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  • Westside School District asking for community help to buy piano

    Westside School District asking for community help to buy piano

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:37:54 GMT

    The Westside School District is asking for the community's help to buy a unique piano.

    The Westside School District is asking for the community's help to buy a unique piano.

  • 2-A-Days: Arkansas High

    2-A-Days: Arkansas High

    2-A-Days: Arkansas High

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:04:05 GMT
    The Arkansas High football team fell to Parkview in the first round of the Playoffs last year. Head Coach Todd Ledford believes that the recipe for the Razorbacks success this season, is not giving up the big plays.The Razorbacks had a strong junior class last season that saw the field a lot. This senior class led by running back Andrew Bishop, all around athlete Stacy Moss, and tight en Kylar Nowlin will have to lead this team back to the playoffs and hopefully further."With our quarterback ...
    The Arkansas High football team fell to Parkview in the first round of the Playoffs last year. Head Coach Todd Ledford believes that the recipe for the Razorbacks success this season, is not giving up the big plays.The Razorbacks had a strong junior class last season that saw the field a lot. This senior class led by running back Andrew Bishop, all around athlete Stacy Moss, and tight en Kylar Nowlin will have to lead this team back to the playoffs and hopefully further."With our quarterback ...
  • Food Bank of NEA wants you to get involved

    Food Bank of NEA wants you to get involved

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:50:31 GMT
    The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas wants you to get involved with Hunger Action Month.
    The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas wants you to get involved with Hunger Action Month.

  • Breaking

    New charges filed against Paragould OBGYN accused of video voyeurism

    New charges filed against Paragould OBGYN accused of video voyeurism

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:35:09 GMT
    Paul Becton, Jr.Paul Becton, Jr.
    A 68-year-old Paragould doctor accused of taking nude photos of his patients without their consent faces more charges after detectives say more victims, including a juvenile, came forward.
    A 68-year-old Paragould doctor accused of taking nude photos of his patients without their consent faces more charges after detectives say more victims, including a juvenile, came forward.
  • breaking

    Update: JPD releases names of victim, suspect in murder-suicide

    Update: JPD releases names of victim, suspect in murder-suicide

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:06:25 GMT
    Jonesboro police are investigating a murder-suicide that happened Tuesday morning, according to Lt. Steve McDaniel.
    Jonesboro police are investigating a murder-suicide that happened Tuesday morning, according to Lt. Steve McDaniel.
  • Greenway man found dead in field, no foul play suspected

    Greenway man found dead in field, no foul play suspected

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:01:16 GMT
    A Greenway man was found dead in a bean field at approximately 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
    A Greenway man was found dead in a bean field at approximately 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
  • Luke Ferguson receives multiple Week 1 honors

    Luke Ferguson receives multiple Week 1 honors

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:19:01 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (sunbeltsports.org) - Junior punter and kicker Luke Ferguson scored a Sun Belt Conference-best 13 points and averaged 48.5 yards per punt in Arkansas State's 37-10 victory over No. 19 FCS-ranked Montana State. Handling place-kicking duties for the first time with the Red Wolves, Ferguson was a perfect 3-of-3 on his field goal attempts and made all four of his extra point tries. He was successful from 23, 29 and 41 yards out, helping A-State build a 16-10 lead before the Red Wolv...
    JONESBORO, AR (sunbeltsports.org) - Junior punter and kicker Luke Ferguson scored a Sun Belt Conference-best 13 points and averaged 48.5 yards per punt in Arkansas State's 37-10 victory over No. 19 FCS-ranked Montana State. Handling place-kicking duties for the first time with the Red Wolves, Ferguson was a perfect 3-of-3 on his field goal attempts and made all four of his extra point tries. He was successful from 23, 29 and 41 yards out, helping A-State build a 16-10 lead before the Red Wolv...
  • Movie money returning in Jonesboro

    Movie money returning in Jonesboro

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:42:39 GMT

    Jonesboro Police are investigating a case of fake money.

    Jonesboro Police are investigating a case of fake money.

