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  • White House says tax plan to help business, middle class

    White House says tax plan to help business, middle class

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-09-24 16:07:01 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:49:59 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and businesses.
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and businesses.
  • ASP: Searcy man killed in wreck

    ASP: Searcy man killed in wreck

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:11:47 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:13:53 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas State Police)(Source: Arkansas State Police)

    A White County man was killed Saturday after the vehicle he was in overturned on I-30 in south Arkansas, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police. 

    A White County man was killed Saturday after the vehicle he was in overturned on I-30 in south Arkansas, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police. 

  • Deadly crash kills one man near Puxico, MO

    Deadly crash kills one man near Puxico, MO

    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:04:59 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    On Saturday, Sept. 23 a deadly crash killed one man in Stoddard County, Missouri.

    On Saturday, Sept. 23 a deadly crash killed one man in Stoddard County, Missouri.

  • Lynn struggles in Cardinals' 11-6 loss to Pirates

    Lynn struggles in Cardinals' 11-6 loss to Pirates

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:33:48 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Lance Lynn allowed eight runs in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals slipped up against the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-6 on Saturday night.

    Lance Lynn allowed eight runs in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals slipped up against the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-6 on Saturday night.

  • Students host 'Touch a Truck' fundraiser

    Students host 'Touch a Truck' fundraiser

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:53:35 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-09-24 13:56:37 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Nettleton High School EAST students held a 'Touch a Truck' fundraiser on Saturday.

    Nettleton High School EAST students held a 'Touch a Truck' fundraiser on Saturday.

  • Downtown J-Town 5K raises money for City Youth Ministries

    Downtown J-Town 5K raises money for City Youth Ministries

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:23:48 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:58:37 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The annual Downtown J-Town 5K was held on Saturday.

    The annual Downtown J-Town 5K was held on Saturday.

  • Couple faces multiple drug charges

    Couple faces multiple drug charges

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-09-23 16:42:52 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-09-23 18:07:30 GMT
    Lou Anneliese Short (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Lou Anneliese Short (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested two people after a search of their vehicle and home uncovered syringes, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.

    Jonesboro police arrested two people after a search of their vehicle and home uncovered syringes, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.

  • Police arrest two after parole search uncovers methamphetamine

    Police arrest two after parole search uncovers methamphetamine

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-09-23 17:55:06 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-09-23 18:06:07 GMT
    Darrell Keith Simpson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Darrell Keith Simpson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested two men on parole after a search uncovered methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

    Jonesboro police arrested two men on parole after a search uncovered methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

  • Single vehicle crash kills one in Lawrence County

    Single vehicle crash kills one in Lawrence County

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:46 AM EDT2017-09-23 15:46:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-09-23 15:52:00 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    One person died following a single-vehicle crash in Lawrence County Friday night.

    One person died following a single-vehicle crash in Lawrence County Friday night.

  • Cash Police Department still stopping speeders

    Cash Police Department still stopping speeders

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:20:05 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-09-23 15:13:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Cash Police Department in continuing to deal with speeders on Highway 226.

    The Cash Police Department in continuing to deal with speeders on Highway 226.

  • Walmart honors top fundraising stores

    Walmart honors top fundraising stores

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:34:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-09-23 12:26:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Walmart and Sam’s Club Associates from Arkansas, Northern Louisiana, Eastern Texas, and Oklahoma were celebrated for being the top fundraising team for the Children’s Miracle Network in 2016.

    Walmart and Sam’s Club Associates from Arkansas, Northern Louisiana, Eastern Texas, and Oklahoma were celebrated for being the top fundraising team for the Children’s Miracle Network in 2016.

  • Students honored with scholarships for passing AP Exam

    Students honored with scholarships for passing AP Exam

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:49:42 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:40:19 GMT
    (Source: Natalie Harrell)(Source: Natalie Harrell)

    The Paragould School District held an Advanced Placement Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday.

    The Paragould School District held an Advanced Placement Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday.

  • Jonesboro private club permit application cost could rise

    Jonesboro private club permit application cost could rise

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:07:30 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:38:56 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    People seeking to apply for a private club permit in the city of Jonesboro could have to pay more during the application process.

    People seeking to apply for a private club permit in the city of Jonesboro could have to pay more during the application process.

  • Son burned at football practice, mom raises awareness

    Son burned at football practice, mom raises awareness

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:28:37 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:47:06 GMT
    (Source: Anonymous)(Source: Anonymous)

    A Nettleton Junior High football player found himself burned in practice Wednesday after doing a drill on the surface of a hot track. His parent, who was outraged in the beginning, is now praising the school district for their quick actions to solve the problem.

    A Nettleton Junior High football player found himself burned in practice Wednesday after doing a drill on the surface of a hot track. His parent, who was outraged in the beginning, is now praising the school district for their quick actions to solve the problem.

  • BRTC Paragould campus to offer new welding course

    BRTC Paragould campus to offer new welding course

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:03:58 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:20:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Black River Technical College's Paragould campus has added a new welding course after seeing a need for more welders in the area.

    Black River Technical College's Paragould campus has added a new welding course after seeing a need for more welders in the area.

  • Downtown organization makes plans for grant money

    Downtown organization makes plans for grant money

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:11:24 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:17:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Main Street Batesville recently received a large grant that will be used to enhance the town's downtown area. 

    Main Street Batesville recently received a large grant that will be used to enhance the town's downtown area. 

  • School uses technology to personalize curriculum for students

    School uses technology to personalize curriculum for students

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:56:48 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:05:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Batesville School District is embracing technology to create personalized curriculum for each student in grades 6 through 12. 

    The Batesville School District is embracing technology to create personalized curriculum for each student in grades 6 through 12. 

  • JPD cancels gun buy back event for Saturday

    JPD cancels gun buy back event for Saturday

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:27:15 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:53:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Police Department has canceled their gun buy back event for Saturday.

    The Jonesboro Police Department has canceled their gun buy back event for Saturday.

  • Downtown parking violators will soon receive tickets instead of warnings

    Downtown parking violators will soon receive tickets instead of warnings

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:28:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Visitors to downtown Jonesboro could be ticketed starting Monday if they don't follow parking rules and regulations posted in the area.

    Visitors to downtown Jonesboro could be ticketed starting Monday if they don't follow parking rules and regulations posted in the area.

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    Sheriff: Man arrested after saying school "needs a Columbine"

    Sheriff: Man arrested after saying school "needs a Columbine"

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:18:24 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:25:35 GMT
    Evan Michael Thompson (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Evan Michael Thompson (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies arrested a Region 8 man after he posted Facebook messages saying a local school needed a "Columbine."

    Deputies arrested a Region 8 man after he posted Facebook messages saying a local school needed a "Columbine."

  • Police find drugs, loaded gun during operation

    Police find drugs, loaded gun during operation

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:39:17 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:24:44 GMT

    After nearly two months of investigating, police say they found loaded gun and drugs.

    After nearly two months of investigating, police say they found loaded gun and drugs.

  • Two arrested in country club thefts

    Two arrested in country club thefts

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:41:54 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:16:55 GMT
    Daniel L. Hines (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Daniel L. Hines (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man is being held on a $50,000 bond in connection with several thefts at the Jonesboro Country Club.

    A Jonesboro man is being held on a $50,000 bond in connection with several thefts at the Jonesboro Country Club.

