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  1. 2 killed in Arkansas house explosion identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Courier

    Two people killed in a house explosion in Craighead County this weekend have been identified as an 11-year-old boy and his grandmother. Eleven-year-old Slade Owen Gilley and 64-year-old Deborah Gilley died after being trapped inside their home between Lake City and Monette when it exploded Saturday afternoon, The Jonesboro Sun reported Monday.

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  2. Names released of 2 killed in house explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KATV Little Rock

    The two killed in a house explosion in Craighead County have been identified as an 11-year-old boy and his grandmother. The Jonesboro Sun reports that 11-year-old Slade Owen Gilley and 64-year-old Deborah Gilley died after their home between Lake City and Monette exploded Saturday afternoon.

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  3. House explosion kills two people, children among victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two people are dead and three others injured after a house exploded in Monette Saturday afternoon. The Craighead County Sheriff's Department said emergency crews were called out to a fire on County Road 507.

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  4. 2 reported killed in Arkansas house explosionRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Craighead County Sheriff told KAIT-TV that two people died and three were injured in the Saturday afternoon blast at the home between Lake City and Monette. Authorities say the two were among two children and three adults who were taken to area hospitals - but the names and ages of those killed were not immediately released.

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  5. Local veterans walk to honor those who serve our countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Two Region 8 veterans walked from Lake City to Monette Wednesday morning to honor the men and women who serve our country. Dick Pace and Robert Chambers are army veterans from Monette.

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  6. Cotton farmers urged to report storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... idered a total loss and another 40,000 acres has varying degrees of damage. Lenderman said the hardest hit areas are Monette, Black Oak, Lester and Leachville.

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  7. Cotton farmers urged to report storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... a total loss and another 40,000 acres has varying degrees of damage. Lenderman said the hardest hit areas are Monette, Black Oak, Lester and Leachville. Information from: The Jonesboro Sun, http://www.jonesborosun.com Copyright 2014 The Associated ... 19 comments

  8. Crops damaged by overnight thunderstormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BLACK ROCK, AR - Over night, thunderstorms and large hail hit the eastern part of Craighead County, primarily in Black Oak and Monette. A cotton specialist was on scene this morning surveying the damage.

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  9. Philippines to host Int'l IT-BPM Summit this OctoberRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Digital Game Developer

    ... can offer and utilize social media in their customer relations management strategy in discussion moderated by Monette Iturralde-Hamlin, president of integrated marketing communications firm, TeamAsia. When it comes to branding strategies, its wise ...

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  10. Philippines to host Int'l IT-BPM Summit this OctoberRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... can offer and utilize social media in their customer relations management strategy in discussion moderated by Monette Iturralde-Hamlin, president of integrated marketing communications firm, TeamAsia. When it comes to branding strategies, it's wise ...

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  11. Monette man charged with negligent homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    Craighead County prosecutors say 45-year-old William Sevor was charged Thursday. They say he ran over 43-year-old Sandra Platz with his truck on April 24. Authorities had postponed filing charges until an autopsy was completed by the state crime lab.

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  12. Caraway fire chief concerned about fire dispatch systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... that they have in Jonesboro and those surrounding communities on the western side of the county," Browning said. Monette had been having the same problems but they have since received a spare, old repeater from the county. Hill and Browning said ...

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  13. 911 system doesn't work well in Caraway, fire chief fed upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... that they have in Jonesboro and those surrounding communities on the western side of the county," Browning said. Monette had been having the same problems but they have since received a spare, old repeater from the county. Hill and Browning said ...

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  14. Millage votes in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... School leaders hoped voters would have approved the increase to merge their four campuses into one campus between Monette and Leachville. Trumann and Harrisburg also had proposed millage increases. According to the Poinsett County Clerk, Fonda ...

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  15. Cloudy, rainy skies for midweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    Tuesday 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 Millage vote underway Local school elections are being held today throughout Region 8. The Buffalo Island School District looks to take two schools, one in Monette and one in Leachville, and build a new one in a central location. Some in the area are upset the school district is asking for a nine millage increase, which would increase property taxes.

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  16. BIC millage vote could determine future of campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MONETTE, AR - Local school elections are being held today throughout Region 8. The Buffalo Island School District looks to take two schools, one in Monette and one in Leachville, and build a new one in a central location. Some in the area are upset the school district is asking for a nine millage increase, which would increase property taxes.

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  17. Leachville community packs school cafeteria to address proposed millage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... teachers and students gave firsthand accounts of how the millage increase could better both Leachville and Monette. "We're just trying to convey the facts for people to make a decision," BIC Superintendent Gaylon Taylor said. The proposed millage ...

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  18. BIC administrators, teachers address public on proposed millage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    LEACHVILLE, AR - A city-wide power outage in Monette forced Buffalo Island School District Administrators to change the venue for a public meeting on a proposed millage increase.

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  19. Economic growth, unemployment set to be top agenda for AquinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... level in more than two years. "Life is harder now. Many are going hungry because they cannot afford to buy food," Monette Danao, a market Vendor said. "We are poorer now than before and the soaring prices are not helping." Herminio Coloma, ...

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  20. Man arrested for drugs says pants were not hisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Craighead County Sheriff's Office, Tamez was stopped shortly before 11:30 p.m. for speeding on County Road 591 near Monette. When asked why he was traveling so fast, Tamez reportedly said the vehicle belonged to his brother and "he was late getting ... 5 comments

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