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  • Man killed in Missouri crash

    Man killed in Missouri crash

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:19:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:32:32 GMT
    Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol Facebook page)Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol Facebook page)
    Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol Facebook page)Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol Facebook page)

    A Southeast Missouri man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, according to an online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

    A Southeast Missouri man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, according to an online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

  • NEA Humane Society holds cat adoption event

    NEA Humane Society holds cat adoption event

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:25:19 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:48:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Northeast Arkansas Humane Society is hosting a Feline Freedom Adoption Frenzy in honor of July 4th.

    The Northeast Arkansas Humane Society is hosting a Feline Freedom Adoption Frenzy in honor of July 4th.

  • Mayor: Corning Walmart set to close in July

    Mayor: Corning Walmart set to close in July

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:26:48 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:05:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Walmart in Region 8 is closing within the month, according to the Corning mayor.

    A Walmart in Region 8 is closing within the month, according to the Corning mayor.

  • Dollar General store destroyed by Friday fire

    Dollar General store destroyed by Friday fire

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:35:05 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:47:09 GMT

    A Jonesboro Dollar General store is a total loss after a fire Friday night

    A Jonesboro Dollar General store is a total loss after a fire Friday night

  • ASP: One killed in Clay County crash

    ASP: One killed in Clay County crash

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:38:11 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:51:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A person was killed in a single-vehicle crash north of Corning early Saturday, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police. 

    A person was killed in a single-vehicle crash north of Corning early Saturday, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police. 

  • Level 4 sex offender accused of killing Blytheville woman

    Level 4 sex offender accused of killing Blytheville woman

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:26:21 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:22:23 GMT
    Harold Bennett (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Harold Bennett (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    Police say a Level 4 sex offender admitted to assaulting a woman earlier this week, killing her.

    Police say a Level 4 sex offender admitted to assaulting a woman earlier this week, killing her.

  • Sinkhole at Spring River continues to grow, official says

    Sinkhole at Spring River continues to grow, official says

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:28:30 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:28:41 GMT
    Officials are working to find a solution to a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)Officials are working to find a solution to a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)
    Officials are working to find a solution to a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)Officials are working to find a solution to a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)

    A sinkhole in the Spring River in Fulton County where a man was killed earlier this month faces major safety issues as officials continue to work on a solution to the issue. 

    A sinkhole in the Spring River in Fulton County where a man was killed earlier this month faces major safety issues as officials continue to work on a solution to the issue. 

  • A-State to add musical theatre to degree program

    A-State to add musical theatre to degree program

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:00:34 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:15:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The introduction of musical theatre as part of the Department of Theatre at Arkansas State University will provide students in the field with a key opportunity to learn more on the emerging field, university officials said Friday. 

    The introduction of musical theatre as part of the Department of Theatre at Arkansas State University will provide students in the field with a key opportunity to learn more on the emerging field, university officials said Friday. 

  • Prospective highway projects list released by state

    Prospective highway projects list released by state

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:32:30 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:12:07 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    The public will have an opportunity to let their voice be heard on a series of state highway projects in Arkansas over the next several years. 

    The public will have an opportunity to let their voice be heard on a series of state highway projects in Arkansas over the next several years. 

  • Bike trail will soon be finished

    Bike trail will soon be finished

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:31:33 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:17:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Bike and Walking Trail will soon be finished, connecting the city from one side of town to the other.

    The Bike and Walking Trail will soon be finished, connecting the city from one side of town to the other.

  • Supreme Court ruling on online sales taxes draws interest

    Supreme Court ruling on online sales taxes draws interest

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:58:12 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:14:18 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that states and cities can collect sales tax from online purchases. (Source: KAIT-TV)The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that states and cities can collect sales tax from online purchases. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that states and cities can collect sales tax from online purchases. (Source: KAIT-TV)The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that states and cities can collect sales tax from online purchases. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Region 8 reacts to the Supreme Courts ruling on online sales tax.

    Region 8 reacts to the Supreme Courts ruling on online sales tax.

  • Residents to vote on sales tax for hospital

    Residents to vote on sales tax for hospital

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:05:37 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:36:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    In July, Piggott residents will vote on whether to keep a sales tax dedicated to helping fund the Piggott community hospital.

    In July, Piggott residents will vote on whether to keep a sales tax dedicated to helping fund the Piggott community hospital.

  • New murals added in Piggott

    New murals added in Piggott

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:18:02 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:30:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Piggott now has some new artwork displayed all over town.

    The city of Piggott now has some new artwork displayed all over town.

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    Man sought by Sharp County authorities back in custody

    Man sought by Sharp County authorities back in custody

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:34:12 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:44:25 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Ravenden Police Chief Tim McComas, Sharp County authorities have a man who reportedly fled from police Sunday back in custody. 

    According to Ravenden Police Chief Tim McComas, Sharp County authorities have a man who reportedly fled from police Sunday back in custody. 

  • JPD: Sex offender failed to register new address following domestic dispute

    JPD: Sex offender failed to register new address following domestic dispute

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:49:38 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:08:24 GMT
    Michael Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Michael Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Michael Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Michael Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Following a fight with his girlfriend, police say a Level 2 sex offender packed up and moved out. But, investigators say he forgot to notify them of his change of address.

    Following a fight with his girlfriend, police say a Level 2 sex offender packed up and moved out. But, investigators say he forgot to notify them of his change of address.

  • House guest accused of stealing $35,000 worth of jewelry

    House guest accused of stealing $35,000 worth of jewelry

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:29:06 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:43:23 GMT
    Levi Hunter Parnell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Levi Hunter Parnell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Levi Hunter Parnell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Levi Hunter Parnell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man faces a felony theft charge after police say he stole $35,000 worth of jewelry from a Jonesboro woman’s home where he was staying.

    A man faces a felony theft charge after police say he stole $35,000 worth of jewelry from a Jonesboro woman’s home where he was staying.

  • A Better Region 8: Journalism in schools

    A Better Region 8: Journalism in schools

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:11:19 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:42:23 GMT
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8

    Arkansas' public education system is good, really good. But it took a step back this past week when a joint legislative committee voted to remove journalism classes as a required elective in all Arkansas schools.

    Arkansas' public education system is good, really good. But it took a step back this past week when a joint legislative committee voted to remove journalism classes as a required elective in all Arkansas schools.

  • OH woman and minor killed, 4 injured in HWY 412 crash

    OH woman and minor killed, 4 injured in HWY 412 crash

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:32:52 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:47:43 GMT
    Crash kills 2, injures 4 in Lawrence County (Source: KAIT)Crash kills 2, injures 4 in Lawrence County (Source: KAIT)

    An Ohio woman and a minor died in a Lawrence County crash Thursday night.

    An Ohio woman and a minor died in a Lawrence County crash Thursday night.

  • Caruthersville police warn of scam

    Caruthersville police warn of scam

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:10:11 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:59:02 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The Caruthersville Police Department warns residents about a scam.

    The Caruthersville Police Department warns residents about a scam.

  • Eight arrested in parole/probation searches in Poinsett County

    Eight arrested in parole/probation searches in Poinsett County

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:03:23 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:50:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The searches, which were done by Poinsett County deputies and officers with the Arkansas Community Correction Department, were done in the Lepanto, Marked Tree and Payneway areas on June 20. 

    The searches, which were done by Poinsett County deputies and officers with the Arkansas Community Correction Department, were done in the Lepanto, Marked Tree and Payneway areas on June 20. 

  • Local ball park association adding soccer league

    Local ball park association adding soccer league

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:48:48 GMT
    Leachville Ball Park Association will offer soccer this year. (Source: KAIT-TV)Leachville Ball Park Association will offer soccer this year. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Leachville Ball Park Association will now offer soccer for area kids.

    The Leachville Ball Park Association will now offer soccer for area kids.

  • Employees of Skinny J's give back to Northeast Arkansas Humane Society

    Employees of Skinny J's give back to Northeast Arkansas Humane Society

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:05:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:45:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    An employee at a local business decided to help some four legged friends.

    An employee at a local business decided to help some four legged friends.