  • ABC fines store for selling drug paraphernalia

    ABC fines store for selling drug paraphernalia

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:54:11 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:16:10 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    During its meeting in Little Rock this week, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board fined a Region 8 business for selling drug paraphernalia.

    During its meeting in Little Rock this week, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board fined a Region 8 business for selling drug paraphernalia.

  • Couple lands in jail after late-night altercation

    Couple lands in jail after late-night altercation

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:23:47 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:04:46 GMT
    (Source: Craighead County Detention Center)(Source: Craighead County Detention Center)

    A Jonesboro man and woman face domestic battery charges after a late-night argument escalated into a fight.

    A Jonesboro man and woman face domestic battery charges after a late-night argument escalated into a fight.

  • UCA students respond to recent sexual assault reports

    UCA students respond to recent sexual assault reports

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:18:33 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:56:38 GMT
    (Source: uca.edu)(Source: uca.edu)

    Students at one Arkansas university are sounding off after a second sexual assault was reported in about a week.

    Students at one Arkansas university are sounding off after a second sexual assault was reported in about a week.

  • Health inspections for the week ending Sept. 22

    Health inspections for the week ending Sept. 22

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:20:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:50:29 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Region 8 health inspections reported during the week ending Sept. 22.

    Region 8 health inspections reported during the week ending Sept. 22.

  • New study finds risks for e-cigarette smokers

    New study finds risks for e-cigarette smokers

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-09-22 13:00:08 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:46:16 GMT

    New research regarding e-cigarettes shows the smoking alternative can be risky for your heart.

    New research regarding e-cigarettes shows the smoking alternative can be risky for your heart.

  • Caruthersville, MO barge manufacturing facility announces 85 layoffs

    Caruthersville, MO barge manufacturing facility announces 85 layoffs

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:45:38 GMT

    A manufacturing facility in Caruthersville, Missouri announced 85 layoffs.

    A manufacturing facility in Caruthersville, Missouri announced 85 layoffs.

  • Doctor dances with patient on her wedding day

    Doctor dances with patient on her wedding day

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:30:39 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:39:55 GMT

    Cancer physician who saved bride's life celebrates on the dance floor.  

    Cancer physician who saved bride's life celebrates on the dance floor.  

  • Fly through the skies in Paragould

    Fly through the skies in Paragould

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-09-22 10:11:40 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 8:13 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:13:55 GMT
    (Source: Paragould Municipal Airport)(Source: Paragould Municipal Airport)

    You have a chance to take to the skies in Paragould.

    You have a chance to take to the skies in Paragould.

  • AR woman killed, 4 injured in Stone Co. crash

    AR woman killed, 4 injured in Stone Co. crash

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:14 AM EDT2017-09-22 10:14:14 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:35 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:35:44 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A Fayetteville woman died in a Stone County crash Wednesday, according to a crash report Arkansas State Police released Thursday.

    A Fayetteville woman died in a Stone County crash Wednesday, according to a crash report Arkansas State Police released Thursday.

  • Vigil held for victims of domestic violence

    Vigil held for victims of domestic violence

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:22:43 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:39:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University wrapped up its Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness week with a special vigil dedicated to victims who have died because of relationship violence.

    Arkansas State University wrapped up its Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness week with a special vigil dedicated to victims who have died because of relationship violence.

  • Police department to get new patrol units

    Police department to get new patrol units

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:19:58 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:25:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Tuckerman Police Department fleet will soon see some upgrades after the city was awarded a $50,000 grant.

    The Tuckerman Police Department fleet will soon see some upgrades after the city was awarded a $50,000 grant.

  • Lyft headed to Jonesboro

    Lyft headed to Jonesboro

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:54:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:39:10 GMT
    (Source: Lyft via Twitter)(Source: Lyft via Twitter)

    A nationally known ride-sharing company is now operating in Jonesboro as well as several other cities in the state. 

    A nationally known ride-sharing company is now operating in Jonesboro as well as several other cities in the state. 

  • ABR8 Guest Editorial: Hope Week

    ABR8 Guest Editorial: Hope Week

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    Hope Week will be celebrated Sept. 23-30.

    Hope Week will be celebrated Sept. 23-30.

  • Paragould PD investigates hit and run

    Paragould PD investigates hit and run

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:26:26 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:34:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Paragould police are seeking information from the public on a hit and run accident that left a man in the hospital with serious injuries. 

    Paragould police are seeking information from the public on a hit and run accident that left a man in the hospital with serious injuries. 

  • JPD: Man faces stalking, residential burglary charges

    JPD: Man faces stalking, residential burglary charges

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:42:32 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:32:35 GMT
    Bradley Lonnell Sutton (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Bradley Lonnell Sutton (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    A Craighead County man reportedly attempted to stalk his former partner and broke into a home Tuesday, Jonesboro police said Thursday. 

    A Craighead County man reportedly attempted to stalk his former partner and broke into a home Tuesday, Jonesboro police said Thursday. 

  • Parole search uncovers meth, police say

    Parole search uncovers meth, police say

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:12:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:31:32 GMT
    Kristy Lee Ann Estill (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Kristy Lee Ann Estill (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The search of an apartment on Wednesday led to the discovery of meth and drug paraphernalia as well as the arrest of a woman, Jonesboro police said. 

    The search of an apartment on Wednesday led to the discovery of meth and drug paraphernalia as well as the arrest of a woman, Jonesboro police said. 

  • JPD: Search nets drugs, stolen weapon

    JPD: Search nets drugs, stolen weapon

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:26:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:29:18 GMT
    Robert Lee Cannady (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Lee Cannady (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man was reportedly found by police in a precarious position Wednesday morning as he was asleep, police said Thursday. 

    A Jonesboro man was reportedly found by police in a precarious position Wednesday morning as he was asleep, police said Thursday. 

  • JPD: Drugs, weapons found during search

    JPD: Drugs, weapons found during search

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:40:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:25:59 GMT
    Quinton Whitney (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Quinton Whitney (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man faces a multitude of charges after police reportedly found a loaded gun and prescription drugs in a search of a car, police said Thursday. 

    A Jonesboro man faces a multitude of charges after police reportedly found a loaded gun and prescription drugs in a search of a car, police said Thursday. 

  • Girl who fought for life headed to Hawaii

    Girl who fought for life headed to Hawaii

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:03:25 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:20:57 GMT
    Abi Blankenship (Source: KAIT)Abi Blankenship (Source: KAIT)

    A 9-year-old girl who received a Make-a-Wish Thursday in Bay said she has seen a lot of struggles in her young life. 

    A 9-year-old girl who received a Make-a-Wish Thursday in Bay said she has seen a lot of struggles in her young life. 

  • How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:03:18 GMT
    How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu (wfxg)
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...
    September 21 is the first day of fall and along with the change of seasons comes the seasonal flu. It is a virus that affect millions of people every year and is most common during the fall and winter months. But it is preventable according to Doctor Adam Ross at Doctor's Hospital. Your best bet is to get the flu vaccine preferably before October. "If you can get it the sooner the better. It not only protects you but those around you. So if you're healthy you might get a mil...
  • A-State - Queretaro campus now open

    A-State - Queretaro campus now open

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:20:34 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:57:11 GMT
    The Arkansas State University campus in Mexico held a dedication ceremony Thursday. (Source: Arkansas State University Facebook page)The Arkansas State University campus in Mexico held a dedication ceremony Thursday. (Source: Arkansas State University Facebook page)

    The Arkansas State University campus in Mexico is now officially open. 

