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  1. Ticks to increase as Region 8 enters the summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - For those in Region 8 who love to be outdoors, be warned: This will be a bad year for ticks. Lake Frierson State Park Superintendent Justin Huss says expect to see more ticks this year.

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  2. Habitat for Humanity of Paragould celebrates land donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Habitat for Humanity of Paragould along with the Greene County Baptist Association threw a block party Tuesday evening in celebration of a big accomplishment. The party was held at Westview Baptist Church, 1.5 acres of land donated by William and Lois Prestidge.

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  3. Torch run brings awareness to Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Law enforcement agencies across Region 8 helped bring awareness to the Special Olympics on Monday. It all kicked off Monday morning in Clay County and moved onto Greene County.

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  4. Storm shelter requirements for certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - FEMA released a new set of guidelines to get your storm shelter certified. Shelters that want to meet the qualifications may need to have some extra work done to them.

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  5. Deputies rescue dogs in Greene County, 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - More than a dozen dogs were rescued and two people were arrested on Wednesday night from a home in Greene County. According to Greene County Sheriff David Carter, deputies found 13 dogs living in a house on Greene County Road 705, near Lake Frierson State Park.

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  6. Invasive creatures cause issues in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Last week a piranha was found in Lake Bentonville in Northwest Arkansas, but this isn't the first time a fish non-native to Arkansas has shown up. Asian carp, snake head fish and the didymo fungus are some of the invasive species that have been found in Arkansas in the past.

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  7. Ob/gyn Becton sentenced in video voyeurism case.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Arkansas Times

    ... Becton, 69, who operated the Becton Women's Clinic in Paragould, entered his guilty plea this morning in Greene County Circuit Court. He was ordered to register as a sex offender. A news release issued by 2nd District Prosecuting Attorney Scott ...

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  8. Former Greene Co. OBGYN Sentenced in Video Voyeurism CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | FOX16

    ... and executed a search warrant finding evidence on Becton's iPhone corroborating the patient's complaint. Greene County District Judge Dan Stidham subsequently issued warrants for Becton's arrest. Stidham ordered a $500,000 bond after the doctor was ...

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  9. Woman arrested after stop yields drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KAIT-TV

    ... did not have it. A background check on Bippus showed that she had a suspended license and was wanted out of Greene County. Both the driver and passenger were very nervous during the stop, according to Blackwood. A K-9 officer arrived on scene and ...

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  10. Company encourages safety for the entire familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | KAIT-TV

    ... Saturday. Employees and their families were invited to learn about all different aspects of staying safe. The Greene County Sheriff's Department, Paragould Police Department and Fire Department joined a number of first responders to assist in ...

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  11. Snakes make a return with warmer temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - With warmer weather now moved back into Region 8, a lot of people are getting out and enjoying the sunshine, but we aren't the only ones wondering back out. Snakes have made a return too and it is important you know where the areas they commonly occupy.

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  12. Hazards increase for boaters as lake waters riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The weather is warming around Region 8 and with that more boaters are hitting the waterways. This year, though, boaters are entering the water with extra hazards as water has risen, causing more logs and stumps to be submerged beneath the surface.

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  13. ROBBINS v. ROBBINSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | FindLaw

    Appeal by defendant from order entered 8 January 2014 by Judge Tim Finan in Greene County District Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals 18 November 2014.

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  14. Man Dead, Four Injured in Crash in Northeast ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | FOX16

    A man is dead and four people injured after a wreck in Greene County on Saturday. 66-year-old Johnny Mangrum of Paragould died in the accident.

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  15. Name of Paragould man in deadly crash releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Arkansas State Police released the name of a Paragould man killed in a crash Saturday. State trooper Aaron Morphis said Christina Lancaster, 29, of Paragould, was driving a maroon Chevy Trailblazer south on Highway 49 when she crossed the center line.

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  16. Paragould man killed in Highway 49 crash, juvenile airliftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Arkansas State Police said a man was killed in an accident on Highway 49 North in Greene County late Saturday morning. A state trooper said a maroon Chevy Trailblazer crossed the center line and hit a black 1998 Dodge Caravan at around 10:57 a.m., just north of the Ironhorse restaurant in Paragould.

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  17. Funeral home van involved in Highway 49 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Arkansas State Police is on the scene of a bad accident on Highway 49 North in Greene County. According to ASP, officers are still at the scene of the crash between Marmaduke and Paragould.

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  18. Medium grain can have a fit in Mid-South rice - if it has a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... off the ridge that runs through northeast Arkansas and into rice country between Jonesboro and Paragould in Greene County. That's how his grandfather, Gordon Nutt, and his father, Richard Nutt, became involved with growing rice, and how Raney wound ...

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  19. Parking spot designated for Veterans at Region 8 Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Office says ''thank you'' to our veterans. Wounded veterans now have their own parking spot at the sheriff's office.

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  20. Sheriff: Greene County is cracking down on drug useRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Department had a very busy weekend. Multiple drug arrests were made on both Saturday and Sunday.

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