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Chronicle-Tribune
The Chronicle-Tribune - chronicle-tribune.comShe was released from Grant County Jail on a cash bond. Joshua Lee Mills, 40,
Chronicle-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
She was released from Grant County Jail on a cash bond. Joshua Lee Mills, 40, last known address 1106 S. Main St., Jonesboro, domestic battery. He was released from Grant County Jail on a $1,005 cash bond. Ashley Nicole Wall, 29, last... Read more
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Chronicle-Tribune
The Chronicle-Tribune - chronicle-tribune.comhungry. Kay will be missed dearly by her friend and companion, Jim Saylors, Co
Chronicle-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
hungry. Kay will be missed dearly by her friend and companion, Jim Saylors, Converse; daughters, Barbara (Robert) Tucker, Jonesboro, and Brenda Meyer, Marion; sons, Donny (Brittney) Bailey, Muncie, and Michael (Annette) Bailey, Andrews; very... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
ASU sees loss as way forwardwhy revisit the loss? Why not let it fade behind the fortnight and 400 miles of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
why revisit the loss? Why not let it fade behind the fortnight and 400 miles of highway from Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro? "Honestly, I don't want that loss to be gone completely," said Anderson, who said the team was emotionally beyond... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Greensborough Village project sees first building construction projectA 200-acre property project in the Hilltop area of Jonesboro is moving ahead, a
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 hours ago
A 200-acre property project in the Hilltop area of Jonesboro is moving ahead, a developer of the project said Friday. According to Gary Harpole, at least 15 acres have been sold to create "The Landing". It will be a 264 unit apartment complex and is... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
ARDOT looks at options for highway funding sourcesStraessle said. “We want to get people to think about the issue we’re having fu
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 hours ago
Straessle said. “We want to get people to think about the issue we’re having funding these roads.” People in downtown Jonesboro had mixed reactions, especially to the toll road option. Some people, like James Giltz, were in favor of the toll... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Habitat for Humanity gets family in new home before the holidaysMichael I was ready to put my Christmas tree up.” The rehab of the house was m
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 hours ago
Michael I was ready to put my Christmas tree up.” The rehab of the house was made possible by a grant from the city of Jonesboro and donations from other local organizations. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Woman stole taxi because driver was taking too longshe stole the taxi she was in because the driver was taking too long inside the
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 23 hours ago
she stole the taxi she was in because the driver was taking too long inside the store while getting gas. According to a Jonesboro Police incident report release on Friday, on Sunday, Dec. 3, 21-year-old Chandre Mcdaniel was picked up by the taxi... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man reported missing from Mid-South Health SystemsA man missing for nearly 2 months has Jonesboro mental health officials concern
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 23 hours ago
A man missing for nearly 2 months has Jonesboro mental health officials concerned for his safety. According to an incident report filed with the Jonesboro Police Department on Thursday, Jimmy Lee Stewart, 53, was last seen on October 20. He was a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man threatens woman with knife over perfume bottlesThe Jonesboro Police Department is searching for a man who reportedly robbed a
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 23 hours ago
The Jonesboro Police Department is searching for a man who reportedly robbed a woman at knife point and made off with perfume bottles. According to Jonesboro police, the incident happened Thursday afternoon at a store on the 4900-block of East... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Woman calls police after she says someone popped her Santa inflatableA Jonesboro woman called police after she said she heard a loud bang and then f
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
A Jonesboro woman called police after she said she heard a loud bang and then found her Santa inflatable popped. According to a Jonesboro Police incident report, police were called to the 3500 block of Oakmont Drive around 11:30 Thursday night. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Group sues ASU over speech zonesJONESBORO -- A lawsuit filed by a right-wing political group against Arkansas S
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
JONESBORO -- A lawsuit filed by a right-wing political group against Arkansas State University says the school severely limits free speech on its campus. Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom filed the federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DANA D. KELLEY: Carols annotatedairplay. Before you credit those stations as altruistic, consider this factoid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
airplay. Before you credit those stations as altruistic, consider this factoid: Ratings double when stations adopt the all-holiday music format. ------------v------------ Dana D. Kelley is a freelance writer from Jonesboro. Editorial on 12/15/2... Read more
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ajc.com
Driver charged with vehicular homicide in school crossing guard’s deathincluding breaking news, trial coverage, trends and the latest on unsolved case
