Craighead County Newswire

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  1. CCSO Blotter: 'Honest' man arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The following information was provided by the Craighead County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, Nov. 26. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. Criminal mischief A Jonesboro woman reported sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday someone damaged her metal mailbox, valued at $50, with a bat.

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  2. No injuries reported in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Emergency responders were called out to a house fire Tuesday afternoon. The Brookland and Philadelphia Fire Departments were dispatched to a fire at 295 County Road 774.

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  3. Stolen copper, electricity on Nov. 25 Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The following information was provided by the Craighead County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Nov. 25. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. Breaking or entering Randy Oxford, Brookland Middle School principal, reported someone broke into the school and stole a computer valued at $800 from the science lab class.

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  4. Cash prepares 9th Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Online

    CASH -- The Cash Christmas Parade, first organized by a 14-year-old boy in 2006, will mark its ninth annual event Dec. 5 in the Craighead County town.

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  5. Region 8 News Investigates: Stopping for School BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - When the lights are flashing on a school bus, drivers are supposed to stop; but, bus drivers say that doesn't always happen. Chances are they will get away with it.

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  6. Region 8 Investigates: No help for the mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KAIT-TV

    ... that. "In law enforcement, we talk about jails have become a dumping ground almost for the mentally ill," Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said. Boyd explained that on a near daily basis, mentally ill people are booked into his county jail and ...

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  7. Craighead County Health Department gives free flu shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The parking lot at the Craighead County Health Department was filled with cars on Tuesday. Free flu shots were given from the time the doors opened at 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Health Department Administrator Amy Howell said it's important that you get the flu vaccine to protect yourself and others.

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  8. Craighead County owed more than $3 million in taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KAIT-TV

    Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." It's certainly true Craighead County is due more than $3 million in back taxes.

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  9. Forecast: Warm up starts tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Tuesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Safety before the hunt When hunters head into the woods they don't think that accidents could happen to them, but they can happen in the blink of an eye. Andrew Wilson finds out how hunters are being extra safe this year in the woods tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6. Mitigation planning Craighead County's mitigation is ten years old, and a new plan must be put in place.

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  10. Meeting held for new Craighead Co. mitigation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County's mitigation is ten years old, and a new plan must be put in place. A mitigation plan is an outline of what resources the county has available in case of a disaster.

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  11. Harrisburg man charged after three-hour standoff with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... Chappell then refused to cooperate with police. Hefner said a three-hour standoff ensued. Hefner said Craighead County SWAT was called in and negotiated with Chappell, who was taken into custody after a brief fight. No shots were fired during ...

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  12. Sheriff's office investigates possible "scams"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible "jury duty" scam, according to an incident report filed Friday. According to the incident report, Investigator Rusty Grigsby said people have been getting a recorded message that says, "You have reached the warrants division of the Craighead County Sheriff's Department.

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  13. Good Samaritans rush to help woman assaulted in storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... to curse and scream. He was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. An officer took Owens to the Craighead County Detention Center while another officer stayed at the store to interview witnesses and the victim. Another woman told police Owens ...

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  14. Record yields possible for 3 Arkansas cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Greenwich Citizen

    Record yields are possible for the soybean, corn and cotton crops in Arkansas, the Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Arkansas said, citing a recent forecast from the National Agricultural Statistics Service . The NASS estimate is for a state average soybean yield of 48 bushels per acre, a corn yield of 190 bushels per acre, and cotton at 1,137 pounds per acre.

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  15. Teen jailed for crashing into cop car, house before driver's testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... to issue a citation for driving without a license the teenager fled, the police said on Thursday. (courtesy Craighead County Sheriff Office) LITTLE ROCK Ark. - An Arkansas teenager's attempt to land a driver's license landed him in jail after he was ...

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  16. Photos: November mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in November by local authorities in Craighead County. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  17. Local veterans walk to honor those who serve our countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Two Region 8 veterans walked from Lake City to Monette Wednesday morning to honor the men and women who serve our country. Dick Pace and Robert Chambers are army veterans from Monette.

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  18. Police: Car crashes into house during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... n caused significant damage to the home. Arkansas State Police are investigating the case. According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office website, Wright faces charges for fleeing. ? Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  19. Amendment could change political climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Courier

    ... election. I voted in the Republican primary this year because the only thing on the Democratic ballot in Craighead County was a meaningless contest for the gubernatorial nomination, whereas the Republicans had several interesting races. Primaries ...

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  20. Local man pleads guilty to computer child porn, gets two years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A Craighead County judge accepted the guilty plea of a man charged with computer child pornography, according to court records filed in the Arkansas Office of the Courts. Court documents stated Carl Russell Carter, 55, of Bay pleaded guilty to computer child pornography and was sentenced to two years in prison.

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