Region 8 News Friday 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.
It's the seventh annual 'Stuff the Bus' school supply drive for school children of Northeast Arkansas who are in need. All you have to do is purchase a few extra supplies at one of our participating Wal-mart locations and bring them to the big yellow school bus in the parking areas out front, Saturday, July 23rd, from 9 am until 4 pm.
- New App
Download our new app now. If you have our old app, it won't work after July 31, 2011. Our new app features robust news content, weather updates, breaking news alerts, interactive features for you and a beautiful new design. And, it's free. Enjoy!
- Jonesboro standoff
Jonesboro Police have rescued a 7-year-old girl who they believed was being held by a man who broke into her and her mother's home. For more information, you can click here. Watch us tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6 for more updates with Keith Boles.
- Randolph County flood damage costs
FEMA has estimated a $1.3 million cost to repair the levees in Randolph County. Tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10, Brandi Hodges will speak to Judge Jansen about the bidding process and when the work could start in the county.
- In the Weather Center
Today, our weather team is showing you just how hot the inside of a car can get by baking cookies…inside of one! Sarah Tipton already has the cookies baking, Ryan Vaughan will show you the final product tonight on Region 8 News at 5. Need more information now? Check out our Weather page.
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