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Region 8 News Monday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Monday 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.

  • On the web

Authorities across northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri are on the lookout for two black males who attempted to rob IHOP in Jonesboro Monday morning. Click here for more information, or Josh Harvison will have more information on the story tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

Two passengers die in a vehicle accident on Sunday. Click here for more information.

Think your teacher disserves an award for doing an outstanding job? Nominate them today for the Teacher of the Year award, and let them know they're an excellent educator. Click here for the online nomination form.

  • 30 dogs surrendered

Thirty dogs are surrendered to a local animal shelter, and many have the mange and other diseases. Amanda Hanson tells you about the efforts the animal shelter is taking to restore the dogs' health tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Seniors and sleep aids

Can sleep aids negatively impact senior citizens' health? Keith Boles tells you what you need to know to stay safe on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Kids & online pictures

Teens sometime reveal too information about themselves, but what about parents? Could the pictures you post of your children today haunt them in the future? Lauren Payne tells you why you should be careful with what you share on Region News at 6 and 10.

  • In the weather center

Is rain finally in the cards for our dry landscape? Ryan Vaughan has the forecast tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. You can also check out the Weather Page for current information.

Don't wait for tomorrow's paper to read today's news. Get the information that you want now with Region 8's only 24 hour news source, kait8.com.

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  • Newport police investigates vehicle vandalism

    Newport police investigates vehicle vandalism

    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:02 PM EST2017-12-15 04:02:25 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 9:10 AM EST2017-12-15 14:10:29 GMT
    Newport police Lt. Allen Edwards spoke Thursday about vandalism of vehicles along Malcolm Avenue in Newport. (Source: KAIT)Newport police Lt. Allen Edwards spoke Thursday about vandalism of vehicles along Malcolm Avenue in Newport. (Source: KAIT)

    Vehicles driving along Malcolm Avenue in Newport are in the line of fire as juveniles have been suspected of throwing rocks and causing damage. That is according to Newport police.

    Vehicles driving along Malcolm Avenue in Newport are in the line of fire as juveniles have been suspected of throwing rocks and causing damage. That is according to Newport police.

  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Sister Rosetta Tharpe nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Thursday, December 14 2017 10:45 PM EST2017-12-15 03:45:44 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 9:09 AM EST2017-12-15 14:09:54 GMT
    Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Source: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Website)Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Source: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Website)

    A guitarist and singer from Cotton Plant, who served as a role model for several area musicians who later became famous, was recently nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

    A guitarist and singer from Cotton Plant, who served as a role model for several area musicians who later became famous, was recently nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

  • City considers allowing another form of transportation

    City considers allowing another form of transportation

    Thursday, December 14 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-12-14 23:31:49 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 9:09 AM EST2017-12-15 14:09:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A text message has the city of Rector looking into allowing golf carts to travel on the roads.

    A text message has the city of Rector looking into allowing golf carts to travel on the roads.

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