  • Slideshow: Eight Arrested in Poinsett County probation/parole searches

    Slideshow: Eight Arrested in Poinsett County probation/parole searches

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:57:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:23:41 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Poinsett County deputies and officers with the Arkansas Community Correction Department arrested eight people on June 20 after a series of probation and parole searches in the Lepanto, Marked Tree and Payneway areas. 

    Poinsett County deputies and officers with the Arkansas Community Correction Department arrested eight people on June 20 after a series of probation and parole searches in the Lepanto, Marked Tree and Payneway areas. 

  • Steel tariffs hurting nail factory in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Steel tariffs hurting nail factory in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:43:44 GMT
    Hundreds of boxed filled with paper tape nails sit inside a Mid-Continent Steel and Wire Facility in Poplar Bluff. The extra inventory, symbolizes a 50 percent drop in sales since steel tariffs were put in place June 1st.Hundreds of boxed filled with paper tape nails sit inside a Mid-Continent Steel and Wire Facility in Poplar Bluff. The extra inventory, symbolizes a 50 percent drop in sales since steel tariffs were put in place June 1st.

    Steel tariffs imposed against Mexico are hurting a large business in the Heartland. A nail factory in Poplar Bluff has laid off dozens of employees this month and it’s possible the situation could get much worse. 

    Steel tariffs imposed against Mexico are hurting a large business in the Heartland. A nail factory in Poplar Bluff has laid off dozens of employees this month and it’s possible the situation could get much worse. 

  • New emergency services center opens in Paragould

    New emergency services center opens in Paragould

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:35:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:39:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new Emergency Services Center is now complete!

    A new Emergency Services Center is now complete!

  • Work set to begin on jail expansion project

    Work set to begin on jail expansion project

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:13:22 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:33:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Randolph County Jail Expansion Project will soon be in full swing.

    The Randolph County Jail Expansion Project will soon be in full swing.

  • Out-of-county liquor stores fighting against Randolph Co. wet/dry issue

    Out-of-county liquor stores fighting against Randolph Co. wet/dry issue

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:01:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:20:12 GMT
    A new campaign report shows who is donating money to fight against a potential wet/dry vote in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT)A new campaign report shows who is donating money to fight against a potential wet/dry vote in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT)

    A group fighting to prevent Randolph County from allowing liquor sales is funded by several liquor stores, including 2 from Missouri.

    A group fighting to prevent Randolph County from allowing liquor sales is funded by several liquor stores, including 2 from Missouri.

  • New playground opens in Paragould

    New playground opens in Paragould

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:13:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:56:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new playground opens in time for summer fun!

    A new playground opens in time for summer fun!

  • New committee to lead redevelopment push

    New committee to lead redevelopment push

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:46:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:50:28 GMT
    The city owns this property, which formerly housed the Wolverine Worldwide factory. (Source: KAIT)The city owns this property, which formerly housed the Wolverine Worldwide factory. (Source: KAIT)
    The city owns this property, which formerly housed the Wolverine Worldwide factory. (Source: KAIT)The city owns this property, which formerly housed the Wolverine Worldwide factory. (Source: KAIT)

    A new committee was formed in Jonesboro this week with the goal of revitalizing the corridor between Arkansas State University and Downtown.

    A new committee was formed in Jonesboro this week with the goal of revitalizing the corridor between Arkansas State University and Downtown.

  • 2018 mosquito season expected to be long

    2018 mosquito season expected to be long

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:16:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:45:45 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Thursday marked the official first day of summer but the hot weather and bugs have made it feel like it for weeks in Northeast Arkansas.

    Thursday marked the official first day of summer but the hot weather and bugs have made it feel like it for weeks in Northeast Arkansas.

  • County to get new voting machines

    County to get new voting machines

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:22:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:36:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Lawrence County will soon have 23 new voting machines just in time for the November elections.

    Lawrence County will soon have 23 new voting machines just in time for the November elections.

  • Man arrested after deputies find gambling machines

    Man arrested after deputies find gambling machines

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:54:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:56:30 GMT
    Vester Burns (Source: Lawrence County Jail via Vinelink)Vester Burns (Source: Lawrence County Jail via Vinelink)

    A Lawrence County man was arrested this week after gambling machines were found in his shop.

    A Lawrence County man was arrested this week after gambling machines were found in his shop.

  • Sikeston, MO man sentenced to 9 years on meth related charges

    Sikeston, MO man sentenced to 9 years on meth related charges

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:47:23 GMT
    A Sikeston, Missouri man will spend the next 9 years behind bars on conspiracy to distribute and distribution of meth charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Sikeston, Missouri man will spend the next 9 years behind bars on conspiracy to distribute and distribution of meth charges. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Indiana man claimed "he maybe be Jesus." (Source: Raycom Media)Indiana man claimed "he maybe be Jesus." (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Sikeston, Missouri man will spend the next 9 years behind bars on conspiracy to distribute and distribution of meth charges.

    A Sikeston, Missouri man will spend the next 9 years behind bars on conspiracy to distribute and distribution of meth charges.

  • Severe storms moving through Region 8

    Severe storms moving through Region 8

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:24:07 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:44:51 GMT

    The Region 8 StormTeam is tracking storms moving across the area.

    The Region 8 StormTeam is tracking storms moving across the area.

  • Lepanto woman injured in deadly crash

    Lepanto woman injured in deadly crash

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:33:02 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:18:56 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A crash in Central Arkansas injured a Lepanto woman Tuesday evening.

    A crash in Central Arkansas injured a Lepanto woman Tuesday evening.

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    Power restored in Lawrence County after snake damages breaker

    Power restored in Lawrence County after snake damages breaker

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:12:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-06-21 07:56:32 GMT
    (Source: entergy.com)(Source: entergy.com)

    Entergy Arkansas has restored the outages in Lawrence County.

    Entergy Arkansas has restored the outages in Lawrence County.

  • Harbor Freight to open new store in Batesville

    Harbor Freight to open new store in Batesville

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:04:05 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:34:27 GMT
    Harbor Freight (Source: Harbor Freight website)Harbor Freight (Source: Harbor Freight website)

    A California-based tool retailer will be opening a 15,000-square-foot store in Northeast Arkansas later this year, company officials said Wednesday. 

    A California-based tool retailer will be opening a 15,000-square-foot store in Northeast Arkansas later this year, company officials said Wednesday. 

  • Alive After Five set for June 21

    Alive After Five set for June 21

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:37:55 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:59:59 GMT
    Downtown Jonesboro Association (Source: Downtown Jonesboro Association Facebook page)Downtown Jonesboro Association (Source: Downtown Jonesboro Association Facebook page)
    Downtown Jonesboro Association (Source: Downtown Jonesboro Association Facebook page)Downtown Jonesboro Association (Source: Downtown Jonesboro Association Facebook page)

    Anyone interested in art, music and visiting Downtown Jonesboro will have an opportunity June 21 with the monthly Alive After Five event. 

    Anyone interested in art, music and visiting Downtown Jonesboro will have an opportunity June 21 with the monthly Alive After Five event. 

  • Independence County K9 officers receive body armor

    Independence County K9 officers receive body armor

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:03:44 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:57:28 GMT
    The K-9 officers with the Independence Co. Sheriff's Office recently received body armor due to a donation from a Massachusetts-based group. (Source: Facebook)The K-9 officers with the Independence Co. Sheriff's Office recently received body armor due to a donation from a Massachusetts-based group. (Source: Facebook)
    The K-9 officers with the Independence Co. Sheriff's Office recently received body armor due to a donation from a Massachusetts-based group. (Source: Facebook)The K-9 officers with the Independence Co. Sheriff's Office recently received body armor due to a donation from a Massachusetts-based group. (Source: Facebook)

    The K-9 officers with an area sheriff's department now have body armor to protect them. 

    The K-9 officers with an area sheriff's department now have body armor to protect them. 

  • Sheriff receives mixed reactions about social media posts

    Sheriff receives mixed reactions about social media posts

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:58:53 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:50:55 GMT
    Sheriff receives mixed reactions about informative Facebook posts. (Source: KAIT-TV)Sheriff receives mixed reactions about informative Facebook posts. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Sheriff receives mixed reactions about informative Facebook posts. (Source: KAIT-TV)Sheriff receives mixed reactions about informative Facebook posts. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder started using Facebook as a way to get information out about the work his department is doing.

    Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder started using Facebook as a way to get information out about the work his department is doing.

  • New Medicare cards in the mail

    New Medicare cards in the mail

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:39:43 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:26:05 GMT
    Senior citizens are expected to receive new Medicare cards by June of this year to help avoid identity fraud, with the mailing process starting in April. (Source: KAIT-TV)Senior citizens are expected to receive new Medicare cards by June of this year to help avoid identity fraud, with the mailing process starting in April. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Senior citizens are expected to receive new Medicare cards by June of this year to help avoid identity fraud, with the mailing process starting in April. (Source: KAIT-TV)Senior citizens are expected to receive new Medicare cards by June of this year to help avoid identity fraud, with the mailing process starting in April. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new revamped Medicare card system has begun and residents can expect those cards to provide protections to help people who are in the system, officials said this week. 

    A new revamped Medicare card system has begun and residents can expect those cards to provide protections to help people who are in the system, officials said this week. 

  • Report: Students cleared of maltreatment in hazing case

    Report: Students cleared of maltreatment in hazing case

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:24:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:23:53 GMT
    Bauxite Miners (Source: Bauxite Miners school website)Bauxite Miners (Source: Bauxite Miners school website)

    Three students who had been investigated by the Arkansas State Police in connection with a hazing case at their school have been cleared of child maltreatment, according to letters that parents of the students gave to a Little Rock television station. 

    Three students who had been investigated by the Arkansas State Police in connection with a hazing case at their school have been cleared of child maltreatment, according to letters that parents of the students gave to a Little Rock television station. 

  • New AGFC program helps detail health issues

    New AGFC program helps detail health issues

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:06:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:22:14 GMT
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)

    If you see a sick or dead animal in the state of Arkansas, officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to hear from you. 

    If you see a sick or dead animal in the state of Arkansas, officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to hear from you. 

  • Immigrants could be housed at LRAFB, officials say

    Immigrants could be housed at LRAFB, officials say

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:32:43 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:18:47 GMT
    Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)
    Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)

    Officials with the United States Health and Human Services are expected to be in Central Arkansas June 21 to discuss the possibility of housing either families or just children at the Little Rock Air Force Base, according to a report from Little Rock television station KATV. 

    Officials with the United States Health and Human Services are expected to be in Central Arkansas June 21 to discuss the possibility of housing either families or just children at the Little Rock Air Force Base, according to a report from Little Rock television station KATV. 

  • Woman's business shows success of chamber program

    Woman's business shows success of chamber program

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:20:37 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:32:11 GMT
    Kristy Campbell opened her food truck and catering business in 2017. (Source: KAIT)Kristy Campbell opened her food truck and catering business in 2017. (Source: KAIT)
    Kristy Campbell opened her food truck and catering business in 2017. (Source: KAIT)Kristy Campbell opened her food truck and catering business in 2017. (Source: KAIT)

    A food truck located in the newly opened Food Lot in Downtown Batesville is a sign of success for a local program that aimed to support hopeful entrepreneurs.

    A food truck located in the newly opened Food Lot in Downtown Batesville is a sign of success for a local program that aimed to support hopeful entrepreneurs.

  • Residents, business spark change with food program

    Residents, business spark change with food program

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:20:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:25:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Region 8 steps up to fight hunger in Northeast Arkansas.

    Region 8 steps up to fight hunger in Northeast Arkansas.

  • Arkansas's newest town breaks ground for city hall

    Arkansas's newest town breaks ground for city hall

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:39:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:18:48 GMT
    City officials are excited to start the building process for city hall. (Source: KAIT)City officials are excited to start the building process for city hall. (Source: KAIT)
    City officials are excited to start the building process for city hall. (Source: KAIT)City officials are excited to start the building process for city hall. (Source: KAIT)

    A groundbreaking held Wednesday signaled the start of something new for the City of Southside.

    A groundbreaking held Wednesday signaled the start of something new for the City of Southside.

  • Woman's body found in home, police investigating

    Woman's body found in home, police investigating

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:43:03 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:54:39 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Utility workers Tuesday morning discovered a Blytheville woman dead in her home. Now, police want to know how she died.

    Utility workers Tuesday morning discovered a Blytheville woman dead in her home. Now, police want to know how she died.

  • Woman accused of attacking husband with scissors

    Woman accused of attacking husband with scissors

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:26:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:53:37 GMT
    Shelby Lynn Shaver (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Shelby Lynn Shaver (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Shelby Lynn Shaver (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Shelby Lynn Shaver (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Harrisburg woman was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after deputies say she attacked her husband with a pair of scissors.

    A Harrisburg woman was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after deputies say she attacked her husband with a pair of scissors.

  • Dump the pump, jump on a JET for free

    Dump the pump, jump on a JET for free

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:47:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:56:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    On Thursday, June 21, the City of Jonesboro encourages residents to dump the pump and instead jump on a JET.

    On Thursday, June 21, the City of Jonesboro encourages residents to dump the pump and instead jump on a JET.

  • Compulsive gaming classified as mental health condition

    Compulsive gaming classified as mental health condition

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:51:17 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:48:58 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The World Health Organization is classifying compulsive gaming as a new mental health condition.

    The World Health Organization is classifying compulsive gaming as a new mental health condition.

  • Victim says burglar only took money from home

    Victim says burglar only took money from home

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:55:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:22:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Lake City woman told a deputy her home was broken into but only money was missing.

    A Lake City woman told a deputy her home was broken into but only money was missing.

  • Physical therapy could have better results than opioid use

    Physical therapy could have better results than opioid use

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:33:16 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:27:43 GMT
    Physical therapy could have better benefits than opioids. (Source: KATV)Physical therapy could have better benefits than opioids. (Source: KATV)
    Physical Therapy could have better benefits than opioidsPhysical Therapy could have better benefits than opioids

    A new study finds that those who go to physical therapy first for lower back pain may curb the use of opioids.

    A new study finds that those who go to physical therapy first for lower back pain may curb the use of opioids.

  • Unofficial results posted in runoff elections

    Unofficial results posted in runoff elections

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:09:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:21:17 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Runoff elections were held in some counties Tuesday.

    Runoff elections were held in some counties Tuesday.

  • Lawmaker wants to add SROs to all public school campuses

    Lawmaker wants to add SROs to all public school campuses

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:13:54 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:37:26 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Northeast Arkansas lawmaker wants to require all public school in the state to have at least one school resource officer on campus. 

    A Northeast Arkansas lawmaker wants to require all public school in the state to have at least one school resource officer on campus. 

  • Firefighters train for wearing gear in water

    Firefighters train for wearing gear in water

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:46:01 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:04:45 GMT
    Batesville Firefighters trained for being in the water in turnout gear. (Source: KAIT)Batesville Firefighters trained for being in the water in turnout gear. (Source: KAIT)
    Batesville Firefighters trained for being in the water in turnout gear. (Source: KAIT)Batesville Firefighters trained for being in the water in turnout gear. (Source: KAIT)

    The Batesville Fire Department had a night of specialized training Tuesday.

    The Batesville Fire Department had a night of specialized training Tuesday.

  • Fire crews battled commercial building fire in Independence Co.

    Fire crews battled commercial building fire in Independence Co.

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:45:23 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:02:17 GMT
    (Source: Jeremy Loggins)(Source: Jeremy Loggins)
    (Source: Jeremy Loggins)(Source: Jeremy Loggins)

    A commercial building caught fire Tuesday in Independence County. 

    A commercial building caught fire Tuesday in Independence County. 

  • Food pantry promotes healthy eating

    Food pantry promotes healthy eating

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:48:03 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:47:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of the Trumann Food Pantry are working to get healthy foods to their clients.

    Members of the Trumann Food Pantry are working to get healthy foods to their clients.

  • Visitors learns about American culture

    Visitors learns about American culture

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:05:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:25:19 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Visitors from Peru get a taste of summer.

    Visitors from Peru get a taste of summer.

