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  1. Animal Control to resume low cost vaccine clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... ," Sergeant Rogers said. Sergeant Rogers said these clinics have helped prevent rabies from breaking out in Craighead County for more than 30 years. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  2. Man who punched detention officer while being booked charged with batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A man being booked into jail had his charges upgraded after officers said he punched a detention officer in the face. Seth Monroe, 28, was being booked into the Craighead County Detention Center Tuesday morning on a charge of criminal trespass through the Jonesboro Police Department when the incident happened.

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  3. Craighead County health inspectors make some dirty discoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - From unlabeled toxic substances to a dirty salad barrel, Craighead County health inspectors made some dirty discoveries during their rounds in February. To see their full report on your favorite restaurants and local schools, click here .

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  4. Suspected puppy mill found outside of Jonesboro nets 31 dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... and volunteers were assessing each dog's condition Friday. Rusty Grigsby, an investigator with the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, says there are no charges yet in the case because it's still being investigated. Grigsby says he expects the ...

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  5. Election commission discusses money owed, coordinator positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Craighead County election commissioners are sorting through years' worth of documents to find out just how much the state owes the county for unbilled elections. The election commission held another meeting on Monday afternoon over the issue.

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  6. Police: Mom loses it, lands in jail after seeing 'baby' arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... legal blood draw and urine sample in reference to the accident, the report said. He was later taken to the Craighead County Juvenile Center and charged with DWI-drugs, criminal use of prohibited weapons/brass knuckles, careless and prohibited ...

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  7. Civil War markers OK'd for 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Arkansas Online

    A state commission has approved Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Markers to be erected in Pulaski and Craighead counties to commemorate events in those counties related to the war.

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  8. Junior Auxiliary hosts annual fundraiser Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... throughout the year. The non-profit organization does several projects that help kids and families in Craighead County. Junior Auxiliary also gives scholarships to graduating seniors and adults looking to go back to school. Junior Auxiliary ...

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  9. Students create program to help with medical needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... needs, in case the power goes out. Three EAST students created the Patient Urgency System. It's a map of Craighead County that plots addresses where home medical equipment is used. The map also outlines electric service providers. "We want them to ...

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  10. Wanted man tries to evade arrest, ends up all wetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... where he was treated for a broken tibia and released back into police custody. Dixon was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was cited with careless/prohibited driving, no proof of insurance, driver's license suspended, fleeing ... 19 comments

  11. CCSO: Couple arrested after deputy finds 85 grams of meth under hood of SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro couple was arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs after a Craighead County sheriff's deputy said he found $8,500 worth of meth hidden in the grille of their SUV. Shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, while patrolling Highway 226 near Cash, Deputy Brandon Womack reported seeing a Suzuki Grand Vitara cross the center line several times.

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  12. Stabbing suspect caught after a year on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man who had been on the run since February of 2014 was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday, according to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office. Steven Deshaun Clark, 22, of Jonesboro was arrested for attempting to commit capital murder of a man in the 300 block of North State Street Feb. 19, 2014.

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  13. Slideshow: Feb. 22-28 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Feb. 22-28 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  14. Man wanted on sexual assault charge arrested following noise complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... the victim. The boy reportedly told the investigator the same story he had given his mother. On January 7, Craighead County District Judge Keith Blackman found probable cause to charge Jamison with felony sexual assault-second degree and issued a ... 1 comment

  15. Fire department gets much needed equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Fire Department recently received much needed equipment. New hazmat equipment was delivered to the Craighead County Emergency Management Office on Monday afternoon.

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  16. Jonesboro police bust suspected dealer/bootleggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to the report, Green "admitted" he sold the drugs and alcohol from his home. Green was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where, as of 3:30 p.m., he is being held without bond and on a parole hold awaiting a probable cause hearing. He is ... 4 comments

  17. Drivers not handling slick roads well Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KAIT-TV

    ... day for police, road crews and towing companies as they worked to clear the roads. Authorities throughout Craighead County reported several accidents this morning. Several of them were on Highway 63, where drivers lost control and some hit the ...

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  18. School resource officers busy on snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - School resource officers in Craighead County don't get to enjoy a snow day when the students do. Chief Deputy Rick Thomas said the resource officers are all deputy sheriffs.

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  19. Sheriff approves of governor's prison planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Governor Asa Hutchinson proposed a new plan Wednesday that would attempt to tackle the issue of overcrowding in Arkansas prisons that one local sheriff is in favor of. Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said he is excited about the governor's new plan but doesn't believe that this plan is a permanent solution.

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  20. Jail throws out paper, installs new tracking systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The Craighead County Detention Center recently put an innovative program into use. The new program is called the 'Guardian Program.'

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