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  • Piecing together works of art

    Piecing together works of art

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:07:55 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:48:33 GMT
    Quilting is taking on a new look. (Source: Sam Hummelstein)Quilting is taking on a new look. (Source: Sam Hummelstein)
    Quilting is taking on a new look. (Source: Sam Hummelstein)Quilting is taking on a new look. (Source: Sam Hummelstein)

    Threads of Life Quilt & Fiber Art Show showcases creativity in a fundraiser to benefit St. Bernards Senior Services.

    Threads of Life Quilt & Fiber Art Show showcases creativity in a fundraiser to benefit St. Bernards Senior Services.

  • JPD investigates allegations against the Salvation Army

    JPD investigates allegations against the Salvation Army

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:05:04 GMT

    Jonesboro police are investigating the Salvation Army after allegations of misappropriation of funds by an employee.

    Jonesboro police are investigating the Salvation Army after allegations of misappropriation of funds by an employee.

  • Jonesboro sees economic growth, industry magazine notes

    Jonesboro sees economic growth, industry magazine notes

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:24:45 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:51:46 GMT
    Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)
    Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Municipal Center (Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro area economy is a strong selling point for businesses, officials have said for years, and a national publication now says the area is the best in the South and Southwestern United States. 

    The Jonesboro area economy is a strong selling point for businesses, officials have said for years, and a national publication now says the area is the best in the South and Southwestern United States. 

  • Tractors, trailers, combines lined up for annual farm toy show

    Tractors, trailers, combines lined up for annual farm toy show

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:55:41 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:08:05 GMT
    Vendors set up for annual farm toy show. (Source: KAIT-TV)Vendors set up for annual farm toy show. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Vendors set up for annual farm toy show. (Source: KAIT-TV)Vendors set up for annual farm toy show. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    It's the 29th annual Northeast Arkansas Farm Toy Show in Jonesboro for the weekend.

    It's the 29th annual Northeast Arkansas Farm Toy Show in Jonesboro for the weekend.

  • Blytheville council member reports robbery at park

    Blytheville council member reports robbery at park

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:32:32 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:00:17 GMT
    Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)
    Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)

    A Blytheville city council member told police this week that someone robbed him at a city park as police continue to search for the suspects in the case. 

    A Blytheville city council member told police this week that someone robbed him at a city park as police continue to search for the suspects in the case. 

  • Family: 2 victims killed in Branson duck boat accident from Osceola

    Family: 2 victims killed in Branson duck boat accident from Osceola

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:19:53 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:25:56 GMT
    An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)
    An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)

    Authorities say divers found six bodies Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 17, according to St. Louis television station KMOV.

    Authorities say divers found six bodies Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 17, according to St. Louis television station KMOV.

  • Store offers free school supplies in exchange for history facts

    Store offers free school supplies in exchange for history facts

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:30:05 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:25:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Pocahontas business is offering free school supplies to kids who state a few historical facts about America.

    A Pocahontas business is offering free school supplies to kids who state a few historical facts about America.

  • Three arrested after drug search in Cross County

    Three arrested after drug search in Cross County

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:42:40 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:02:45 GMT
    Angela Williams (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)Angela Williams (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)
    Angela Williams (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)Angela Williams (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office website)

    The serving of a search warrant netted the arrests of three people and led Cross County deputies to find nearly 135 grams of meth in Wynne, according to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. 

    The serving of a search warrant netted the arrests of three people and led Cross County deputies to find nearly 135 grams of meth in Wynne, according to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. 

  • Quinton Tate is coming home

    Quinton Tate is coming home

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:17:38 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:45:05 GMT
    Quinton Tate in medically induced coma. (Source: Diane Tate)Quinton Tate in medically induced coma. (Source: Diane Tate)

    Doctors to release Jonesboro teen from Regional One in Memphis on July 27. 

    Doctors to release Jonesboro teen from Regional One in Memphis on July 27. 

  • New sports facility opens in Pocahontas

    New sports facility opens in Pocahontas

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:12:43 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:22:19 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A new sports facility is bringing visitors and more sales tax revenue to Pocahontas.

    A new sports facility is bringing visitors and more sales tax revenue to Pocahontas.

  • Sense of duty motivates new police chief

    Sense of duty motivates new police chief

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:51:49 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:40:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new Police Chief is sworn in at the Harrisburg Police Department.

    A new Police Chief is sworn in at the Harrisburg Police Department.

  • City to add road by ballpark

    City to add road by ballpark

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:50:54 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:29:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    By the end of 2018, the city of Pocahontas is set to complete a milestone amount of road improvements.

    By the end of 2018, the city of Pocahontas is set to complete a milestone amount of road improvements.

  • Community center goal for area town, residents

    Community center goal for area town, residents

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:58:36 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:22:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    City leaders are working to find the funds to build a community center in Harrisburg.

    City leaders are working to find the funds to build a community center in Harrisburg.

  • Semi truck overturns and kills Lepanto man

    Semi truck overturns and kills Lepanto man

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:21:36 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:51:19 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A semi-truck crash in New Madrid County, Missouri killed a Poinsett County man.

    A semi-truck crash in New Madrid County, Missouri killed a Poinsett County man.

  • 1 killed, 1 injured after SUV crashes into tree

    1 killed, 1 injured after SUV crashes into tree

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:45:14 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:21:28 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Two juveniles were involved in a crash in White County early Thursday morning.

    Two juveniles were involved in a crash in White County early Thursday morning.

  • Petition to ban commercial turtle harvest presented to AGFC

    Petition to ban commercial turtle harvest presented to AGFC

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:37:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:20:27 GMT
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was presented with a petition for a commercial turtle harvesting ban. (Source: KAIT)The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was presented with a petition for a commercial turtle harvesting ban. (Source: KAIT)

    Several groups submitted a petition to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Thursday, asking for a ban on commercial turtle harvest.

    Several groups submitted a petition to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Thursday, asking for a ban on commercial turtle harvest.

  • GCT teacher headed to nation's capital to participate in C-SPAN conference

    GCT teacher headed to nation's capital to participate in C-SPAN conference

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:01:44 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:00:17 GMT
    GCT teacher Laura Richards is one of 30 teachers headed to Washington, DC this month to participate in the C-SPAN Educators Conference. (Source: C-SPAN)GCT teacher Laura Richards is one of 30 teachers headed to Washington, DC this month to participate in the C-SPAN Educators Conference. (Source: C-SPAN)

    A Greene County Tech teacher will be one of 30 teachers headed to the nation's capital later this month to participate in a nationwide conference to learn more about history, government and the cable network that airs debate and policy. 

    A Greene County Tech teacher will be one of 30 teachers headed to the nation's capital later this month to participate in a nationwide conference to learn more about history, government and the cable network that airs debate and policy. 

  • School district requests millage increase to build new elementary

    School district requests millage increase to build new elementary

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:24:34 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:31:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Pocahontas School District is requesting a millage increase ahead of the 2018 school year.

    The Pocahontas School District is requesting a millage increase ahead of the 2018 school year.

  • Traffic signal hit by lightning, intersection turned into 4-way stop

    Traffic signal hit by lightning, intersection turned into 4-way stop

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:09:02 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:28:03 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A lightning strike has altered traffic in Batesville.

    A lightning strike has altered traffic in Batesville.

  • Storms cause morning damage, evening storms in forecast

    Storms cause morning damage, evening storms in forecast

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:54:14 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:24:27 GMT

    Storms are moving through Region 8 and some have caused damage.

    Storms are moving through Region 8 and some have caused damage.

  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to $433 million

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to $433 million

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:48:29 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:37:30 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)(Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)
    (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)(Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)

    The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night's drawing rose to $433 million, the sixth largest in the game's history.

    The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night's drawing rose to $433 million, the sixth largest in the game's history.

  • Suit alleges discrimination in manufactured housing ordinance

    Suit alleges discrimination in manufactured housing ordinance

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:04:19 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:24:10 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A 2015 ordinance created by the city of Newark is discriminatory and takes away the ability for people to afford a home because they are too impoverished to do so, a suit filed this week in federal court alleged. 

    A 2015 ordinance created by the city of Newark is discriminatory and takes away the ability for people to afford a home because they are too impoverished to do so, a suit filed this week in federal court alleged. 

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    Power outages reported in Independence, Izard counties due to storms

    Power outages reported in Independence, Izard counties due to storms

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:18:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:25:14 GMT
    At least 1,800 customers without power in Independence and Izard counties (Source: Entergy-Arkansas)At least 1,800 customers without power in Independence and Izard counties (Source: Entergy-Arkansas)
    At least 1,800 customers without power in Independence and Izard counties (Source: Entergy-Arkansas)At least 1,800 customers without power in Independence and Izard counties (Source: Entergy-Arkansas)

    According to the Entergy Arkansas online outage map, at least 1,800 customers are now without power in Independence and Izard counties. 

    According to the Entergy Arkansas online outage map, at least 1,800 customers are now without power in Independence and Izard counties. 

  • Supporters of hospital tax plan urge "Vote Yes Two Times"

    Supporters of hospital tax plan urge "Vote Yes Two Times"

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:58:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:18:11 GMT
    Public meeting held in Kennett. (Source: KAIT-TV)Public meeting held in Kennett. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A plan is in place, but now the question is if it will have enough support to pass.

    A plan is in place, but now the question is if it will have enough support to pass.

