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Head-On Collision Kills West Plains Man
Ralph Burnett, 53, crossed the center line traveling eastbound on Highway 14 south of West Plains and struck a Ford F350.
Cabot Woman Believes She Narrowly Escaped an Abduction
But last Thursday night, a strange interaction outside a Cabot Exxon Station on Highway 5, still has her combing through what happened as she pumped gas.
Body Found in Vacant Home Sunday Identified
Jonathan Burrous, 35, was found deceased inside a vacant house at 1608 N. Main Ave. at approximately 9:26 a.m. Sunday.
2 children hurt following 5-car crash on I-240
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- Two children are recovering following a five car crash on I-240 Saturday evening.According to the Memphis Police Department, the accident happened around 4:57 at I-240 and Mt. Moriah. When officers arrived to the scene they noticed five cars were involved.Trending stories:PHOTOS: Sev
Popular Arkansas restaurant bursts into flames
Uncle John's Restaurant, which is located in the 5400 block of Main St in Crawfordsville, Arkansas. Uncle John's Restaurant was an Italian Restaurant.
New police chief prioritizes drug arrests in Arkansas town
EGYPT, Ark. (AP) - WhenJoy Lingobuilt a home inEgyptin 1979, the town was quiet.With a church and the homes of several families nearby, she thought it would stay that way. But the rising tide of narcotics abuse in Arkansas hasn’t spared the small town.Across the state, drug use has become more preva
Police: Man found in vehicle died of a gunshot wound
A man was found dead in a vehicle in Memphis Saturday morning.Memphis police said officers responded to a call of a suspicious person in the 2600 block of Byrd Avenue around 11:30 a.m.Officers found a man inside suffering from a gunshot wound.Police have not released his name. Anyone with informatio
Joneboro Bikers Can Soon Traverse Town
City leaders began working on bike and walking trails connecting the city several years ago, and while the trails are mostly complete, one spot has been a problem, preventing the trails from fully connecting.
Arkansas restaurant goes up in flames
Uncle John’s Italian Restaurant, located in the 5400 block of Main Street in Crawfordsville, Arkansas, caught on fire at around 5 p.m. Saturday evening.
Area Fourth of July Activities
Bargains in the Bend, an outdoor yard sale of sorts, will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lower level of the Diamond B Mall parking lot. Horseshoe Bend Fire and Rescue will be the exclusive food vendor and they will have burgers, brats and hotdogs ready as early as 9 a.m. The parade will begin
Police called to incident at CVS Pharmacy
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Jonesboro police have been called to the CVS Pharmacy at 110 Southwest Dr. to investigate an incident, according to Jonesboro E911 Dispatch.We have a crew on the way to the scene.Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on and for up to the minute
ASP: One killed in Clay County crash
The person, who is listed as a minor in the summary, was going south on Clay County Road 181 in a 2001 Ford F-150 pickup truck. The vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and rolled over, the report noted.
Power restored in Lawrence County
The posting noted that nearly half of the outages were reported in the Walnut Ridge area, with about 1,200 or so in the Hoxie area. Nearly 300 customers were without power in the Portia area, while sporadic outages were reported in the College City and Alicia area.
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.
Sheriff: Man on the Run in Lawrence County
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Dump the pump, jump on a JET for free
On Thursday, June 21, the City of Jonesboro encourages residents to dump the pump and instead jump on a JET.
Train Strikes Semi-Truck Carrying Blasting Caps in Batesville
BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A train struck a semi-truck carrying blasting caps Monday morning near Batesville, according to Independence County emergency officials.
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.
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.
All-Star Weekend begins today in Conway
The baseball games will be played at Bear Stadium. Hillcrest's Tyson Durham was the only area player chosen to play in those games for the East. Also his dad, Andy, was picked to be an assistant coach for the East squad.