Berry to Host Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Civil Needs of Low-Income Arkansans - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR

Berry to Host Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Civil Needs of Low-Income Arkansans

MAY 24, 2006 - Posted at 11:19 a.m. CST

 

JONESBORO, AR - First District Congressman Marion Berry and state Supreme Court Justice Annabelle Clinton Imber will be among those in Jonesboro on May 30 for a town hall meeting to address the "civil legal needs of low-income Arkansans."

Set for 6 p.m. next Tuesday at the The Huntington (community) Building at 900 West Monroe Street, the forum will also feature Arkansas Bar Associaton president A. Glenn Vasser, and Judge Jim Spears of the 12th Judicial District.

The Arkansas Access to Justice Commission was etablished by the Arkansas Supreme Court in order to examine and propose methods of addressing the civil legal needs of low income Arkansans. 

Tuesday's meeting is one four such town hall forums planned in each of the state's congressional districts.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Dog euthanized after attacking child

    Dog euthanized after attacking child

    Friday, March 24 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-03-25 01:40:00 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:14:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A dog had to be euthanized in Walnut Ridge Thursday night after attacking a child that was playing in a yard. 

    A dog had to be euthanized in Walnut Ridge Thursday night after attacking a child that was playing in a yard. 

  • Officers find $8,000 worth of prescription pills during parole search

    Officers find $8,000 worth of prescription pills during parole search

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:12:11 GMT
    Jerrone Griffin (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)Jerrone Griffin (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

    Inside, Officer Bailey found a pipe used to smoke meth and hundreds of prescription pills with an estimated street value of $8,000.

    Inside, Officer Bailey found a pipe used to smoke meth and hundreds of prescription pills with an estimated street value of $8,000.

  • City steps up traffic safety issue

    City steps up traffic safety issue

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:44:39 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:10:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    After a teen died in 2011 while trying to cross a highway in Gosnell, the city council decided to step up their traffic safety.

    After a teen died in 2011 while trying to cross a highway in Gosnell, the city council decided to step up their traffic safety.

Powered by Frankly