street in...
Dr. Paul Whipple to join Mainline

Dr. Paul Whipple to join Mainline

    Dr. Paul Whipple, a physician who has practiced medicine in Star City for more than 25 years, will join Mainline Health Systems’ on June 18. He will practice at Mainline’s clinic in Star City. “After practicing on my own for over 25...
Hutchinson says state not ready for phase 2 reopening

Hutchinson says state not ready for phase 2 reopening

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday said the Arkansas businesses are not ready to enter the second phase of reopening. He did not set a timeline for the second phase. “Obviously when you see two days of increasing cases and two days of increase in hospitalization,...
UAM hires new women’s basketball head coach

UAM hires new women’s basketball head coach

The University of Arkansas at Monticello athletic department named Markell Cox the head coach of the women’s basketball program, UAM Director of Athletics Padraic McMeel announced Monday. “We had over 65 applications for the women’s basketball position at UAM and...

Hutchinson extends public health emergency in Arkansas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has extended Arkansas’s Covid-19 public health and disaster emergency for an additional 45 days, he announced at a news conference today. He originally declared the emergency on March 11, amended it on March 26, and extended it today, March 5....
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Smart moves for women business owners

  Mother’s Day is upon us. If you’re a mother, you’ll enjoy the recognition you get from your family on this day. And given the health concerns caused by the coronavirus, your appreciation of family may be even greater this year. As we all know, mothers have a...

Farmers’ Market in Monticello set to open May 16

Monticello’s Market in the Park has set its 2020 opening date for Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m until 11 a.m. The market is located on South Main Street, north of the Drew County courthouse. With delays due to covid-19 and the weather, produce vendors are anxious...
Wells Bayou running for the home team

Wells Bayou running for the home team

  Wells Bayou is running in a Derby on the first Saturday in May, just not the one at Churchill Downs. But for his local owners, the second division of the $500,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) is the next best thing. “We would love to win the Arkansas Derby,” Lance...
2 killed, 1 injured in Bradley County crash

2 killed, 1 injured in Bradley County crash

  Two unidentified minors died and a young Warren woman was injured in a head-on collision early Thursday morning in Bradley County. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, the minors were traveling north on U.S. Highway 63 in a 2007 Honda Civic...
2 killed, 1 injured in Bradley County crash

2 killed, 3 injured in Dumas crash

  Two Dumas residents were killed and three others were injured in a single-vehicle accident Thursday night in Dumas. Michael R. Wormley, 23, of Dumas, was driving south on Main Street in a 2007 Chevrolet Impala when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility...

Georgia company to create 70 new jobs at Crossett

A Georgia-based enclosed cargo manufacturer plans to build a facility at the Crossett Industrial Park with plans to create 70 new full-time jobs, including carpenters, welders, electricians and others, within the next 24 months. Cynergy Cargo currently employs about...

Governor declares 11 counties disaster areas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on April 23 declared 11 counties disaster areas in the wake of severe storms and tornadoes that ripped through Arkansas on April 12, snapping and uprooting trees, damaging homes and other structures, downing power lines, leaving thousands without...
2 killed, 1 injured in Bradley County crash

2 killed, 4 injured in Bradley County traffic accident

  ‎Two people were killed and four were injured Friday when two vehicles collided at the County Road 32 and U.S. 278 intersection in Bradley County. Fidel Martinez-Calois, 45, of Warren was southbound on Bradley County Road 32 when his Ford van traveled into the...
2 killed, 1 injured in Bradley County crash

Woman dies in accident at Ashley-Union County line

An Ashley County woman died Tuesday as a result of an automobile accident on U.S. 82 at the Ashley-Union County line. Joanna Ward, 30, of Crossett was traveling west on U.S. 82 when the Toyota Corolla she was driving crossed the eastbound lane and traveled through a...
Severe storm rips through Southeast Arkansas

Severe storm rips through Southeast Arkansas

  In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic creating both health and economic concerns, a line of severe thunderstorms on Easter Sunday ripped through the state, snapping and uprooting trees, damaging homes and other structures, downing power lines, and leaving...