    The Arkansas State University campus in Mexico is now officially open. 

  • Man faces drug charges

    Man faces drug charges

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:50:38 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:43:22 GMT
    Austin Ceal (Source: Beebe Police Department Facebook Page)Austin Ceal (Source: Beebe Police Department Facebook Page)

    A White County man faces multiple drug charges after authorities recently served a search warrant at his home, Beebe Mayor Mike Robertson said Thursday. 

    A White County man faces multiple drug charges after authorities recently served a search warrant at his home, Beebe Mayor Mike Robertson said Thursday. 

  • City not paying jail fees to county

    City not paying jail fees to county

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:11:16 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:38:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Cash has been collecting large amounts of revenue from speeding citations.

    The city of Cash has been collecting large amounts of revenue from speeding citations.

  • Robertson elected Leachville mayor

    Robertson elected Leachville mayor

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:26:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:37:11 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Rodney Robertson is now the mayor of Leachville. 

    Rodney Robertson is now the mayor of Leachville. 

  • Police investigate break-in at former Citizens Bank building

    Police investigate break-in at former Citizens Bank building

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:00:15 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:11:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a break-in and attempted copper theft at a well-known, although empty, building. 

    Jonesboro police are investigating a break-in and attempted copper theft at a well-known, although empty, building. 

  • Jonesboro police hold first gun buyback event

    Jonesboro police hold first gun buyback event

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:49:25 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:07:42 GMT
    A series of gun buyback events are being held in Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT)A series of gun buyback events are being held in Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT)

    The first of three gun buyback events was held Thursday at Allen Park Community Center in Jonesboro. 

    The first of three gun buyback events was held Thursday at Allen Park Community Center in Jonesboro. 

  • "Bad credit" blamed in financial identity theft case

    "Bad credit" blamed in financial identity theft case

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:51:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:33:39 GMT
    Alijah Denise Wilder (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Alijah Denise Wilder (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A woman accused of stealing her mom’s Social Security number to buy a car reportedly told police she did it because she had “bad credit.”

    A woman accused of stealing her mom’s Social Security number to buy a car reportedly told police she did it because she had “bad credit.”

  • AGFC approves Jonesboro shooting complex

    AGFC approves Jonesboro shooting complex

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:35:32 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:56:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The AGFC approved plans for the Jonesboro shooting range.

    The AGFC approved plans for the Jonesboro shooting range.

  • Police: Level 3 sex offender found where he didn't belong

    Police: Level 3 sex offender found where he didn't belong

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:43:28 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:52:45 GMT
    Tyler Antonio King (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Tyler Antonio King (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a Level 3 sex offender after they found him where he did not belong.

    Jonesboro police arrested a Level 3 sex offender after they found him where he did not belong.

  • JPD: Woman attacked men with machete

    JPD: Woman attacked men with machete

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:27:17 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:32:22 GMT
    Yazmin Martinez (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Yazmin Martinez (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

     Jonesboro police arrested a woman who they say attacked two men with a machete. 

     Jonesboro police arrested a woman who they say attacked two men with a machete. 

  • Crimestoppers: One arrested on contempt of court warrants

    Crimestoppers: One arrested on contempt of court warrants

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:25:32 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:21:51 GMT
    Exzavius Phinisee (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)Exzavius Phinisee (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)

    Jonesboro police have arrested one of the suspects featured in Tuesday's CrimeStoppers. 

    Jonesboro police have arrested one of the suspects featured in Tuesday's CrimeStoppers. 

  • Man claiming to be DHS agent arrested in undercover investigation

    Man claiming to be DHS agent arrested in undercover investigation

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:56:26 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:08:01 GMT

    A man claiming to be a state employee was arrested after police say he brought a child to an undercover drug buy.

    A man claiming to be a state employee was arrested after police say he brought a child to an undercover drug buy.

  • JHS honored with three National Merit Semifinalists

    JHS honored with three National Merit Semifinalists

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:14:17 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:12:33 GMT
    Paris Rich (Source: KAIT)Paris Rich (Source: KAIT)

    Three Jonesboro High School students are in the running to be National Merit Scholars.

    Three Jonesboro High School students are in the running to be National Merit Scholars.

  • Two JHS students get perfect score on ACT

    Two JHS students get perfect score on ACT

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:57:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:05:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Two Region 8 students achieved something not many do during their high school career.

    Two Region 8 students achieved something not many do during their high school career.

  • Street repaving project slated to begin in Oak Grove Heights

    Street repaving project slated to begin in Oak Grove Heights

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:55:29 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:45:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Work to repave several roads in Oak Grove Heights is expected to begin at the end of this month.

    Work to repave several roads in Oak Grove Heights is expected to begin at the end of this month.

  • 12-year-old cancer survivor urges you to sign up for St. Jude Walk/Run

    12-year-old cancer survivor urges you to sign up for St. Jude Walk/Run

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:45:41 GMT
    Jayde Gordon and her mother Kristy Pelt (Source: WMC Action News 5)Jayde Gordon and her mother Kristy Pelt (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    A child cancer survivor with her own team for the St. Jude Walk/Run is urging more people to donate and sign up for the race this weekend.

    A child cancer survivor with her own team for the St. Jude Walk/Run is urging more people to donate and sign up for the race this weekend.

  • Sheriff's department investigates cemetery vandalism

    Sheriff's department investigates cemetery vandalism

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:55:33 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:01:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Craighead County cemetery experienced vandalism Tuesday night after someone drove over tombstones causing thousands of dollars in damage.

    A Craighead County cemetery experienced vandalism Tuesday night after someone drove over tombstones causing thousands of dollars in damage.

  • School district demands county to act on dangerous gravel road

    School district demands county to act on dangerous gravel road

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:36:53 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:53:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After several reported wrecks involving students on County Road 431 near the Valley View High School, the school district is desperately wanting a solution to the gravel road. According to Dr. Haley Fitzgerald, a grant writer for the  Valley View School District, at least nine wrecks have taken place on CR 431 in only two years.

    After several reported wrecks involving students on County Road 431 near the Valley View High School, the school district is desperately wanting a solution to the gravel road. According to Dr. Haley Fitzgerald, a grant writer for the  Valley View School District, at least nine wrecks have taken place on CR 431 in only two years.

  • Project shows what it's like having dementia, Alzheimer’s

    Project shows what it's like having dementia, Alzheimer’s

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:51:00 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Memphians who have loved ones suffering from dementia got the chance to take a walk in their shoes. 

    Memphians who have loved ones suffering from dementia got the chance to take a walk in their shoes. 

  • White County deputies search for theft suspect

    White County deputies search for theft suspect

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:43:17 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:50:50 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    White County authorities are looking for information about a theft of an ATV from a warehouse earlier this month. 

    White County authorities are looking for information about a theft of an ATV from a warehouse earlier this month. 

  • Pot plants land man in jail, Sheriff says

    Pot plants land man in jail, Sheriff says

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:35:11 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:44:31 GMT
    Dustin Clouse (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Dustin Clouse (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Craighead County man faces a felony drug charge after authorities reportedly found nearly 30 marijuana plants on his property, Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said Wednesday. 

    A Craighead County man faces a felony drug charge after authorities reportedly found nearly 30 marijuana plants on his property, Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said Wednesday. 

