Helena-West Helena firefighters were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident around 6:25 p.m. Friday when an 18-wheeler driven by Steven Bodkins of Brinkley struck a Ford Taurus driven by Darnell Ewing of 308 North 10th St.

Friday,
October, 15

Helena-West Helena firefighters were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident around 6:25 p.m. Friday when an 18-wheeler driven by Steven Bodkins of Brinkley struck a Ford Taurus driven by Darnell Ewing of 308 North 10th St.
Ewing had to be cut out of his vehicle and was taken to Helena Regional Medical Center for emergency treatment and was later transferred to The Med in Memphis.
The accident happened on the Highway 49 Bypass in front of the hospital.
No other information was available as to how the accident occurred or who was at fault.
Helena-West Helena Police investigated the accident.

Sunday,
October 17

The home of Denita Byrd at 544 Hawkins St. was heavily damaged by fire at 12:25 a.m. Sunday.
No information was available as to how the fire started.

Saturday,
October 15

A house at 332 North Sixth St. received minor damage when food left on a cook stove caught fire at 6:43 p.m. Saturday.