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  • Helmets and Heels event educates women on football program

    Helmets and Heels event educates women on football program

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:38:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:43:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Lady fans of the Red Wolves in Region 8 got a chance to learn more about the football program Thursday at the 6th Annual Helmets and Heels event.

    Lady fans of the Red Wolves in Region 8 got a chance to learn more about the football program Thursday at the 6th Annual Helmets and Heels event.

  • Group created to help during emergencies

    Group created to help during emergencies

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:32:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:39:31 GMT
    A group in Randolph County is being formed to help people during emergencies. (Source: KAIT)A group in Randolph County is being formed to help people during emergencies. (Source: KAIT)

    A group of volunteers that helped residents during recent flooding in Randolph County is now working to create a permanent recovery group. 

    A group of volunteers that helped residents during recent flooding in Randolph County is now working to create a permanent recovery group. 

  • GR8Job: Tournament raises money for Weatherford Memorial Fund

    GR8Job: Tournament raises money for Weatherford Memorial Fund

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:26:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:37:08 GMT
    A tournament honoring Lt. Patrick Weatherford raised $6,500 for a memorial fund in his honor. (Source: Tournament organizers)A tournament honoring Lt. Patrick Weatherford raised $6,500 for a memorial fund in his honor. (Source: Tournament organizers)

    A golf tournament on Thursday helped to raise money for a Memorial Fund for a fallen police officer.

    A golf tournament on Thursday helped to raise money for a Memorial Fund for a fallen police officer.

  • Authorities investigate armed robbery at Steele, Mo.

    Authorities investigate armed robbery at Steele, Mo.

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:57:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:36:08 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities in two states are investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday night in Steele, Mo., Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said. 

    Authorities in two states are investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday night in Steele, Mo., Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said. 

  • Ball park fields undergo renovations

    Ball park fields undergo renovations

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:23:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:35:01 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Every year the ball fields at Joe Mack Campbell Park are played on more and more which is why city officials say it is time to do some renovating.

    Every year the ball fields at Joe Mack Campbell Park are played on more and more which is why city officials say it is time to do some renovating.

  • Detroit woman caught running "fake check" scheme in Jonesboro

    Detroit woman caught running "fake check" scheme in Jonesboro

    Thursday, July 27 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-07-28 01:23:21 GMT
    Dominique Stewart (Source: Craighead County Detention Center)Dominique Stewart (Source: Craighead County Detention Center)

    Police say receipts, deposits, and documents found on Dominique Stewart suggest she’d been going to other banks in town doing the same thing.

    Police say receipts, deposits, and documents found on Dominique Stewart suggest she’d been going to other banks in town doing the same thing.

  • Police say domestic fight led to shooting

    Police say domestic fight led to shooting

    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-07-27 21:35:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police say a domestic assault suspect was shot in the leg by a farmer who was trying to protect the victim. 

    Police say a domestic assault suspect was shot in the leg by a farmer who was trying to protect the victim. 

  • A Better Region 8: Responsible alcohol consumption when dining with kids

    A Better Region 8: Responsible alcohol consumption when dining with kids

    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 21:19:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-07-27 21:26:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Recently Region 8 News aired a story that got the attention of our editorial board. A long-standing rule at Peddlers Bar & Bistro in New York limits anyone dining with children to one alcoholic beverage, in order to hopefully limit the danger children face from drunk drivers.

    Recently Region 8 News aired a story that got the attention of our editorial board. A long-standing rule at Peddlers Bar & Bistro in New York limits anyone dining with children to one alcoholic beverage, in order to hopefully limit the danger children face from drunk drivers.

  • More info released in Izard Co. death investigation

    More info released in Izard Co. death investigation

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:12:44 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-07-27 19:13:08 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Izard County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man in the Dolph community.

    The Izard County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man in the Dolph community.

  • Charges dropped against man accused in 2016 murder of Malden man

    Charges dropped against man accused in 2016 murder of Malden man

    Thursday, July 27 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-07-27 18:00:44 GMT

    The charges against one of two people accused of murder in the September 2016 death of a Malden, Missouri man have been dropped.

    The charges against one of two people accused of murder in the September 2016 death of a Malden, Missouri man have been dropped.

  • Police investigating aggravated assault claim

    Police investigating aggravated assault claim

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:58:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-07-27 16:11:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man upset about an alleged theft of marijuana and money reportedly pulled a gun and threatened to shoot up a home.

    A man upset about an alleged theft of marijuana and money reportedly pulled a gun and threatened to shoot up a home.

  • Gun reported stolen from pharmacy

    Gun reported stolen from pharmacy

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:19:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-07-27 16:08:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    While investigating the break-in of a building housing a pharmacy and a clinic, only one item was reportedly taken: a gun.

    While investigating the break-in of a building housing a pharmacy and a clinic, only one item was reportedly taken: a gun.

  • Plans announced for Downtown Jonesboro BBQ & Music Fest

    Plans announced for Downtown Jonesboro BBQ & Music Fest

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-07-27 10:35:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:17:54 GMT

    In addition to award-winning barbeque, two musicians you've likely seen on TV will grace the stage at the 2017 Downtown Jonesboro BBQ & Music Festival.

    In addition to award-winning barbeque, two musicians you've likely seen on TV will grace the stage at the 2017 Downtown Jonesboro BBQ & Music Festival.

  • Police: Woman's wallet stolen at funeral

    Police: Woman's wallet stolen at funeral

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:05:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:11:59 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    An elderly woman told police Wednesday that while she ushered a funeral someone stole her wallet.

    An elderly woman told police Wednesday that while she ushered a funeral someone stole her wallet.

  • Former employee arrested for breaking into boss's home

    Former employee arrested for breaking into boss's home

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-07-27 14:23:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:03:19 GMT
    Ryan Anthony Osheim (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Ryan Anthony Osheim (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies arrested a man on burglary charges after witnesses said they saw him walking out of his former boss’s home.

    Deputies arrested a man on burglary charges after witnesses said they saw him walking out of his former boss’s home.

  • Anderson named Cave City mayor

    Anderson named Cave City mayor

    Friday, June 30 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-06-30 20:48:54 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:20:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Cave City council members appointed one of their own Tuesday night to fill out the term of former Mayor Ron Burge. 

    Cave City council members appointed one of their own Tuesday night to fill out the term of former Mayor Ron Burge. 

  • Fire dept. celebrates new ISO rating

    Fire dept. celebrates new ISO rating

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:54:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:17:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Cushman Fire Department met their goal of lowering their ISO from a nine to a six rating. 

    The Cushman Fire Department met their goal of lowering their ISO from a nine to a six rating. 

  • Uber coming to Jonesboro

    Uber coming to Jonesboro

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:43:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:31 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:31:44 GMT
    (Source: Uber Facebook page)(Source: Uber Facebook page)

    The ride service Uber is headed to Jonesboro.

    The ride service Uber is headed to Jonesboro.

  • AHTD looks for public input on public transit services

    AHTD looks for public input on public transit services

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:06:48 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:29:02 GMT
    (Source: AHTD)(Source: AHTD)

    The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting to solicit input on public transit services needs.

    The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting to solicit input on public transit services needs.

  • Teen runs off the road, hitting man with van

    Teen runs off the road, hitting man with van

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:43 AM EDT2017-07-27 10:43:16 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:34 AM EDT2017-07-27 11:34:35 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Region 8 man had to be airlifted after a woman ran her van off the road and hit him Wednesday morning.

    A Region 8 man had to be airlifted after a woman ran her van off the road and hit him Wednesday morning.

  • Batesville looking at new road project

    Batesville looking at new road project

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:38:07 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-07-27 04:02:46 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The city of Batesville is on a mission to eliminate a traffic jam issue on one of their city streets. 

    The city of Batesville is on a mission to eliminate a traffic jam issue on one of their city streets. 

  • Highway department burglaries connected

    Highway department burglaries connected

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:27:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:29:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Someone went to great lengths to steal hundreds of dollars from several Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Departments in Region 8.

    Someone went to great lengths to steal hundreds of dollars from several Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Departments in Region 8.

  • Officials learn about Brownfield sites in region

    Officials learn about Brownfield sites in region

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:41:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:57:23 GMT
    Officials from ADEQ and the federal EPA were in Jonesboro to talk about Brownfield sites. (Source: KAIT)Officials from ADEQ and the federal EPA were in Jonesboro to talk about Brownfield sites. (Source: KAIT)

    There are several so-called eyesores in Northeast Arkansas that officials believe can be cleaned up and made to work again, officials from several counties said Wednesday. 

