Five Guys back to serving burgers and fries after tornado

  First week of early voting coming to an end

  Appreciation lunch held for first responders

  ‘Inappropriate’ chats leads to man’s arrest

  Bond set for woman accused of raping 14-year-old boy

  Hoxie Mustangs, led by father/son coaching duo, see on-field success

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  Lisa Prescott’s family reacts to ending their two-year search

  School district to feed students on weekends

  Caraway receives large grant for water tower improvements

Blytheville police investigate robbery at Kream Kastle

Craighead County fourth in the state in COVID-19 cases, state reports over 1,300 new cases

More Week 9 high school football games canceled to COVID-19

Store clerk accused of stealing lottery tickets

A 33-year-old Trumann woman may need to look for a new job after police say she was caught on camera stealing lottery tickets from the store where she worked.

Man accused of burning 2 kittens alive

An Arkansas man faces multiple felony charges of animal cruelty after investigators say he set fire to two kittens, killing them.

  Celebration of life service announced for Nettleton Athletic Director Greg Rainwater

A celebration of life service will be held to honor a fixture of Northeast Arkansas high sports who recently died.

Newborn baby taken from Louisiana hospital found safe

According to authorities, the child was returned to St. Francis Medical Center and is in good health.

  NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

Man injured in one-vehicle crash dies

  Oct. 23: What you need to know

Election Day in Arkansas: What you need to know for the 2020 General Election

  St. Bernards responds to nationwide struggle to maintain PPE

  Grandparents praise Newport man performing on NBC’s The Voice

  Hoxie superintendent reacts to ACHI “Red Zone” report

According to a recent report, the Hoxie School District has 103 new cases of COVID-19 within its district’s population. Superintendent Kelly Gillham says that number is concerning, but it can be misleading.

  Westside senior receives JROTC leadership award

Cadet Laityn Tippy, a Senior at Westside High School, won the Air Force JROTC Leadership Award, recognizing the most outstanding cadet in the world.

  Community COVID-19 cases putting dozens of new schools in “red zone”

The infections are among the people in the community living within the boundaries of the districts and are not limited to students and school employees.

  Nonprofit puts $218,000 to good use

After receiving a $218,000 grant in 2019, Mission Outreach of Northeast Arkansas, Inc. wanted to make a big change for its residents.

  Trumann adding new tornado sirens thanks to grant

The city of Trumann will be adding two new tornado sirens to help improve safety overall around town.

  Court: Missouri mail-in ballots cannot be returned in person

A Missouri appeals court has ruled that voters using mail-in ballots cannot return them in person.

  Animal abandonment puts burden on shelter, animals as well

As people dump animals in Craighead County and the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society wants it to stop. They are working with police to charge people for leaving animals at their doorsteps.

  Trial date for Billy Ray Turner, man accused of killing Lorenzen Wright, postponed for the third time

The trial date for Billy Ray Turner, the man charged with the murder of former Grizzly and Memphis Tigers basketball star Lorenzen Wright, has been rescheduled, yet again.

Craighead County third in the state as Arkansas reports over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases

With the state of Arkansas releasing the new numbers Thursday, Craighead County once again cracked the top three for new COVID-19 cases.

Attorney General Rutledge reaches $6.5 million settlement with Preferred Family Healthcare on false claims investigation

An investigation by the Arkansas Attorney’s General office into false Medicaid claims showed a culture of corruption within a healthcare company as state officials reached a nearly $6.5 million settlement in the case.

Poplar Bluff police: 3 people accused of shoplifting within 800 ft. of police department

Three people were arrested for alleged shoplifting.

  Sen. Cotton says he would like to see COVID-19 relief bill

In an interview with Gray TV’s Peter Zampa, Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton said he would like to see another COVID-19 relief package for the American people.

  Mayor reflects on tornado one year later

One year ago, on Oct. 21st, an EF-1 tornado touched down at approximately 6:00 a.m. in Tyronza.

  The HUB expresses concerns over health and upcoming months

The upcoming months are raising concerns for the health and safety of many and that’s no different for the HUB.

Mo. Attorney General’s Office receives $2M in federal grants to continue SAFE Kit initiative

The $2 million grant will allow the office to continue its work on the SAFE Kit Initiative, which works to test the backlog of untested sexual assault kits.

  Camfil announces new facility, location after hit by March tornado

Graeme Bell, the company’s Vice President of Americas says within a week, the company found a way to continue to serve its customer by moving to a temporary location in Trumann.

  Mo. Dept. of Health and Senior Services concludes mold in medical marijuana investigation

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services concluded its investigation of a complaint that some purchased medical marijuana contained mold growth.

Mo. expands group of child care providers eligible for CARES Act funding

Missouri expanded the group of child care providers eligible to apply for funding.

Research shows murder, aggravated assault rates up in Memphis

Researchers with the University of Memphis Public Safety Institue and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission released preliminary crime figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for January 2020 - September 2020 and compared it to previous years.

More than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Tennessee, 41 more deaths

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 41 additional virus-related deaths and over 2,000 new coronavirus cases as of Thursday.

  Protesters charged for inciting riot during Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Memphis

A local demonstrator is facing multiple charges after officers said he broke multiple laws while protesting Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Memphis.

Man killed in one-vehicle crash

An early-morning crash claimed the life of a Batesville man.

  Motorcyclist killed in collision

A 63-year-old Searcy man died Wednesday when a vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle.

Update: Missing West Memphis woman found safe

According to a post on the West Memphis Police Department Facebook page, Rosie Perry, 73, of West Memphis was located.