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
including breaking news, trial coverage, trends and the latest on unsolved cases. Sign up for the AJC’s crime and safety newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox. In other news: The fire happened at the Ashwood Bridge Apartments in J... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drug bust in state leads to 23 arrestspart of a multiagency drug bust in northeast Arkansas, Prosecuting Attorney Sco
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
part of a multiagency drug bust in northeast Arkansas, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. The arrests were made in Jonesboro, Paragould, Trumann and Marked Tree at the culmination of a "lengthy investigation" into the distribution of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas fans helping keep Woods on pathlineman Isaiah Nichols of Springdale, defensive back Ladarrius Bishop of Ashdow
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
lineman Isaiah Nichols of Springdale, defensive back Ladarrius Bishop of Ashdown and offensive linemen Noah Gatlin of Jonesboro and Luke Jones of Pulaski Academy will visit. Fordyce defensive lineman Billy Ferrell, who received an offer from... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Jonesboro FD responds to house fireAccording to Jonesboro Police and Fire Dispatch, firefighters were called to a
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
According to Jonesboro Police and Fire Dispatch, firefighters were called to a fully involved house fire in the 4700-block of Mitchell Drive in Jonesboro Thursday. Several fire trucks were dispatched to the scene. According to fire officials,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Malls in state of change, real estate developer sayscities, they're changing into big residential projects with lots of entertainme
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
cities, they're changing into big residential projects with lots of entertainment, lots of grocery stuff. In markets like Jonesboro all across the country, it's very strange what's happening," Brown said. While Brown does not believe the mall... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
JFD battles house fire, dispatch saysAccording to Jonesboro Police and Fire Dispatch, firefighters are at the scene
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
According to Jonesboro Police and Fire Dispatch, firefighters are at the scene of a fully involved house fire in the 4700 block of Mitchell Drive in Jonesboro. Several fire trucks have been sent to the scene. Region 8 News will have more... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
; A woman told police another woman punched her in the eye.27, Valley Road — criminal trespass. ➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45 ▲ Kenneth
Statesboro Herald / Posted yesterday
27, Valley Road — criminal trespass. ➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45 ▲ Kenneth Jerome Gibson, 55, Carmack Street, Jonesboro — employer allowed person with suspended license to drive commercial vehicle. ▲ Samantha Renee Phillips, 26, Old... Read more
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The Morning Call
On Sandy Hook massacre anniversary, vigil honors children killed by gunsto those massacres dozens of smaller ones. Look through an archive of them and
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
to those massacres dozens of smaller ones. Look through an archive of them and see how many you remember. Paducah? Jonesboro? How about Red Lion, in York County? In 2003, a 14-year-old boy named James Sheets walked into the middle school... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Multi-agency drug bust leads to several arrestsDistrict Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said in a news release Thursday t
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said in a news release Thursday the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force, Jonesboro Police Department, Craighead County Sheriff’s Office, Paragould Police Department, Arkansas Community Corrections,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
23 arrested in multi-agency drug bust in Arkansas, prosecuting attorney saysof a multi-agency drug bust in northeast Arkansas, prosecuting attorney Scott E
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of a multi-agency drug bust in northeast Arkansas, prosecuting attorney Scott Ellington said. The arrests were made in Jonesboro, Paragould, Trumann and Marked Tree at the culmination of a “lengthy investigation” into the distribution of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Changing ranges of bird species tells a talethey were easy enough to find in Stonington. It’s now been a decade since I’ve
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
they were easy enough to find in Stonington. It’s now been a decade since I’ve seen one there. I have favorite spots in Jonesboro and Roque Bluffs where they used to be automatic. It’s now been five years since I’ve found one in either spot.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Conservative nonprofit sues Arkansas State over free speechJONESBORO — A right-wing political group has filed a federal lawsuit against Ar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
JONESBORO — A right-wing political group has filed a federal lawsuit against Arkansas State University alleging the school limits free speech on its campus. The Jonesboro Sun reports that attorneys filed the lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of student... Read more
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ajc.com
65 people displaced after apartment firesaid. Luckily, the family was already planning to move into a new apartment Fr
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
