JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The City of Jonesboro responded to comments made on social media by Parks and Recreation Director Wixson Huffstetler.
According to Bill Campbell, public information officer, the city became aware of a comment Huffstetler made about the Black Lives Matter movement on the Interstate 40 bridge into Memphis.
Huffstetler wrote "And they wonder why they are profiled" in a post about the protest on the bridge. A viewer sent Region 8 News a screen grab of the post.
Huffstetler and Mayor Harold Perrin issued statements to Region 8 News:
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