Destiny Quinn, Region 8 News

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Students honor Calculus teacher after online AP exams

“AP Calculus Class of 2020, my rockstars and idols, tomorrow will be a day to show the accumulation of your calculus knowledge,” wrote Batesville High School’s AP Calculus AB teacher Mark Sparks in a video he shared with his students. → Read More

Special education students adapt to at-home learning

Students in the special education program at Valley View are adapting to these huge changes through not only technology, but through the thoughtful gestures of some of their teachers. → Read More

Jonesboro Municipal Airport hit hard during EF3 tornado

The Jonesboro Municipal Airport took on some of the most severe devastation during the March 29, 2020 tornado. → Read More

Living with grief: Roadside memorials

You pass by roadside memorials everyday. ​People go through great lengths to honor loved ones who’ve passed away. ​ → Read More

Nettleton hosts Valentine’s Day silent brunch

Students in American sign language classes at Nettleton hosted a Valentine’s Day silent brunch Friday, February 14 for deaf community members. → Read More

Learning to “Engage”

Dr. Tracy Morrison developed the program “Engage” after seeing a need to help people who struggle with issues like autism, a head injury, a learning disability or their mood. → Read More

Marybeth Byrd advances to top 11 of The Voice

Armorel’s Maybeth Byrd sang Vince Gill’s “Go Rest High on That Mountain,” in tribute to her late grandfather who passed away before her journey on NBC’s The Voice. → Read More

Region 8 honors area veterans

Veterans were honored all throughout Region 8 Monday November 11. → Read More

Next step telemedicine proves life-saving

“It’s a wonderful thing for us people, we people in a small town to have the ability to speak to these specialists in Jonesboro, wherever they may be,” said Holcomb. “It gives us the opportunity to have excellent healthcare in our own hometown.” → Read More

Jonesboro Police Department participates in Coffee with a Cop Day

The Jonesboro Police Department got to share a cup of Joe with members of the community Wednesday October 2. → Read More

Backyard shed rents for $1050 per month

Is the great location worth the price tag? → Read More

Walmart offering free grocery delivery now until Oct. 31

Walmart is waiving its grocery delivery service fee now through Halloween. → Read More


A year later, Noah Reeves is still #NoahStrong. → Read More

Police: A man pulled a knife on ambulance paramedics in W.Va., chased one on interstate

Deputies say Richard Thorton indicated he was on meth and possibly bath salts near the old Herbert Hoover High School around 7 p.m. → Read More

Oversight Integrity Council hears ideas for quality of life projects

The Oversight Integrity Council met Thursday August 29 to hear from individuals and groups with ideas for quality of life projects in Jonesboro. → Read More

West Plains police updating after hours contacts for local businesses

In West Plains, the police want businesses to help them out in case of an after-hours emergency. It’s a connection that will prove beneficial for both. → Read More

Paragould Burger King hires loyal 87-year-old customer

Ida Hyde has been eating at Burger King in Paragould for 17 years now, but, that all changed recently. → Read More

Record year for Stuff the Bus

People from all over Region 8 banded together Saturday August 3 to provide needed school supplies to local schools. → Read More

Brookland United Methodist Church hosts clothing giveaway

The event served over 200 people and gave away over 500 bags, filled with clothing. → Read More

Fla. law enforcement officers discover they’re half brothers after DNA test

The two men found out they’re more than just brothers in blue. → Read More