  • House fire under investigation

    House fire under investigation

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:53:30 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:36:14 GMT
    (Source: Tuckerman Fire Dept. and EMS via Facebook)(Source: Tuckerman Fire Dept. and EMS via Facebook)

    Authorities are attempting to find out the cause of a fire Tuesday morning that damaged a home, Tuckerman Fire Chief Wrotie Koller said. 

    Authorities are attempting to find out the cause of a fire Tuesday morning that damaged a home, Tuckerman Fire Chief Wrotie Koller said. 

  • Injured Arkansas inmate dies in hospital

    Injured Arkansas inmate dies in hospital

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:04:05 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died after being hospitalized with a head injury in an incident being investigated by state police.

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died after being hospitalized with a head injury in an incident being investigated by state police.

  • Bono finds use for neglected old school grounds

    Bono finds use for neglected old school grounds

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:24:27 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:39:37 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The old Bono School grounds will soon go from a neglected piece of land to a useful one.

    The old Bono School grounds will soon go from a neglected piece of land to a useful one.

  • Seconds count during emergencies, firefighters learn

    Seconds count during emergencies, firefighters learn

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:55:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:36:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Firefighters train to make sure they're ready when seconds count.

    Firefighters train to make sure they're ready when seconds count.

  • AG launches program at JHS to tackle opioid abuse

    AG launches program at JHS to tackle opioid abuse

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:20:15 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:29:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge made a pit stop at Jonesboro High School Wednesday to launch a new program.

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge made a pit stop at Jonesboro High School Wednesday to launch a new program.

  • CASA expanding location to Mississippi County

    CASA expanding location to Mississippi County

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:13:15 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:45:14 GMT
    (Source: CASA of the 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas)(Source: CASA of the 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas)

    CASA just took a leap in the right direction to serve children in foster care after expanding locations in the 2nd Judicial District in Arkansas.

    CASA just took a leap in the right direction to serve children in foster care after expanding locations in the 2nd Judicial District in Arkansas.

  • September Teacher of the Month: Natasha Turner

    September Teacher of the Month: Natasha Turner

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:19:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:43:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Lawrence County teacher was selected as our September Teacher of the Month.

    A Lawrence County teacher was selected as our September Teacher of the Month.

  • Follow the signs: hospital lists new way to enter ER

    Follow the signs: hospital lists new way to enter ER

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:42:21 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:41:40 GMT

    A Jonesboro hospital has new directions for those heading to the emergency room using their own vehicle.

    A Jonesboro hospital has new directions for those heading to the emergency room using their own vehicle.

  • Mother blames "bad day" for leaving 3 kids in hot car

    Mother blames "bad day" for leaving 3 kids in hot car

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:05:31 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:16:02 GMT
    Jennifer Michelle Arnold (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jennifer Michelle Arnold (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman on suspicion of child endangerment after they say she left three small children in a hot car while she got her daily dose of methadone.

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman on suspicion of child endangerment after they say she left three small children in a hot car while she got her daily dose of methadone.

  • ASU receives largest estate gift ever

    ASU receives largest estate gift ever

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:38:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:03:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Two Arkansas State University alumni leave over $3 million to ASU Foundation.

    Two Arkansas State University alumni leave over $3 million to ASU Foundation.

  • New store to "pop" up in Jonesboro

    New store to "pop" up in Jonesboro

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:35:34 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:01:56 GMT

    Jonesboro will soon have a new gourmet popcorn and candy shop.

    Jonesboro will soon have a new gourmet popcorn and candy shop.

  • breaking

    ASP: Man involved in fatal crash was huffing air duster

    ASP: Man involved in fatal crash was huffing air duster

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:27:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:44:27 GMT
    Joe Lee Brinkley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Joe Lee Brinkley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Arkansas State Police say a man involved in a head-on collision last month that claimed the life of a Greene County minister was huffing air duster at the time of the crash.

    Arkansas State Police say a man involved in a head-on collision last month that claimed the life of a Greene County minister was huffing air duster at the time of the crash.

  • Paragould candy store announces closure

    Paragould candy store announces closure

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:57:11 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:22:47 GMT

    A downtown Paragould candy shop announced on social media that they will be closing their doors.

    A downtown Paragould candy shop announced on social media that they will be closing their doors.

  • Valley View second graders ready to rock kindness across Region 8

    Valley View second graders ready to rock kindness across Region 8

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:29:23 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:44:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Kindness will soon rock across Region 8.

    Kindness will soon rock across Region 8.

  • Multiple crews battle Lawrence Co. fire

    Multiple crews battle Lawrence Co. fire

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:17:56 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:08:24 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Multiple fire departments responded to a fire in on County Road 534 in Cloverbend early Wednesday morning.

    Multiple fire departments responded to a fire in on County Road 534 in Cloverbend early Wednesday morning.

  • Football/field house project approved in Trumann

    Football/field house project approved in Trumann

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-08-24 01:24:38 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:41:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A plan to upgrade the football program at Trumann found the end zone Tuesday as voters there approved a restructuring of the district's millage rate. 

    A plan to upgrade the football program at Trumann found the end zone Tuesday as voters there approved a restructuring of the district's millage rate. 

  • Marked Tree approves millage vote

    Marked Tree approves millage vote

    Thursday, August 24 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-08-24 15:31:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:31:52 GMT
    (Source: mtree.k12.ar.us)(Source: mtree.k12.ar.us)

    A proposed six-mill increase for the Marked Tree School District had clear sailing Tuesday after voters overwhelmingly approved the request. 

    A proposed six-mill increase for the Marked Tree School District had clear sailing Tuesday after voters overwhelmingly approved the request. 

  • Mexico earthquake felt at A-State Queretero campus

    Mexico earthquake felt at A-State Queretero campus

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:49:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:53:28 GMT
    Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)

    A powerful earthquake in Mexico was felt at the Arkansas State University – Queretero campus.

    A powerful earthquake in Mexico was felt at the Arkansas State University – Queretero campus.

  • Police investigate 30 plus storage unit break-ins

    Police investigate 30 plus storage unit break-ins

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:35:26 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:44:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After several storage unit break-ins were reported over the past couple of weeks, the Paragould Police Department is actively searching for the culprit or culprits.

    After several storage unit break-ins were reported over the past couple of weeks, the Paragould Police Department is actively searching for the culprit or culprits.

  • Construction progresses on Black River Bridge

    Construction progresses on Black River Bridge

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:32:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:40:58 GMT
    (Source: Jim Toney)(Source: Jim Toney)

    The new Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is progressing in construction as the project has been ongoing for a while.

    The new Black River Bridge in Pocahontas is progressing in construction as the project has been ongoing for a while.

  • Residents speak out against pay raises for elected officials

    Residents speak out against pay raises for elected officials

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:28 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:28:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:38:18 GMT
    Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)

    In Tuesday night’s Jonesboro City Council meeting, the proposed pay raises for elected officials got the green light to move to its third reading but not after residents spoke out against the ordinance.

    In Tuesday night’s Jonesboro City Council meeting, the proposed pay raises for elected officials got the green light to move to its third reading but not after residents spoke out against the ordinance.

  • Craighead County voters head to polls for school board elections

    Craighead County voters head to polls for school board elections

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:23:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:35:20 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Craighead County voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide several school board races in the annual school board election. 

