USDA grant helps city provide a source of fresh produce for the community

A Dollar General store came in and covered most of the community's needs, but it left people traveling for miles to find fresh produce.

Two arrested in shots fired call at Walker Park, police say

80-year old woman completes Tough Mudder competition

Craighead Co. mug shots, May 26-June 1

  Memphis breaks world record for longest picnic table

One dead as police investigate shooting in Osceola, police say

  Spring River area expecting thousands over holiday weekend

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  Teenager pushes double amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

Planned Parenthood drops challenge of Arkansas abortion law

  Saturdays on the Square returns to Cherokee Village

Veterans serving veterans at the VA in Poplar Bluff

Bull Shoals, Norfork campgrounds flooded after heavy rain

  Group working to save power plant shares renderings of event venue, outside amphitheater

Water Patrol urges safety this Memorial Day weekend

Even with the lake expected to crest Saturday, the highway patrol's water division says boaters should still be able to enjoy the holiday weekend.

  $8,000 donation buys new vests for police department

Thanks to one person’s kind donation, the Cherokee Village Police Department will have new protective vests for every officer.

Prosecutor shocked: Murderer uses drugs, posts to social media in prison

The use of illegal drugs and sending social media posts by a convicted murderer behind bars has a prosecutor asking questions and shocked over the situation.

Report: Courthouse renovation projects move ahead in Mississippi County

A plan to do $14 million in renovations to the Mississippi County Courthouse in Blytheville and $2 million in renovations to the Mississippi County Courthouse in Osceola received a key boost this week with the sale of bonds for the project.

Mo. State Parks offer free camping for residents displaced by tornadoes, flooding

Letter: New ZIP Code headed to Jonesboro

Bridges to be rebuilt in Independence County

Multiple people wounded in blast in Lyon, France

Man sentenced to prison in murder case

  Mango’s to close following recent shooting

  Man faces 60 counts of animal cruelty after exotic pets taken from house

A Marion man is in jail after his home was found with a number of exotic animals inside.

Gov. Hutchinson deploys Ark. National Guard ahead of flooding

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has directed the Arkansas National Guard to send high-water rescue teams to the western part of the state in anticipation of what’s expected to be record flooding on the Arkansas River this weekend.

A-State Chancellor surprises two special teachers

Chancellor Damphousse surprised two Mississippi teachers with their diplomas.

University of Arkansas approves tuition hike at most schools

The University of Arkansas' board of trustees has voted to increase tuition or fees at virtually every campus in the school's system

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy

  Friday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

The Australian state of Queensland and ridesharing company uber announced they would be launching 'Scuber,' the world's first rideshare submarine on the Great Barrier Reef!

Man struck by vehicle during assault in Dunklin County, Mo.

The victim did survive but extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown

  Police investigating shooting at Jonesboro hookah lounge

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines.

  Pup and Circumstance: Pooch steals show at high school graduation

The fern wasn't the only thing that got drowned out. The valedictorian, apparently not realizing what was happening, got drowned out by the laughter.

  Video of fight between inmates released

A nearly four and a half minute video that showed a fight between two inmates at the Craighead County Detention Center that led to one inmate’s death was released Thursday.

Major flooding ahead for the Arkansas River, preparations underway

All eyes are on the Arkansas River levels as flooding is still a major concern.

  Poplar Bluff VA welcomes new chief of staff with hefty resume

The Poplar Bluff VA Medical Center has a new chief of staff with a pretty hefty resume. He was over every health care facility in Iraq during the early stage of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  Marked Tree fire chief removed

Saying the city needed a change, Marked Tree Mayor Danny Johnson said Thursday evening that the town’s fire chief was removed from his position.

  Snakes, exotic animals confiscated from Marion home

Marion residents didn’t know what to think when police and animal control officers showed up at a house in their neighborhood.

  NWS: Jefferson City tornado an EF3, estimated peak winds of 160 mph

Gov. Parson’s Facebook page reminds residents and visitors to stay away from the areas where cleanup is happening

  Department two weeks behind on limb pickup, hoping a new truck helps them catch up

If you've noticed limbs you set out in your yard for pickup laying for longer than usual, it's because staff and resources have been tight for the City of Jonesboro's Sanitation Department.

  Child, 12, injured after being hit by car at North Church and Bettie

Jonesboro police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian crash in the 2000-block of N. Church St., south of the Bettie Dr. intersection.

Pharmacy sues Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary over name

The owner of a local pharmacy chain in Jefferson County has filed a federal lawsuit against a state medical marijuana dispensary over its name and logo.

Barges smash into dam upstream from Oklahoma town

Two barges on the Arkansas River plowed into a lock and dam on Thursday, jeopardizing an Oklahoma town.

  A Better Region 8: Memorial Day and the Tomb of the Unknowns

This weekend, we mark Memorial Day and we could give you a sermon about how we should all take a moment to remember those who died to protect our freedom.

Billboard asks “Who lynched Isadore Banks?”

Officials are wanting to uncover new information about a nearly 65-year-old mystery in Crittenden County and are using a billboard to ask for clues.

  Favorite Jonesboro restaurant officially reopens

Two years after closing, a favorite Jonesboro restaurant officially reopened Thursday

  Hoxie adds Code Enforcement Officer position

The city of Hoxie officially added back a position that will help the city keep the streets clean.

