The City of Jonesboro is stressing enforcement of its sign ordinances as part of beautification efforts along the city’s commercial corridors.

City ordinance limits the size and type of signs allowable in various zoning districts. Those that are allowable are required t...

August 31, 2018

JETS will be offering rides to Centennial Bank Stadium for every Arkansas State home game.

The buses will pick up people from the downtown Jonesboro parking lot and send them on a bus to the stadium.

Buses will come every twenty minutes starting at 3:30 PM and go on unti...

JONESBORO – Nine regional acts will take the stage Thursday and Friday, Oct. 18 and 19, during “KASU Music Nights” at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess.  The performances are all free and will be held at the Dyess Colony Circle.

These talented singers and music...

August 31, 2018

Brock Johnson and his mother Norma live along West Third Street in Corning. Brock says they have been flash flood victims for eighteen years.

 “When it floods…we get raw sewage in the house.”

The flooding is credited to Corning’s inadequate drainage system, which causes...


The Jonesboro Police Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints Friday, August 31, 2018.  Officers will work these checkpoints as part of the State of Arkansas Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign.  The Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile will be on hand t...

JONESBORO – Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir has signed a new agreement that extends his contract to June 30, 2023, Arkansas State University Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced today.

“Because of the incredible work that he has done for his alma mater since return...

August 28, 2018

Used car sales are up across the state. Premier auto general sales manager John Erickson believes the primary reason…is price.

“If you look at it…the average price of a new vehicle today is around fifty thousand dollars,” says Premier Auto general manager, John Erickson...

During the week, Virlene Neal can be found at NEA Baptist’s Hope Circle volunteering.

She decided to get involved after her husband passed away from cancer back in 2009. 

 “Well I thought okay, I’ve been coming up here for two years no point in stopping now. It’s just wh...

August 27, 2018

Kroger announced plans to dump single-use plastic bags at all locations by 2025. Several Jonesboro customers support the grocer’s efforts to go green.

 “It’s probably a good idea to try something different. I can see in the long-run, as far as environmental concerns…bec...

August 27, 2018

The inaugural Jonesboro Neighborhood Leadership class has been selected and will provide members with a behind-the-scenes education into the workings of municipal government.

Mayor Harold Perrin initiated the concept with Director of Community Development Tiffny Callowa...

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