Two young men have been arrested on capital murder and aggravated robbery charges in the case of an elderly Marked Tree man who was found murdered on April 16.
The Delta Care-a-Van, the mobile health unit of New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, will be in Marked Tree on Monday, Feb. 10 to provide free health screenings for Poinsett County residents.
A starling scene unfolded today at the Marked Tree Municipal Center
There is no cost for the screenings and no appointments are necessary. All ages are invited to attend and no insurance is required.
One source said the police chief was put on leave earlier this week after he refused to resign.
The weekend hunt for a 16-year-old wanted for shooting Terry Wofford, 18, of Marked Tree ended Monday afternoon when the suspect turned himself in.
A controversy involving the Marked Tree High School principal unfolded last week with reports of the principal leaving the campus after an investigation was opened involving her conduct.
The family of W.H. (Dude) and Peggy Provost of near Marked Tree have set up an endowment fund at Arkansas State University to honor the lasting memory of the couple, who taught them valuable life lessons through their own personal experiences.
Authorities say he is to be considered armed and extremely dangerous.
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