Logan Whaley joins the KAIT 8 news team as a multimedia journalist and reporter.
Logan is a graduate from Union University just up the road in Jackson, Tennessee. There, he anchored ‘West Tennessee This Week,’ a program that aired on Jackson’s local NBC affiliate. In addition, he also provided play-by-play and color commentary for the school’s baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball teams, calling key events such as the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament and the Gulf South Conference Tournament.
A native of Mayfield, Kentucky, Logan developed his passion for broadcasting at Graves County High School. At the school’s award-winning broadcasting program, he won three individual Kentucky High School Journalism Association State Championships.
When Logan isn’t working, you can find him watching and supporting pretty much every sport. He loves the Atlanta Braves, Memphis Grizzles, Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Volunteers, and the Murray State Racers.
Logan is excited to be joining the Region 8 News team. You can reach Logan by email at email@example.com or by following him on Facebook and Twitter.
Weeks after many health care providers have received the first doses of the vaccine, Arkansas is still in phase 1-A of administering the shot. According to the ADH, over 84,000 Arkansans have received the COVID vaccine, which is under three percent of the state’s population.
“It was very refreshing that those things that we were trying to do and that we felt were important, the task force felt was very important as well," Jonesboro Police Assistant Chief Lynn Waterworth said.
“We had 10 months of waiting and 10 months of trying to keep everyone safe and patient and well,” Brian Rega, Director of Senior Housing Services at St. Bernards said. “They were elated and so we got everything together and we were able to administer the shots [Wednesday] morning.”
You've likely noticed more Christmas lights going up in neighborhoods. Paragould resident Robbie Mullins got his display up in late November, and this year, he wanted to find a way to use his lights to give back.
Members of the Highland Middle School Student Council and the Beta club are partnering with Comfort Keepers Ministries to provide a care package. The goal is to help spread joy to seniors in nursing homes.