8 Cities and Craighead Co. to Split District Court Fines

Feb 23, 2016


  An intergovernmental agreement has been reached that will allow eight cities and Craighead County to each electronically receive monies that have been paid through fines and fees from misdemeanors or other violations that are collected through District Court. 

Bay, Bono, Black Oak, Brookland, Caraway, Cash, Egypt, Jonesboro, Lake City, Monette, and Craighead County all have entered into the one year agreement, which states that the cities in which the offense takes place shall receive those funds on a monthly basis. 

The Highway 49 series on KASU comes to a close as Johnathan Reaves takes a look at what the stretch of highway between Jonesboro and Paragould could look like in the future. 

Highway 49 sees thousands of vehicles daily between Jonesboro and Paragould.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines what the cities are doing to manage the traffic as the Highway 49 series continues. 

The city of Brookland is experiencing growth as a result of Highway 49.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report as the Highway 49 series continues.