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Thieves steal man’s boat and trailer in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A theft occurred over the weekend of a man’s boat and trailer, both of which were behind a locked gate and privacy fence, in Jonesboro.

NEAREPORT.COM - 2018-06-19 16:19:07

Burglary results in stolen valuables Sunday in Jonesboro

At about 12:45 AM Sunday morning, police were sent to the 600-block of East Alpine Street in Jonesboro to an apartment. A man arrived home late to find his television missing. He called his wife to ask if she had moved it but she was mystified by the move, too.

NEAREPORT.COM - 2018-06-18 18:20:11

Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots June 17-23

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of June 17-23 by local authorities in Craighead County.(Mobile users click here)This photo gallery is updated daily.All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Cha


Black River Land Holdings LLC purchased 6.88 acres of land on Fullbright Ave. to build a distribution center for Allegis Corp.

"This is the first significant construction in the industrial park in 20 years, that is fully-functional," Snapp said.

TIMES DISPATCH - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

City Attorney Nancy Hall confirmed with the Arkansas Municipal League that a partial condemnation is not possible for property at 121 Abbey Road, owned by JR Rogers.

Also, Snapp announced a new committee would be formed to study the pros and cons of a metro police department. Communication with the Lawrence County Shreiff's Department is already underway. The committee will consist of Jordan Cooksey, James Price, Angie Abbott, Jon Walter and Anthony Pinkston.

TIMES DISPATCH - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Poinsett County fire department to soon get help from man's best friend

“A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the Kramer Foundation about an arson dog,” Bristow said. “They asked me if I could do some training and place this dog with a fire department. Being in this area, I’ve done a lot of business with Trumann and contacted the chief here and they agreed that this woul

KAIT 8 - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Arkansas region sees 4th hepatitis incident since February

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Medical personnel in northeast Arkansas have vaccinated more than 230 people for hepatitis after the state's warning that a local restaurant employee tested positive for the virus.The Jonesboro Sun reportsthat 235 people received vaccinations at the Craighead County Local Heal


Sheriff: Man on the Run in Lawrence County

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Movies In The Park Is Back

As temperatures climb, we begin to wish for rain to cool us down. Then, of course, it gets steamy and you can just about see the grass grow. Summer in Arkansas is all about heat, mosquitos and thunder storms. We are doing a pretty good job here of keeping the mosquitos down. Thank you, Mayor Roofe a


Man arrested in Marked Tree drug bust

MARKED TREE, Ark.— A man is behind bars after a joint task force found drugs in his home in Marked Tree, Ark. Friday morning.


Longtime Jonesboro Sun owner-publisher John Troutt dies

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — John Troutt Jr., who rose from Jonesboro Sun carrier at age 10 to the newspaper's owner and publisher, has died at age 88.


Arkansas agency says 36 have contracted hepatitis A

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas health officials say three dozen people have contracted hepatitis A amid a series of exposures in the northeastern part of the state this year.Last year, only seven cases were reported statewide.The Jonesboro Sun reported the Craighead County Local Health Unit had va


4 Dead In Northeast Arkansas Car-Train Collision

Police say the driver of the vehicle was John Miller of Orange Park, Florida. Three passengers in his vehicle are identified as Joetta Honey, of Jonesboro, and Nicholas and Kayanna Newton, both of McCrory. Their ages aren’t immediately available.


Delivery Driver Injured in Jonesboro Shooting

The victim says he drove to the address, and a man answered the door, saying he did not order anything from the restaurant.


Driver dies after crashing into Paragould fire truck

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KATV) —The driver of a vehicle who fled a wreck site and drove the wrong way down a Greene County highway is dead after crashing into a fire truck Friday.At approximately 9:20 a.m., police were called to Highway 49 S. near the Walmart Neighborhood Market for a one-vehicle crash invo


Saturday night art show in downtown Jonesboro!

JONESBORO, Ark. – Local artists will have their works on display this weekend in downtown Jonesboro!


Driver perishes after wrecking into fire truck

PARAGOULD, Ark. – Police say a driver crashed into pole, backed out, and fled on Highway 49 before wrecking again, this time into the fire truck. The driver did not survive the injuries caused by the accidents.


Officials say China-based Risever plant is a testament to workforce in Jonesboro, NEA

Hefei Risever Machinery Co., Arkansas' 5th Chinese-headquartered company, broke ground on Friday, in the Northeast corner of the state.


Possible Hepatitis A exposure to customers at Steak 'n' Shake in Jonesboro

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is warning of a possible Hepatitis A (Hep A) exposure after an employee of the Steak ‘n’ Shake in Jonesboro, Ark., located at 2307 E. Parker Rd., tested positive for the virus. Hep A is a contagious liver disease.


Possible Hep A exposure reported at Jonesboro restaurant

The Arkansas Department of Health says an employee at the Steak 'n' Shake, located on E. Parker Rd., tested positive for Hep A, a contagious liver disease.