Amanda Hanson, Region 8 News

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Region 8 News

Jonesboro, AR, United States

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Past articles by Amanda:

Tornado response addressed in first virtual city council meeting

The virtual setting was the first order of business walked-on to the council agenda. → Read More

Blytheville man turns pickling passion into business

A Blytheville man is taking his pickling hobby and turning it into a career. → Read More

Jonesboro police investigating stabbing

Jonesboro police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Sunday evening. → Read More

Blytheville man turns pickling passion into business

A Blytheville man is taking his pickling hobby and turning it into a career. → Read More

Fans react to A-State’s clear bag policy at games

Arkansas State University fans spent the early part of Saturday enjoying the game day experience. → Read More

Law enforcement agencies celebrate graduation

The Jonesboro Police Department graduated 12 new officers throughout Craighead County. → Read More

Jonesboro community comes together to celebrate Juneteenth

Dozens of people came together in Jonesboro for the 2nd annual Juneteenth celebration. → Read More

Snowplow driver finds woman trapped inside car, buried in snow

The woman said she had been trapped for four or five hours, but officials think it was probably longer than that. → Read More

Senator pushing amendment to protect marijuana industry

A U.S. Senator plans to make another go to amend the First Step Act to protect the Marijuana industry in states where it is legal. → Read More

Officer Gabo nominated for K9 Officer of the Year

A Jonesboro K9 Officer is nominated for K9 Officer of the Year. → Read More

Ordinance passed to fund construction of Crisis Stabilization Unit

The Craighead County Quorum Court held their monthly meeting Monday night. → Read More

Blytheville fire crews battle vacant warehouse fire

Blytheville Fire crews battled a warehouse fire this morning. → Read More

Manila teen accused of raping a child

An investigation landed a teen in handcuffs for allegedly raping a child. → Read More

Poinsett County voters to decide on sales tax in June

The Poinsett County Jail was the center of a quorum court meeting Monday night. → Read More

“Rogue winds” behind Little Rock Police helicopter crash

Helicopter crash caused by "rogue" wind. → Read More

Hidden epidemic lurking behind Hep A outbreak in NEA

This year, Arkansas has recorded the highest number of Hepatitis A cases. Nearly a third of those who tested positive for hep A, also tested positive for hep C. → Read More

New playground grant given to Randolph Co. town

New playground grant coming to Randolph Co. town. → Read More

Arkansas school district allows paper to post banned article

A student newspaper has been suspended following the publication of an article investigating the transfer of five football players. → Read More

Man arrested for illegally dumping nearly 100 tires

Law enforcement in Crittenden County have arrested a man who was caught illegally dumping nearly 100 tires into a ditch on Kingstore road. → Read More

A Better Region 8: Filling the Food Bank

From the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, The Jonesboro Radio Group and KAIT, we would like to say, thank you. → Read More