Singer Becky Norman of Jonesboro performs during Saturday’s Cancer Survivors Concert at Railroad Park. The event was sponsored by Green Clinic Urgent Care. All proceeds from raffle and refreshment sales went to the American Cancer Society.
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At approximately 9:50 a.m.Tuesday, an accident occured at the 97 mile marker on Interstate 20. According to the Louisiana State Police Public Information Officer Albert Paxton, the accident involved three vehicles, with one person being transported for minor injuries. Charles Black, of Ouachita Parish, was reportedly the cause of the wreck. Black was reportedly driving a 2011 GMC Sierra when he reportedly failed to see an Entergy truck (above) in front of him, driven by Michael Ward. Black swerved to miss Ward and sideswiped the vehicle.
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