    Craighead County voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide several school board races in the annual school board election. 

  • School district plans next step after millage failure

    School district plans next step after millage failure

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:20:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A proposed four-mill increase for the Greene County Tech School District failed by a large margin Tuesday, according to the Greene County Clerk's office. 

    A proposed four-mill increase for the Greene County Tech School District failed by a large margin Tuesday, according to the Greene County Clerk's office. 

  • Report: Cell phone videos show disturbance at prison

    Report: Cell phone videos show disturbance at prison

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:44:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:59:04 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A pair of cell phone videos reportedly showed a disturbance that injured three inmates at the Cummins Unit as well as creates a series of questions as to how the video was recorded, according to a report from Little Rock television station KARK. 

    A pair of cell phone videos reportedly showed a disturbance that injured three inmates at the Cummins Unit as well as creates a series of questions as to how the video was recorded, according to a report from Little Rock television station KARK. 

  • Company prepares for future after storm

    Company prepares for future after storm

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:42:56 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:55:20 GMT
    A storm on Monday afternoon destroyed the Beelman Truck Company in Armorel. (Source: KAIT)A storm on Monday afternoon destroyed the Beelman Truck Company in Armorel. (Source: KAIT)

    The three employees who were at Beelman Truck Company Monday afternoon when a severe storm destroyed the building they were in said they were lucky to be alive after what happened. 

    The three employees who were at Beelman Truck Company Monday afternoon when a severe storm destroyed the building they were in said they were lucky to be alive after what happened. 

  • Date set for 2018 Race for the Cure

    Date set for 2018 Race for the Cure

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:31:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:52:58 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Susan G Komen website)(Source: Arkansas Susan G Komen website)

    An event that raises money for breast cancer research and awareness will be held April 28, a volunteer and longtime supporter of the event told Jonesboro City Council members Tuesday night. 

    An event that raises money for breast cancer research and awareness will be held April 28, a volunteer and longtime supporter of the event told Jonesboro City Council members Tuesday night. 

  • Apartment complex builds housing, hope, Mayor says

    Apartment complex builds housing, hope, Mayor says

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:12:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:51:03 GMT
    A vacant field behind Walmart is slated to be a 48-duplex apartment complex in Osceola. (Source: KAIT)A vacant field behind Walmart is slated to be a 48-duplex apartment complex in Osceola. (Source: KAIT)

    A 48 duplex complex set to be built in Osceola can provide people with a place to live as well as benefit the area, Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said Tuesday. 

    A 48 duplex complex set to be built in Osceola can provide people with a place to live as well as benefit the area, Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said Tuesday. 

  • Stoddard Co. ambulance crew home after helping hurricane victims

    Stoddard Co. ambulance crew home after helping hurricane victims

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:09:12 GMT

    Staff from Stoddard County Ambulance District returned home from Florida where they were helping victims of Hurricane Irma.

    Staff from Stoddard County Ambulance District returned home from Florida where they were helping victims of Hurricane Irma.

  • Abandoned downtown building could become hotel

    Abandoned downtown building could become hotel

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:58:53 GMT
    Could the abandoned 100 North Main building become downtown's next hotel? (Source: WMC Action News 5)Could the abandoned 100 North Main building become downtown's next hotel? (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Could the tallest building in Downtown Memphis soon be the site of a new hotel? A possible plan was released for 100 North Main, the abandoned building that has been targeted by vandals in recent months.

    Could the tallest building in Downtown Memphis soon be the site of a new hotel? A possible plan was released for 100 North Main, the abandoned building that has been targeted by vandals in recent months.

  • Police department warns of ticket scam

    Police department warns of ticket scam

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:30:58 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:49:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    If you have received an email from someone saying you have received a traffic ticket from the Mountain View Police Department, authorities said Tuesday that you should ignore it. 

    If you have received an email from someone saying you have received a traffic ticket from the Mountain View Police Department, authorities said Tuesday that you should ignore it. 

  • Police: Man hit woman in face with full beer can

    Police: Man hit woman in face with full beer can

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:22:43 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:08:39 GMT
    Rick Jefferson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Rick Jefferson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause Tuesday to charge a Jonesboro man with a felony after police said he threw a full can of beer at a woman, hitting her in the face.

    A judge found probable cause Tuesday to charge a Jonesboro man with a felony after police said he threw a full can of beer at a woman, hitting her in the face.

  • Witness: Home invasion suspects were "here to regulate"

    Witness: Home invasion suspects were "here to regulate"

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:08:01 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:56:56 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a late night home invasion that left two men battered and bruised.

    Jonesboro police are investigating a late night home invasion that left two men battered and bruised.

  • JET ridership sets record high in August

    JET ridership sets record high in August

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:31:25 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:53:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Consistency seems to be paying off for Jonesboro’s public bus service.

    Consistency seems to be paying off for Jonesboro’s public bus service.

  • Arkansas governor backs renewed health law repeal effort

    Arkansas governor backs renewed health law repeal effort

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:48:51 GMT
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)

    Arkansas' Republican governor is backing a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, saying the latest measure addresses his concerns that past proposals would have shifted too much...

    Arkansas' Republican governor is backing a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, saying the latest measure addresses his concerns that past proposals would have shifted too much...

  • Bond set for man charged with rape

    Bond set for man charged with rape

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 16:06:16 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:20:17 GMT
    Matthew Simpson (Source: Randolph Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Matthew Simpson (Source: Randolph Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A man charged with rape appeared in court this week.

    A man charged with rape appeared in court this week.

  • Paragould man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    Paragould man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:58:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:05:12 GMT
    Delbert Eugene Miller (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Office)Delbert Eugene Miller (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Office)

    A Paragould man who police say admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl won't spend time in prison.

    A Paragould man who police say admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl won't spend time in prison.

  • WBC freezes tuition, adds band program

    WBC freezes tuition, adds band program

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:00:54 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:27:45 GMT
    (Source: Williams Baptist College)(Source: Williams Baptist College)

    One aspect of a local college will remain the same while they also add something new.

    One aspect of a local college will remain the same while they also add something new.

  • Bay wired and ready for Harvest Festival

    Bay wired and ready for Harvest Festival

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:36:43 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:50:18 GMT
    (Source: Harvest Festival Committee)(Source: Harvest Festival Committee)

    Bay is wired for its Harvest Festival, quite literally.

    Bay is wired for its Harvest Festival, quite literally.

  • Burglars hit 2 cell phone businesses in an hour

    Burglars hit 2 cell phone businesses in an hour

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:30:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:42:33 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Burglars kept Jonesboro police hopping from one business to another early Tuesday morning.

    Burglars kept Jonesboro police hopping from one business to another early Tuesday morning.

  • Police investigate numerous Jonesboro car break-ins

    Police investigate numerous Jonesboro car break-ins

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:22:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:19:14 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating about 20 car break-ins over the weekend that have left officers busy and numerous residents alarmed.

    Jonesboro police are investigating about 20 car break-ins over the weekend that have left officers busy and numerous residents alarmed.

  • Police work to keep fair traffic problems at minimum

    Police work to keep fair traffic problems at minimum

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:29:16 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:12:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A lot of planning and preparation has been done to keep NEA District Fair traffic at a minimal cluster this year, officials said Monday.

    A lot of planning and preparation has been done to keep NEA District Fair traffic at a minimal cluster this year, officials said Monday.

