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  1. Pawn shop petitions used to protect stolen itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - A Region 8 sheriff has tips for you to protect yourself so you do not become a victim twice. Carla Wilson of Paragould found her stolen property in a local pawn shop and then had to buy it back in February.

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  2. Game plan for state tournaments with pending winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Greene County Tech High School is one of the locations for the 5A State Basketball Tournament that started on Tuesday. Some of the best teams in the state will make their way to Greene County to play, but the tournament could be overshadowed by a round of winter weather.

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  3. Sheriff's Facebook page popular among residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Sheriffs' offices are turning to social media to keep the public informed and safe. In the short time it has been up and running, the Greene County Sheriff's Office Facebook page already has more than 2,000 "likes."

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  4. Sheriff's Facebook page popular among residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Sheriff's Offices are turning to social media to keep the public informed and safe. In the short time it's been up and running, the Greene County Sheriff's Office Facebook page already has more than 2,000 'likes.'

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  5. City and county departments do their part to clear roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to prevent ice on the roads. Five days later and there is still ice on some roads. Seth Stephenson spoke with Greene County and Paragould officials to find out what they are doing to help drivers out on the road. See his report on Region 8 News at 5 ...

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  6. Organization spreads love with nearly 1,000 Valentine's Day cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Pay it Forward Paragould and several other volunteers spread lots of love Saturday. Children from all around Greene County designed nearly 1,000 Valentine's Day cards to deliver to the elderly.

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  7. continued...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Times-Dispatch

    ... committee narrowed it down to HMN Architects, Inc. to recommend to the court. The firm, which worked on the Greene County Jail, would be able to draw up preliminary design plans for locations being considered, such as the former Black Rock School ...

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  8. Sand Creek off limits in Greene Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - A popular spot for Greene County residents is off limits to those who do not have permission to be there. Over the weekend numerous citations were issued to people on Sand Creek.

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  9. Making the Greene County Jail safer with technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The Greene County jail made inmate visitation easier and safer with technology. Video monitors are now in the lobby of the Greene County Jail and located in each cell.

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

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  11. Springfield Used Car Dealer Sentenced for Odometer FraudRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  12. Sheriff urges safety at new intersection on Highway 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  13. Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith Announces Run for Re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  14. Bill proposes changes to sex offender reporting requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  15. Downtown Paragould optimistic for 2015 growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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