Category Archives: Education

Stop When the School Bus Stops

JONESBORO, Ark. – Every day thousands of area school children board school buses. However, many drivers do not stop when the school bus stops. Jonesboro Police Department’s public information officer Paul Holmes said the city issued 23 citations in the past 12 months to drivers caught passing stopped school buses. He said the penalties often shock drivers. According to Arkansas

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PLWC Helps Paragould Students Start Year

by Todd Kelley Community Journalist    The Paragould Light Water and Cable (PLWC) Company’s Volunteerism committee provided food and school supplies donated by employees to help area students start the 2016 school year.    PLWC’s Environmental Services manager Lisa Ellington along with committee members Michael Sims and Greg Adams delivered 108 backpacks and various food items to both Greene County Tech and Paragould

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AState President Hosts Town Hall on Jonesboro Campus

AState President Chuck Welch

by Tucker Crain Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch addressed the Jonesboro campus in an open town hall following the resignation of chancellor, Tim Hudson. “There is not going to be any formal presentation taking place, instead, I want us to have a conversation. This is going to be very laid back,”

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