Craighead County

Scammers pretending to be police accidentally call attorney

JONESBORO, Ark. – A local attorney was too wise for the efforts of scammers pretending to be a local sheriff’s office this week, a report said. On Wednesday, the report was filed with Craighead County Sheriff’s Office. In the incident report, a local attorney said he has been receiving calls [read more…]

Craighead County

Jonesboro K9’s get together for training

JONESBORO, Ark. – Some of the fiercest – and furriest – officers on the police force in Jonesboro got together for training this week. A Facebook post by BlueStreak K9 shows the entire Jonesboro Police Department K9 Unit along with K9 Supervisor, Sgt. Larry Rogers, from training activities this week. Advertisement [read more…]

Lawrence County

WBC Recognized by Operation Christmas Child

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Williams Baptist College has been recognized for its ongoing work with Operation Christmas Child. The Office of Campus Ministries at Williams was recently presented a plaque for five years of service as a drop-off point for Operation Christmas Child donations. Vicki Pepper, regional manager with OCC, presented [read more…]

Craighead County

Revenue enhancement meetings set

JONESBORO, Ark. – The public is being notified of two upcoming meetings in Jonesboro. The City of Jonesboro will host two public hearings and discussion regarding Revenue Enhancement proposals on the coming two Thursdays, April 6 and 13. Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back [read more…]

Craighead County

Students Advance in Governor’s Cup Competition

JONESBORO – Two teams from Arkansas State University have advanced in the “Clash for the Cash” Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup. The pair will compete in the undergraduate division business plan semifinals and agriculture division finals, Thursday-Friday, March 30-31, at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Little Rock. The teams are [read more…]

Craighead County

Vehicle break-in suspect arrested

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro police on Wednesday, March 29, made an arrest in connection with a number of recent vehicle breaking or entering cases. As this ongoing investigation progresses, officers anticipate making additional arrests, said Detective Chad Hogard. Additional details will be released as they are available. Advertisement Back to the [read more…]

Independence County

Missing teen from Independence County found safe

BATESVILLE, Ark. – The missing teen, Hailey Hice, has been found safe, according to authorities. She went missing last week from an Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch in Independence County. Wednesday afternoon, the Independence County Sheriff’s Office confirmed she was found safe in Oklahoma, in Franklin County. The sheriff’s office said [read more…]

Craighead County

Man accused of assaulting girlfriend

JONESBORO, Ark. – A Jonesboro man faces several charges, accused of forcing his way into his girlfriend’s apartment and assaulting her. The alleged incident happened at The Links Apartments in Jonesboro. Jonesboro police were dispatched at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, to 1421 South Caraway Road to take the report [read more…]

Craighead County

Facebook post shows murder suspect in jail

JONESBORO, Ark. – The 16-year-old facing a capital murder charge for shooting woman in Jonesboro this week has a photo circulating on Facebook of him behind bars from an earlier arrest. Austin Dalton Ivy, 16, of Jonesboro, went before Craighead County District Judge Tommy Fowler on Tuesday and probable cause [read more…]