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  1. Greene Co. man arrested for selling drugs to police informantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KAIT-TV

    MARMADUKE, AR - A Greene County man is in jail after he reportedly sold drugs to someone working with police. Dexter Jordan, 24, of Marmaduke was arrested Monday on possession of meth, delivery of meth and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms charges. 1 comment

  2. Storm Shelter Rebate program to receive money soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management informed homeowners in the state that their Storm Shelter/Safe Room Rebate program ran out of money. This program allows people in the state to purchase storm shelters or safe rooms that meet FEMA standards and receive half of the money they spent, up to $1,000.

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  3. Paragould businessman William Block has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KAIT-TV

    ... chairman of the City Beautiful Commission, President of the Paragould Rotary Club 1956-57, Board member for Greene County Community Fund, and a member of the Paragould Country Club's building committee. A long-time affiliation with First Federal ...

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  4. Shooting range desperately neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Courier

    ... larger town that might envy its smaller neighbor, Paragould. The envy I'm referring to is the vision that the Greene County Wildlife Club had many years ago to build a shooting range just outside of Paragould on the Scatter Creek Wildlife Management ...

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  5. First responders train, tear bus to shredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - When first responders come to the scene of a bus or big truck accident, they must attack it differently than a regular car accident. That is why the Greene County Rescue Squad invited multiple first responder teams from all over Region 8 to get hands on training in Paragould, Saturday.

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  6. Police investigate break-in at a Paragould middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Office and Paragould Police Department are investigating a break-in at Greene County Tech Middle School. According to police, Brandon Alsup busted through the front doors of the school and busted down a few doors to get to the principal's office.

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  7. Superheroes raise money for Arkansas Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Superheroes from across Region 8 braved the rain to help raise money for Arkansas Children's Hospital. The Greene County chapter of Circle of Friends sponsored the inaugural Superhero Flash Dash 5K Saturday morning in Paragould.

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  8. Police investigate break-in at Paragould elementary schoolRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Office and Paragould Police Department are investigating a break-in at Greene County Tech Middle School. According to police, someone busted through the front doors of the school and busted down a few doors to get to the principal's office.

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  9. continued...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Times-Dispatch

    Jacob Houston believes in the mission of Jumpstart Ministries and has gone through the program himself. "The program did a lot for me.

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  10. Sheriff: Paragould man left voice mail apologizing for violating employer's trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Greene County man turned himself over to Baxter County authorities and was arrested on a felony bench warrant. The warrant was issued in February for Kenneth Dwayne Freeman II, 28, of Paragould after investigating a complaint against him from his former employer in June 2014.

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  11. Paragould juvenile killed in dirt bike crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - A Paragould youth has died after a crash on Saturday involving a dirt bike. According to Arkansas State Police, the crash happened around 3:15 p.m. on Arkansas Highway 34 and Greene County Road 653.

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  12. Paragould boy dies in dirt bike crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | NWAonline

    The boy, of Paragould, was driving a dirt bike north on County Road 653 in Greene County about 3 p.m. According to a preliminary accident report, he pulled out in front of a 1998 Volvo that was traveling west on Arkansas 34, and the two collided. A new law requires state police to redact the names and addresses of minors from crash reports that are made public.

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  13. Woman puts whiskey bottle in her pants, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... woman was dancing down the aisles of Hilltop Spirits and then stuffed a bottle of whiskey in her pants. The Greene County Sheriff's Department said Christina Lane was arrested in that case. Lane was taken to the Greene County Detention Center. A man ...

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

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  15. Game plan for state tournaments with pending winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  16. Sheriff's Facebook page popular among residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  17. Sheriff's Facebook page popular among residentsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  18. City and county departments do their part to clear roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  19. Organization spreads love with nearly 1,000 Valentine's Day cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | 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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    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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