  • Emergency crews respond to gas pump incident

    Emergency crews respond to gas pump incident

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:36:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:59:20 GMT
    No one was hurt Thursday after a vehicle struck a gas pump at a station in Highland. (Source: Chris Hutchings)No one was hurt Thursday after a vehicle struck a gas pump at a station in Highland. (Source: Chris Hutchings)
    No one was hurt Thursday after a vehicle struck a gas pump at a station in Highland. (Source: Chris Hutchings)No one was hurt Thursday after a vehicle struck a gas pump at a station in Highland. (Source: Chris Hutchings)

    No one was injured after a vehicle hit a gas pump at an area gas station, with police saying that Good Samaritans helped to put out a fire and helped the person inside the vehicle. 

    No one was injured after a vehicle hit a gas pump at an area gas station, with police saying that Good Samaritans helped to put out a fire and helped the person inside the vehicle. 

  • Bridge projects reach important milestone, official says

    Bridge projects reach important milestone, official says

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:55:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:33:42 GMT
    Rains from a 2017 flood damaged countless roads and bridges in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT-TV)Rains from a 2017 flood damaged countless roads and bridges in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Rains from a 2017 flood damaged countless roads and bridges in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT-TV)Rains from a 2017 flood damaged countless roads and bridges in Randolph County. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The residents in Randolph County, as well as the county's budget, have faced difficulties since a May 2017 flood that destroyed countless roads and bridges throughout the county. 

    The residents in Randolph County, as well as the county's budget, have faced difficulties since a May 2017 flood that destroyed countless roads and bridges throughout the county. 

  • Arson dog receives training with area department

    Arson dog receives training with area department

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:28:22 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:27:28 GMT
    A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. (Source: Trumann Fire Department Facebook Page)A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. (Source: Trumann Fire Department Facebook Page)
    A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. (Source: Trumann Fire Department Facebook Page)A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. (Source: Trumann Fire Department Facebook Page)

    A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. 

    A German Shepherd named Pierce was at work Thursday morning, helping an area fire department with training in a real fire setting. 

  • Protection for newborns available with new technology

    Protection for newborns available with new technology

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:37:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:52:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new form of technology to protect newborns is being used at a Region 8 hospital.

    A new form of technology to protect newborns is being used at a Region 8 hospital.

  • Man pleads guilty in murder case before jury can be selected

    Man pleads guilty in murder case before jury can be selected

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:29:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:22:10 GMT
    Montarris Raiford (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)Montarris Raiford (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Before he could be tried for another man’s murder, a Blytheville man pleaded guilty to the crime.

    Before he could be tried for another man’s murder, a Blytheville man pleaded guilty to the crime.

  • Sikeston Technical Rescue holds training at old motel

    Sikeston Technical Rescue holds training at old motel

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:02:23 GMT
    The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team (Source: Sikeston Tech. Rescue Team, Facebook)The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team (Source: Sikeston Tech. Rescue Team, Facebook)
    The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team (Source: Sikeston Tech. Rescue Team, Facebook)The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team (Source: Sikeston Tech. Rescue Team, Facebook)

    The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team. 

    The Sikeston Technical Rescue Team participated in monthly training as a member of the Southeast Missouri Homeland Security Response Team. 

  • Residents getting re-appraisal assessment letters

    Residents getting re-appraisal assessment letters

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:28:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:58:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Every five years a countywide re-appraisal is required in the state of Arkansas and Randolph County residents are taking part in that process this year.

    Every five years a countywide re-appraisal is required in the state of Arkansas and Randolph County residents are taking part in that process this year.

  • Dollar General assessing damage, deciding what's next for torched store

    Dollar General assessing damage, deciding what's next for torched store

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:37:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:53:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Last month, a Jonesboro Dollar General store went up in flames. Now, the company is deciding what they will do with the property.

    Last month, a Jonesboro Dollar General store went up in flames. Now, the company is deciding what they will do with the property.

  • Hotel clerk accused of raping guest in her room

    Hotel clerk accused of raping guest in her room

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:10:22 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:52:10 GMT
    Vikram Mannusamudram (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Vikram Mannusamudram (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause Tuesday to charge a hotel clerk with raping a woman in her room.

    A judge found probable cause Tuesday to charge a hotel clerk with raping a woman in her room.

  • Arkansas panel fires Department of Community Correction head

    Arkansas panel fires Department of Community Correction head

    The Arkansas Board of Corrections has fired the director of the state's parole and probation system.
    The Arkansas Board of Corrections has fired the director of the state's parole and probation system.
  • 'Spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips' blamed for 2 fires at TX factory

    'Spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips' blamed for 2 fires at TX factory

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:24:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:53:22 GMT
    A fire department blames tortilla chips for causing not one, but two fires at a Texas factory where they are made. (Source: Austin Fire Dept. via Facebook)A fire department blames tortilla chips for causing not one, but two fires at a Texas factory where they are made. (Source: Austin Fire Dept. via Facebook)

    A fire department blames tortilla chips for causing not one, but two fires at a Texas factory where they are made.

    A fire department blames tortilla chips for causing not one, but two fires at a Texas factory where they are made.

  • Flooding reported in Thayer area

    Flooding reported in Thayer area

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:51:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:32:29 GMT
    (Source: Officer Bryant with Thayer PD)(Source: Officer Bryant with Thayer PD)

    Heavy rains on Wednesday have caused problems in a park in southeast Missouri, officials said Wednesday night. 

    Heavy rains on Wednesday have caused problems in a park in southeast Missouri, officials said Wednesday night. 

  • Batesville School District to arm staff members

    Batesville School District to arm staff members

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:11:14 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:19:02 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    In an effort to ensure the safety of students, faculty, and staff, the Batesville School District will allow staff members to carry guns during the upcoming school year.

    In an effort to ensure the safety of students, faculty, and staff, the Batesville School District will allow staff members to carry guns during the upcoming school year.

  • Road receives upgrades after fire chief's concerns

    Road receives upgrades after fire chief's concerns

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:19:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:27:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The intersection of Highway 141 and Craighead County Road 780 received some upgrades.

    The intersection of Highway 141 and Craighead County Road 780 received some upgrades.

  • Intersection getting railroad crossing arms, traffic signal

    Intersection getting railroad crossing arms, traffic signal

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:00:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:08:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The busy Jonesboro intersection of Dan Avenue and Henson Road will soon have a railroad signal upgrade and new traffic signals.

    The busy Jonesboro intersection of Dan Avenue and Henson Road will soon have a railroad signal upgrade and new traffic signals.

  • Ozarka College offering housing for students

    Ozarka College offering housing for students

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:38:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:02:41 GMT
    Ozarka College will have at least 11 apartments available for students this fall. (Source: KAIT-TV)Ozarka College will have at least 11 apartments available for students this fall. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Ozarka College will have at least 11 apartments available for students this fall. (Source: KAIT-TV)Ozarka College will have at least 11 apartments available for students this fall. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The students at a two-year college in Izard County will have an opportunity for housing this fall, with college officials saying the college is hopeful to begin building more housing in the future. 

    The students at a two-year college in Izard County will have an opportunity for housing this fall, with college officials saying the college is hopeful to begin building more housing in the future. 

  • City seeks public input on park upgrades

    City seeks public input on park upgrades

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:48:21 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:02:28 GMT
    City asks for public comment on possible park upgrades. (Source: KAIT-TV)City asks for public comment on possible park upgrades. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    City asks for public comment on possible park upgrades. (Source: KAIT-TV)City asks for public comment on possible park upgrades. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Upgrades are coming to Jonesboro’s parks and the city wants your input on what to do.

    Upgrades are coming to Jonesboro’s parks and the city wants your input on what to do.

  • 2 charged with capital murder in death of Conway woman

    2 charged with capital murder in death of Conway woman

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:13:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:16:08 GMT
    Tacori Mackrell (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Tacori Mackrell (Source: Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    Faulkner County authorities arrested two people in connection with the kidnapping of a woman.

    Faulkner County authorities arrested two people in connection with the kidnapping of a woman.

  • Nurses spend summer back in school

    Nurses spend summer back in school

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:20:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:59:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Nurses go back to school.

    Nurses go back to school.

  • Police pursuit crosses county line, with two arrests

    Police pursuit crosses county line, with two arrests

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:11:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:39:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Multiple law enforcement agencies chase suspects across county line.

    Multiple law enforcement agencies chase suspects across county line.

  • Hardy plans to build much-needed water tower

    Hardy plans to build much-needed water tower

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:28:32 GMT
    The town of Hardy is planning to build a new water tower (Source: KAIT)The town of Hardy is planning to build a new water tower (Source: KAIT)
    The town of Hardy is planning to build a new water tower (Source: KAIT)The town of Hardy is planning to build a new water tower (Source: KAIT)

    The town of Hardy is going to see some improvements soon, starting with their water tower.

    The town of Hardy is going to see some improvements soon, starting with their water tower.

  • Highway project to possibly reduce number of crashes

    Highway project to possibly reduce number of crashes

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:25:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:26:16 GMT
    Vehicles travel around a curve set to get high friction surface treatment (Source: KAIT)Vehicles travel around a curve set to get high friction surface treatment (Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation introduced a pavement project in hopes to decrease crashes on Highway 63.

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation introduced a pavement project in hopes to decrease crashes on Highway 63.

  • Empty beds in new Arkansas veterans' home blamed for deficit

    Empty beds in new Arkansas veterans' home blamed for deficit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:16:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:18:39 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to increase efforts to fill the remaining beds at a new state facility for elderly and disabled veterans in central Arkansas.

    The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to increase efforts to fill the remaining beds at a new state facility for elderly and disabled veterans in central Arkansas.

