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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 $164,000. More Jonesboro information.

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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.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KAIT-TV

Project Lifesaver helps Bono family

JONESBORO, AR - Holli Crowe's daughter, Macie, is an 11 year old with Down's syndrome and Autism.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

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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The ASU Herald

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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The ASU Herald

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.

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Beecher Herald

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Region 8 viewers ask: Why did sex offender only serve four months?

JONESBORO, AR - The arrest of one local sex offender has created a local social media storm.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KAIT-TV

Railroad crossings are growing danger in Region 8

JONESBORO, AR - The number of car vs. train accidents turned deadly from 2012 to 2013.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KAIT-TV

Residents learn to save lives with technology

JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department trained community members Saturday afternoon on how to keep their loved ones safe.

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KAIT-TV

Kids and canines hunted for eggs at annual Easter egg hunt

JONESBORO, AR - Kids and their four-legged companions were treated to a twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt Saturday afternoon.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Neighborhood group does some spring cleaning

JONESBORO, AR - The West End Neighborhood Association hosted its fifth-annual Spring Cleanup Saturday morning.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jobless claims plummet to a nearly 7-year low

JONESBORO, AR - The number of Americans filing new unemployment benefit claims fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, according to a Reuters article .

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Teacher accused of dragging special needs student by his ankles

JONESBORO, AR A Jonesboro school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after police say she was caught on surveillance video dragging a young student by the ankles.

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