Craighead County Newswire

Craighead County Newswire

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

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  1. Sheriff: Craighead Co. woman may have been abductedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd has confirmed to Region 8 News that investigators have reason to believe 90-year-old Lavinda Counce may have been abducted. The Bay Police Department activated a silver alert around 12:50 Saturday morning.

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  2. SLIDESHOW: July 5-11 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of June 28-July 4 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  3. Silver Alert Issued for Missing Craighead County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | FOX16

    The Arkansas State Police and the Bay Police Department have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Craighead County woman. 90-year-old Lavinda Counce disappeared Friday around 1:30 p.m. She has some Dementia, and does not drive at night.

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  4. Silver alert activated for Craighead County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BAY, AR - A silver alert has been activated for a Craighead County woman. The Bay Police Department activated a silver alert around 12:50 Saturday morning for Lavinda Counce.

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  5. 39-year career in court at an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Arkansas Online

    A framed drawing of the teacher and four children who were killed in the 1998 Westside Middle School shooting hangs on the wall of Craighead County deputy prosecutor Mike Walden's conference room in his downtown office.

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  6. Fireworks pose a threat even when it rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County 911 emergency responders express concerns with fireworks, even with the rain. 911 Director Jeff Presley says summer holidays like the 4th of July are very busy for 911 dispatchers.

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  7. Copies of famous documents find new home in libraryRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Copies of famous documents have found a new home at the Craighead County Public Library. The Freedom Shrine is a display of famous documents like the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the 19th amendment, Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech and much more.

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  8. Jonesboro police arrest absconder, solve 18 burglary investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... er, the news release stated that not all the property has been recovered. Crenshaw is expected to appear in Craighead County District Court for a probable cause hearing on Monday. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All Rights Reserved.

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  9. Marijuana by mail lands man in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KAIT-TV

    ... the agent found approximately 2 pounds of marijuana, the report said. Haynes was arrested and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await a probable cause hearing. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or ...

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  10. Two charged with fireworks theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KAIT-TV

    ... less. The two Jonesboro men are accused of stealing $625 worth of merchandise from Uncle Sam's Fireworks. A Craighead County deputy was patrolling Highway 1 South around 1:30 a.m. when he noticed a gold Chevy Tahoe parked behind the stand. The ...

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  11. Firework vendors and police give safety tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KAIT-TV

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - With the Fourth of July coming up this weekend, local firework vendors and police are asking people to be cautious with these entertaining explosives. Firework vendors in Region 8 said they have many new products this year, which means new warning labels too.

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  12. Emergency management director encourages public to attend meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The next meeting of the Craighead County Local Emergency Planning Committee has been scheduled for next month. The committee has set a date of July 14 at the Craighead County Courthouse Annex building room 005.

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  13. SLIDESHOW: June 28-July 4 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of June 28-July 4 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  14. Police respond to aggravated robbery, gas station clerk arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... Jones on aggravated robbery charges. In the report, a Jonesboro police officer said she was contacted by a Craighead County Detention Center officer who told her he found a paper on Jones that described the contents of the registers. According to ...

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  15. Police: Suspect stole, cashed roommate's checks to pay for carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man faces multiple felony charges after police say he stole and cashed his roommate's checks to help pay for his car. Lewis Cord Rapert, 28, appeared in Craighead County District Court Friday afternoon.

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  16. Man wanted for Jonesboro Sonic robbery fighting extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... extradition. According to court documents bond was set at $10,000 and an August 3 court date was scheduled. Craighead County Sheriff's Department Investigator John Varner says he will get with local prosecutors and begin the process to get a ... 1 comment

  17. Craighead Co. clerk issues statement on same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KAIT-TV

    ... ruled the Fourteenth Amendment requires marriage licenses to be issued between two people of the same sex. Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday issued a statement Friday saying: Myself; as well as, all deputy clerks in my office took an oath to ...

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  18. Duck-hunter felon wins appeal; search illegal, justices ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Supreme Court agreed that evidence obtained after a search of a felon who was duck hunting should be voided but moved away from a lower-court decision that found routine "spot checks" of hunters amount to illegal, searches without warrants. In a split opinion Thursday, four of the seven justices agreed that Craighead County Circuit Judge Cindy Thyer erred in not suppressing evidence collected by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officers to arrest and prosecute Jimmy Pickle after a lengthy 2012 field inspection near the Cache River.

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  19. Arkansas court rules against wildlife officers' searchRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Arkansas' highest court has ruled that state wildlife officers violated a hunter's constitutional rights when they ran a criminal background check on him when they didn't have any reasonable suspicion he had violated any laws. Justices on Thursday reversed and remanded a Craighead County judge's denial of the motion to suppress evidence against Jimmy Paul Pickle.

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  20. Arkansas Courthouses to Increase Video Surveillance, Access ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Security Sales & Integration

    The Craighead County quorum court members approved an ordinance to add the grant money to the 2015 budget on June 22, KAIT 8 reports. The Administrative Office of the Courts has awarded three grants to the county within the past four years.

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