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  1. Local law enforcement reacts to NYPD shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | KAIT-TV

    ... is on high alert. Even in Jonesboro, deadly police shootings remind officers that anything can happen. Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said his heart goes out to the two officers, their families, and the New York Police Department. He said, ...

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  2. Circuit courts in Arkansas owed millions in finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Courier

    Millions of dollars in fines, costs and restitution from felony criminal cases are owed to circuit courts throughout Arkansas. The amounts include $10 million in Craighead County, $6 million in Washington County, $5.4 million in Benton County and $2.8 million in Carroll County.

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  3. AT&T copper theft leads to service outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Thieves are to blame for an AT&T service outage in Craighead County. According to an incident report from the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, a deputy was called out to County Road 714, just east of state Highway 141, for a copper theft on Thursday.

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  4. Joe's Column: Court ruling on license checks is upsettingRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Game and Fish Commission. "Wildlife officer" is the official and correct term. In a 2013 incident in Craighead County, three duck hunters were checked by officers. Anyone who hunts or fishes knows the procedure. A wildlife officer comes up, says, ...

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  5. Christmas crafts at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - With many kids out of school and home for the holidays, the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library has a way to keep them busy. The library is holding a holiday craft time for kids on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

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  6. First Community Bank Introduces Innovative Insurance CoverageRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PRWeb

    ... operates 17 full-service branches in Arkansas and southern Missouri and a mortgage origination office in Craighead County, Ark. A second full-service branch in Craighead County is scheduled to open in 2015. For more information about leasing an ...

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  7. Arkansas man gets 50 years in child sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Courier

    ... ) 23-year-old Kevin Maget was sentenced Monday for attempted rape and second-degree sexual assault. A Craighead County prosecutor says Maget inappropriately touched a 12-year-old girl. The judge gave Maget credit for eight months served while ...

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  8. Start a revolution, stop acting like a libraryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | American Library Association

    "But this is how we've always done it!" Objections to taking a fresh tack are about as common as budget shortfalls, and the two are more closely related than you might think. At the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library in Arkansas, Ben Bizzle and his colleagues defied common practices by using creative risk-taking in marketing and outreach to transform their library into a dynamic institution that continues to grow and thrive.

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  9. Jonesboro man sentenced to 50 years in prison for attempted child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KAIT-TV

    ... Court Judge Brent Davis sentenced Maget to 50 years in prison with 265 days credit for time served at the Craighead County Jail while awaiting trial. Maget was arrested in July at a home in the 3700-block of Griffin Street. The 12-year-old victim ...

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  10. Man pleads guilty in fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Arkansas Online

    JONESBORO -- A Sedgwick man pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and hindering apprehension in the January stabbing death of a Craighead County man after a circuit judge said some statements made to police were not allowed in his murder trial.

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  11. Sheriff's dept.: Storage units broken into by cutting hole in roofRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    An investigation is underway following a report of break-ins at a local mini storage facility. A Craighead County Sheriff's deputy was called out to R & R Mini Storage on County Road 407 on the afternoon of Dec. 12. According to a sheriff's department incident report, a person at the business told the deputy several units were entered by cutting a hole in the roof.

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  12. Two arrested in connection with multiple burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Two are behind bars after fleeing from the police, but that isn't all they did. Captain Justin Roland with the Craighead County Sheriff's Department said it was a team effort by multiple law enforcement agencies around Region 8 to put these two behind bars.

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  13. Benton County Quorum Court To Vote On RaisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NWAonline

    ... of Arkansas Counties, Pulaski County sets its compensation for justices of the peace at $11,106 annually. Craighead County pays its justices of the peace $684 per month, while White County pays its justices of the peace $607 per month. Other ...

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  14. Craighead County Explosion Claims 4th LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | FOX16

    A fourth person has died from a house explosion in Lake City in November. According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office, 66-year-old Gary Gilley died around 9:30 a.m. Friday.

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  15. Lake City house explosion claims fourth lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KFVS12

    ... explosion in Lake City in November. Four people died in the explosion and two others injured. According to Craighead County Sheriff's Captain Justin Rolland, Gary Gilley died around 9:30 Friday morning. We will have more updates on his death as they ...

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  16. 3rd person dies in house explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Courier

    A third person has died following a Craighead County house explosion in November that seriously injured others. The Jonesboro Sun reported Ellis Eaton, 49, died this week at a Memphis hospital.

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  17. Spirit of Arkansas Food Drive helping thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KATV Little Rock

    ... was later determined that it was a false report. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a Craighead County house explosion in November that seriously injured others. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a ...

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  18. Teenaged girls at home during home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KATV Little Rock

    ... was later determined that it was a false report. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a Craighead County house explosion in November that seriously injured others. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a ...

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  19. 3rd person dies in Arkansas house explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Craighead County Assistant Chief Deputy Justin Rolland says a gas leak inside the home caused the Nov. 29 explosion. Eleven-year-old Slade Owen Gilley and 64-year-old Deborah Gilley died after being trapped inside the home.

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  20. Police asking for help to find missing runaway juvenile Adriana AnzaloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KATV Little Rock

    ... was later determined that it was a false report. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a Craighead County house explosion in November that seriously injured others. LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) - A third person has died following a ...

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