  Man arrested for soliciting 12-year-old for sex

Memphis Police Department arrested a man accused of soliciting a 12-year-old for sex.

  Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

The aid package is another sign that the trade war with China won't end anytime soon.

First Mid-South patient sees success from newly approved cancer treatment

A newly FDA-approved cancer treatment is proving to be a game-changer for the future of medicine.

Car gets major damage from farm equipment

The car hit a John Deere tractor with a disc blade attached.

Memphis man’s run from police ends with arrest, authorities say

A Tennessee man, who was in handcuffs, took off running after his arrest when police say he tried to give a fraudulent prescription at a drug store this week.

  New Graceland Exhibition Center opens Saturday

A new exhibition center is opening at Graceland this weekend.

Man accused of selling nude photos of a woman to another man

A man faced a judge in Greene County after a woman said he was selling nude photos of her.

High water closes multiple campground sites

Multiple campground sites are temporarily closing.

Woman charged after running over victim multiple times with her SUV

A Jonesboro woman has been arrested for trying to run over another woman Wednesday night.

Arkansas court dismisses case over marijuana initiative

The Arkansas Supreme Court says a group's bid to force the attorney general to approve the wording of a recreational marijuana measure is moot since lawmakers have changed the process for certifying ballot initiatives

  3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

The tornado cut a path about 3 miles long and a mile wide from the south end of Jefferson City north toward the Missouri River, said police Lt. David Williams.

62,000 lbs. of beef products recalled amid E. coli concerns

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., of North Aurora, Ill., is recalling about 62,112 pounds of raw beef products out of concerns that the products may be contaminated with E. coli.

Arkansas Supreme Court dismisses case over 2018 dicamba ban

Justices on Thursday dismissed the appeal of a Clay County judge's order prohibiting the state from enforcing its dicamba ban against a group of farmers in that county

Mo. AG warns of price gouging, scams in wake of tornadoes, storms, flooding

The Missouri Attorney General’s Office reports price gouging, construction fraud and charity fraud are very common following a disaster.

Arkansas State Athletics reveals all you can eat ticket option for football

The season package is $125 for all you can eat concession items at all six home games with seats in section SS or TT. Fans with current season tickets can upgrade their current season ticket location to include all you can eat concession items for $100.

Missouri attorney general to investigate elder abuse hotline

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says he will investigate troubles at the Missouri's elder abuse hotline

  Police work to educate people on how to pull over safely, after police impersonator issue

Paragould Police Department is working towards educating the public on how to know if you’re being followed by a cop impersonator.

MODOT: Roads flooded due to rising waters in Mo.

Missouri Department of Public Safety reminded drivers that several roads are flooded

  Thursday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

An early morning rescue for a young sea lion in San Diego, California.

  Deadly tornadoes rip through Missouri

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines.

The KAIT 2019 Spring Employment Expo is today

Our annual Spring Employment Expo, hosted by KAIT and Express Employment Professionals, will be held Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the First National Bank Arena.

102-year-old veteran looks back on his service in WWII

Duckworth was sent to the Pacific, but before he left, he made his wife a promise.

  City leaders asking for input on upgrades to Earl Bell Community Center

Some of the upgrades could include additional tennis courts and walking trails.

  Fire department needs two more stations to keep up with city growth

And if they don't find the money needed to expand, it may start affecting your wallet.

First responders use phone feature to help save lives

First responders use "Medical ID" to get important health information from patients.

  Man to spend 5 years in jail on child porn charge

A man accused of using Tumblr to download child pornography will now spend 60 months behind bars.

  At least 3 dead in central US storms, with more rain to come

Authorities urged residents of several small towns in Oklahoma and Kansas to leave their homes as rivers and streams rose.

Arkansas EMS providers celebrate with Parade of Lights event

EMS providers in Arkansas celebrated a Parade of Lights on Wednesday.

  Two arrested after traffic stop in Pocahontas

The Pocahontas Police Department made a big arrest May 16 that involved a gun, marijuana and cocaine.

  Batesville Police Department moves into new facility

When room became tight for the officers, the city of Batesville got the department a new facility.Just a few short weeks ago, Batesville Police Department moved into their new facility to better accommodate their department’s needs.

  Gr8 Job: Local troopers honored with Trooper of the Year award

A pair of Northeast Arkansas state troopers were honored Wednesday with the highest award that the Arkansas State Police can offer - its Trooper of the Year award.

  Officers educate, have fun with D.A.R.E. program at school

The Pocahontas Police Department’s D.A.R.E program was busy at the Saint Paul’s Catholic Church School where they got to give kids some much deserved recognition.

  Bill awaiting Mo. Gov’s signature could help low income people get hearing aids

Hearing aids could soon be more accessible to Missourians who can’t afford them.

  Family of fallen Memphis sergeant presented with Medal of Valor

President Donald Trump awarded the late Sergeant Verdell Smith’s family with the Medal of Valor Wednesday, in a private ceremony.

Search leads to drugs, weapons, man’s arrest, police say

The search for a suspect by authorities this week led to another man facing at least five felonies as authorities discovered drugs and a weapon, according to Jonesboro police.