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Career and Technical Center students at Black River Technical College and high school juniors and seniors enrolled in college classes recently visited the Corporate and Community Education Dep… Read more

Veronique Tubbs, landscape specialist for grounds and landscaping at Arkansas State University, and Esther Parish, a temporary employee, work to put A-State shrubbery back into shape after a l… Read more

Ellis Barkley, son of Laura and Caleb Barkley of Jonesboro, prepares the soil as part of his spring gardening activities. If you have an interesting photo of people doing activities in Northea… Read more

JONESBORO — The Craighead County Finance Committee decided Monday to table two ordinances related to increasing salaries of county officials and employees. One ordinance would cost the county … Read more

JONESBORO — Police statistics for April released by the Jonesboro Police Department show a sharp spike when compared to 2020, and Chief Rick Elliott said COVID-19 was the cause. Read more


PARAGOULD — Jonesboro clinched a share of the 5A-East conference championship and the league’s No. 1 state tournament seed by defeating Greene County Tech 8-0 in boys’ soccer to close the regu… Read more

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The controversy over the Arkansas Plant Board is not about to end. With part of the current board having been declared unconstitutional, the Legislature, which veteran journalist Rex Nelson called the worst in his memory, declared that dicamba could be used until June 30.