JONESBORO – Miss Arkansas Claudia Raffo will be guest of honor Thursday, Aug. 2, at Arkansas State University, starting with a 9:30 a.m. recognition event and news media opportunity in the Administration Building, 2105 Aggie Road.

Raffo, an A-State alumn...

Adoptees can request ADH files starting Aug. 1

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Starting Aug. 1, individuals who have been adopted (adoptees), and who are at least 21 years of age, may request their adoption file from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH). Forms are now available...

July 31, 2018

2017 was a tough year for Walnut Ridge Bobcat Football. Injuries derailed a season in which the Bobcats only won 3-games. Coach Treadway is back and ready to compete in a tough conference.

On May 21st, 2009, Barbara Brooks’ life took a turn she never expected.

Her son, Paul F. Brooks died in Iraq from a suicide bomber.

“It changes your life. No one, no parent ever should bury a child.”

Brooks was an army staff sergeant. Now 9 years later, he is getting some...

One Marked Tree police officer is looking to relieve the burden of back to school shopping.

Sergeant Eric Jackson will be gave out 350 backpacks filled with school supplies on July 28th at the Marked Tree Police Department.

Backpacks varied from kindergarten to high scho...

Bikers and walkers in Lawrence County will get to experience the full effect of the county’s Rail Trail before the year is over.

After nearly ten years of building and paving, the Rail Trail is almost complete.

It spans six miles and runs from Hoxie to the Walnut Ridge a...

Around a dozen police cars are parked at Jonesboro High School this week. Officers are using the space for advanced law enforcement rapid response training, where they receive force and scenario based training to take out an active shooter threat.

 “They’re taking us th...

July 30, 2018

JONESBORO - KASU-FM, the public radio station of Arkansas State University, will premiere a one-hour weekly radio program on Saturday, Aug. 4, titled "A-State Connections."  The new series will inform listeners of the many ways which Arkansas State University is connec...

More Than $6.9 Million Awarded Lottery Winners Last Week

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery will launch four new instant scratch-off games tomorrow, including $50K Blowout that offers more than $3.7 million in $50,000 top prizes. There are 27 chances t...

On the night of 7-16-18 suspects broke into Jonesboro Cycle and ATV. A four-wheeler and a sport bike were taken. Video surveillance shows what appeared to be a silver SUV that is missing the front bumper and a male subject riding the four-wheeler in the parking lot of...

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