"Queen Elsa" heard that there were kids in Arkansas that needed cheering up during the 2020 pandemic. Sierra Waggoner sits down with the Queen, who came to us with a little help of Northeast Arkansas News' Lauren McCullough.

As COVID-19 test kits are in short supply around the country, and more people come to clinics to get tested, we wanted to know how to health care determine who is sent home to monitor symptoms and who gets tested.

“There are days where I start the clinic were, we saw a...

NEWPORT, Ark. Arkansas State University Newport is changing their grading scale for this semester to accommodate for students affected by covid-19 and recent tornados.

Giving students who qualify, until December to complete current semester coursework.

“Incomplete crisis...

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. The city of Walnut Ridge is preparing and telling residents that financial changes to their budget as they are expecting a significant lose in sales tax money.

“Because fuel taxes are going to be so low, price of fuel is dropping, people aren’t drivin...

 JONESBORO, Ark. While school has been moved online for the remainder of the year due to the covid-19 outbreak, school special education staff are finding ways to help make the transition easier for students.

“Things like brushing your teeth, and getting dress, ju...

JONESBORO, Ark. St. Bernards healthcare has announced several new policies, including furloughs, cutting salary and hours for select employees, showing that no company is immune to struggles brought on by COVID-19.

“We’re not talking about individuals working in our cov...

JONESBORO, Ark. As hospitals are running low of space due to the rising numbers of covid-19 hospitalizations, Arkansas Continued Care is ready to help out, serving as an overflow facility patients in Northeast Arkansas according to hospital CEO Vince Gore.

“So, what we...

JONESBORO, Ark. Across the country people are now flocking to their computer screen to receive telemedicine help during an illness.

The program, still relatively new to northeast arkansas hospitals, has seen a dramatic increase since the covid-19 outbreak.

Dr. Vincent Tu...

JONESBORO, Ark. A complete transition to online college classes abruptly during the semester can bring on many challenges, some at the expense of a student’s mental health.

Dr. Phil Hestand at the a-state counseling center say’s he’s seen an increase in patients since c...

JONESBORO, Ark- As the first round of stimulus checks have been deposited into accounts, for those that owe money to the government, you might not receive one.

Finance professor Dr. Philip Tew explains who this applies to and who it doesn't. 

“Child support is the only o...

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