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Jonesboro area groups convene for live action role-playing  Torrington Register Citizen

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — For three area groups, a recent Saturday brought an opportunity to meet with friends to do battle with swords and shields in a form of ...

Torrington Register Citizen
K-9 officer Gabo recovering following Jonesboro apartment shooting  KAIT

Jonesboro Police K-9 officer Gabo is making slow and steady progress after being shot during a standoff at an apartment complex on December 11.

KAIT
Suspect in 2 Boston shooting deaths arrested in Jonesboro | News  CBS46 News Atlanta

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of two people in Boston.

CBS46 News Atlanta
Jonesboro K-9 officer released from vet after he was shot four times  WREG NewsChannel 3

An Arkansas K-9 officer wounded in a shooting earlier this week is going home thanks to his bulletproof vest.

WREG NewsChannel 3
Thursday HS hoops roundup: Jonesboro girls beat Batesville  KAIT

The reigning state champs beat the 8-1 Lady Pioneers.

KAIT
Crews respond to entrapment in Jonesboro  KAIT

Crews worked to save a person trapped after a crash early Thursday morning in North Jonesboro.

KAIT
Leslie Thompson speaks after winning Jonesboro mayor's seat in spite of previous convictions  MyArkLaMiss

Mayor Elect Leslie Thompson sits down with KTVE/KARD to discuss life after prison and how it feels to be the mayor of Jonesboro once again.

MyArkLaMiss
Injuries reported after multi-vehicle crash in Jonesboro  KAIT

A multi-vehicle crash slowed traffic on a busy road in Jonesboro Saturday afternoon.

KAIT
Finance and Administration committee, MAPC meet in Jonesboro Municipal Center  KAIT

It was a busy evening at the Jonesboro Municipal Center on Tuesday as the Finance and Administration committee and the Metropolitan Area Planning ...

KAIT
City focuses on return of investment in Jonesboro parks  KAIT

In the last year, the city of Jonesboro has invested heavily in its parks, and now it's focusing on the return from that investment.

KAIT
Cardinals Caravan will visit Jonesboro in January  KAIT

The event will be held January 19th at The Mall at Turtle Creek.

KAIT
Suspects Wanted for Downtown Jonesboro Vandalism  www.fox16.com

JONESBORO, Ark. - Recently in the downtown area several businesses and homes have been damaged by means of a BB gun, ball bearing or similar type ...

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Jonesboro & Marmaduke pick up Friday victories  KAIT

Jonesboro and Marmaduke picked up wins on Friday night. The Hurricane beat Lake Hamilton to tip off the Natural State Hoopfest, while the Greyhounds ...

KAIT
K9 Officer Shot During Jonesboro Standoff, Woman in Custody  www.fox16.com

Officers found a 41-year-old male victim with injuries, who was removed from the scene to receive medical care. The shooting suspect, a 56-year-old woman, ...

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Georgia legislator seeks statewide policy on police chases  MyAJC

A Georgia lawmaker wants a statewide policy for when officers should pursue a suspect and when they should call off a chase to keep the public safe.

MyAJC
Fire Marshal to send investigative file to prosecutor for review in Jonesboro fire  KAIT

Investigators were back on scene Monday morning trying to determine the cause of the fire.

KAIT
BASKETBALL: Jonesboro boys outlast Starr's Mill, girls fall in overtime  News-Daily.com

The Cardinals survived a 58-55 game against Starr's Mill but the Lady Cardinals dropped the battle in overtime.

News-Daily.com
Heroics lift Fayetteville over Jonesboro  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

JOHN STANTON CLASSIC. FAYETTEVILLE 68, JONESBORO 63. CONWAY -- Fayetteville junior guard Connor Barnett did not take the most well-advised shot ...

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WWE Live coming to Jonesboro  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Road to WrestleMania cuts through Jonesboro. WWE Live will make a stop next year at the First National Bank Arena. Tickets for ...

KAIT
Downtown Jonesboro lights up  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Downtown Jonesboro is getting brighter and brighter. More efficient lighting has been installed in the area for downtown visitors and ...

