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There is still time to help grant wishes


Friday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10pm.

  • Trending

Police arrest another suspect in Jonesboro beating case

Region 8 man missing since 2001 identified using DNA

 Woman shot to death, police searching for "person of interest"

  • Have-A-Heart and help Make-A-Wish

There is still plenty of time to help make wishes come true! The Have-A-Heart Wish-a-Thon continues until 7 p.m.  Pick up the phone and call in your donation at (870) 933-8800. Get more information here.


  • Mother tells her side to Region 8 News


A Jonesboro mom arrested after she and four of her six children were caught on camera shoplifting is speaking out. Tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10, Allison Munn sits down with Latoya McKeown to get her side of the story.

  • Russian meteor hits home for Greene County

A meteor, estimated up to 10 tons, slammed into a lake 900 miles east of Moscow injuring nearly 1,000 people. Greene County experienced such an occurrence several decades earlier. Meteorologist Bryan McCormick will have the story tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Weekend gets a bit chilly

Temperatures have been warmer lately, but that's about to change as we head into the weekend. Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan is tracking the latest weather conditions on Storm Track Doppler 8 and will share his exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

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