    There are several so-called eyesores in Northeast Arkansas that officials believe can be cleaned up and made to work again, officials from several counties said Wednesday. 

  • Batesville drawing kudos on aquatic center

    Batesville drawing kudos on aquatic center

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:19:42 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:35:39 GMT
    A new aquatics center in Batesville has drawn visitors from the region. (Source: KAIT)A new aquatics center in Batesville has drawn visitors from the region. (Source: KAIT)

    A new aquatics center in Batesville has drawn a lot of visitors since it opened in June, with the town's mayor saying it has been a busy place. 

    A new aquatics center in Batesville has drawn a lot of visitors since it opened in June, with the town's mayor saying it has been a busy place. 

  • GR8Job: NEA Baptist honored by March of Dimes

    GR8Job: NEA Baptist honored by March of Dimes

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:06:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:33:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    An area hospital was recognized Wednesday by the March of Dimes for the hospital's work in reducing the number of elective inducements and Cesarian deliveries before 39 weeks of pregnancy. 

    An area hospital was recognized Wednesday by the March of Dimes for the hospital's work in reducing the number of elective inducements and Cesarian deliveries before 39 weeks of pregnancy. 

  • Body of missing Baxter County man found, sheriff says

    Body of missing Baxter County man found, sheriff says

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:37:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:58:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The body of a 33-year-old man missing since July 17 in Baxter County was found Wednesday night, Sheriff John Montgomery said.

    The body of a 33-year-old man missing since July 17 in Baxter County was found Wednesday night, Sheriff John Montgomery said.

  • JPD: Man faces charge in stabbing

    JPD: Man faces charge in stabbing

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:38:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:20:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man faces a domestic battery offense after police went to a home Tuesday night in regards to a stabbing, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

    A man faces a domestic battery offense after police went to a home Tuesday night in regards to a stabbing, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

  • Staggering Numbers Show HUGE need for food in NEA

    Staggering Numbers Show HUGE need for food in NEA

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:48:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:30:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need.

    A one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need.

  • Temperatures Dangerous to Seniors

    Temperatures Dangerous to Seniors

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:58:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:22:58 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The temperatures are so hot a fan drive that was supposed to end gets extended.

    The temperatures are so hot a fan drive that was supposed to end gets extended.

  • Hazard rating spikes at local,deadly railroad crossing

    Hazard rating spikes at local,deadly railroad crossing

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:18:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:19:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The highway department called a meeting at a deadly railroad crossing in Region 8 on Wednesday to make upgrades.

    The highway department called a meeting at a deadly railroad crossing in Region 8 on Wednesday to make upgrades.

  • Southside Schools summer renovating project

    Southside Schools summer renovating project

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:32:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:15:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Southside School District is currently working on a special project before students return back to school. 

    The Southside School District is currently working on a special project before students return back to school. 

  • Man arrested after search warrant yields pistols and pot

    Man arrested after search warrant yields pistols and pot

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:36:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:24:23 GMT
    Devontae Dewayne Fowler (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Devontae Dewayne Fowler (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a man after they say they found pistols and pot during a search of his home.

    Jonesboro police arrested a man after they say they found pistols and pot during a search of his home.

  • Second suspect in couple's beating arrested

    Second suspect in couple's beating arrested

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:51:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:22:30 GMT
    Chase Nathanual Harris (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Chase Nathanual Harris (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause Wednesday to charge a 19-year-old Bono man with second-degree battery for his part in an assault earlier this month.

    A judge found probable cause Wednesday to charge a 19-year-old Bono man with second-degree battery for his part in an assault earlier this month.

  • JPD: Man on ICE hold after breaking into woman's apartment

    JPD: Man on ICE hold after breaking into woman's apartment

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-07-26 19:12:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:20:38 GMT
    Hugo Adiel Rodriguez (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Hugo Adiel Rodriguez (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment is being held on ICE, literally.

    A man accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment is being held on ICE, literally.

  • Man accused in beating death makes first court appearance

    Man accused in beating death makes first court appearance

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:34:15 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man accused of beating another man with a baseball bat had his first court appearance Wednesday.

    A man accused of beating another man with a baseball bat had his first court appearance Wednesday.

  • breaking

    Crews at the scene of head-on crash

    Crews at the scene of head-on crash

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-07-26 17:40:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 17:45:31 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Clay County emergency responders are at the scene of a head-on crash near Boydsville.

    Clay County emergency responders are at the scene of a head-on crash near Boydsville.

  • Woman arrested after she's found asleep in car, loaded gun beside her

    Woman arrested after she's found asleep in car, loaded gun beside her

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-07-26 16:24:58 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-07-26 17:04:37 GMT
    Nikole Taylor Dakhan (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Nikole Taylor Dakhan (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a Texas woman after they found her asleep in her car, a handgun on the seat beside her, in a school parking lot.

    Jonesboro police arrested a Texas woman after they found her asleep in her car, a handgun on the seat beside her, in a school parking lot.

  • Hazard rating increased at Bono railroad crossing

    Hazard rating increased at Bono railroad crossing

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:53:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-07-26 16:14:02 GMT

    Following a deadly crash earlier in July, railroad and highway officials came together to discuss the future about a dangerous crossing.

    Following a deadly crash earlier in July, railroad and highway officials came together to discuss the future about a dangerous crossing.

  • Victim claims storage trailers broken into, set on fire

    Victim claims storage trailers broken into, set on fire

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:10:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:28:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A sheriff's deputy was called after a woman said one of her storage trailers was set on fire while another was broken into.

    A sheriff's deputy was called after a woman said one of her storage trailers was set on fire while another was broken into.

  • breaking

    Man critically injured in blast dies

    Man critically injured in blast dies

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:28:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:13:00 GMT

    A Monette city employee critically injured in a Tuesday morning blast died several hours later at the hospital.

    A Monette city employee critically injured in a Tuesday morning blast died several hours later at the hospital.

  • FEMA center to close this week, help still available

    FEMA center to close this week, help still available

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:36:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:56:39 GMT
    (Source: FEMA)(Source: FEMA)

    A FEMA center in Region 8 will close this week, but services will be available for those in need.

    A FEMA center in Region 8 will close this week, but services will be available for those in need.

  • Sheriff needs help identifying woman suspected of cashing fake checks

    Sheriff needs help identifying woman suspected of cashing fake checks

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:36 AM EDT2017-07-26 06:36:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:10:58 GMT
    (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Dept. via Facebook)(Source: Greene County Sheriff's Dept. via Facebook)

    The Greene County Sheriff's Department needs your help in a suspected forgery case.

    The Greene County Sheriff's Department needs your help in a suspected forgery case.

  • JPD: Woman cited for child endangerment

    JPD: Woman cited for child endangerment

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:51:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:19:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro woman faces an endangering the welfare of a minor charge after her two-year-old child, wearing only shoes and a diaper, was found walking alone near a busy street, Jonesboro police said Tuesday.

    A Jonesboro woman faces an endangering the welfare of a minor charge after her two-year-old child, wearing only shoes and a diaper, was found walking alone near a busy street, Jonesboro police said Tuesday.

  • Name released in Tuesday morning crop duster crash

    Name released in Tuesday morning crop duster crash

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:38:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:50:10 GMT
    (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)

    The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office responded to a crop duster crash in Trumann Tuesday morning. 

    The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office responded to a crop duster crash in Trumann Tuesday morning. 

  • Local flight instructors call crop dusting 'most dangerous' aviation job

    Local flight instructors call crop dusting 'most dangerous' aviation job

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:20:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:49:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Local flight instructors encourage pilots to expand their training after several crop dusters have gone down in Region 8 lately.

    Local flight instructors encourage pilots to expand their training after several crop dusters have gone down in Region 8 lately.

  • Clothing drive underway in Brookland

    Clothing drive underway in Brookland

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:19:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:47:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of the Brookland United Methodist Church are working to meet a need in the community.

    Members of the Brookland United Methodist Church are working to meet a need in the community.

  • Brookland's annexation lines are moving

    Brookland's annexation lines are moving

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:05:55 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:45:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Brookland Mayor Kenneth Jones said residents voiced a number of concerns with the proposed annexation lines.

    Brookland Mayor Kenneth Jones said residents voiced a number of concerns with the proposed annexation lines.

  • County constables to have more radios after donation

    County constables to have more radios after donation

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:55:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:20:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Craighead County constables will now have better communication with dispatch after a generous donation from a local attorney.

    The Craighead County constables will now have better communication with dispatch after a generous donation from a local attorney.

