A Jacksonville man was arrested Monday for allegedly raping a 38-year-old woman who has been ruled mentally incompetent.
Bill Gray, 47, has been charged with rape in connection with the incident and his bond has been set at $100,000, according to the Saline County Sheriff's Office inmate roster.
The victim was acquainted with Gray and the victim's mother reported the incident, according to the incident report.
Local news and a connection to the community is the heart of any small newspaper. Beginning Sept. 7 the Saline Courier will add a daily feature focus specifically one one of the seven cities in the county. The feature will be titled "Hometown News" and will occupy page two of the newspaper.
A new header at the top of the page will highlight the city of the day along with an icon identified to each city such as a water tower, city entry sign or street marker.
Skyler McDonald, 15, of Bauxite was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident on West Sardis Road, according to the Saline County Sheriffs Office. More information will be reported as it becomes available.