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11 hospitalized after church bus, vehicle crash in Arkansas

CORNING, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a church bus collided Saturday with another vehicle on a northeastern Arkansas highway, sending at least 11 people to the hospital. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said he believes there were 11 people aboard the Tennessee church bus, and that they were all taken to hospitals.
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Manila News Watch

Manila gas at $2.89 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(MANILA, AR) According to Manila gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.00 per gallon on gas. Gary's Food Mart at 330 Baltimore Ave was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.89 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Gary's Food Mart at 330 Baltimore Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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Jonesboro, ARKait 8

JFD responds to large building fire

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A large building fire Friday afternoon sent flames and black plumes of smoke high over downtown Jonesboro. Chief Kevin Miller with the Jonesboro Fire Department said the first call came in around 1:17 p.m. Friday. When engines arrived, they found an old storage building located near...
Jonesboro, ARPosted by
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This is the cheapest gas in Jonesboro right now

(JONESBORO, AR) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Jonesboro area offering savings of $0.30 per gallon. Walmart Neighborhood Market at 3317 Harrisburg Rd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.59 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at QT at 613 W Nettleton Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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Paragould, ARParagould Daily Press

Task force shuts down drug lab, seizes guns and drugs

Law enforcement agencies at every level of government teamed up to shut down a long-running drug lab and dispensary. According to information from the Paragould Police Department and Second Judicial District Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Katherine Calaway, agents from the federal Department of Homeland Security and the Arkansas State Police joined police officers from Paragould, Jonesboro, Marmaduke, Pocahontas and Rector; and deputies from the sheriff’s departments of Greene, Clay and Craighead Counties on what was originally supposed to be a controlled delivery of a package of illegal drugs from Mexico on June 16.
Jonesboro, ARArkansas Online

Traffic to switch at U.S. 63 roundabout

Traffic will switch to a new roundabout configuration on a rural roundabout outside Jonesboro starting Monday, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Work on transforming the traditional four-way intersection at Harrisburg Road, also called U.S. 63, and East Lawson Road, also called Arkansas 158, began in March. The intersection...
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Man arrested in sexual assault case

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Craighead County man faces a July 30 court date after his arrest on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, according to Jonesboro police. Johnny Fletcher, 55, Jonesboro was arrested June 16 after the investigation by Jonesboro and the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children...
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Jonesboro, ARPosted by
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Jonesboro events coming up

1. Women’s Bible Study; 2. Jonesboro, AR - Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Tammy - July 27, 2021; 3. HealthTalk - Heart Health; 4. Virtual Speed Dating for Professional Singles!; 5. Click here for New Concealed Carry Basic, new Enhanced, and renewals in NEA;
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Osceola (AR) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Osceola

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Osceola: Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, June 21: Showers And Thunderstorms; Tuesday, June 22: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then sunny
Greene County, ARParagould Daily Press

Interactive earthquake kiosk on its way to Greene County

The first-ever earthquake information Kiosk in the Midwest was developed by a team of experts directed by Dr. Harvey Henson from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, and Scott Hodgson from the University of Oklahoma. The Kiosk is a highly visual and a unique educational tool that will greatly enhance efforts...
Greene County, ARJonesboro Sun

Cropdusting can be hazardous work

JONESBORO — The Tuesday fatal crash of a cropduster in Greene County highlights the risks of agricultural aviation. Northeast Arkansas, with its large number of rice fields, is the home to many agricultural aviation companies. And while it’s a lucrative business, it does have its risks. Hunter Drope, 28, died...
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Region 8 News at 5 6/18/21

At least one person shot as Jonesboro police investigate shooting at Links. Jonesboro police are investigating a shooting in the Links area of town, according to the Jonesboro Police Department Desk Sergeant. 11 hurt, two critical in church van/vehicle crash along Highway 67, Sheriff says. Updated: 49 minutes ago. |
Marmaduke, ARneareport.com

Agencies make large bust after mailed drugs intercepted

A press release from the drug task force detailed a large interagency drug bust this week in NEA. On June 16, 2021, Agents with Homeland Security and the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force, partnered with officers from Jonesboro Police Department, Arkansas State Police, Craighead County Sheriff’s Department, Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Clay County Sheriff’s Department, Rector Police Department, Marmaduke Police Department, Pocahontas Police Department, and the Paragould Police Department in what started as a controlled delivery of a package of drugs from Mexico, and led into the shutdown of a 4 year long mushroom and DMT home lab and dispensary.
Paragould, ARKait 8

Three arrested after drug bust

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A multi-agency drug investigation into drug trafficking uncovered a hallucinogenic drug with a street value of $100,000 and led to the arrests of three people, according to Paragould police. The arrests by federal and state authorities, as well as nine local agencies, happened after a controlled...
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