Jorge Quiquivix, Region 8 News

Jorge Quiquivix

Region 8 News

Jonesboro, AR, United States

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Recent articles by Jorge:

Walnut Ridge Nursing Home residents are COVID-19 free

The Arkansas Health Care Association said over 50 residents have recovered from COVID-19 at Walnut Ridge Nursing Home and Rehab. → Read More

2 unrelated cases of COVID-19 shuts down 2 Shadrachs locations

The employee isolated themselves awaiting test results which came back positive Friday morning. → Read More

Jonesboro mayor announces he’s seeking another 4-year term

Following Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Mayor Harold Perrin announced his intent to seek reelection. → Read More

Virginia family out for ride finds nearly $1 million in road

Authorities have determined where the money was headed but are still trying to figure out how it ended up in the middle of a road. → Read More

The first McDonald’s restaurant opened 80 years ago and was nothing like the fast food giant of today

Did you know? McDonald’s did not start out as a burger chain. → Read More

2nd Riceland worker tests positive for COVID-19

Riceland Foods confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in its Jonesboro facility, as the company released Monday details on how its protecting members, oil, and rice supplies. → Read More

Tree falls on home as strong storms move through Jonesboro

Jonesboro crews spent late Tuesday night responding calls related to wind damage. → Read More

Sheriff: Detention officer fired, arrested after altercation with inmate

After an internal investigation, the sheriff felt the need to charge Shawn Hunt with battery. → Read More

City council extends nightly curfew

The nightly curfew highlighted the city council meeting Tuesday night as members determined whether they should extend it for another 2 weeks. → Read More

Lowe’s employee tests positive for COVID-19, some workers on paid leave

They also placed associates who had worked closely with the individual on paid leave, just in an abundance of caution. → Read More

Governor praises free meals from Operation Full Belly

The Arkansas governor praised a movement that's been helping people across Jonesboro. → Read More

Randolph Co. Nursing Home confirms resident tests positive for COVID-19

In a Facebook post on Monday evening, the nursing home said the resident was and is still non-symptomatic. → Read More

A-State student wins $5,000 on Wheel of Fortune

An Arkansas State University student and recipient of a TV scholarship got to compete on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday night. → Read More

Los Angeles has the lowest pollution in the world

The most likely explanation is with so many people sheltering in place, fewer cars are on the road. → Read More

Sheriff: Clay County has positive case of COVID-19

Sheriff Terry Miller said they are also asking people to continue practicing social distancing. → Read More

Police respond to 2nd robbery call at same gas station in a day

Jonesboro police said officers got a call on Monday around 8:45 p.m. about an attempted robbery at Kum & Go on North Church Street. → Read More

Community honors former Tuckerman teacher who passed away

On Monday, dozens of cars filled with Jackson County School District staff members drove by Cathy's home to honor her. → Read More

2-vehicle crash in Lawrence County shuts down traffic

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office confirmed they are at the scene of a crash Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Hijinx Game Night Reinvented closed at 5 p.m.

The Jonesboro business said they are abiding by government rules to close all social gathering locations. → Read More

City leaders reject vicious dogs ordinance

Region 8 News has been tracking this ordinance since it was first introduced back in December. → Read More