  • Harris Ford named J.D. Power Dealership of Excellence

    Harris Ford named J.D. Power Dealership of Excellence

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:12:28 GMT
    (Source: J.D. Power)(Source: J.D. Power)
    (Source: J.D. Power)(Source: J.D. Power)

    Harris Ford in Newport was one of only two Arkansas dealerships named to the list. The other Arkansas dealership on the list is Acura of Little Rock. 

    Harris Ford in Newport was one of only two Arkansas dealerships named to the list. The other Arkansas dealership on the list is Acura of Little Rock. 

  • Paragould pharmacy offering Hep A vaccine

    Paragould pharmacy offering Hep A vaccine

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:41:17 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:10:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With a string of Hepatitis A reports surfacing around the area, one local pharmacy said Tuesday they're offering the vaccine for those who want it.

    With a string of Hepatitis A reports surfacing around the area, one local pharmacy said Tuesday they're offering the vaccine for those who want it.

  • Poinsett County fire department to soon get help from man's best friend

    Poinsett County fire department to soon get help from man's best friend

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:54:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:02:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A Poinsett County fire department will soon get some help from man’s best friend.

    A Poinsett County fire department will soon get some help from man’s best friend.

  • “Annie the Musical” brings together two performing arts groups

    “Annie the Musical” brings together two performing arts groups

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:32:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:32:31 GMT
    The role of Annie is played by Clara Nikkel. (Source: Batesville Community Theatre)The role of Annie is played by Clara Nikkel. (Source: Batesville Community Theatre)
    The role of Annie is played by Clara Nikkel. (Source: Batesville Community Theatre)The role of Annie is played by Clara Nikkel. (Source: Batesville Community Theatre)

    Batesville Community Theatre and North Arkansas Dance Theatre collaborate on "Annie The Musical." 

    Batesville Community Theatre and North Arkansas Dance Theatre collaborate on "Annie The Musical." 

  • Evening Shade Waterworks placed under boil order

    Evening Shade Waterworks placed under boil order

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:55:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:20:38 GMT
    Boil order in effect (Source: Evening Shade Water Dept. via Facebook)Boil order in effect (Source: Evening Shade Water Dept. via Facebook)
    Boil order in effect (Source: Evening Shade Water Dept. via Facebook)Boil order in effect (Source: Evening Shade Water Dept. via Facebook)

    Evening Shade Waterworks has been placed under a boil order. 

    Evening Shade Waterworks has been placed under a boil order. 

  • City of Jonesboro seeks public input on future road projects

    City of Jonesboro seeks public input on future road projects

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:32:28 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:16:00 GMT
    Jonesboro Traffic Operations Engineer Mark Nichols shows us layout of one of the STIP projects (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Traffic Operations Engineer Mark Nichols shows us layout of one of the STIP projects (Source: KAIT)
    Jonesboro Traffic Operations Engineer Mark Nichols shows us layout of one of the STIP projects (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Traffic Operations Engineer Mark Nichols shows us layout of one of the STIP projects (Source: KAIT)

    The city of Jonesboro wants your input on road projects that are in the works.  

    The city of Jonesboro wants your input on road projects that are in the works.  

  • Caught on camera: JPD officer helps save kitten from storm drain

    Caught on camera: JPD officer helps save kitten from storm drain

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:59:50 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:50:00 GMT
    A JPD officer saved a kitten from a storm drain on Thursday. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)A JPD officer saved a kitten from a storm drain on Thursday. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

    A Jonesboro police officer saved a kitten from a storm drain Thursday with a little extra help.

    A Jonesboro police officer saved a kitten from a storm drain Thursday with a little extra help.

  • Analysis: Marijuana commission inconsistent in scoring

    Analysis: Marijuana commission inconsistent in scoring

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:03:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:04:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Members of Arkansas' medical marijuana regulatory commission used different scoring guides when ranking cannabis growing license applications earlier this year, causing inconsistencies in panelists' grading.

    Members of Arkansas' medical marijuana regulatory commission used different scoring guides when ranking cannabis growing license applications earlier this year, causing inconsistencies in panelists' grading.

  • JPD: Daddy-daughter duo broke into Dollar Tree

    JPD: Daddy-daughter duo broke into Dollar Tree

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:17:36 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:58:39 GMT
    Debbie Arline Pruitt (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Debbie Arline Pruitt (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Debbie Arline Pruitt (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Debbie Arline Pruitt (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Police say a daddy-daughter duo traveled from one side of Arkansas to another, breaking into businesses. The pair’s alleged crime spree came to an end when the daughter turned herself in.

    Police say a daddy-daughter duo traveled from one side of Arkansas to another, breaking into businesses. The pair’s alleged crime spree came to an end when the daughter turned herself in.

  • 4 arrested on drug charges following complaints

    4 arrested on drug charges following complaints

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:41:08 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:12:00 GMT
    Robert Lance Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Lance Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Robert Lance Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Lance Walker (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The Jonesboro Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit arrested four people Thursday on drug trafficking charges following neighbor’s complaints.

    The Jonesboro Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit arrested four people Thursday on drug trafficking charges following neighbor’s complaints.

  • Arkansas Senate approves overhaul of ethics rules

    Arkansas Senate approves overhaul of ethics rules

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:36:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas Senate has voted to overhaul its ethics and conflict of interest rules in response to corruption probes that have led to a series of convictions and guilty pleas by ex-lawmakers.

    The Arkansas Senate has voted to overhaul its ethics and conflict of interest rules in response to corruption probes that have led to a series of convictions and guilty pleas by ex-lawmakers.

  • 2.5 magnitude quake reported in SEMO

    2.5 magnitude quake reported in SEMO

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:22:01 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:24:43 GMT
    The quake was centered about 5 miles southeast of Marston, MO. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)The quake was centered about 5 miles southeast of Marston, MO. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
    The quake was centered about 5 miles southeast of Marston, MO. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)The quake was centered about 5 miles southeast of Marston, MO. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

    A 2.5 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Region 8 Tuesday.

    A 2.5 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Region 8 Tuesday.

  • #1 reason for crashes in Jonesboro: Following too closely

    #1 reason for crashes in Jonesboro: Following too closely

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:29:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:09:45 GMT
    This map depicts the location of traffic accidents by severity. (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)This map depicts the location of traffic accidents by severity. (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)
    This map depicts the location of traffic accidents by severity. (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)This map depicts the location of traffic accidents by severity. (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)

    During the month of May, Jonesboro police responded to 271 traffic accidents. The number one cause of those crashes: following too closely.

    During the month of May, Jonesboro police responded to 271 traffic accidents. The number one cause of those crashes: following too closely.

  • New train attraction added to Batesville lights display

    New train attraction added to Batesville lights display

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:36:50 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:06:29 GMT
    The Batesville Christmas lights display brings in more than 40,000 carloads of people to the town each year. (Source: KAIT)The Batesville Christmas lights display brings in more than 40,000 carloads of people to the town each year. (Source: KAIT)

    Although it’s only June, some City of Batesville employees already have Christmas on the mind.

    Although it’s only June, some City of Batesville employees already have Christmas on the mind.

  • Ordinance proposed to change city council member terms

    Ordinance proposed to change city council member terms

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:24:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:04:30 GMT
    Batesville City Council members are considering putting an ordinance to change term limits in front of voters. (Source: KAIT)Batesville City Council members are considering putting an ordinance to change term limits in front of voters. (Source: KAIT)

    Batesville voters could soon have the choice of whether to lengthen the terms of city council members.

    Batesville voters could soon have the choice of whether to lengthen the terms of city council members.

  • Salvation Army opening cooling center

    Salvation Army opening cooling center

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:25:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:58:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With hot, muggy temperatures making their presence felt across Jonesboro, one building announced they've opened up their cooling center.

    With hot, muggy temperatures making their presence felt across Jonesboro, one building announced they've opened up their cooling center.

  • Woman allergic to meat years after tick bite

    Woman allergic to meat years after tick bite

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:32:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:57:10 GMT
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)

    One woman said her life was changed after being bitten by a tick years ago. 

    One woman said her life was changed after being bitten by a tick years ago. 

  • 19 dogs living in own feces, urine rescued by NEAHS, police department

    19 dogs living in own feces, urine rescued by NEAHS, police department

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:30:18 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:54:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    More than a dozen dogs are fighting for their lives after being rescued from deplorable living conditions in Walnut Ridge.

