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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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He serves on the board of directors for the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce and has served two terms on the finance committee for Walnut Street Baptist Church of Jonesboro, where he is also a member.
Cost is $30 per person, $20 for Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Jonesboro members, and $15 for ASU faculty, staff and students.
But for Jonesboro Pediatric, that was actually part of the ASP's appeal. is a subsidiary of Continental Computer Corp., a privately held corporation based in Jonesboro, Ark.
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 shootings, one of the high-school teachers told me how her students reacted when she told them about the shootings at the middle school.
We are fortunate to have more people invested--emotionally and financially--in Jonesboro than ever before.
One area of concern specifically in the Jonesboro market is the lack of skilled people for hire.