JONESBORO — A 12-year-old boy faces a felony charge and two misdemeanors Tuesday after he assaulted an off-duty Jonesboro police officer who was working security at Success Academy.
JONESBORO — City leaders continue to seek public comments on how to spend federal money designated to help low-income neighborhoods even after the city council approved a budget.
JONESBORO — Kevin Orr has been hired as senior vice president – trust manager of Centennial Bank, according to Davy Carter, regional president of Centennial Bank.
Mid-morning Tuesday, Seth Lomax, a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and Jonesboro resident Dan Hughes carry in shutters and storm windows Hughes donated to the organization. Lomax said all the proceeds from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore goes into the Habitat for Humanity program, which…
JONESBORO — The drug court in Craighead County works to keep participants out of prison and in the process saves money for the county and state, said Circuit Court Judge Melissa Richardson, who oversees the court.
On April 17, 2021, the Black River Technical College Corporate and Community Education Department in Paragould hosted a kite-flying event. Participants started the day by learning about the various types of kite designs and how to fly them. They then assembled kites and went outside to fly t…
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield board of directors recently announced the election of Alec Farmer, of Jonesboro, president of Farmer Enterprises, Inc., according to James V. Kelley, chairman of the board.
MEMPHIS — Veterans residing in Craighead, Poinsett, Mississippi and other counties surrounding Jonesboro, who currently receive care through Sterling Medical Corp., will receive their care through STG International Inc. (STGi) beginning July 1.
JONESBORO — Phillip Crego, who served as Jonesboro’s city attorney for 20 years, died Tuesday in a local hospital, Bill Campbell, the city’s communications director, disclosed.
HOXIE — A public hearing Monday night resulted in the Hoxie School Board voting to reinstate Dr. Lori McKenzie to her position as high school principal after having been placed on administrative leave.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University will hold its 2021 Spring Commencement on Saturday, with a few changes. Like the ceremonies last year, the event will be in Centennial Bank Stadium beginning at 10 a.m.
JONESBORO — After reporting another increase in new virus cases compared to the previous week, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday a new goal of vaccinating at least half the state’s population by July 31.
JONESBORO — As construction continues on a shooting sports complex, some events could be held as early as this summer, Police Chief Rick Elliott said Monday.
Ritter Communications in partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas hosted a produce distribution on April 21 at Parker Park Community Center. Ritter Communications volunteers, including Ashley Driver (left) and Jackaa Cypress, distributed approximately 6,850 pounds of potatoes, ca…
JONESBORO — Charlie Ray Partain Jr.’s problems didn’t end Friday with District Judge David Boling giving him a $150,000 bond on charges he committed a string of vehicle break-ins last Thursday.
JONESBORO — A metal detector sits pushed against the wall in the Justice Complex on Church Street; its lack of use a concern for Craighead County District Judges.
Senior Sydney Green won the fourth annual Brenda Stuck Heringer Art Award, sponsored by the American Association of University Women, Jonesboro Branch, during the annual Academies of Jonesboro High School Art Show for her piece, “No Vacancy.” This year’s event was held virtually throughout t…
JONESBORO — Like many businesses, the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, 315 W. Oak Ave., had shifted its hours of operation in reaction to the safety precautions demanded by the pandemic.
LITTLE ROCK — The American Red Cross is offering several blood drives this month. To schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org, call 1-800-733-2767 or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.
JONESBORO — Mayor Harold Copenhaver is searching for ways to get local residents involved earlier in the process of local legislating. When they do, they can help the city develop better solutions, he said.
JONESBORO — A plan for spending federal community development money and a bond issue to finance an industrial expansion are on the Jonesboro City Council agenda for Tuesday.
TRUMANN — Despite the pandemic, there has been growth and economic development progress in Trumann, Mayor Barbara Lewallen said Thursday.
Security officer Sandy Beasley guards the discharge exit to St. Bernards Medical Center where visitors are allowed to leave the hospital, but not allowed to re-enter. Mitchell Nail, media relations manager, said he expects the entrances to remain closed for the foreseeable future.
JONESBORO — Mayor Harold Copenhaver said Thursday he doesn’t want to propose any new tax measure without having specific plans for spending the money or a high level of community support.
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