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Northeast Arkansas high school student gets a perfect score on the ACT KTHV

JONESBORO, Ark. — It's a great day for Arkansas! One of the state's young minds is putting us on the map. Matt Sherman, 17, currently attends Jonesboro High ...

Arkansas Teen Receives Perfect Score On ACT  KFSM 5Newsonline

JONESBORO, Ark. (KFSM) — A junior at Jonesboro high school received a perfect score on his ACT. 17-year-old Matt Sherman has a 4.22 GPA and received a ...

Parents are working to raise awareness for daughter’s rare form of epilepsy  KAIT

Tony and Jennifer Holland have a daughter with a rare form of epilepsy, known as PCDH19 epilepsy.

Make-a-Wish grants girl’s wish to go sightseeing in New York City  KAIT

A young lady in Region 8 will be making a trip to the Big Apple.

Program to intrigue future medical students  KAIT

Structure, Function and Technology program provides students with an in-depth experience of what it's like in the life of a medical student.

Tip a Hero benefits local Special Olympics  KAIT

Some in Region 8 got the chance to enjoy a great meal and give back to an even better cause Monday night.

School shooting threat lands JHS student behind bars  KAIT

On Monday, officers arrested 18-year-old Christian Issiah McIntosh on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.

Jonesboro Public Schools honors distinguished educators, alumni  KAIT

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Jonesboro Public Schools held their Distinguished *Service* Awards brunch Saturday, in the Jonesboro High School gym.

GR8 Job: The Academies at Jonesboro High School honored  KAIT

The Academies at Jonesboro High School received recognition Wednesday for its work in building a "wall-to-wall" nationally certified Model Academy.

Man allegedly threatens to “shoot up” high school reunion  WREG NewsChannel 3

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. - - A West Memphis man is behind bars after allegedly threatening to shoot up his high school reunion in Jonesboro. 38 year old ...

Doctor says Arkansas man accused of threatening to shoot up high school reunion won't cooperate  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A West Memphis man who was arrested in Jonesboro after, police said, he threatened to shoot up his own high school class reunion had his mental evaluation ...

Region 8 high school student serves on panel at Arkansas State Capitol, discusses gun safety in schools  KAIT

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro High School student served on a special guest panel to discuss gun safety in Arkansas schools at the Arkansas state ...

Police: JHS student threatened to “shoot the school up”  KAIT

A Jonesboro High School student faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of threatening to shoot up the school.

"My Fair Lady" to wrap up at Jonesboro High School  KAIT

Lerner and Loewe's production shines spotlight on talented cast and crew.

2019 Martin L. King Jr. Day Celebration is Jan. 20-21  ASU News

JONESBORO – Activities associated with the 2019 Northeast Arkansas Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Day celebration have been announced by the Northeast Arkansas ...

Jonesboro High School celebrates sweep of state basketball titles  KAIT

Jonesboro High School partied and celebrated in full force Tuesday, celebrating state titles won in basketball won by both the boys and girls squads.

Arkansas extends PWO to Jonesboro Standout  KNWA

Arkansas has extended another PWO in the state. Come inside for more information.

Destiny Quinn  KAIT

Destiny Quinn is a homegrown talent that works as the weekend anchor and a multimedia journalist for KAIT. This Jonesboro native is graduate of Jonesboro ...

March for Our Lives falls on 20th anniversary of deadly Jonesboro school shooting  ABC News

Twenty years ago, the Jonesboro, Ark., attack was the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, with four students and a teacher killed and 10 others ...

Parents, students express mixed emotions headed back to school  KAIT

What's been quiet around school campuses the last few months turned into parents waiting bumper to bumper in carpool lines Monday morning.

Jonesboro girl safe after allegedly leaving school with man she met on app  WREG NewsChannel 3

A teenage girl reported missing from her Jonesboro high school is back safe with her parents, and a 24-year-old Missouri man is in law enforcement custody.

Quinton Tate is coming home  KAIT

Doctors to release Jonesboro teen from Regional One in Memphis on July 27.

Unions, civil rights group pan Trump “school safety” commission's recommendations  People's World

WASHINGTON—Teachers unions and a top civil rights group panned “school safety” recommendations from a Trump-named panel of four Cabinet secretaries, ...

Students graduate mentoring program  KAIT

Six students graduated from a class that focuses on peer pressure, bullying, and college preparation.

SLIDESHOW: November 14 Winter Weather  KAIT

Late fall definitely felt like winter Wednesday as cold temperatures brought an early snowfall to Region 8.

Rotary Club gifts city plaza to celebrate 100 years of service  KAIT

Nearing 100 years of *service*, the Rotary Club of Jonesboro celebrated Tuesday with a gift to the city.