  • Company helps officer beat the heat

    Company helps officer beat the heat

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:01:43 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:13:58 GMT
    (Source: Trumann Chamber of Commerce)(Source: Trumann Chamber of Commerce)

    Orscheln Farm & Home in Trumann made a generous donation to officers with the Trumann Police Department that will come in handy during the summer months. 

    Orscheln Farm & Home in Trumann made a generous donation to officers with the Trumann Police Department that will come in handy during the summer months. 

  • Town struggling to keep full staff of volunteer firefighters

    Town struggling to keep full staff of volunteer firefighters

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:37:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:20:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Marmaduke Fire Department struggles to keep volunteer firefighters, and the chief is searching for help. 

    The Marmaduke Fire Department struggles to keep volunteer firefighters, and the chief is searching for help. 

  • Police saddened to begin search for new K9 officer

    Police saddened to begin search for new K9 officer

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:51:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:17:06 GMT
    (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)(Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

    The Jonesboro Police Department said they're saddened as the search is on for K9 Officer Flak's replacement.

    The Jonesboro Police Department said they're saddened as the search is on for K9 Officer Flak's replacement.

  • 16 fires at vacant homes investigated as arson in Poplar Bluff

    16 fires at vacant homes investigated as arson in Poplar Bluff

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:50:08 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    Fire officials in the southeast Missouri town of Poplar Bluff are investigating a rash of arson fires at vacant homes.

    Fire officials in the southeast Missouri town of Poplar Bluff are investigating a rash of arson fires at vacant homes.

  • Sleeping sitter cited after toddler wanders into store

    Sleeping sitter cited after toddler wanders into store

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:57:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:22:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Police cited a babysitter with child endangerment after the little boy she was supposed to be watching wandered into a Jonesboro store while she slept.

    Police cited a babysitter with child endangerment after the little boy she was supposed to be watching wandered into a Jonesboro store while she slept.

  • breaking

    2 injured in Datto crash, more details released

    2 injured in Datto crash, more details released

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:36:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:03:32 GMT
    Car involved in the crash. (Source: Kandice Marie Brumble via Facebook)Car involved in the crash. (Source: Kandice Marie Brumble via Facebook)

    Two people were injured in a crash near Datto involving a car and a tractor-trailer.

    Two people were injured in a crash near Datto involving a car and a tractor-trailer.

  • Shopper cited with leaving dog in hot car

    Shopper cited with leaving dog in hot car

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:42:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:59:29 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police cited a Jonesboro man with animal cruelty after they say he left his dog in a hot car while he shopped at Walmart.

    Police cited a Jonesboro man with animal cruelty after they say he left his dog in a hot car while he shopped at Walmart.

  • Jonesboro police investigate shots fired call

    Jonesboro police investigate shots fired call

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:15:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:47:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a shots fired call just off Red Wolf Blvd. on the 3,000 block of Meador Rd.

    Jonesboro police are investigating a shots fired call just off Red Wolf Blvd. on the 3,000 block of Meador Rd.

  • Fire dept. releases video of dog rescue

    Fire dept. releases video of dog rescue

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:35:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:41:40 GMT
    (Source: Trumann Fire Dept.)(Source: Trumann Fire Dept.)

    New video released by the Trumann Fire Department shows an amazing rescue of two animals during a house fire.

    New video released by the Trumann Fire Department shows an amazing rescue of two animals during a house fire.

  • breaking

    Gas tractor-trailer involved in Lawrence Co. crash

    Gas tractor-trailer involved in Lawrence Co. crash

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:36:45 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:46:37 GMT

    Emergency crews in Lawrence County are at the scene of a crash on Highway 91.

    Emergency crews in Lawrence County are at the scene of a crash on Highway 91.

  • VIDEO: AR couple makes big announcement during TODAY Show

    VIDEO: AR couple makes big announcement during TODAY Show

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:26:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:41:58 GMT

    An Arkansas couple with Region 8 ties decided today was the day to make a joyous announcement on the TODAY Show.

    An Arkansas couple with Region 8 ties decided today was the day to make a joyous announcement on the TODAY Show.

  • Annexation discussions continue in Brookland

    Annexation discussions continue in Brookland

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:30:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:07:22 GMT
    Traffic moves along Monday on U.S. 49 near Brookland. (Source: KAIT)Traffic moves along Monday on U.S. 49 near Brookland. (Source: KAIT)

    The potential annexation of areas north of Brookland into the city of Brookland brought a lot of people to the Brookland City Hall Monday to discuss the issue as well as provide their opinions on the topic. 

    The potential annexation of areas north of Brookland into the city of Brookland brought a lot of people to the Brookland City Hall Monday to discuss the issue as well as provide their opinions on the topic. 

  • Zip meets the date

    Zip meets the date

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:49:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:33:46 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    It’s an event that happens once every 100 years, and Monday it happened in Brookland.

    It’s an event that happens once every 100 years, and Monday it happened in Brookland.

  • breaking

    JPD K-9 officer laid to rest

    JPD K-9 officer laid to rest

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:00:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:41:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A member of the Jonesboro Police Department was laid to rest Monday.

    A member of the Jonesboro Police Department was laid to rest Monday.

  • Burger King, smoothie shop opening in Trumann

    Burger King, smoothie shop opening in Trumann

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:21:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:36:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Residents in one Region 8 community have new food options. 

    Residents in one Region 8 community have new food options. 

  • Beebe students design device to avoid hot car deaths

    Beebe students design device to avoid hot car deaths

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-07-25 09:21:08 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:24:53 GMT
    (Source: KATV)(Source: KATV)

    A group of Beebe Junior High School students designed an innovative device to help deal with hot car deaths

    A group of Beebe Junior High School students designed an innovative device to help deal with hot car deaths

  • JPD investigates break-in at former GE plant

    JPD investigates break-in at former GE plant

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:05:30 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:52:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police spent Monday looking for suspects in the theft of wire from the former General Electric plant, police said Monday. 

    Jonesboro police spent Monday looking for suspects in the theft of wire from the former General Electric plant, police said Monday. 

  • A-State students to participate in total eclipse preparations

    A-State students to participate in total eclipse preparations

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:43:27 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:50:37 GMT
    A-State students and professors will test a high altitude balloon August 21 during the solar eclipse. (Source: KAIT)A-State students and professors will test a high altitude balloon August 21 during the solar eclipse. (Source: KAIT)

    A group of A-State students will have an opportunity next month to take part in history plus learn a lot about science. 

    A group of A-State students will have an opportunity next month to take part in history plus learn a lot about science. 

  • Police look for ways to battle heat

    Police look for ways to battle heat

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:07:52 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:45:34 GMT
    Jonesboro officers are using a cooling system to help deal with hotter than normal temperatures. (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro officers are using a cooling system to help deal with hotter than normal temperatures. (Source: KAIT)

    The weather has definitely been warm in recent weeks and Jonesboro police officers are working with a new partner to help deal with the increased temperatures. 

    The weather has definitely been warm in recent weeks and Jonesboro police officers are working with a new partner to help deal with the increased temperatures. 

  • Groups work on long-term radio fix

    Groups work on long-term radio fix

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:23:09 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:40:04 GMT
    Craighead County justices approved a plan to spend $13,000 to upgrade dispatch consoles for the county's volunteer fire departments. (Source: KAIT)Craighead County justices approved a plan to spend $13,000 to upgrade dispatch consoles for the county's volunteer fire departments. (Source: KAIT)

    Craighead County and area emergency officials are working on a plan to upgrade the county's radio systems, with supporters saying a long-term upgrade is definitely needed.

    Craighead County and area emergency officials are working on a plan to upgrade the county's radio systems, with supporters saying a long-term upgrade is definitely needed.

  • School working with businesses to help kids learn careers

    School working with businesses to help kids learn careers

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:48:24 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:14:32 GMT
    Pocahontas High School (Source: KAIT)Pocahontas High School (Source: KAIT)

    An area school district is working to get students ready for their future, with a new program to provide insight on careers. 

    An area school district is working to get students ready for their future, with a new program to provide insight on careers. 

  • Collaboration between colleges creates new opportunities for students

    Collaboration between colleges creates new opportunities for students

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:22:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The University of Central Arkansas and Black River Technical College partnered in June to offer "direct transfer opportunities" into 28 different bachelor degrees. According to BRTC, the collaboration will offer 7 more bachelor degrees to their students. 

    The University of Central Arkansas and Black River Technical College partnered in June to offer "direct transfer opportunities" into 28 different bachelor degrees. According to BRTC, the collaboration will offer 7 more bachelor degrees to their students. 

