June 1, 2016 EditionAlso in this issue...
Accident claims life
A former Walnut Ridge man lost his life in a two-vehicle accident on May 24 at 4:50 p.m., according to a fatal crash summary released by the Arkansas State Police.
Jerrod G. Leisure, 22, of Paragould, formerly of Walnut Ridge, was traveling southbound on Highway 135 in a 2005 Toyota south of Oak Grove in Greene County.
According to the report, the Toyota crossed the center line and struck a 2011 Chevrolet head on. The road conditions were wet as rain fell during the time of the crash.
A passenger in the Toyota and the driver of the other vehicle both sustained injuries.
Funeral was held Saturday at the River of Life Church with burial in Greene County Memorial Gardens. Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould had charge of the arrangements.