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Shelters opening in Region 8
Jonesboro, AR -- In case of power outage, the following shelters have been set up: Craighead County: -Monette Sr. Life Center, 504 South Williams, remains open as shelter -Monette Housing Authority, 429 South Williams, remaining open if there is loss of heat or power Jackson County: -Harris Hospital Open only for those without power.
Schoolhouse vs. Jailhouse Food: Who Eats Better?
JONESBORO - It's a "healthy" discussion. Who eats better? Students in school or inmates at the jail? Well, we took our cameras to the Craighead County Detention Center and the Jonesboro Math & Science Magnet school, which is really representative of any school in Region 8.
Murder Foiled After Man 'Butt Dialed' Target While Hiring Hit Man: Police
An Arkansas man is in jail after police say he "butt dialed" a man he was plotting to kill while discussing the details with a hit man.
The ASU Herald
A-State student is bringing noticias to Region 8
A new section to the Region 8 News website has been added thanks to an A-State student.
Man arrested for crystal meth during traffic stop
Michael Shane Nichols JONESBORO, AR - A man is on thin ice for having ice. On Tuesday, a Jonesboro police officer noticed a driver swerving from lane to lane on Nettleton Avenue and pulled him over.
Police offer tips for holiday shoppers
JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd says they've received a number of calls lately.
Ritter Increases Grain Operations 60 Percent
Ritter Grain Services, a division of Ritter Agribusiness, announced this week that it will begin operations at a grain storage facility in Otwell .
NE Arkansas farmer reports 500 gallons of diesel gone
JONESBORO, AR - Authorities in Craighead County are looking for someone who stole 500 gallons of diesel Sheriff's deputies say a farmer reported the theft Sunday at his fields just west of Jonesboro.
Attorney: Ex-senator Bookout to return donations
The attorney for former state Sen. Paul Bookout says the former lawmaker is set to return thousands of dollars in campaign contributions, while a criminal investigation continues into his personal use of campaign cash.
Police: Brookland brawl leads to multiple arrests
BROOKLAND, Ark. - Authorities say 10 people were arrested after a fight broke out in the parking lot of a northeast Arkansas school.
Log Cabin Democrat
Echols visit to bring story full circle
AP FILE PHOTO Damien Echols, left, Jessie Misskelley, Jr., center, and Jason Baldwin sit at a table before a news conference at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Ark., Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, after the three were released after pleading guilty to the 1993 deaths of three West Memphis, Ark., children.