Both Izard and Clay counties were informed of their first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Monday.
An employee at Arkansas State University has tested positive for COVID-19, a campus security notice said Friday morning.
A suspect is in custody after a fatal shooting Thursday night.
An update on tornado recovery efforts happened Thursday in Jonesboro
Sharp County is shown to have it’s first case with 1-4 positives being added to the map in the most recent updates to the Arkansas Department of Health’s COVID-19 page.
A Jonesboro church is telling its members not to stay inside and plans to continue holding in-person services.
Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin announced an extension of the nighttime curfew that has been in place since Saturday’s EF-3 tornado struck a long path through the city.
The White House announced a grim expectation of at least 100,000 US deaths from COVID-19 this week.