  • Man steals pack of bacon on National Bacon Day

    Man steals pack of bacon on National Bacon Day

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:12:58 GMT
    A package of bacon was stolen from Bill's Fresh Market on Saturday.
    A package of bacon was stolen from Bill's Fresh Market on Saturday.
  • Folks hit the road for Labor Day festivities

    Folks hit the road for Labor Day festivities

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:00:17 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Many folks were out today packing up and heading out to meet with family and friends for Labor Day. “I'm doing a whole bunch of stuff,” said Jonesboro resident Zach Rikard. “I'm hanging out with friends, traveling and going to see family in Hardy.” Rikard told Region 8 he goes to Hardy for the holiday weekend every year to get away and spend some much needed time with family. “We have a river lot down there and we like go and fish, swim, grill out and just have fun,” he...
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Many folks were out today packing up and heading out to meet with family and friends for Labor Day. “I'm doing a whole bunch of stuff,” said Jonesboro resident Zach Rikard. “I'm hanging out with friends, traveling and going to see family in Hardy.” Rikard told Region 8 he goes to Hardy for the holiday weekend every year to get away and spend some much needed time with family. “We have a river lot down there and we like go and fish, swim, grill out and just have fun,” he...
  • Jonesboro business booms on ASU game day

    Jonesboro business booms on ASU game day

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:16:07 GMT
    Red Wolves fans have been gearing up for kick off all week long, but they were out in packs Saturday. 
    Red Wolves fans have been gearing up for kick off all week long, but they were out in packs Saturday. 
  • Man charged with assault after threatening his mother

    Man charged with assault after threatening his mother

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:03:03 GMT
    Robert Walden (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Robert Walden (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    Man is arrested after making statements about harming his mother.

    Man is arrested after making statements about harming his mother.

  • Jonesboro man arrested for pulling a gun on another man

    Jonesboro man arrested for pulling a gun on another man

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:37:18 GMT
    Source: Craighead County JailSource: Craighead County Jail

    A Jonesboro man was arrested after pointing a gun at and threatening another man.

    A Jonesboro man was arrested after pointing a gun at and threatening another man.

  • Danny Ford honored by Disabled Veterans Group

    Danny Ford honored by Disabled Veterans Group

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:11:12 GMT
    Disabled Veterans Group honored Danny Ford with a plaque on Friday.
    Disabled Veterans Group honored Danny Ford with a plaque on Friday.

  • Safety training session held for CASA volunteers

    Safety training session held for CASA volunteers

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:50:19 GMT

    Volunteers for CASA went to a training session to prepare for dangerous situations.

    Volunteers for CASA went to a training session to prepare for dangerous situations.

  • Arkansas Secretary of State certifies signatures for alcohol amendment

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:06:13 GMT
    The petition to legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties will appear on the November ballot, according to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
    The petition to legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties will appear on the November ballot, according to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
  • Lawrence County Sheriff's Department suspended from 1033 program

    Lawrence County Sheriff's Department suspended from 1033 program

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:00:29 GMT
    LAWRENCECOUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Many Region 8 law enforcement agencies are a part of a 1033 program, which provides them with military gear. The Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency, also known as DLA is in charge of this program. During an annual inventory that each agency must complete within the 1033 program, personnel were notified that an M-14 riffle had gone missing from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department. Arkansas Law Enforcement Support Office Manager James Ray told Region 8 the Law...
    LAWRENCECOUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Many Region 8 law enforcement agencies are a part of a 1033 program, which provides them with military gear. The Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency, also known as DLA is in charge of this program. During an annual inventory that each agency must complete within the 1033 program, personnel were notified that an M-14 riffle had gone missing from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department. Arkansas Law Enforcement Support Office Manager James Ray told Region 8 the Law...
  • Authorities: Suspects in Magnolia shooting to be charged with murder

    Authorities: Suspects in Magnolia shooting to be charged with murder

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:08:10 GMT
    Columbia County law enforcement held a press conference Friday where they announced they plan to upgrade the charges of the two men accused of fatally shooting a Southern Arkansas University student and an alumnus.
    Columbia County law enforcement held a press conference Friday where they announced they plan to upgrade the charges of the two men accused of fatally shooting a Southern Arkansas University student and an alumnus.
  • Blytheville man found dead from gunshot wound

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:22:23 GMT
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
  • Arrest made in church burglary

    Arrest made in church burglary

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:07:01 GMT
    James Davis (Source: St. Francis County Jail)James Davis (Source: St. Francis County Jail)
    Forrest City police officers were called to the Church of God on Whitaker Street in Forrest City Thursday just before midnight in reference to a burglary.
    Forrest City police officers were called to the Church of God on Whitaker Street in Forrest City Thursday just before midnight in reference to a burglary.

  • Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:55:51 GMT
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
  • Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:59:59 GMT
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.
  • Group hoping to reopen Albert Pike campgrounds to overnight camping

    Group hoping to reopen Albert Pike campgrounds to overnight camping

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:26:22 GMT
    A group is hoping to reopen the Albert Pike Campgrounds to overnight camping, something visitors haven't been able to do there for the last four years.
    A group is hoping to reopen the Albert Pike Campgrounds to overnight camping, something visitors haven't been able to do there for the last four years.
  • ER closure causes longer transport times for ambulances in West Memphis

    ER closure causes longer transport times for ambulances in West Memphis

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:21:25 GMT
    Crittenden Ambulance Service Corporation is busy transporting a number of patients across the river following the closing of Crittenden Hospital Emergency Room. Turn around is usually 15-20 minutes but
    Crittenden Ambulance Service Corporation is busy transporting a number of patients across the river following the closing of Crittenden Regional Hospital's emergency room.
  • Jonesboro police make 6 arrests, clear 115 car break-in cases

    Jonesboro police make 6 arrests, clear 115 car break-in cases

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:38:21 GMT
    The Jonesboro Police Department can clear 115 car break-ins and thefts after six arrests over the past two weeks.
    The Jonesboro Police Department can clear 115 car break-ins and thefts after six arrests over the past two weeks.
  • 2-A-Days: Texas High

    2-A-Days: Texas High

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:08:11 GMT
    The Texas High Tigers bring back six offensive starters and 3 defensive starters from last year's team. 
    The Texas High Tigers bring back six offensive starters and 3 defensive starters from last year's team. 
  • Second suspect arrested in Magnolia double homicide

    Second suspect arrested in Magnolia double homicide

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:36:16 GMT
    Authorities have arrested a second man in connection to the deadly shooting that left a Southern Arkansas University student and an alumnus dead.
    Authorities have arrested a second man in connection to the deadly shooting that left a Southern Arkansas University student and an alumnus dead.
  • Lawrence County Jail set to close

    Lawrence County Jail set to close

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:38:21 GMT
    On Wednesday morning, the Arkansas Jail Standards Committee met with Lawrence County officials about the jail.
    On Wednesday morning, the Arkansas Jail Standards Committee met with Lawrence County officials about the jail.
  • Jonesboro woman pulled from vehicle stalled on railroad tracks

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:32:18 GMT
    A Jonesboro woman was pulled from her vehicle to safety by a Jonesboro Police Officer, according to an incident report.

    A Jonesboro woman was pulled from her vehicle to safety by a Jonesboro Police Officer, according to an incident report.


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  • NWS confirms tornado hit Mansfield paper plant

    NWS confirms tornado hit Mansfield paper plant

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:35:16 GMT
    (Source: Melinda Deas)(Source: Melinda Deas)
    A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near the Red River Parish line on Tuesday afternoon.
    A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near the Red River Parish line on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Are hot classrooms making learning difficult?

    Are hot classrooms making learning difficult?

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:34:34 GMT
    Source: Angel Goodrich. Lewis classroom at 7 a.m.Source: Angel Goodrich. Lewis classroom at 7 a.m.
    A classroom is meant for learning, but for many at W.W. Lewis Middle School, something is making that difficult.
    A classroom is meant for learning, but for many at W.W. Lewis Middle School, something is making that difficult.
  • TRAFFIC:

    TRAFFIC:

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:29:25 GMT
    (KPLC)(KPLC)
    One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 eastbound near the Texas-Louisiana border, state police said.
    One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 eastbound near the Texas-Louisiana border, state police said.
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