Month: March 2017

April 1: Historic “Hammer Time” duck call auction

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – For years before he was the mayor, Charles “Hammer Time” Snapp amassed an extensive duck call collection which is invaluable to enthusiasts.

Saturday, April 1, the duck call collection will be sold. Charles and Jackie Snapp are hosting a huge liquidation auction. Continue reading “April 1: Historic “Hammer Time” duck call auction”

Homeless services program to be unveiled in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A new City of Jonesboro program, Helping Underserved Belong, or HUB, will be unveiled at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4.

Mayor Harold Perrin’s Taskforce to End Homelessness will present the HUB as a point of entry for the homeless and near homeless into a larger network of services offered throughout Jonesboro. Continue reading “Homeless services program to be unveiled in Jonesboro”

Suspect wanted for shoplifting ran on foot from associates

JONESBORO, Ark. – A woman is accused of shoplifting earlier this week in Jonesboro.

At 2:20 p.m. on Monday, March 20, Jonesboro Police Department was dispatched to the Walmart on Parker Road over a theft call, according to an incident report. There, an associate told police the suspect (pictured) had went across the store taking items she never intended to purchase. She began by selecting a baby monitor in the infants section, then two pairs of pants, two pairs of shirts, a hat and a tote in the clothing section. All the clothing items were removed from hangers.  Continue reading “Suspect wanted for shoplifting ran on foot from associates”

Credit alert stops financial identity fraud in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A woman reported receiving a LifeLock alert which may have saved her from becoming a victim of financial identity fraud.

downloadThe report was taken Thursday in Jonesboro, with a woman, 38, advising Jonesboro Police Department she had received the alert that morning. It said she had applied for a Capital One card, according to the report.

She told police she had never applied for this and immediately notified them of fraud.

The woman said she believes it could have been her ex-husband who has “vowed to destroy her.” She said he knew her social security number and maiden name.

The woman was given a case number by JPD.


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Imperial Theatre offering discount to “Annie the Musical” in April

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – The Imperial Dinner Theatre in Pocahontas is on a mission to get families out of the house, away from their smartphones, and around a table for a memorable night.

Featuring only quality entertainment suitable for the entire family, the Imperial is a non-profit group which brings culture and enriches the community in Pocahontas. Located across from Black River Technical College on Highway 304 East just as you come into town, the Imperial will be featuring “Annie the Musical” in April. Continue reading “Imperial Theatre offering discount to “Annie the Musical” in April”