Greene County 1st grader becomes honorary ASP Colonel

A first grade student at Greene County Tech who is battling cancer recently became an honorary Colonel with the Arkansas State Police.

Proposed dicamba rule amended by plant board

Bill proposed to allow alcohol sales at Memphis Zoo

Cyber security expert gives safety tips for home security cameras

  St. Bernards Hospice Care holds Moments of Remembrance

  Update: Paragould police investigating apparent bank robbery at First National Bank branch

  Huge response to Angel Tree project plea for help

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  Craighead County Sheriff’s Office delivers toys to kids in need

  City sees 15 cases of car and business vandalism as police investigate

55,000 pounds of El Monterey breakfast burritos recalled

  Highway 139 bridge in Clay County closed

Arkansas judge denies students’ appeal to vaccination policy

  Students compete to fill hunger needs

Seventh flu death reported in Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting a seventh Arkansan has died from the flu this season.

N.C. Attorney General leads charge against teen vaping

Clouds of uncertainty hang over e-cigarettes, as nicotine hooks yet another generation on a product that’s already proven deadly. And yet, for long-time cigarette smokers, it may be a healthier alternative and an aid to kick tobacco-use altogether.

Ecstasy in shoe of child leads to woman’s arrest

The substance in the bag tested positive for ecstasy, police said.

  Family says hackers accessed a Ring camera in their 8-year-old daughter’s room

The Ring camera was only up for four days in the girls’ room before the family says someone found a way to manipulate it, turning the security device into a room of horror.

  Blytheville police investigating robbery of Kream Kastle restaurant

Traffic to shift amid Hwy. 412 construction

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Sheriff: Scammers posing as electric company calling customers

  The first medical marijuana dispensary in Northeast Arkansas opens

  Dec. 11: Bundle up before you head out

  New dispatch system, training saving lives in Stoddard County, Mo.

A record number of first responders in Stoddard County, Mo. are earning 'Star of Life' awards this year. Their success is in part due to a new Computer Aided Dispatch system.

  “Light Up Their Hearts” honors foster mother

Jonesboro Radio Group and Grounds Crew, LLC are back at it again. For the second year in a row, they have surprised one family by decorating their home for the holidays.

  Man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

Then the victim said she began to feel weird and wanted to go back inside but he prevented her from getting out two times by grabbing her hair.

Missouri, Planned Parenthood head to court over funding

Government funding for Planned Parenthood is at stake in a lawsuit before the Missouri Supreme Court.

  Fire department uses grant to keep their firefighters safe

An ISO Class 2 rating fire station right here in Region 8 received a major grant they’re using to keep their volunteer firefighters even more safe.

K9 Gabo & handler voted “Officers of the Year” award

K9 Officer Gabo & his handler received the "Officer of the Year" award Tuesday.

  Ribbon cutting held for new surgical tower at St. Bernards

If you’ve had your eyes in the skies in Jonesboro these past few months, you’ve surely seen St. Bernards surgical tower being built.

  Purple Heart signs going up across Greene County

Several veterans turned out in Greene County Tuesday to watch the first Purple Heart sign be installed, making Greene County a Purple Heart county.

  Marybeth Byrd’s journey on The Voice comes to an end at the semifinals

Armorel native Marybeth Byrd continues to wow America on The Voice, and she again prepares to sing live before America.

Nestle Purina in Bloomfield donates to two Dexter projects

Nestle Purina donated a total of $20,000 to two Dexter, dog-centered, projects.

Mark Twain National Forest employees remove 705 tires from forest

Poplar Bluff Ranger District (PBRD) employees held three separate tire clean-ups, with a total of 705 tires removed.

  Endangered Person Advisory issued for missing Caruthersville woman; her vehicle found in Ark.

Police believe Michele Bell is in danger.

  It’s flu season: Here’s how to protect yourself

The first line of defense is a flu shot, but a good diet and hygiene are important, too.

Bite Squad gobbles up local food delivery service

The consolidation, according to a news release, means customers will have more than 70 restaurants to choose from, with more expected to be added in the coming weeks.

  A Better Region 8: Give college academics the same attention we give college athletics

It's time for us to give college academics the same attention and recognition we give college athletics.

  First medical marijuana dispensary in area set to open in Brookland

NEA Full Spectrum, the state's first medical marijuana dispensary in Northeast Arkansas, will open its doors in Brookland this week.

Last full moon of the decade to peak at 12:12 on 12/12

The 2010s are going out in style; cosmic style.

Traffic Alert: “Serious crash with injuries’ blocks Highland Drive

A Tuesday morning crash blocked all eastbound lanes of Highland, causing traffic delays for commuters.

CDC investigating E. Coli outbreak linked to salad kits

Officials believe the likely source of the outbreak is the Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kit.

Ag for Autism & Make A Wish team up to raise money at event

Ag for Autism and Make A Wish teamed up to raise money at an event over the weekend.

  Local artist holds toy drive to raise money, collect toys for Christmas

Local artist and former "The Voice" contestant Cory Jackson and his band held a toy drive, featuring live Christmas music.

Finance committee sends cost of living raises for mayor, city clerk, city attorney to city council

When the Jonesboro Finance and Administration Committee meets Tuesday, the cost of living wage increases will be on the agenda.

