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Local Man Loses Life in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

BY MELANIE BUCK – A Mena man lost his life in a fatal accident that occurred on U.S. Hwy. 71, in front of the Subway Restaurant, just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 29. According to Mena Police Department, who worked the accident, James Richards, age 52, of Mena, was traveling south on Hwy. 71 when his motorcycle collided with ...

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Collision Claims the Lives of a Mother and Children

BY MELANIE BUCK – A fatal collision was reported to Polk County authorities shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015. A 2002 Ford Van was northbound on U.S. Hwy. 71 when it collided with a 1975 Peterbilt semi tractor-trailer around the Six-Mile Hill area between Hatfield and Cove. Latosha Nicole Leather, age 23 of Lockesburg, Ark., was driving ...

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Cove Man Killed in Wickes Accident

BY MELANIE BUCK – A three-vehicle accident took the life of a 43-year Cove man on Sunday, March 29. The wreck occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. when the driver of an 18-wheeler, traveling south, crossed the centerline striking two vehicles, both traveling northbound, on Highway 71, in Wickes. Joe M. Johnson, III, the driver of a 1989 Dodge truck was ...

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Collision Claims Life of Cherry Hill Man

BY LEANN DILBECK – Brian Logan, age 33 of Cherry Hill, was killed Wednesday night, August 21, in a collision with an 18-wheeler. According to the preliminary fatal crash summary report filed by Arkansas State Police Trooper Tommy Stueart, a 2003 Mack semi-truck and trailer was turning west onto Hwy 88 from Polk County Road 63. Logan was eastbound in ...

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