That’s how much time the Arkansas Children’s Clinic in Jonesboro estimates parents spend traveling to Little Rock for treatment. Husband and wife Chris and Kim Fowler felt that was too much time, so they gave the clinic $750,000 to buy the current building the clinic’s been leasing since 2012.
The Arkansas State Police has inactivated an Amber Alert for 14-year-old Michael Brown.
According to earlier reports from the state police, Brown was reported to be asleep in the back seat of a 2005 Maroon Chevy Malibu at a gas station in Fort Smith. As Brown's uncle went inside to pay for gas, the suspect got into the car and drove away with Brown in the back seat.
Arkansas weather can be unpredictable at times. From devastating floods and high-speed tornadoes to unpredictable snow storms and extreme heat. Even a simple thunderstorm can have a disastrous outcome. That’s what one Northeast Arkansas church found out this summer.
The CVS Pharmacy robbery in Jonesboro on June 21 may have been connected to a string of gang-related robberies that began in Indiana.
On Tuesday, the Jonesboro Police Department released more details about the robbery. Two people were held hostage during the robbery. Witnesses said the suspects were 3 males between 15 and 17 years old and dressed in dark-colored hoodies.
Hefei Risever Machinery Co., Arkansas' 5th Chinese-headquartered company, broke ground on Friday, in the Northeast corner of the state.
The ceremony took place at their new location—behind FMH Conveyors at the Craighead Technology Park in East Jonesboro. Risever makes fabrication parts for various manufacturers, such as Caterpillar and Volvo. Back in 2017,Risever announced their plans to build their first North American plant in Jonesboro.
A recent study suggests that access to Pre-K for young Arkansans is among the top in the nation. But, the state still has a long way to go when it comes to their development further along in their education.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Red Wolf Convention Center and Hotel at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on Thursday was more than just a celebration, but a reminder of the center’s other purpose—education.
Neil Griffin donated $10-million dollars to the College of Business. At a public ceremony, ASU-System President Dr. Charles Welch read a letter from Governor Asa Hutchinson. Hutchinson expressed his gratitude for Griffin’s gift:
The Craighead County District Court is again offering amnesty for some minor offenses, which comes amid a lawsuit filed by a company who has managed the county's probation program for over 20 years.
Arkansas Public Media reported that the Justice Network filed a lawsuit against the county and district Judges David Bowling and Tommy Fowler. The Memphis-based company claimed that they lost revenue because of the program.