Mayor’s office reshaped after administrative restructuring

Two new responsibilities and title changes in Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin’s administration in 2019 came about due to administrative restructuring.

  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.
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Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97

Known for her smile and raspy voice, actress Carol Channing spent most of her career on stage in such musicals as "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."


  Governor Hutchinson sworn in for second term, delivers State of the State Address

ARDOT to temporarily close road to perform repair work

Governor Hutchinson delivers inaugural speech

Explosion at business leaves one person injured

Insurance agent will buy Girl Scout cookies for sales pitches

Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance agent Devin Busby in Dexter, Mo., recently posted on his business Facebook page that he will buy Girl Scout cookies if Girl Scouts come in and present him a sales pitch.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.

Tow company owner arrested on array of charges

Utility assistance need causes action

Overtuned chicken truck causes traffic delays

Caruthersville Humane Society and city shelter to merge

Marion police officer suspended, under investigation by Arkansas State Police

“Revenge porn” law cracks down on sending sensitive images

Another 1,200 dropped from Arkansas Medicaid over work rule

Building permits up in Jonesboro in 2018

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  Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.


  Batesville girls best Pocahontas to remain perfect in conference play

Girls high school basketball scoreboard 01-14


Russian National Ballet performance at Three Rivers College

Marion school bus driver under investigation

AC Care Service designed to lessen student’s burdens

Man sentenced to 25 years for raping child

$150,000 grant will help train police, firefighters

Lifesaving medical training has been funded.
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  Netflix to raise prices on all its subscription plans

Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously. Even at the higher price, that plan is still a few dollars cheaper than HBO, whose streaming service charges $15

Group is sending love to seniors

Cigar shop burglarized

Man wanted in IL homicide investigation caught in Pemiscot Co., MO

Records: Girl’s leg broken in room-cleaning blowup with dad


  Tuesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

Arkansas restaurant named ‘Best BBQ from coast to coast’ by Food Network

  Monday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim