Region 8 News Monday 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.
ASP says a man, who was beaten at the Salty Cracker in Wynne, died from his injuries. No an investigation into his death is ongoing.
A five-month-old puppy had to be euthanized Sunday after Jonesboro police say a man beat the dog and broke its leg.
Ash Flat Fire Department is moving on with its plans to construct a new building, and construction begins as soon as possible.
While this man may have given his photographer the "stink eye," police said there was a reason he had to have a mug shot taken.
This curious kitty got a little more than he bargained for during a recent bird watching expedition.
- City receives $100,000 grant to revitalize north Jonesboro
The intense summer heat has arrived, and it is time to protect that skin! Bryan McCormick will have tips on how you can find out what sunscreen is right for your skin type tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.
- Bono fire truck used to fill pool
Keith Boles is tracking Agriculture tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6. Find out why spring cotton is ahead of schedule this year.
- All Region 8 Arkansas Counties, several cities under burn bans
The drought continues in Region 8, and as a result, all Arkansas counties, some Missouri counties, and several cities are under a burn ban until further notice.
- Freedom Fest moves to new location
According to the Jonesboro Radio Group, the fireworks show will be now be located at the Southside Softball Complex at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. It will be fired by Liberty Pyrotechnics of Joplin, Missouri, and synchronized music will play on all 5 Jonesboro Radio Group stations (104.9 The Fox, 100.5 The Eagle, Mix 106.3, Hot 107.5 and True Oldies 92.7).
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- In the weather center
More and more burn ban notifications are rolling into the newsroom. Is there an end to this drought in sight? Ryan Vaughan has the answer coming up tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10. Need more information now? Check out our Weather page.
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