said. Luckily, the family was already planning to move into a new apartment Friday and had not started Christmas shopping yet. “So we’ll just start all over,” Somerville said. The fire happened at the Ashwood Bridge Apartments in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Old Sun Belt rivals pitted as bowl foesthose two coachless moments in the Camellia Bowl's news conference Monday after
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
those two coachless moments in the Camellia Bowl's news conference Monday afternoon, just after the team buses arrived from Jonesboro. "Our coach, Coach Anderson, believe it or not, we've got him for another year at least," said Mohajir, after... Read more
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WALB Albany
Dozens displaced following fire at Clayton County apartment complexWednesday. The fire destroyed a building and damaged 20 units at the Ashwood R
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday. The fire destroyed a building and damaged 20 units at the Ashwood Ridge apartments on Upper Riverdale Road in Jonesboro. Firefighters say the windy conditions fanned the flames, making it much harder for crews to stop the blaze from... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Dozens displaced following fire at Clayton County apartment complexthe building on Wednesday. The fire destroyed a building at the Ashwood Ridge
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
the building on Wednesday. The fire destroyed a building at the Ashwood Ridge apartments on Upper Riverdale Road in Jonesboro. Firefighters say the windy conditions fanned the flames, making it much harder for crews to stop the blaze from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CalendarSouthwestern Bell Room, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Markham Street and Universit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Southwestern Bell Room, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Markham Street and University Avenue. (501) 224-2439. LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission:... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Give the Gift of Habitat to a Fish with Your Christmas Tree This YearLanding Lake Barnett – Reed Access Lake Hamilton – Andrew Hulsey State Fish H
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Landing Lake Barnett – Reed Access Lake Hamilton – Andrew Hulsey State Fish Hatchery Access Area Northeast Arkansas Jonesboro – Craighead Forest Park Lake boat ramp Lake Bono – Boat Ramp Access Lake Poinsett – Dam Access Boat Ramp Lake... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Versona to close Christmas Eve, employees sayWednesday it is closing its store at the mall. Versona is closing Christmas Ev
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday it is closing its store at the mall. Versona is closing Christmas Eve. On Tuesday, the Dress Barn location in Jonesboro announced it was closing as well. The company sent out a flyer by mail, saying their last day is Dec. 16. However,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Student group files suit against A-State over free speechof Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
of Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-State limits free speech to just 1% of their Jonesboro campus. The defendants in the case are listed as the members of the board of trustees, the system president, the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A-State receiver Dijon Paschal back in sweet home AlabamaSouthern Mississippi and most recently North Carolina, would have a difficult
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
Southern Mississippi and most recently North Carolina, would have a difficult task in those early days at Jonesboro, rebuilding the trust and confidence of a group of players that would ultimately become a standout unit of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Student group files suit against A-State over free speechof Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
of Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-State limits free speech to just 1% of their Jonesboro campus. The defendants in the case are listed as the members of the board of trustees, the system president, the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Student group files suit against A-State over free speechof Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
of Turning Point USA at Arkansas State University and Ashlyn Hoggard, claims A-State limits free speech to just 1% of their Jonesboro campus. The defendants in the case are listed as the members of the board of trustees, the system president, the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Red Wolves in Alabama for Camellia Bowl Prepsat the Montgomery Area Visitor Center at Union Station. “I know our fans are e
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
at the Montgomery Area Visitor Center at Union Station. “I know our fans are excited about (this bowl game’s) proximity to Jonesboro,” said A-State Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir at the press conference. “I want to thank Raycom – they are a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
CCSO: Suspect caught on camera using stolen credit cardsA Jonesboro man faces theft charges after investigators say he was caught on ca
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
A Jonesboro man faces theft charges after investigators say he was caught on camera trying to use stolen debit and credit cards. Collin Blake Miller, 22, appeared before Craighead County District Judge Tommy Fowler on a bench warrant... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Housekeeper accused of cleaning out woman's jewelryA Jonesboro housekeeper faces a felony charge after police say she cleaned out
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
