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  • Child pornography suspect captured

    December 17, 2013 11:50 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A child pornography suspect has been captured in north Louisiana. The suspect was wanted by U.S. Immigration investigators. Federal authorities said the suspect was arrested Monday evening at a residence near Jonesboro. Nearly 50 tips to homeland security investigators helped lead to the arrest. more »
  • Report: Poor accounting means no Jonesboro audit

    June 10, 2013 2:01 PM

    JONESBORO - The state Legislative Auditor says the town of Jonesboro's financial records could not be audited for the 2012 fiscal year because of accounting inadequacies. A report released Monday by auditor Daryl Purpera also noted other problems. They include improper accounting of traffic tickets, water and sewer collection issues,... more »
  • Arkansas State names interim coach for bowl game

    December 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
  • Johnny Cash's sideman Marshall Grant dies in Arkansas

    August 8, 2011 12:49 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - A longtime member of country music superstar Johnny Cash's original band - the Tennessee Two - has died in a Jonesboro hospital. Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., says 83-year-old Marshall Grant died Sunday. A spokeswoman at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center... more »
  • Audit: Jonesboro officials may have violated laws

    June 7, 2011 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Legislative Auditor's Office has released a scathing compliance audit of the town of Jonesboro's finances. In the audit released on Monday, state auditors found that the town's finances were in disarray and that the town may have violated state laws relating to several areas... more »

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