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Hunter Smith and Miranda Sullens of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of a daughter on April 13, 2014, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
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11 hrs ago
School lunch hours create unhealthy eating habits
JONESBORO, AR - According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, it's recommended that students get at least 20 minutes for lunch.
17 hrs ago
City-size iceberg breaks off of Antarctica
Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost days, similar to what happened this school year.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
40 Displaced, One Killed in Jonesboro Apartment Fire
One person is reported killed and more than 40 others are displaced following a fire at an apartment building for the elderly.
Jonesboro woman's murder trial delayed
JONESBORO, Ark. - The murder trial of a Jonesboro woman in the shooting death of her husband is being delayed until September.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
"Golf for Agape" raises thousands of dollars
JONESBORO, AR -Thousands of dollars were raised during the 2nd annual "Golf for Agape" tournament Saturday.
Extra security called to area schools after anonymous threats
JONESBORO, AR - There is an additional police force at several area schools Monday after vague threats made over the weekend.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Church-goers flock to Easter services across Region 8
JONESBORO,AR - Church-goers flocked to services around Region 8 today to celebrate the Easter holiday.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Bikers help bikers, warn community of riding risks
JONESBORO, AR - Region 8 bikers hit the road Saturday to raise money for fellow motorcyclists and their families.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Construction sector helps AR unemployment numbers
JONESBORO, AR - According to the Associated Press, state officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below seven percent for the first time in more than five years.
Veterans learn about services available to them
JONESBORO, AR - St. Bernards Auditorium in Jonesboro was filled with veterans from all over Region 8 on Friday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Project Lifesaver helps Bono family
JONESBORO, AR - Holli Crowe's daughter, Macie, is an 11 year old with Down's syndrome and Autism.
Girl trapped underwater 20 minutes in critical condition
JONESBORO, AR A 10-year-old girl is in critical condition at a Memphis hospital after becoming trapped beneath a pipe in a water-filled ditch for 20 minutes.
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All in Drag: GSA puts on annual show
"Allura," one of the participants in Wednesday night's drag show hosted by the Gay-Straight Alliance, was one of the emcees at the event.
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Campus Crime: April 9 - April 12
Officer Keith Gilliam responded to a fire alarm from room 511 in Arkansas Hall. Inside the room he saw smoke hanging in the air and a George Foreman grill with three hamburger patties next to it.
McCollum, Seitz Engagement
Ms. Beverly Nix and Mr. Rob McCollum of Jonesboro, AR, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karrah Ashley McCollum to Frank Richard Seitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Seitz of Searcy, AR.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
AG considering revised wording on AR alcohol ballot item
JONESBORO, AR - Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it legal to produce and sell alcohol in all 75 Arkansas counties are trying again for approval of the wording of their ballot item.
April Teacher of the Month: Ms. Jenny Mayer
JONESBORO, AR - Ms. Jenny Mayer from Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies Magnet School has been selected as our April Teacher of the Month.
Agape House to host their 2nd annual golf tournament
JONESBORO, AR -The 2nd annual "Golf for Agape" will be held at Sage Meadows in Jonesboro on Saturday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Jonesboro police chief presents new alcohol ordinance
JONESBORO, AR - Members of the Jonesboro Public Safety Committee were presented with a proposal concerning the city's alcohol ordinance.