  • A Better Region 8: The Dick Clay 'That's Sports' Memorial Scholarship

    A Better Region 8: The Dick Clay 'That's Sports' Memorial Scholarship

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:38:23 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:53:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    For his entire career, Dick signed off each sportscast with a saying that he made famous: "I'm Dick Clay and that's sports."

    For his entire career, Dick signed off each sportscast with a saying that he made famous: "I'm Dick Clay and that's sports."

  • $150,000 bond set for woman accused in hit-and-run

    $150,000 bond set for woman accused in hit-and-run

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:49:42 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:39:31 GMT
    Misty Dawn Barber (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Misty Dawn Barber (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge set bond Monday at $150,000 for a woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that sent another woman to the hospital.

    A judge set bond Monday at $150,000 for a woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that sent another woman to the hospital.

  • New restaurant owner promises "steakhouse burgers at fast food pace"

    New restaurant owner promises "steakhouse burgers at fast food pace"

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:44:44 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:05:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new restaurant will soon open its doors in Jonesboro.

    A new restaurant will soon open its doors in Jonesboro.

  • Pizza delivery driver says man exposed himself

    Pizza delivery driver says man exposed himself

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:50:36 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:10:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A weekend pizza delivery was more than the driver bargained for after she told police a man exposed himself to her.

    A weekend pizza delivery was more than the driver bargained for after she told police a man exposed himself to her.

  • Armed robbery suspects block road, steal victim's money

    Armed robbery suspects block road, steal victim's money

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:47:36 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:27:47 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Authorities are searching for two armed robbery suspects who reportedly stopped traffic to commit the crime.

    Authorities are searching for two armed robbery suspects who reportedly stopped traffic to commit the crime.

  • breaking

    Child's body recovered from river after drowning

    Child's body recovered from river after drowning

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:43:04 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:04:51 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A juvenile boy drowned on the Spring River Saturday near Hardy, according to Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts.

    A juvenile boy drowned on the Spring River Saturday near Hardy, according to Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts.

  • Fire destroys home in downtown Jonesboro

    Fire destroys home in downtown Jonesboro

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:17:09 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:03:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Assistant Fire Chief Alan Dunn said Sunday that the home was a complete loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

    Assistant Fire Chief Alan Dunn said Sunday that the home was a complete loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

  • Parolee steals vehicle, arrested in Missouri

    Parolee steals vehicle, arrested in Missouri

    Saturday, July 22 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-07-22 18:18:53 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:56:48 GMT
    (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)(Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Ozark County deputies arrested a parolee after he reportedly stole a vehicle back on Sunday, July 16.

    Ozark County deputies arrested a parolee after he reportedly stole a vehicle back on Sunday, July 16.

  • breaking

    House fire linked to burglaries, investigated as arson

    House fire linked to burglaries, investigated as arson

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:16:38 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:45:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Saturday morning fire after linking it to at least one burglary.

    The Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Saturday morning fire after linking it to at least one burglary.

  • Law enforcement investigating shooting death in Baxter Co.

    Law enforcement investigating shooting death in Baxter Co.

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-07-22 16:24:04 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:44:12 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    Multiple agencies in Baxter Co. are continuing to investigate a murder-suicide.

    Multiple agencies in Baxter Co. are continuing to investigate a murder-suicide.

  • St. Bernards bikes for cancer patients

    St. Bernards bikes for cancer patients

    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:40:58 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:38:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Cyclists braved the heat in Jonesboro Saturday for a charity bike ride.

    Cyclists braved the heat in Jonesboro Saturday for a charity bike ride.

  • ARKids gives preview of new Jonesboro facility

    ARKids gives preview of new Jonesboro facility

    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:59:22 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:36:23 GMT
    Source: KAIT)Source: KAIT)

    Region 8 News got a sneak peek inside ARKids Pediatric Day Center's new facility in Jonesboro.?

    Region 8 News got a sneak peek inside ARKids Pediatric Day Center's new facility in Jonesboro.?

  • Woman killed, 4 children injured in crash

    Woman killed, 4 children injured in crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:47:54 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-07-24 12:12:06 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Harrisburg woman was killed in a crash that left four children injured.

    A Harrisburg woman was killed in a crash that left four children injured.

  • AR man from brief reality TV show admits to hunting violations

    AR man from brief reality TV show admits to hunting violations

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:55 AM EDT2017-07-24 10:55:58 GMT
    (Stock image)(Stock image)

    An Arkansas man who starred on the short-lived reality TV show "American Stuffers" and his son have pleaded guilty to hunting violations in central Arkansas.

    An Arkansas man who starred on the short-lived reality TV show "American Stuffers" and his son have pleaded guilty to hunting violations in central Arkansas.

  • ASP: One dead, two injured in crash

    ASP: One dead, two injured in crash

    Sunday, July 23 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-07-23 13:53:01 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-07-23 17:34:21 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A White County woman was killed and two others were injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle accident, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.

    A White County woman was killed and two others were injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle accident, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.

  • Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

    Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-07-23 14:09:19 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday in the ever-tightening NL...

    Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday in the ever-tightening NL...

  • breaking

    2.6 magnitude earthquake reported in Region 8

    2.6 magnitude earthquake reported in Region 8

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:51:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:53:53 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Some people in Region 8 may have felt a little bit of shaking Saturday evening.

    Some people in Region 8 may have felt a little bit of shaking Saturday evening.

  • Toy Show returned to Jonesboro

    Toy Show returned to Jonesboro

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:55:27 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:51:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The 28th annual Farm Toy Show started at the Hilton Garden Inn in Jonesboro Friday afternoon and continued through the weekend. 

    The 28th annual Farm Toy Show started at the Hilton Garden Inn in Jonesboro Friday afternoon and continued through the weekend. 

  • A-State to conduct mental health illness study for detention center

    A-State to conduct mental health illness study for detention center

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:24:14 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-07-22 12:46:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office reaches out to Arkansas State University to conduct a study on mental illness in the detention center.

    The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office reaches out to Arkansas State University to conduct a study on mental illness in the detention center.

  • Officials respond to train/truck accident

    Officials respond to train/truck accident

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:35:20 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:43 AM EDT2017-07-22 12:43:42 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Weiner police responded to a railroad crossing accident Friday evening.

    Weiner police responded to a railroad crossing accident Friday evening.

  • Man suffers minor injuries after being hit by car

    Man suffers minor injuries after being hit by car

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:36:08 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:40:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Walnut Ridge police worked a minor accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian Friday night.

    Walnut Ridge police worked a minor accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian Friday night.

  • Rock game not fun for police

    Rock game not fun for police

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:36:44 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:48:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    What was a game to some in Batesville, wasn’t fun at first for the police department.

    What was a game to some in Batesville, wasn’t fun at first for the police department.

  • Roll of copper wire stolen from business

    Roll of copper wire stolen from business

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:23:10 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:31:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro business thinks a temporary employee may have stolen some copper wire from them.

    A Jonesboro business thinks a temporary employee may have stolen some copper wire from them.

  • Clay County anticipates more road work

    Clay County anticipates more road work

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:27:40 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:24:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A FEMA public assistance meeting will be held in Clay County on Monday, according to County Judge Mike Patterson.

    A FEMA public assistance meeting will be held in Clay County on Monday, according to County Judge Mike Patterson.

  • New Hispanic center almost complete

    New Hispanic center almost complete

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:57:35 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:20:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The site of the new home for the Hispanic Community Services Center in Jonesboro is coming along and will be ready before you know it!

    The site of the new home for the Hispanic Community Services Center in Jonesboro is coming along and will be ready before you know it!

  • Piggott looks to buy dilapidated structures

    Piggott looks to buy dilapidated structures

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:38:51 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:10:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After working for almost two years, the city of Piggott has now torn down 23 dilapidated structures in town, in an effort to beautify the town.

    After working for almost two years, the city of Piggott has now torn down 23 dilapidated structures in town, in an effort to beautify the town.

  • Crews clear land for business

    Crews clear land for business

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:01:05 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:05:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Walnut Ridge continues to grow as a new business may be headed to town.

    The city of Walnut Ridge continues to grow as a new business may be headed to town.

  • City looks to replace storm-damaged doors

    City looks to replace storm-damaged doors

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:04:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Jonesboro needs to replace six overhead doors that were damaged by high winds this spring.

    The city of Jonesboro needs to replace six overhead doors that were damaged by high winds this spring.

  • County getting closer to expanding jail

    County getting closer to expanding jail

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:12:16 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:59:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to Randolph County Judge David Jansen, an architect toured the jail expansion property this week.

    According to Randolph County Judge David Jansen, an architect toured the jail expansion property this week.

