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Bath & Body Works returning to Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - More than two years after a tornado destroyed its Jonesboro store, Bath & Body Works is returning. The new store will be located in Caraway Plaza, between Petco and Rack Room Shoes. According to signs on the building’s front, the store is set to open in...
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Man accused of entering home, taking naked photos of sleeping victim

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Paragould man after they said he broke into a victim’s home and took videos of them while they slept. On Tuesday, June 28, a Greene County district court judge found probable cause to arrest 22-year-old Jason Duran on one count of residential burglary and video voyeurism.
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Anglers can catch unlimited numbers of Big Lake fish starting July 1

MANILA – Licensed anglers have the opportunity to fish without catch limits on Big Lake, situated within the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, beginning Friday, July 1, as federal plans to renovate the refuge begin in earnest this week. This emergency action by Big Lake NWR and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, which manages the lake’s fish for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is effective through Sept. 30.
MANILA, AR
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Lane on Red Wolf Boulevard back open following crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro crews have left the scene of a crash on Red Wolf Boulevard by the Arkansas State University Campus. The crash could be seen from our weather camera on top of Centennial Bank Stadium and showed the crash just south of Aggie Road. According to the...
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Paragould man accused of threatening witness

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Paragould man Wednesday after they said he threatened a witness multiple times. Forrest Persinger, 27, is being held on a $50,000 bond in the Greene County Detention Center after a judge found probable cause on June 29 to charge him with intimidating a witness and first-degree terroristic threatening.
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Former Red Wolves catcher Parker Rowland commits to Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A former Red Wolf will be a Razorback in 2023. Eastern Oklahoma State catcher Parker Rowland announced Wednesday that he’s committed to the Diamond Hogs. He hit .408 for the Mountaineers in the 2022 season with 12 home runs and 78 RBI. Rowland earned All-Region 2 and Region 2 Gold Glove accolades.
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All lanes on I-55 in Mississippi County back open

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) – All lanes on I-55 in Mississippi County are back open following an evening crash. IDrive Arkansas reported there was a crash at 8:39 p.m., Tuesday, June 30 along the interstate at Mile Marker 29.7, which was about three miles southwest of Joiner. As of...
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Second ‘Live from Cash Porch’ Music is July 16

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University Heritage Sites, KASU public radio, and the Mississippi County Hospital System will sponsor the second installment in the summer concert series, “Live from the Cash Porch,” at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Blind Mississippi Morris and Brad Webb will perform in the...
DYESS, AR
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Manila mayor dies at 76

MANILA, Ark. (KAIT) - Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner died Thursday afternoon. Details are limited at this time, but according to city officials, Wagner died after lunchtime at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was serving the final year as mayor in his third 4-year term. Wagner spent decades in...
MANILA, AR

Myers likes it all with Red Wolves

The Arkansas State coaching staff, and the building they work in, both made a favorable impression on Alabama offensive lineman Mason Myers. “I just feel like that is where I was wanted the most,’’ said Myers, who is from Moody, Ala. “I went up to Jonesboro and it felt like home and I was their No. 1 guy. And I talked to God and it all just made sense.
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Stretching thin: How far can $50 get you for a holiday cookout?

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Independence Day weekend is upon us, which means many people will be cooking out, but with prices rising, how much will that cost?. Inflation, supply chain issues, and the war in Ukraine are raising costs across the country. Times such as the current holiday weekend involve...
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