    More than a dozen dogs are fighting for their lives after being rescued from deplorable living conditions in Walnut Ridge.

  • Trumann woman honored by city, governor for her military service

    Trumann woman honored by city, governor for her military service

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:09:14 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:41:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    City leaders and community members in Trumann gathered together to honor one of their own for her service to our country.

    City leaders and community members in Trumann gathered together to honor one of their own for her service to our country.

  • Governor on hand for business's grand opening

    Governor on hand for business's grand opening

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:01:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:35:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A Region 8 business is creating jobs.

    A Region 8 business is creating jobs.

  • Store owner sees man flee from deputies

    Store owner sees man flee from deputies

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:11:46 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:30:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    An Imboden man said he saw a suspect run from Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies on Sunday.

    An Imboden man said he saw a suspect run from Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies on Sunday.

  • 3 arrested after theft, police pursuit

    3 arrested after theft, police pursuit

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:45:51 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:25:23 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Three people are in custody after a suspected theft and police pursuit in Independence County.

    Three people are in custody after a suspected theft and police pursuit in Independence County.

  • Missouri Democrats sue over Lt. Gov. appointment

    Missouri Democrats sue over Lt. Gov. appointment

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:24:18 GMT
    Mike Kehoe (Credit: KMOV)Mike Kehoe (Credit: KMOV)
    Mike Kehoe (Credit: KMOV)Mike Kehoe (Credit: KMOV)

    The Missouri Democratic Party is suing to block the appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor.

    The Missouri Democratic Party is suing to block the appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor.

  • Hospital aims to ease heartache of miscarriage

    Hospital aims to ease heartache of miscarriage

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:43:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:22:50 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Tragic loss is made worse when would-be parents see others with flowers and balloons.

    Tragic loss is made worse when would-be parents see others with flowers and balloons.

  • Man pleads guilty to trying to have sex with girl

    Man pleads guilty to trying to have sex with girl

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:24:02 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:42:06 GMT
    Joshua Wade Dunn (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office )Joshua Wade Dunn (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office )
    Joshua Wade Dunn, 28, Jonesboro (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office )Joshua Wade Dunn, 28, Jonesboro (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office )

    A judge sentenced a Jonesboro man to 10 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl.

    A judge sentenced a Jonesboro man to 10 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl.

  • Polling location changed for runoff election

    Polling location changed for runoff election

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:53:46 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:08:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Greene County Clerk Phyllis Rhynes states on Facebook that one polling location has changed.

    Greene County Clerk Phyllis Rhynes states on Facebook that one polling location has changed.

  • VA launches investigation into impaired Arkansas pathologist

    VA launches investigation into impaired Arkansas pathologist

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:42:51 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs via Facebook)(Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs via Facebook)
    (Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs via Facebook)(Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs via Facebook)

    Federal officials say a pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being "impaired on duty" misdiagnosed seven cases and more than 30,000 additional cases are being reviewed.

    Federal officials say a pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being "impaired on duty" misdiagnosed seven cases and more than 30,000 additional cases are being reviewed.

  • Man sentenced in murder of man at car wash

    Man sentenced in murder of man at car wash

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:57:22 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:22:02 GMT
    Travis Reed (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)Travis Reed (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)

    A man accused of shooting a man at a Blytheville carwash in 2017.

    A man accused of shooting a man at a Blytheville carwash in 2017.

  • A Better Region 8: Paying attention at railroad crossings

    A Better Region 8: Paying attention at railroad crossings

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:10:09 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:23:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Over the weekend, four lives were lost when the vehicle they were in collided with a train.

    Over the weekend, four lives were lost when the vehicle they were in collided with a train.

  • Sheriff: Mom found naked man in bed with 14-year-old daughter

    Sheriff: Mom found naked man in bed with 14-year-old daughter

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:41:31 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:06:46 GMT
    John Jackson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office)John Jackson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office)
    John Jackson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office)John Jackson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Cross County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Colt man after a woman found him naked in bed with her 14-year-old daughter.

    Cross County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Colt man after a woman found him naked in bed with her 14-year-old daughter.

  • Man accused of battering pregnant woman

    Man accused of battering pregnant woman

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:18:01 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:31:25 GMT
    Brandon A Fitzpatrick (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brandon A Fitzpatrick (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Brandon A Fitzpatrick (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brandon A Fitzpatrick (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man is being held on a $10,000 bond after Jonesboro police say he beat a pregnant woman.

    A man is being held on a $10,000 bond after Jonesboro police say he beat a pregnant woman.

  • Woman suspected of stealing $11K worth of jewelry and guitars

    Woman suspected of stealing $11K worth of jewelry and guitars

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:33:17 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:30:28 GMT
    Stephanie Michelle Arms (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stephanie Michelle Arms (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Stephanie Michelle Arms (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stephanie Michelle Arms (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro woman faces a felony theft charge after police say she stole and pawned more than $11,000 worth of jewelry and guitars.

    A Jonesboro woman faces a felony theft charge after police say she stole and pawned more than $11,000 worth of jewelry and guitars.

  • Slideshow: Greene Co. mug shots, June 17-23

    Slideshow: Greene Co. mug shots, June 17-23

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:25:21 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:28:54 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

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

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

  • Search continues for armed, dangerous suspect

    Search continues for armed, dangerous suspect

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:51:15 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:46:16 GMT

    Officials in Lawrence County are asking people on the west side of Imboden to keep their doors locked as law enforcement looks for an armed and dangerous suspect who fled from police Sunday afternoon.

    Officials in Lawrence County are asking people on the west side of Imboden to keep their doors locked as law enforcement looks for an armed and dangerous suspect who fled from police Sunday afternoon.

  • Pizza place post: Table vandalized, photo taken from restroom

    Pizza place post: Table vandalized, photo taken from restroom

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:08:27 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:23:27 GMT
    The Jonesboro restaurant said this photo of Jack Nicholson was taken from the men's restroom. Also, a table was vandalized with a knife. (Source: Lost Pizza Co. Jonesboro via Facebook)The Jonesboro restaurant said this photo of Jack Nicholson was taken from the men's restroom. Also, a table was vandalized with a knife. (Source: Lost Pizza Co. Jonesboro via Facebook)

    A Jonesboro pizza restaurant shared two criminal incidents that happened recently.

    A Jonesboro pizza restaurant shared two criminal incidents that happened recently.

  • Police confirm fatality in vehicle/pedestrian accident

    Police confirm fatality in vehicle/pedestrian accident

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:22:30 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:37:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Police have confirmed that a crash involving a pedestrian Friday night in Jonesboro was fatal.

    Police have confirmed that a crash involving a pedestrian Friday night in Jonesboro was fatal.

  • Small plane crashes in Baxter Co., 1 injured

    Small plane crashes in Baxter Co., 1 injured

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:46:33 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:08:00 GMT
    One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)
    One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

    One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County.

    One person was injured in a small plane crash over the weekend in Baxter County.

  • Man airlifted in serious condition after motorcycle crash

    Man airlifted in serious condition after motorcycle crash

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:55:34 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:19:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A helicopter took a Dexter, MO man to a St. Louis hospital Sunday afternoon.

    A helicopter took a Dexter, MO man to a St. Louis hospital Sunday afternoon.

  • Bay man died in motorcycle crash

    Bay man died in motorcycle crash

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:48:20 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:00:40 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A man died in a Craighead County crash Sunday afternoon.

    A man died in a Craighead County crash Sunday afternoon.

  • Mayor Harold Perrin named first VP of Arkansas Municipal League

    Mayor Harold Perrin named first VP of Arkansas Municipal League

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:31:04 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:26:26 GMT

    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin has been named First Vice President of the Arkansas Municipal League.

    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin has been named First Vice President of the Arkansas Municipal League.

  • Group works to help families eat smart

    Group works to help families eat smart

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:26:00 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:02:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A group is working to teach people how to eat healthy on a budget.

    A group is working to teach people how to eat healthy on a budget.

  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots June 17-23

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots June 17-23

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:53:52 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:42:56 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (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.

