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Veterans Village Plans for the Future

By Chloe Short Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO — The Veterans Village coming to Jonesboro features major plans. More than 5,000 veterans live in Craighead County and around 200 of those veterans are reported as living below poverty level. The Veterans Village plans to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. The Beck Pride Center will be active in

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Homelessness Grows in the Delta

By Colby Sigears Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO — Poverty and homelessness impact the Delta area, keeping people under the poverty line. Hillary Starnes, an employee of the Jonesboro Grant Department, said approximately 1,800 homeless people live within Craighead County. “We’re getting a homeless task force to help be resources for the people in the community to get them back

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