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city (1990 pop. 46,535), a seat of Craighead co., NE Ark., on Crowley's Ridge; founded 1859, inc. 1883. The city services a rich agricultural area with many processing plants. Its diverse manufactures include construction materials; plastic, glass, and paper products; processed foods; transportation equipment; apparel; and machinery. Arkansas State Univ. is there, and a state park is nearby.
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Frey is a member of Jonesboro Unlimited, board member of the Jonesboro Economic Development Corp.
Plans, specifications, proposal forms and other contract documents may be examined at City of Jonesboro Engineering Department, 300 South Church Street, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 and may be secured at the cost of $25.
David Grossman of Jonesboro said that many he talked to spoke of "enormous anger" over the journalistic swarm.
Making discrete inquiries to Jonesboro clergy, Gill eventually got the support from a school parent who introduced the idea to school officials, the children, and their parents.
After the Jonesboro killings, the head of the American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Juvenile Violence came to town and said that children don't naturally kill.
Jonesboro also benefits from serving as a regional retail hub.
I doubt Jonesboro residents will listen, but permit me to give the answer they seek.
We're so excited to serve customers here in Jonesboro and the surrounding communities," said Store Manager George Thomas.
Notice is hereby given that the Jonesboro Economic Transit and Jonesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization are seeking letters of interest from qualified consulting firms to develop recommendations for the enhancement and future development of the public transportation system in the Jonesboro MPO area.
The unemployment rate for Jonesboro in December was 3 percent, which is among the lowest in the state of Arkansas.
Among the boys being held in Jonesboro is a 13-year-old accused of shooting a 15-year-old schoolmate in the face.