  • Paragould baseball figure passes away

    Paragould baseball figure passes away

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:08:42 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-09-19 10:51:52 GMT
    Orland Crail (Source: GCT Baseball via Facebook)Orland Crail (Source: GCT Baseball via Facebook)

    A long-time baseball figure in Paragould has passed away.

    A long-time baseball figure in Paragould has passed away.

  • Restaurant looking for new owner

    Restaurant looking for new owner

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:55:34 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:10:37 GMT
    According to a Facebook post, the owners of Presley's Drive In in Jonesboro are looking to sell the restaurant. (Source: KAIT)According to a Facebook post, the owners of Presley's Drive In in Jonesboro are looking to sell the restaurant. (Source: KAIT)

    One of the oldest restaurants in Jonesboro is looking for a new owner. 

    One of the oldest restaurants in Jonesboro is looking for a new owner. 

  • A Better Region 8: Greek life at A-State

    A Better Region 8: Greek life at A-State

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:50:47 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:56:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    It was the decision that reverberated across A-State's campus. 

    It was the decision that reverberated across A-State's campus. 

  • Air Choice One to offer new destination

    Air Choice One to offer new destination

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:19:26 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:46:32 GMT
    Air Choice One has submitted a proposal to provide air service to St. Louis and New Orleans, company officials said Monday. (Source: KAIT)Air Choice One has submitted a proposal to provide air service to St. Louis and New Orleans, company officials said Monday. (Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro residents may have a new way to go to the Big Easy, according to officials with an airline that provides service to Jonesboro. 

    Jonesboro residents may have a new way to go to the Big Easy, according to officials with an airline that provides service to Jonesboro. 

  • Local pharmacists submit application for medical marijuana

    Local pharmacists submit application for medical marijuana

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:27:20 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:41:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Tuesday was the deadline to submit an application for a medical marijuana facility and cultivation unit, and two Region 8 pharmacists are confident their application will be approved.

    Tuesday was the deadline to submit an application for a medical marijuana facility and cultivation unit, and two Region 8 pharmacists are confident their application will be approved.

  • Search warrant uncovers stolen guns, marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags

    Search warrant uncovers stolen guns, marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:12:17 GMT
    Kane Marcus Hunt (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)Kane Marcus Hunt (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

    Jonesboro police uncovered more than a pound of pot and numerous weapons while executing a search warrant at a home on Hill Drive.

    Jonesboro police uncovered more than a pound of pot and numerous weapons while executing a search warrant at a home on Hill Drive.

  • School to begin construction on safe room soon

    School to begin construction on safe room soon

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:51:42 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:05:56 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Plans to build a safe room at Piggott High School are moving forward.

    Plans to build a safe room at Piggott High School are moving forward.

  • Lake City council approves chicken ordinance

    Lake City council approves chicken ordinance

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:20:01 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:02:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A proposal to create a chicken ordinance in Lake City was approved Monday night by council members. 

    A proposal to create a chicken ordinance in Lake City was approved Monday night by council members. 

  • Storm destroys building, flooding closes elementary school

    Storm destroys building, flooding closes elementary school

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:19:54 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:53:08 GMT
    A severe storm destroyed the Beelman Truck Company in Armorel Monday. (Source: Mississippi County Deputy Steve Lancaster)A severe storm destroyed the Beelman Truck Company in Armorel Monday. (Source: Mississippi County Deputy Steve Lancaster)

    A building in the Armorel area was completely destroyed Monday afternoon as severe storms moved into the area, officials said Monday. 

    A building in the Armorel area was completely destroyed Monday afternoon as severe storms moved into the area, officials said Monday. 

  • Deputies' training now done in house, sheriff says

    Deputies' training now done in house, sheriff says

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:06:57 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:43:26 GMT
    Greene County deputies are now doing a lot of their training in house, saving taxpayer money, Sheriff David Carter said. (Source: KAIT)Greene County deputies are now doing a lot of their training in house, saving taxpayer money, Sheriff David Carter said. (Source: KAIT)

    The cost of training an officer can be expensive, Greene County Sheriff David Carter said Monday. 

    The cost of training an officer can be expensive, Greene County Sheriff David Carter said Monday. 

  • A-State, Walnut Ridge, Imboden sign training site leases

    A-State, Walnut Ridge, Imboden sign training site leases

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:49:17 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:23:54 GMT
    Officials with Arkansas State University, Walnut Ridge and Imboden signed a 50-year lease Monday to build disaster training facilities in both towns. (Source: KAIT)Officials with Arkansas State University, Walnut Ridge and Imboden signed a 50-year lease Monday to build disaster training facilities in both towns. (Source: KAIT)

    An agreement between Arkansas State University and two Lawrence County towns will help train people working in emergencies and will provide an economic boost to the area, officials said Monday. 

    An agreement between Arkansas State University and two Lawrence County towns will help train people working in emergencies and will provide an economic boost to the area, officials said Monday. 

  • New security system enters next step, superintendent says

    New security system enters next step, superintendent says

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:06:29 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:49:10 GMT
    Piggott school officials have installed a magnetic lock system at the school. (Source: KAIT)Piggott school officials have installed a magnetic lock system at the school. (Source: KAIT)

    A new magnetic lock system at the Piggott School District will help protect students, teachers and staff, with the next step involving educating people about the system, the school's interim superintendent said Monday. 

    A new magnetic lock system at the Piggott School District will help protect students, teachers and staff, with the next step involving educating people about the system, the school's interim superintendent said Monday. 

  • Witnesses report victim "savagely beaten" during unprovoked attack

    Witnesses report victim "savagely beaten" during unprovoked attack

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:46:49 GMT
    Dallas Gillihan (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)Dallas Gillihan (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)

    A student at Arkansas State faces charges of battery in the 2nd degree after witnesses told police he “savagely” beat another student. In late August, a student at Arkansas State reported to the University Police Department that he was the victim of an “unprovoked physical attack”. 

    A student at Arkansas State faces charges of battery in the 2nd degree after witnesses told police he “savagely” beat another student. In late August, a student at Arkansas State reported to the University Police Department that he was the victim of an “unprovoked physical attack”. 

  • School fundraising for St. Jude

    School fundraising for St. Jude

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:10:42 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:42:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Piggott School District is raising money for St. Jude Research Hospital during the month of September.

    The Piggott School District is raising money for St. Jude Research Hospital during the month of September.

  • JPD: Man accused of cashing stolen check said he was "hungry"

    JPD: Man accused of cashing stolen check said he was "hungry"

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:08:11 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:30:57 GMT
    James Matthew Fine (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)James Matthew Fine (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man accused of cashing a stolen check apologized, but told police he was hungry.

    A man accused of cashing a stolen check apologized, but told police he was hungry.

  • Woman accused of trying to run over man with car

    Woman accused of trying to run over man with car

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:32:39 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:25:57 GMT
    Donya Prince (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Donya Prince (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Saturday night after they say she tried to run over a man with her car, twice.

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Saturday night after they say she tried to run over a man with her car, twice.

  • Slideshow: Sept. 17-23 mug shots

    Slideshow: Sept. 17-23 mug shots

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:21:56 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:25:00 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

  • Suspected gambling house busted, 8 arrested

    Suspected gambling house busted, 8 arrested

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:55:35 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:20:51 GMT

    Police investigating complaints of a suspected gambling house made eight arrests along with seizing drugs and cash.

