High winds knocks tree onto Jonesboro man’s car

Wednesday winds uprooted an entire tree and it landed on one man's car.

  Bandana is least effective form of face mask, study says

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University are experimenting with different non-medical masks to find the most effective face covering to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
  • Coronavirus

  Fauci: US ‘going in wrong direction’ in coronavirus outbreak

States such as Texas, Florida and California are backtracking, closing beaches and bars or rolling back restaurant restrictions in some cases.

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Blytheville to temporarily close city pool over increased COVID-19 numbers

Level 3 sex offender arrested in Newport, faces multiple counts of rape

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

  Craighead County Sheriff’s Department renews ICE program

Arkansas’ attorney general says she’s running for governor

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says she's running for governor in 2022, setting up a potentially crowded and expensive Republican primary.
  • Coronavirus

  Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.

Butler County Fair opens Wednesday

  Sales tax to end; Greene County Jail paid off early

Storms bring heavy winds, power outages throughout Region 8

FEMA discusses hurricane season changes amid COVID-19 crisis

Osceola FD responds to house fire on E. Hale

  ‘We are gonna die’: Man suspected of abducting child held on $1 million bond

  Craighead Co. seven-day rolling average trending down, Gov. says

Audit: More than $115,000 taken from city of Parma through fraud, official records falsified

  • National

Man helping friend move falls through Conn. home’s floor into well

The man fell 20 to 25 feet into an uncapped well that was covered by hardwood flooring but no subfloor.

SPORTS

  Arkansas State forward J.J. Matthews enters the transfer portal

David Patrick named Arkansas basketball associate head coach

He served as UC Riverside head coach the last 2 seasons. Musselman and Patrick previously worked together at LSU, helping the Tigers reach the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

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Water park to remain closed for summer

Tractors line Hwy. 51 to honor Stoddard Co. man

Osceola woman killed in crash

  JPD promotes first female assistant chief

  Local nursing homes prepare to open doors to visitors

Many nursing homes across Region 8 are being cautious with expanding visitation and other activities.
  • Coronavirus

Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program

About $130 billion remains of $660 billion approved so far for the subsidy program, which provides direct subsidies to businesses harmed by the coronavirus pandemic.

  Professor’s instruments detect air quality change as dust plume moved across Northeast Arkansas

Man wanted in Wisconsin murder arrested in Mississippi County

2 NEA dispensaries approved to sell medical marijuana

  Young Jackson golfer wins tournaments after undergoing heart transplant

BUSINESS

  Stuff the Bus goes virtual due to COVID-19

  Super Sam’s sees success after tornado

  Sales tax to end; Greene County Jail paid off early

EDUCATION

  Stuff the Bus goes virtual due to COVID-19

Pocahontas sets graduation date July 13

Wynne Schools releases reopening plan, safety guidelines

  A-State preps for students and faculty on campus

ENTERTAINMENT

  Malco reopens since pandemic’s closure