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  1. Two men injured in crash that shut down traffic for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Two people were injured, one seriously, in a crash that shut down traffic on Highway 63 in southern Craighead County for approximately two hours Saturday night. According to Arkansas State Police, Timothy Greene, 48, of Jonesboro and Randy McCluskey, 47, of Jonesboro were injured when they lost control of their motorcycles.

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  2. Craighead Electric customers experience power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Approximately 2,100 customers of Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation can expect a temporary power outage sometime Monday afternoon or evening, according to Monty Williams. Williams told Region 8 News that a tree was knocked down by strong winds Sunday night.

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  3. Entire state at moderate risk of wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - It has been a fairly dry start for 2015 across Region 8 this year and that has brought on a moderate drought and moderate fire risk for the region. Coming up on Region 8 News at 5 and 6, Andrew Wilson talks with the Arkansas Forestry Commission on how short we are on the water table this year and what it could mean for the wildfire season ahead.

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  4. 1/29 5:30pm - 7:30pm Inventors Club of Northeast ArkansasRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    The Inventors Club of Northeast Arkansas will host its January meeting on Thursday, January 29th, at 5:30 p.m. at Wild Hog BBQ, located in the Highland Center strip mall at 2810 E Highland Dr. Below is the meeting agenda: Steve Schrantz, from Schrantz Law Firm in Jonesboro, will talk about the "Design Patent, What it is and How to file."

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  5. Railroad crossing reopened after train repairRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... broken air lines that locked the brakes of the train causing the blocked crossing Monday morning, according to Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley. Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley said Union Pacific Railroad advised the railroad crossing at ...

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  6. Emergency train shutdown causes blocked crossing, traffic delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A railroad crossing is blocked because of an emergency train shutdown. Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley said Union Pacific Railroad advised the railroad crossing at Highway 226 and Highway 349 east of Cash is closed.

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  7. 2015 UCP Telethon meets and surpasses goalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - United Cerebral Palsy of Northeast Arkansas offers many services that are uniquely tailored to the individual needs of each person. From early intervention for infants and toddlers to supported living and employment services for adults, each service is designed to maximize the potential of those served and increase their level of independence.

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  8. Kyle Dean Massey To Play Gay Singer-Songwriter On ABC's 'Nashville'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | On Top Magazine

    In 2010, he recorded an It Gets Better video in which he said that he was a living example that it gets better for troubled LGBT youth. "There were no gay people in my town [Jonesboro, Arkansas] at all," he said in the video.

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  9. Room in Jonesboro restaurant dedicated to disabled veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro chapter of Disabled American Veterans met Saturday to celebrate the dedication of a new room. Ryan's in Jonesboro allowed the local DAV chapter to dedicate a room at the restaurant in honor of veterans.

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  10. Memphis men arrested in Jonesboro for using stolen credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Two Memphis men were arrested after using someone else's credit cards to buy gift cards. According to a Jonesboro police report, Apollinaire Anoh, 41, and Augustin Adouko, 31, used credit cards to buy several gift cards at the Walmart on Highland Drive.

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  11. Husker bowlers take 3rd at Mid-Winter ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Husker Corner

    The Nebraska bowling team traveled to Jonesboro, AR Jan 16 18 to compete in the Mid-Winter Classic. 15 collegiate teams from across the nation participated in the 3-day tournament.

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  12. UCP SuperStar Chloe Hoots has much to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Victories come both big and small in life. For one Region 8 child diagnosed with cerebral palsy, triumph means putting one foot in front of the other every day.

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  13. Prosecutor: Officers in shooting of drug suspect allowed back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Three officers with the Jonesboro Police Department and one officer with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office have been allowed to go back to work after the initial investigation into an officer involved shooting of a drug suspect, according to Second Judicial Prosecutor Scott Ellington.

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  14. JPD investigating utility bill 'scammers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police say once again suspected scam artists are trying to fraudulently take money from local utility customers. On Friday, several customers of Jonesboro City Water and Light reported a caller told them their utility bills were overdue and demanded the customers make immediate payments.

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  15. Money saved in mild winter may help roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Last winter was one that will be hard to forget, especially for the highway departments in Region 8. Constant freezing and thawing along with sleet a snow building up left roads damaged. This winter has been mild in comparison, and as long as it stays that way it could be good news for road workers.

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  16. Woman reports vehicle shot on county roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Deputies have increased patrols on one Craighead County road after a Jonesboro woman claimed her SUV was shot. The 31-year-old woman told investigators the incident happened at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning on CR 745, just south of CR 760.

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  17. Westside closed Friday, homecoming to go on as plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - All classes in the Westside School District are canceled for Friday after a gas leak was reported at the high school. According to administrative assistant Connie Tolbert, the district is closing because it "doesn't want to take any chances".

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  18. Mixed precipitation possible Friday, no accumulation expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Light snow and flurries fell in parts of Region 8 Friday morning, while others saw a mix of rain and snow. Temperatures were above freezing for most of the area, so no accumulation is expected.

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  19. Mixed precipitation possible this morning, no accumulation expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Some parts of northeast Arkansas may have expected to see flurries, rain or a little bit of both. But a lot of the possible wintry precipitation did not make it to the ground Friday morning.

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  20. Simmons Bank announces transition for Russellville market managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Courier

    ... his service to this organization. "Ron joined the Simmons family in 1984 when we acquired First Bank and Trust of Jonesboro, and ultimately became President and CEO of that bank. Thirteen years later Ron accepted the challenge and made the decision ...

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