6 min ago
Craighead County Man Accused of Trying to Kidnap Boys
A Craighead County man is behind bars, accused of trying to kidnap children and impersonating a police officer.
8 hrs ago
Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail
Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail The Jonesboro Sun reports that 27-year-olds Brandon and David Buck were arrested July 2 for meth possession.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Jonesboro entertainer's drug case pushed to August
Paul Eldon Richardson JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man who was arrested in December of last year for rape, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia will appear in court in August for both drug charges, while prosecutors review allegations of rape.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Autopsy cites intubation as cause of cyclist's death
A preliminary autopsy Monday revealed that a Little Rock cyclist died Saturday after a crash on a mountain bike trail because of problems with placing a breathing tube in her airway, the Washington County coroner said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Group needs over 3,800 more valid signatures
JONESBORO, AR - Falling nearly 4,000 signatures short, Our Community, Our Dollars will have 10 more days to gather the valid signatures needed to get the wet/dry issue on the November ballot.
Jonesboro man arrested for meth during traffic stop
JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested when an officer found drugs during a traffic stop.
Man arrested for drugs says pants were not his
Krystian Tamez JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 man arrested Saturday night reportedly told a deputy he did not know about a bag of drugs in the sweatpants he was wearing because the pants were not his.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Canvassers still trying to gather signatures for 'wet' initiative
Enough provisional petitions have been gathered in Saline and Craighead counties, and these were turned in to county clerks there on July 7, the first day to turn in petitions.
Sheriff: Family reports man missing for 7 months
Christopher Wayne Cory JONESBORO, AR -More than 7 months after they last saw him, the family of a Region 8 man reported him missing.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Multiple suspects due in court on Monday
Carlos Coronado Ashley N. Hillis Kevin Maget CRAIGHEAD/POINSETT COUNTY, AR - Several people will appear in court Monday on various charges, including a man charged in the shooting death of a woman on New Year's Eve and a man charged with sexual assault.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Low-cost vaccination clinics curb rabies cases
JONESBORO, AR - More than 100 animals have tested positive for rabies in Arkansas this year.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Jonesboro man sentenced to four years in prison for battery
Timothy Brinkley JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was sentenced to four years in prison on battery and kidnapping charges in Craighead County Circuit Court.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wet/dry petition filed at clerk's office: alcohol push close to being on ballot
Our Community, Our Dollars has filed its initial petition bearing the signatures of nearly 26,000 individuals who indicate they want voters to decide Nov. 4 on whether retail alcohol sales should be legal in this county.
Alcohol petitions pass first hurdle; checks continue on minimum wage
The secretary of state's office reported last night that the proposed constitutional amendment to allow retail alcohol sales statewide had turned in more than 84,000 signatures, needing 78,133, to qualify for the November ballot.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Police: Man on ice after officers find pot in cooler
Christopher Ryan Willett Cynthia Kay Pearcy JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man got locked up in the cooler after police say they found a "large amount of marijuana" in his ice chest.