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Region 8 News Wednesday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Wednesday 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

A 5-year-old is safe and sound after being left on a Region 8 school bus for more than 2 hours. For more information, click here.

The U.S. Postal Service may move some mail processing operations from Batesville to Jonesboro. Click here for more information.

Election results are in for most races, and you can find them on our website! Get the 2010 General Election Returns by clicking here.

  • Election Recap and Future

What could happen now that elections are over and the people have spoken? Josh Harvison discusses the political possibilities tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Soldier Demobilization

Our soldiers are back in the U.S., but what does it mean when officials say they are being demobilized? Brandi Hodges explains what it all means tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Lower Gas and Energy Prices

Winter weather is blowing its way in, but your heating bills may be lower than expected. How is this possible? Justin Logan explains tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Desperate City

One Region 8 city is in desperate need of a new water system. Keith Boles tells you which city it is and how they're getting to money to pay for it tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Cemetery Vandalism

An expensive statue in an area cemetery is knocked over and ruined. Lauren Payne speaks to police about the incident and tells you just how much the total damages are tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • In the weather center

Will tomorrow be dry or will there be rain? Ryan Vaughan has the answer tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need info now? Check out the Weather Page for current information.

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  • Names and new details released in Jackson County homicide

    Names and new details released in Jackson County homicide

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:58 PM EST2017-11-19 04:58:03 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:38 PM EST2017-11-19 18:38:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to Jackson County Sheriff's Captain Ricky Morales, 40-year-old Rickey D. Crawford Jr., of Tuckerman, was arrested in relation to the death of 33-year-old Amanda Michelle Crawford.

    According to Jackson County Sheriff's Captain Ricky Morales, 40-year-old Rickey D. Crawford Jr., of Tuckerman, was arrested in relation to the death of 33-year-old Amanda Michelle Crawford.

  • Jonesboro police investigate shooting in downtown Jonesboro

    Jonesboro police investigate shooting in downtown Jonesboro

    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:24 PM EST2017-11-19 18:24:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning in downtown Jonesboro.

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning in downtown Jonesboro.

  • Arkansas hospitals: Shortage of IV equipment due to storm

    Arkansas hospitals: Shortage of IV equipment due to storm

    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:04 PM EST2017-11-19 18:04:26 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas hospitals say a national shortage of IVs is the worst they've ever seen since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September and knocked out a key plant that manufactures the medical equipment

    Arkansas hospitals say a national shortage of IVs is the worst they've ever seen since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September and knocked out a key plant that manufactures the medical equipment

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