    Police investigating complaints of a suspected gambling house made eight arrests along with seizing drugs and cash.

  • NEW DETAILS: Judge finds probable cause to charge 2 with Church's Chicken robbery

    NEW DETAILS: Judge finds probable cause to charge 2 with Church's Chicken robbery

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:01:34 GMT
    Travis Centrell Williams (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Travis Centrell Williams (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Two men suspected in an armed robbery at Church’s Chicken appeared in court Monday.

    Two men suspected in an armed robbery at Church’s Chicken appeared in court Monday.

  • Man who died after fighting with deputies has been identified

    Man who died after fighting with deputies has been identified

    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-09-17 03:22:23 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:17:12 GMT
    Cleburne County Sheriff's Office (Source: Cleburne County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)Cleburne County Sheriff's Office (Source: Cleburne County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

    The man who died after a fight with sheriff’s deputies in Cleburne County Saturday night has been identified.

    The man who died after a fight with sheriff’s deputies in Cleburne County Saturday night has been identified.

  • Arkansas inmate dead after discovered unconscious in cell

    Arkansas inmate dead after discovered unconscious in cell

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:47:52 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Arkansas State Police will investigate the death of an inmate who was discovered unconscious in his cell last week.

    The Arkansas State Police will investigate the death of an inmate who was discovered unconscious in his cell last week.

  • Jonesboro man killed in Randolph Co. crash

    Jonesboro man killed in Randolph Co. crash

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:31 AM EDT2017-09-18 10:31:52 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:31:09 GMT
    Crews were called to a crash Monday morning on Hwy. 67 south near Gum Stump Road. (Source: KAIT)Crews were called to a crash Monday morning on Hwy. 67 south near Gum Stump Road. (Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State Police has released more information about a fatal crash in Randolph County.

    Arkansas State Police has released more information about a fatal crash in Randolph County.

  • 3 seriously injured in separate weekend crashes

    3 seriously injured in separate weekend crashes

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:50 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:50:08 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:39:00 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Two crashes in Missouri were reported over the weekend with three people, including a teenager, sustaining serious injuries.

    Two crashes in Missouri were reported over the weekend with three people, including a teenager, sustaining serious injuries.

  • JPD reports overall crime down in August, year-to-year

    JPD reports overall crime down in August, year-to-year

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:50:25 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:05:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Overall crime in the city of Jonesboro has fallen in the past year, according to new data from the police department.

    Overall crime in the city of Jonesboro has fallen in the past year, according to new data from the police department.

  • MSHP announces new laws for drivers during harvest season

    MSHP announces new laws for drivers during harvest season

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:32:58 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Officials with the MSHP would like motorists to be aware of a recent change in law that affects motorists during the upcoming and future harvest seasons.

    Officials with the MSHP would like motorists to be aware of a recent change in law that affects motorists during the upcoming and future harvest seasons.

  • Firefighter's truck broken into at station

    Firefighter's truck broken into at station

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:07:17 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:12:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Fire Department is warning its employees not to keep personal items in their vehicles after a recent theft. 

    The Jonesboro Fire Department is warning its employees not to keep personal items in their vehicles after a recent theft. 

  • Inmate who escaped from Cross Co. Jail in custody, Sheriff says

    Inmate who escaped from Cross Co. Jail in custody, Sheriff says

    Sunday, September 17 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-17 20:49:52 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:51:26 GMT
    Bryan Baldwin (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Department)Bryan Baldwin (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Department)

    According to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, a man who escaped from the Cross County jail Friday is now back in custody. 

    According to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, a man who escaped from the Cross County jail Friday is now back in custody. 

  • NEA District Fair prepares for another year on church grounds

    NEA District Fair prepares for another year on church grounds

    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:07:50 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:44:01 GMT
    The property at the Nettleton Baptist Church will host the NEA District Fair this week. (Source: KAIT)The property at the Nettleton Baptist Church will host the NEA District Fair this week. (Source: KAIT)

    The NEA District Fair starts Monday and for the second year in a row, the event will be held on a Jonesboro church's property. 

    The NEA District Fair starts Monday and for the second year in a row, the event will be held on a Jonesboro church's property. 

  • ICare 5K fundraiser held

    ICare 5K fundraiser held

    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-09-17 01:44:28 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-09-17 18:10:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The second annual ICare 5K Family Fun Run was held on Saturday.

    The second annual ICare 5K Family Fun Run was held on Saturday.

  • Wong returns to Cardinals lineup after back issue

    Wong returns to Cardinals lineup after back issue

    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-09-17 18:02:16 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the lineup after being sidelined by back spasms.

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the lineup after being sidelined by back spasms.

  • Dog rescued, adopted after being abandoned on side of road

    Dog rescued, adopted after being abandoned on side of road

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:35:15 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:35:15 GMT

    The 1-year-old dog was taken in by the SPCA and has already been adopted.

    The 1-year-old dog was taken in by the SPCA and has already been adopted.

  • Kyle Hendricks, Addison Russell lead Cubs over Cardinals 4-1

    Kyle Hendricks, Addison Russell lead Cubs over Cardinals 4-1

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:34:38 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Addison Russell homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday to increase their NL Central lead.

    Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Addison Russell homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday to increase their NL Central lead.

  • St. Jude patient named honorary coach for Memphis Tigers game

    St. Jude patient named honorary coach for Memphis Tigers game

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-09-17 11:48:09 GMT
    Wyatt Deel (Source: WMC Action News 5)Wyatt Deel (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    A St. Jude patient got the chance of a lifetime at the Memphis Tigers game against UCLA Saturday. 

    A St. Jude patient got the chance of a lifetime at the Memphis Tigers game against UCLA Saturday. 

  • Jonesboro man to head to Texas for hurricane relief

    Jonesboro man to head to Texas for hurricane relief

    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-09-17 01:37:51 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-17 02:00:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro resident Ray Sandy plans to head to Beaumont, Texas to help with hurricane relief this week.

    Jonesboro resident Ray Sandy plans to head to Beaumont, Texas to help with hurricane relief this week.

  • NC's 'Shelly Island' no longer an island

    NC's 'Shelly Island' no longer an island

    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-09-17 00:36:15 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-09-17 00:47:34 GMT
    Shelly Island, which appeared suddenly in June off the North Carolina coast, has now connected with land, losing its island status - for now. (Source: CNN)Shelly Island, which appeared suddenly in June off the North Carolina coast, has now connected with land, losing its island status - for now. (Source: CNN)

    Shelly Island, which erupted off the coast of North Carolina in June, has now connected with land, experts say. It's unknown if the land mass will separate from the coast again. 

    Shelly Island, which erupted off the coast of North Carolina in June, has now connected with land, experts say. It's unknown if the land mass will separate from the coast again. 

  • Crews to replace railroad crossing near Ravenden

    Crews to replace railroad crossing near Ravenden

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:47:57 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-09-16 15:06:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to state representative Fran Cavenaugh, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe company will soon replace the railroad crossing along Highway 63 near Ravenden.

    According to state representative Fran Cavenaugh, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe company will soon replace the railroad crossing along Highway 63 near Ravenden.

