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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 $166,500. More Jonesboro information.

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26 min ago | KAIT-TV

Cooler weather continues

Tuesday 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 Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill Phony cop ... (more)

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1 hr ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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Arkansas Times

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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

JPD searching for police impersonator

JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a cop impersonation case.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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The Courier

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Pair accused of abandoning puppy at apartment complex

JONESBORO, AR - When a couple of women packed up and moved out of their apartment recently, police say they left something behind: their puppy.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Rape suspect now charged with child pornography

Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl now faces charges of child pornography.

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Times-Dispatch

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Ken and Vickie Cole of Hoxie have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tammy Marie Cole, to Zachariah Robert Shayne Goforth, son of Robert Goforth and Sharon Goforth, both of Batesville.

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