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Great Seats Remain on Sale for ‘Cash Cotton Field’ Concert

JONESBORO – Great seats remain on sale for the Cash cotton field concert scheduled for Saturday,  Oct. 21 in Dyess as part of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival.  The concert, which will be held in the former cotton field adjacent to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, along with Joanne and Tommy Cash, and Buddy Jewell.

Reserved seating at the $100 level is sold out, but $50 reserved chair seating and $25 general admission tickets remain on sale.  General admission ticket holders are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Continue reading “Great Seats Remain on Sale for ‘Cash Cotton Field’ Concert”

Services announced as loved ones remember shooting victim

JONESBORO, Ark. – At only 19-years-old, Monterio A. Barnes had his whole life ahead of him on Sunday, May 14, when he was shot and killed at a party in Jonesboro.

The Blytheville Courier posted Barnes obituary Tuesday, May 23. The young man was a 2016 graduate of Jonesboro High School. His parents, Alfred and Tylisha Patton Barnes, described him as fun-loving.

His services are planned for noon on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at First Missionary Baptist Church, 600 East McHaney Street in Blytheville. Visitation is the same morning from 10 a.m. until noon at the church, the Courier said.  Continue reading “Services announced as loved ones remember shooting victim”

Downtown murder suspect was out on bond for kidnapping charge

OSCEOLA, Ark. – The man seen on a Snapchat video firing five shots Sunday at a crowded party venue in Jonesboro, now accused of first degree murder, was already awaiting trial in connection with a kidnapping and robbery in Osceola.

Kalius “KK” Lane, 20, was out on bond for aggravated robbery and felony terroristic threatening from Osceola when Sunday’s incident occurred, according to Osceola Police Chief Ollie Collins, who spoke with NEA Report on Wednesday.

Lane is one of two in custody for the shooting incident at The Basement in Downtown Jonesboro on May 15, along with Chauncey Jovon Thomas, 19, of Jonesboro. Continue reading “Downtown murder suspect was out on bond for kidnapping charge”