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Trumann woman killed in crash
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police said a Trumann woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Craighead County. The agency said the crash happened at 8:38 a.m., Monday, Feb. 19 at the intersection of Highway 463 South and Parker Road in Jonesboro. According to the fatal crash report,...
Man accused of shooting victim in head, stomach
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police arrested a man after they said he shot another person in the head and stomach and ran away. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:51 a.m., officers received a call about a person being shot in the face in the 300 block of Melrose Street.
City council approves utility pole replacement, discusses multiple private club permits
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The city of Jonesboro held a city council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20 to discuss several resolutions and ordinances. The following were among several measures discussed during the meeting:. A resolution was passed authorizing the city of Jonesboro to agree with the City, Water, and Light...
Police searching for suspected credit card thief
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police need your help finding a man they believe to be behind a suspected credit card theft. According to a social media post, a man dressed in blue jeans, a white and blue striped pullover, with a black fanny pack was seen at the Sam’s Club in Jonesboro.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Cash as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Local Chiefs fan recounts terror at Kansas City parade shooting
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro Chiefs fan is detailing her experience at a Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade shooting Wednesday that left one person dead and 22 others injured. Kim Tribble was born in Kansas City but now calls Jonesboro her home. She’s a long-time Chiefs fan but...
Art Class Fundraiser, Cheer Tryouts, and Upcoming School Events: Key Announcements for Local Residents
On February 20, 2024, the Art III class announced a sale of hand-printed pillows. Priced at $5 each, all proceeds will go to the Brantley Family. The pillows are displayed near the teacher's lounge.
Early voting underway in Arkansas
Early voting is now underway in the Natural State for the primary and nonpartisan elections. Poll workers in Craighead County arrived at the Election Annex on Tuesday morning to a group of voters ready to let their voices be heard. “Always glad to see our voters here, and especially our...
Crews respond to apartment fire
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Crews have left the scene of an apartment fire in Jonesboro. According to Batallion Chief John Yates, the fire was reported at around 6:30 p.m. Monday on Bekah Street in Savannah Hills. The fire, caused by cooking, damaged two apartments, with four apartments damaged due to...
Jersey Mike’s coming to Jonesboro
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A beloved sandwich shop will soon make its way to Craighead County. Haag Brown Commerical announced Monday, Feb. 19, that Jersey Mike’s will open in the Wolf Creek Shopping Center. Haag Brown Commercial Executive Broker Zac Qualls said with the recent growth in the Hilltop...
Embark on a Culinary Journey: The 3 Italian Restaurants in Jonesboro You Need to Try
This article presents three Italian restaurants in Jonesboro. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Feb. 19 What you need to know
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your Monday on Good Morning Region 8. We are starting the morning off cold again, but we warm up nicely by the afternoon. A few clouds will creep in the afternoon as well. Other than that, we will see sunshine with...
Gov. Sanders allocates $4M+ for rural park upgrades in northeast Arkansas
Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has announced funding for parks in rural areas, including some in northeast Arkansas. The fun park grants are supplying towns with more than $4 million for outdoor recreation improvements. Towns in the region that will receive some of the funding include Delaplaine, Newport, Calico Rock, Egypt,...
Lawrence County Regional Water District To Hold Meeting
The Lawrence County Regional Water Board will hold a special meeting on February 29th at 6pm. The meeting will be held at the District Office located in Portia Arkansas. The Lawrence County Regional Water District Office is located at 205 Coffman Street, Portia Arkansas 72457. For more information you can...
Lounge at Huntington Square hosts night of design, art
A night downtown with art and design, an evening dedicated to promoting and supporting arts in the community. This special evening is the headline of three days' worth of artists coming into the community. “We have four visiting artists in town, they are all arriving tomorrow. One of them is...
Arkansas State University Sets New Enrollment Record
Arkansas State University recently announced that its 2024 spring enrollment at the Jonesboro campus saw a record-breaking increase of 11 percent compared to spring 2023, totaling 13,896 students. The 11th-day student headcount is the largest ever seen by the school in the spring semester, exceeding the previous record in 2014...
VOTE 2024: Two Walnut Ridge residents face off for District 30
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - Two Lawrence County residents are going head-to-head for Arkansas House District 30. District 30 includes portions of Craighead, Greene, and Lawrence County. Incumbent Fran Cavenaugh has served as State Representative for the district since 2017 but is opposed for a second time by Coty Powers.
Jonesboro Police Warn of New Scam
JONESBORO, Ark. – A new scam is going around NEA, the Jonesboro Police Department said on Friday. Scammers are calling residents and claiming that they are Sgt. Lane Holmes with JPD, and that the residents have a Failure to Appear warrant on a charge. The scammer continues by asking...
Crews respond to large brush fire
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - Multiple agencies responded to a large brush fire in Walnut Ridge. According to Walnut Ridge Police Chief Jordan Cooksey, the fire was located in a wooded area behind the Hays Supermarket on Southwest Front Street. Cooksey said the fire appeared to be contained to the...
Arkansas State track & field makes history with 5th straight SBC Indoors sweep
Arkansas State track and field made history on Tuesday inside the Birmingham Crossplex, sweeping the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship team titles for the fifth year in a row – becoming the only program in league history to accomplish such a feat. Both teams entered the day in second...