Region 8 school now offering text and e-email alerts

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Westside Consolidated School District is now using the Nixle program to send community information out to residents.

Subscribed residents can now instantly receive school dismissal, winter weather, and school event notifications via text messages and/or e-mail or be accessed online at

The Nixle program is free for residents to use, but standard text messaging rates do apply.

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