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  1. U.S. spelling bee written test trips up Arkansas 8th-graderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A written vocabulary test eliminated Arkansas' spelling champion Jackson Parker from continuing on to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee today. Jackson, 14, an eighth-grader at Paragould Junior High School, correctly spelled both words posed to him during preliminary rounds Wednesday, but he did not score high enough on the written vocabulary and spelling portion to advance.

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  2. Paragould teen makes it through two rounds of Scripps National Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Region 8 teen made Arkansas proud Wednesday as the only student from the Natural State to compete at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Jackson Parker, an 8th grader at Paragould Junior High, made it through two preliminary rounds Wednesday.

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  3. Paragould Chamber of Commerce to host clean sweep weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Clean Sweep Paragould Week, an effort to beautify businesses in the town, is kicking off June 1. Each day that week Paragould Chamber members are challenging store owners with a different task. "Clean Sweep Paragould is a week we've set aside for awareness for our citizens to think about, to look at their properties," Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Sue McGowan said.

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  4. Students decorate, fill shoe boxes for soldiers serving abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Pay It Forward Paragould wants Region 8 to step up and let our veterans know they care. The shoe box project is underway.

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  5. Mobile man arrested on rape charges in northeast ARRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    A man indicted on rape charges in Alabama was captured in Wednesday. An official with the U.S. Marshals Service tells Region 8 News Stephen Brickey was arrested in Paragould.

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  6. Private colleges' 51% rate a dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | NWAonline

    ... college admissions exam, department data show. Of the private and independent colleges, Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould had the lowest six-year graduation rate at 17.7 percent of the 62 students entering in 2009, department data show. On the ...

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  7. Woman Dies in Accident Friday in Poinsett CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | FOX16

    A woman is dead after an accident in Poinsett County. 30-year-old Amber Leeann Cooper of Paragould died in the wreck. 3 comments

  8. Paragould woman dies in 1-car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Arkansas Online

    A Paragould woman died Friday morning in a one-vehicle wreck in Poinsett County, Arkansas State Police said.

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  9. Lady Eagles use Lyons for win over RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Vilonia took a "Buggy" ride to the Class 5A state softball title Friday as part of Centennial Bank's championship weekend. A three-run home run by Buggy Lyons provided the difference in the Lady Eagles' 5-2 victory over Paragould at Fayetteville's Bogle Park.

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  10. Paragould woman killed in Poinsett Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POINSETT COUNTY, AR - A Paragould woman was killed Friday morning after her car struck a tree in Poinsett County. According to a crash report by Arkansas State Police, Amber Leeann Cooper, 30, was driving north on Highway 63 just south of Highway 135 at around 8 a.m. Cooper then headed into the median and while she was trying to get back in her lane, she overcorrected, went into a ditch and struck a tree.

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  11. Lady Eagles try to complete strong closing runRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Lady Eagles lost six players off a team that lost 5-2 to White Hall in last year's 5A state title game. Vilonia is back and will play Paragould for the state championship at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas' Bogle Park.

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  12. Police chiefs gather for regional meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - Police chiefs from all over Region 8 came together Thursday to better Region 8 law enforcement. It was all a part of the Northeast Regional Meeting for the Association of Chiefs of Police. 4 comments

  13. RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Times-Dispatch

    Brandon and Jessica Cissell of Paragould have announced the birth of their first child, a daughter, born May 13, 2015, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Treka Danielle Freer and Ethan Brant Clark will exchange wedding vows at 7 p.m. June 6 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Taylor, 4203 Peachtree Avenue, Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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  14. Utility's Plant in Paragould, Arkansas, Receives Silver Safety AwardRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Trailer/Body Builders

    ... trailer manufacturing industry's average DART of 4.2, with a minimum of 200,000 work-hours. In 2014, Utility's Paragould plant achieved a 1.04 DART Rate (75% better than the industry average), and better than their 2013 record DART of 1.10. "Our ...

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  15. Alcoholic Beverage Control considering private club permit for non-profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... for a Restaurant Beer & Wine-On Premises Only permit for Feisty B's Bar & Grill, located at 160 Greene 721 Rd. in Paragould. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

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  16. Habitat for Humanity of Paragould celebrates land donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Habitat for Humanity of Paragould along with the Greene County Baptist Association threw a block party Tuesday evening in celebration of a big accomplishment. The party was held at Westview Baptist Church, 1.5 acres of land donated by William and Lois Prestidge.

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  17. Alcoholic Beverage Control considering private club permit for ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... for a Restaurant Beer & Wine-On Premises Only permit for Feisty B's Bar & Grill, located at 160 Greene 721 Rd. in Paragould. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

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  18. Torch run brings awareness to Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Law enforcement agencies across Region 8 helped bring awareness to the Special Olympics on Monday. It all kicked off Monday morning in Clay County and moved onto Greene County.

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  19. 'Grass zit' video goes viral, raises questions about phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Tony Lucius of Paragould released a video recently that shows a bubble of water under his grass. When Lucius shot the video, he wasn't sure what he was looking at, but had a good feeling that what was under the grass was water.

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  20. 'Grass Zit' brings up questions around Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Tony Lucius of Paragould released a video recently that shows a bubble of water under his grass. When Lucius shot the video, he wasn't sure what he was looking at, but had a good feeling that what was under the grass was water.

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