Craighead County authorities warn of possible scam

Craighead County authorities are asking people to be careful when they get a phone call, especially when dealing with phone calls from people who say they are deputies.

  Lawrence County family details voting complication with newly registered voter

Erin Hicks recently registered to vote on her 18th birthday in July. When it came time to go out to the polls, she was told that she couldn’t vote.

  Newport Elementary hosts “field trip” for students

Students at Newport Elementary School were able to get outside and enjoy the weather with a pumpkin patch.

  Blytheville officials discuss COVID-19 concerns

This week, Mississippi County was called out in the White House Coronavirus Task Force report as a “red zone” for COVID-19.

  Trumann mayor: Role of local leaders is to inform public about mandates and recommendations, not enforce them

Trumann Mayor Barbara Lewallen says that the local leaders' role in this pandemic has been to inform the public about mandates and recommendations, not enforce them.

  Gate at Lake Poinsett Dam set to close Dec. 1

A plan to refill an area lake will be moving forward this winter as officials say the gate at the Lake Poinsett Dam will close on Dec. 1.

  Go up, down, or around at Bark Park

A well-known Paragould park accommodates for dogs to play safely and have fun.

  Wynne Police Department going the extra mile to keep businesses safe

Wynne Police are going the extra mile to ensure that businesses are safe. They’re placing “building check” cards on buildings to let employees know that the building has been checked and secure.

  Cross County sees huge early voting turnout

On Wednesday, the Wynne Fire Department parking lot was filled with several cars. A steady flow of people was in and out all day to participate in early voting.

Craighead County Detention Center to allow inmate visitation

An area jail will be allowing for inmate visitation again during the COVID-19 pandemic, with officials saying all guidelines and rules will be strictly followed.

Remodeling project starts at Mission Outreach

Work has begun to remodel a Paragould building that helps rebuild lives, with officials saying the work is important.

  Mobile command center to help enhance emergency response in area county

Paragould Emergency Services is working to better respond to 911 calls by adding a mobile command center.

  ABC overturns director’s denial of Old Country Store’s liquor permit

After the director denied the Old Country Store’s request for a retail liquor license replacement permit, the Alcoholic Beverage Control gave the store the okay to sell more than just beer and wine.

Attorney General Bill Barr visits Memphis, provides update on Operation Legend

U.S Attorney General William Barr paid a visit to Memphis on Wednesday to meet with local law enforcement officials and to provide an update on Operation Legend, the federal initiative to combat violent crime in a handful of major cities.

Craighead County 2nd in state with new COVID-19 cases

Craighead County reported 53 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, as a second area county entered the top 5 in total cases statewide.

Ohio sheriff offers one-way ticket for celebrities who ‘would like to leave’ the US if President Trump is re-elected

An outspoken Ohio sheriff is responding to the election-time trend of celebrities threatening to move out of the country if the candidate of their choosing is not elected.

Gov. Parson to call for special session for supplemental budget

During the briefing, he said he was calling for a special session to start on Thursday, November 5 for a supplemental budget.

Arkansas state senator tests positive for coronavirus

A fourth Arkansas lawmaker has tested positive for the coronavirus within the past week.

$500,000 bond set for man arrested in sexual indecency with child case

Authorities say they were made aware of a conversation between Christopher Pippin and a 14-year-old girl.

$5M in CARES Act funding to be divided among Missouri’s 6 regional food banks

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced $5 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to be divided among Missouri’s six regional food banks to help citizens who continue to rely on food assistance.

  TDH: Over 2,200 new virus cases, 18 additional deaths reported in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department has reported 227 new coronavirus cases and two more deaths countywide.

  Police identify couple found shot to death

Police have identified two Pocahontas residents found shot to death.

  Judge charges man who ‘confessed’ to killing 2 women

A judge found probable cause Wednesday to charge a man with capital murder after sheriff’s investigators say he confessed to killing two people.

  MoDOT to prepare for winter weather with drills

MoDOT said this year’s drill has been expanded to two days due to ensure social distancing recommendations are followed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Victim of fiery crash identified

Arkansas State Police have identified a man killed in a fiery crash.

  Late-night mob at Waffle House leads to 3 arrests

According to one officer’s account, as many as “several hundred people” surrounded the restaurant, flooding the parking lots of nearby businesses and backing up traffic. He also reported an “overwhelming smell of alcohol and marijuana.”

  Freedom resolution fails before reaching city council

City officials discussed restoring freedom, choice, opportunity, and governance with a measure tonight.

Jonesboro City Council covers capital investments and private permits

There were a few things on the agenda for Tuesday's night.

  5 Star Stories: Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid -- a 535,000-square-foot outdoorsman’s paradise

When you look at the downtown Memphis horizon, there’s no denying the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid defines the skyline.

  Endangered Silver Advisory issued for 83-year-old man

Police are looking for Robert Lee Coats. He is described as a 5′7″ bald white male with blue eyes weighing 160 lbs.

ADH reports increase in flu cases

For the week ending with Oct. 17, the state reported “minimal,” or 1 out of 13 influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity levels.

  Some rural West Tennessee counties see rise in COVID-19 cases

In the past 14 days, Fayette county added 257 cases. Tipton county increased its COVID-19 count by 262 and Dyer County saw a whopping 473 new cases.

  Food pantry needs donations ahead of holiday season

The Cherry Valley Food Pantry is making it easier for families in need to get their holiday meal supplies, but the pandemic has caused an urgent need for donations.

  Nearby robbery forces school to go into lockdown

Gosnell schools were forced to go into lockdown mode after police say the nearby Dollar General was robbed.