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  1. Rita Joan SutphinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... of the late Cleo Jackson and Pauline (Guthrie) Bullock. She married Donald A. Sutphin on August 22, 1953 in Pocahontas, Arkansas and he passed away on December 14, 2006. She was a dedicated and loving homemaker. She cherished her family and enjoyed ...

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

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Times-Dispatch

    ... County. At an early age, my dad was disabled in an accident, and we had to move into the housing projects in Pocahontas. As you can see, I grew up like a lot of other hard-working people in Northeast Arkansas, with very little, but like a lot of ...

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  3. Carroll McCann | 95 | PearlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Pike Press

    ... Hospital in Alton. He was born Feb. 13, 1923 in Pearl to Ivy and Cecil Jackson McCann. He married Lois Gourley in Pocahontas, Ark. April 22, 1950, and she survives. After graduating high school, Carroll worked at Brown Shoe Company and then for ...

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  4. School prepares for traffic for fair and football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - More than 20,000 people attended the Randolph County Fair last year and this year that event is being held on the same day as Pocahontas High School's first home football game. The Randolph County Fair is held on school property.

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  5. Pocahontas man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    IZARD COUNTY, AR - A Pocahontas man died when his motorcycle ran off the road and struck an embankment. The crash, according to an Arkansas State Police incident report, occurred at 12:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 9 in Izard County.

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  6. Randolph County planning for new health departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    ... ve them out." The new health department will sit on a piece of property near the hospital and the nursing home in Pocahontas. The new health department should be complete by Summer 2019. Copyright 2018 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  7. Pre-assessment helping kindergartners in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - For many kids, the first day of kindergarten can be a little scary, but teachers at one Randolph County school district are working to make kids more comfortable on their first day. At Alma Spikes Elementary in Pocahontas, teachers have a unique approach that's helped kids for years.

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  8. Voters pass millage increase for new Pocahontas school buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Voters passed a millage increase Tuesday night for the Pocahontas School District. According to Randolph County Clerk Rhonda Blevins, unofficial results show 723 people voted for the millage increase while 286 people voted against the increase.

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  9. City purchases property for shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - For the past two mayor's terms, the City of Pocahontas has searched for new property for a city shop to house their road equipment, and now that search is finally over. Pocahontas Mayor Kary Story said because of flash and severe flooding issues at their current property, the city has needed a new place for the shop.

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  10. Museum draws customers to purchase unique gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A unique game sold at a Pocahontas museum is gaining some new attention. It all springs from a recent post on the Randolph County Heritage Museum's Facebook page.

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  11. District adding two school resource officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas School District will have two new members on staff helping make campus safer this school year. The district is adding two school resource offices for the upcoming school year.

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  12. District works to accommodate 180 1st grade studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas School District is changing classroom plans ahead of the first day of school, to make room for 180 1st grade students. Alma Spikes Elementary was originally only supposed to have eight teachers for first grade students.

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  13. Tuckerman storm damage brings in relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... three times after Hurricane Harvey, helping with flooding in Baton Rouge, and helping with the flooding in Pocahontas. "We go where they need us. Where God sends us, we go," said Woods. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief said they'll stay in the ...

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  14. Man arrested in domestic battery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A Randolph County man is facing several charges after he reportedly assaulted a woman earlier this week. According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, Jeff Willmuth of Pocahontas was arrested on suspicion of second-degree domestic battery, breaking or entering and violation of a no-contact order after the incident.

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  15. VA clinic now open daily in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - An outpatient clinic for the VA is now open daily in Randolph County, with officials working to offer healthcare services to a large portion of the region. A ribbon cutting was held Friday for the clinic, located at 300 Camp Road in Pocahontas. 2 comments

  16. BRTC looking for new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Officials at Black River Technical College will be naming an interim president later this month as the search for a new president begins at the Pocahontas-based college. Dr. Eric Turner has taken a job with a university in Missouri and the college is now being run by four department heads.

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  17. Randolph County wet dry petition submitted, next step certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A petition to have a wet/dry vote in Randolph County on the November general election ballot has been submitted, with the next step involving election officials verifying the signatures on the petition. The group, Let Randolph County Vote, turned in the petition with 4,490 signatures this week. 23 comments

  18. Arkansas prosecutor to seek death penalty in murder caseRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Courier

    TV reports that Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce on Tuesday formally charged 25-year-old Nicholaus David Patterson with two counts of capital murder. Authorities allege Patterson killed Ricky Bozwell and Rita Bozwell on July 10 at their Pocahontas home.

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  19. Prosecutor to seek death penalty against man charged with grandparents' murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The state of Arkansas will seek the death penalty for the man charged with killing his grandparents. Nicholaus David Patterson, 25, of Pocahontas appeared in Randolph County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

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  20. 3 people killed in accidents in 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    A 22-year-old Jonesboro man was killed after the dump truck he was driving hit two 18-wheelers Thursday morning, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly after 6 a.m. on U.S. 67 near Pocahontas and north of the county line separating Lawrence and Randolph counties, the report said.

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