Tag: Craighead County

First Hytrol Scholarship Awarded to Brandon Cole

JONESBORO – An aspiring engineering major at Arkansas State University is the inaugural recipient of the Hytrol Scholarship for Engineering.

Brandon Cole is entering his junior year as a mechanical engineering major and the first Hytrol Scholar.

Born in Jonesboro, Cole grew up in Missouri then returned here to finish high school and begin his university experience at A-State. Continue reading “First Hytrol Scholarship Awarded to Brandon Cole”

Civil judgment issued against Westside shooters for $150 million

JONESBORO, Ark. – $150 million in civil damages were just awarded to the families of the victims of the Westside School shooting almost 20 years after the tragedy.

On Monday before a Craighead County Circuit Court, Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, the Westside school shooters, each had judgments levied against them by Judge John Fogleman. The judgments were awarded to the families of the five deceased victims, a source in the courtroom informed NEA Report. 

Against Johnson, a summary judgment was issued for $10 million in compensatory damages and another $10 million in punitive damages for each of the five people he killed, totaling $100 million. Continue reading “Civil judgment issued against Westside shooters for $150 million”

Police need help identifying Annie Camp TV thieves

JONESBORO, Ark. – Newly released security camera footage shows a group of suspects stealing a load of televisions from Annie Camp Junior High School.

NEA Report told you about this on July 18, when the report was filed. Sometime in June, eleven 55-inch Vizio televisions were taken from the school resource office they were being kept in. The televisions were being kept there to be installed in the classrooms.

It wasn’t thought the security cameras had captured footage of the break-in, the original incident report said. Fortunately, the act was captured on camera and JPD has released stills and footage of the crime. Continue reading “Police need help identifying Annie Camp TV thieves”