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Region 8 News Monday Afternoon Update

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  • Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:03:33 GMT
    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

  • Only On 3

    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:55:12 GMT
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
  • Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:37:43 GMT
    Michael FinleyMichael Finley
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.

Region 8 News Monday Afternoon Update – here is a quick look at some of the stories we're tracking this Monday afternoon for Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

  • School closing

The Arkansas Board of Education voted to split up the Twin Rivers School District, for more details about this story, click here.

  • Cop vs. Bus

A Region 8's sheriff's deputy was involved in an early morning crash with a school bus. For more details about this story, click here.

  • ‘Nador chasing

Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan is out chasing tornado's across several states. We've been keeping an update on his travels here, and we're hoping to talk live with Ryan during the peak of the chase tonight on Region 8 News at 5 & 6.

  • Dog gone trouble

Heartworms on the increase in pets in Region 8 even in dogs that are on some of the most popular heartworm medicines, Amanda Hanson spoke with veterinarians about what you need to know to keep your dog safe. Amanda has a live report on Region 8 News at 5 and the full story on Region 8 News at 6.

  • Census Warning

The U.S. Census and police are warning residents in Region 8 not to give out personal information if someone calls and says they're working for the Census. Region 8's Josh Harvison investigates the latest calls, and has tips to keep you and your identity safe in an all new live report on Region 8 News at 6.

  • Meeting #1

The first public meeting for a proposed ½ cent sales tax in Jonesboro is tonight, and Region 8's Lauren Payne will have a live report to see the what the main concern is on the public's mind and what they city is doing to help spread the information about the need for the tax. Lauren has an all new live report on Region 8 News at 6.

  • Rain, rain go away…

A rainy start to the work week, but what does the rest of the week hold? Region 8 Meteorologist Justin Logan has your exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

Don't wait to read about today's news tomorrow, go to kait8.com where we're always on with the latest updates and information. We also keep you up to date while you're on the go with region8togo.com from your cell phone.

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