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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.

Bowling for #noahstrong  KAIT

People gathered at Hijinx on Sunday December 23 in support of #noahstrong.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out Saturday for March for Our Lives events across the country in support of school safety, spearheaded by the ...

Quinton Tate is coming home  KAIT

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

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.

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 ...

BCAL students learn from the courtroom  KAIT

BCAL students learn law from inside the courtroom.

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.

SLIDESHOW: November 14 Winter Weather  KAIT

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

"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.

Two JHS students get perfect score on ACT  KAIT

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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.

School district buys property for $2.5 million  KAIT

The Jonesboro Public School District has a new piece of land to claim. This is after a school board meeting took place Tuesday.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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)

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.

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 ...

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.

KASU Music Nights Includes Nine Acts at Johnny Cash Heritage Festival  ASU News

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 ...

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 ...

Anna Jean Wortham  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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fowler kicks-off campaign for District Court Judge  Northeast Arkansas Town Crier

Jonesboro - Circuit Judge Tommy Fowler of Jonesboro has officially kicked-off his candidacy for Craighead County District Judge, position number 2. Judge ...

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, ...

State to begin offering cash incentive for high test scores on AP Computer Science A exam  KATV

The Arkansas Department of Education is upping the ante when it comes to the state's push to urge students to pursue computer education. Starting next year ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Clarksville Funeral Home Closes After 100 Years  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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Arkadelphia airport manager hopes to see facility grow  Arkansas Online

ARKADELPHIA — Michelle Anthony, 47, has spent most of her working career as an administrative assistant in a variety of businesses, never dreaming that life ...

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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