Buddy Harding Award presented to Jonesboro's Wes Swift  Log Cabin Democrat

Jonesboro High School basketball coach Wes Swift will be presented the 12th annual Buddy Harding Award during the Oct. 20 football game between the ...

"End of the line" for Jonesboro paraprofessional announcing retirement  KAIT

Willene Downs leaves behind a legacy of laughter, hugs on the playground, "sparkly hair" and bold instruction for the car rider lines.

KAIT celebrates 55th anniversary with film project  KAIT

Arkansas filmmaker and former KAIT employee works with Arkansas State University to document history of Region 8 through KAIT film reels.

Two JHS students get perfect score on ACT  KAIT

Two Region 8 students achieved something not many do during their high school career.

Region 8 Teacher of the Year announced; Scholarship Salute finalists named  KAIT

Greene County Tech Primary teacher Haley Deck named Teacher of the Year at an afternoon reception Friday. Five Region 8 high school seniors receive ...

Longtime Arkansas high school basketball coach Barry Pruitt dies at 72  Arkansas Online

Former Jonesboro High School basketball coach Barry Pruitt, who coached the Hurricane to two state titles and more than 500 victories, died Sunday afternoon ...

Mentor, co-worker and friend celebrates 50 years at KAIT  KAIT

Ronnie Weston isn't in front of the camera much; but he is a huge part of everything we do.

John Troutt, former publisher, dies at 88 | Arkansas Blog  Arkansas Times

John Troutt, the long-time publisher of the Jonesboro Sun, died Thursday night at 88, his family tells me.

Remembering the 1973 Jonesboro, Arkansas, Tornado  Memphis Magazine

As everyone focuses their attention on the devastating storm that swept across the Oklahoma City suburbs a few days ago, let's pause for a moment to recognize ...

Phil Parker: A Coaching Legend  KAIT

Phil Parker won 14 state championships over his 35 years of coaching at both Jonesboro and Valley View High School.

Man banned from school found living in the band room  KAIT

A man who's been criminally banned from Jonesboro High School was arrested after police found him "living in the band room."

Doggett and Baughn to represent Jonesboro at Miss Arkansas  KAIT

Arkansas State University student Emily Doggett is crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018 and Jonesboro High School's Izzy Baughn is chosen Miss Greater ...

'THAT MOMENT OF CHAOS': 20 years ago, sad day at Westside  Arkansas Online

A breeze rustles through the pecan-tree grove as Dale Haas leans back in a wrought-iron chair on his back patio. A rooster crows, strutting from around the ...

Anna Jean Wortham | Local Obituaries  Tulsa World

Anna Jean Wortham went to be with the Lord on November 30, 2018. She was born in Memphis, TN on October 11, 1946, to William E. Keith and Florence J.

Business owner returns laptop stolen from Jonesboro High School  KAIT

A laptop that had apparently been stolen from Jonesboro High School was turned over to police Thursday.

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for August 27, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/27-9/2)

Parents voice concerns over the Academies at Jonesboro High School  KAIT

Monday night's meeting encompassed what's been done over the past two years to get the school ready to become Academies at JHS. It also informed parents ...

Day announces for Craighead County Judge seat  KASU

This is a press release from Marvin Day: Jonesboro – Marvin Day of Jonesboro has announced that he is running for Craighead County Judge in the upcoming.

Family says teen who went missing lived a double life  WMC Action News 5

A Mid-South couple is increasingly desperate to find their missing 16-year-old daughter.

Provost Lynita Cooksey Announces Retirement in 2019  ASU News

JONESBORO – Dr. Lynita Cooksey today announced the upcoming academic year will be her last one as vice chancellor and provost at Arkansas State ...

Arkansas High School Students to Compete at Annual Communication Day  ASU News

JONESBORO — High school students from across Arkansas will test their communication skills and talents in the 79th Communication Day, Saturday, March 4, ...

High schoolers needed for March of Dimes Prom Fashion Show  KAIT

A Region 8 nonprofit is on the hunt for high schoolers for an upcoming fashion show.

November Teacher of the Month: Grant Harbison  KAIT

Grant Harbison, the director of bands for Jonesboro Public Schools, was in for a big surprise Monday morning as he was awarded our November Teacher of the ...

Jonesboro EF-1 tornado caught on camera  KAIT

A couple's security camera captured the moment an EF-1 tornado touched down in Jonesboro.

Former city councilman, disability advocate and Paralympian passes away  KAIT

The first African American to be elected to the Jonesboro City Council has died. Dr. Grover Evans passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Baptist Health ...

Plaque mounted at Jonesboro to honor Rickey Cooksey and Danny Johns  KAIT

A plaque to honor Rickey Cooksey and Danny Johns was mounted at Cooksey-Johns Field today.The two former football players passed way after a car ...

