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

    Monday | 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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  2. Trial date delayed for Greene County justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  3. Paragould girl impaled by deer antler in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | 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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  4. 11 taken to hospital, 1 arrested after school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | 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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  5. School bus accident in Craighead CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | 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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  6. One Dead, Two Hurt in Wreck in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | 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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  7. Greene Co Judge Unveils New Sign & Program For Convicted ShopliftersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | 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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  8. Semi-truck driver sustains minor injuries in rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 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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  9. 2 local men killed in head-on crash Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 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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  10. Former Greene County clerk convicted of theft wants sentence changed due to family issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    A former Greene County Circuit Court clerk is in jail. Etta Edwards turned herself in just before midnight Saturday.

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  11. Teen detained on felony drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Kinston Free Press

    Tyreek Rasheed Exum received felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule VI controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed in the Greene County jail under a $7,500 bond and was scheduled to appear in Greene County District Court on Monday.

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  12. ABC approves private club permits for 2 local restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KAIT-TV

    ... no complaints from area residents or public officials from either community regarding the private club status. Greene County Sheriff Dan Langston was reported as having "no objections" to the Paragould restaurant serving beer and wine on the ... 103 comments

  13. Crash kills one, injures three othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - A woman was killed and three people were injured in a crash Friday night on Highway 49. The crash happened around 11 p.m. in front of the Party Store on the Greene County line, according to Sheriff Dan Langston and Arkansas State Police. The ASP crash report stated a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling north when it turned in front of and collided with a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer traveling south.

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  14. Hwy. 49 accident late Friday night injures 3, one criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY,AR - An accident on Highway 49 Friday night closed the highway for several hours. Sheriff Dan Langston said one car was driving north and was turning into the Party Store on the Greene County line when he was t-boned on the passenger side by a car heading south.

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  15. Money pours in from liquor stores to defeat AR alcohol amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... the financial report, the store contributed $100,000 to the group. Other contributors from Region 8 included: Greene County Beer Association in Paragould contributed $60,000; Porter's Inc. in Augusta contributed $20,000; D&C Inc. (The Country Store) ...

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    Sep 10, 2014 | 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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  17. Court affirms conviction of Region 8 man found guilty of raping, marrying daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Joseph Chunestudy JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Region 8 man was rightfully convicted of raping his own daughter, whom he later married. In 2011 a Greene County jury found Joseph Chunestudy, 55, guilty of rape.

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  18. Suspect wanted in Greene, Pitt arrested at McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    Greene County investigators arrested a man wanted on drug and theft charges in two counties Aug. 27 while he was at the McDonald's in Snow Hill. Tyler John Hudson, 26, picked up Greene County charges of felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and shoplifting.

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  19. Doctor charged with 3 more voyeurism countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Courier

    A Paragould gynecologist accused of taking photographs of a nude patient faces additional charges after police said three more patients identified pictures of themselves on his cellphone, according to documents filed in a Greene County court. Greene County District Judge Dan Stidham found probable cause to charge Paul Becton with three more counts of felony video voyeurism.

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    Sep 3, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... a capacity of 42 and often houses 45-50. If the jail were to close, most county inmates would be housed in the Greene County Jail, and Marshall said alternative sentencing could be used to decrease that number. As an alternative to sending inmates ...

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