Stray cat attacks a woman

JONESBORO, Ark. – While some cats can be friendly, stray cats are often capable of explosive violence and a Jonesboro woman was sent to the hospital after one such incident this week.

At 9:26 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, JPD was dispatched to NEA Baptist hospital to meet with the 53-year-old woman who had gone to feed a stray cat. That's when the cat bit her on the right hand. Continue reading “Stray cat attacks a woman”

Mountain Home man killed crossing the highway on Sunday

GASSVILLE, Ark. – A Mountain Home man was killed this week when he crossed Highway 62 on foot at Gassville.

It happened at the city limits of Gassville on Sunday, the Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary said. At 11:17 p.m. Sunday, July 16, Joshua Wilkerson, 34, of Mountain Home, was hit by a 2006 Chevrolet truck headed westbound on Highway 62.

The report said Wilkerson was crossing the highway from the north side on foot.

Road conditions were dry and weather was clear at the time the accident. The driver of the truck wasn’t injured.