MPD investigating hit-and-run

MPD investigating hit-and-run

  The Monticello Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run in which a motorist struck a pedestrian Tuesday on South Conely Street. After being struck, the pedestrian was trapped and dragged under the vehicle for a short distance. The driver then drove away...
6 months, 70,000 Covid-19 cases, 1,000 deaths

6 months, 70,000 Covid-19 cases, 1,000 deaths

  Arkansas reached two grim milestones this week. The cumulative total of confirmed and probable Covid-19 cases statewide surpassed 70,000 and the number of deaths attributed to the virus surpassed 1,000. The number of new deaths is 1,003 but another 139, listed...
Man killed when vehicle goes off ditch embankment

Man killed when vehicle goes off ditch embankment

  A Hampton man was killed early Tuesday morning in a vehicle accident on U.S. 278 in Bradley County. Benjamin O. Travis, 56, was traveling on U.S. 278 when his eastbound Dodge Dakota crossed the center line of the highway and across the eastbound lane of...
Delta Counseling hosting ‘food drop’

Delta Counseling hosting ‘food drop’

Delta Counseling is hosting a community “food drop” from September 14 through September 18. Non perishable food items may be dropped off at any Delta Counseling location from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Masks are required to drop off the items. The most needed...