Craighead County Newswire

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  1. SLIDESHOW: May 24-30 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of May 24-30 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  2. Man accused of hitting boss in back of head with shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    ... the foreman with the shovel; however, he said he had thrown it, the report said. Banks was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was given a bond of $1,500. He has since been released on that bond. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights ... 1 comment

  3. Jonesboro officer not chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Online

    A Jonesboro police officer who fatally shot a machete-wielding man in April will not be charged with a crime, a Craighead County grand jury determined Friday.

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  4. Bay Elementary receives award from D.A.R.E programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BAY, AR - A group of Bay Elementary students were recognized for being "the best of the best." Ms. Johnson's 5th grade class at Bay received a plaque from Deputy Jamey Carter with the Craighead County Sheriff's Department on Thursday.

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  5. Memorial Day ceremony to honor local veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Veterans Monument Foundation invites all veterans and friends of veterans to this year's Memorial Day ceremony in downtown Jonesboro. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, at the Craighead County Courthouse, 511 S. Main; next to the Doughboy statue.

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  6. Higher education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Arkansas Online

    Scholarship named in teacher's honor The family of a Craighead County teacher who died last year has created a scholarship for students at Arkansas State University's College of Agriculture and Technology.

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  7. Local police: Obama's new restrictions on police military gear won't really affect us that muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The Obama Administration will ban the federal transfer of some types of military hardware to local police departments. The move comes after scrutiny to the so-called militarized police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri last year.

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  8. Torch run brings awareness to Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... accomplish something that so many of the rest of us take for granted." The group will run the torch through Craighead County on Tuesday and then arrive in Searcy on Thursday for the opening ceremonies of the summer Special Olympic Games. Opening ...

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  9. House cleaner accused of cleaning out man's bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... addition to the felony charge, she was also charged with drunk, insane and disorderly. She was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center. She appeared in court Monday for a probable cause hearing, where her bond was set at $25,000. Copyright ...

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  10. Land auction in Craighead Co. rakes in over $350KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Thousands of dollars were collected in a series of recent land auctions in northeast Arkansas. According to a news release Monday from the Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands Office, a Craighead County auction on tax-delinquent properties raised a total of $350,049.70 for the county and state government.

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  11. Last Confederate veteran in Arkansas honored at Keller's ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... a historical marker to place by Loudermilk's grave, which is the 95th in Arkansas and the first in Craighead County for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Danny Honnoll is one of the reenactors and said it was important for people to remember ...

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  12. SLIDESHOW: May 17-23 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of May 10-16 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  13. Non-hazardous mold found at Jonesboro pre-schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Specks of mold were found under the carpet in one room at the Apple Tree Pre-School on Dan Avenue. The Craighead County Health Department was called out of precaution, and the inspector said the mold isn't hazardous. Rebecca Hensley is the director ...

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  14. Technology adding jobs to agriculture businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... more math and science backgrounds from people with bachelor degrees or higher, according to the report. The Craighead County Extension Agent with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Branon Thiesse said he isn't surprised by what the ...

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  15. Pastor charged with child porn also a school bus driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... n on Tuesday. According to JPD, Waller admitted to a 20 year addiction to child porn. Waller will appear in Craighead County Court on those child porn charges on June 29. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  16. BIC prepares to make cuts after millage increase failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Voters defeated the proposed 9-mill increase for the Buffalo Island Central School District. The proposal failed by 100 votes to build what the superintendent said are much-needed, new facilities.

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  17. Inspectors tell area businesses to clean upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Following visits from Craighead County health inspectors, some local businesses need to do some spring cleaning. Click here to find out which restaurants were called out and which ones had no violations during the month of April.

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  18. Voters reject millage increase in 3 districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | NWAonline

    ... in Leachville in Mississippi County and a two-story junior high and senior high building in Monette in Craighead County. Superintendent Gaylon Taylor said his high school and elementary students are housed in buildings that are more than 50 years ...

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  19. Missing Arkansas 4-year-old reunited with fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Seems like she's OK. I think everything is going to be OK." He had been searching for his daughter after a Craighead County judge granted him temporary custody in July 2014. Lee said when he went to pick up his daughter from Flick's house, the home ...

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  20. Missing girl reunited with father after nearly a year a partRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... ent. Detective Sgt. Cassie Brandon said the child's father was granted temporary custody of Alyssa Lee by a Craighead County court in July of 2014, but he had been unable to locate either the child or her mother.

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