Mapping recent vehicle break-ins

Nov 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – A number of vehicle break-ins happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning into Jonesboro and of those reported to police, we mapped them. Three break-ins were reported Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning and they all occurred near the campus of Arkansas State University. Two of those happened north of East Johnson Avenue

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Hays Clothing Store on Caraway and Highland closing

Nov 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – One the more prominent and newer clothing stores in Jonesboro will be closing soon. The building housing Hays Clothing Store on Caraway Road and Highland Drive in Jonesboro is being sold to a local technology business. Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate Principle Josh Brown confirmed the news to NEA Report on Wednesday.

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Dec. 30 – Last day to pay taxes in Craighead

Nov 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – If you live in Craighead County, get your property taxes paid by December 30. That’s because Tax Collector Marsha Phillips is closing her office down Dec. 30 at noon for 2016. “If people need to pay taxes, they need to come out before because we are closing out the year,” Phillips told

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Stealing $100 in fried chicken will get you fired from KFC

Nov 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – An employee decided he really wanted to keep some of the Colonel’s original recipe for himself – but it cost him his job and could cost him more. Around noon Tuesday, police were dispatched to the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Caraway Road. Management told police an employee had taken two boxes full

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Beasley's death suspected to be suicide

Nov 30, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – The tragic and unexpected passing of the chair of the Jonesboro Advertising and Planning Commission was believed to be a suicide, according to the report. Jonesboro Police Department’s incident report suggests it happened sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, at 1103 Dove Road where Beasley resided. Corporal John Shipman

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Husband accused of felony battery of pregnant wife

Nov 29, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – A disturbing case of domestic violence was reported to police on Monday. Around 11:47 a.m. Monday morning, a caller reported to police seeing the victim, 27, post on Facebook about being assaulted by her husband, 31. Jonesboro Police Department was dispatched to The Links Apartments, the 1900-block, to an apartment, where they knocked

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Bremmer to share the "Real Story of Agriculture" at ASU

Nov 29, 2016

JONESBORO – A prominent voice in the national farm women’s movement will address audiences at Arkansas State University on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Kim Bremmer, a nationally recognized motivational speaker focused on telling what she calls “the real story of agriculture,” will bring her wit and humor to the Carl R. Reng Student Union Auditorium for

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A&P Commissioner dies suddenly at home

Nov 29, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – The chair of the Jonesboro Advertising and Planning Commission has unexpectedly died. Thom Emerson Beasley died suddenly at his home Tuesday. Beasley, who served on the A&P Commission from June, 20 2006 until his unexpected passing Nov. 29, was involved in the Craighead County Farm Bureau as its manager. Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin released

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Suspect murders man's dog

Nov 29, 2016

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man returned home to find his canine friend shot and killed Monday evening in Craighead County. It happened on County Road 339, according to the incident report filed with Craighead County Sheriff’s Department. The dog owner said he knew the dog was alive shortly after noon. When his wife went to

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Walnut Ridge girl earns Gilman Scholarship for study abroad

Nov 29, 2016

  JONESBORO – Hannah Massey, a junior electrical engineering major at Arkansas State University, has been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad. She is an Honors College student, and she was also awarded an Honors Experience Grant of $2,000 for her upcoming study abroad. Massey, from Walnut Ridge, will study

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