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  Improved weather conditions have soybean farmers optimistic

Farmers have taken an early hit this harvest season, but the change in weather is keeping them optimistic.

Proposal to lift highway weight restrictions in Tuckerman

Meeting at City Hall proposing highway weight restrictions in Tuckerman.

Cause of fire at Dixie Cleaners not known

The fire that broke out at Dixie Cleaners on Friday, Oct. 12 has officially been ruled, “unknown.”

Learn how to start a new business at free seminar

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University will host “Start Your Small Business Now” in Osceola on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Jonesboro club fined for failing to be “good neighbor”

Claiming it failed to be a “good neighbor,” the Alcoholic Beverage Control board fined a Jonesboro private club and placed it on probation.

ABC director approves private club permits

The director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control board gave the go-ahead for two local businesses to serve alcohol when they open.

Mountain Valley firm sold for $78.5 million

The chief financial officer of Mountain Valley Spring Co. says he expects operations to continue as normal after the Hot Springs-based company was sold this week

Region 8 residents take a chance on record-setting jackpot

Lottery jackpot has gained more ticket buyers at Flash Market in Jonesboro.

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

A historic building in downtown Jonesboro will be brought back to life, thanks in large part to the new opportunity zones.

Cyber security breach at 911 dispatch center

Cyber security breach in Batesville at the 911 Dispatch Center.

Tax deadline is here

Deadline to pay your taxes is here

  VIDEO: Huge python falls from ceiling during meeting

Bank workers in China scatter when a python drops in on their meeting.

87-year-old cotton farmer returns home for harvest

87-year old cotton farmer from Jonesboro returns home for harvest.

Netflix deal could boost all parts of New Mexico

While Albuquerque has been named as Netflix's newest production hub, those in the industry say the benefits are likely to reach all parts of New Mexico

More senior citizens are working than in recent years

President Trump touts the booming US economy as the "envy of the entire world," with record low unemployment and the stock market at record highs.So, why are millions of Americans struggling to get by?

FedEx seeking 3,800 Memphis workers for holiday rush

FedEx's busiest time is about to get started. The holidays will be here soon, and with them millions of more packages being sent around the world. The company is looking to hire thousands of new permanent part time and seasonal employees.

Fire reported at Dixie Cleaners in Paragould

Firefigters are responding to a reported fire at Dixie Cleaners.

Ripley County Memorial Hospital closing in Doniphan

Ripley County Memorial Hospital will be closing on Monday, Oct. 15.

Clay County opens new bridge near Crockett

New bridge on County Road 431 near Crockett in Clay County opens

Leaders, residents work to improve areas of Jonesboro

A group of Jonesboro city leaders and community members met Thursday with federal officials to discuss ways to work on improving areas of town.

Wayfinding signs to help visitors

Wayfinding signs help visitors in Batesville.

Report: Walmart files patent for new shopping cart

A new shopping cart that helps to read a customer’s heart rate, temperature and pace may soon be headed to one of the nation’s largest retailers.

Famous for staying open during natural disasters, Waffle House closes 21 restaurants

Hurricane Michael is so bad, Waffle House - which never closes - actually closed some restaurants.

ABC director denies change to Old Country Store’s liquor permit

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Sears may be on the brink of bankruptcy

Sears, once America’s largest retailer and its largest employer, may be days away from bankruptcy.

Reward offered for missing cattle possibly stolen in Wayne Co., MO

The Sheriff’s Department says the owners of the missing cattle is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

Little Caesars location caught with frozen pizzas in store

One customer said on Twitter he caught a Little Caesars location with a box full of DiGiorno pizzas in the store, sharing video of the encounter.

It’s official: Texas Roadhouse coming to Jonesboro

Months after we reported Texas Roadhouse would open a restaurant in Jonesboro, Haag Brown Commercial confirmed the popular chain is coming to town.

Crews battle fire at Frito Lay plant

Fire crews responded to a fire at a Jonesboro plant early Monday morning.

Gearhead Outfitters holds endurance race for camaraderie

Gearhead Outfitters hosts endurance run at Craighead Forest Park for fitness.

Maserati dealership planned in Memphis

A new Maserati dealership could be making its way to Memphis.

Newport Walmart remodels store, adds pickup tower

The Walmart in Newport now has another way to help customers do their shopping, with company officials saying the new technology will provide customers a way to get online orders quicker and save money.

Mid-Continent hopes to see tariff exclusion process through

Company officials say the Mid-Continent Nail and Steel is still trying to hang on and they hope to see this tariff exclusion process through.

Residents concerned over tax questions in Cherokee Village

Tax increase in Cherokee Village.

Report: Barnes & Noble looking to sell

One of the nation’s largest bookstore chains is looking to sell its company, with a decision likely by October 2019.

Customer of popular money transfer app warns of possible scam

Roderick Duncan is a local chef who said he was scammed when he called what he believed was a customer service number he found online for Cash App--a digital money transfer merchant.

6.5 million pounds of beef products recalled nationwide due to possible salmonella

An investigation has identified 57 people from 16 states with illnesses believed to have been caused by the beef products.

Golden Grotto promotes safety

Golden Grotto promotes safety for children.

Kroger, Walgreens teaming up for one-stop shop

Kroger and Walgreens are looking to capitalize on those wishing to condense their shopping experience by opening combined stores.

BBB officials warn against new Amazon job scam

The Better Business Bureau put out a new alert out about a fake job scam that claims to be from Amazon.

Pain medicine recalled for packaging issue

Some of the ingredients in Uber Numb are poisonous if swallowed. The spray and cream are being recalled because the packaging isn't child resistant as required.