  • Authorities investigate vehicle/train crash in Clay County

    Authorities investigate vehicle/train crash in Clay County

    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:13:51 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:21:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Authorities are investigating an incident Saturday night in which a stolen vehicle was left on train tracks near Piggott and the vehicle was then struck by a moving train, officials said Sunday. 

    Authorities are investigating an incident Saturday night in which a stolen vehicle was left on train tracks near Piggott and the vehicle was then struck by a moving train, officials said Sunday. 

  • Missouri prison still on lockdown a month after riot

    Missouri prison still on lockdown a month after riot

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:15:48 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Missouri prison remains on lockdown more than a month after a protest turned into a riot, and officials with the union representing corrections officers worry that a staffing shortage could lead to more violence.

    A Missouri prison remains on lockdown more than a month after a protest turned into a riot, and officials with the union representing corrections officers worry that a staffing shortage could lead to more violence.

  • Police: Grandson of 81-year-old injured in drive-by shooting shoots, kills 15-year-old girl

    Police: Grandson of 81-year-old injured in drive-by shooting shoots, kills 15-year-old girl

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:08:16 GMT
    Kelton Moore (Source: West Memphis PD)Kelton Moore (Source: West Memphis PD)

    West Memphis Police Department made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a teenage girl. 

    West Memphis Police Department made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a teenage girl. 

  • Four killed in train/vehicle crash in Cross County

    Four killed in train/vehicle crash in Cross County

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:13:51 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:25:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A crash Saturday night between a train and a vehicle claimed the lives of four people in Cross County, according to the Arkansas State Police. 

    A crash Saturday night between a train and a vehicle claimed the lives of four people in Cross County, according to the Arkansas State Police. 

  • M2.5 earthquake reported near Steele, MO

    M2.5 earthquake reported near Steele, MO

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:04:13 GMT
    A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, MO early on Sunday morning. (Source: USGS)A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, MO early on Sunday morning. (Source: USGS)
    A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, MO early on Sunday morning. (Source: USGS)A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, MO early on Sunday morning. (Source: USGS)

    A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, Missouri early on Sunday morning, June 17.

    A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported near Steele, Missouri early on Sunday morning, June 17.

  • breaking

    Man killed in apparent farm accident, authorities say

    Man killed in apparent farm accident, authorities say

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:20:08 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:01:42 GMT

    According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, a man was killed Saturday morning in an apparent farm accident. 

    According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, a man was killed Saturday morning in an apparent farm accident. 

  • Group hosts Juneteenth celebration in Jonesboro

    Group hosts Juneteenth celebration in Jonesboro

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:13:08 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:31:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Many gathered for a Juneteenth celebration in Jonesboro on Saturday.

    Many gathered for a Juneteenth celebration in Jonesboro on Saturday.

  • Arkansas prison inmate dies after found unresponsive in cell

    Arkansas prison inmate dies after found unresponsive in cell

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:54:33 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)(Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    Authorities say a 29-year-old Arkansas inmate incarcerated for a drug conviction has died after being found unresponsive on the floor of his cell.

    Authorities say a 29-year-old Arkansas inmate incarcerated for a drug conviction has died after being found unresponsive on the floor of his cell.

  • Stop the Bleeding Foundation pushes forward to equip community for emergencies

    Stop the Bleeding Foundation pushes forward to equip community for emergencies

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-06-16 11:32:42 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:15:22 GMT
    Dr. Spencer Guinn appears on Region 8 News Mid-Day. (Source: KAIT-TV)Dr. Spencer Guinn appears on Region 8 News Mid-Day. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Dr. Spencer Guinn appears on Region 8 News Mid-Day. (Source: KAIT-TV)Dr. Spencer Guinn appears on Region 8 News Mid-Day. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A police officer shot multiple times and a two-year-old with a major artery severed are two recent incidents, where officers trained by the Stop the Bleeding Foundation, were able to save lives while using emergency kits provided by the program.

    A police officer shot multiple times and a two-year-old with a major artery severed are two recent incidents, where officers trained by the Stop the Bleeding Foundation, were able to save lives while using emergency kits provided by the program.

  • Three injured in two-vehicle crash

    Three injured in two-vehicle crash

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:43:39 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:50:17 GMT
    Three people were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. (Source: KAIT-TV)Three people were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Three people were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. (Source: KAIT-TV)Three people were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Three people were taken to hospitals Friday night after a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. 

    Three people were taken to hospitals Friday night after a two-vehicle crash in Greene County. 

  • $20 million plant coming to Jonesboro

    $20 million plant coming to Jonesboro

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:19:28 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:39:37 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Friday ground was broken at the site of a new manufacturing plant.

    Friday ground was broken at the site of a new manufacturing plant.

  • JPD crime report released, shows drop

    JPD crime report released, shows drop

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:11:43 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:32:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Jonesboro has seen a drop in the amount of crime overall, officials said Friday in announcing the department's May 2018 crime report. 

    The city of Jonesboro has seen a drop in the amount of crime overall, officials said Friday in announcing the department's May 2018 crime report. 

  • Longtime publisher, community leader John W. Troutt Jr. dies at 88

    Longtime publisher, community leader John W. Troutt Jr. dies at 88

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-06-16 01:38:56 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:15:31 GMT
    John W. Troutt Jr. (Source: Emerson Funeral Home website)John W. Troutt Jr. (Source: Emerson Funeral Home website)
    John W. Troutt Jr. (Source: Emerson Funeral Home website)John W. Troutt Jr. (Source: Emerson Funeral Home website)

    A memorial service will be held June 18 for a man remembered for his career in journalism as well as his active role in the community in which he lived. 

    A memorial service will be held June 18 for a man remembered for his career in journalism as well as his active role in the community in which he lived. 

  • Missing 3-year-old, dog found in cornfield after search in southeast MO

    Missing 3-year-old, dog found in cornfield after search in southeast MO

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:57:25 GMT
    A missing girl was found in a corfield in Butler Co., MO (Source: viewer photo)A missing girl was found in a corfield in Butler Co., MO (Source: viewer photo)

    Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that a missing three-year-old has been found in Butler County, Missouri.

    Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that a missing three-year-old has been found in Butler County, Missouri.

  • Poplar Bluff fire being investigated, building total loss

    Poplar Bluff fire being investigated, building total loss

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:52:04 GMT
    Crews arrived to the call of a structure fire on 11th St. in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 15. (Source: Heather Wilson, Facebook)Crews arrived to the call of a structure fire on 11th St. in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 15. (Source: Heather Wilson, Facebook)

    Crews arrived to the call of a structure fire on 11th St. in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 15.

    Crews arrived to the call of a structure fire on 11th St. in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Friday, June 15.

  • UPDATE: Authorities release details on Independence Co. shooting

    UPDATE: Authorities release details on Independence Co. shooting

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:40:31 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:39:22 GMT
    Alex Brosius (Source: Independence County Sheriff's Dept.)Alex Brosius (Source: Independence County Sheriff's Dept.)

    Independence County authorities arrested two people after a deadly shooting Wednesday night.

    Independence County authorities arrested two people after a deadly shooting Wednesday night.

  • Sheriff requests traffic study to determine safety of Corning Y

    Sheriff requests traffic study to determine safety of Corning Y

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:15:55 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:11:47 GMT
    Sheriff Terry Miller says they have seen several fatal crashes at the Y. (Source: KAIT)Sheriff Terry Miller says they have seen several fatal crashes at the Y. (Source: KAIT)
    Sheriff Terry Miller says they have seen several fatal crashes at the Y. (Source: KAIT)Sheriff Terry Miller says they have seen several fatal crashes at the Y. (Source: KAIT)

    Another deadly wreck at the Corning Y in Clay County has spurred a traffic study by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.

    Another deadly wreck at the Corning Y in Clay County has spurred a traffic study by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.

  • breaking

    Possible landspout seen near Wynne

    Possible landspout seen near Wynne

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:29:02 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:44:47 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to a post from Thomas McCutchen on Facebook, a possible landspout was seen five miles west of Wynne Friday afternoon. 

    According to a post from Thomas McCutchen on Facebook, a possible landspout was seen five miles west of Wynne Friday afternoon. 