  • Man accused of threatening to kill officers in social media post

    Man accused of threatening to kill officers in social media post

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:22:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:25:58 GMT
    Jeffrey Foster (Source: Marked Tree Police Department via Facebook)Jeffrey Foster (Source: Marked Tree Police Department via Facebook)

    A Marked Tree man is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond after investigators say he threatened to kill “all police officers.”

    A Marked Tree man is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond after investigators say he threatened to kill “all police officers.”

  • Boil order issued for Hornersville

    Boil order issued for Hornersville

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:10:24 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:17:51 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A boil order is issued for Hornersville until further notice.

    A boil order is issued for Hornersville until further notice.

  • Two road projects underway in Craighead County

    Two road projects underway in Craighead County

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:52:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:37:49 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation are working on two projects in Craighead County.

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation are working on two projects in Craighead County.

  • Spider bite leads to leg amputation

    Spider bite leads to leg amputation

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:18:33 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:36:47 GMT
    (Source: WREG)(Source: WREG)
    (Source: WREG)(Source: WREG)

    A West Memphis woman said a trip to a hospital for a spider bite leads to one of her legs to be amputated.

    A West Memphis woman said a trip to a hospital for a spider bite leads to one of her legs to be amputated.

  • Jonesboro Nominating & Rules Committee, city council discusses several topics

    Jonesboro Nominating & Rules Committee, city council discusses several topics

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:39:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:55:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Several topics will be discussed Tuesday when the Jonesboro Nominating & Rules Committee and the Jonesboro City Council meet.

    Several topics will be discussed Tuesday when the Jonesboro Nominating & Rules Committee and the Jonesboro City Council meet.

  • Church gives Jonesboro teen bike; teen wants to make community better

    Church gives Jonesboro teen bike; teen wants to make community better

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:41:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:07:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One Jonesboro teen said Tuesday he's looking to help make his community a better place than it is today.

    One Jonesboro teen said Tuesday he's looking to help make his community a better place than it is today.

  • Local chamber creates contact list for hunters

    Local chamber creates contact list for hunters

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:31:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:52:30 GMT
    Chamber creates contact list for out of town hunters. (Source: KAIT-TV)Chamber creates contact list for out of town hunters. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Chamber creates contact list for out of town hunters. (Source: KAIT-TV)Chamber creates contact list for out of town hunters. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is working on a contact list for out of town hunters.

    The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is working on a contact list for out of town hunters.

  • WBU installs new university signs

    WBU installs new university signs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:13:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:22:32 GMT
    (Source: Williams Baptist University)(Source: Williams Baptist University)
    (Source: Williams Baptist University)(Source: Williams Baptist University)

    The sign at the entrance of Williams Baptist University now reflects the transition of the school from a college to a university.

    The sign at the entrance of Williams Baptist University now reflects the transition of the school from a college to a university.

  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro receives grant

    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro receives grant

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:54:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:09:14 GMT
    (Source: Jonesboro Habitat for Humanity)(Source: Jonesboro Habitat for Humanity)
    (Source: Jonesboro Habitat for Humanity)(Source: Jonesboro Habitat for Humanity)

    The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro, Inc. was one of 32 community-based organizations to receive a great from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas.

    The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro, Inc. was one of 32 community-based organizations to receive a great from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas.

  • A-State Farmer's Market selected for Double-Up Food Bucks program

    A-State Farmer's Market selected for Double-Up Food Bucks program

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:32:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:47:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Those who shop often at Arkansas State's Farmers Market received great news Tuesday.

    Those who shop often at Arkansas State's Farmers Market received great news Tuesday.

  • Family fights to keep "meaningful" truck in yard, city wants it moved

    Family fights to keep "meaningful" truck in yard, city wants it moved

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:50:33 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:13:48 GMT
    Fallyn Bickerstaff and Jean Moon shares the meaning of the red truck that sits in Moon's yard. (Source: KAIT)Fallyn Bickerstaff and Jean Moon shares the meaning of the red truck that sits in Moon's yard. (Source: KAIT)
    Fallyn Bickerstaff and Jean Moon shares the meaning of the red truck that sits in Moon's yard. (Source: KAIT)Fallyn Bickerstaff and Jean Moon shares the meaning of the red truck that sits in Moon's yard. (Source: KAIT)

    A Lake City family is heartbroken after receiving a warning letter in the mail to move an inoperable truck that sits in their yard.

    A Lake City family is heartbroken after receiving a warning letter in the mail to move an inoperable truck that sits in their yard.

  • Local law enforcement honored for finding missing persons

    Local law enforcement honored for finding missing persons

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:11:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:16:48 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge honored the Trumann Police Dept. for their work in finding a missing teen. (Source: Chief Chad Henson)Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge honored the Trumann Police Dept. for their work in finding a missing teen. (Source: Chief Chad Henson)

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge honored law enforcement officers from Trumann and Mississippi County for their roles in finding two missing people in their jurisdictions.

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge honored law enforcement officers from Trumann and Mississippi County for their roles in finding two missing people in their jurisdictions.

  • JPD: Suspected car thief had no license to drive

    JPD: Suspected car thief had no license to drive

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:41:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:00:13 GMT
    Diaublique Orlando Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Diaublique Orlando Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Diaublique Orlando Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Diaublique Orlando Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man accused of taking his neighbor's car out for a "joyride" on two occasions also faces a charge of driving without a license.

    A Jonesboro man accused of taking his neighbor's car out for a "joyride" on two occasions also faces a charge of driving without a license.

  • City extends discounted price on recycling bins

    City extends discounted price on recycling bins

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:27:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:27:42 GMT
    The City of Jonesboro's new recycling bins. (Source: KAIT)The City of Jonesboro's new recycling bins. (Source: KAIT)
    The City of Jonesboro's new recycling bins. (Source: KAIT)The City of Jonesboro's new recycling bins. (Source: KAIT)

    The City of Jonesboro announced Tuesday it would extend the discounted price for recycling carts through the month of July.

    The City of Jonesboro announced Tuesday it would extend the discounted price for recycling carts through the month of July.

  • Depot Days Festival releases music lineup

    Depot Days Festival releases music lineup

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:47:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:39:02 GMT
    (Source: RodneyCrowell.com)(Source: RodneyCrowell.com)
    (Source: RodneyCrowell.com)(Source: RodneyCrowell.com)

    An annual festival in Newport has announced their musical lineup.

    An annual festival in Newport has announced their musical lineup.

  • Dog found in Beebe severely malnourished

    Dog found in Beebe severely malnourished

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:21:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:42:49 GMT
    Lab mix found severely malnourished in Beebe park. (Source: KARK)Lab mix found severely malnourished in Beebe park. (Source: KARK)
    Lab mix found severely malnourished in Beebe park (Source: KARK)Lab mix found severely malnourished in Beebe park (Source: KARK)

    Beebe Animal Control said it worked one of the worst cases of neglect it's ever seen.

    Beebe Animal Control said it worked one of the worst cases of neglect it's ever seen.

  • Wait times for dicamba complaints frustrating Bootheel farmers

    Wait times for dicamba complaints frustrating Bootheel farmers

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:46:15 GMT
    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)

    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops.                                     

    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops.                                     

  • City deploys 24/7 surveillance camera to reduce crime

    City deploys 24/7 surveillance camera to reduce crime

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:07:41 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:05:24 GMT
    City deploys SkyCop camera. (Source: KAIT-TV)City deploys SkyCop camera. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    City deploys SkyCop camera. (Source: KAIT-TV)City deploys SkyCop camera. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Around the clock surveillance in some of the most crime infested areas.

    Around the clock surveillance in some of the most crime infested areas.

  • Town hall meetings educate citizens about possible tax increase

    Town hall meetings educate citizens about possible tax increase

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:15:09 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:46:09 GMT
    County considers tax increase to build new hospital. (Source: KAIT-TV)County considers tax increase to build new hospital. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    County considers tax increase to build new hospital. (Source: KAIT-TV)County considers tax increase to build new hospital. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Education is the main goal of several town hall meetings across Dunklin County.

    Education is the main goal of several town hall meetings across Dunklin County.

  • Ribbon cutting held for new Independence Co. Library

    Ribbon cutting held for new Independence Co. Library

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:19:34 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:37:14 GMT
    (Source: Gov. Asa Hutchinson via Twitter)(Source: Gov. Asa Hutchinson via Twitter)
    (Source: Gov. Asa Hutchinson via Twitter)(Source: Gov. Asa Hutchinson via Twitter)

    A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held Monday by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at the new Independence County Library.

    A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held Monday by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at the new Independence County Library.

  • Sheriff's dept. receives life-saving tools through donation, grant

    Sheriff's dept. receives life-saving tools through donation, grant

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:23:18 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:33:39 GMT
    Department receives Narcan kits and Ambu bags. (Source: KAIT-TV)Department receives Narcan kits and Ambu bags. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Department receives Narcan kits and Ambu bags. (Source: KAIT-TV)Department receives Narcan kits and Ambu bags. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Mississippi County Sheriff's deputies are now armed with Ambu bags and Narcan kits.

    Mississippi County Sheriff's deputies are now armed with Ambu bags and Narcan kits.

  • Man accused of breaking into cars

    Man accused of breaking into cars

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:58:00 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:31:54 GMT
    Joe Nathan Montague (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Joe Nathan Montague (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Joe Nathan Montague (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Joe Nathan Montague (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man is being held on $5,000 bond, accused of breaking into several cars.

    A Jonesboro man is being held on $5,000 bond, accused of breaking into several cars.

