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Arkansas county clerk charged with stealing public funds

Jun. 30, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A county clerk in northeastern Arkansas has been charged with stealing more than $1.5 million from the county. Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday was arrested and charged Monday with 13 counts of theft of property and one count of abuse of office. County Judge Marvin Day also...

Jonesboro police officer, man killed in vehicle collision

Jun. 22, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A Jonesboro police officer and another person were killed in a head-on collision on a northeastern Arkansas highway. “On Sunday evening, Patrolman Zachary Barton and his wife were involved in a head-on collision in Lawrence County. Patrolman Barton died on the scene,"...