Craighead County Newswire

Craighead County Newswire

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

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  1. District court judges plan to go paperlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Craighead County District Court Judges Thomas Fowler and David Boling are working to go paperless for much of district court. According to Judge Fowler, they have been organized with paper documents and storage.

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  2. Brouhaha breaks out over women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | NWAonline

    ... Speaker Lee Cazort of Johnson County and Reps. Wilson Cardwell of Washington County, Claude B. Brinton of Craighead County, Jo Johnson of Sebastian County, William Burt Brooks and J.I. Trawick of Pulaski County, Ben E. McFerrin of Newton County, ...

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  3. Slideshow: Feb. 19-25 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Feb. 19-24 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  4. State reports 19 deaths from flu, surge in casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Health Department said Friday that the flu virus is now considered "widespread" in the state, with this week's sharpest increases in Northwest Arkansas and in Craighead County. Department spokesman Meg Mirivel said 19 people have died from the illness in Arkansas since Oct. 2. Of those, 16 were 65 or older.

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  5. Health inspections for week ending Feb. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County health inspectors visited several area restaurants, schools and day cares during the week ending Feb. 16. Here's a look at what they found during their inspections: Copyright 2017 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  6. Traffic stop leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A Craighead County man was being held in jail Thursday after he reportedly ran from officers during a traffic stop. Jeffrey Madden of Jonesboro was arrested early Thursday after the traffic stop on U.S. 67, Lt.

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  7. Pay It Forward Paragould collecting car seats for DCFSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - One Region 8 non-profit organization is now collecting car and booster seats for donations. Pay It Forward Paragould said they will be taking donations for the Department of Children and Family Services in Greene and Craighead counties.

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  8. House destroyed in overnight fire in CarawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CARAWAY, AR - A Craighead County house was destroyed in an overnight fire. Crews were called to the home on East State Street in Caraway around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

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  9. Black Oak home fully engulfed in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BLACK OAK, AR - Crews are at the scene of a Craighead County home fully engulfed in flames. According to Jonesboro dispatch, most of the home on the 100-block of Coleman Avenue in Black Oak has flames on it.

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  10. Authorities look at cell phones in robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... in connection with a robbery at a gas station earlier this year. According to Det. Ron Richardson with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office, the cell phones belong to Ethan Cahoon and Preston Williams. Cahoon, 18, of Trumann was arrested on ...

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  11. Man wanted for questioning in stabbing, shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Craighead County sheriff's deputies want to talk to a local man about a recent shooting and stabbing. The incident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on Craighead County Road 324, according to Detective David Bond of the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Deputies investigating stabbing, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting and stabbing that took place over the weekend. According to Sheriff Marty Boyd, two men were fighting around 1 a.m. Saturday on Craighead County Road 324.

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  13. Deputies investigate stabbing, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Craighead County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting and stabbing that took place over the weekend. According to Sheriff Marty Boyd, two men were fighting around 1 a.m. Saturday on Craighead County Road 324.

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  14. Constables address Craighead County Quorum CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Some Region 8 constables expressed a need for radios during the Craighead County Quorum Court meeting. Constable Steve Floyd addressed the group on Monday night on behalf of the constables.

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  15. Authorities seek clues on how goats diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BROOKLAND, AR - Authorities are looking into the reasons why two goats were found dead Friday in rural Craighead County. According to an incident report, Craighead County Deputy James Watson went to County Road 7620 around 4 p.m. Friday after getting a call from Dustin Knuckles.

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  16. Slideshow: Feb. 12-Feb. 18 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Feb. 12-Feb. 18 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  17. Perrin, Phillips named to ASP Foundation boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - A pair of Craighead County men have been picked to serve on the Arkansas State Police Foundation Board of Directors, officials said Wednesday. Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin and State Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commissioner Barry Phillips of Jonesboro were elected Wednesday to the board at a meeting in Little Rock.

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  18. Burnett fined $250, issued letter of caution on campaign contribution investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KAIT-TV

    ... Sen. David Burnett, D-Osceola $250 and issue a public letter of caution on the issue. Last September, Craighead County Justice of the Peace Billie Sue Hoggard filed an ethics complaint against Burnett, who was defeated Nov. 8 by then Rep. Dave ... 1 comment

  19. Man arrested after reported assault on womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... assault on family and/or household member as well as a failure to appear felony warrant through the Craighead County Sheriff's Office. He is currently in the Craighead County Detention Center and has a court date set for Monday. Copyright 2017 KAIT ...

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  20. District Court amnesty program continues in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Fraternal Order of Police is telling people who may have a warrant in Craighead County District Court that they have a second chance to make a first appearance. According to a Facebook post from the group, people who have warrants can show up in district court at 9 a.m. Feb. 10 to receive amnesty on the warrants.

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