Craighead County Newswire

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  1. Man missing for 7 months found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... 7 months missing, a local man has been found safe. On Wednesday, July 15, Shayne Croy of Paragould told Craighead County sheriff's detectives his brother, Christopher Wayne Croy, has not been seen nor heard from since the first week of December ...

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  2. Region 8 library hosts magic showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Region 8 children were left in amazement after a magic show sponsored by the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Wednesday.

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  3. Women flee to roof to escape gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them. Around 11:38 p.m. Tuesday Craighead County sheriff's deputies were called to a home in the 1200-block of County Road 444 regarding a domestic disturbance with weapons. ...

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  4. Rape suspect now charged with child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... rt stated. At the time of his latest arrest, Thorpe was free on bond. Thorpe is currently being held at the Craighead County Detention Center. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  5. Group needs over 3,800 more valid signatures for Craighead Co. wet/dry issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to gather the valid signatures needed to get the wet/dry issue on the November ballot. Monday afternoon, Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday released the latest numbers on the issue. On July 7, the group, backed by WalMart and Kum & Go, had to ...

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  6. Alcohol petitions fall shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Arkansas Online

    A group of supporters to place local alcohol sales on county ballots fell short of signatures in Craighead County, the clerk's office said Monday.

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  7. Police beatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | NWAonline

    ... register. A group of supporters to place local alcohol sales on county ballots fell short of signatures in Craighead County, the clerk's office said Monday. Read>>

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  8. Autopsy cites intubation as cause of cyclist's deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | NWAonline

    ... register. A group of supporters to place local alcohol sales on county ballots fell short of signatures in Craighead County, the clerk's office said Monday. Read>> A Little Rock jogger found an unconscious 76-year-old man lying in the grass early ...

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  9. Group needs over 3,800 more valid signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to gather the valid signatures needed to get the wet/dry issue on the November ballot. Monday afternoon, Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday released the latest numbers on the issue. On July 7, the group, backed by WalMart and Kum & Go, had to ...

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  10. Trumann man arrested for drugs after suspicious activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... slowly" through a parking lot "in a very suspicious manner." That's according to a police report from The Craighead County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Brandon Womack noticed that vehicle in the Motel 6 parking lot around 12:15 Monday morning. He ...

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  11. Jonesboro man arrested for meth during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... man was arrested when an officer found drugs during a traffic stop. Deputy Brandon Womack with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office was driving down Rains Street Saturday night when he noticed two motorcycles speeding down the road. Deputy Womack ...

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  12. 5,000 signatures rejected, more needed to move local alcohol initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A local initiative that would allow the retail sale of alcohol in Craighead County failed to get the signatures needed to proceed, according to Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday.

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  13. Man arrested for drugs says pants were not hisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... possession of drug paraphernalia, and careless driving. According to the initial incident report from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office, Tamez was stopped shortly before 11:30 p.m. for speeding on County Road 591 near Monette. When asked why he ... 5 comments

  14. Hytrol Conveyor Promotes Phillip Poston to Director of CommunicationsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | PR Log

    ... business networking committee at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and is a board member for the Craighead County Community Foundation. About Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc. Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc. ( www.hytrol.com ) designs and ...

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  15. Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment falls short on signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Arkansas published a study supporting the economic growth of dry counties becoming wet. The study stated if Craighead County, Saline County, and Faulkner County were wet counties they would each have more than an estimated $20 million in alcohol ...

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  16. Canvassers still trying to gather signatures for 'wet' initiativeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Log Cabin Democrat

    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.

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  17. Sheriff: Family reports man missing for 7 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... the family of a Region 8 man reported him missing. On Wednesday, July 15, Shayne Cory of Paragould told Craighead County sheriff's detectives his brother, Christopher Wayne Cory, has not been seen nor heard from since the first week of December ... 2 comments

  18. Rape suspect appears in court MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to a local hospital to have a rape kit test done, the report stated. Maget was arrested and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was held without bond to await a probable cause hearing. The child abuse hotline was called and the ...

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  19. Multiple suspects due in court on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | KAIT-TV

    ... Poinsett County Sheriff's Office) Ashley N. Hillis (Source: Trumann Police Dept.) Kevin Maget (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) CRAIGHEAD/POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Several people will appear in court Monday on various charges, including ...

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  20. Low-cost vaccination clinics curb rabies casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... More than 100 animals have tested positive for rabies in Arkansas this year. But none of those have been in Craighead County. The county has not had a positive rabies case in decades. With the exception of several skunk cases in Lawrence, Sharp and ...

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