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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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1 hr ago | KAIT-TV

Our Community, Our Dollars fails to get alcohol initiative on November ballot

JONESBORO, AR - Residents in Craighead County will not vote on an alcohol initiative in November, according to Our Community, Our Dollars President Jay Allen.

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1 hr ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Out of the dark to put grant to good use

When the award was presented JONESBORO, AR - Leaders of Out of the Dark, Inc gave an exciting announcement to members in Thursday's meeting.

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4 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

Motion picture money being investigated

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 Movie money being investigated Jonesboro police say some funny money ought to be in pictures.

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12 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

Brandon Buck JONESBORO, AR - Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.

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15 hrs ago | NWAonline

Fast Forward

Homegrown 1: Hope offers its annual respite from the August heat at the Hope Watermelon Festival, Aug. 7-9, with most activities on Aug. 9. As usual, the festival will include a fishing derby, arts and crafts, car show, 5K and lots and lots of watermelon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KAIT-TV

Tax collectors remind residents of deadline, new fees for delinquency

JONESBORO, AR - If you've yet to pay your personal property or real estate taxes, you have just over two and a half months to pay before becoming delinquent.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Nettleton Intermediate Center on its way to completion

JONESBORO, AR - The halls of the new Nettleton Intermediate Center may be full of students by January.

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KAIT-TV

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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KAIT-TV

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.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man arrested for stealing from workplace

Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for stealing from his workplace.

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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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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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