Report: 13-year-old hits mom in head with basketball

Feb 28, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A dispute between a mother and her son ended with the son arrested for assault, an incident report detailed. It was reported just after 8 p.m. Monday night on Gilbert Street in Jonesboro. Jonesboro police arrived and spoke with the mother who said the boy, 13, was mad because he believed his

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Boozman’s support of EPA roll back at odds with information

Feb 28, 2017

WASHINGTON – While U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined President Donald Trump in the White House for the signing of an executive order to roll back the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, his reasoning behind why the decision was positive seems to be at odds with the EPA’s information. “This

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ATV reported stolen from man's truck

Feb 28, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – After arriving home late, a man decided to unload his all-terrain vehicle after a short wait. That is when the ATV was stolen. Jonesboro Police Department was dispatched to the 1100-block of Oriole Drive on Monday, Feb. 27, to investigate the theft of an ATV. Officer Stephen Eaton made contact with the

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“The Foreigner” Opens at Downtown Playhouse

Feb 28, 2017

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – “The Foreigner” has opened at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas. The two-act comedy, written by Larry Shue, runs through April 1.  It is the first production of the 2017 season for the theater. Set at a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, the comedy centers around Charlie, a shy young man who is

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Suspected drug dealer busted in Izard County

Feb 27, 2017

CALICO ROCK, Ark. – Authorities in Izard County are staying busy in February with more drug arrests reported to the media on Monday, Feb. 27. On February 19, Deputy Dennis Tiernan with the Izard County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop at the Conoco station in Calico Rock. Frankie Lee Cox, 22 was arrested for

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Consolidation committee to present findings to public

Feb 27, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – It’s a chance for the public to become involved in the idea of consolidating Hoxie and Walnut Ridge. At 6 p.m. this Thursday, March 2, at the MAC Center in Walnut Ridge the Economic Impact Committee will provide their findings using a PowerPoint presentation, according to Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp.

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No injuries reported in McDonald's shooting

Feb 27, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Visitors to the Red Wolf Boulevard McDonald’s were alarmed to learn two windows were shattered by bullets early Monday, Feb. 27. No injuries were reported in the incident that occurred shortly after 4:30 am. Monday at the McDonald’s restaurant at 2124 Red Wolf Blvd.

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March 6-14: Scholastic Book Fair at WBC

Feb 27, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Felix Goodson Library at Williams Baptist College is set to host a Scholastic Book Fair March 6-14.  The event offers specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, award-winning titles, new releases, adult bestsellers and other great reads from dozens of publishers. The Book Fair will be open daily

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March 3: NEARA reception for anniversary

Feb 27, 2017

POWHATAN, Ark. – The community is hoping for a good showing by concerned local citizens at a reception this Friday for the NEARA at Powhatan. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the event will be hosted. Guests from Little Rock and any legislators who attend will be invited to speak at 11:30 after which finger foods

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April 1: Park & Sale plus pancakes for KLEK

Feb 27, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – It’s a chance to do some spring cleaning and some delicious eating and it benefits a great cause. The third Community Park & Sale Plus Pancake Breakfast will be from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 1, at Whistle Stop Bistro & Catering, 5435 East Nettleton Avenue in Jonesboro. For $7, a

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