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  1. Arrest made in Greene County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kinston Free Press

    Freeman, 25, resided in the 600 block of Chicken Shack Road in Hookerton prior to his arrest around 3:48 p.m. Taylor was reported missing by his family Jan. 5 after no one had heard or seen him since Dec. 21. He was found in a shed near the intersection of South Fourth and East Church streets in Hookerton on Jan. 9. Freeman, 25, resided in the 600 block of Chicken Shack Road in Hookerton prior to his arrest around 3:48 p.m. Taylor was reported missing by his family Jan. 5 after no one had heard or seen him since Dec. 21. He was found in a shed near the intersection of South Fourth and East Church streets in Hookerton on Jan. 9. Prior to the murder charge, Freeman had cases in Greene County District Court relating to misdemeanor counts of being intoxicated and disruptive and communicating threats from 2014.

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  2. Springfield Used Car Dealer Sentenced for Odometer FraudRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Ashley Bolton was sentenced Wednesday in Greene County Circuit Court to four years in the Department of Corrections, with the execution of the sentence suspended so long as he meets all other terms of the sentence. Bolton must serve 30 days' shock-incarceration in the Greene County jail and five years of supervised probation, and is prohibited from working as or for a licensed automobile dealer.

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  3. Sheriff urges safety at new intersection on Highway 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... for law enforcement officials. "For years, there's never been a sign, a stop sign on this road, Highway 69," Greene County Sheriff David Carter said. Now that there is, Sheriff Carter told Region 8 News that it's creating some problems. "We have got ...

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  4. Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith Announces Run for Re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NBC29

    Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith is officially running for re-election. He made the announcement Tuesday morning in front of Greene County Circuit Court in Stanardsville.

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  5. Bill proposes changes to sex offender reporting requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - A new bill could change the way sex offenders register and report in the state of Arkansas. The bill, introduced by Senator Jon Woods and Representative Charlene Fite, would require local law enforcement agencies to take on more of the responsibilities, instead of the Arkansas Crime Information Center.

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  6. Downtown Paragould optimistic for 2015 growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... that are spent in independent owned businesses, the majority of those, or cents on a dollar, stay within Greene County and Paragould," Jarrett said. Jarrett said 2015 will bring two new businesses, a retail store and a new restaurant. "If downtown ...

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  7. Women wanted for opiate trafficking arrested in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    According to GCSO reports, Lashauna Faye Turnage was brought into custody around 10:16 a.m. She's charged with two felony counts of trafficking in opium or heroin and one felony charge of conspiracy to traffic opium or heroin. Turnage, 31, was placed into the Greene County jail under a $500,000 bond and is scheduled to appear today in Greene County District Court.

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  8. 2 killed, 2 injured in crash on HWY 49Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A three-vehicle accident killed two and injured two others on Highway 49 in Greene County Saturday evening. According to a news release, Paragould police officers were called out to the accident in front of the Carriage Hills subdivision at around 5:30.

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  9. Truck driver possibly injured in rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Greene County Sheriff's Department worked an 18-wheeler rollover crash on Highway 34 between Beech Grove and Oak Grove Heights. The sheriff's department was called to the crash around 7:15 a.m. Friday.

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  10. Truck driver possibly injured in rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The driver of a grain truck may have been injured in a rollover crash. The Greene County Sheriff's Department worked an 18-wheeler rollover crash on Highway 34 between Beech Grove and Oak Grove Heights.

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  11. Sheriff's department working 18-wheeler rollover in Greene Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Greene County Sheriff's Department is working an 18-wheeler rollover crash on Highway 34 between Beech Grove and Oak Grove Heights. No word on injuries at this time.

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  12. Arkansas nursing home resident still singingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A small crowd gathers around the piano in Greene Acres Nursing Home monthly as Sam Turpin and Lillian White perform together. Turpin, a 71-year-old resident of the home and Greene County, sings while White plays the piano.

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  13. Arkansas nursing home resident still singingRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Washington Times

    A small crowd gathers around the piano in Greene Acres Nursing Home monthly as Sam Turpin and Lillian White perform together. Turpin, a 71-year-old resident of the home and Greene County, sings while White plays the piano.

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  14. Tree falls on man, airlifted to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A man was airlifted to Memphis Saturday after a tree fell on him in Region 8. The Greene County Rescue Squad, Paragould Police Department and the Paragould Fire Department responded to a call at 11:43 a.m. that a tree fell on a man in Northern Paragould, just inside city limits. According to Paragould Police Dispatch, the man was responsive and talking to officers as he was being put in the helicopter.

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  15. Two men sentenced to probation for commercial burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Two Paragould men were given four months of probation after they pleaded guilty to commercial burglary, according to documents filed in Greene County Circuit Court. Garry M. Brown, 27, of Paragould and Brett Herren, 23, of Paragould were given probation by Circuit Judge Randy Philhours on Monday. 7 comments

  16. Paragould man sentenced to prison for double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Greene County judge sentenced a man to 20 years in prison for the attempted murder of two people back in March. Ceasar Johnson, 22, of Paragould was ordered to the Arkansas Department of Correction after he pleaded guilty to attempted murder, according to Greene County Circuit Court records.

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  17. JP pleads guilty to batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    JONESBORO -- A Greene County justice of the peace pleaded guilty to striking County Judge Jerry Shipman during a Jan. 22 altercation and was sentenced to three years' probation Thursday, officials said.

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  18. Quorum court member given 3 year probation for striking judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Greene County justice of the peace will have a difficult time working with the county judge after he pleaded guilty to second degree battery Thursday. Ronnie Wood, 58, of Paragould was sentenced to three years probation for his role in an altercation with outgoing Greene County Judge Jerry Shipman, according to documents filed in Greene County Circuit Court.

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  19. Paragould Police Department supports Smart911Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... help your family get help, faster. The Paragould Police Department is encouraging everyone in Paragould and Greene County to sign up for Smart911. Captain Greg Trout of the Paragould Police Department said they are all about it. "This is something ...

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  20. Smart911 supported by Paragould policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Paragould Police Department is encouraging everyone in Greene County to sign up for Smart911. It is an online database where you can enter emergency contact information.

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