A 21-year-old Crossett man was killed Thursday when the motorcycle he was operating hit a cow. Ethan Brantley was traveling east on Ashley County Road 7 when the Kawasaki motorcycle he was operating struck a cow, ejecting him from the motorcycle, according to an Arkansas State Police accident summary. The accident occurred at 11:34 p.m. Brantley was a 2011 graduate of Crossett High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Courses as varied as customer service skills and advanced cardiac life support will be offered by the UAM College of Technology-McGehee thanks to a partnership with area health care providers. The McGehee campus recently created a partnership with the Greater Delta Alliance for Health, the Delta Technology Education Center and the Delta Regional Authority Workforce Training Project to provide workforce training for local and area hospitals and healthcare workers. The courses will be coordinated through … Continued
A young Alabama woman was killed early Friday morning when she lost control of her car on a wet highway east of Monticello and was struck by a Freightliner, according to a State Police preliminary accident report. Carlyn N. Avery, 21, of Hamilton, Ala., was traveling east on U.S. 278 at 6:20 a.m. when she lost control of her car as she attempted to negotiate a curve that locals refer to as “Dead Man’s Curve.” … Continued
Arkansas Farm Bureau is praising U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman’s bi-partisan bill to amend the Endangered Species Act. The Private Landowner Protection Act, co-sponsored by Pryor and Boozman, would amend the Endangered Species Act and require government agencies to perform a thorough economic analysis of any proposed species and critical habitat designation. This issue goes beyond Arkansas’ borders and has the potential to impact property owners nationwide. The Pryor-Boozman bill closely matches … Continued
Mainline Health Systems, Inc. is one of 221 health centers across the nation that will receive a mental health integration grant. The grant will allow Mainline to offer mental health services at all six of its Southeast Arkansas clinics. The clinics are located in Monticello, Star City, Dermott, Wilmot, Portland and Eudora. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today $54.6 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support 221 health centers … Continued