A Jonesboro housekeeper faces a felony charge after police say she cleaned out a woman’s jewelry collection. Craighead County District Judge Tommy Fowler found probable cause Wednesday to charge Carmen Lee Ann Tyler, 39, with theft of $25,000 or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hog pledge sees 'great energy' from new coachone, they all have great energy and are awesome people to be around,” Gatlin sa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
one, they all have great energy and are awesome people to be around,” Gatlin said. Gatlin (6-7, 300 pounds) of Jonesboro picked the Hogs over 17 scholarship offers from schools like Arizona State, Texas Tech, Virginia, Mississippi... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Attorneys don't mention dicamba in opening statements of Arkansas murder trialmurder in the October 2016 shooting death of Mike Wallace, a farmer in Leachvil
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
murder in the October 2016 shooting death of Mike Wallace, a farmer in Leachville. Jones lives in nearby Arbyrd, Mo. The Jonesboro Sun reported that police say the two men began arguing because Wallace believed the dicamba drifting onto his... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
TobyMac Tour Coming to Sacramento and RenoLubbock, TX United Super Market Arena 3/10/18 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 3 days ago
Lubbock, TX United Super Market Arena 3/10/18 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center 3/11/18 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center 3/15/18 Jonesboro, AR ASU Convocation Center 3/16/18 Baton Rouge, LA Raising Cane's River Center 3/17/18 Birmingham, AL BJCC... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
GA: Clayton Fights Loss of Hartsfield-Jackson Jet Fuel Sales Tax Revenueits $9 million in ESPLOST sales tax from jet fuel a year helps to pay for schoo
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
its $9 million in ESPLOST sales tax from jet fuel a year helps to pay for school capital improvement projects, such as for Jonesboro High School. "The current interpretation would hurt our school system, specifically our children," said Clayton... Read more
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WALB Albany
Crash closes all lanes on SB I-85 in Fulton Countyhave been sustained. The extent of those injuries is unknown at this time. Tra
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
have been sustained. The extent of those injuries is unknown at this time. Traffic is being rerouted off the highway onto Jonesboro Road and then over to Roosevelt Highway to get around the mess. Huge backups are being reported in the area. GDOT... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Crash closes all lanes on SB I-85 in Fulton Countyhave been sustained. The extent of those injuries is unknown at this time. Tra
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
have been sustained. The extent of those injuries is unknown at this time. Traffic is being rerouted off the highway onto Jonesboro Road and then over to Roosevelt Highway to get around the mess. Huge backups are being reported in the area. GDOT... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
MU football season in review: An epic tale in three partsConnecticut 52-12 a week later. Its victory in East Hartford was Missouri’s fir
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Connecticut 52-12 a week later. Its victory in East Hartford was Missouri’s first road win since beating Arkansas State in Jonesboro on Sept. 12, 2015. At 3-5, the Tigers’ finish to the season had a wide range of outcomes. On the positive end,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Sign hints at new restaurant coming to JonesboroA new sign on Creek Drive in Jonesboro hinted at a new restaurant coming. Acco
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
A new sign on Creek Drive in Jonesboro hinted at a new restaurant coming. According to the sign, the new land will be home to the Guacamole Mexican Grill and Cantina. Details on the project are limited since no work has been done on the new... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Road crews are busy in Northeast Arkansasto do. So, we’re taking advantage of those days as they present themselves.” Y
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
to do. So, we’re taking advantage of those days as they present themselves.” You can see people working on Highway 49 in Jonesboro. “We’ve been working on Highway 49 in Jonesboro,” Smithee said. “Not everyone has been pleased to see us on the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Dressbarn closing at The Mall at Turtle CreekCreek. A flier was sent via mail to residents in the area. The flier also sta
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
Creek. A flier was sent via mail to residents in the area. The flier also states that visitors of the Dress Barn in Jonesboro can visit their other locations in the area. One store is in Little Rock at the outlets of Little Rock and the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Elementary students bring holiday spirit to holiday potluckto go, maybe more than once a month. It’s wonderful. So, we can have something
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
to go, maybe more than once a month. It’s wonderful. So, we can have something every week instead of just once a month.” Jonesboro resident Mary Strait decided to visit the potluck. “I’m a guest here, myself,” Strait said. “I just came by to be... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Dashboard cameras show wild chase as teens speed away from police in stolen caris an extremely reckless situation, because, one, they're taking flight and the
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
is an extremely reckless situation, because, one, they're taking flight and they have weapons in their possession," Jonesboro Police Chief Franklin Allen told Channel 2's Tom Regan. Soon after the chase begins, the stolen car veers to avoid... Read more
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