  • Blytheville to lengthen tornado siren test

    Blytheville to lengthen tornado siren test

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:13:50 GMT
    Blytheville recently purchased new tornado sirens (Source: KAIT)Blytheville recently purchased new tornado sirens (Source: KAIT)
    Blytheville recently purchased new tornado sirens (Source: KAIT)Blytheville recently purchased new tornado sirens (Source: KAIT)

    The city of Blytheville recently purchased brand new tornado sirens to replace its broken and outdated sirens but they will update the sirens' testing routine as well.

    The city of Blytheville recently purchased brand new tornado sirens to replace its broken and outdated sirens but they will update the sirens' testing routine as well.

  • Highland Dr. right turn lane onto Main St. to close for water line repair

    Highland Dr. right turn lane onto Main St. to close for water line repair

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:55:32 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:05:37 GMT
    Right turn lane from Highland Dr. onto Main St. for water line repair (Source: Google Maps)Right turn lane from Highland Dr. onto Main St. for water line repair (Source: Google Maps)
    Right turn lane from Highland Dr. onto Main St. for water line repair (Source: Google Maps)Right turn lane from Highland Dr. onto Main St. for water line repair (Source: Google Maps)

    The right turn lane on Highland Drive onto Main Street will be closed Tuesday for water line repairs.

    The right turn lane on Highland Drive onto Main Street will be closed Tuesday for water line repairs.

  • Amazon rolls out deals for "Prime Day"

    Amazon rolls out deals for "Prime Day"

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:02:21 GMT
    Amazon Prime users find deals on "Prime Day" (Source: NBC)Amazon Prime users find deals on "Prime Day" (Source: NBC)
    Amazon Prime users find deals on "Prime Day" (Source: NBC)Amazon Prime users find deals on "Prime Day" (Source: NBC)

    It's Christmas in July for Amazon Prime members. Starting Monday, July 16 and continuing for 36 hours, the online retail giant is rolling out thousands of deals.

    It's Christmas in July for Amazon Prime members. Starting Monday, July 16 and continuing for 36 hours, the online retail giant is rolling out thousands of deals.

  • Hepatitis A cases reach the 60 mark in Arkansas

    Hepatitis A cases reach the 60 mark in Arkansas

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:49:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:58:21 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Department of Health)(Source: Arkansas Department of Health)
    (Source: Arkansas Department of Health)(Source: Arkansas Department of Health)

    The number of Hepatitis A cases continue to rise across Arkansas.

    The number of Hepatitis A cases continue to rise across Arkansas.

  • School district looks to increase millage

    School district looks to increase millage

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:04:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:54:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Lawrence County School District is hoping to get a millage increase this year.

    The Lawrence County School District is hoping to get a millage increase this year.

  • Group circulates petition to block medical marijuana facilities

    Group circulates petition to block medical marijuana facilities

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:33:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:47:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Randolph County Ministerial Alliance is driving a petition to block medical marijuana dispensaries and grower facilities from the county.

    The Randolph County Ministerial Alliance is driving a petition to block medical marijuana dispensaries and grower facilities from the county.

  • 2.2 earthquake registered in New Madrid Co., MO

    2.2 earthquake registered in New Madrid Co., MO

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:32:08 GMT
    A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16. (Source: USGS)A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16. (Source: USGS)
    A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16. (Source: USGS)A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16. (Source: USGS)

    A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16.

    A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16.

  • Construction begins on new Randolph County Jail

    Construction begins on new Randolph County Jail

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:03:05 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:27:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Construction on the new Randolph County Jail began on Monday.

    Construction on the new Randolph County Jail began on Monday.

  • Company encourages you to stay ahead of summer power outages

    Company encourages you to stay ahead of summer power outages

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:33:19 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:26:26 GMT
    Craighead Electric encouraging customers to have a plan b during power outages (Source: KAIT)Craighead Electric encouraging customers to have a plan b during power outages (Source: KAIT)
    Craighead Electric encouraging customers to have a plan b during power outages (Source: KAIT)Craighead Electric encouraging customers to have a plan b during power outages (Source: KAIT)

    Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation encourages people to stay ahead of summer power outages.

    Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation encourages people to stay ahead of summer power outages.

  • Historic mausoleum getting repairs for the first time in years

    Historic mausoleum getting repairs for the first time in years

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:51:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:12:40 GMT
    Linwood Mausoleum sits on a hillside in the cemetery (Source: KAIT)Linwood Mausoleum sits on a hillside in the cemetery (Source: KAIT)
    Linwood Mausoleum sits on a hillside in the cemetery (Source: KAIT)Linwood Mausoleum sits on a hillside in the cemetery (Source: KAIT)

    A historic mausoleum is getting upgrades for the first time in many years.

    A historic mausoleum is getting upgrades for the first time in many years.

  • Man injured after shot with flare gun in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Man injured after shot with flare gun in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:03:52 GMT
    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)
    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)

    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun.

    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun.

  • Judge sets man's bond at $200k in separate cases

    Judge sets man's bond at $200k in separate cases

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:17:47 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:47:37 GMT
    Brenton Austin Montgomery (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brenton Austin Montgomery (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Brenton Austin Montgomery (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brenton Austin Montgomery (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    When a judge set his bond at $100,000 a man suspected of aggravated residential burglary had just one thing to say to the judge: “Good bond.” But, the judge wasn’t finished. And neither was the suspect.

    When a judge set his bond at $100,000 a man suspected of aggravated residential burglary had just one thing to say to the judge: “Good bond.” But, the judge wasn’t finished. And neither was the suspect.

  • Suspect arrested after holding knife to woman's throat, kicking and spitting on officer

    Suspect arrested after holding knife to woman's throat, kicking and spitting on officer

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:01:41 GMT
    Joshua Runyan (Source: Mississippi Co Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Joshua Runyan (Source: Mississippi Co Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Joshua Runyan (Source: Mississippi Co Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Joshua Runyan (Source: Mississippi Co Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A Manila man is facing a long list of drug and assault charges after deputies say he held a knife to his girlfriend's throat.  

    A Manila man is facing a long list of drug and assault charges after deputies say he held a knife to his girlfriend's throat.  

  • Couple returns home to find burglary suspects eating their food, wearing their clothes

    Couple returns home to find burglary suspects eating their food, wearing their clothes

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:46:44 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:01:19 GMT
    Michael Shannon Carmichael (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Michael Shannon Carmichael (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Michael Shannon Carmichael (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Michael Shannon Carmichael (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A couple returned from a two-week vacation to find a man and woman sitting at their table, eating their food, and dressed in their clothes.

    A couple returned from a two-week vacation to find a man and woman sitting at their table, eating their food, and dressed in their clothes.

  • BREAKING

    Grandson faces murder charges in couple's death

    Grandson faces murder charges in couple's death

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:40:45 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:15:07 GMT
    Randolph County authorities and Arkansas State Police are investigating the deaths of two people over the weekend at a home just off Pyburn Extended. Authorities are treating the deaths as homicide. (Source: KAIT-TV)Randolph County authorities and Arkansas State Police are investigating the deaths of two people over the weekend at a home just off Pyburn Extended. Authorities are treating the deaths as homicide. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, a person was being held Sunday in the Randolph County jail after being taken into custody by Arkansas State Police in connection with the deaths of two people. 

    According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, a person was being held Sunday in the Randolph County jail after being taken into custody by Arkansas State Police in connection with the deaths of two people. 

  • ABC fines Jonesboro businesses for advertising alcohol

    ABC fines Jonesboro businesses for advertising alcohol

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:12:51 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:33:43 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The Alcoholic Beverage Control board recently fined several Jonesboro businesses for promoting liquor in a dry county.

    The Alcoholic Beverage Control board recently fined several Jonesboro businesses for promoting liquor in a dry county.

  • Guilty plea made in Ripley Co. murder case

    Guilty plea made in Ripley Co. murder case

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:18:55 GMT
    Matthew Bruce (Source: Doniphan Police Department)Matthew Bruce (Source: Doniphan Police Department)
    Matthew Bruce (Source: Doniphan PD)Matthew Bruce (Source: Doniphan PD)

    A Region 8 man will spend the next 9 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

    A Region 8 man will spend the next 9 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

  • Teen girl among injured after SUV overturns

    Teen girl among injured after SUV overturns

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:59:45 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:02:43 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A teen girl was seriously hurt after an SUV overturned early Monday morning.

    A teen girl was seriously hurt after an SUV overturned early Monday morning.

  • breaking

    Power outages reported in Craighead County with storm

    Power outages reported in Craighead County with storm

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:27:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:27:01 GMT

    According to a post on the Craighead Electric outage map website, about 12 customers are left without out power following evening storms. 

    According to a post on the Craighead Electric outage map website, about 12 customers are left without out power following evening storms. 

  • Traveling marching band stops in Paragould

    Traveling marching band stops in Paragould

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:22:57 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:42:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Guardians Drum and Bugle Corp entertained a crowd at Paragould High School on Sunday.

    The Guardians Drum and Bugle Corp entertained a crowd at Paragould High School on Sunday.

  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots July 15-21

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots July 15-21

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:33:18 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:54:07 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.

  • Two men arrested for dumping dogs outside in Kennett

    Two men arrested for dumping dogs outside in Kennett

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:34:24 GMT
    The two suspects (pictured) are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department. (Source: Kennett Humane Dept.)The two suspects (pictured) are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department. (Source: Kennett Humane Dept.)

    Two suspects are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department.

    Two suspects are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department.