KAIT
Jonesboro Street Department preparing for winter weather  KAIT

Jonesboro's Street Department prepares for possible winter weather over the weekend.

KAIT
Jonesboro woman pleads guilty to stealing $800,000 from employer  KAIT

A Jonesboro woman must pay back at least $640000 of the more than $800000 she stole from her employer.

KAIT
Jonesboro police, Academy Sports host annual holiday bike program  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Academy Sports in Jonesboro partnered with the Jonesboro Police Department and hosted their 17th annual holiday bike program ...

KAIT
Child Given to Wrong Parent at Jonesboro Daycare  www.fox16.com

"We want everyone to know that no harm came to our son and that he is fine both mentally and physically. Our child is no longer attending Jonesboro Montessori ...

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Norfork bowlers split at Jonesboro Westside  Baxter Bulletin

The Norfork Panthers took an easy 9-4 victory over the Jonesboro Westside Warriors in high school bowling action Monday evening at Jonesboro. Ty Rosson ...

Baxter Bulletin
New business looking to “clean up” in downtown Jonesboro  KAIT

A new business is coming to downtown Jonesboro according to the Arnold Real Estate Group.

KAIT
Mrs. Claus comes to Jonesboro  KAIT

Mrs. Claus plans to visit Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library.

KAIT
Update: Bodies Identified in Jonesboro Murder Suicide Case  www.fox16.com

Officers were called to a home in the area of Jessup and North Church St. around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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Benton wins over Jonesboro 38-37  KATV

Benton High School wins over Jonesboro high school by one point, final score 38-37 on Friday. Jonesboro drops to 8-5 for the year. Benton improves to 9-2 for ...

KATV
Jonesboro advances to the Hurricane Classic title game  KAIT

The Hurricane beat Bryant 69-58. JHS will face North Little Rock on Saturday.

KAIT
K9 officer honored as hero after shootout  WMC

A K9 officer from the Jonesboro Police Department is being hailed a hero after a shootout at the Gladiolus apartment complex this week.

WMC
Hurricane Classic: Jonesboro falls in finals, Felts drops 48 for Westside  KAIT

The Hurricane fell to North Little Rock, while Felts' effort was enough in a Warrior win.

KAIT
Jonesboro opens first dog park  talkbusiness.net

The city of Jonesboro has its first dog park. The Earl Bell Dog Park, located behind the Earl Bell Center and across from International Studies Elementary School, ...

talkbusiness.net
New clothing business opening in Jonesboro  KAIT

A new clothing store is moving into the Metro Center shopping center in Jonesboro.

KAIT
Ice skating rink opens in downtown Jonesboro  KAIT

A little piece of winter wonderland opened up right here in Jonesboro.

KAIT
Jonesboro pediatric dentist named Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner  KAIT

It's a Thursday and Dr. Misee Harris is busy working on patients.

KAIT
Arkansas extends PWO to Jonesboro Standout  KNWA

Arkansas has extended another PWO in the state. Come inside for more information.

KNWA
Iconic roundhouse building destroyed in Jonesboro  talkbusiness.net

Flames may have wiped away city leaders' hopes of an interactive museum in downtown Jonesboro. A fire Saturday afternoon destroyed the roundhouse, ...

talkbusiness.net
New soul food restaurant in downtown Jonesboro  KAIT

A new restaurant held a grand opening on Friday in downtown Jonesboro.

KAIT
UNDER THE RADAR: Jonesboro Westside's Logan McPherson  WholeHogSports

Each Wednesday, we feature an in-state prospect who could be flying under the radar of college coaches. This week's UTR prospect is Jonesboro Westside's ...

WholeHogSports
PREP BASKETBALL Lady Bulldogs rout Jonesboro  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Claudia Bridges only had two baskets in Fayetteville's 59-39 win over Jonesboro on Friday night, but her second shot had her coach fired up.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two found shot to death in North Jonesboro, police investigating  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are investigating an apparent homicide on the north side of town. Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a ...

