Craighead County Newswire

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  1. Residents learn to save lives with technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department trained community members Saturday afternoon on how to keep their loved ones safe.

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  2. Paragould family works to raise autism awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... help spread awareness about autism in the community. On Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Craighead County Fairgrounds, families can participate in not only the walk, but a silent auction, inflatables, a sensory booth, a raffle and ...

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  3. Craighead County closely watching voter ID lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Courier

    Craighead County election officials are closely watching a Pulaski County lawsuit regarding Arkansas' voter identification law and say a ruling is needed before the May primary elections.

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  4. 1 dead after crash near Greene/Craighead Co. lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... According to Arkansas State Police, a Chevy Impala was traveling north on Highway 49 near the Greene/Craighead County line around 9:15 a.m. when it crossed the center line and struck a southbound vehicle head on. The driver of the Impala, Andrea ...

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  5. 1 dead, 1 injured in crash near Greene/Craighead Co. lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | KAIT-TV

    ... According to Arkansas State Police, a Chevy Impala was traveling north on Highway 49 near the Greene/Craighead County line when it crossed the center line and struck a southbound vehicle head on. The driver of the Impala was killed. No names have ... 3 comments

  6. Craighead County closely watching Voter ID lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County election officials are closely watching a Pulaski County lawsuit regarding Arkansas' voter identification law.

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  7. Arkansas public defenders note high caseloadRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Courier

    ... high volume of cases their office handles. The three full-time public defenders in northeastern Arkansas' Craighead County are handling nearly 600 felony cases, and another 340 cases are handled by part-time public defenders, The Jonesboro Sun ...

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  8. Arkansas defenders worry about lawyer shortageRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... from their legal teams. The Jonesboro Sun reported Friday that the three fulltime public defenders in Craighead County are handling nearly 600 cases among them, and that another 340 are handled by part-time public defenders. The newspaper reported ...

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  9. Jonesboro-area tax collections down in icy weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... area say icy weather during January is likely to blame for lower-than-expected sales tax collections. Craighead County officials say their sales tax revenues were off by 1.82 percent, when compared to January 2013. Inside the city of Jonesboro, ...

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  10. DEVELOPING: Accommodating an expanding population in Craighead Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County is showing signs of population growth. A new report shows that nearly 100 people are moving to Craighead County each month.

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  11. Craighead County judge admonishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 22 | KAIT-TV

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Craighead County Judge Keith Blackman has been admonished by the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission for imposing a fee on some criminal defendants who changed their pleas.

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  12. Panel scolds judge over fees levied to alter pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 22 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission sent a "letter of admonishment" to a Craighead County judge for imposing a fee on certain defendants in criminal cases who changed their pleas.

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  13. AHTD withdraws projects due to funding questionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... Garland County. Other projects withdrawn are a traffic signal upgrade in Morrilton; work on Highway 226 in Craighead County; widening of Highway 63 in Lawrence County; and bridge painting on highways 67, 84, 79, 7 and 82.

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  14. Wanted Toledo man arrested in Ark.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 17 | Toledo Blade

    ... October, was arrested in Jonesboro, Ark., tonight, authorities said. Mr. Walker, who is being held in the Craighead County jail, allegedly shot and killed 23-year-old Jordan Jones-Harris at the Tamaron apartments on Alexis Road near Jackman Road ...

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  15. 8 Investigates: The tax struggle in Craighead CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - There's a problem in Craighead County and it's costing schools, law enforcement, and other parts of the county's infrastructure, millions of dollars. 8 comments

  16. Woman is found dead in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    Firefighters found the body of a woman in a burned home in Craighead County on Tuesday evening, Bono Fire Chief Trent Edwards said.

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  17. Man arrested for meth in police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... ggie containing a white powdery substance was found in his right watch pocket. Smart was transported to the Craighead County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession of Meth and Public intoxication. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  18. continued...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    State Sen. Robert Thompson filed paperwork this week to run for a final term in the Arkansas Senate in 2014.

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  19. September trial set in double slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Craighead County man charged with two counts of capital murder is scheduled to go on trial in September.

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  20. Eastern Arkansas hit hard by power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2012 | KATV Little Rock

    ... County had more than 3,400 outages and St. Francis County reported more than 2,300 customers without power. Craighead County reported more than 1,600 homes and businesses without power. In central Arkansas, Pulaski County had more than 300 outages.

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