  • University addresses rumors with Greek life regulations

    University addresses rumors with Greek life regulations

    Saturday, September 16 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-09-16 04:04:46 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-09-16 13:14:14 GMT
    Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)

    Monday was the start of Safety week for Arkansas State University where Greek Life also met to discuss their rules and regulations. However, during that discussion, a misunderstanding of the university’s intentions led to many Greek life members being on edge.

    Monday was the start of Safety week for Arkansas State University where Greek Life also met to discuss their rules and regulations. However, during that discussion, a misunderstanding of the university’s intentions led to many Greek life members being on edge.

  • Girl dragged by bus, mom speaks out

    Girl dragged by bus, mom speaks out

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:49:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-16 04:00:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Nettleton School District is without a bus driver after he closed the door on a child’s backpack and dragged her a few feet down the road.

    The Nettleton School District is without a bus driver after he closed the door on a child’s backpack and dragged her a few feet down the road.

  • Firefighter's home damaged by morning fire

    Firefighter's home damaged by morning fire

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:15:46 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:37:45 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    An early morning fire tore through a home of a Cash firefighter Friday. Now his department is pulling together to help.

    An early morning fire tore through a home of a Cash firefighter Friday. Now his department is pulling together to help.

  • Fire department gets new wheels

    Fire department gets new wheels

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:21:46 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:35:54 GMT
    (Source: Dave Lawrence)(Source: Dave Lawrence)

    The Ravenden Fire Department has a new addition to their fleet that they can take pride in.

    The Ravenden Fire Department has a new addition to their fleet that they can take pride in.

  • Fans gear up for home opener

    Fans gear up for home opener

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:29:14 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-09-16 03:34:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With Saturday being the Red Wolves home opener game, many fans celebrated Friday evening at the Big Great A-State Tailgate.

    With Saturday being the Red Wolves home opener game, many fans celebrated Friday evening at the Big Great A-State Tailgate.

  • Walmart unveils plans of new headquarters

    Walmart unveils plans of new headquarters

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:52:47 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:08:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Walmart unveiled plans for a new headquarters in Bentonville Friday.

    Walmart unveiled plans for a new headquarters in Bentonville Friday.

  • Repoed construction equipment stolen from bank, then found in field

    Repoed construction equipment stolen from bank, then found in field

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:59:51 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:07:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A piece of construction equipment stolen from a bank was found in a field.

    A piece of construction equipment stolen from a bank was found in a field.

  • Festival brings economic boom to city

    Festival brings economic boom to city

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:30:41 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:03:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Thousands of people are expected to flood into Walnut Ridge over the weekend for the annual Beatles at the Ridge festival.

    Thousands of people are expected to flood into Walnut Ridge over the weekend for the annual Beatles at the Ridge festival.

  • Journalist remembers getting scoop on arrival of Beatles

    Journalist remembers getting scoop on arrival of Beatles

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:35:36 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:57:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    When the Beatles landed in Walnut Ridge that Friday night in September 1964, word spread around town that a famous band was in town.

    When the Beatles landed in Walnut Ridge that Friday night in September 1964, word spread around town that a famous band was in town.

  • Brookland students paint mural for Walnut Ridge festival

    Brookland students paint mural for Walnut Ridge festival

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:40:56 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:49:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Brookland High School students arrived in Walnut Ridge around 1:00 Friday afternoon to paint a mural.

    Brookland High School students arrived in Walnut Ridge around 1:00 Friday afternoon to paint a mural.

  • Volunteers help GCT teachers attend funeral for colleague's children

    Volunteers help GCT teachers attend funeral for colleague's children

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:37:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One Paragould family experienced Friday what no family should ever go through. Blake and Haley Deck laid their two young children to rest.

    One Paragould family experienced Friday what no family should ever go through. Blake and Haley Deck laid their two young children to rest.

  • BB vandals take aim at woman's home, car

    BB vandals take aim at woman's home, car

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:41:08 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:58:22 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Someone opened fire on a Jonesboro woman’s home and car Wednesday night with a BB gun, police say.

    Someone opened fire on a Jonesboro woman’s home and car Wednesday night with a BB gun, police say.

  • JPD investigating armed robbery at woman's home

    JPD investigating armed robbery at woman's home

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:32:17 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:38:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro woman told police two men forced their way into her home early Thursday morning and robbed her at gunpoint.

    A Jonesboro woman told police two men forced their way into her home early Thursday morning and robbed her at gunpoint.

  • A-State Board of Trustees approve disaster preparedness facility

    A-State Board of Trustees approve disaster preparedness facility

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-09-15 15:48:54 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:25:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    From a new weapon's policy to disaster training facilities, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground during their meeting Friday.

    From a new weapon's policy to disaster training facilities, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground during their meeting Friday.

  • Health inspectors find more than a dozen problems at one restaurant

    Health inspectors find more than a dozen problems at one restaurant

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:11:38 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:23:04 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Restaurant and food service inspections conducted throughout Region 8 during the past two weeks.

    Restaurant and food service inspections conducted throughout Region 8 during the past two weeks.

  • Heeey FOX!: Stafford and Frigo mark 20 years of radio fun

    Heeey FOX!: Stafford and Frigo mark 20 years of radio fun

    Friday, September 15 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-09-15 19:17:39 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-09-15 19:31:38 GMT

    Trey Stafford and Jim Frigo continue to keep the fun coming after two decades of being on the air in Northeast Arkansas.

    Trey Stafford and Jim Frigo continue to keep the fun coming after two decades of being on the air in Northeast Arkansas.

  • DHS identifies info breach for thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries

    DHS identifies info breach for thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-09-15 17:04:15 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:56:53 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services announced an information breach for thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries.

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services announced an information breach for thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries.

  • GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Man cited after leaving three cats to die in trailer

    GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Man cited after leaving three cats to die in trailer

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-09-15 17:01:52 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:52:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro Animal Control cited a man with animal cruelty after they say he left three cats in a mobile home to die.

    Jonesboro Animal Control cited a man with animal cruelty after they say he left three cats in a mobile home to die.

  • Trucker accused of driving off with company's big rig

    Trucker accused of driving off with company's big rig

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:35:57 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:44:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The owner of a Jonesboro trucking company told police a man hauled off one of his trucks and a flatbed.

    The owner of a Jonesboro trucking company told police a man hauled off one of his trucks and a flatbed.

  • 3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prison

    3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prison

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:59:36 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas officials say three inmates were injured in a "disturbance" at a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police.

    Arkansas officials say three inmates were injured in a "disturbance" at a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police.

  • Criminal justice department named after fallen police officer

    Criminal justice department named after fallen police officer

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:23:43 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:59:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    An officer killed serving his community will have his name honored at a facility dedicated to teaching others about serving justice.

    An officer killed serving his community will have his name honored at a facility dedicated to teaching others about serving justice.

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    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is trying to bring back the population of an endangered and rare aquatic salamander.

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  • Arkansas man injured helping restore power after Irma

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    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A spokeswoman for Georgia Power Company says an Arkansas man was injured while helping restore power in Georgia following Hurricane Irma.

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  • Miss Craighead County Rice 2017 reveals signature dish

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    Miss Craighead County Rice 2017, Anna Mae Roemer, displays her signature dish, "Buffalo Ranch Cheesy Chicken & Rice." (Source: KAIT-TV)Miss Craighead County Rice 2017, Anna Mae Roemer, displays her signature dish, "Buffalo Ranch Cheesy Chicken & Rice." (Source: KAIT-TV)

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