  • Cross Co. jailers cited in DWI cases

    Cross Co. jailers cited in DWI cases

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:47:20 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:46:23 GMT
    Alvin Miller (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)Alvin Miller (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)
    Alvin Miller (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)Alvin Miller (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)

    A pair of Cross County jailers found themselves on the other side of the jail cell after authorities arrested the pair on suspicion of DWI, Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith said Friday. 

    A pair of Cross County jailers found themselves on the other side of the jail cell after authorities arrested the pair on suspicion of DWI, Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith said Friday. 

  • Pravin's mother speaks out after man found guilty of his murder

    Pravin's mother speaks out after man found guilty of his murder

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:12:42 GMT

    A day after a Jackson County, Illinois man was found guilty of murder in the death of Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese, the student's mother is speaking out.

    A day after a Jackson County, Illinois man was found guilty of murder in the death of Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese, the student's mother is speaking out.

  • Sheriff: Search of home turns up drugs, man arrested

    Sheriff: Search of home turns up drugs, man arrested

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:27:11 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:07:02 GMT
    Ken Adams (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Ken Adams (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Ken Adams (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Ken Adams (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Marked Tree man Friday after they say a search of his home turned up meth and marijuana.

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Marked Tree man Friday after they say a search of his home turned up meth and marijuana.

  • Hep A outbreak grows; tips on how you can stay healthy

    Hep A outbreak grows; tips on how you can stay healthy

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:28:42 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:58:00 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The Arkansas Department of Health says a Jonesboro restaurant worker who tested positive for Hepatitis A was infectious on more days than originally reported.

    The Arkansas Department of Health says a Jonesboro restaurant worker who tested positive for Hepatitis A was infectious on more days than originally reported.

  • Lack of dad love? AR ranks low in Father's Day searches

    Lack of dad love? AR ranks low in Father's Day searches

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:15:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:45:43 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Father's Day is this weekend and one company shows Arkansas comes up short on internet searches for dear ole dad.

    Father's Day is this weekend and one company shows Arkansas comes up short on internet searches for dear ole dad.

  • Study: Kids play 15+ hours of video games per week

    Study: Kids play 15+ hours of video games per week

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:29:12 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:18:45 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    According to a new study, the average kid will be playing video games for more than 15 hours per week this summer, and with many games comes risk. 

    According to a new study, the average kid will be playing video games for more than 15 hours per week this summer, and with many games comes risk. 

  • Coroner: Man beaten at Brick's Off Road Park died from asphyxiation

    Coroner: Man beaten at Brick's Off Road Park died from asphyxiation

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:53:30 GMT
    A man was killed at Brick's Off Road Park "Truck's Gone Wild" Event.(Source: KFVS)A man was killed at Brick's Off Road Park "Truck's Gone Wild" Event.(Source: KFVS)

    Two people are accused with beating a man to death on Saturday, June 9 at Brick's Off Road Park in southeast Missouri.

    Two people are accused with beating a man to death on Saturday, June 9 at Brick's Off Road Park in southeast Missouri.

  • Small quake reported in Sharp Co.

    Small quake reported in Sharp Co.

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:51:44 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:19:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A small magnitude earthquake was reported Friday morning.

    A small magnitude earthquake was reported Friday morning.

  • Tropical Smoothie giving away free smoothies

    Tropical Smoothie giving away free smoothies

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:48:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:59:52 GMT
    Wear a pair of flip-flops to Tropical Smoothie and get a free drink. (Source: Pablo)Wear a pair of flip-flops to Tropical Smoothie and get a free drink. (Source: Pablo)
    Wear a pair of flip-flops to Tropical Smoothie and get a free drink. (Source: Pablo)Wear a pair of flip-flops to Tropical Smoothie and get a free drink. (Source: Pablo)

    Treat yourself to a free smoothie, and help children with life-threatening illnesses go to summer camp.

    Treat yourself to a free smoothie, and help children with life-threatening illnesses go to summer camp.

  • Restaurant will stop delivery to North Jonesboro area after dark after shooting

    Restaurant will stop delivery to North Jonesboro area after dark after shooting

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-06-13 03:29:23 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:11:12 GMT
    Scene of shooting on Marshall Street (Source: KAIT)Scene of shooting on Marshall Street (Source: KAIT)

    Police say a Jonesboro delivery driver took himself to the emergency room after being shot Tuesday night.

    Police say a Jonesboro delivery driver took himself to the emergency room after being shot Tuesday night.

  • Woman dies after being hit by car

    Woman dies after being hit by car

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:33:27 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:44:24 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A woman died after a car hit her in Forrest City Wednesday night.

    A woman died after a car hit her in Forrest City Wednesday night.

  • ADC Director discusses issues with prison system with legislative committee

    ADC Director discusses issues with prison system with legislative committee

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:48:42 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:43:51 GMT
    Arkansas Department of Correction director Wendy Kelley spoke Thursday to a legislative committee about the department and issues dealing with contraband and staffing. (Source: KATV-TV)Arkansas Department of Correction director Wendy Kelley spoke Thursday to a legislative committee about the department and issues dealing with contraband and staffing. (Source: KATV-TV)
    Arkansas Department of Correction director Wendy Kelley spoke Thursday to a legislative committee about the department and issues dealing with contraband and staffing. (Source: KATV-TV)Arkansas Department of Correction director Wendy Kelley spoke Thursday to a legislative committee about the department and issues dealing with contraband and staffing. (Source: KATV-TV)

    The Arkansas Department of Correction is working to correct issues dealing with contraband and staffing concerns, the prison system's director told a legislative committee Thursday as family members of people who have died in prison say something must be done. 

    The Arkansas Department of Correction is working to correct issues dealing with contraband and staffing concerns, the prison system's director told a legislative committee Thursday as family members of people who have died in prison say something must be done. 

  • Miss Arkansas preparations continue as event approaches

    Miss Arkansas preparations continue as event approaches

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:17:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:42:53 GMT
    Preparations continued Thursday for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant. (Source: KATV)Preparations continued Thursday for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant. (Source: KATV)
    Preparations continued Thursday for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant. (Source: KATV)Preparations continued Thursday for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant. (Source: KATV)

    A new Miss Arkansas will be crowned this week and the current Miss Arkansas said Thursday that winning the crown has given her an opportunity to see more of the daily lives of people in this state. 

    A new Miss Arkansas will be crowned this week and the current Miss Arkansas said Thursday that winning the crown has given her an opportunity to see more of the daily lives of people in this state. 

  • Housing authority director clears up rent misunderstanding

    Housing authority director clears up rent misunderstanding

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:43:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:29:27 GMT
    Residents attend public meeting about policy changes. (Source: KAIT-TV)Residents attend public meeting about policy changes. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Residents attend public meeting about policy changes. (Source: KAIT-TV)Residents attend public meeting about policy changes. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    But after a public meeting, many realized it was a misunderstanding fueled by social media.

    But after a public meeting, many realized it was a misunderstanding fueled by social media.

  • Jailer shortage puts strain on departments' budgets

    Jailer shortage puts strain on departments' budgets

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:23:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:22:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A shortage of female guards at the Independence County Jail is putting a strain on the budgets for both the sheriff’s department and the Batesville Police Department.

    A shortage of female guards at the Independence County Jail is putting a strain on the budgets for both the sheriff’s department and the Batesville Police Department.

  • Woman’s face shows real-life cost of smoking

    Woman’s face shows real-life cost of smoking

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:10:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:38:46 GMT
    Jennifer Reaves from the Arkansas Dept. of Health and Christine appear on Mid-Day with Diana Davis. (Source: KAIT-TV)Jennifer Reaves from the Arkansas Dept. of Health and Christine appear on Mid-Day with Diana Davis. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Jennifer Reaves from the Arkansas Dept. of Health and Christine appear on Mid-Day with Diana Davis. (Source: KAIT-TV)Jennifer Reaves from the Arkansas Dept. of Health and Christine appear on Mid-Day with Diana Davis. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Christine reveals the story behind her disfigured face and struggle to survive oral cancer.

    Christine reveals the story behind her disfigured face and struggle to survive oral cancer.

