Cross County Newswire

Cross County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 46 in Cross County, AR

  1. Florida man held in road-rage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | NWAonline

    A 25-year-old from Florida is accused of pulling a gun on another motorist in Arkansas in what authorities are calling a case of road rage. Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith said in a statement that deputies were dispatched early Monday afternoon to U.S 64 West to investigate a report that a man in a Ford Focus pulled a gun on another motorist.


  2. Man accused of pulling gun in road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - An out-of-state suspect in a road rage incident is now in jail. Cross County Sheriff JR Smith states on his office's Facebook page the incident happened Monday afternoon.


  3. Authorities investigate fire at trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - Cross County deputies spent Monday looking into a fire over the weekend that authorities suspect will be arson. According to an incident report from the Cross County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to a trailer on U.S. Highway 64 in the Fair Oaks community around 9 p.m. Saturday.


  4. City of Wynne parting ways with airportRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... and is approximately 50 acres. Mayor Stacey says about 10 to 12 years ago Forrest City, Wynne, St. Francis, and Cross County partnered together to build a bigger airport. Stacy said the money from the sale will be donated to the Delta Regional ...


  5. Police search for suspects in multiple firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    PARKIN, AR - The search is on to find two suspects who were involved in four house fires in Parkin beginning Tuesday night. According to Cross County Sheriff J. R. Smith, Parkin has had 23 fires since January.


  6. Man arrested, accused of trafficking methRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - A multi-agency effort resulted in the arrest of a man suspected of drug trafficking. According to a post by the First Judicial District Drug Task Force , 41-year-old Paris Riley was charged with trafficking meth. 2 comments

  7. City elects former mayor's widow to same positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARKIN, AR - A Region 8 city has chosen their next mayor following a special election Tuesday. Citizens of Parkin elected Diane Patterson as mayor, according to unofficial voting results from the Cross County Clerk's Office.


  8. Man arrested in Parkin shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... in connection with a March 25 shooting at a home on Autis Street in Parkin. According to a police report, Cross County deputies and Parkin police went to the home and spoke to the victim. The victim, who was shot twice in the chest, was lying on her ... 1 comment

  9. State kicks off WWI observanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Battle of the Bulge, Berlin and Normandy Beach two weeks after the famous landing. Goff -- of Cherry Valley in Cross County -- is now in his 10th year of re-enacting, having started with his family when he was 11 years old in a retelling of the only ...


  10. Cherry Valley food pantry opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CHERRY VALLEY, AR - The Cherry Valley Food Pantry now has a home of their own after building a new facility in the Cross County town. Executive Director Joan Ball told Region 8 News that the 5,000-square-foot building cost $160,000 to build and is across from their old building in the former Cherry Valley Elementary School.


  11. Hungry-kid gap echoed at trial of 2 Arkansans accused of defrauding feeding programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Wednesday was Rayfield Walker, who said he and his wife have operated the Walker Learning Academy in the Cross County town of Wynne for about four years. Walker told jurors that Mills made a surprise visit one day in 2013 or 2014 to a city park ...


  12. Woman dies in train vs. truck crash in Cross Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police said one woman died following a truck versus train crash in Cross County. According to a crash report , the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 at a private drive crossing near Highway 49. The report states Brittany Thorne of Farmington died when her 1997 Chevrolet Pickup was struck by a southbound train.


  13. Man killed after train collides with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - A man was killed and a woman was injured after a train hit a car in Cross County. According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary crash report, the crash happened around 1:30 Monday afternoon near U.S. 49 and Arkansas Highway 364.


  14. Two in court after breaking into shop twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - Two men who were arrested by the Cross County Sheriff's Office faced a judge Thursday morning after being involved in two separate break-in cases. According to a release from the sheriff's office, Christopher Tyler Davis, 20, of Wynne and Kyle Farmer, 20, of Wynne face felony charges for breaking into Wilbur Taylor Machine Shop.


  15. Church members talk about murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    WYNNE, AR - The friends of an elderly Cross County woman who was murdered in June 2010 said the loss of the woman known as "Ms. Lil" was still tough to deal with.


  16. Sheriff warns about vacuum sellers asking personal questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - A sheriff is warning people to "be careful and be safe" with regards to a couple selling vacuum cleaners and shampooers. Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith issued an alert on his department's Facebook page about the pair.


  17. Semi-truck overturns near train tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    HICKORY RIDGE, AR - A turn taken too fast is the cause of a semi-truck toppling over Tuesday morning, according to a sheriff. Cross County Sheriff J.R. Smith tells Region 8 News the truck was in Hickory Ridge around 5:15 a.m. traveling north on Highway 49. Smith says the truck driver then tried to turn too quickly onto Highway 42 causing it to fall over near some railroad tracks.


  18. Cross County preps for winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - With the threat of potential winter weather in the mix for Region 8 Thursday night, one county is taking steps to ensure they're ready no matter how much snow may fall. According to Cross County Judge Donnie Sanders, extra loads of sand were brought in, along with seven pallets of salt to spread to various roadways across the county.


  19. Cross County crews battle large house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    CHERRY VALLEY, AR - Cross County fire officials battled a large house fire near Cherry Valley Sunday night. According to Cross County dispatch, fire crews responded to a fire at a home on County Road 331.


  20. Cross County teen win award after creating appRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    CROSS COUNTY, AR - A Cross County High School student is getting the opportunity to meet a congressman after he won the Congressional App Challenge. Ryan Callicott is one of four in the state to win the challenge.