County employee arrested for DWI while in one-ton truck
Christopher Arzola PARAGOULD, AR - An employee with the Greene County Road Department was ordered to spend a month in jail for his second DWI offense, according to documents filed in Greene County District Court.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Paragould Fire Department battling fire
PARAGOULD, AR - The Paragould Fire Department is working a fire near between L.A. Darling and Anchor Packaging.
One man's generosity is helping Marmaduke students
PARAGOULD, AR - Students at Marmaduke High School have some extra help getting to college thanks to the generosity of one man.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Sheriff receives keys to new Greene Co. jail
PARAGOULD, AR - The Greene County judge says an Arkansas sheriff has received the keys to a new jail facility.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Ta Molly's applies for new liquor license
PARAGOULD, AR - Four years after getting rid of its liquor license, a Region 8 restaurant has applied for a new permit to serve alcohol.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Browns Chapel holds first service in new church
PARAGOULD, AR - Last April, members of Browns Chapel Baptist Church woke up to the news that their church had burned to the ground but on Sunday they opened the doors to their new church.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Newly formed ministry that helps pregnant women faces troubling times
PARAGOULD, AR - A newly opened faith-based ministry in Region 8 is already facing an obstacle that could shut them down.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center hosts health fair
PARAGOULD, AR - Women from all over northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri headed to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center on Thursday for free health screenings.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Greene County Jail to be operational this month
PARAGOULD, AR - The project manager of the new Greene County Jail says he expects it to be operational this month.
Paragould house fire being investigated
PARAGOULD, AR - The Paragould Fire Department is investigating a weekend house fire.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Post office retiring along with staff of 1
The rural Greene County town named twice by postmasters will lose its post office at the end of the month, when Elizabeth Mason stops selling stamps and sorting mail daily for the town's 16 box owners.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
New safety protection for four-legged officer
PARAGOULD, AR - The Paragould Police Department will soon be receiving additional safety protection for a valued member of their team.
GOP House candidate gets ethics fine
Ronnie Spence , a Republican candidate for state House, has been fined $150 and issued a letter of caution by the state Ethics Commission for failing to file a statement of financial interest in 2011, failing to file two monthly campaign finance reports in 2012 and failing to file a carryover fund report from a 2010 election.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Nice week of weather forecasted
Monday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Online AR gas prices down over 4 cents in past week Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar Paragould man arrested with explosive device in MO Small town ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Region 8 man arrested with explosive device
PARAGOULD, AR - A Paragould man was arrested for possession of an explosive device.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Progress on Highway 412 bypass going smoothly
JONESBORO, AR - According to state highway officials, lots of progress has been made on the 412 bypass in Paragould.
Man missing for 7 months found safe
Christopher Wayne Croy JONESBORO, AR -After more than 7 months missing, a local man has been found safe.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Outages continue after widespread storms
Storm approaching Newport Roof damage in Paragould Tree snapped in Paragould Flash flooding in Maynard JONESBORO, AR - Severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning and gusty winds made their way through Region 8 Wednesday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.
Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator campaigning for son
PARAGOULD, AR - Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator David Pryor and his wife Barbara have been traveling the state campaigning for their son, Senator Mark Pryor, who is working in Washington D.C. right now.