Doug Greenwood Hired As New Gravette Head Coach  KFSM 5Newsonline

GRAVETTE (KFSM) – After seeing Bill Harrelson pace the sidelines for the past 12 seasons, Gravette fans will have to get familiar with a new face leading the ...

Occasional Countdown to Kickoff - Classic Arkansas High School Football  Sporting Life Arkansas

What a treasure, to be sure - actual Arkansas high school football game footage from the late 1960's and early 1970's.

Police: Student suspended after threatening to bring gun to school  KATV

UPDATE: 1/23Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro Public School District said school officials are looking into the underlying cause behind the ...

The Women of Weather  KAIT

As part of our celebration of our 40th Anniversary at KAIT, Diana Davis profiles a two women who took their experience in Jonesboro to the big-time: Laura ...

Convocation Center Reminds Visitors of Security Features for Graduations  ASU News

JONESBORO – Convocation Center staff reminds the public of security checks for Arkansas State University's two 2017 spring commencement ceremonies, ...

Jonesboro Girl is Killed in Car Accident  KAIT

A Jonesboro girl is dead after a two vehicle accident in Dunklin County early this morning. We'll have more details as they are available on this fatality, tonight on ...

2016 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

The class of 2016, our 22nd, is made up of inventors, Olympic-caliber athletes, poets, programmers and Quiz Bowlers. There's rarely a B on the transcripts of ...

March For Science Scheduled For Saturday In Little Rock  KUAR

Advocates for using science and data to drive policy decisions plan to take their concerns to the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol Saturday. The second.

A Democrat for House District 58: Jonesboro lawyer Nate Looney announces candidacy  Arkansas Times

Jonesboro attorney Nate Looney announced today he's running for the General Assembly as a Democrat. He'll challenge Republican Brandt Smith, a first term ...

MH will host Class 1A State baseball, softball tourneys  Baxter Bulletin

While Mountain Home High School did not succeed in its bid to host this year's Class 6A State Basketball Tournament, there will be two state tournaments held ...

Lloyd McCracken Jr. of Fowler Foods Inc. (CFO Lifetime Achievement Award)  Arkansas Business Online

Lloyd McCracken Jr. may have devoted his career as a CFO to one man, Wallace W. Fowler, but you'd need a spreadsheet to track all the business ventures ...

Former KAIT art director remembered with art showing  KAIT

Jonesboro artist Bix Smith's passion for creativity is remembered with an art show that will help to fund a scholarship in his name.

Your Arkansas Business headlines for Monday, March 19 KTHV

CARTI has fired Dr. Brad Baltz, the state's highest-paid oncologist. That and more from Arkansas Business in this segment.

Signing Day Central 2016  KATV

Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...

2014 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

It's time again to meet our judges' choices for Arkansas's top 20 high school seniors. The class of 2014, our 20th, is a dizzyingly smart bunch, with rarely a B on ...

Easter Sunday marks anniversary for Benton preacher  Arkansas Online

Today, Jim Gardner will preach in front of his 500-plus congregation at Northside Church of Christ in Benton, just like he has every Sunday since 2010. But this ...

University of Arkansas Honors College Selects 2016 Bodenhamer Fellows | University of Arkansas  University of Arkansas Newswire

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas Honors College has selected six incoming freshmen to receive the university's Bodenhamer Fellowship, one ...

Milligan announces treasurer's office staff | Arkansas Blog  Arkansas Times

Dennis Milligan, the new state treasurer, announced his office staff today, in addition to previously announced top staffers. There are many familiar faces from ...

Locals participating in state All-Star games in Conway  Arkansas News

As the 2017 Arkansas Army National Guard/Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star games have kicked off for this week in Conway, Nevada County ...

Clarksville Funeral Home Closes After 100 Years - News  Fort Smith Times Record

After more than 100 years of *service* in Clarksville, Hardwicke Funeral Home has closed after the death of its owner Kathleen Nicholas at the age of 87.

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Local News: RHS Band Makes School History (3/18/16)  Clay County Times Democrat

The Rector High School band made history by scoring a superior rating at the Region 5 concert assessment Saturday, March 12, at Jonesboro High School.

ASU football: Taking a look at who’s been offered in the 2019 class

When colleges are offering players, it can be hard to keep track of who's on the board. As of April 16, here is a list of all players in the 2019 class that have been ...

Memphis East leads eight new teams in Super 25 boys basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

After a few weeks off for the remainder of the Holiday tournaments, a clearer picture of the top teams in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings has emerged, with ...

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

1 | Arkansas Hawks (Fayetteville) Vs Sports University Elite / Team Izod (New Jersey)  TheBasketballDiary

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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