Leachville community packs school cafeteria to address proposed millage increase
LEACHVILLE, AR - Residents packed East Elementary's cafeteria in Leachville Thursday night to learn more about the proposed millage increase.
Firefighters on scene of large grass fire in Craighead County
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Firefighters are on the scene of a large grass fire in northern Craighead County Thursday afternoon.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
NEA Fair manager stepping down
JONESBORO, AR - Citing health issues, Jerry Reece announced Monday he is resigning his post as a manager of the Northeast Arkansas Fair.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Jonesboro man arrested for assaulting girlfriend with knife
Marcus Harris JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a knife Sunday afternoon, according to a police report.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Two Jonesboro residents arrested for having meth pipes
JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man and woman were both arrested on drug charges early Saturday morning.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Jonesboro man arrested for slapping child
Nathan L. Kelly A Jonesboro man was arrested for second degree battery and a woman was arrested for permitting child abuse, according to Jonesboro Police.
Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam
JONESBORO, AR - Numerous car break-ins in Jonesboro and Craighead County in the past week have many residents on high alert, especially since some of the stolen items are firearms.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Jonesboro man arrested for pulling machete on another man
David L. Bowers JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for aggravated assault after he pulled a machete on another man who was grieving over the death of his mother, according to a Jonesboro Police report.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Arkansas Prison Inmate Found Dead in Suicide
The body of Steven E. Hill, Jr., 24, an inmate at Varner SuperMax, was found at 2:50 a.m. on Monday by security staff delivering breakfast, according to the Arkansas Department of Correction .
Craighead County justices discuss allocations of sales tax
JONESBORO, AR - Members of the Craighead County Quorum Court Road Committee are set to discuss the allocation of money collected from a one-cent sales tax tonight.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Bono Lake filling up
BONO, AR - The water is rising on Bono Lake, but not as much as state and local officials would like.
Children removed from filthy, needle-filled home; mom arrested
Carmen Philpot JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman faces two counts of felony child endangerment after police say they found her two young children living in a filthy, needle-filled house.
Police: ROTC instructor arrested for sexual assault
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A faculty member for the Westside School District was arrested Friday afternoon for inappropriate sexual conduct with a 16-year-old-girl, according to Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd.
Police: Rape suspect admits having sex with girl at store, movie theater
William A. Bradley Wilson JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man faces rape charges after police say he took photos of a 13-year-old girl performing a sex act with him.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Local law enforcement gets new equipment
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR -A local law enforcement agency just received a new piece of equipment that will help keep officers and the public safe.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Lawsuit challenges petitions for alcohol sales in Saline County
THE THREAT NEXT DOOR: Red Gate is one of the liquor dealers near the Saline County line that could be affected if a wet/dry question is approved there.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Michelle Despain pleads guilty to hindering apprehension in connection to husband's murder
Michelle Despain Murder scene: August 24, 2011 Carl Kelley during past court appearance Terrance Barker Johnny Hubbard JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman plead guilty to three counts of hindering apprehension in connection to the murder of her husband, according to the 2nd Judicial Prosecutor's Office.
Walmart's push into medical care
Walmart has long worked on adding health care related services to stores. Bodies in stores are bodies in stores.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
AHTD: How to keep everyone safe in construction zones
JONESBORO, AR - Drivers honking, speeding and yelling out their windows are the number one distraction and danger to road crews.
Region 8 children show off their artwork
JONESBORO, AR - There's more than books in the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library.