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

    7 hrs ago | 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. 1 comment

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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  3. JP pleads guilty to batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 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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  4. Quorum court member given 3 year probation for striking judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  5. Paragould Police Department supports Smart911Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  6. Smart911 supported by Paragould policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  7. Greene County Public Library hosts 'Food for Fines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - If your books are overdue, one Region 8 library is asking for food instead of money. The Greene County Public Library in Paragould is collecting food for Mission Outreach.

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  8. Local winners and losers in Tuesday's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | KAIT-TV

    ... Copenhaver of District 58 and Robert Thompson of District 20 were given the boot. After serving the people of Greene County for 18 years, Dan Langston awoke Wednesday morning with the realization that citizens had voted him out in favor of David ...

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    Wednesday Oct 29 | Times-Dispatch

    ... to house inmates in other jails but Freeman said the cost would strain the county too heavily. The facility in Greene County has enough available beds but the fee required to house Lawrence County inmates could cost upwards of $2,000 a day, ...

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  10. Sheriff's office: Two men kick in front doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... - Due to wet conditions, the 5A-East District Cross Country Meet had been postponed until Thursday, announced Greene County IMBODEN - The Tuckerman Junior Lady Bulldogs slipped by the Hillcrest Junior Lady Screamin' Eagles 26-25 Monday in the Bill ...

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  11. Paragould Man Jailed In Clarksville Sexual Assault CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Zachary T. Reeves, was arrested in Greene County and transferred into the Johnson County Detention Center. He faces three charges of fourth-degree sexual assault, according to a news release from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Snow Hill man arrested for heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Snow Hill resident Robert Earl Barfield, 70, went into custody, according to Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith, after an investigation assisted by the Ayden Police Department's K-9 and narcotics officers. He's charged with three counts of felony heroin trafficking, along with felony maintaining a place for controlled substances and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  13. Trial date delayed for Greene County justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The felony battery trial of a Greene County justice of the peace is being delayed by a month and moved to a neighboring county. The defense attorney for Justice Ronnie Wood told the Paragould Daily Press that Woods' scheduled court appearance has been moved from Monday until Nov. 20 and will be in Craighead County.

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  14. Paragould girl impaled by deer antler in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    A Greene County teenager was injured in a single vehicle accident with a deer Wednesday afternoon, according to a Jonesboro police report. According to police, Victoria Lyn Henry, of Paragould, was impaled by a deer antler during the accident.

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  15. 11 taken to hospital, 1 arrested after school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... School District Bus #8566 was dropping off children in the 8200-block of County Road 333 near the Craighead/Greene County line. Justin Rolland with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office said the school bus was heading south and was moving when it ...

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  16. School bus accident in Craighead CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... School District Bus #8566 was dropping off children in the 8200 block of County Road 333 near the Craighead/Greene County line. Presley said the bus was moving when it was involved in the accident. Details of the accident are limited at this time. ...

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  17. One Dead, Two Hurt in Wreck in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | FOX16

    A woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Paragould early Friday. 33-year-old Jennifer Hill was killed in the accident.

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  18. Greene Co Judge Unveils New Sign & Program For Convicted ShopliftersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | FOX16

    Shoplifters can wear the sign in front of the court house for 3 hours and spend 3 days behind bars. GREENE COUNTY, AR- 3 days in jail or 3 hours of public humiliation? A Greene County District Court Judge is now giving convicted shoplifters and option under a new program set to launch October 15. District Court Judge Dan Stidham says he may have found a solution to combat growing theft in his community.

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  19. Semi-truck driver sustains minor injuries in rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - Emergency responders in Greene County worked a rollover accident involving an 18-wheeler on Highway 141, according to the Greene County Sheriff's Office. According to dispatch, the accident happened near the Western Greene County water tower shortly before 9:00 Wednesday morning.

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  20. 2 local men killed in head-on crash Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MARMADUKE, AR - Two Region 8 men were killed in a head-on collision early Wednesday morning in Greene County. According to Arkansas State Police, the crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. on State Highway 49, south of Marmaduke.

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