  • Teen granted shopping spree of a lifetime

    Teen granted shopping spree of a lifetime

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-15 02:02:39 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:08:32 GMT
    Ellie Stafford making the strawberry pie alongside C.P. Stafford, her grandfather (Source: KAIT)Ellie Stafford making the strawberry pie alongside C.P. Stafford, her grandfather (Source: KAIT)
    Ellie Stafford making the strawberry pie alongside C.P. Stafford, her grandfather (Source: KAIT)Ellie Stafford making the strawberry pie alongside C.P. Stafford, her grandfather (Source: KAIT)

    A teenager is going on the shopping spree of a lifetime after being granted her wish.

    A teenager is going on the shopping spree of a lifetime after being granted her wish.

  • Child to receive Make-A-Wish to go deep sea fishing

    Child to receive Make-A-Wish to go deep sea fishing

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-07-15 02:17:35 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:04:26 GMT
    Jacob holding his fishing derby award (Source: Marya Langford)Jacob holding his fishing derby award (Source: Marya Langford)
    Jacob holding his fishing derby award (Source: Marya Langford)Jacob holding his fishing derby award (Source: Marya Langford)

    An 8-year-old McCrory boy is headed to the Florida Keys after the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted him his wish.

    An 8-year-old McCrory boy is headed to the Florida Keys after the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted him his wish.

  • Independence County Fair ready to kick-off in Batesville

    Independence County Fair ready to kick-off in Batesville

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:22:47 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:14:43 GMT
    The Independence County Fair begins Monday, July 16 in Batesville. (Source: Independence County Fair)The Independence County Fair begins Monday, July 16 in Batesville. (Source: Independence County Fair)
    The Independence County Fair begins Monday, July 16 in Batesville. (Source: Independence County Fair)The Independence County Fair begins Monday, July 16 in Batesville. (Source: Independence County Fair)

    Opening day begins with an amateur dog show that benefits the Independence County Humane Society.

    Opening day begins with an amateur dog show that benefits the Independence County Humane Society.

  • “Dante” dares you to come to Pet-A-Palooza

    “Dante” dares you to come to Pet-A-Palooza

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:58:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:56:34 GMT
    Dante is a sweet Pit Mix puppy. (Source: NEAHS)Dante is a sweet Pit Mix puppy. (Source: NEAHS)
    Dante is a sweet Pit Mix puppy. (Source: NEAHS)Dante is a sweet Pit Mix puppy. (Source: NEAHS)

    A Pit Mix puppy livens up the Mid-Day set with details of a special benefit for the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society that’s happening Saturday, August 4.

    A Pit Mix puppy livens up the Mid-Day set with details of a special benefit for the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society that’s happening Saturday, August 4.

  • Arkansas drug court inmate dies at Tennessee hospital

    Arkansas drug court inmate dies at Tennessee hospital

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:00:13 GMT
    Arkansas Community Correction (Source: Arkansas Community Correction Facebook page)Arkansas Community Correction (Source: Arkansas Community Correction Facebook page)

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died at a Tennessee hospital where she was taken after being found in "medical distress."

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died at a Tennessee hospital where she was taken after being found in "medical distress."

  • Man arrested wanting to go to jail

    Man arrested wanting to go to jail

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:04:04 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:09:33 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man in St. Francis County wants to be in jail because he said it stops him from abusing drugs and alcohol.

    A man in St. Francis County wants to be in jail because he said it stops him from abusing drugs and alcohol.

  • Report: Missing woman found dead

    Report: Missing woman found dead

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:18:59 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:08:24 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities have been able to identify the body of a woman found July 11 in rural Jefferson County as a woman reported missing out of Faulkner County, according to a report from KATV. 

    Authorities have been able to identify the body of a woman found July 11 in rural Jefferson County as a woman reported missing out of Faulkner County, according to a report from KATV. 

  • Marion residents want changes to 'Dead Man's Curve'

    Marion residents want changes to 'Dead Man's Curve'

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:50:34 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:05:47 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A curve on a stretch of Highway 77 in Marion is so sharp, it has earned the nickname “Dead Man’s Curve.”

    A curve on a stretch of Highway 77 in Marion is so sharp, it has earned the nickname “Dead Man’s Curve.”

  • Corning City Council passes ATV ordinance

    Corning City Council passes ATV ordinance

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:53:11 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:51:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Corning City Council has passed a new ATV ordinance allowing people to ride within its city limits.

    The Corning City Council has passed a new ATV ordinance allowing people to ride within its city limits.

  • West Memphis man sentenced in drug, weapons case

    West Memphis man sentenced in drug, weapons case

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:54:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:59:11 GMT
    Michael Dewayne Driver (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office)Michael Dewayne Driver (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office)
    Michael Dewayne Driver (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office)Michael Dewayne Driver (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office)

    Prosecutors said Friday that a decision by a man to turn down a plea agreement earlier this month led to a much heavier sentence being issued in court. 

    Prosecutors said Friday that a decision by a man to turn down a plea agreement earlier this month led to a much heavier sentence being issued in court. 

  • Landspout forms near Weiner

    Landspout forms near Weiner

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:34:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:57:25 GMT
    A landspout could be seen Friday in Weiner in Poinsett County. (Source: Ryan Vaughan Region 8 Facebook page via Ben Adams)A landspout could be seen Friday in Weiner in Poinsett County. (Source: Ryan Vaughan Region 8 Facebook page via Ben Adams)
    A landspout could be seen Friday in Weiner in Poinsett County. (Source: Ryan Vaughan Region 8 Facebook page via Ben Adams)A landspout could be seen Friday in Weiner in Poinsett County. (Source: Ryan Vaughan Region 8 Facebook page via Ben Adams)

    The weather was good outside Friday but a landspout could be seen forming in Poinsett County. 

    The weather was good outside Friday but a landspout could be seen forming in Poinsett County. 

  • Authorities seek help in solving cold case

    Authorities seek help in solving cold case

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:31:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:52:28 GMT
    Marcal Tye (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office website)Marcal Tye (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office website)
    Marcal Tye (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office website)Marcal Tye (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office website)

    Officials in one area county are working to solve a seven-year-old murder case and are asking people for help for any possible clues in connection with the case. 

    Officials in one area county are working to solve a seven-year-old murder case and are asking people for help for any possible clues in connection with the case. 

  • Athlete brings home the gold

    Athlete brings home the gold

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:11:37 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:27:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A Walmart employee brings home a gold medal!

    A Walmart employee brings home a gold medal!

  • City gets grants for sewer

    City gets grants for sewer

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:03:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:13:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The City of Datto has received 100 percent of grant funding to help them get a new sewer system

    The City of Datto has received 100 percent of grant funding to help them get a new sewer system.

  • Diaz Fire Department finishes new addition

    Diaz Fire Department finishes new addition

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:34:21 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:35:06 GMT
    The Diaz Fire Department recently finished building a second station (Source: KAIT)The Diaz Fire Department recently finished building a second station (Source: KAIT)
    The Diaz Fire Department recently finished building a second station (Source: KAIT)The Diaz Fire Department recently finished building a second station (Source: KAIT)

    The town of Diaz just recently finished building their second fire station.

    The town of Diaz just recently finished building their second fire station.

  • Piggott Mayor reacts to sales tax vote

    Piggott Mayor reacts to sales tax vote

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:32:53 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:30:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The votes by residents for a one percent sales tax means that an emergency room in Piggott will stay operational.

    The votes by residents for a one percent sales tax means that an emergency room in Piggott will stay operational.

  • Mayor urges residents to check water bills

    Mayor urges residents to check water bills

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:57:18 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:24:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Corning mayor's office is urging residents to double check their water bills this month.

    The Corning mayor's office is urging residents to double check their water bills this month.

  • Independence Co. to eliminate residential recycling pickup

    Independence Co. to eliminate residential recycling pickup

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:39:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:55:27 GMT
    These changes are being made because there are fewer inmates available for community service. (Source: KAIT)These changes are being made because there are fewer inmates available for community service. (Source: KAIT)
    These changes are being made because there are less inmates available for community service. (Source: KAIT)These changes are being made because there are less inmates available for community service. (Source: KAIT)

    The recycling program ran by Independence County is about to undergo some changes, resulting in the loss of curbside pickup for residents.

    The recycling program ran by Independence County is about to undergo some changes, resulting in the loss of curbside pickup for residents.

  • Authorities search for shooting suspect

    Authorities search for shooting suspect

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:37:50 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:42:59 GMT
    Demetrious McFadden (Source: Marianna Police Department Facebook page)Demetrious McFadden (Source: Marianna Police Department Facebook page)
    Demetrious McFadden (Source: Marianna Police Department Facebook page)Demetrious McFadden (Source: Marianna Police Department Facebook page)

    Authorities are asking the help of the public in finding a suspect in connection with a shooting earlier this month in Lee County that left one person injured.

    Authorities are asking the help of the public in finding a suspect in connection with a shooting earlier this month in Lee County that left one person injured.

  • Sikeston, MO man convicted by jury on child abuse charges

    Sikeston, MO man convicted by jury on child abuse charges

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:31:20 GMT
    Ronald Sherrod, 66, was found guilty of two counts of statutory sodomy after the jury deliberated for about two hours (Source: Cape Girardeau Sheriff's Office)Ronald Sherrod, 66, was found guilty of two counts of statutory sodomy after the jury deliberated for about two hours (Source: Cape Girardeau Sheriff's Office)

    A Sikeston, Missouri man has been convicted of statutory sodomy first degree after a three-day jury trial in Jackson, Mo.

    A Sikeston, Missouri man has been convicted of statutory sodomy first degree after a three-day jury trial in Jackson, Mo.

