Hoxie mayor Dennis Coggins is making good on his promise to be the city’s most progressive mayor. Now, planning a new park. With eight to ten acres of vacant land on Annie Street.

“We’ve had several complaints wanting more park and area for the walk trail,” says Coggins...

At the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society, a small group of staff prepare shelter dogs for a cross-country journey with the ASPCA’s animal relocation program. Taking twenty to fifty pups at a time to places like Indiana and states farther north to find forever homes.  K...

The growing population of those with mental health issues in Northeast Arkansas is a big concern for advocates. Jen Vincent, who is a mental health awareness advocate in Jonesboro, desires to see improvements in policies and treatment locally.

“I would like to see there...

Bono officials passed a full-wage scale for all city employees, with the exception of clerk and council member positions three months ago. Now, an increase in clerk and council member pay will be up for discussion at the upcoming Bono city council meeting this month.

In...

Downtown Batesville is the site of signature Coca-Cola mural, nearly three stories high on the side of Big’s Restaurant on Main Street. Its completion was celebrated with a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon.

 “It’s been really awesome to have this mark in history….I’ve...

Schools in Bay remained closed Monday and Tuesday. Following a report of a strong odor on campus.   

“Friday night, one of my nighttime custodians detected a smell of gas. I called center point, they came down Saturday morning, and detected the smell also,” says Bo...

Alex Miller discovered he had skin cancer in his late 20’s. Only after he cut himself shaving.

“I had a pink scar above my lip. And it was kind of circular. Within a few days, this pink scar, grew in where I had that cut,” says Miller.

His cancer turned out to be basal c...

Tuckerman and Swifton schools in Jackson County were on lock down for roughly three hours Wednesday. Following a threat made to a Tuckerman High School student on Snapchat, loosely reading “don’t go to school today. I’m going to shoot it up.”

“It was scary at first….and...

Text Less, Live More, a campaign to get students to think twice before driving distracted, made its way to Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville Monday. Anna and Richard Levitan shared the story of daughter, Merritt Levitan, who was struck and killed by a distra...

The Jonesboro clinic of Arkansas Children’s Hospital continues to expand in size, and patient care, adding a pediatric cardiologist and audiologist this year. Chris and Kim Fowler are behind the growth.  

“I myself, am a patient, and my two youngest children currently a...

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