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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.

  • On the web

U.S. Marshals say they've caught the man who murdered a Memphis City Schools teacher. For more information, click here.

A man thought to be behind several copper thefts has been arrested by the Izard County Sheriff's Department. Click here for more information.

Getting those health resolutions together to begin the New Year? Find some tips on how actually to go through with the promises you make to yourself on our Health page.

  • Cooking Up a Storm

Sarah Tipton is cooking up a storm in the kitchen tonight on Region 8 News at 5. Be sure to watch so you can find out what goodies she's whipping up tonight! You can also become a fan of Cooking Up a Storm by going our Facebook page.

  • Week after Christmas for car dealers

While many are winding down after a busy holiday, car dealers are gearing up for the busiest week of the year. Find out how the auto industry fairs so well during this time of the year with Brandi Hodges tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Jackson County children's shelter

After a Jackson County pastor realized there are thousands of children in need across the state, and hundreds in Jackson County, he decided to do something about it. Josh Harvison shows you what steps this pastor has taken to make sure children in our area are taken care tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • In the weather center

The forest this week calls for rain, but could the area luck out and miss the showers? Ryan Vaughan has your local forecast 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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  • Randolph County non-profit struggles to make flood repairs

    Randolph County non-profit struggles to make flood repairs

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:20 PM EST2017-11-17 22:20:24 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 5:52 PM EST2017-11-17 22:52:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A beloved building in Pocahontas is still in disrepair after May flooding caused major damage to the property.

    A beloved building in Pocahontas is still in disrepair after May flooding caused major damage to the property.

  • The blessings are in the boxes

    The blessings are in the boxes

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-11-17 21:40:36 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 5:48 PM EST2017-11-17 22:48:03 GMT
    VPA teachers reveal the final number of items collected during two week food drive. (Source: Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School)VPA teachers reveal the final number of items collected during two week food drive. (Source: Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School)

    VPA students share their heart through giving.

    VPA students share their heart through giving.

  • Construction continues at new library location

    Construction continues at new library location

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:09 PM EST2017-11-17 22:09:13 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 5:43 PM EST2017-11-17 22:43:14 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A big renovation project underway in Batesville remains on schedule, meaning the Independence County Library should be in its new home by next summer. 

    A big renovation project underway in Batesville remains on schedule, meaning the Independence County Library should be in its new home by next summer. 

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