Jonesboro police warns residents of recent scam phone calls

Jonesboro police took to Facebook to warn residents of several scam phone calls recently going around the area.

Mother dies from COVID-19 weeks after giving birth to 3rd child

Her widower says he’s going to do what he can to make sure all three girls grow up knowing their mom.
  • National

  Biden outlines ‘Day One’ agenda of executive actions

In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday.

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Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Arkansas legislature starts week 2 of new session with bills

  Wynne firefighters battle blaze on East Union early Sunday

  Teacher previously wary about vaccine now encourages others to take it

Jonesboro Red Cross donation center to close Feb. 1

The American Red Cross donation center in Jonesboro will be closing Feb. 1, officials said Saturday, citing a decrease in planned platelet distributions.
  • National

  FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

  Man arrested with handgun, ammo at DC checkpoint

Total COVID-19 cases increase, while hospitalizations drop in Arkansas

Nestlé recalls 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets

  Walnut Ridge boys basketball grateful to be playing; coach discusses COVID concerns

  LDH confirms first case of COVID-19 variant in Louisiana

No criminal wrongdoing found in Brookland School District misuse of public funds investigation, sheriff says

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Arkansas attorney general sued, allegedly misused office

  • National

  Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Heavily fortified statehouses around the U.S. are seeing small and peaceful protests, despite widespread fears of another burst of right-wing violence like the attack on the Capitol in Washington.

SPORTS

A-State bowling wins Lady Techsters Invitational Title

  Vote for the Hot Shots of the Week (1/11/2021 - 1/15/2021)

  A-State men power past ULM for 2nd straight win

Alabama men roll past Arkansas 90-59

Arkansas State Track & Field wraps up at Arkansas Invitational

Red Wolves return to action on January 22nd at the Samford Invitational

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  Walnut Ridge Middle School students and faculty raise over $1,000 for first responders

Memphis flight deemed secure after “non-specified threat”

“Be The Hero” blood drive collects 238 pints of blood

Jonesboro firefighters battle early morning house fire

  3 with COVID-19 owe lives to girl who smelled smoke from early-morning fire

Bianca Rivera, 17, smelled the smoke and was able to alert the other three family members in time for all four to escape safely.
  • Coronavirus

Couple married 33 years dies from COVID-19 just 1 day apart

The couple had many plans for 2021, including getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Their friends hope their deaths serve as a stark message about the importance of the vaccine.

Report: Arkansas man photographed in Nancy Pelosi’s office ordered held

Arkansas governor to get coronavirus vaccine next week

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

  Tipster explains why they helped FBI identify Memphis man now charged in connection with Capitol siege

BUSINESS

  Catalytic converter thefts pushing lawmakers to take action

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Arkansas legislature starts week 2 of new session with bills

Jonesboro Red Cross donation center to close Feb. 1

EDUCATION

  BRTC receives grant for flood mitigation project

  NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

ENTERTAINMENT

  Graceland offering virtual tours for guests

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