  • UPDATE: Third escapee now in custody, sheriff says

    UPDATE: Third escapee now in custody, sheriff says

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-11 16:14:37 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:14:47 GMT
    Randall Sledge (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office)Randall Sledge (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office)

    According to Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts, the third suspect in an escape earlier this week from the Sharp County jail is now in custody. 

    According to Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts, the third suspect in an escape earlier this week from the Sharp County jail is now in custody. 

  • Car wash planned at old Sears lot, 1 of 3 businesses coming

    Car wash planned at old Sears lot, 1 of 3 businesses coming

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:22:11 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:43:34 GMT
    (Source: Tommy's Express Car Wash via Facebook)(Source: Tommy's Express Car Wash via Facebook)

    One of three businesses is coming soon to the old Sears parking lot in Jonesboro.

    One of three businesses is coming soon to the old Sears parking lot in Jonesboro.

  • Trailer full of yard sale goods reported stolen

    Trailer full of yard sale goods reported stolen

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:52:29 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:20:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro man reported his trailer full of yard sale items was taken.

    A Jonesboro man reported his trailer full of yard sale items was taken.

  • Walnut Ridge man killed, 2 injured in crash

    Walnut Ridge man killed, 2 injured in crash

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:22:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:56:00 GMT
    Scene of crash on Hilltop in Jonesboro (Source: KAIT)Scene of crash on Hilltop in Jonesboro (Source: KAIT)
    Scene of crash on Hilltop in Jonesboro (Source: KAIT)Scene of crash on Hilltop in Jonesboro (Source: KAIT)

    A Walnut Ridge man died in a crash at Hilltop in Jonesboro on Thursday.

    A Walnut Ridge man died in a crash at Hilltop in Jonesboro on Thursday.

  • A Better Region 8: Privilege to serve Region 8

    A Better Region 8: Privilege to serve Region 8

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:21:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:28:54 GMT
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

    In 1963, the average American income was $5,800 a year. A new house would cost on average a little less than $13,000.

    In 1963, the average American income was $5,800 a year. A new house would cost on average a little less than $13,000.

  • Lines close during Build-A-Bear 'Pay Your Age Day' event

    Lines close during Build-A-Bear 'Pay Your Age Day' event

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:01:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:21:18 GMT

    The lines are so long the company is actually closing lines in U.S. stores out of safety concerns, according to the Build-A-Bear website.

    The lines are so long the company is actually closing lines in U.S. stores out of safety concerns, according to the Build-A-Bear website.

  • Two "All Star" bands expected to "fuel" this year's BBQ festival

    Two "All Star" bands expected to "fuel" this year's BBQ festival

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:52:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:13:33 GMT
    SmashMouth (Source: Facebook)SmashMouth (Source: Facebook)

    The Jonesboro Advertising and Promotion Commission announced Thursday that FUEL and SmashMouth will perform at this year’s Downtown Jonesboro BBQ and Music Festival.

    The Jonesboro Advertising and Promotion Commission announced Thursday that FUEL and SmashMouth will perform at this year’s Downtown Jonesboro BBQ and Music Festival.

  • Playground rededication at Craighead Forest Park

    Playground rededication at Craighead Forest Park

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:33:48 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:55:41 GMT
    A rededication ceremony was held at the Rotary Centennial Playground at Craighead Forest Park. (Source: Rotary Club of Jonesboro Facebook page)A rededication ceremony was held at the Rotary Centennial Playground at Craighead Forest Park. (Source: Rotary Club of Jonesboro Facebook page)

    A rededication of the Rotary Centennial Playground at Craighead Forest Park took place Thursday.

    A rededication of the Rotary Centennial Playground at Craighead Forest Park took place Thursday.

  • Two taken to hospitals after crash in Lawrence County

    Two taken to hospitals after crash in Lawrence County

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:06:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:38:45 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Two people were injured Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash at the River Bridge in Black Rock, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates. 

    Two people were injured Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash at the River Bridge in Black Rock, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates. 

  • Floodways road construction making major progress

    Floodways road construction making major progress

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:24:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:29:36 GMT
    Floodway project considered 75 percent complete. (Source: KAIT-TV)Floodway project considered 75 percent complete. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Floodway project considered 75 percent complete. (Source: KAIT-TV)Floodway project considered 75 percent complete. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The ride on Interstate 555 just got a whole lot smoother.

    The ride on Interstate 555 just got a whole lot smoother.

  • Extreme heat causing roadwork delays on bridge project

    Extreme heat causing roadwork delays on bridge project

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:13:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:07:59 GMT
    Hwy. 118 bridge near Tyronza still closed. (Source: KAIT-TV)Hwy. 118 bridge near Tyronza still closed. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A bridge we first reported closed back in May is still impassable, and the recent heat is delaying the process.

    A bridge we first reported closed back in May is still impassable, and the recent heat is delaying the process.

  • Seniors bowl for gold

    Seniors bowl for gold

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:38:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:29:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Region 8 seniors from all over bowled for gold!

    Region 8 seniors from all over bowled for gold!

  • Continued care hospital opens in Jonesboro

    Continued care hospital opens in Jonesboro

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:43:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:19:56 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Long term acute care is now available in Jonesboro.

    Long term acute care is now available in Jonesboro.

  • Sharp County Jail prepares new jailers

    Sharp County Jail prepares new jailers

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:15:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:47:20 GMT
    The Sharp County jail is certifying new jailers this week (Source: KAIT)The Sharp County jail is certifying new jailers this week (Source: KAIT)

    The Sharp County jail is certifying their new jailers this week.

    The Sharp County jail is certifying their new jailers this week.

  • Ark. marijuana panel OKs rule allowing hiring of consultant

    Ark. marijuana panel OKs rule allowing hiring of consultant

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:12:39 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    An Arkansas panel has approved a rule that would allow it to hire an outside consultant to help review and score hundreds of applications the state has received from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana.

    An Arkansas panel has approved a rule that would allow it to hire an outside consultant to help review and score hundreds of applications the state has received from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana.

  • Watermelon Festival committee creates scholarship for young farmers

    Watermelon Festival committee creates scholarship for young farmers

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:56:44 GMT
    The Cave City Watermelon Festival Committee hopes they can give back to young farmers through a scholarship. (Source: KAIT)The Cave City Watermelon Festival Committee hopes they can give back to young farmers through a scholarship. (Source: KAIT)
    The Cave City Watermelon Festival Committee hopes they can give back to young farmers through a scholarship. (Source: KAIT)The Cave City Watermelon Festival Committee hopes they can give back to young farmers through a scholarship. (Source: KAIT)

    Organizers of the Cave City Watermelon Festival is working to ensure that the next generation of farmers knows they are supported.

    Organizers of the Cave City Watermelon Festival is working to ensure that the next generation of farmers knows they are supported.

  • Sikeston man, woman arrested after drugs found at motel

    Sikeston man, woman arrested after drugs found at motel

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:59:19 GMT
    According to Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury, a Sikeston, Missouri man and woman were arrested on drug charges on Wednesday, July 11 (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)According to Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury, a Sikeston, Missouri man and woman were arrested on drug charges on Wednesday, July 11 (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)

    According to Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury, a Sikeston, Missouri man and woman were arrested on drug charges on Wednesday, July 11.

    According to Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury, a Sikeston, Missouri man and woman were arrested on drug charges on Wednesday, July 11.

  • City looks at changes for police department

    City looks at changes for police department

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:45:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:52:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After having only an interim police chief for more than a month, the city of Walnut Ridge is looking at possible changes to their police department. 

    After having only an interim police chief for more than a month, the city of Walnut Ridge is looking at possible changes to their police department. 

  • New business opens in Portia

    New business opens in Portia

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:48:22 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:47:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A new business opened its doors in Lawrence County on Thursday.

    A new business opened its doors in Lawrence County on Thursday.

  • 6 fatal crop duster crashes happened in Arkansas since 2013

    6 fatal crop duster crashes happened in Arkansas since 2013

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:17:09 GMT
    Chad McClain (Source: Family friend)Chad McClain (Source: Family friend)

    Funeral arrangements are still pending for the Wheatley, Arkansas's fire chief who died Wednesday in a crop duster plane crash. 

    Funeral arrangements are still pending for the Wheatley, Arkansas's fire chief who died Wednesday in a crop duster plane crash. 

  • Former Arkansas judge sues over proposal on damages

    Former Arkansas judge sues over proposal on damages

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:02:55 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A former Arkansas judge is challenging a ballot measure that would cap damages awarded in lawsuits and would give the Legislature control over court rules in the state.

    A former Arkansas judge is challenging a ballot measure that would cap damages awarded in lawsuits and would give the Legislature control over court rules in the state.

  • Crews repair Spring River sinkhole, officials say

    Crews repair Spring River sinkhole, officials say

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:31:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:44:24 GMT
    Crews have been able to repair a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Commission of State Lands)Crews have been able to repair a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Commission of State Lands)
    Crews have been able to repair a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Commission of State Lands)Crews have been able to repair a sinkhole on the Spring River in Fulton County. (Source: Arkansas Commission of State Lands)

    According to Arkansas Land Commissioner John Thurston, crews have been able to close a sinkhole that opened on the Spring River in June in which a person was killed. 

    According to Arkansas Land Commissioner John Thurston, crews have been able to close a sinkhole that opened on the Spring River in June in which a person was killed. 

