January 23, 2013 EditionAlso in this issue...
Accident claims life
A train-truck accident in Jackson County claimed the life of a former Lawrence County resident on Friday.
William Brown, 18, of Newport, formerly of Saffell, was killed when the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche he was a passenger in collided with a train at the intersection of County Road 1130 and the Union Pacific tracks.
The Avalanche was driven by Cody R. Gates, 16, of Tuckerman, who was transported to Harris Hospital in Newport. Another passenger, Donnie R. Stapleton, 14, of Tuckerman, was transported to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.
An obituary for Brown can be found on page 3A of this week's edition.