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Region 8 school preparing students with technology
JONESBORO, AR - One Region 8 school is working to make sure their students are prepared for higher education and the workforce.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Possible water park coming to Jonesboro
JONESBORO, AR - As Jonesboro grows, so does the demand for parks. Wixson Huffstetler, the city parks director, admits the city is behind on pools, aquatic centers and parks.
Man arrested for stealing from workplace
Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for stealing from his workplace.
Cooler weather continues
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Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids
Landon Morris JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Four Region 8 schools get additional funding for program
JONESBORO, AR - Four Region 8 schools are starting the new year with some additional funding for an important program.
Democrats highlight another GOP tax cheat
Asa Hutchinson wasn't the only political candidate nailed over the weekend by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for claiming homestead tax exemptions on two houses when state law limits taxpayers to one.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Jonesboro woman leaves 2 babies home alone, arrested
Sharonda Tierre Lopez JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman faces felony charges after she left her small children alone at home Saturday morning.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Nettleton alumni say goodbye to old high school
JONESBORO, AR - Alumni from Nettleton High School walked the halls of the Annex building Saturday one last time.
JPD searching for police impersonator
JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a cop impersonation case.
Green Party candidate explains why he wants U.S. Senate seat
JONESBORO, AR - The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Mark Swaney, wants to tell voters why he is running for office.
Man missing for 7 months found safe
Christopher Wayne Croy JONESBORO, AR -After more than 7 months missing, a local man has been found safe.
Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro.
Higher ed board OKs plan for ASU medical school
The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has granted certification for a new medical school on the campus of Arkansas State University.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Race Street construction begins
JONESBORO, AR - Race Street will be closed from Promise Lane to Mary Jane Drive today to begin phase 1 of the Race Street drainage improvements.
AR Highway Department could get green light for postponed road projects
JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department had to postpone 15 construction projects statewide because of a lack of federal funding.
Tickets for tours of Johnny Cash's home available
JONESBORO, AR - Tickets are still available for opening day tours of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home next month.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Central Baptist Church goes 'To-The-Block' to party
JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 church is taking its message to the streets. Members of Central Baptist Church's Word Campus hosted a "To-The-Block Party" at Cedar Manor Apartments Thursday evening.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Region 8 library hosts magic show
JONESBORO, AR - Region 8 children were left in amazement after a magic show sponsored by the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Wednesday.
Women flee to roof to escape gunman
Michael Finley JONESBORO, AR - Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.