JONESBORO – In the immediate aftermath of an EF-3-rated tornado, which tore through the heart of Jonesboro’s commercial district Saturday, a team of local law enforcement and first responders were on scene to provide their assistance.
The NEA Regional Intermodal Authority continues to prove why it is one of Arkansas’s fastest growing economic development organizations, said Executive Director Graycen Bigger.
POCAHONTAS – The local BRAD food bank received a truck load of 13 pallets of food on Wednesday morning. The food came from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. One of their projects is to help support BRAD and periodically the church as a whole will help when they find a need.
Randolph County had its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 last week, with the first officially announced on Thursday, March 26. The second case was confirmed shortly after.
LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Attorney General says while Arkansans are staying home in an attempt to prevent infection and spread of the COVID-19 virus, con artists are out and about going door-todoor targeting frightened senior citizens. Posing as employees of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these scammers knock on your door and offer to scan you for the COVID- 19 virus at a cost of $50. These con artists, who are not licensed medical professionals, swab your nasal cavity and pretend to perform a medical test while you watch. To obtain your “test results,” the scammers ask for your banking information, including credit and debit card numbers, and social security number.