Three deaths, 388 positive tests of COVID-19 statewide

The gathering of 10 or more people being banned will now be a directive, not a recommendation.

  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.
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  US leads world in confirmed coronavirus cases

The number of coronavirus infections were set to top a half-million worldwide on Thursday as both Italy and the United States appeared poised to surpass China, where the pandemic began, and Spain’s death toll climbed to more than 4,000.

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Police discover over 230 grams of meth in vehicle during search; man arrested

Mobile tent hospital structure being built in Stoddard County

  Grocery store delivers needed items to senior citizens

Arkansas lawmakers approve COVID-19 fund as virus cases rise

  Memphis funeral home adapts operations as COVID-19 cases increase in the Mid-South

From who can make funeral arrangements to who can attend a funeral service. Taylor says the funeral home is down to about two family members that can come in.
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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.

Farmer double whammy: Coronavirus and wet fields

  Surge in new gun ownership training

Caruthersville declares state of emergency, establishes curfew

2 more COVID-19 positive cases in Scott Co.

Memphis in May announces new October dates for Beale Street Music Festival, barbecue contest

Injured? Orthopedics facilities can help while freeing up the emergency rooms for COVID-19 patients

  Man arrested in connection to Jonesboro stabbing

Mayor Strickland announces closure of all city sports courts, fields, skate parks & dog parks

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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

SPORTS

  Mid-South organizations team up to deliver 14-day food packages to families in need

Casey Stanley leaves Arkansas State to become Iona assistant

Stanley returns to his alma mater after 3 seasons in Jonesboro.

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Gov. Parson activates Mo. National Guard; 670 total positive cases, 9 deaths in Mo.

  FULL BRIEFING: WATCH: Gov. Hutchinson’s daily COVID-19 briefing-3/27

Two people arrested after Wednesday shooting on State Street

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

AGFC closes offices, nature centers, shooting ranges

The AGFC announced Friday it is extending the temporary closure of its offices, nature and education centers, and shooting ranges until further notice.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.

Mo. prisoners making face masks for healthcare workers

  Nice-Pak looking to hire 100 people

Current cancellations in Arkansas due to COVID-19

  How to clean your home if a family member has coronavirus

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

  Nice-Pak looking to hire 100 people

Current cancellations in Arkansas due to COVID-19

EDUCATION

Current cancellations in Arkansas due to COVID-19

School district busing food to kids

  Teacher uses YouTube to connect with students during closure

  Sikeston school teachers give parade for students

School district delivers lesson on giving during COVID-19