Friday afternoon update - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Friday afternoon update

Good Friday afternoon to you, here's what Region 8 News is working on for Region 8 News at 5 & 6...

State Parks around the area have finally opened its gates to the public after the massive ice storm in January forced the parks to stay closed for over 60 days. Keith Boles will have a live report on Region 8 News at 5.

Also the city of Trumann could get a fix to a short but troublesome overpass. The railroad crossing at Speedway can only clear cars 8 feet or shorter, state transportation officials are looking into this tall order.

We're also working on the latest with the West Memphis 3 in court, and college kids graduating this May could be shut out of the job market, what can they do? Lauren Payne talks with ASU to see what they're doing to help find jobs for graduates. This is also the subject for our web-poll, what do you think college graduates should do after graduation? Try to enter the work force, go back for a post-graduate degree, or move back home, log onto kait8.com to vote.

Ryan Vaughan has a beautiful Saturday forecast, but what about Sunday? We're tracking those stories, plus a lot more only on Region 8 News at five & six.

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