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  1. Anne Kathleen (Lageman) RiceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Obits

    ... married Robert W. Rice on January 1, 1953 and he survives. After knowing each other only one week, they eloped to Pocahontas, Arkansas and just recently celebrated 64 years of marriage. Anne attended Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton, IL and three ...


  2. Power outage reported in Randolph, Greene countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A power outage Thursday night has impacted residents in at least two counties as well as emergency officials in Randolph County. According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, he received a call about the outage.


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    Wednesday Feb 14 | Times-Dispatch

    The Walnut Ridge Airport Commission approved a lease during Monday's meeting with Zulu, LLC, on the building currently occupied by Parachute Inn. Zulu owner Seth Hardage of Pocahontas plans to invest $125,000 into the new business.


  4. New pizza place to open soon in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Pocahontas is getting a new pizza place. Mayor Kary Story told Region 8 News that Domino's Pizza is slated to open soon in the Randolph County town.


  5. College wraps up flood repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Black River Technical College's Pocahontas campus was damaged during May flooding in 2017 and they are finally finishing up repairs to their campus. Several buildings on campus, including the library and the Randolph County Development Center, sustained flood damage.


  6. Center to host annual hog butcheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | KAIT-TV

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR - The Eddie Mae Herron Center and Museum in Pocahontas will host a ceremonial hog butchering on Saturday. The hog will be slaughtered in the same manner that people did many years ago, in honor of Black History Month.


  7. Foundation to raise money for Pocahontas hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A group in Pocahontas is coming together to support Five Rivers Medical Center. Seven individuals have now created a foundation to support the hospital.


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    Wednesday Feb 7 | Times-Dispatch

    Christina Spencer of Powhatan with LakeView Angus Farms visits with David Martin with Purina Mills, LLC, and Kristina Young of Powell Feed and Milling Co. in Imboden during the Lawrence and Randolph County Agri Appreciation Expo on Friday at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas.


  9. Pocahontas home a total loss in morning fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Pocahontas fire crews battled a house fire Monday morning. According to Fire Chief Darrel Kester, crews were dispatched to a home on Highway 67 around 6:35 a.m. Crews were on scene for about five hours. 6 comments

  10. Earline Penrod GoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... and Ruby Melissa (Holmes) Harner. On January 7, 1948, Earline was united in marriage to Marion "Penny" Penrod in Pocahontas, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1984. Earline was later united in marriage to Lavern Gore on December 23, 2004, ...


  11. BRTC police academy hold trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Around 50 future law enforcement officers from Northeast Arkansas trained at Black River Technical College on Thursday. The recruits in the Law Enforcement Training Academy were challenged in the defensive tactics training to test their skills.


  12. College to memorialize fallen law enforcement graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Black River Technical College will soon memorialize Law Enforcement Training Academy graduates that have died in the line of duty. The memorial garden will honor three officers who were killed in the line of duty.


  13. New Officers Join Hardy PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Main Street Hardy

    ... Montgomery, Justin Simpkins, Kristy Burns and Jason Bristol," Taylor said. "Simpkins and Blansett are both from Pocahontas. Simpkins has experience with the Pocohontas Police Department. Blansett is actually a paramedic with the Spring River ... 6 comments

  14. Transportation museum set to open in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - People in Pocahontas will soon be able to visit a museum displaying the city's rich transportation history. The old Frisco Train Depot has been home to a visitors center for several years and now it will share the building with the museum.


  15. School addresses recent growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas School District is working to address their recent spike in enrollment. Just this year, the school's enrollment has gone up by 153 students. 5 comments

  16. Person of interest in missing kids case seen in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities in Missouri have issued an Endangered Person Advisory for three children police say were kidnapped in December. A person of interest was spotted in Pocahontas.


  17. RecordsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    ... on Thursday, Jan. 11th, 2018, at Greenwood Cemetery. Noah Allen Hoggard, infant son of Jordan and Kori Hoggard of Pocahontas, died Jan. 4, 2018, at Northeast Arkansas Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a ...


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    Jan 17, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    The 2018 Randolph and Lawrence County Agri Appreciation Expo has been set for Friday, Feb. 2, at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas. Hosted by the Extension Services and Chambers of Commerce in the two counties, the event will feature a variety of speakers, including opening speaker, Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward.


  19. Randolph Co. jail gets new doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR - An opportunity to have an in-house doctor at the Randolph County jail in Pocahontas can help save money and treat a large inmate population, Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble said Friday. Tribble said the department has worked for some time to find a way to provide medical care to inmates at the jail.


  20. Cold weather makes it difficult for local medical helicopter groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The cold, windy and sometimes icy conditions in the area have impacted a local medical helicopter group, but an official said Friday that the weather conditions can make things dangerous. Mike Emmons with Survival Flight 9 in Pocahontas said the group turned down 18 flights in December and has had to go without flying four days so far this month.


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