Two killed in Sharp County crash

Sep 30, 2016

SHARP COUNTY, Ark. – Two were killed in an accident in Sharp County on Monday, Arkansas State Police reported. Zachary Michael Alliss, 24, and Rayn Malia Alliss, 22, both of Highland, died as a result of the accident. It happened at about 6:12 p.m. Monday evening on U.S. Highway 63 in Sharp County. The accident report from ASP

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Woman reports trio beat, burglarized her

Sep 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – While a woman was at her apartment, she reported three assailants busting in, beating her up and then stealing jewelry from her. The report was made about 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at 923 East Craighead Forest Road. The victim said three had entered her home, beat her up and took her jewelry.

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Reyno man killed in crash late Thursday

Sep 30, 2016

REYNO, Ark. – A young man from Reyno was killed in a wreck Thursday in Randolph County. It happened Thursday night just before midnight, when Keeven Pankey, 22, of Reyno, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet eastbound on Highway 328. About one and a half miles east of the Current River Bridge, Pankey’s vehicle ran off

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Oct. 9 – Natural State Brass Band in Lecture-Concert Series

Sep 30, 2016

JONESBORO – The Natural State Brass Band will present the next performance in Arkansas State University’s Lecture-Concert Series, Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Dr. Students, faculty, staff and the community are welcome to attend; admission is free. Established in 2003, the Natural State Brass Band has become

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Saturday park & sale with breakfast to raise funds for KLEK

Sep 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – One of Jonesboro’s best on-air services is having a big fundraising weekend and it is one you might enjoy. KLEK 102.5 FM in Jonesboro is hosting a Community Park & Sale from 6 a.m. until around noon Saturday morning, Oct. 1. It will be at the Whistle Shop Bistro & Catering, 5435

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Greene Co. officer takes the lawn into his own hands

Sep 30, 2016

OAK GROVE HEIGHTS, Ark. – A few photos by an observant young lady have people across NEA giving an officer of the law a big pat on the back. Hayley Vowell of Oak Grove Heights wrote on Facebook on Thursday she was driving down Highway 358 when she came across this man mowing an elderly lady’s yard

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Report: Women get almost 5 years for FNB embezzlement

Sep 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The three guilty parties in the nearly $4 million embezzlement case involving First National Bank of Lawrence County have been sentenced. Brenda Montgomery and Cindy Tate  were sentenced to 57 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release, while Peggy Sutton was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison, according to an Arkansas Business

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Crime lab finds evidence in Pixler case

Sep 29, 2016

(JPD Press Release) Investigators are continuing to work diligently to garner additional evidence in the Sunday robbery of the Dollar Tree that resulted in the death of the store’s Assistant Manger Lori Pixler. A store associate called 911 around 9:30 Sunday night and reported that the assistant manger had been kidnapped by an armed suspect

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Police looking for possible witness to Dollar Tree incident

Sep 29, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – While Laurie Pixler was being abducted Sunday night, on the way to her eventual death in Poinsett County, an unknowing silver passenger car drove behind Pixler’s stolen car. A yet-to-be-identified suspect took Pixler in her black Hyundai, at gunpoint, during a robbery of Dollar Tree employees. While they drove off, a silver

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Bono Bridge work approved

Sep 29, 2016

BONO, Ark. – Everything needed for the project to move forward has been completed by Craighead County. That is the word from Craighead County Judge Ed Hill, who said the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department signed off on all paperwork Wednesday morning accepting the bid and authorizing work on the Bono Bridge Overpass. “With all documents received and

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