  • Newport discuss tobacco-free parks

    Newport discuss tobacco-free parks

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:46:44 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:49:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The city of Newport held a council meeting to discuss an ordinance to make certain areas of town tobacco free.

    The city of Newport held a council meeting to discuss an ordinance to make certain areas of town tobacco free.

  • Heat concerns in the farming industry

    Heat concerns in the farming industry

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:51:02 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:21:19 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    As the summer months get hotter, farmers need to be aware of the threat behind heat strokes.

    As the summer months get hotter, farmers need to be aware of the threat behind heat strokes.

  • Community divided after fallout from Freeze resignation

    Community divided after fallout from Freeze resignation

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:10:35 GMT
    Hugh Freeze (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)Hugh Freeze (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)

    Residents in Oxford are still recovering from the shock of Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze's resignation.

    Residents in Oxford are still recovering from the shock of Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze's resignation.

  • Roaches, not mice, reported at another waffle restaurant

    Roaches, not mice, reported at another waffle restaurant

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:48:17 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:57:08 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A week after reportedly finding mice at Waffle House, health inspectors say they discovered roaches scurrying around another breakfast hotspot.

    A week after reportedly finding mice at Waffle House, health inspectors say they discovered roaches scurrying around another breakfast hotspot.

  • breaking

    Lawrence Co. authorities respond to crash on US 412

    Lawrence Co. authorities respond to crash on US 412

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:29:32 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:37:42 GMT

    Lawrence County Dispatch confirmed crews are responding to a crash on U.S. 412 and Highway 231.

    Lawrence County Dispatch confirmed crews are responding to a crash on U.S. 412 and Highway 231.

  • Judge OKs $11.2M settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users

    Judge OKs $11.2M settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:13:25 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:59:11 GMT
    A federal judge has approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of...
    A federal judge has approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities.
  • 3 men injured in 3-vehicle crash

    3 men injured in 3-vehicle crash

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:08:18 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:22:21 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Three men were sent to the hospital following a Thursday morning crash in Missouri.

    Three men were sent to the hospital following a Thursday morning crash in Missouri.

  • Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:51:37 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:30:53 GMT
    Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

  • Debate continues over healthcare, Medicaid funding

    Debate continues over healthcare, Medicaid funding

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:51:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:17:36 GMT
    Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)

    The current debate over healthcare in the United States has included discussions over the future of the Medicaid program. 

    The current debate over healthcare in the United States has included discussions over the future of the Medicaid program. 

  • Crews responded to crash in Lawrence County

    Crews responded to crash in Lawrence County

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:28:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:12:43 GMT

    Lawrence County Dispatch said first responders worked a crash on Highway 25 between Lynn and Lake Charles.

    Lawrence County Dispatch said first responders worked a crash on Highway 25 between Lynn and Lake Charles.

  • Searcy woman sentenced in sexual exploitation case

    Searcy woman sentenced in sexual exploitation case

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:55:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:46:49 GMT

    A White County woman was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for producing live pornographic videos of a 15-month-old child, federal prosecutors said. 

    A White County woman was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for producing live pornographic videos of a 15-month-old child, federal prosecutors said. 

  • War Memorial Stadium has strong future, official says

    War Memorial Stadium has strong future, official says

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:03:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:20:32 GMT
    War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock (Source: Talk Business & Politics)War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock (Source: Talk Business & Politics)

    There may be some question as to whether the Arkansas Razorbacks will play football games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock past 2018, but a state tourism official believes the nearly 70-year-old structure has a sustainable future. 

    There may be some question as to whether the Arkansas Razorbacks will play football games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock past 2018, but a state tourism official believes the nearly 70-year-old structure has a sustainable future. 

  • City looking at expanding boundaries while school sees growth

    City looking at expanding boundaries while school sees growth

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:42:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:02:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With the growth of population, the city of Brookland is looking at expanding their city limits and upgrading areas at the high school.

    With the growth of population, the city of Brookland is looking at expanding their city limits and upgrading areas at the high school.

  • Three injured in Stadium Blvd. crash

    Three injured in Stadium Blvd. crash

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:40:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Several law enforcement officers are working a three car crash at the Highway 1 and Lawson Road intersection.  Police are shutting down Highway 1 while crews work the crash site.  There is no word on any injuries at this time.  Police are advising motorist to avoid the area if possible. Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device Region 8 News App - Install or update on y...

    Several law enforcement officers are working a three car crash at the Highway 1 and Lawson Road intersection.  Police are shutting down Highway 1 while crews work the crash site.  There is no word on any injuries at this time.  Police are advising motorist to avoid the area if possible. Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device Region 8 News App - Install or update on y...

  • Town deals with new problem of mosquitoes

    Town deals with new problem of mosquitoes

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:18:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:26:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One Sharp County town dealt with a new problem this summer: mosquitoes.

    One Sharp County town dealt with a new problem this summer: mosquitoes.

  • Farmers use new valves for efficient irrigation

    Farmers use new valves for efficient irrigation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:08:22 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:16:21 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Randolph County farmers are using new technology to more efficiently water their fields, hoping to conserve resources.

    Randolph County farmers are using new technology to more efficiently water their fields, hoping to conserve resources.

  • Teen, mother arrested in connection with 2016 murder

    Teen, mother arrested in connection with 2016 murder

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:57:22 GMT
    Malik Macklin (left) Melica Macklin (right) (SOURCE: West Memphis PD)Malik Macklin (left) Melica Macklin (right) (SOURCE: West Memphis PD)

    A teenager faces a first-degree murder charge after being arrested in connection to the murder of a West Memphis man.

    A teenager faces a first-degree murder charge after being arrested in connection to the murder of a West Memphis man.

  • Man accused in Jonesboro murder pleads guilty

    Man accused in Jonesboro murder pleads guilty

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:35:57 GMT
    Rodshey Marvell Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Rodshey Marvell Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The man accused of murdering a man pleaded guilty in court Thursday.

    The man accused of murdering a man pleaded guilty in court Thursday.

  • Deputies find meth and kids in SUV, woman arrested

    Deputies find meth and kids in SUV, woman arrested

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:54:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:03:13 GMT
    Jennifer Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)Jennifer Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A woman faces child endangerment charges after deputies say they found meth in her SUV along with three young children.

    A woman faces child endangerment charges after deputies say they found meth in her SUV along with three young children.

  • Poplar Bluff police ask for help identifying suspect

    Poplar Bluff police ask for help identifying suspect

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:53:46 GMT
    (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)(Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

    Police in Poplar Bluff are asking for the public's help to identify a man they suspect of damaging property.

    Police in Poplar Bluff are asking for the public's help to identify a man they suspect of damaging property.

  • breaking

    Residential fire reported in Bono

    Residential fire reported in Bono

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:37:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:35:06 GMT

    Firefighters from four area departments battled heat and flames Thursday afternoon as they worked to knock down a house fire in Bono.

    Firefighters from four area departments battled heat and flames Thursday afternoon as they worked to knock down a house fire in Bono.

  • Man struck woman with metal pipe, police say

    Man struck woman with metal pipe, police say

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:40:56 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:25:50 GMT
    Misteur Lattimore  (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Misteur Lattimore (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man faces a domestic battery charge after reportedly hitting a woman in the face and hand with a metal pipe.

    A Jonesboro man faces a domestic battery charge after reportedly hitting a woman in the face and hand with a metal pipe.

  • Juveniles caught on camera breaking into school

    Juveniles caught on camera breaking into school

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:36:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:01:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    While most students enjoy being out of school during summer break, Jonesboro police say one group of kids couldn’t wait to get back in. Not to study, but to steal.

    While most students enjoy being out of school during summer break, Jonesboro police say one group of kids couldn’t wait to get back in. Not to study, but to steal.

  • Out of luck: Police say man tried to cash stolen lottery tickets

    Out of luck: Police say man tried to cash stolen lottery tickets

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:18:17 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:57:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man suspected of trying to cash in some stolen lottery tickets may have just run out of luck.

    A man suspected of trying to cash in some stolen lottery tickets may have just run out of luck.

  • Cooling centers open in Butler County

    Cooling centers open in Butler County

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-07-20 13:51:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:57:41 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Communities throughout Butler County are opening cooling centers to help residents beat the heat.

    Communities throughout Butler County are opening cooling centers to help residents beat the heat.

  • Dangers of thirdhand smoke

    Dangers of thirdhand smoke

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-07-20 13:41:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:05:42 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    It’s no secret smoking is dangerous to your health and others, but there’s another concern related to smoking called thirdhand smoke.

