What is causing the burning hole in Midway?

It was an unusual call for the Midway Volunteer Fire Department.

  Chamber of Commerce hosts volunteer fair

Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce hosts volunteer fair at St. Bernard's Auditorium.

Woman arrested for assaulting officer

A woman claiming her name was Beyonce Williams faces charges for assaulting an officer and outstanding warrants.

Mississippi Co. man killed in accident on I-55 exit ramp

A Half Moon man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night on the southbound 63-mile marker exit ramp of Interstate 55.

Man pleads guilty in murder of Cardwell woman

A man will spend life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to the murder of a Dunklin County woman.

President to test text alert system in October

The United State Government has pushed back the date to test President Donald Trump’s emergency text alert system.

A-State gets record $6.7 million gift for 3D arts facility

A new dimension is coming to the arts at Arkansas State University.

Candlelight vigil held as part of awareness week

A candlelight vigil was held on Arkansas State University’s campus Thursday night.

A Better Region 8: Thanking Teachers for their service

Region 8 takes time to thank teachers for the service they give to students.

ACH’s technique in preventing suicide

A new screening tool that is focused on suicide prevention is saving lives at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Police warns about kids sending illicit photos

The saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, but some can be worth that much in fines.

  Residents, SID respond to possible fee increase

Cherokee Village residents could see an increase in their Suburban Improvement District fees this coming year, and residents are speaking out.

Arkansas State opens HOWL Center

ASU opens up mental health resource center

‘Firenado’ eats firefighter’s water hose

Firefighter Mary Schidlowsky said her crew was battling a wildfire last month in British Columbia when the towering flames and smoke got caught up in a whirlwind.

Pizza Inn responds after ADH warns of possible Hep A at Jonesboro restaurant

The Arkansas Department of Health says an employee at the Pizza Inn on Southwest Drive in Jonesboro has tested positive for Hep A.

First West Nile death was in Jackson County, not St. Louis

State health officials say the first West Nile death in Missouri this year was in Jackson County, not St. Louis.

War Memorial stadium gets $60K for metal detectors

More than $60,000 will be spent to upgrade security at a Little Rock stadium after thousands of attendees fled the stands during a high school football game amid false rumors of gunfire.

Mom arrested for battery on 18-month-old child

An Arkansas mom faces battery charges after investigators say her 18-month-old daughter suffered serious injuries and tested positive for high levels of drugs.

Greene County man pleads guilty to child porn charge

A Greene County man was sentenced to 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child pornography.

Earthquake hits in MO, TN and AR, magnitude 2.3

2.3 magnitude quake shakes in 3 states

Thursday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

A little boy's dreams come true when he suited up with a Major League baseball team

High school students suspended over candy laced with drugs

A group of Arkansas high school students are suspended after taking candy laced with drugs.

Library launches toy program to help families

A library in Central Arkansas launched a new program that will help families who can’t afford to buy toys for their children.

ICE detains 12 people in Batesville in drug operation

A recent roundup of a dozen suspected undocumented immigrants has rattled some nerves in Batesville.

Riverside East Elementary gets new playground

Kids at East Riverside Elementary school have a new place to be happy and make memories.

Bridge often used by farmers open in time for harvest

It's been blocked off for several months, but Poinsett County Judge Bob Cantrell said it is now open just in time for the busy harvest season.

Group concerned about lack of progress on lake project

An area once full of water and the lake life that it attracts, now sits empty.

Students train for emergency situations

Greene County Tech students are undergoing emergency training as they become part of a security team.

Mother of victim in high school choking incident wants charges dropped

Both the parents of the suspect and victim in a reported choking incident at Bryant High School say the event is being blown out of proportion and that charges aren’t warranted.

ADH stresses vaccines ahead of flu season

Flu season is just around the corner, with the largest number of cases appearing from October to March.

Students experience creative way of learning

class of Brookland Elementary School students sailed the ocean on Wednesday.

Struggling student writes teacher letter of thanks

Success Achievement Academy turned her thoughts into a message to express gratitude to teachers who never lost hope in her.

Arkansas inmate released from prison after judge’s ruling

An Arkansas man who has been imprisoned since 1992 for robbery and murder convictions has been released after a judge overturned his conviction last month.

Woman convicted of second degree murder

Woman convicted of second-degree murder.

ALDI to offer online grocery delivery

ALDI announced a partnership that will bring online grocery delivery to stores across the nation.

Hurricane Florence victims need help

Thousands displaced by Hurricane Florence.

Craighead Electric “flips the switch” to power homes with sunlight

Craighead Electric Cooperative dedicated their 1-megawatt solar array in Brookland today.

Arkansas governor names special justice for casino cases

A Little Rock judge has been appointed to fill in for the Arkansas Supreme Court chief justice in a pair of challenges to a ballot measure that would legalize four casinos in the state.

Fair to connect volunteers with non-profit organizations

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Benefits Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington.

Police department hopes for large, central dispatch center for entire county

And for Trumann, it may be the first of many cities in Poinsett County switching over in the hopes of having a central dispatch center for the entire county.

“American Pickers” to film episodes in Arkansas

American Pickers will be filming episodes in Arkansas in November.