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Jonesboro, Arkansas is located in Craighead County. Zip codes in Jonesboro, AR include 72402, 72403, and 72404. The median home price in Jonesboro is $159,900. More Jonesboro information.

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Friday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Crosses make a comeback on t-shirts across town

JONESBORO, AR - From open til close, business didn't slow down at the Design Shoppe in Jonesboro. Customer after customer came in looking for the cross that the ASU football team was made to remove from their helmets.

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Friday Sep 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

4 suspects in underage sex case plead guilty to lesser charges

Lukus Oden Kenneth Thompson JONESBORO, AR - Four Region 8 men accused of rape and child pornography pleaded guilty this week to a lesser charge. On Tuesday, Benjamin Vardell, Brent Crow, Lukus Oden, and Kenneth Thompson all pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault.

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Friday Sep 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man arrested in local storage break-in

Daryel Simmons JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police arrested a man accused of breaking into the A Plus Mini Storage facility in August. According to the Jonesboro Police Department, Daryel Simmons Jr., 28, of Paragould, was charged with breaking or entering/theft of property greater than $5,000 less than $25,000.

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Friday Sep 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

AHTD working on Hilltop traffic issues

JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department are working on ways to relieve the amount of backed up traffic on Hilltop in Jonesboro. Tune into Region 8 News at 5 and 6, Courtney Brown will have the details.

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Friday Sep 12 | The Baxter Bulletin

Birth Announcements: Bailey Catherine Parks

She was born August 20, 2014 and weighed 8 lbs., 15 oz. She was welcomed home by her brothers, Darrell Parks III and Adams Parks; her grandparents Hope and Darrel Parks of Jonesboro and Penny and Kevin Oxford of Mountain Home; great grandparents Patsy Hotchkiss and Maxine Wallis of Jonesboro, Arlette and Edger Bradford of Rector and Clarence Oxford ... (more)

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

FOX16

Religious Liberties Group Urges ASU to Restore Cross Decal

An organization focused on what it calls religious liberties issues, urged Arkansas State University on Thursday to restore a cross decal on football helmets. JONESBORO, AR - An organization focused on what it calls religious liberties issues, urged Arkansas State University on Thursday to restore a cross decal on football helmets.

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Hotel Interactive

MBA Hotel Brokers Completes Sale of Arkansas Super 8

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Rain may continue into weekend

Thursday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Online Traffic problems on Hilltop The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department are working on ways to relieve the amount of backed up traffic on Hilltop in Jonesboro. Tune into Region 8 News at 5 and 6, Courtney Brown will have the details.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

4 suspects in underage sex case plead guilty to lesser charges

Lukus Oden Kenneth Thompson JONESBORO, AR - Four Region 8 men accused of rape and child pornography pleaded guilty this week to a lesser charge. On Tuesday, Benjamin Vardell, Brent Crow, Lukus Oden, and Kenneth Thompson all pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

30-year-old woman charged with battering 79-year-old husband

Chelsea Brown JONESBORO, AR - District Court Judge Keith Blackman found probable cause Wednesday to charge a 30-year-old Jonesboro woman accused of attacking her 79-year-old husband with domestic battery. In addition to the felony charge, Chelsea Brown is also charged with driving on a suspended license, a misdemeanor.

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KAIT-TV

Pryor's parents campaign in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - Mark Pryor's parents, David and Barbara Pryor, campaigned at various Region 8 college campuses on Wednesday. The duo stopped at campuses to convince college students they have more at stake in this election than any other age group.

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KAIT-TV

Child found walking in street, mom cited

JONESBORO, AR - A local woman was issued a misdemeanor citation after her two-year-old child was found wandering in the road Tuesday morning. Shortly after 9:30 a.m. several people called Jonesboro dispatch to report seeing a small child and a dog walking in the 4100-block of Kellers Chapel Road.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Former city judge due in court for sentencing

JONESBORO, AR - A former Pocahontas judge who was convicted on federal drug charges will appear for a sentencing hearing Friday in Little Rock. According to court documents, expert witnesses will testify against Bob Castleman, 63, of Pocahontas.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Environmental impact study, design to begin on Highland overpass

JONESBORO, AR - A $1.2 million dollar grant for the City of Jonesboro means planning can begin for an overpass on Highland Drive. The city received the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Grant on Tuesday.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KAIT-TV

STEP Grant allows for extra enforcement by JPD

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro Police say drivers can expect DWI checkpoints later this week. Black River Technical College will bring their Breath Alcohol Testing sobriety checkpoint vehicle to Jonesboro.

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KAIT-TV

A murderer on Facebook

Region 8 News Tuesday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Murderer on Facebook One woman logged onto Facebook to see the man that victimized her family was posting photos behind bars. Hear the full story coming up on Region 8 News at 10. Traffic relief coming to Jonesboro Today the city was awarded a 1.2 million dollar grant to start work on an overpass.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Bugging out: Worms invade area trees

JONESBORO, AR - Driving around town you will notice an increase of webs in the trees. The populations of worms and caterpillars seems to be up this year.

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Douglas County Herald

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As these items are written Monday, we are getting rain showers that seem to be covering a wide area. My daughter and granddaughter are in Hardy, Arkansas, and they say it is raining there also.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KAIT-TV

Enterovirus-D68 hitting states surrounding Arkansas

JONESBORO, AR - A rare respiratory virus in the MidSouth has many parents concerned tonight. Not only are there no specific treatments for the virus, but no vaccines either.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jonesboro Emergency 911 hosted dispatch class

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro Emergency 911 hosted a class on Monday that will keep Region 8 dispatch operators current in their various skills. Training Managers from the Arkansas Crime Information Center went over a broad range of subjects with operators.

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