KAIT
Jonesboro High Class of 75 opens time capsule | Features | news-daily.com  News-Daily.com

In a large metal container made to hold a helicopter engine, students placed letters to their future selves, class pictures, yearbooks, magazines, handmade flag ...

News-Daily.com
Jonesboro man gets long-awaited heart  Arkansas Online

Arkansas' first recipient of a total artificial heart, a battery-operated technology that replaces heart function while a patient waits for a donor organ, has received a ...

Arkansas Online
One injured in truck vs. train crash in Jonesboro  KAIT

Jonesboro police and fire crews on are the scene of a train vs truck crash at the 100-block of South Patrick Street, according to E-911 Director Jeff Presley.

KAIT
Experience 'Christmas at Jonesboro' to start holiday celebration  News-Daily.com

One of the largest Christmas musical productions in the region kicks off Dec. 7, and if past years are any indication, more than 4000 people are expected to ...

News-Daily.com
Traffic light to help traffic issues in Jonesboro  KAIT

Officials hope that a light installation at Nettleton Ave. and Cain St. will help some of the issues there.

KAIT
ASU Will Create School of Media and Journalism in Jonesboro  amppob.com

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has approved a resolution to create the School of Media and Journalism at the Jonesboro campus as an area ...

amppob.com
Baptist Memorial Health and Jonesboro DO school reach partnership deal  talkbusiness.net

Memphis-based Baptist Memorial Health Care has formed a partnership with New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas ...

talkbusiness.net
Benton ousts Jonesboro on late TD, blocked PAT  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

With his sophomore starting quarterback banged up late, Benton Coach Brad Harris turned to a pair of steady backups to help the Panthers pull off an ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas offers Jonesboro junior DE  WholeHogSports

News and information about the Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas Sports from the staffs of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Hawgs Illustrated.

WholeHogSports
Pancake breakfast set in Jonesboro  Annanews

An annual Shop with a Fireman pancake breakfast is planned Saturday morning, Dec. 8, in Jonesboro. The breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the ...

Annanews
Jonesboro P/K Garrett Childers commits to Ole Miss  KAIT

The Hurricane averaged 42 yards a punt this season.

KAIT
Alaska earthquakes rattle former Jonesboro residents’ nerves  KAIT

ANCHORAGE, AK (KAIT) - Patty Bilbrey grew up in Marianna and made Jonesboro home for a while with her husband and two boys in 2008, but a job offer took ...

KAIT
Gas leak shuts down Hwy. 49 at Farville Curve, businesses evacuated  KAIT

A natural gas line leak shut down Highway 49 (East Johnson Avenue) in the Farville Curve area early Wednesday morning.

KAIT
Warhawks' Losing Streak in Jonesboro Extended Following Saturday's Loss  MyArkLaMiss

JONESBORO, Ark. – Arkansas State snapped ULM's four-game winning streak and took down the Warhawks 31-17 Saturday afternoon at Centennial Bank ...

MyArkLaMiss
Rock Steady Boxing comes to Jonesboro  KAIT

Boxers when they train work on their agility, their coordination, their balance, and their footwork, all of which can be a struggle for people with Parkinson's ...

KAIT
Hogs offer Jonesboro junior DE  WholeHogSports

Jonesboro junior defensive end Jashaud Stewart became the third in-state prospect in his class to receive an offer from the University of Arkansas on Friday.

WholeHogSports
Jonesboro VFW named “Purple Heart” chapter  KAIT

Jonesboro VFW post 1991 gets purple heart distinction from the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

KAIT
New commander at helm of Jonesboro Salvation Army  KAIT

The Jonesboro Salvation Army has a new commander at the helm and he is looking to win back the public's trust after an investigation over the summer.

KAIT
Jonesboro man gets new heart  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Arkansas' first recipient of a total artificial heart, a battery-operated technology that replaces heart function while a patient waits for a donor organ, has received a ...

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School shooting threat lands JHS student behind bars  KAIT

On Monday, officers arrested 18-year-old Christian Issiah McIntosh on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.