  • GR8 Job: Ellington receives award from Arkansas Municipal League

    GR8 Job: Ellington receives award from Arkansas Municipal League

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:32:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:10:22 GMT
    Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington (right) received the Arkansas Municipal League Person of the Year award Thursday. Ellington and Arkansas State Drug Director Kirk Lane (left) stand with Doug Sprouse. (Source: Arkansas Municipal League via Facebook)Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington (right) received the Arkansas Municipal League Person of the Year award Thursday. Ellington and Arkansas State Drug Director Kirk Lane (left) stand with Doug Sprouse. (Source: Arkansas Municipal League via Facebook)

    An area prosecutor was honored Thursday by a statewide group for his work on the opioid issue in the state of Arkansas. 

    An area prosecutor was honored Thursday by a statewide group for his work on the opioid issue in the state of Arkansas. 

  • Filings set for Marked Tree municipal races

    Filings set for Marked Tree municipal races

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:33:16 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:03:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    It will be a large ballot in Marked Tree as several contested races will be decided by voters in the November general election. 

    It will be a large ballot in Marked Tree as several contested races will be decided by voters in the November general election. 

  • Sunscreen use important for children

    Sunscreen use important for children

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:44:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:24:55 GMT
    Doctors ask that children use sunscreen when they go outdoors. (Source: NBC)Doctors ask that children use sunscreen when they go outdoors. (Source: NBC)
    Doctors ask that children use sunscreen when they go outdoors. (Source: NBC)Doctors ask that children use sunscreen when they go outdoors. (Source: NBC)

    As the temperatures continue to rise, doctors say it is crucial for parents to make sure their children are using sunscreen when they go outdoors. 

    As the temperatures continue to rise, doctors say it is crucial for parents to make sure their children are using sunscreen when they go outdoors. 

  • Online tool about schools now available

    Online tool about schools now available

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:52:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:09:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Focus groups are learning what is working with a new website and what isn't.

    Focus groups are learning what is working with a new website and what isn't.

  • Flag Day event honors those who have served

    Flag Day event honors those who have served

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:42:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:34:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of Elks Lodge give presentation on country's flag.

    Members of Elks Lodge give presentation on country's flag.

  • A Better Region 8: Jonesboro Church Health Center

    A Better Region 8: Jonesboro Church Health Center

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:12:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:29:44 GMT
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8

    Thank you for making your neighbor's health a priority and helping us make A Better Region 8.

    Thank you for making your neighbor's health a priority and helping us make A Better Region 8.

  • Community service changes at jail to affect trash, recycling pickup

    Community service changes at jail to affect trash, recycling pickup

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:22:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:28:51 GMT
    The Independence County Judge says he needs more community service workers for trash and recycling pickup. (Source: KAIT)The Independence County Judge says he needs more community service workers for trash and recycling pickup. (Source: KAIT)

    Recent policy changes at the Independence County Detention Center are expected to impact the county's trash and recycling programs, which have historically relied on inmates working community service. 

    Recent policy changes at the Independence County Detention Center are expected to impact the county's trash and recycling programs, which have historically relied on inmates working community service. 

  • New rice research center coming to Poinsett Co.

    New rice research center coming to Poinsett Co.

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:20:16 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:55:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has announced plans to build a new rice research facility in Poinsett County.

    The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has announced plans to build a new rice research facility in Poinsett County.

  • breaking

    Missing Independence County man found dead

    Missing Independence County man found dead

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:27:54 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:43:26 GMT
    Wainwright Jackson Humphryes (Source: Arkansas State Police)Wainwright Jackson Humphryes (Source: Arkansas State Police)
    Wainwright Jackson Humphryes (Source: Arkansas State Police)Wainwright Jackson Humphryes (Source: Arkansas State Police)

    A Silver Alert for a missing Independence County man has been canceled after he was found dead.

    A Silver Alert for a missing Independence County man has been canceled after he was found dead.

  • Ritter buys large berry farm

    Ritter buys large berry farm

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:54:02 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:20:14 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A company dealing in crops such as cotton, wheat, and rice is now in the berry business thanks to a recent purchase.

    A company dealing in crops such as cotton, wheat, and rice is now in the berry business thanks to a recent purchase.

  • Poplar Bluff VA medical nursing home gets 4-star rating

    Poplar Bluff VA medical nursing home gets 4-star rating

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:08:53 GMT
    According to the John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, its nursing home received a four-stars as part of its annual performance rating.  (Source: KFVS)According to the John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, its nursing home received a four-stars as part of its annual performance rating.  (Source: KFVS)

    According to the John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, its nursing home received a four-stars as part of its annual performance rating.   

    According to the John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, its nursing home received a four-stars as part of its annual performance rating.   

  • AR ranks 7th in pediatric drowning deaths

    AR ranks 7th in pediatric drowning deaths

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:49:40 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:20:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas is number seven in the nation for pediatric drowning deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Arkansas is number seven in the nation for pediatric drowning deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Man in wheelchair trying to cross tracks hit by train in Malden, MO

    Man in wheelchair trying to cross tracks hit by train in Malden, MO

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:42:14 GMT
    According to Malden Police, a man in a wheelchair was attempting to cross the railroad tracks when he got stuck. (Source: Raycom Media)According to Malden Police, a man in a wheelchair was attempting to cross the railroad tracks when he got stuck. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Malden, Mo. Police, a man in a wheelchair was attempting to cross the railroad tracks when he got stuck on Sunday, June 10.

    According to Malden, Mo. Police, a man in a wheelchair was attempting to cross the railroad tracks when he got stuck on Sunday, June 10.

  • Gosnell to collect its own garbage

    Gosnell to collect its own garbage

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:53:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The city of Gosnell has decided not to contract out its garbage services, with garbage collection being done by the city. 

    The city of Gosnell has decided not to contract out its garbage services, with garbage collection being done by the city. 

  • Multi-use trail has ribbon cutting

    Multi-use trail has ribbon cutting

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:34:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:50:26 GMT
    A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for a multi-use trail in the city of Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT-TV)A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for a multi-use trail in the city of Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for a multi-use trail in the city of Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT-TV)A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for a multi-use trail in the city of Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A multi-use trail in the heart of Jonesboro will help provide a strong future for both Jonesboro and Arkansas State University, officials said Wednesday. 

    A multi-use trail in the heart of Jonesboro will help provide a strong future for both Jonesboro and Arkansas State University, officials said Wednesday. 

  • Drug cases causing backlog at state crime lab

    Drug cases causing backlog at state crime lab

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-06-14 01:40:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:39:30 GMT
    The Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock has nearly 11,000 drug cases waiting to be tested. (Source: KARK-TV)The Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock has nearly 11,000 drug cases waiting to be tested. (Source: KARK-TV)
    The Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock has nearly 11,000 drug cases waiting to be tested. (Source: KARK-TV)The Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock has nearly 11,000 drug cases waiting to be tested. (Source: KARK-TV)

    The turn around time for lab results on drug cases at the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock can now often take months to be completed, with state officials saying the hiring of four new chemists can help with the backlog. 

    The turn around time for lab results on drug cases at the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock can now often take months to be completed, with state officials saying the hiring of four new chemists can help with the backlog. 

  • Man shot while avoiding robbery attempt, police say

    Man shot while avoiding robbery attempt, police say

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 01:01:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:38:06 GMT
    Searcy Police Department (Source: Searcy Police Department Facebook page)Searcy Police Department (Source: Searcy Police Department Facebook page)
    Searcy Police Department (Source: Searcy Police Department Facebook page)Searcy Police Department (Source: Searcy Police Department Facebook page)

    Authorities are investigating an incident Tuesday afternoon in which a man was shot while attempting to escape from a robbery attempt, according to Searcy police. 

    Authorities are investigating an incident Tuesday afternoon in which a man was shot while attempting to escape from a robbery attempt, according to Searcy police. 

  • Gospel bands help give back to local organization

    Gospel bands help give back to local organization

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:26:15 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:09:36 GMT
    Gospel bands perform at benefit concert (Source: KAIT)Gospel bands perform at benefit concert (Source: KAIT)

    Two gospel bands gave back to a local non-profit organization by performing at a benefit concert.

    Two gospel bands gave back to a local non-profit organization by performing at a benefit concert.

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