LOCAL HEADLINES

Two people were hit by a car last night while walking across University Loop by the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity house, and now A-State is asking people to look before they walk.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communications, Bill Smith tells us what they are...

While it might be early for flu season, it’s already starting to make it’s impact here in the natural state.

October might sound early for flu season, but the Arkansas Department of Health just issued their first weekly flu report for the 2019-2020 season. 

As of October...

October 10, 2019

Earlier this year, our neighbors in Searcy won the chance of a lifetime to be featured on a show that would help revitalize small businesses within their community.

On another edition of This Is Home Today, Sierra had the chance to speak with the stars of Small Business...

Pocahontas high school mathematics teacher Melodie Murray has been selected to be one of three others from Arkansas out of 58 state candidates to be a finalist in the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Pocahontas High School princip...

The community joined in attendance of a public forum was created to discuss the gang related violence in Northeast Arkansas area at the Nettleton High School Performing Arts Center.

The forum, created by Mayor Harold Perrin and the Jonesboro Police Department, is a part...

Just last Tuesday, sheriff Marty Boyd was awarded the Craighead county officer of the year at the 2019 Arkansas law enforcement summit by attorney general Leslie Rutledge.

“The Craighead County officer of the year. It’s an honor that I didn’t expect. I was humbled and h...

September 4, 2019

Sara Doan (left) and Cydney Thompson (right)

Some new faces have joined Northeast Arkansas News.

Reporters Sara Doan and Cydney Thompson have been added to the Northeast Arkansas News Team. They will be reporting about the stories and every day life happening right here...

Concerned community members in Paragould are moving forward with plans to revitalize the city’s old power plant building. It’s important to Jay Allen to save one of few remaining historical markers.  

“We have neither of our railroad depots because they met the wrecking...

For the last twelve years, getting internet access had been more like a game of chance for Sherry Lindley and her family, living just outside Jonesboro city limits. 

“I have tried some hotspots and things like that. They weren’t cost effective nor reliable,” says Lindle...

Dr. Shane Hunt is known for many things. 

He is a marketing professor at Arkansas State University, a husband, and father. 

His latest title though is being named the Sun Belt Conference 2019 Faculty Member of the Year.

“Oh, it meant so much to me because I am a Sun...

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