KAIT
Jonesboro Gets Technical to Secure Citizens' Safety (Public Safety | Honorable Mention)  Arkansas Business Online

The city of Jonesboro, which encompasses more square mileage (80.5) than metropolitan cities St. Louis and Cincinnati, is taking a proactive approach to ...

Arkansas Business Online
Jonesboro, AR Fire  Firefighter Nation

Mac Beaverstock - Multiple Jonesboro Fire Department units battling a large commercial fire downtown. Audio Provided by Broadcastify.

Firefighter Nation
Jonesboro Public Radio Station Expands Emergency Message Capabilities  amppob.com

KASU, 91.9 FM, the public broadcasting *service* of Arkansas State University, has enacted the metadata technology to allow KASU listeners to read texts and ...

amppob.com
Grants, Partnerships Have Jonesboro Residents On Track (Wellness | Winner, Class I)  Arkansas Business Online

Partnerships have the city of Jonesboro on the wellness trail.

Arkansas Business Online
Jonesboro Has Young Talent on Job Track (Education/Workforce | Honorable Mention)  Arkansas Business Online

The Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce's Workforce Development Committee, along with a private partner, Jonesboro Unlimited, doesn't wait for students to ...

Arkansas Business Online
11 A-JCHS students recognized as 2019-2020 Illinois State Scholars  Annanews

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School principal Brett Detering announces that 11 students from the A-J graduating class of 2019 have been recognized as ...

Annanews
Prep Girls Basketball | Carterville hands Anna-Jonesboro its first conference defeat  The Southern

CARTERVILLE — Carterville opened its home schedule by jumping out to a 12-point lead in the first quarter to set the tone and beat Anna-Jonesboro, 61-36, ...

The Southern
Anna-Jonesboro High School Students Try to Solve Fictitious Death  WSIU

Most of us have only been exposed to crime scene investigations through television and movies. But, 20 seniors at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School ...

WSIU
Boys Basketball | Anna-Jonesboro opens with win over Hamilton County  The Southern

GOREVILLE – Defending champion Anna-Jonesboro started each quarter with a run to beat Hamilton County, 51-37, in the opening game of the 7th annual ...

The Southern
Marion girls fall to Anna-Jonesboro Angel Helm canned a 3-pointer to start a game  The Daily Republican

Angel Helm canned a 3-pointer to start a game-changing 12-1 run in the fourth quarter as Anna-Jonesboro outbattled Marion, 38-27, in a non-conference girls ...

The Daily Republican
Traffic Alert: Outages reported following crash  KAIT

City Water and Light crews spent Wednesday morning restoring power to parts of east Jonesboro after an 18-wheeler struck a light pole on Industrial Drive.

KAIT
Daycare under investigation after baby given to wrong person  KAIT

A Jonesboro man has a lot of questions after he says a stranger picked up his infant son at day care.

KAIT
Hundreds remain without power due to wintry weather - Closings & Delays  KAIT

Thousands of people lost power during a cold Saturday afternoon in Region 8.

KAIT
Rock Steady Boxing gives Parkinson’s patients a fighting chance  KAIT

Rock Steady Boxing focuses on intense forced exercise through non-contact boxing. Its aimed to slow down the progression of Parkinson's as well as to help ...

KAIT
All-District 1-1A football team  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Note: The All-District 1-1A team was selected by the district's coaches. FIRST TEAM. OFFENSE. WR — Jacorien Richardson, Arcadia, Jr. WR — Courtney Lovett ...

Bossier Press-Tribune Online
Bears Lose in Ridder's Debut  OzarksFirst.com

Jared Ridder scored 10 points in his long-awaited Missouri State debut Saturday, but the Bears could not erase an 18-point deficit, falling 74-67 at North Dakota ...

OzarksFirst.com
Elizabeth Murphy to Market Guardian Group in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)  Arkansas Business Online

Elizabeth Murphy has joined the Guardian Group in Jonesboro as a licensed producer and internal marketer. Mandy Vickers is the new executive director of the ...

