Afternoon Update - Wednesday - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Afternoon Update - Wednesday

Good Wednesday afternoon to you Region 8! These are just some of the stories we're tracking on-air and online on Region 8 News...

We've been tracking all of the developments from the G20 Summit in Europe, where President Obama is at this hour. To keep track of the latest news from G20 yourself, go to our special ALL DAY COVERAGE page of G20 on kait8.com.

The Stone County Medical Center has received a $1.5 million grant from the federal government. Part of the grant will be used in construction and reconstruction efforts for the hospital, which was damaged in the February 5, 2008 tornado outbreak. Brandi Hodges takes you to Mountain View tonight on Region 8 News at Six.

Wish a happy birthday to Arkansas State University today! It is turning 100 years old. The festivities are all-year long and a parade is scheduled for tonight to kick off the celebration. Keith Boles will be live from the parade with a report on the anniversary on Region 8 News at Five. As the parade gets underway, he'll have more live at Six as well.

Plus, Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan says to enjoy the nice weather today, because tomorrow may not be quite as pretty. He'll fill you on at Five, Six and Ten on KAIT-TV, or find his forecast online anytime on the StormTEAM Weather page.

For the latest news of the day at anytime, go to kait8.com and Region8toGo.com where we are always on. Have a great Wednesday!

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