  • McCaskill: DEA failed as opioids flowed into Missouri

    McCaskill: DEA failed as opiods flowed into Missouri

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:45:08 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Senate)(Source: U.S. Senate)
    (Source: U.S. Senate)(Source: U.S. Senate)

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says federal drug enforcement officials didn't hold major drug distributors accountable while prescription opioids flowed into Missouri between 2012 and 2017.

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says federal drug enforcement officials didn't hold major drug distributors accountable while prescription opioids flowed into Missouri between 2012 and 2017.

  • Arkansas man convicted in beating, rape of 69-year-old woman

    Arkansas man convicted in beating, rape of 69-year-old woman

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:40:00 GMT
    Charles Alan Rickman (Source: Benton Co. Sheriff's Office)Charles Alan Rickman (Source: Benton Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Charles Alan Rickman (Source: Benton Co. Sheriff's Office)Charles Alan Rickman (Source: Benton Co. Sheriff's Office)

    An Arkansas man has been convicted of beating and raping a 69-year-old woman in an attack that led to parts of her arms and legs being amputated.

    An Arkansas man has been convicted of beating and raping a 69-year-old woman in an attack that led to parts of her arms and legs being amputated.

  • Vandals hit road equipment, causing thousands in damages

    Vandals hit road equipment, causing thousands in damages

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:59:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:40:51 GMT
    Sometime overnight Wednesday vandals broke out the windows of a county road grader. (Source: Sharp Co. Judge Gene Moore)Sometime overnight Wednesday vandals broke out the windows of a county road grader. (Source: Sharp Co. Judge Gene Moore)
    Sometime overnight Wednesday vandals broke out the windows of a county road grader. (Source: Sharp Co. Judge Gene Moore)Sometime overnight Wednesday vandals broke out the windows of a county road grader. (Source: Sharp Co. Judge Gene Moore)

    Sharp County authorities say a recent case of vandalism will wind up costing taxpayers more than just replacing a few windows.

    Sharp County authorities say a recent case of vandalism will wind up costing taxpayers more than just replacing a few windows.

  • Police investigating attempted robbery at knifepoint

    Police investigating attempted robbery at knifepoint

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:32:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:04:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A victim was injured during a reported attempted robbery in Kennett.

    A victim was injured during a reported attempted robbery in Kennett.

  • Man accused of defrauding Walmart stores across AR, MO

    Man accused of defrauding Walmart stores across AR, MO

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-07-11 16:48:53 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:21:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man faces burglary and theft charges after police say he scammed Walmart stores from Arkansas to Missouri out of a lot of money.

    A man faces burglary and theft charges after police say he scammed Walmart stores from Arkansas to Missouri out of a lot of money.

  • Malden, MO man charged with officer assault caught in a ditch

    Malden, MO man charged with officer assault caught in a ditch

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:05:07 GMT
    Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office)Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office)
    Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office)Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office)

    Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center for resisting arrest, two counts of assault second-degree on a law enforcement officer, and operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner.

    Neal Bailey, 24, of Malden, Mo was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center for resisting arrest, two counts of assault second-degree on a law enforcement officer, and operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner.

  • Working women on reversing type 2 diabetes

    Working women on reversing type 2 diabetes

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:47:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:02:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    After she was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, one woman decided to take control of her health by focusing less on her sedentary career, and more on herself.  

    After she was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, one woman decided to take control of her health by focusing less on her sedentary career, and more on herself.  

  • How to automate your days to save energy and money this summer

    How to automate your days to save energy and money this summer

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:26:53 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:25:44 GMT
    The Nest Thermostat-E learns your routines and adjusts when you're home. (Source: NBC)The Nest Thermostat-E learns your routines and adjusts when you're home. (Source: NBC)
    The Nest Thermostat-E learns your routines and adjusts when you're home. (Source: NBC)The Nest Thermostat-E learns your routines and adjusts when you're home. (Source: NBC)

    There are "smart" ways to beat the heat without breaking the bank.

    There are "smart" ways to beat the heat without breaking the bank.

  • 6 injured in semi truck crash, 3 of them infants

    6 injured in semi truck crash, 3 of them infants

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:20:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:23:34 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A crash involving a semi truck in Missouri injured six people including three children that are at least one year old.

    A crash involving a semi truck in Missouri injured six people including three children that are at least one year old.

  • Firefighters battle morning house fire, no injuries

    Firefighters battle morning house fire, no injuries

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:04:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:09:11 GMT

    A fire department in Independence County battled a Thursday morning house fire.

    A fire department in Independence County battled a Thursday morning house fire.

  • Pilot injured in small plane crash

    Pilot injured in small plane crash

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:52:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:56:25 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A man suffered serious injuries when his small plane crashed during takeoff.

    A man suffered serious injuries when his small plane crashed during takeoff.

  • Announcement expected on Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest

    Announcement expected on Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:39 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:39:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:25:39 GMT
    (Source: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest via Facebook)(Source: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest via Facebook)
    (Source: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest via Facebook)(Source: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest via Facebook)

    We expect to learn who will headline the Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest this year.

    We expect to learn who will headline the Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest this year.

  • Touring inside Crittenden County’s upcoming Baptist Memorial Hospital

    Touring inside Crittenden County’s upcoming Baptist Memorial Hospital

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:57:34 GMT
    Baptist Memorial Hospital will soon be ready to treat its first patient in just a few short months. (Source: WMC Action News 5)Baptist Memorial Hospital will soon be ready to treat its first patient in just a few short months. (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    For the last few years, people in the West Memphis area have been without their own hospital. But that will change soon as Baptist Memorial Hospital in Crittenden is entering its final construction stages.

    For the last few years, people in the West Memphis area have been without their own hospital. But that will change soon as Baptist Memorial Hospital in Crittenden is entering its final construction stages.

  • GR8 Job: Special Olympian returns home

    GR8 Job: Special Olympian returns home

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:12:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:49:15 GMT
    Jacob James (Source: Mitchell Communications)Jacob James (Source: Mitchell Communications)
    Jacob James (Source: Mitchell Communications)Jacob James (Source: Mitchell Communications)

    A Greene County Special Olympian will be honored July 12 for his work at the recent Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. 

    A Greene County Special Olympian will be honored July 12 for his work at the recent Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. 

  • Teens accused of taunting toddler with taser

    Teens accused of taunting toddler with taser

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:25:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:48:19 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Three teenage girls are in trouble with the law after they were reportedly seen on video laughing while taunting a one-year-old child with a taser, according to Conway police.

    Three teenage girls are in trouble with the law after they were reportedly seen on video laughing while taunting a one-year-old child with a taser, according to Conway police.

  • Be wary of calls about arrest, sheriff says

    Be wary of calls about arrest, sheriff says

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:39:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:43:01 GMT
    Dunklin County Sheriff's Office (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)Dunklin County Sheriff's Office (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)
    Dunklin County Sheriff's Office (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)Dunklin County Sheriff's Office (Source: Dunklin County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

    Authorities in one area county are asking residents to be careful, especially if they get a call from someone saying they have a warrant for their arrest. 

    Authorities in one area county are asking residents to be careful, especially if they get a call from someone saying they have a warrant for their arrest. 

  • City's SkyCop camera arrives Monday

    City's SkyCop camera arrives Monday

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:55:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:22:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    It’s the first phase of the project. The mobile SkyCop unit will be in Blytheville on Monday, July 16.

    It’s the first phase of the project. The mobile SkyCop unit will be in Blytheville on Monday, July 16.

  • Police department works to demolish, rebuild training building

    Police department works to demolish, rebuild training building

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:04:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:15:35 GMT
    Police department looking into tearing down old building to build new. (Source: KAIT-TV)Police department looking into tearing down old building to build new. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Police department looking into tearing down old building to build new. (Source: KAIT-TV)Police department looking into tearing down old building to build new. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Structural issues forced the department out of its firing range house.

    Structural issues forced the department out of its firing range house.

  • Deadly crash involving commercial vehicle in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Deadly crash involving commercial vehicle in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:07:38 GMT
    According to Sgt. Clark Parrott, Troop E Missouri Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Pemiscot County, Missouri. (Source: KFVS)According to Sgt. Clark Parrott, Troop E Missouri Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Pemiscot County, Missouri. (Source: KFVS)
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    According to Sgt. Clark Parrott, Troop E Missouri Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Pemiscot County, Missouri.

    According to Sgt. Clark Parrott, Troop E Missouri Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Pemiscot County, Missouri.

  • KAIT celebrates 55th anniversary with film project

    KAIT celebrates 55th anniversary with film project

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:25:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:55:47 GMT
    Gary Jones worked at KAIT from July 1, 1963 to May 31, 1967. (Source: KAIT-TV)Gary Jones worked at KAIT from July 1, 1963 to May 31, 1967. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Gary Jones worked at KAIT from July 1, 1963 to May 31, 1967. (Source: KAIT-TV)Gary Jones worked at KAIT from July 1, 1963 to May 31, 1967. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Arkansas filmmaker and former KAIT employee works with Arkansas State University to document history of Region 8 through KAIT film reels.

    Arkansas filmmaker and former KAIT employee works with Arkansas State University to document history of Region 8 through KAIT film reels.

  • Dunklin Co. residents to vote on tax hikes to fund new hospital

    Dunklin Co. residents to vote on tax hikes to fund new hospital

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:04:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:18:38 GMT
    Architect's rendering of the proposed hospital the tax increases would help fund. (Source: Citizens for Healthcare in Dunklin County)Architect's rendering of the proposed hospital the tax increases would help fund. (Source: Citizens for Healthcare in Dunklin County)

    A month after Dunklin County’s only hospital shut its doors, residents are considering two tax increases to build a new hospital.

