JONESBORO, AR- The Neighborhood Red Wolves Community Engagement, NRWCE program will utilize “Math Prep Tutors” to prevent students from falling behind. Red Wolves Math Prep Tutors will assist students across 4 Northeast Arkansas junior high schools reach a higher level required for high school graduation and college admission. “As we know the ACT is our dominate standard for college admission in Arkansas and according to that particular report 26% of high school graduates in
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY- Ark, The Craighead County Expanded Food and Nutritional Program at the UA Cooperative Extension Services are offering free cooking classes through their "Eat Smart, Being Active" adult cooking classes. The classes are free to low-income families with children under the age of 19. Each class covers a lesson related to healthy eating and nutrition and food safety education. The program teaches families in Craighead County nine lessons related to healthy eating
JONESBORO,AR- COVID-19 number may be on the rise daily, but it’s the complete opposite with the flu. Face mask, social distancing, are all key reasons on how the flu numbers are low this year but it’s not a reason to stop taking all these precautions. “Why is that it’s because of the precaution we’re all taking for COVID. We’re wearing our masks, we’re keeping our distance, we’re washing our hands, we’re doing things in our workplace, in our homes, in our schools, to prevent
JONESBORO,AR- Jonesboro police says someone broke into a car and stole a child communication tablet, but it’s not just your regular tablet. This device is not just for learning and games; it helps the daughter of Stephanie Hayes; Lexi communicate with her family daily while using her eyes. “They broke into my SUV, which had her car seat in it, they broke that glass on that side, her car seat had glass all in it. They took a lot of things but the main thing that I wanted back
JONESBORO, AR- A few early-morning storms knocked out power to nearly 200 people across the area. According to Craighead Electric Cooperative 186 people were without power this morning but by 9:30A.M more than half of them had their power back on. “What was the cause of that was lightning. We had a lightning register phase down or a line down on highway 230, close to Bono,” Vice President, Marketing and Communications with Craighead Electric Cooperative, Monty Williams said.
You hear them on your morning drive to work, or on a long road trip. Your favorite DJ is not only a local personality, but they are part of the community as well. Today is the little-known day called "National Disc Jockey Day," and Sierra Waggoner spoke with some of the famous voices of Northeast Arkansas morning radio on this edition of This Is Home Today.
JONESBORO, Ark- Once Gov. Hutchinson moved the 1-B vaccination group up, Arkansas State University went to work planning. The university is turning it's First National Bank Arena into a Covid-19 vaccination site starting tomorrow. "With the change in the state's vaccination plan and availability of vaccine from some local partners, we've been able to set up a large-scale clinic to move many of our faculty and staff through for their vaccinations on Tuesday," says Arkansas Sta
MARKED TREE- Ark, Gov. Hutchinson announced on Tuesday that the state would move into phase 1-B, expanding the vaccination group. Pharmacies like Family Care in Marked Tree started to prepare, using phase 1-A as a roadmap. "We're vaccinating health care workers, and we're finishing up a home local nursing agency today," says pharmacist at Family Care Pharmacy, Joe Roach. "That's given us kinda a practice run before Monday. Because Monday it's going to really be busy. We're go
JONESBORO, Ark- Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas needs your assistance to help runaway and human trafficking victims. January is human trafficking awareness month. The non-profit is celebrating by hosting a region-wide supply drive for survivors. They are looking for new or gently used clothing sizes x small to x large, undergarments, socks, backpacks, bibles, journals, gift cards, and hygiene items. All items donated will towards their bags of hope program, which gives victi
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is donating $250,000 to the city of Jonesboro for the Veterans Village. The donation will complete the funding for the project, which is expecting to finish early. "[Leslie Rutledge] was able to return some funds for $250,000 for the Veterans Village. So that's going to be able to get us toward the end goal of the project. That will be well received by the community, but more importantly, it means a home provided to our veterans," say