Citing conflicts with state law, Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin informed City Council members today that he is not signing an ordinance passed Tuesday that would require council members to participate in the selection of professional services contracts.
Jonesboro, all Craighead to move up trick or treat
Because of the forecast for potentially dangerous weather on Wednesday, Jonesboro and the rest of Craighead County will observe trick-or-treat activities on Tuesday, Oct. 30, a day ahead of the traditional Halloween.
Jonesboro has its first pump track, thanks to a 50/50 grant with Arkansas Outdoor Recreation, and the track is now open at Craighead Forest Park to mountain bikers, skateboarders and rollerbladers looking for an exciting new way to enjoy their hobby.
Brad Pietz has been appointed assistant director of parks and recreation for the City of Jonesboro, Mayor Harold Perrin announced Thursday. Pietz succeeds Danny Kapales, who was promoted to director of the department.
Pietz has been assistant director of First National...
Jonesboro nonprofit radio station KLEK-FM received a donation of almost $26,000 Wednesday from First National Bank that will allow the station to erect a 100-foot tower and widen its listening audience.
Mayor Harold Perrin helped connect the bank with KLEK, knowing the...