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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.

  • Trending

Silver alert issued for missing Region 8 woman

Small child run over, woman arrested for leaving scene

Police investigating Kennett homicide

10 great ways save money this summer

  • Backyard BBQ

Join us tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6 as we host StormTEAM Weather LIVE from one lucky Backyard BBQ winner's home! Want to win a Backyard BBQ of your very own? Fill out our contest form for your chance to win.

  • Heat and electric companies

Approximately 400-500 City Water and Light (CWL) customers experienced power outages yesterday because of a heavy load demand and exposure to weak spots in the system. Bryan McCormick finds out how the electric company is planning to combat outages in the future and offers tips to help lower electrical demand tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Mississippi County garden project

A new grant in Mississippi County is aimed at teaching the African American community how to live healthier. It's a program called "body and soul" where a pathway provided by the church is used to reach out to people in the community.  Tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10, Brandi Hodges will speak to Mississippi County coalition leader Elroy Brown about this program and how it will be a positive benefit to the community.

  • Batesville assault

A Batesville woman is severely beaten in the parking lot of a local country club, and police are trying to find answers. Learn more about this story tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10 with Josh Harvison.

  • In the Weather Center

Could we see rain on tomorrow?  Ryan Vaughan will have your full forecast tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need more information now? Check out our weather page for the latest information.

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  • Arkansas State University convention center coming soon

    Arkansas State University convention center coming soon

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:07 PM EST2017-11-18 02:07:11 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:43 AM EST2017-11-18 13:43:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After presenting a request to get their Embassy Suites Hotel and convention center up and running, the O’Reilly group received the green light from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission. However, not without certain stipulations in that request.

    After presenting a request to get their Embassy Suites Hotel and convention center up and running, the O’Reilly group received the green light from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission. However, not without certain stipulations in that request.

  • Downtown businesses help out City Youth Ministries

    Downtown businesses help out City Youth Ministries

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-18 02:22:20 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 9:55 PM EST2017-11-18 02:55:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The holidays are just around the corner and businesses in downtown Jonesboro spent Friday evening giving back to kids in the community.

    The holidays are just around the corner and businesses in downtown Jonesboro spent Friday evening giving back to kids in the community.

  • FCC to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls

    FCC to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:40 PM EST2017-11-18 02:40:38 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 9:51 PM EST2017-11-18 02:51:13 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The Attorney General of Arkansas was successful in getting the Federal Communications Commission’s to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls.

    The Attorney General of Arkansas was successful in getting the Federal Communications Commission’s to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls.

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