Several victims were being treated at area hospitals as of the last update.
Non-essential City of Jonesboro services, including sanitation routes, will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
For the first time in the state’s 184-year history, a medical student has earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in Arkansas.
The College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University recognized its outstanding students for the 2019-20 academic year. These awards are normally presented as part of Convocation of Scholars, but it was cancelled this year because of the pandemic.
Police reports released Wednesday, May 20 by the Jonesboro Police Department
Arkansas passed 5,000 cumulative cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, May 20.
The panel will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Jonesboro city council chambers, located at 300 S. Church Street.
Two new appointments in the College of Engineering and Computer Science will further advance the college’s emphasis on student success and program quality, announced Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharyya, dean of the college.
Tuesday’s arrests are based on the totality of the investigation, the press release from police said.
Robert Wayne Lawson, 64, of Forrest City was shot Monday, May 18th by an Arkansas State Trooper following an armed stand-off that had initially begun late yesterday morning involving St. Francis County sheriff’s deputies, a press release said.