Craighead County Newswire

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  1. Ad leads to confusion over John 3:16 ministriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KAIT-TV

    ... Hood hired is also known as All Seasons Metal Roofing. A state recognized contracting company out of Craighead County. Hood claims the job was not done properly. "When you advertise under that name, and you advertise you do professional work for ... 2 comments

  2. Woman 'tired of going to jail' arrested following police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Craighead County sheriff's deputy says a woman who led him on a high-speed chase Monday night told him she was "tired of going to jail." Michelle Y. Raymond, 48, is being held at the Craighead County Detention Center on suspicion of felony fleeing.

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  3. Shooting range desperately neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Courier

    ... the Jack Cox Scatter Creek Firing Range, is the closest shooting range for residents of Jonesboro and Craighead County that is available for sighting in a rifle, handgun or for patterning a shotgun for the upcoming turkey season. It's about 45 miles ...

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  4. SLIDESHOW: March 22-28 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KAIT-TV

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

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  5. Man arrested for theft after being kicked out of restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... belonged to the women who reported her purse stolen two hours earlier. Pierce was arrested and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center. He is charged with felonies for breaking or entering a vehicle and theft of credit cards and misdemeanors ...

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  6. Missing dog reunites with family after journey of 27 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Courier

    ... neighbor's dog, Catron said the man went about his business, running into town for lunch and a trip to the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, The Jonesboro Sun reports. "He left Poncho in his truck while he went in to eat, then he told us he ...

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  7. Spring Break events for those having a stay-cationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Spring Break is right around the corner and whether your kids have the full week off or just a few days you may wonder what there is to do. If you are planning a "stay-cation," there are opportunities to get out of the house all over Region 8. The Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library has a full week of activities planned for the whole family.

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  8. Election commission looking for new coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The Craighead County Election Commission began the search for a new election coordinator Friday. The commission went into executive session after concluding business listed on their agenda.

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  9. Region 8 Red Cross chapter installs smoke detectors in area homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Fire crews across Craighead County have battled 25 fires so far this year according to Jonesboro E-911 Dispatch. While they can't prevent the fires from happening, another organization hopes to lower the number of fire-related deaths in the Natural State one smoke detector at a time.

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  10. Look out for sanitation workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Craighead County sanitation workers ask drivers to slow down and pay attention. Dennis Searcy, a driver with Dedman's Sanitation, said working on county roads and highways can be scary for him and other workers.

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  11. FFA truck stolen, GCT break-in suspect may be involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KAIT-TV

    ... overnight. Taylor says the campus is not on lock down. The increased police presence is just a precaution. Craighead County Sheriff's Detective Justin Rolland tells Region 8 News a stolen 18-wheeler was found in Monette across from the BIC campus. ...

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  12. CCSO investigating another church burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County sheriff's deputies are investigating yet another church break-in. On Wednesday, March 18, deputies were called to a burglary at Full Gospel Lighthouse Church, 8141 Highway 18, in Cash.

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  13. 18 apply for election coordinator's positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - On Friday, March 20, the Craighead County Election Commission will begin interviewing applicants for the election coordinator's position. Sandra Taylor resigned the job last month following reports that she neglected to bill several elections.

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  14. Man accused of biting off brother's thumb during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KAIT-TV

    ... sitting beside the air conditioning unit, with 2 puppies inside his shirt. He was arrested and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was cited and held without bond on a charge of second degree domestic battery. Copyright 2015 KAIT ... 1 comment

  15. Police accuse driver of 'huffing' after crashing into building, narrowly missing 2 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... spital where the report said Thomas agreed to a blood and urine test. After testing Thomas was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was cited and left in lieu of a $1,775 bond. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  16. SLIDESHOW: March 15-21 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of March 15-21 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  17. JPD arrest inmate who walked away from workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A Craighead County inmate who walked away from cleaning a dirty bridge is back in custody. Jonesboro police say Gage Lee Glenn, 21, was removing sand from the Main Street Bridge on March 12 when he walked away from his work detail.

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  18. People enjoy warm weather at parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The snow and rain are behind us and more people in Region 8 are going outside. Many people spent Sunday afternoon outside at Craighead Forest Park enjoying a day without any precipitation.

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  19. Wes Ward picked for Arkansas Secretary Of AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | KATV Little Rock

    On Friday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson submitted the name of a Craighead County man to serve as the state's Secretary of Agriculture. Hutchinson said Ward, who narrowly lost a bid for Craighead County judge against incumbent Ed Hill last year, has the talent and experience to do the job.

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  20. Ponding on roads leads to crash on Highway 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... hit a puddle and spun into a gravel truck. The accident happened on Highway 18 near Highway 139 South in Craighead County at 9:15 a.m. Carmichael said the woman was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. The driver of the gravel truck was ...

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