    A month after Dunklin County’s only hospital shut its doors, residents are considering two tax increases to build a new hospital.

  • Fire Department urges residents to add address signs

    Fire Department urges residents to add address signs

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:43:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:11:17 GMT
    A Cave City ordinance states residents must have a reflective address sign with 3-inch letters. (Source: KAIT)A Cave City ordinance states residents must have a reflective address sign with 3-inch letters. (Source: KAIT)

    A Sharp County fire department is urging residents to make sure their homes are properly marked with address signs.

    A Sharp County fire department is urging residents to make sure their homes are properly marked with address signs.

  • Summer heat drives fire department to seek more help

    Summer heat drives fire department to seek more help

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:43:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:30:39 GMT
    Justin May, Marmaduke volunteer firefighter, unloads heavy equipment (Source: KAIT)Justin May, Marmaduke volunteer firefighter, unloads heavy equipment (Source: KAIT)
    Justin May, Marmaduke volunteer firefighter unloads heavy equipment (Source: KAIT)Justin May, Marmaduke volunteer firefighter unloads heavy equipment (Source: KAIT)

    The Marmaduke Fire Department has been looking for volunteer firefighters for months but needs them now more than ever.

    The Marmaduke Fire Department has been looking for volunteer firefighters for months but needs them now more than ever.

  • 3 arrested in separate funny money cases

    3 arrested in separate funny money cases

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:26:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:56:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A local man and a pair from out of town were arrested on forgery charges in two separate cases.

    A local man and a pair from out of town were arrested on forgery charges in two separate cases.

  • Red Cross faces emergency blood shortage

    Red Cross faces emergency blood shortage

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:16:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:42:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The American Red Cross needs blood now.

    The American Red Cross needs blood now.

  • Teacher, 2 kids hurt when vehicle crashes into stroller

    Teacher, 2 kids hurt when vehicle crashes into stroller

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:34:44 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities in northwest Arkansas have detained the driver of a car that crashed into a daycare teacher pushing a stroller filled with young children, injuring the teacher and two children.

    Authorities in northwest Arkansas have detained the driver of a car that crashed into a daycare teacher pushing a stroller filled with young children, injuring the teacher and two children.

  • Woman accused of DWI-drugs after plowing into backhoe

    Woman accused of DWI-drugs after plowing into backhoe

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:29:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:34:05 GMT
    Stacey Ann Hart (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stacey Ann Hart (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Stacey Ann Hart (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stacey Ann Hart (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A woman faces felony drug charges after police say she plowed into a backhoe.

    A woman faces felony drug charges after police say she plowed into a backhoe.

  • Mom finds offbeat way to treat sunburn

    Mom finds offbeat way to treat sunburn

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:40:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:21:56 GMT
    OTC treatments are mostly intended to comfort your skin while it heals. (Source: NBC)OTC treatments are mostly intended to comfort your skin while it heals. (Source: NBC)

    One Texas mom applied menthol foam shaving cream for 30 minutes, which made the sunburn disappear in about a day.

    One Texas mom applied menthol foam shaving cream for 30 minutes, which made the sunburn disappear in about a day.

  • JPD: Man cited after officers catch him with his pants down

    JPD: Man cited after officers catch him with his pants down

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:05:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:18:52 GMT
    Allen C. Reed (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Allen C. Reed (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Allen C. Reed (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Allen C. Reed (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Police cited a Jonesboro man with indecent exposure after they say they caught him masturbating in a store parking lot.

    Police cited a Jonesboro man with indecent exposure after they say they caught him masturbating in a store parking lot.

  • Search for missing Hot Spring Co. woman

    Search for missing Hot Spring Co. woman

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:46:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:14:56 GMT
    Family searches for Peggy Crabtree, missing since July 3 in Hot Spring County. (Source: KARK)Family searches for Peggy Crabtree, missing since July 3 in Hot Spring County. (Source: KARK)

    A Hot Spring County family frantically searches for a lost family member, but they are now fearing the worst.

    A Hot Spring County family frantically searches for a lost family member, but they are now fearing the worst.

  • Condo owner confronts Craigslist scammer

    Condo owner confronts Craigslist scammer

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:35:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:48:49 GMT
    Craigslist Scammer Caught (KARK)Craigslist Scammer Caught (KARK)

    A Little Rock woman trying to sell her condo was shocked when she saw her real estate listing on Craiglist, advertising her condo for rent instead.

    A Little Rock woman trying to sell her condo was shocked when she saw her real estate listing on Craiglist, advertising her condo for rent instead.

  • Couple upset after dog shot, killed by police officer

    Couple upset after dog shot, killed by police officer

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:15:05 GMT
    A couple mourns after their dog was shot and killed (Source: KARK)A couple mourns after their dog was shot and killed (Source: KARK)

    A couple in White county is upset after their dog was shot and killed on Monday by a police officer.

    A couple in White county is upset after their dog was shot and killed on Monday by a police officer.

  • Piggott votes to keep sales tax for community hospital

    Piggott votes to keep sales tax for community hospital

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:20:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:56:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    On Tuesday, residents in Piggott voted to determine whether or not to keep a sales tax dedicated to helping fund the Piggott Community Hospital.

    On Tuesday, residents in Piggott voted to determine whether or not to keep a sales tax dedicated to helping fund the Piggott Community Hospital.

  • Major damage reported after fire at Batesville donut shop

    Major damage reported after fire at Batesville donut shop

    Monday, July 9 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 01:24:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-07-11 01:47:39 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Batesville fire crews responded Monday to a fire at Daylight Donuts.

    Batesville fire crews responded Monday to a fire at Daylight Donuts.

  • Quorum Court approves sales tax increase for November ballot

    Quorum Court approves sales tax increase for November ballot

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:30:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 01:38:21 GMT
    Sales tax increase would be used for sheriff's department and detention center. (Source: KAIT-TV)Sales tax increase would be used for sheriff's department and detention center. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Sales tax increase would be used for sheriff's department and detention center. (Source: KAIT-TV)Sales tax increase would be used for sheriff's department and detention center. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The quorum court voted unanimously Monday night to put a one percent sales tax on the November ballot.

    The quorum court voted unanimously Monday night to put a one percent sales tax on the November ballot.

  • Farmers expecting good year for cotton

    Farmers expecting good year for cotton

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:18:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:50:44 GMT
    A Region 8 farmer says the cotton crop is looking great so far this year. (Source: KAIT)A Region 8 farmer says the cotton crop is looking great so far this year. (Source: KAIT)
    A Region 8 farmer says the cotton crop is looking great so far this year. (Source: KAIT)A Region 8 farmer says the cotton crop is looking great so far this year. (Source: KAIT)

    Farming is a big part of the economy in Northeast Arkansas and is also often a gamble.

    Farming is a big part of the economy in Northeast Arkansas and is also often a gamble.

  • Kennett Humane Dept. battles overcrowding due to injured dogs

    Kennett Humane Dept. battles overcrowding due to injured dogs

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:24:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:38:43 GMT
    Kennett vet examines injured dog rescued by KHD (Source: KAIT)Kennett vet examines injured dog rescued by KHD (Source: KAIT)
    Kennett vet examines injured dog rescued by KHD (Source: KAIT)Kennett vet examines injured dog rescued by KHD (Source: KAIT)

    The Kennett Humane Department is taking on a new kind of overcrowding.

    The Kennett Humane Department is taking on a new kind of overcrowding.

  • St. Bernards Fast Care opens clinic in Kennett

    St. Bernards Fast Care opens clinic in Kennett

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:53:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:21:08 GMT
    Doctros, nurses and citizens celebrate the opening of St. Bernards Fast Care in Kennett Tuesday (Source: KAIT)Doctros, nurses and citizens celebrate the opening of St. Bernards Fast Care in Kennett Tuesday (Source: KAIT)
    Doctros, nurses and citizens celebrate the opening of St. Bernards Fast Care in Kennett Tuesday (Source: KAIT)Doctros, nurses and citizens celebrate the opening of St. Bernards Fast Care in Kennett Tuesday (Source: KAIT)

    A St. Bernards Medical Center fast care opened in Kennett Tuesday, just a month after the town’s hospital suddenly closed in June.

    A St. Bernards Medical Center fast care opened in Kennett Tuesday, just a month after the town’s hospital suddenly closed in June.

  • Number of foster children down, specific home needs still not met

    Number of foster children down, specific home needs still not met

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:47:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:00:00 GMT
    The number of children in foster care is down in Region 8 since this time last year. (Source: KAIT)The number of children in foster care is down in Region 8 since this time last year. (Source: KAIT)
    The number of children in foster care is down in Region 8 since this time last year. (Source: KAIT)The number of children in foster care is down in Region 8 since this time last year. (Source: KAIT)

    Although the number of foster homes in Region 8 has increased over the past year, there are still specific fostering needs that are still not met.

    Although the number of foster homes in Region 8 has increased over the past year, there are still specific fostering needs that are still not met.

  • Teacher installing light filters to reduce migraines, increase concentration

    Teacher installing light filters to reduce migraines, increase concentration

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:01:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:43:33 GMT
    Heather Bradway's 7th grade English classroom (Source: KAIT)Heather Bradway's 7th grade English classroom (Source: KAIT)
    Heather Bradway's 7th grade English classroom (Source: KAIT)Heather Bradway's 7th grade English classroom (Source: KAIT)

    A Nettleton Junior High teacher has worked this summer to make her classroom environment more comfortable for her students.

    A Nettleton Junior High teacher has worked this summer to make her classroom environment more comfortable for her students.

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