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HUB, CRDC partner to fight homelessness

Two local agencies are joining together to help fight homelessness in Craighead County. → Read More

Harrisburg sees progress one month after tornado

Friday marked one month since an EF-2 tornado hit the city of Harrisburg, damaging several homes in it’s path. → Read More

Craighead County voluntarily furloughs 120 employees

Over 100 Craighead County employees will be voluntarily furloughed starting next week. → Read More

Community members speak about wearing masks in public

As more restrictions are lifted, we’re seeing who believes the CDC recommendation on wearing a mask should be followed, and who doesn’t. → Read More

Mixed-use condominium approved by Jonesboro City Council

Earlier this month, the Jonesboro City Council approved plans for a new development district for a mixed-use condominium. → Read More

FBI, other agencies crack down on COVID-19 scams

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there are a lot of potential scam dangers out there, something the FBI and other agencies are working to fight. → Read More

Homeschool mom offers tips for learning at home

With public school out until April 17 due to the coronavirus outbreak, parents and students are adjusting to a new homeschool routine. → Read More

A church in Italy is being used as a makeshift cemetery for up to 80 coffins

Rows of coffins can be seen next to pews in an Italian church, and it is just another sign of the toll the coronavirus pandemic has had on the European country. → Read More

Brickhouse Grill opens Bodega for downtown during COVID-19 outbreak

One downtown business has created a way for Jonesboro residents to have easy access to some household necessities without having to visit large stores. → Read More

Trump names Rep. Mark Meadows his new chief of staff

He replaces Mick Mulvaney, who has been acting in the role for more than a year. → Read More

Local farmers take advantage of growing solar industry

The solar industry has gained a lot of interest in Arkansas in recent years, especially with farmers. → Read More

Lawrence County employees work together to keep offices open during flu season

The flu has hit the Lawrence County courthouse offices hard, but they’re working together to keep their services available to the public. → Read More

Total Life Healthcare program holds annual Sweetheart Dance

Members with St. Bernards Total Life Healthcare program spent Friday afternoon singing, dancing, and enjoying some bingo. → Read More

‘Lucy the elephant,’ 138-year-old roadside attraction, listed on Airbnb

The historic six-story structure is listed at $138 a night and boasts a “Victorian era” design that will transport guests back to 1902, the year Lucy hosted her first stay. → Read More

City approves funds for emergency rescue equipment

The Cave City Fire Department will be getting some new lifesaving equipment thanks to the Independence County fire tax. → Read More

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: California officer saves man from burning house

In the video, the officer snatches the man's feet and pull him from the burning home, risking his own life to save him. → Read More

Anonymous donor gives car to Jonesboro family

An act of kindness has left a big impact on one Region 8 family and their church. → Read More

Bowling tournament raises money for St. Jude

The Fast Glass Corvette Club of Jonesboro held its 10th annual nine-pin bowling tournament Sunday → Read More

Fire Department in need of new turnout gear

The Cherokee Village Fire Department is in need of new turnout gear. → Read More

Cherokee Village Police Department getting two new vehicles

The Cherokee Village Police Department will be getting two new department vehicles, thanks to a bid from Freedom Ford in Melbourne. → Read More