    It’s no secret smoking is dangerous to your health and others, but there’s another concern related to smoking called thirdhand smoke.

  • JPD: Nearly $20,000 stolen from business

    JPD: Nearly $20,000 stolen from business

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:21:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:48:16 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a report of thousands of dollars stolen from a business off of Browns Lane.

    Jonesboro police are investigating a report of thousands of dollars stolen from a business off of Browns Lane.

  • Navy hat being returned to sailor after decades

    Navy hat being returned to sailor after decades

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:15:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:11:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Navy white hat that has been around the world over the past 75 years is finally headed home.

    A Navy white hat that has been around the world over the past 75 years is finally headed home.

  • Man injured in lawn mower accident, good Samaritans save his life

    Man injured in lawn mower accident, good Samaritans save his life

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:28:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:34 AM EDT2017-07-20 10:34:18 GMT
    (Source: Jeff Cameron Facebook)(Source: Jeff Cameron Facebook)

    It was a freak accident that landed one Greene County Tech School District maintenance worker in the hospital. However, it wasn’t until after some good samaritans saved his life.

    It was a freak accident that landed one Greene County Tech School District maintenance worker in the hospital. However, it wasn’t until after some good samaritans saved his life.

  • Jonesboro building on historic register set for demolition

    Jonesboro building on historic register set for demolition

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:27 AM EDT2017-07-20 10:27:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A 110-year-old Jonesboro building listed on the National Register of Historic Places is set for demolition after a judge dismissed an appeal of a condemnation order.

    A 110-year-old Jonesboro building listed on the National Register of Historic Places is set for demolition after a judge dismissed an appeal of a condemnation order.

  • Debate over medical marijuana, Second Amendment over new law

    Debate over medical marijuana, Second Amendment over new law

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:30:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:50:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The ability to receive a medical marijuana card from the state of Arkansas and the right to own a firearm may be in conflict due to a federal law, state health officials said this week. 

    The ability to receive a medical marijuana card from the state of Arkansas and the right to own a firearm may be in conflict due to a federal law, state health officials said this week. 

  • Technology helps football players stay safe in the heat

    Technology helps football players stay safe in the heat

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:22:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:43:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With football practices underway across Region 8, it is imperative that students are taking enough breaks and drinking plenty of water in this excessive heat.

    With football practices underway across Region 8, it is imperative that students are taking enough breaks and drinking plenty of water in this excessive heat.

  • Clean-up ordinance draws ire, support

    Clean-up ordinance draws ire, support

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:53:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:31:56 GMT
    Caraway city officials have approved an ordinance dealing with cleaning up the town. Supporters of the ordinance have said grass is waist high in some areas. (Source: KAIT)Caraway city officials have approved an ordinance dealing with cleaning up the town. Supporters of the ordinance have said grass is waist high in some areas. (Source: KAIT)

    An ordinance in Caraway seeking to clean up messy areas has residents criticizing it as well as supporters saying the ordinance was needed. 

    An ordinance in Caraway seeking to clean up messy areas has residents criticizing it as well as supporters saying the ordinance was needed. 

  • Details released in Jonesboro crash

    Details released in Jonesboro crash

    Monday, July 10 2017 6:59 AM EDT2017-07-10 10:59:42 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:02:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police worked a crash on South Culberhouse Street and Hunters Ridge Drive Wednesday evening that sent one person to a Memphis hospital. 

    Jonesboro police worked a crash on South Culberhouse Street and Hunters Ridge Drive Wednesday evening that sent one person to a Memphis hospital. 

  • City works to revamp downtown area with arts/entertainment center

    City works to revamp downtown area with arts/entertainment center

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:17:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:34:06 GMT
    The Coston Building in Osceola (Source: KAIT)The Coston Building in Osceola (Source: KAIT)

    An over 100-year-old building in Osceola may have some new life as city residents work on a plan to revitalize their downtown area. 

    An over 100-year-old building in Osceola may have some new life as city residents work on a plan to revitalize their downtown area. 

  • Group raises money for supplies for special needs classroom

    Group raises money for supplies for special needs classroom

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:10:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:21:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One group at an elementary school went above and beyond to give to a special needs class just in time for the school year.

    One group at an elementary school went above and beyond to give to a special needs class just in time for the school year.

  • Independence Co. group looks to create tourism brand

    Independence Co. group looks to create tourism brand

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:57:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:06:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Impact Independence County Tourism Committee wants to establish a new tourism brand for the area and would like the help of citizens.

    The Impact Independence County Tourism Committee wants to establish a new tourism brand for the area and would like the help of citizens.

  • Independence County Fair underway

    Independence County Fair underway

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:42:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:05:30 GMT
    A new ride featuring "tea cups" will be added to the Midway at the Independence County Fair. (Source: Independence County Fair)A new ride featuring "tea cups" will be added to the Midway at the Independence County Fair. (Source: Independence County Fair)

    Annual tribute planned for veterans planned for Saturday, July 22.

    Annual tribute planned for veterans planned for Saturday, July 22.

  • Heartland Unsolved: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

    Heartland Unsolved: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:41:46 GMT

    We all feel safe in our homes, in our communities. However, in 1998, a brutal crime ripped apart that sense of security.

    We all feel safe in our homes, in our communities. However, in 1998, a brutal crime ripped apart that sense of security.

  • JPD investigates break-in at Dollar General

    JPD investigates break-in at Dollar General

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:38:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:18:46 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are looking for the suspects in a break-in at a business early Wednesday and are asking for help from the public in arresting the suspects. 

    Jonesboro police are looking for the suspects in a break-in at a business early Wednesday and are asking for help from the public in arresting the suspects. 

  • Deputies find marijuana plants during search

    Deputies find marijuana plants during search

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:55:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:16:06 GMT
    (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Department website)(Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Department website)

    Mississippi County deputies and Gosnell police would like to have a talk with the person or persons who planted nearly 20 marijuana plants in the Gosnell area. 

    Mississippi County deputies and Gosnell police would like to have a talk with the person or persons who planted nearly 20 marijuana plants in the Gosnell area. 

  • Investigation closed into fire at iconic Arkansas restaurant

    Investigation closed into fire at iconic Arkansas restaurant

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:27:34 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restaurant has been ruled undetermined.

    The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restaurant has been ruled undetermined.

  • State police plans new troop headquarters in Warren

    State police plans new troop headquarters in Warren

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:10:46 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas State Police)(Source: Arkansas State Police)

    Construction is beginning for a new Arkansas State Police troop headquarters in south Arkansas.

    Construction is beginning for a new Arkansas State Police troop headquarters in south Arkansas.

  • Boil water order issued for Biggers Waterworks

    Boil water order issued for Biggers Waterworks

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:57:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:01:38 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Biggers Waterworks in Randolph County is under a boil water order.

    The Biggers Waterworks in Randolph County is under a boil water order.

  • Nearly a dozen lotto tickets taken from store

    Nearly a dozen lotto tickets taken from store

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:41:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:00:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Police say a group of suspects tried to get lucky by taking several lottery tickets and other items without paying. But, the store they stole from does have video.

    Police say a group of suspects tried to get lucky by taking several lottery tickets and other items without paying. But, the store they stole from does have video.

  • Victim: same dog, second bite; owner cited

    Victim: same dog, second bite; owner cited

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:48:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:58:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Caraway man told a deputy he was bitten by the same dog twice this year. The latest incident reportedly happened Tuesday evening.

    A Caraway man told a deputy he was bitten by the same dog twice this year. The latest incident reportedly happened Tuesday evening.

  • Man found guilty of child porn faces 300 years in prison

    Man found guilty of child porn faces 300 years in prison

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:53:24 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:56:09 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    An Arkansas man convicted Wednesday of child pornography could face up to 300 years in prison.

    An Arkansas man convicted Wednesday of child pornography could face up to 300 years in prison.

  • JPD: Expensive headphones swiped, 2 arrested

    JPD: Expensive headphones swiped, 2 arrested

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-07-19 18:47:47 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:47:15 GMT

    Two men were arrested after police said they stole pricey headphones from a cell phone store.

    Two men were arrested after police said they stole pricey headphones from a cell phone store.

  • Sheriff's office goes back to school for training

    Sheriff's office goes back to school for training

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:01:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:37:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Before school starts back, Region 8 law enforcement officers are sharpening their skills.

    Before school starts back, Region 8 law enforcement officers are sharpening their skills.

  • Dive team gets new vehicle for high water

    Dive team gets new vehicle for high water

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:19:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:41:00 GMT
    (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Dive Team/Facebook)(Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Dive Team/Facebook)

    The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dive Team has a new vehicle.

