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JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s Dean B. Ellis Library will host a book talk and signing by the author of “The Journey of the All American Red Heads,” as well as the 86th reunion of the famous basketball team. Tammy Harrison will discuss her new book,...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The city of Jonesboro is hoping to make the traffic flow downtown a bit smoother. There will be two speed tables installed: One on Union Street next to the county courthouse, and another on Matthews Avenue in front of St. Bernards. It’s an addition that’s bringing...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. Comfortable mornings are the highlight of the next few days. Humidity hasn’t completely gone away but it has dropped. Lows fall to the low to mid-60s each night until the weekend. Afternoons will...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – A man arrested for murder while trying to run from Jonesboro police was returned to the city from Chicago. On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 27-year-old Keyonte Wilbourn was booked into the Craighead County Detention Center on a $1 million bond. According to a news release on...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Bobby Long is no longer representing Ward 6 on the Jonesboro City Council. According to the mayor’s office Long did not resign -- but notified the mayor he was leaving town at the end of July. The city said the mayor agreed to pay Long...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - As college approaches for many at Arkansas State University, the warning to be aware is more important than ever. In the past, students have received emails about job offers and internship availabilities with the intent of stealing information. This year, scammers are looking at a looming...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A missing 77-year-old Marked Tree man has been found safe. According to Lt. Brad Felkins with the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office, Ralph E. Tacker was found the evening of Thursday, Aug. 18 in Earle. Arkansas State Police issued a Silver Alert earlier in the morning...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Matthew Wurnig, also known as the “TikTok Bachelor”, hosts 50 Dates in 50 States. His YouTube channel has over 10,000 subscribers, while his TikTok has over 450,000 followers, with some of his videos having over 10 million views. Wurnig’s views have even surpassed those...
First Security Bomberfest returns to Mountain Home High School on Friday, and normally, it would include the Bomber football team scrimmaging each other. This year’s event will be different as Mountain Home hosts Jonesboro for a benefit game. Steve Ary is getting ready to start his third season as...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Finding affordable rent can be hard with recent inflation rates. Police say some are taking advantage of this. The Jonesboro Police Department warns a new scam is making the rounds on Facebook Marketplace. A “landlord” will take photos from popular realtor websites and post them to...
The statewide average of a gallon of gas continues to fall, with drivers in the Natural State now paying the lowest cost in the country.
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Tuesday night house fire is being investigated as a possible arson. According to the initial incident report, Officer Sam White said he was northbound on North Main around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, when a 37-year-old woman flagged him down. The woman told White her...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Public transportation in Jonesboro is going to have a new style, as the city will be introducing five hybrid trolleys into their JET transportation fleet. The low-emission trolleys were made possible by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Mayor Harold Copenhaver said this...
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Northeast Arkansas organization hopes to assist the homeless with food, showers, and mental health counseling. The Hope House is wanting to partner with organizations like the Salvation Army to join the team effort to fight homelessness in Jonesboro. “So this is a day shelter for...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - An anti-theft device helped Mississippi County deputies catch two thieves in an unintended way. According to a news release, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, Sgt. Glen Teeter got word from the Gosnell Police Department about an orange Chevrolet Avalanche truck pulling a 20-foot trailer, with an anti-theft device attached to the tongue of the trailer.
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CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - On Tuesday, Aug. 16, two Craighead County farmers reported thieves stole thousands of dollars’ worth of electrical wiring and diesel. Don Miller reported someone stole 400 feet of three-phase electric cables and 15 fuses from his farm’s grain bins on Craighead County Road 855 in Caraway.
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) – With Thursday being the perfect day to get out and enjoy the outdoors, naturally, it was the perfect day for golf. However, an event at the Paragould Country Club on Aug. 18 wasn’t just an ordinary time for golf. It was the 5th Annual Arkansas State Police Foundation Golf Tournament.
MANILA, Ark. (KAIT) - A change in officers is in the works in Manila. The Mississippi County Fire, Police, and Safety Committee voted to approve a resource officer for Manila Public Schools at a Thursday afternoon meeting. According to the district’s superintendent, Jason Evers, the district is changing from using...
The Arkansas State soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to in-state foe Arkansas-Pine Bluff Thursday at the A-State Soccer Park. The Red Wolves (0-1) totaled 27 shots and limited the Lady Lions (1-0) to just three attempts. Of those 27 shots, A-State registered nine on target. Tiana Johnson netted UAPB’s goal in the 62nd minute with a header assisted by lyanah Hicks.
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – One business may not get the private club permit they were hoping for. The Jonesboro City Council met on Tuesday, Aug. 16, with one of the main items being a private club permit request for Valentine Nails on East Highland. The ordinance was on its...