Flu blamed for 3 deaths in Missouri

The cold and flu season is just beginning, but the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says three deaths are already blamed on the flu.

  Students hope to build a better Brookland

A group of Craighead County High School Students are fighting to “Build a Better Brookland.”

One dead, multiple people injured following weekend crash in Cross County

One minor died and multiple people suffered injuries after a weekend crash in Cross County.

  Leachville divided over proposed 1-cent city sales tax

Leachville Mayor Rodney Robertson has been discussing the proposal of the one-cent tax, which will be split three ways.

  Gr8 Job! Girl donates non-perishable food items to Blessing Box

Instead of wanting gifts, this little girl who just celebrated her fifth birthday wanted to donate "blessings" to those in need.

Northeast Arkansas Humane Society receives donation from Arvest Foundation

The NEA Humane Society received a generous donation from Arvest Foundation Monday.

Former Arkansas police office accused of stealing drugs from evidence room says he has PTSD

“He was looking for something to help him sleep and what not and that’s what led into this,” said Freddy Williams’ attorney Robert Newcomb.

Driver dies in semi tractor trailer crash on I-55 in Scott Co., Mo.

The 49-year-old driver from New Madrid, Mo. was pronounced dead at the scene.

  UPDATE: Third suspect in Jonesboro murder arrested in Memphis

The third suspect wanted in connection to a shooting death on Parkwood Drive has been arrested in Memphis.

Canadian firm announces mass timber plant in Arkansas

It will be the company's first plant in the United States

  Man arrested in Florida in connection to murder investigation, victim’s name released

A man arrested in Florida in connection to a homicide investigation on Brac Place in Jonesboro has a history of financial legal troubles.

Audit: Former Van Buren CID board spent nearly $300,000 in sales tax on private debts

According to State Auditor Nicole Galloway, taxpayer money was used by the former members of the Black Mountain CID to pay for private debts, private business improvements and construction.

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

From maxing out retirement contributions to checking your car insurance rates, experts say there are a few smart financial steps to take before the new year starts.

Walmart apologizes for Santa sweater with drug reference

The sweater has the words "Let it snow" and includes three white lines in front of Santa.

  Arkansas State selected to play in Camellia Bowl

The Red Wolves are going bowling for the 9th straight season.

  Linda Collins’ family releases statement after changes in murder case

On Monday, the family of Linda Collins’ released a statement concerning the status of Linda Collins’ murder case and the recent changes.

  Police: Slain Arkansas officer ‘ambushed’ in patrol vehicle

Officer Stephen Carr, 27, was “ambushed and executed” late Saturday outside Fayetteville Police Department headquarters, Chief Mike Reynolds said.

  FedEx works to pump out packages during online holiday shopping influx

In fact, FedEx expects to move twice its regular volume of packages today and next Monday.

  Candlelight vigil held for parents of deceased children in Jonesboro

People who plan to attend are asked to bring a photo of their loved one, and there will be an opportunity to light a candle in memory of their life.

  Police use witty prose to draw attention to theft suspect

Verse reminds one of “A Visit from St. Nicholas," which more commonly is known as “'Twas the Night Before Christmas”

Arkansas announces Sam Pittman as new head football coach

The University of Arkansas announced its new head coach Sunday, announcing Sam Pittman as the new coach.

  Heartland church displays 600+ nativity scenes

There are exactly 605 nativity scenes set up throughout several rooms in the church.

  Project Warm holds coat drive in Downtown Jonesboro

A local organization fighting against the cold this winter season held its 2nd annual coat drive.

  Habitat for Humanity holds 10th annual Souper Sunday

All ticket proceeds go towards future Habitat homes in the Jonesboro area.

Craighead Co. mug shots, Dec. 8 - 14

A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

Mike Norvell leaves Memphis for head coaching position at Florida State

Mike Norvell confirms new coaching job.

1 dead, 3 injured in Oregon County head-on collision

An Alton woman is dead after a crash Friday in Oregon County that also injured three other people.

  78 years later: Community gathers to remember Pearl Harbor

The Craighead County Veterans Foundation held its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance ceremony in downtown Jonesboro, Saturday morning.

Crowley’s Ridge State Park hosts Christmas ornament, food drive workshop

All canned donations go towards the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, for those in need of the holiday season.

Ole Miss names new head football coach

The University of Mississippi has named a new head football coach.

  Shop with a Cop builds bond between young kids and police

On Saturday morning, 50 children went on a shopping spree with an assigned officer to get Christmas gifts to put under their tree this holiday season.

Craighead Co. Mug Shots, Dec. 1-7

A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

No feral swine hunting allowed in Mark Twain National Forest

Feral swine hunting will not be allowed with a few exceptions.

Teen killed in officer-involved shooting in Northwest Arkansas

According to a news release by Arkansas State Police, the Bentonville police officer was searching for an attempted robbery suspect Friday night.

  Candlelight vigil held in memory of children

Every December 6, love ones gather to honor the memory of children who have died.

  St. Jude hits $12M fundraiser goal for the 2019 Memphis marathon

The St. Jude Memphis Marathon has been a trending topic in the Bluff City this week and the race is hours away from flooding the streets of Downtown Memphis.