Thursday Jul 24
The City Wire
Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes
Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.
Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.
Mississippi County court OKs hospital tax vote
Mississippi County residents will go to the polls in October to vote on a new half-cent sales tax to help the county hospital system.
Local police searching for man wanted in Illinois murder
Micah Hopkins BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Region 8 police and the U.S. Marshals service are searching for a man wanted for capital murder.
Log Cabin Democrat
Police beat 7/21/14: A Facebook fiend, a loyal dog and the Cloud of Umbrage
At some point late Thursday night or early Friday morning a thief or thieves got into an unlocked truck and stole a Beretta Px4 Storm handgun and an iPhone 5. While the victims were having dinner at a Steeple Lane home at around 9 p.m. on Friday, a thief or thieves got into their unlocked car and stole a Ruger LC9 handgun, some credit/debit cards ... (more)
'Stop the Violence' memorial service planned for Blytheville
BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Over the past few years the violent crime rate has remained steady in Blytheville, according to FBI data.
Tonight at 10: Stopping the violence
Region 8 News Friday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Resetting your phones When you're getting rid of your phone for a new one, you may not be deleting all the history.
Hospital wants to ask residents for new sales tax
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - The Mississippi County Hospital System wants to ask voters to approve a new sales tax to help fund the Blytheville and Osceola campuses.
Eaton named Arkansas Municipal League District 3 vice president
Russellville Mayor Bill Eaton was recently elected as District 3 vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League.
Region 8 man killed in motorcycle crash
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - A Blytheville man was killed Saturday morning in a motorcycle accident in Mississippi County.