Thursday Afternoon Update

Thursday Afternoon Update – here are the stories we're watching this Thursday afternoon.

  • New Manager

The Walnut Ridge Airport has a new manager, Region 8's Keith Boles met with the new man about what his plans are for the airport, and his thoughts on the controversial airport vs. golf course fight that's been going on for years.  Keith has a live report on Region 8 News at 5 & 6.

  • Cell Phone Dangers

A lot of studies have linked cell phone radiation to cancer, but some new studies are targeting kids and teens. Could cell phone radiation affect your child's brain? Region 8's Josh Harvison breaks down the studies and speaks with a local doctor, parent and child in a special report on Region 8 News at 10.

  • Happy Valentine's Day Reunion

Siblings are reunited for the first time in 45 years, find out who and how they found each other in an all new live report with Lauren Payne on Region 8 News at 6.

  • Snow, No Snow?

Is more snow is the forecast? Region 8's Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan has a live look at radar, and has your 7 day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

  • Make-A-Wish

Join KAIT & The Jonesboro Radio Group on Friday as we raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation. You can help some very special kids by calling in your pledge, or visiting one of the road blocks around Region 8 to donate.

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