A Better Region 8

  A Better Region 8: “Fishing for Fosters”

DHS is "fishing" for new foster families, mentors, and volunteers in Greene County.

  A Better Region 8: Waving the white flag on the Bono Lake project

A Better Region 8 discusses the Bono Lake project and why it's time to cut our losses and focus on other projects.

  To Bobby, thanks for the memories

Thank you, Bobby Willis, for making this A Better Region 8.

  A Better Region 8: Taking time to celebrate our independence

A Better Region 8 highlights this upcoming Independence Day. We encourage you to get out and celebrate the day with your loved ones.

  A Better Region 8: Blytheville Air Force Base Air Show

This weekend, airplanes will fill the skies at the former Eaker Air Force Base, now known as the Arkansas Aeroplex.

  A Better Region 8: Thank you to those who help victims of assault

Today's A Better Region 8 highlights and thanks those who take their time to help victims of assault.

  A Better Region 8: Star Spangled Banner

We announced a few days ago that KAIT will return to its roots and end our broadcast day, that's just before Midnight, and play our national anthem.

  A Better Region 8: Blocking unwanted calls

A Better Region 8 details the FCC's decision to allow cell phone users to block unnecessary calls.

  A Better Region 8: D-Day

It was supposed to be June 5 but got moved to June 6, 1944, because of bad weather.

  A Better Region 8: Wear your life jacket, don’t drown

Region 8 News reminds you to wear your lifejacket when venturing out onto the lake or river this summer.

A Better Region 8: We’ve been there before, here’s how to help flood victims

If you'd like to open your heart and your wallet they could sure use it.

  A Better Region 8: Taking time to hit the reset button with editorials

We take this time to hit the reset button and to remind you your feedback is vital when it comes to our "A Better Region 8" editorials.

  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.

  A Better Region 8: Let’s hear what Team Jonesboro has to say

Let's hear the ideas Team Jonesboro has when they talk. Those ideas might make this A Better Region 8.

  A Better Region 8: High-speed internet access in Arkansas

This week, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a plan to get all communities in the state with a population of 500 or more people connected with high-speed internet within the next three years.

  A Better Region 8: Jonesboro Police Department and transparency

This past week, Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliott used the taxpayer-funded police website to assure the citizens that his department was "transparent."

  A Better Region 8: Preserving Region 8’s History

A Better Region 8 takes a look at preserving one of the more historic and iconic buildings found in Blytheville.

  A Better Region 8: U of A and A-State?

This week, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s athletic department discovered there were other campuses in their system and that those campuses also have athletic programs.

  A Better Region 8: The facts show that vaccination matters

The medical community has said for decades that vaccinations matter.

A Better Region 8: Being there for others

We should all set the best example for our family, friends, and most importantly, our next generation.

  Guest A Better Region 8: Dedicating Centennial Plaza

I'm John Deacon, District Governor of Rotary District 6150 and a member of the Rotary Club of Jonesboro.

  A Better Region 8: Teenage Driving Safety

Over the weekend, a 21-year-old woman died in a Mississippi County car crash and three teens were injured in two separate crashes in Missouri.

  A Better Region 8: Enforcing Our Littering Laws

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  A Better Region 8: Battling smartphone addiction

Region 8 encourages you to put the smartphone down for the important moments in your life. Use your phone when it's needed and for the right reasons.

  A Better Region 8: Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

This week's Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo was one of the biggest ever.

  A Better Region 8: Million Meals donations

Region Eight is asking your help to donate to the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas as part of the Million Meals campaign.

A Better Region 8: Medicaid Work Requirements

This week, a federal judge struck down Arkansas and Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements.

  A Better Region 8: Designate a driver before you drink alcohol

This past weekend, two people were hospitalized after their car ran off the road, hit a ditch, and overturned.

  A Better Region 8: Arkansas open records law

There's plenty we can complain about, but we are all so blessed to live in the United States.

  A Better Region 8: Watching for scammers among elderly, millenials

A Better Region 8 details how to avoid being scammed by new tricks that are up a scammer's sleeves.

  A Better Region 8: We will not stop interrupting programming due to severe weather

A few days ago, tornadoes struck across the Southeast, killing 23 people.

  A Better Region 8: Life saving techniques taught in schools

Finding yourself in the middle of an emergency like a car crash or the immediate aftermath of a tornado can happen in a blink of an eye.

  A Better Region 8: Highway Funding

Last month, as the Arkansas legislative session began, we made an easy prediction about our highway funding.

A Better Region 8: Celebrating a Region 8 legend

On Friday, we celebrated THIRTY remarkable years of one Region 8 legend.

  A Better Region 8: Thank you for making the power of a wish come true

Region 8 takes time to thank those who contributed to this years Have A Heart Wish-A-Thon.

  A Better Region 8: Infrastructure and levees

I'm not sure what happened or exactly when it happened but the infrastructure in our country is deteriorating faster than we can or care to maintain it.

A Better Region 8: Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon on Friday

Region 8 has a wonderful tradition of giving back, and this week is another opportunity.

  A Better Region 8: Gov. Hutchinson’s Tax Cut Proposal

Governor Hutchinson's income tax proposal is making its way through the legislature.

  A Better Region 8: Volunteer Firefighting Grant

Region 8 gives thanks to those who volunteer firefight, be it day or night. Region 8 celebrates the new grant awarded to the Piggott Fire Dept.

Region 8 schools close due to flu/illness

Portageville schools have become the latest in Region 8 to close its doors due to the flu/illness.

  A Better Region 8: Helping federal workers

It's back open - for now, but a little over a month ago, our government came to a screeching halt.