    The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dive Team has a new vehicle.

  • Schedule announced for NEA District Fair

    Schedule announced for NEA District Fair

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-07-19 14:18:24 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:34:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Plans for the 2017 NEA District Fair have been announced.

    Plans for the 2017 NEA District Fair have been announced.

  • Jonesboro council honors highway crews, discusses sales tax resolution

    Jonesboro council honors highway crews, discusses sales tax resolution

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:35:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:22:51 GMT
    Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)

    It was a busy agenda Tuesday night as council members thanked the highway crews that repaired the Harrisburg Road overpass, while also debating the pros and cons of a proposed special legislative session this year to discuss internet sales taxes.

    It was a busy agenda Tuesday night as council members thanked the highway crews that repaired the Harrisburg Road overpass, while also debating the pros and cons of a proposed special legislative session this year to discuss internet sales taxes.

  • Trumann pound empty thanks to community's effort

    Trumann pound empty thanks to community's effort

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:16:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:28:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After receiving support from the community, the Trumann pound is now empty.

    After receiving support from the community, the Trumann pound is now empty.

  • JPD releases new details in reported robbery

    JPD releases new details in reported robbery

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:56:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police have released additional details to a weekend robbery that landed five teenagers behind bars. 

    Jonesboro police have released additional details to a weekend robbery that landed five teenagers behind bars. 

  • Salvation Army looking to help panhandlers in Jonesboro

    Salvation Army looking to help panhandlers in Jonesboro

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:30:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:57:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Several Jonesboro residents said Tuesday that there's a better way to deal with the issue of panhandling.

    Several Jonesboro residents said Tuesday that there's a better way to deal with the issue of panhandling.

  • Luxora seeking second water tank

    Luxora seeking second water tank

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:57:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:22:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The City of Luxora is working on a project to provide more water in the city. According to Mayor Jasper Jackson, they're working to get a second water tank into the city. Jackson said they currently have a 50,000 gallon water tank. However, he said a second tank will allow them to have enough sufficient water to run the city; and also serve their first responders better. The mayor said they're seeking a grant from the Economic Development out of Jonesboro to help bring in a 100,...

    The City of Luxora is working on a project to provide more water in the city. According to Mayor Jasper Jackson, they're working to get a second water tank into the city. Jackson said they currently have a 50,000 gallon water tank. However, he said a second tank will allow them to have enough sufficient water to run the city; and also serve their first responders better. The mayor said they're seeking a grant from the Economic Development out of Jonesboro to help bring in a 100,...

  • Survey: Arkansas 48th in courteous drivers

    Survey: Arkansas 48th in courteous drivers

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:00:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:23:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A new survey released this week does not place a lot of confidence in Arkansas drivers, especially whether or not they are courteous to others on the road. 

    A new survey released this week does not place a lot of confidence in Arkansas drivers, especially whether or not they are courteous to others on the road. 

  • Keeping your cool in warm weather

    Keeping your cool in warm weather

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:33:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:01:28 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The warm weather in recent days has gripped a large section of the country including most if not all of Region 8. 

    The warm weather in recent days has gripped a large section of the country including most if not all of Region 8. 

  • Free repair, rebuilding advice available at event

    Free repair, rebuilding advice available at event

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:46:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:59:01 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The people who saw their homes damaged by flooding and storms earlier this year will have an opportunity to get information and tips to make their homes stronger and safer, officials said Tuesday. 

    The people who saw their homes damaged by flooding and storms earlier this year will have an opportunity to get information and tips to make their homes stronger and safer, officials said Tuesday. 

  • breaking

    ASP: Four injured in I-555 crash

    ASP: Four injured in I-555 crash

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:46:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:23:17 GMT
    (Source: I Drive Arkansas)(Source: I Drive Arkansas)

    According to ASP Public Information Officer Trooper Liz Chapman, four people were taken to Memphis hospitals Thursday night after an accident on I-555. 

    According to ASP Public Information Officer Trooper Liz Chapman, four people were taken to Memphis hospitals Thursday night after an accident on I-555. 

  • Paragould bypass project continues

    Paragould bypass project continues

    Monday, May 8 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-05-09 03:16:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:51:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Construction has started on phase two of the Paragould bypass project.

    Construction has started on phase two of the Paragould bypass project.

  • Game camera and ankle monitor place burglary suspect at scene, police say

    Game camera and ankle monitor place burglary suspect at scene, police say

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:17:32 GMT
    Wilma Gene Andrews (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)Wilma Gene Andrews (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

    Technology was not working in favor of one Jonesboro woman accused of breaking into a home and attempting to steal a washer and dryer. 

    Technology was not working in favor of one Jonesboro woman accused of breaking into a home and attempting to steal a washer and dryer. 

  • Breaking

    JPD: Missing man found

    JPD: Missing man found

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:45:16 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:52:22 GMT
    James A. Whiteside (Source: JPD)James A. Whiteside (Source: JPD)

    According to Jonesboro police spokesman Paul Holmes, a missing Jonesboro man was found at the Methodist University Hospital in West Memphis. 

    According to Jonesboro police spokesman Paul Holmes, a missing Jonesboro man was found at the Methodist University Hospital in West Memphis. 

  • Couple accused of breaking into storage units may have "hit" others

    Couple accused of breaking into storage units may have "hit" others

    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-27 21:28:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:42:32 GMT
    Becky Leann Denison (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Becky Leann Denison (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Investigators say a couple accused of breaking into a Jonesboro storage facility may have committed similar crimes in other nearby towns.

    Investigators say a couple accused of breaking into a Jonesboro storage facility may have committed similar crimes in other nearby towns.

  • Southside completes some road projects, begins new ones

    Southside completes some road projects, begins new ones

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:38:59 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas’ newest town is continuing to work on road improvements.

    Arkansas’ newest town is continuing to work on road improvements.

  • New flag disposal box added to courthouse

    New flag disposal box added to courthouse

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:27:18 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:35:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A new box has been placed at the Sharp County Courthouse so citizens can properly dispose of old flags.

    A new box has been placed at the Sharp County Courthouse so citizens can properly dispose of old flags.

  • Corning Agape House opens

    Corning Agape House opens

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:07:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:32:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Agape House opened their new facility in Corning Thursday.

    The Agape House opened their new facility in Corning Thursday.

  • AHTD holds public meetings to discuss public transit

    AHTD holds public meetings to discuss public transit

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:46:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:21:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department are gathering information about public transit services.

    Members with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department are gathering information about public transit services.

  • County works on flood damaged roads for bus routes

    County works on flood damaged roads for bus routes

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:27:17 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:16:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A pair of Randolph County roads damaged during May flooding will soon be repaired.

    A pair of Randolph County roads damaged during May flooding will soon be repaired.

  • Summer literacy program a success, officials say

    Summer literacy program a success, officials say

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:50:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:14:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    City Youth Ministries Summer Literacy Program ended a success!

    City Youth Ministries Summer Literacy Program ended a success!

  • Bond hearing set for two involved in Weatherford death

    Bond hearing set for two involved in Weatherford death

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:31:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-07-27 21:47:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce, 16-year-old Derrick Heard, and 18-year-old Tyler Calamese will appear in court for a bond hearing on Friday in Jackson County. 

    According to Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce, 16-year-old Derrick Heard, and 18-year-old Tyler Calamese will appear in court for a bond hearing on Friday in Jackson County. 

  • breaking

    JPD: Missing man reported seen in Alabama

    JPD: Missing man reported seen in Alabama

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:24:01 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-07-27 16:30:26 GMT
    A silver alert has been issued for James A. Whiteside of Jonesboro. (Source: ASP)A silver alert has been issued for James A. Whiteside of Jonesboro. (Source: ASP)

    Police say a missing Jonesboro man may have traveled all the way to Alabama.

    Police say a missing Jonesboro man may have traveled all the way to Alabama.

  • Man sentenced to 40 years in jail in 2002 murder case

    Man sentenced to 40 years in jail in 2002 murder case

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:57:30 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Dept. of Corrections)(Source: Arkansas Dept. of Corrections)

    A Mississippi County man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a capital murder charge.

    A Mississippi County man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a capital murder charge.

  • Sheriff's deputy in recovery after explosion

    Sheriff's deputy in recovery after explosion

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:42:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:48:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A sheriff's deputy is healing physically and mentally after responding to a call in Monette that resulted in an explosion.

    A sheriff's deputy is healing physically and mentally after responding to a call in Monette that resulted in an explosion.

