Officials also said as of early Saturday, seven students and three staff members had tested positive for COVID-19, while 10 students and 15 staff members avoid having to be quarantined due to being fully vaccinated.
In Walnut Ridge, at least 15 cars have been broken into, along with a few in Hoxie. Police don’t have any leads yet but say the best ways you can protect yourself are to lock your doors, take all of your valuables out of your car, and park in an area with plenty of light.
Animal shelters around Region 8 are feeling the impacts of people returning to work, as many adopted pets are being returned. The NEA Humane Society shares ways you can still take care of your pet, even with a busier schedule.