Craighead County Newswire

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  1. Two Killed in Wreck Saturday Night in Craighead CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | FOX16

    The Lake City Police Department confirmed two people died after a Saturday night crash involving two cars. The crash happened at the intersection of Highways 18 and 135 around 8:45 p.m. according to Lake City Police Chief Winfred Saffell.

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  2. Arkansas, You're All WetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... could be placed on the ballot by petition of 15 percent of registered voters in the county. In 1978, Craighead County voted to remain dry, while Baxter County decided to go back to wet. In 1985, the Arkansas Legislature changed the signature ...

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  3. 4 suspects in underage sex case plead guilty to lesser chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... guilty to second degree sexual assault. They were sentenced to 5 years' probation and 120 days in the Craighead County Detention Center with credit for time served. Vardell and Crow, who had already served their time, were released. All four must ...

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  4. 4 Arkansas men plead guilty in sexual assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... assault this week. They were sentenced to 120 days in jail and will have to register as sex offenders. A Craighead County prosecutor says the rape charges were reduced after a discussion with the victim and her mom. The mother told prosecutors she ...

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  5. 30-year-old woman charged with battering 79-year-old husbandRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... ported he did not see any visible injuries on Brown. She was arrested for domestic battery and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved. 3 comments

  6. Statewide petition review completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Arkansas Times

    The secretary of state's office has completed signature verification on statewide ballot initiatives. The final count: * ALCOHOL SALES: The proposed constitutional amendment to allow alcohol sales in all 75 counties was signed by 127,265.

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  7. Our Community, Our Dollars Files Appeal Over Saline County Alcohol VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    A local option ballot question committee, funded by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Kum & Go of West Des Moines, Iowa , filed an appeal Monday to the Arkansas Supreme Court seeking to allow Saline County residents to vote on whether to legalize retail alcohol sales in the November general election.

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  8. Meeting held to plan for emergencies in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... county, and city leaders gathered together to draft a new, comprehensive mitigation plan for all of Craighead County. "We look at everything from hazmat situations in our counties and cities to our schools, and our response time to natural and man ...

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  9. Health inspectors check out Craighead Co. restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - If you're making plans to go out to eat, then you'll want to check out this month's health inspections to see how your favorite Craighead County restaurant fared: Copyright 2014 KAIT .

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  10. What a difference a day makes in NLRRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | NWAonline

    ... for hi... Read>> JONESBORO -- Jonesboro police officers will soon wear body cameras while on duty after the Craighead County city received a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant. Read>>

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  11. Police to wear body cameras in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | NWAonline

    Jonesboro police officers will soon wear body cameras while on duty after the Craighead County city received a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  12. Jonesboro man arrested after shooting stolen gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Source: Craighead County Jail JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police officers were called to the intersection of Bridge and Roseclair on Friday in reference to a shots fired call, according to a police report. Police said they received calls about a suspect described as a black man wearing camo shorts.

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  13. Arkansas Business: Layoffs at Rogers toy makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas Business has a late-week scoop: Two-dozen workers have been laid off by Redman and Associates, a Rogers maker of battery-powered toy cars and highly touted as part of Walmart's buy-American initiative. The company has also filed a lawsuit against a Chinese company that previously made the cars.

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  14. Saline County local option question struck from ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Arkansas Times

    A Saline County circuit judge today removed a local option alcohol sales question from the ballot in Saline County. A petition drive had been certified as sufficient for the election, but it was challenged in a legal action filed by a Friday firm lawyer who's represented retail liquor dealers in wet counties anxious to prevent the spread of competition to currently dry counties such as Saline.

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  15. Gov. Beebe pardons several from Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | KAIT-TV

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - Governor Mike Beebe announced Thursday his intent to grant 15 pardons, including several from Region 8. Jason A. Crabtree of Bono is among those pardoned. Crabtree was convicted in 1998 in Craighead County for possession of methamphetamine.

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  16. Sheriff reopens jail to misdemeanor offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Potential inmates for Craighead County were simply "cited and released" last week due to major overcrowding at the jail while some already incarcerated inmates were released early. "I had to turn loose some misdemeanors so I could hold more felons," County Sheriff Marty Boyd told Region 8 News.

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  17. Craighead County Jail overcrowdedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Region 8 News Friday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Craighead County Jail overcrowded Some suspects arrested for misdemeanor crimes last week in Craighead County were not taken to jail and some already in jail were released early. Allison Munn has more on this story tonight at 10. More jobs coming to West Memphis Jobs were lost in West Memphis due to the closing of Crittenden Regional Hospital.

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  18. First "Fighting for the Children" hosted on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KAIT-TV

    ... that happens in little rock, and I don't think people realize the extent it touches people in Jonesboro, Craighead County, and the surrounding counties." Last year, ACH had nearly four thousand patients from Craighead County alone and services ...

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  19. Suspect draws laughs in court despite serious chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    William Holt JONESBORO, AR - A man facing serious charges provided a few moments of levity in Craighead County District Court as he told "Judge Keith" about his three cats needing to be fed and his "silly brother."

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  20. Direct democracy goes well with liquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    Appropriate that this weirdly wet summer might birth the amendment that ends dry counties in Arkansas.

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