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Man accused of using baby stroller to haul stolen copper
Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office A Jonesboro man is in police custody, accused of taking $7,500 worth of copper out for an early morning stroll.
Police investigating drive-by shooting
JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Police Department is currently investigating a drive-by shooting that happened early Monday morning.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Credit card companies targeting those who pay on time with incentives
JONESBORO, AR - If you're the kind of person who always pays your plastic on time, some credit card issuers think you deserve a reward.
Pond reopened, geese blamed for spreading bacteria
JONESBORO, AR - Lake Ponder at Crowley's Ridge State Park is once again open to swimmers after being closed due to E. coli.
JPD: Man attacked while walking at Craighead Forest Park
A Jonesboro man's walk in the park ended with a trip to the hospital after another man attacked him with a knife.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
JPD: Mom runs over son's ex, no charges filed
JONESBORO, AR - Police say a Jonesboro mom ran over her son's ex-girlfriend on Thursday, but it doesn't look like any charges will be filed against her.
Arkansas farmers picking up sesame growing
JONESBORO, Ark. - An Oklahoma-based sesame seed processor is recruiting Arkansas farmers to grow the crop because of persistent drought in areas where the seeds are normally grown.
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Longtime education instructor stepping down at ASU
Bacot retired as an instructor in the Department of Teacher Education at Arkansas State University after 41 years.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Youth Choir group raises money for NYC trip
First United Methodist Church JONESBORO, AR - In hopes to send their Youth Choir Group to New York City BBQ dinners were served to the community on Saturday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Jonesboro woman charged in battery on 5-month-old
A Jonesboro woman who police say struck her 5-month-old boy's head against a doorframe when he wouldn't stop crying has been charged with first-degree battery and endangering a minor.
Thief "trades in" bicycle for better model
Somebody apparently didn't like their bicycle. So they traded it for someone else's.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Habitat for Humanity gets out of town help
JONESBORO, AR - New homes are going up in Region 8 thanks to some volunteers from out of town.
Biker Classic revs up business for Downtown Jonesboro
The veteran restaurants already know what's coming. "It was such a whirlwind the whole time, there was constantly people coming in and out," Manager at Skinny J's, Sarah Reeves told Region 8 News about last year's event.
Heat Follows One of Coolest Springs on Record for Arkansas
After a long period with mild conditions, the heat of summer is finally being felt in Arkansas.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Teens learn self defense
JONESBORO, AR -A group of Region 8 teenagers are learning how to protect themselves.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Family, friends remember man who drowned in Gulf Shores
JONESBORO, AR - Family and friends remember Warren H. Moore of Jonesboro, who died Monday after being pulled under the water by strong currents.
Wells Fargo collecting care items for troops during June
One East Texas branch of a national financial organization is spending part of their summer collecting items to help our troops.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Executive Director leaves City Youth Ministries
JONESBORO, AR - City Youth Ministries in Jonesboro is going through some changes.
Grant to help organization feed families in Osceola
JONESBORO, AR - The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas has received a $1,000 grant from the Mississippi County Community Foundation.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Ark. State exploring opening osteopathic school
"An osteopathic medical school could be transformative for our state and our region," ASU-Jonesboro Chancellor Tim Hudson told The Jonesboro Sun.