21-year-old Found Shot Dead in Monticello

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Monticello man was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a Monticello apartment complex early Tuesday morning. 21-year-old Ja’Marius Raymon Lewis was found along a walkway at the Turtle Creek Apartments on North Slemmons by police around 12:55 AM. He was later pronounced dead…




Snipers Invade Drew County for Practice

DREW COUNTY, AR (Ben Caxton) — Last Week Drew County became a magnet, for snipers. The men with the long guns were actually law enforcement SWAT snipers from area counties and surrounding states attending an advanced sniper operations course. The course focused on law enforcement hostage rescue, special operations, sniper…



Monticello Home Up in Flames Wednesday

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Monticello home went up in flames Wednesday afternoon. According to a report on monticellolive.com firefighters were called to Jose Chapel Road around 3:45 PM after neighbors witnessing the blaze notified authorities. The report said it was believed the fire started in the kitchen of…