Month: July 2017

A-State Expands Research, Education Role With Endangered Red Wolves Conservation

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University plans to leverage its educational, research and communication resources this fall to increase its national role in the preservation of the endangered American red wolf species.

A-State projects with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Endangered Wolf Center in St. Louis were presented last week at the Red Wolf Species Survival Plan Education Summit and Conservation Centers for Species Survival meeting at the White Oak Conservation Center in Yulee, Fla. Continue reading “A-State Expands Research, Education Role With Endangered Red Wolves Conservation”

Seven arrested on meth charges stemming from traffic stop

JONESBORO, Ark. – It is hard to picture running a red light resulting in a house full of felony drug arrests but that’s exactly what happened Friday in Jonesboro.

It began at 3:54 p.m. on Friday, when JPD Street Crimes Unit Investigator Chris Jefferson noticed a gold 2010 Ford Escape run a red light at Johnson Avenue and Main Street, the incident report said. The driver, Tyler Keith Howard, 29, of Jonesboro, was stopped by Jefferson, whom he told he had no valid license. The front seat passenger, Yolanda Carole McFarland, 48, of Jonesboro, was found to have a warrant for her arrest for contempt of court. Meanwhile, Howard was on felony probation and had two confirmed failure to appear warrants through JPD. Continue reading “Seven arrested on meth charges stemming from traffic stop”