Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Hospitals update visitor policies as COVID cases surge

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - With the number of new and active COVID-19 cases continuing to surge, several Northeast Arkansas hospitals are changing their visitors’ policies. Arkansas Methodist Medical Center: Continuing to follow the COVID-19 guidelines established earlier in the pandemic. Patients may have two caregivers/visitors at a time. Visitors must...
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Jonesboro, ARKait 8

First microbrewery in Jonesboro approaching opening day

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A new business is in the works and is near opening day. The owners spoke Friday about the process of creating the first microbrewery in Jonesboro. Jackson Spencer, Dustin Hundley, Ellen Hundley, and Heath Gammill are the co-owners of the business. They are from Jonesboro, which...
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Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Arkansas Health Dept. confirms 2 child deaths from COVID

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Arkansas Department of Health confirmed Thursday that two children have died from COVID-19. According to Danielle McNeill, public information officer for the ADH, one child died at the end of last year. She said it “took some time for ADH to confirm” the cause of...
Jonesboro, ARJonesboro Sun

Man stabbed, almost run over, is arrested

JONESBORO — A Jonesboro man was arrested for outstanding warrants at about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday after his girlfriend stabbed him in the head and tried to run over him with a vehicle, according to a Jonesboro police report. Jordan Stacy, 23, of the 1700 block of Links Circle, was arrested...
Light, ARKait 8

Light up your weekend: Watch for the full buck moon Friday night

(Gray News) – July’s full moon highlights the start of the weekend. Known as the buck moon, the lunar event peaks at 10:37 p.m. ET Friday, according to NASA. To see it best, look towards the southeast to watch it rise above the horizon. “As summer peaks, the velvety antlers...
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

St. Bernards COVID unit remains open amid spike in hospitalizations

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Hospitals in Arkansas are scrambling to make more room as they are seeing more COVID-19 patients. This is because after hospitalizations went down in the spring, they began to close down their specialization units. However, St. Bernards Assistant Vice President of Nursing Emily McGee says they...
Paragould, ARParagould Daily Press

City sets new base salaries, mayor makes staff changes

The city of Paragould wants to attract and hang onto good people, so it has enacted a pay raise for its city clerk and has set a new base pay for city employees. The Paragould City Council has set the annual salary for City Clerk Andrea Williams at $60,333.25, plus $6,033.33 in longevity pay (for a total of $66,366.58), effective Aug. 1. “One of the first things we started to look at, at the first of the year,” said Paragould Mayor Josh Agee to open the discussion, “was a salary survey.”
Cape Coral,

Thomas “Trey” Roger Baker III

Thomas “Trey” Roger Baker III, 50, of Cape Coral, FL passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Maynard, Arkansas. He was born March 26, 1971, in Fort Myers, Florida to Thomas Roger II and Ronda Kathryn Zidrich Baker. Trey is survived by his parents, Thomas and Ronda Baker of Warm...
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Schools preparing for another year with COVID-19

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - With the 2021-22 school year set to begin in just a few weeks, area districts are drawing up plans for another year with COVID. Hillcrest School District: Will offer a virtual learning option for all students, K-12. More information, including scheduled instruction time and registration process, will be announced during the first week of August.
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The Best Tacos In Arkansas Are Tucked Inside This Unassuming Grocery Store

Sometimes, the most ordinary looking places are hiding the most extraordinary surprises. That’s surely the case with Los Arcos Mexican Store, an unassuming grocery store that serves up some of the best tacos in Arkansas. Serving up a true taste of Mexico in Arkansas, Los Arcos Mexican Store is modest in appearance only! Ready to […] The post The Best Tacos In Arkansas Are Tucked Inside This Unassuming Grocery Store appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Corning Journal

Corning Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Corning: Friday, July 23: Patchy fog then haze during the day; while haze then mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, July 25: Sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Jonesboro restaurant requiring masks again

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - With the daily number of COVID-19 cases on the rise, some Jonesboro businesses have decided it’s time to put the masks back on. The Recovery Room, 223 S. Main, stated in a Wednesday social media post that it will now require its staff to wear masks.
Walnut Ridge, ARKait 8

City asks for residents help in storm cleanup effort

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - Walnut Ridge city officials are working to deal with the impact of a May 4 storm that hammered the town and are asking residents to help with the storm cleanup. City officials said on social media that any bulk tree debris from the storm will...
Jonesboro, ARKait 8

Construction continues at Jonesboro shooting sports complex

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Work has continued on the Jonesboro Shooting Sports Complex, with construction crews building a major phase of the project. On social media Thursday, the City of Jonesboro said the next phase of the project along Interstate 555 would be the range building. In May, Police Chief...