Small town, BIG event! Bay hosting Harvest Festival

Aug 31, 2017

BAY, Ark. — The City of Bay is gearing up for the 2017 Harvest Festival, with festivities beginning Saturday, September 9. With a newly formed festival committee, a new date, and loads of new vendors, the goal is to ignite record attendance with a jam-packed, non-stop action event for the whole family to enjoy!

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Save the Date: ­­­­15th Annual Duck Classic

Aug 31, 2017

Jonesboro, Ark. — NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation will be hosting the 15th annual Duck Classic on Dec. 7 and 8 at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center. Proceeds from Duck Classic support the six free programs that the Foundation offers to the community, including the new NEA Baptist Center for Good Grief, opening October.

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Steak ‘n Shake coming to Jonesboro

Aug 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – At a special announcement Thursday on the 4th floor of the 2400 Building in Jonesboro, the dining scene for the area was shaken up. A press event by Haag Brown Commercial confirmed one of the most talked about and highly requested restaurants across social media is making their way to Jonesboro. Steak

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Man arrested for child porn in Greene Co.

Aug 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A news release Thursday said a Greene County man was arrested after a joint investigation between the Jonesboro Police Department and Arkansas State Police. Officers say he was in possession of child pornography.

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Riverside Ambulance in Marion damaged by fire Wednesday

Aug 31, 2017

MARION, Ark. – A local ambulance base was damaged by a fire Wednesday night, the Marion Fire Department said on it’s Facebook page. MFD responded to the commercial structure fire Wednesday night on College Boulevard. The Riverside Ambulance base was the location on fire. Fire crews were able to get a “quick knockdown on the

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Zach Williams Surprises WBC Chapel Crowd

Aug 30, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Zach Williams made a surprise appearance at Williams Baptist College on Wednesday, thrilling the crowd at WBC’s weekly chapel service with several songs, as well as his testimony. WBC students, faculty and staff had been told only that a “special guest” would present the chapel program Wednesday, and

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Video shows Madison police chief fought with JPD

Aug 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – The Madison Chief of Police physically fought with Jonesboro officers on a call Monday and then stated falsehoods about the incident on the NEA Report Facebook page, following our report on Tuesday. The incident, captured on dash camera video released to NEA Report, shows family members not listening to police requests to

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CFO of Jonesboro to leave city for private sector

Aug 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Suzanne Allen, the City of Jonesboro’s Chief Financial Officer, has announced her resignation effective Sept. 22 to enter employment in the private sector. Allen, who has been with the city two years, oversees an eight-member finance department that has received clean legislative audits the past two years while managing a $60 million budget.

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Wanted Wednesday – Greene County woman

Aug 30, 2017

PARAGOULD, Ark. – Each Wednesday, NEA Report joins up with Triple R Bail Bonds to present Wanted Wednesday. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

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Local churches and businesses team up for Harvey help

Aug 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – If NEA is known for anything, it is coming together to help during times of need. Local churches and organizations in the community have gathered together in hopes to fill a semi full of supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims, a release said.

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