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  • Help us Stuff the Bus with school supplies!

    Help us Stuff the Bus with school supplies!

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:30:38 GMT
    Friday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
    Friday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
  • 'Kissing bugs' found in northeast Arkansas

    'Kissing bugs' found in northeast Arkansas

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:23:44 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about a life-threatening illness caused by "kissing bugs" or triatomines.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about a life-threatening illness caused by "kissing bugs" or triatomines.
  • Back-to-school shopping ramps up this weekend

    Back-to-school shopping ramps up this weekend

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:14:06 GMT
    The school supply lists are out and people are stocking up for their kids. But just how much are they paying?
    The school supply lists are out and people are stocking up for their kids. But just how much are they paying?
  • Man using lawnmower to haul trailer arrested on drug charge

    Man using lawnmower to haul trailer arrested on drug charge

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:58:56 GMT
    Vance NullVance Null
    A Williford man was arrested on drug charges Thursday night after he was stopped on a highway for hauling a trailer with a lawn mower. 
    A Williford man was arrested on drug charges Thursday night after he was stopped on a highway for hauling a trailer with a lawn mower. 
  • Sheriff's office searching for escaped inmates

    Sheriff's office searching for escaped inmates

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:23:32 GMT
    Kyle McTigueKyle McTigue
    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding two inmates who walked away from a work detail. Kyle McTigue, 21, of Cushman and Michael Bryant, 28, of Batesville were working at the Independence County Recycling Center when they walked away Friday afternoon...
    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding two inmates who walked away from a work detail. Kyle McTigue, 21, of Cushman and Michael Bryant, 28, of Batesville were working at the Independence County Recycling Center when they walked away Friday afternoon...
  • Man faces real charges for fake money

    Man faces real charges for fake money

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:52:02 GMT
    Earl ClarkEarl Clark
    Thursday night Jonesboro police arrested Earl Clark, 21, of Jonesboro on suspicion of first degree forgery. According to the initial incident report, Clark was a passenger in a car stopped for a broken tail light at the intersection of Word and Main Streets. 
    Thursday night Jonesboro police arrested Earl Clark, 21, of Jonesboro on suspicion of first degree forgery. According to the initial incident report, Clark was a passenger in a car stopped for a broken tail light at the intersection of Word and Main Streets. 
  • Sheriff: Traffic stop nets marijuana, meth and money

    Sheriff: Traffic stop nets marijuana, meth and money

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:28:13 GMT
    Ramone ScottRamone Scott
    A man stopped for a traffic violation ended up behind bars recently when a search of his car turned up several bags of pot and meth. 
    A man stopped for a traffic violation ended up behind bars recently when a search of his car turned up several bags of pot and meth. 
  • Gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:39:34 GMT
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography.
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography.
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