Shelby Smithson

Shelby is originally from the Bluegrass State. She grew up in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where she discovered her love of writing. Shelby graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelors degree in TV Production, minoring in Journalism.


Recent Articles by Shelby

Woman hit by vehicle while crossing highway to get to A-State football game

Improved weather conditions have soybean farmers optimistic

Local school hosts first ever state tournament

Cell phone tower moved while crews work on water tank upgrades

Renovation project expected to build connection between A-State and downtown Jonesboro

Students face big changes as A-State closes Paragould campus next semester

Facebook post helps return stolen gravestone

Firefighters were key in solving arson, burglary investigation

Sorority sponsors 3-year-old’s wish to meet a Disney princess

County is hopeful voter registration increase translates to the polls

Police department receives three grants for safety equipment, technology upgrades

Local organization works to help schools, students kick a new habit

Community hosts 10th annual Fields of Faith event

Firm proposes modifications to intersection project

Marked Tree mayor names new interim police chief

Marked Tree police chief resigns following administrative leave; Poinsett County deputies to help

County training poll workers on new voting machines

ARDOT hosts public meeting to discuss possible highway safety improvements

In city cleanup efforts comes a focus on inoperable vehicles

Police, railroad company addressed safety concern almost immediately