Category: Sharp County

Wanted Wednesday 8/16/17 – Another arrest and another to find…

JONESBORO, Ark. – The past two weeks have resulted in two captures of the suspects for Wanted Wednesday, proving the power of social media when we all work together.

The weekly segment is back again with another who has skipped bail. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Continue reading “Wanted Wednesday 8/16/17 – Another arrest and another to find…”

Two killed in Ash Flat wreck

ASH FLAT, Ark. – A beloved local couple was killed in a wreck in Ash Flat on Monday, the Spring River Chronicle reported.

Around 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon on U.S. 62, in front of Pizza Hut, in Ash Flat,  Nelson Gatewood, 93 and Phyllis Gatewood, 87, of Highland, were killed when the van they were driving was hit in the passenger side by a truck, the Chronicle reported. The vehicle which struck them was registered to Ronnie Barnes of Walnut Ridge. The driver of the truck, presumably Barnes, was airlifted.

Two killed in Saturday wreck in Sharp County

HARDY, Ark. – A tragic accident on U.S. 63 claimed two lives Saturday afternoon south of Hardy.

The accident happened at 12:43 p.m., the Arkansas State Police crash report said. A 1995 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, driven by Laughingbear Michaud, 59, of Paragould, was traveling northbound on U.S. 63 in Sharp County, south of Hardy, when it crossed the center line into the southbound flow of traffic, Cpl. Phillip Roark reported. It collided with a 2017 Toyota 4-Runner. The crash killed Michaud and his passenger, Kathy Michaud, 62.  Continue reading “Two killed in Saturday wreck in Sharp County”