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  1. Region 8 Sheriff's deputy takes care of dog while owners healRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - A deputy with the Greene County Sheriff's Department went out of his way to make sure all members of a family were kept safe after a recent car crash. According to the department's Facebook page , the wreck left a puppy stranded.

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  2. Saints and Sinners riding for AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Saints and Sinners RC will hit the road this Saturday morning to raise money for Arkansas Children's Hospital in their annual Angel Run. The ride is a Dice Run with the first bike out at 11 a.m. The last bike is in at 3 p.m. The fundraiser is $15 a hand; $5 for each additional hand.

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  3. continued...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Times-Dispatch

    ... north edge of the Hoxie Park on Cotter Street. All recycling is done through the NEA Regional Recycling Center in Paragould. The center empties the contents at least once a week but can be called to pick up using the number listed on the bin, if ...

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

    Monday Mar 23 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Funeral services have been announced for longtime Paragould businessman William "Bill" Jefferson Block. Block, who was born June 28, 1925, died Sunday in Paragould at the age of 89. According to the M.F. Block Insurance Company's Facebook pate, visitation will be held Thursday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Heath Funeral Home, 321 West Garland.

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

    Monday Mar 23 | The Courier

    ... for shopping and entertainment. Jonesboro could be considered a 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 ...

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  6. Rough roads stick around in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Damage from this winter continues to pop up around the region, especially in the form of potholes on the roadways. On Friday, Alan Walter with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said they are working to keep the potholes filled, but what they are filling the potholes with isn't a permanent fix.

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  7. Winter weather damages concrete in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Region 8 residents are still feeling the effects of the snow and ice, but this time in the form of busted concrete. Michael Belmont, the owner of Cantrell Concrete said he has not seen a lot of cases of damaged driveways, but they are out there.

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  8. Germ-X 'dare' sends 7-year-old to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Paragould mother said she is upset with the school district her daughter attends after she was "dared to drink Germ-X" while in class at Paragould Primary School. Thaxton explained that her 7-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital for drinking an alcohol-based Germ-X.

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  9. Kinky Boots, Mamma Mia! on Walton center's show listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | NWAonline

    ... by Hee-Haw regular Leroy Troy on banjo, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at the Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould, part of Jonesboro public radio station KASU-FM, 91.9's Bluegrass Monday concert series. The station will issue tickets ...

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  10. 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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  11. Paragould police hold concealed carry classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Paragould Police Department is entering its 20th year of teaching concealed carry classes. A handful of people attended a class Saturday morning.

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  12. Cooking chili to help change livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - The 6th annual Chili Rodeo was held in Paragould Saturday to benefit the Northeast Arkansas Mission Outreach. Multiple organizations made chili for the event.

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  13. Military News March 21Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... onway and the sister of Meredith Montz of Greenbrier. She is also the granddaughter of Annama and Baxter Turner of Paragould, Ark.

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  14. GCT Boys Basketball Coach Jay Robertson reassignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Greene County Tech's boys' basketball team will have a new head coach for the 2015-16 season after current coach Jay Robertson requested reassignment at Thursday night's board meeting. According to the school board's minutes, Robertson will keep his salary effective through the 2015-16 school year.

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  15. Germ-X 'dare' sends 7 year old to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Paragould mother said she is upset with the school district her daughter attends after she was "dared to drink Germ-X" while in class at Paragould Primary School. The mother told Region 8 News on Friday that her 7-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital for drinking an alcohol-based Germ-X. 10 comments

  16. Region 8 Red Cross chapter installs smoke detectors in area homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KAIT-TV

    ... in October, the Northeast Arkansas Chapter of the Red Cross has given out 200 smoke alarms in Jonesboro and Paragould. Thursday, volunteers installed them in 15 more homes in the area. Knapp-Carver said over the course of the 5-year campaign, they ...

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  17. Pilot makes emergency landing after engine goes out half-mile from runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - A pilot flying a crop duster into Paragould for annual maintenance experienced engine trouble en route. Pilot Gary Cumbee was able to land the aircraft in a small field near Kirk Field Airport in Paragould.

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  18. Edenton Lands Positional VersatilityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... first baseman and bats in the top third of the order for the Red Wolves in 2015. Through 14 games this spring, the Paragould, AR native is slashing .404/.500/.558/1.058 with five doubles and a homer in 62 plate appearances. Everyone is hoping the ...

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  19. Plane crash reported at Paragould airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Emergency crews are on the scene of a plane crash at Paragould's Kirk Field, 305 Airport Rd. We are getting reports that a small plane is in the fence line along Highway 49. According to airport officials, a crop duster had engine trouble and stopped 400-500' short of the runway, clipping an old farm fence. Region 8 News has a crew on the way and will have an update as information becomes available.

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  20. Community makes prom happen for Paragould ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Less than a month before the Prom Dress Ministry's second annual event, Director Ginger Thornton found the storage unit that housed the dresses flooded. The water ruined more than 40 donated dresses that would have gone to girls who couldn't afford their own.

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