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Fatality Leads to Hwy. 8 East Crash

BY MELANIE BUCK – A Crossett man was pronounced dead upon arrival after his vehicle ran off the roadway on Monday, February 13, 2017. Robert Stephan Hayden, age 64, was driving a 1998 Lincoln westbound on Highway 8 East, a few miles outside of Mena, when he crossed the center line and ran off the roadway just after 10 a.m. ...

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Mena Woman Killed in Scott County Accident

Margaret Isaac, age 95 of Mena, lost her life in a one-vehicle traffic accident on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Isaac was the passenger of a northbound vehicle, driven by 72-year old Patricia White, on Hwy. 71 near Johnson Creek Road, just north of the Scott County line. Arkansas State Trooper Christopher Short worked the scene of the accident and reported ...

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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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ATV Accident in Shady Claims Life of Six-Year Old Boy

[MENA] At 4:05 PM on Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch was notified of an ATV accident on Polk County Road 81 in the Shady community. Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies, a Law Enforcement Officer with the U.S. Forest Service and Southwest EMS were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 2-vehicle ATV accident had ...

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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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