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Region 8 News Tuesday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Tuesday Afternoon Update – Here is a look at some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

  • Manhunt underway in Baxter County

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office says a manhunt is over after finding the suspect in a creek bottom. For more information, click here.

  • Abandoned house burns in Walnut ridge

An abandoned house on Highway 412 and County Road 619 in Walnut ridge burned to the ground late Tuesday morning. For more information, click here.

  • Air conditioning help

It's hot out there, and air conditioners are a necessity, but can you afford it? Region 8's Keith Boles tells you how you can find help with your air conditioning bills and why some recent changes have been made in application requirements on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Raising your credit score

Credit scores are at an all time low. Region 8's Josh Harvison tells you how you can raise your credit all new at six on Region 8 News at 6 and 10. That brings us to our Region 8 Responds Question of the Day! Is your credit score better or worse from last year? Go to our website at www.kait8.com to cast your vote and join the conversation already underway on our Facebook page. We could use your comments on Region 8 News.

  • Marmaduke installs free smoke detectors

Free smoke alarms and installations start this week in Marmaduke. Region 8's Lauren Payne talks about the need for this project all new at six on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Crimestoppers

Craig has the latest on who Jonesboro Police Department is looking for and how you can make money by helping on Region 8 News at 10.

  • Backyard BBQ

Backyard BBQ is tonight. Find out who the lucky winner is and get your local weather forecast LIVE on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 with Region 8 Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan.

Don't wait to read today's news tomorrow, follow these stories plus the latest news, weather and sports in all of Region 8 on our website at kait8.com, where we're always on. If you find yourself away from your computer don't worry; go to region8togo.com with your cell phone.

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  • Damage being reported in Region 8 after tornado warnings

    Damage being reported in Region 8 after tornado warnings

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-25 00:04:28 GMT

    According to the Storm Prediction Center, a Tornado Warning has been issued for Clay and Randolph counties effective until 5:30 p.m. Saturday. 

    According to the Storm Prediction Center, a Tornado Warning has been issued for Clay and Randolph counties effective until 5:30 p.m. Saturday. 

  • UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-02-24 18:30:25 GMT
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

  • Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-23 21:36:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:36 AM EST2018-02-24 13:36:28 GMT

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

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