Dog attack hospitalizes woman in Jonesboro

Jan 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A stray dog attacked a Jonesboro woman over the weekend, sending her to the hospital. Jonesboro Police Department Animal Control were told it happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the 1500-block of Mitzi Lane. There, a woman said she was working in her yard when a black and white stray dog ran

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Inaugural Komen NEA Race for the Cure announced

Jan 31, 2017

JONESBORO – Breast cancer survivors, volunteers, and community leaders gathered at the Municipal Center in Jonesboro Tuesday to announce details of the inaugural Komen Northeast Arkansas Race for the Cure®. The race is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Candace Cooper, 2017 Northeast Arkansas Race for the Cure

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Scholarship offered for Criminology study

Jan 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Illegal drugs are a problem in NEA and preparing the future to deal with the issue is the goal of a new scholarship being offered. Residents Against Illegal Drugs (R.A.I.D) is offering a $1100 scholarship for Criminology majors from Craighead County or the surrounding area. The endowment is for anyone currently enrolled

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Man with domestic warrant arrested for punching ex

Jan 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man familiar with domestic violence found himself in another Monday. A domestic dispute led authorities to arrest a man not only on the allegation he punched his girlfriend – but on several outstanding warrants, one of which was for domestic violence and his failure to complete At about 4 p.m. Monday, Jonesboro

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Russian String Orchestra to Perform at Fowler Center, Feb. 11

Jan 31, 2017

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, will present the Russian String Orchestra as its next performance in the 2016-17 Riceland Distinguished Performance Series on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m.  The sponsor of the show is Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce. Founded in 1991, the Russian String Orchestra, formerly known as

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Lawrence County Success Scholarship Launched at WBC

Jan 31, 2017

  WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – A new scholarship fund at Williams Baptist College will benefit graduates of all four high schools in Lawrence County.  The Lawrence County Success Scholarship, which is funded by local donors, will be awarded yearly to four high school graduates, one each from Hillcrest, Hoxie, Sloan-Hendrix and Walnut Ridge schools. The

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Man arrested at hospital ends back up at hospital for OD

Jan 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – After a man made a scene at St. Bernard’s Medical Center, he took a trip to jail but ended back up at the hospital after police believe he overdosed on methamphetamine during the ride to jail. The incident report begins Saturday morning. At 11:36 a.m., Jonesboro Police Department Officer Jonathan Haggans was

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1st Annual NEA Susan G. Komen race to be announced Tuesday

Jan 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A press conference set for Tuesday morning will announce the details of the first Northeast Arkansas Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. At 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Center in Jonesboro, the details of the first Annual Northeast Arkansas Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be revealed to media

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Walnut Ridge Planning Commission meets Thursday

Jan 30, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Thursday, February 2nd, the Walnut Ridge Planning Commission will have their regularly scheduled meeting at the Fire Department on Hwy 67B north in Walnut Ridge, Mayor Charles Snapp notified media of on Monday. James Walden, with Garner USA, will attend the meeting and provide some basic insight and a brief overview

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11-year-old cited for bring BB gun to school

Jan 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A small child allegedly brought a BB Gun to school Friday in Jonesboro. Before 10 a.m. Friday morning, Officer Sheridan Watts was serving as school resource officer at Nettleton High School when he was contacted by middle school principal Greg Rainwater about a possible student with a BB gun. The officer arrived

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