The Jonesboro Police Department along side Arkansas State University Police Department and representatives from Arkansas Children's Hospital will be hosting a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-up Event on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the pa...

Brighter, more efficient lighting is now installed for downtown visitors, as Mayor Harold Perrin continues his effort to illuminate city-owned lots in the heart of the city.

LED lighting is replacing outdated, traditional street lamps in lots off Monroe Street between E...

November 28, 2018

Walmart is making a push to employ more veterans, and their spouses. It gives Melissa McMahon, who is a sales associate, a place to serve in the workforce after her service in the armed forces.

 “I was in service for 20 years. I did two deployments within those twenty y...

(update 11-28-18)

Around 9 o’clock on Tuesday, November 27, officers of the Jonesboro Police responded to a residence in the area of Jessup and North Church St in reference to a possible homicide.   Once on scene officers found two people dead from gunshot wounds.

T...

November 27, 2018

The trees are decorated and ready for visits from Mr. and Mrs. Claus!  This Saturday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. the Children’s Library will host Mrs. Claus! Tea with Mrs. Claus is a puppet show that features the antics of several characters – including Sydney the elf!...

The City of Jonesboro has been approved for an Arkansas Department of Transportation grant of $498,750 for Phase 4 of the Craighead Forest Greenway Trail.

Phase 4 will extend the multi-use trail from Craighead Forest to Fire Station 4 at 3909 Harrisburg Road. That would...

JONESBORO – High Fidelity, a group of young musicians who have a passion for bluegrass music from the 1950s and 1960s, will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould.  The p...

 
 
 
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LITTLE ROCK – From the first Thanksgiving with the pilgrim settlers to the modern tradition of football and turkey, it is important for us as a state and nation to pause from the hustle of life and simply give thanks.

For me, I am grateful for the opportunity...

A ribbon cutting for the City of Jonesboro’s first neighborhood dog park will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, Mayor Harold Perrin announced today.

The Earl Bell Dog Park, located behind the Earl Bell Center and across from International Studies Elementary School, wi...

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