  • Intersection sees drainage improvements, mayor says

    Intersection sees drainage improvements, mayor says

    Friday, September 23 2016 7:19 PM EDT2016-09-23 23:19:38 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:43:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A two-year long drainage project in Brookland is complete, with city officials saying the project will help with safety concerns.

    A two-year long drainage project in Brookland is complete, with city officials saying the project will help with safety concerns.

  • July Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner inspires athletes

    July Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner inspires athletes

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:38:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:02:00 GMT
    Rhonda Cox coaches two Miracle League teams. (Source: Rhonda Cox)Rhonda Cox coaches two Miracle League teams. (Source: Rhonda Cox)

    Arkansas Special Olympics Volunteer of the Year lives and works in Region 8.

    Arkansas Special Olympics Volunteer of the Year lives and works in Region 8.

  • ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

    ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:40:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:47:10 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police. 

    According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police. 

  • City re-dedicates memorial, holds groundbreaking for future memorial

    City re-dedicates memorial, holds groundbreaking for future memorial

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:06:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:25:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Many Mississippi County residents spent their Tuesday afternoon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Eaker Air Force Base closing.

    Many Mississippi County residents spent their Tuesday afternoon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Eaker Air Force Base closing.

  • Students can expect new security cameras on A-State campus

    Students can expect new security cameras on A-State campus

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:48:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:55:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Construction workers are putting their final touches on the new apartment facilities on the A-State campus, including security measures.

    Construction workers are putting their final touches on the new apartment facilities on the A-State campus, including security measures.

  • TMK IPSCO looks to expand

    TMK IPSCO looks to expand

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:41:48 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:23:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    It’s been years since a Blytheville company laid off part of its workforce. Now, business is back up again; and the company is targeting those who received the pink-slip during the layoffs. 

    It’s been years since a Blytheville company laid off part of its workforce. Now, business is back up again; and the company is targeting those who received the pink-slip during the layoffs. 

  • Lake City council discusses yard, chicken ordinances

    Lake City council discusses yard, chicken ordinances

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:20:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:19:56 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The City Council of Lake City met Monday to discuss two ordinances.

    The City Council of Lake City met Monday to discuss two ordinances.

  • Fire department working with school, college to train firefighters

    Fire department working with school, college to train firefighters

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:17:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:11:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    The Walnut Ridge Fire Department is partnering with the Walnut Ridge High School and Black River Technical College to offer new courses this fall.

    The Walnut Ridge Fire Department is partnering with the Walnut Ridge High School and Black River Technical College to offer new courses this fall.

  • Man who "didn't remember" burglary, arrested after forgetting car

    Man who "didn't remember" burglary, arrested after forgetting car

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:17:51 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:35:36 GMT
    Javone Karon Jackson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Javone Karon Jackson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man who told police he “didn’t remember” if he broke into two homes last November apparently also forgot his getaway car at the scene, leading police to his door.

    A man who told police he “didn’t remember” if he broke into two homes last November apparently also forgot his getaway car at the scene, leading police to his door.

  • Bay FD announces improved ISO rating

    Bay FD announces improved ISO rating

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:32:26 GMT
    (Source: Bay Fire Department Facebook)(Source: Bay Fire Department Facebook)

    The Bay Fire Department announced Monday they recently received a letter stating their ISO rating will jump to a 3.

    The Bay Fire Department announced Monday they recently received a letter stating their ISO rating will jump to a 3.

  • Walnut Ridge tree removal near completion

    Walnut Ridge tree removal near completion

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:38:12 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:15:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Walnut Ridge will soon be finished removing over 100 trees from Stewart Park after recent flooding delayed the project.

    Walnut Ridge will soon be finished removing over 100 trees from Stewart Park after recent flooding delayed the project.

  • ICE raid leaves community in fear

    ICE raid leaves community in fear

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:02:40 GMT
    (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)(SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)

    An raid by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) left many people in Memphis on edge.

    An raid by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) left many people in Memphis on edge.

  • Firefighters return to station damaged in flood

    Firefighters return to station damaged in flood

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:22:00 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:24:01 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    On Sunday, several Pocahontas firefighters moved back into their home station.

    On Sunday, several Pocahontas firefighters moved back into their home station.

  • The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

    The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

    Sunday, July 23 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-07-23 10:51:24 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:33 AM EDT2017-07-24 04:33:17 GMT
    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.
    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.
  • The Latest: Death toll in immigrant smuggling case cut to 9

    The Latest: Death toll in immigrant smuggling case cut to 9

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:24:37 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-07-23 21:25:18 GMT

    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.

    The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store.

  • Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

    Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:52:37 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-07-23 20:52:01 GMT
    The marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is down to the final three players vying for the top prize of more than $8.1 million.
    The marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is down to the final three players vying for the top prize of more than $8.1 million.
  • Restaurant's policy limits those with kids to one drink

    Restaurant's policy limits those with kids to one drink

    Sunday, July 23 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-07-23 18:50:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-07-23 18:50:46 GMT

    A long-standing rule at Peddlers Bar & Bistro limits anyone dining with children to one alcoholic beverage, in order to hopefully limit the danger children face from drunk drivers.

    A long-standing rule at Peddlers Bar & Bistro limits anyone dining with children to one alcoholic beverage, in order to hopefully limit the danger children face from drunk drivers.

  • Southeast Missouri village lacks officials to make decisions

    Southeast Missouri village lacks officials to make decisions

    Sunday, July 23 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-07-23 17:18:40 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A village in southeast Missouri has no elected officials to make decisions after flooding in recent years prompted residents to move because they received federal buyouts.

    A village in southeast Missouri has no elected officials to make decisions after flooding in recent years prompted residents to move because they received federal buyouts.

  • Loved ones still hopeful for justice in Lorenzen Wright’s murder 7 years later

    Loved ones still hopeful for justice in Lorenzen Wright’s murder 7 years later

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-07-23 11:40:30 GMT

    This week marks seven years since the start of a shocking murder case in Memphis that still sits unsolved. 

    This week marks seven years since the start of a shocking murder case in Memphis that still sits unsolved. 

  • AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:41:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

  • Qulin cooling center not so cool

    Qulin cooling center not so cool

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:18:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:33:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Due to extreme heat, cooling centers were opened in Butler County Thursday.

    Due to extreme heat, cooling centers were opened in Butler County Thursday.

  • Breaking

    Former Sen. Bookout released from prison

    Former Sen. Bookout released from prison

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:13:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:22:38 GMT
    Former Sen. Paul Bookout, D-Jonesboro (Source: Arkansas Legislative Website)Former Sen. Paul Bookout, D-Jonesboro (Source: Arkansas Legislative Website)

    According to attorney Bill Stanley, former state Sen. Paul Bookout has been released from federal prison after serving 18 months on a felony mail fraud conviction. 

    According to attorney Bill Stanley, former state Sen. Paul Bookout has been released from federal prison after serving 18 months on a felony mail fraud conviction. 

  • Applications begin to fill city councilman's seat

    Applications begin to fill city councilman's seat

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:16:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:51:01 GMT
    (Source: City of Jonesboro Facebook Page)(Source: City of Jonesboro Facebook Page)

    The City of Jonesboro announced it began accepting applications to fill the seat of Ward 5, Position 1, to fill the term of Darrel Dover.

    The City of Jonesboro announced it began accepting applications to fill the seat of Ward 5, Position 1, to fill the term of Darrel Dover.

  • City better protected than ever, officials say

    City better protected than ever, officials say

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:32:18 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:46:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Brookland Fire Protection District's ISO rating is down.

    The Brookland Fire Protection District's ISO rating is down.

  • Deadline approaching to receive disaster assistance

    Deadline approaching to receive disaster assistance

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:43:48 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:36:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance has approved $2.5 million dollars in federal assistance to those affected by the flood this year, but now they are warning those affected about the deadline to apply for that assistance.

    The Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance has approved $2.5 million dollars in federal assistance to those affected by the flood this year, but now they are warning those affected about the deadline to apply for that assistance.

  • Youth complete mentoring program in Hayti, MO

    Youth complete mentoring program in Hayti, MO

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:34:36 GMT
    (Source: Pastor Karl Humes)(Source: Pastor Karl Humes)

    A group of youth aged from five to 15, completed the "Step 2 Manhood" program in Hayti, Missouri on Thursday, July 20.

    A group of youth aged from five to 15, completed the "Step 2 Manhood" program in Hayti, Missouri on Thursday, July 20.

  • Officers, press meet to discuss ways for better communication

    Officers, press meet to discuss ways for better communication

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:58:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:12:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Public information officers from all over the state of Arkansas work together to better inform the public.

    Public information officers from all over the state of Arkansas work together to better inform the public.

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