Craighead County Newswire

Craighead County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Craighead County, AR.

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  1. Region 8 man arrested after deputies discovered what was in his roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to a Craighead County Sheriff's Department incident report, deputies were called to County Road 353 in Bono around 10:30 p.m. Sunday after a woman complained about someone shooting in the area. After speaking to the witness, they learned that a white man wearing a camouflage jacket was riding a bicycle in the middle of the road carrying a long firearm.

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  2. SLIDESHOW: Feb. 7-13 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Feb. 7-13 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily. 5 comments

  3. Filing for vacant city council seat beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ial interest, a political practices pledge and a notice of candidacy. Those packets can be picked up at the Craighead County Clerk's Office.

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  4. Craighead County Spelling Bee carried live onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - An annual spelling bee will air L-I-V-E via YouTube with the help of university students and volunteers. On Friday morning the 2016 Craighead County Spelling Bee will be live streaming thanks to members of ASU-TV, according to Arkansas State University.

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  5. Towns to approve written agreement regarding e-ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Municipalities in Craighead County are one step closer to having a written agreement on the books regarding money associated with tickets issued by Arkansas State Police. "Future generations will understand that this is what the agreement was," Tony Thomas, assistant to Craighead County Judge Ed Hill said.

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  6. Woman arrested, accused of stabbing boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... a bedroom. After identifying himself, Gann opened the door and Wheelis arrested her. Gann was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and charged with felony domestic battering-second degree. She was left to await a bond hearing. An ambulance ... 4 comments

  7. Caroline Sue GannRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ng on the couch with a rag around his lower right leg. Blood was pooling by his foot. Gann was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and charged with felony domestic battering-second degree. She was left to await a bond hearing.

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  8. January health inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Health inspectors put several Craighead County schools and day cares to the test during the month of January. Find out how well they did, and see how your favorite restaurant fared, by clicking here for the full reports.

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  9. SLIDESHOW: Jan. 31-Feb. 6 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily. 5 comments

  10. Mario Roberto Zepeda - CarranzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... debit card linked to another vehicle theft that happened earlier in the week. Zepeda was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he faced charges for theft of vehicle X2, theft of credit/debit card, and fraudulent use of a credit/debit ...

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  11. GPS tracker leads police to Jonesboro car thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... debit card linked to another vehicle theft that happened earlier in the week. Zepeda was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he faced charges for theft of vehicle X2, theft of credit/debit card, and fraudulent use of a credit/debit ...

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  12. Jerry Wayne JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Craighead County district court judge found probable cause Thursday to charge a Bono man with allowing another man to sexually abuse a young girl. In December, Prosecuting Attorney Charles Finkenbinder "developed information leading to probable cause to charge Jerry Wayne Jones, 35, of Bono with permitting abuse of a minor," according to court documents.

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  13. Death penalty sought in Bay slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | NWAonline

    Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro will seek the death penalty against a man charged with capital murder in the July slaying of an elderly Craighead County woman. Ellington said Thursday that he amended charges filed against Richard Jordan Tarver, 30, of Bay to include the imposition of a death sentence if a jury convicts Tarver of capital murder.

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  14. Police arrest man for two burglaries in two separate citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Craighead County Sheriff's Department along with the Hoxie Police Department arrested Eric Cook for the burglaries of a Subway in Bono and T-Rick's Citgo in Hoxie.

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  15. Deputies say burglaries could be connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Craighead County Sheriff's Deputies say a burglary in the county may be connected to one in the city limits of Monette. According to the incident report, the suspect kicked in a side door and went through several drawers in the house.

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  16. Vehicle accidents fatal for two Arkansas menRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Arkansas Online

    Arkansas State Police reported Monday that a Trumann man died in a wreck Jan. 18 in Craighead County.

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  17. Justices of the Peace discuss redistribution of tax dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Justices of the Peace had varied opinions on redistributing money that comes into Craighead County through the statewide half-cent sales tax that passed in 2013. The tax, which raised Arkansas taxes from 6 percent to 6.5 percent, expires in 2023.

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  18. CCSO: Pit bulls attack, kill 3 goatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Two pit bulls attacked and killed three goats along County Road 408, according to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office. According to the incident report, the goat owner woke up Saturday morning to the sound of dogs outside his house.

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  19. Slideshow: Jan. 24-30 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Jan. 24-30 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  20. Lost circuit switcher blamed for outages in part of Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Entergy Arkansas crews worked all night and day in the hardest hit area in Region 8 to restore power that was knocked out overnight by the winter storm. According to Entergy mechanic Terry Edwards, the most affected area on Friday was their Blytheville network, including Manila, Leachville and several towns in eastern Craighead County.

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