Craighead County Newswire

Craighead County Newswire

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

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  1. State asks high court to rehear hunter caseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... led to his arrest was done without probable cause. The ruling voided the search and sent the case back to Craighead County Circuit Court, where Pickle was originally sentenced to 60 months of probation after a negotiated guilty plea to two drug ...

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  2. ASU linebacker arrested for outstanding warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    The arrest of an Arkansas State linebacker Monday on an outstanding warrant stemmed from a minor in possession of alcohol charge from more than a year ago, according to the Craighead County District Court clerk.

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  3. Another BB gun incident, another broken windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | KAIT-TV

    Once again another broken window was reported as the result of a BB gun. The Craighead County Sheriff's Office was called to a construction site on County Road 780 Monday around 8 a.m. The call was to report someone shot out the glass of a tractor.

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  4. SUV window reportedly shot out outside clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Craighead County Sheriff's Department report states Deputy Dustin Norwood was called to the Ruff Ryders Club on Arkansas Highway 1 Sunday around 4 a.m. Norwood met with a man in the club parking lot. The man told the officer the window of his SUV had been shot out.

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  5. SLIDESHOW: August 30-September 5 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of August 30-September 5 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  6. Richard Tarver pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - The man accused of killing 90-year-old Lavinda Counce was in court Thursday. Richard Tarver pleaded not guilty to capital murder.

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  7. 3-year-old girl bitten by stray dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A small girl is recovering from being bitten by a dog in Craighead County. A sheriff's deputy was called to a St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro Wednesday afternoon in reference to a 3-year-old girl being bitten.

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  8. Arkansas Parole Board announces changes that may free up bed spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... jails recently. "Unfortunately, I feel it's a short term solution to a small number of what's needed," Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said. For the past two years, county jails in the state of Arkansas have battled overcrowding issues. In that ...

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  9. Food Bank of NEA hopes to help students who lost backpack programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... $92,000 a year for the kids they currently have. Jordan said they would like to add the over 400 kids in Craighead County who lost the program but can't do it alone. She explained it will cost an about $68,000 extra a year to get those children what ...

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  10. Arkansas Commission Approves 60-day Duck SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AmmoLand

    ... its Sept. 24 meeting. Send comments on the proposed ban to [email protected] Approved an agreement with Craighead County on the transfer of ownership of Lake Bono. The agreement includes 276 acres of land, access development, maintenance ...

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  11. Gas prices fall below $2 per gallon in parts of Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    For the first time in a while, gas prices have dropped below $2 per gallon for unleaded in parts of Region 8. The cheapest prices available are at the Jonesboro Sam's Club at $1.96, however, several other gas stations sit at $1.99 per gallon. Gas in Craighead County is the cheapest in the state.

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  12. Two injured in crash near Greene/Craighead Co. lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Two people were injured Tuesday after a crash near the Greene County Craighead County line. The one-vehicle crash happened on Highway 49. According to Brookland Fire Chief Steve Beck, the car left the roadway and overturned.

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  13. Crimestoppers: JPD seeking suspect using counterfeit cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... there's Kimberly Emmons. She has warrants from several different agencies. She has warrants out of JPD, Craighead County, Harrisburg, Paragould, Pocahontas and Walnut Ridge for a grand total of 48. If you can help lead police to Kimberly Emmons or ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Officials say the Craighead County Circuit Clerk's Office likely has been violating an Arkansas law for the last 25 years that deals with juvenile court records. Under the state law enacted in 1989, the records must be expunged on a juvenile's 21st birthday unless certain criteria are met.

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  15. Police: Man arrested after spray painting in church parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KAIT-TV

    ... street. Ford was arrested for misdemeanor criminal mischief and public intoxication. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center in lieu of a $730 bond. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on ...

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  16. Circuit Clerk: Craighead County juvenile records need to be destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to Talk Business and Politics , Circuit Clerk Candace Edwards spoke to Craighead County justices about the issue Monday night. Edwards said employees in her office were doing training recently for a computer system when they were informed about the Arkansas Code Annotated 9-27-309.

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  17. Region 8 school employee airlifted after fall from roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A Region 8 school employee was airlifted to a hospital Monday after getting injured while working. According to Westside Superintendent Bryan Duffie, a maintenance employee fell off the roof of the high school Monday morning.

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  18. 9-year-old's obituary brings tears after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... County for DUI and refusal to take a blood alcohol content test. In March of this year, she was arrested in Craighead county for DUI first offense followed by an arrest for DUI second offense and impeding traffic. Overton's first hearing in Arkansas ...

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  19. Construction continues for multiple projects at Brookland SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BROOKLAND, AR - As the small Craighead County town of Brookland has grown, the school district has grown with it. In order to keep up with the growth though, the school district has had to construct new buildings and space for extracurricular activities.

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  20. Group challenges Facebook posts by government officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Norwalk Citizen News

    An organization contends that Bible verses posted on a Facebook page operated by the director of 911 emergency dispatch services in Craighead County constitutes a government endorsement of religion. Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin initially ordered that the religious material be taken off the page after Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation complained, but was later told the site was private and not under the control of city government, The Jonesboro Sun reported.

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