Friday Afternoon Region 8 News Update

Good afternoon! Here are just some of the stories Region 8 News is tracking:

A morning drug bust takes up to 7 pounds of marijuana and 2 ounces of cocaine off of streets, according to the Hoxie police chief. Region 8 News broke the story on and you can read it here.

Officials with the Buffalo Island School District said Friday that the spike in teenage pregnancies across Arkansas could be blamed on today's American society, and it is something that isn't limited to other areas of the state. A live report is on Region 8 News at Five.

Over the past few years, Batesville has lost some businesses. Now, to try to keep the numerous small businesses across town in the town, local leaders are trying something new. Tonight on Region 8 News at Six, hear from a local business owner about whether or not this push would get her to join the Chamber of Commerce.

Ryan Vaugan says weather will be nice and warm with thunderstorms increasing Sunday. Your local weather.

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