Arkansas Business Online
FNBC Bank Makes Push Into Jonesboro  Arkansas Business Online

FNBC Bank of Ash Flat is working its way toward converting the LPO it opened in August at 1118 Windover Road in Jonesboro into a full-*service* branch.

Arkansas Business Online
State investigates daycare center after toddler was given to wrong person; 1 employee fired  Arkansas Online

The Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education with the state Department of Human Services opened an investigation into a northeast Arkansas ...

Arkansas Online
Unsung 'dynamic duo' leading Monticello into semifinals  Herald & Review

MONTICELLO — The numbers Monticello's skill position players have put up this season explain the Sages' domination.

Herald & Review
Arkansas day care probed after child mix-up  Arkansas Online

The Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education with the state Department of Human Services has opened an investigation into a northeast Arkansas ...

Arkansas Online
Steak Escape now closed; Baskin Robbins to remain open  KAIT

Jonesboro is losing a restaurant at the beginning of December.

KAIT
Fire officials say church is a “complete loss”  KAIT

Despite their best efforts, fire officials say a North Jonesboro church is a “complete loss” after fire swept through it early Thursday morning.

KAIT
Cage Hornets rip Raiders to take third at Jonesboro tourney  Bryant Daily

JONESBORO — Frustrated most of the weekend at the 34thannual Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic at Jonesboro High School, Rodney Lambert, the lone senior ...

Bryant Daily
City to hold ribbon cutting for Earl Bell Dog Park  KAIT

Dog owners in Jonesboro have a new reason to be doggone happy. The city's first neighborhood dog park will soon open.

KAIT
News in brief  NWAOnline

J.B. Hunt will pay. $134M to railway. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. plans to pay $134 million, or 93 cents per diluted share, to intermodal partner BNSF ...

NWAOnline
Schemed to defraud employer of more than $800,000, Arkansas woman tells judge  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A Jonesboro woman admitted Wednesday to a federal judge that over nearly seven years, she schemed to defraud Mid-American Manufacturing Corp., where ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obituary: Ronnie L. Rose (11/27/18)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Ronnie L. Rose, 79, of Jonesboro, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018, at NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Kennett, Ronnie lived in ...

Daily Dunklin Democrat
Paragould Daily Press - paragoulddailypress.com  Paragould Daily Press

Revenues from the 3 percent Advertising and Promotion (A & P) tax are exceeding expectations by quite a bit. According to the report to the Dec. 13 meeting of ...

Paragould Daily Press
Tour pro tunes up for brunt of season  NWAOnline

Austin Cook's whirlwind life is slowing down to pick up a new passenger, but he won't be parked for long.

NWAOnline
Business boom bringing and keeping people downtown  KAIT

Several new businesses are creating a boom in Downtown Jonesboro.

KAIT
Obituary: Terri Lynn Hardcastle (12/10/18)  Democrat Tribune

Mrs. Terri Lynn Hardcastle of Jonesboro, AR., departed this life on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Jonesboro at the age of 39 years, 10 months and 1 day.

Democrat Tribune
Greenway Trail progress moving right along  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A walking and bike trail that has been years in the making is moving on to phases three and four. The Greenway Trail is something ...

KAIT
Local restaurant, farmer say their romaine is safe  KAIT

Despite warnings from the CDC, one local restaurant is still selling romaine lettuce, because they know their grower.

KAIT
Region 8 officers and staff honored at luncheon  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Northeast Arkansans For Animals hosted a luncheon at Jonesboro Animal Control to show appreciation to officers and staff that ...

KAIT
Big day for basketball: Flippin, Viola host Classics  Baxter Bulletin

As the Christmas break nears, Saturday is a big day for high school basketball in the Twin Lakes Area as two different schools will host events featuring ...

Baxter Bulletin
Lowest-Wage Arkansans Will See More Money in 2019  VOA News

Hustle. That's the word Christina Jones uses to describe the way she lives. The Arkansas native is a housekeeper at a hospital in the town of Jonesboro, ...

VOA News
 

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