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  1. Harps set to open in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Pocahontas will be getting a new grocery store and city officials are happy about the opportunity. According to Pocahontas Mayor Kary Story, Harps Grocery Store will open at the corner of Highland Boulevard and North Thomasville Street on Feb. 15. The company hosted a job fair in January to fill several jobs at the store.

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  2. Pocahontas High School joins in with Make-A-WishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Students of Pocahontas High are joining together with sponsors across Northeast Arkansas to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Tracey Gholsom, school's nurse, said this is Pocahontas High's first time giving back to the foundation.

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  3. New playground at Pocahontas park raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Residents in the Pocahontas area are concerned about the new playground that will sit a few feet away from the Black River in Overlook Park. According to Mark Tanner, Park and Recreation Director of Pocahontas, placing the playground near the Black River won't be an issue.

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  4. Pocahontas school confirms mumps caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - 6:50 p.m., Feb. 3 UPDATE: Pocahontas High School principal Lesa Grooms said late Friday that the district is taking the health issue among students and employees seriously. "And also if there are any students who have any special circumstances, or extenuating circumstances that may put them at a greater risk, we will be contacting them directly," Grooms said.

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  5. PECO keying city, population growth, Story saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - There are hundreds of jobs available in Randolph County, with each job that is filled helping the overall economy, Pocahontas Mayor Kary Story said Monday. Last year, PECO opened its doors with nearly 1,100 jobs to fill.

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  6. ViewpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Times-Dispatch

    John Phillips of Walnut Ridge is passionate about the efforts of the Northeast Arkansas Wounded Warrior Group. This weekend is the annual duck hunt and banquet, which is headquartered at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas.

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    Jan 18, 2017 | Times-Dispatch

    ... and multimodal assets in the region. NEARIFA serves Randolph and Lawrence counties and the cities of Corning, Pocahontas and Walnut Ridge. The mission of the Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority is to create more and better ...

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  8. RecordsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Bobby Gene Midgett; and her grandparents. Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Stickel and husband Joshua, Pocahontas; a son, Brett Catron and wife Holly, Calico Rock; her mother, Barbara Midgett; a brother, Edward "Ed" Midgett and wife Kathy; and ...

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  9. Region 8 school brings attention to crosswalk safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas School District made a school-wide announcement about crosswalk safety. Luke Lane, t The school's community relations officer, was prompted to bring attention to a certain crosswalk on campus.

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  10. Harps to host job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - If you are looking for a job, especially if you are in the Pocahontas area, a regional grocery chain would like to talk to you. Officials with Harps are holding a job fair Jan. 7 in Pocahontas at the Randolph County Development Center on Ark.

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  11. One man's giving now a Pocahontas traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    Christmas arrived in a three-block stretch of Pocahontas early last week as it has every year for 35 years in the Randolph County town -- with an aging man giving gifts, assisted this year by a 13-year-old who's battling cancer, and some neighbors lending a hand. Since 1981, John Patrick, now 81, has stood in his Maple Street yard during the week of Christmas, handing out toys to children and sharing stories with their parents.

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  12. Danny J. CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Danny Jewell Cox, 69, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at his home in Wright. He was born Oct. 3, 1947, at Pocahontas, Ark.

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    Dec 14, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    The Northeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority discussed the direction of the board regarding insufficient housing and overall funding at its meeting in Pocahontas on Thursday. The Intermodal has recently made headway in their search for a director with two new viable applicants.

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  14. Mary G. MangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Gertrude Manges, 82, passed away at Prairie Sunset Home, Pretty Prairie, Kan., Dec 6, 2016. Born Feb. 6, 1934, in Pocahontas, Arkansas to Thomas and Elizabeth Adkins, She was a loving and caring homemaker. Pretty Prairie-- Mary Gertrude Manges, 82, ...

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  15. Pocahontas firefighters battle fire ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Two people and some pets were able to make it out of a home safely Thursday afternoon as Pocahontas firefighters battled a blaze. According to Pocahontas Fire Chief Darrell Kester, authorities went to Crismon Street around 4 p.m. Thursday after getting a call about the fire.

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  16. Man arrested in negligent homicide case, Randolph County sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - 3:27 p.m. UPDATE: A man arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide had a blood alcohol level of .218, Randolph County authorities said Thursday. Todd Padgett was arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide, unauthorized use of an ATV and careless and prohibited driving in connection with the death of Zach Vandergriff.

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    Dec 7, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    The Board of Trustees at Williams Baptist College met in regular session Friday, welcoming three new members and hearing about new programs that will be started at the college next year. The board extended a welcome to new trustees Brenda Doty of Horseshoe Bend, Carol Belford-Lewallen of Pocahontas and Sarah Shell Teague of El Dorado.

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  18. Friends gathered to remember man killed in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Zac Vandergriff's loved ones gathered to honor him on Sunday. Sunday would have been Vandergriff's 23rd birthday, and many gathered in his memory in the spot where he lost his life.

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  19. RecordsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Mary Elizabeth Sherrill became the bride of Christopher Ray Dickson in a double-ring ceremony solemnized at the James Ranch near Pocahontas on Oct. 29, 2016. Brooke Midgett of Walnut Ridge served as maid of honor.

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  20. ViewpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... River in the 1940s. Eldridge was baptized near the bridge, and Cletis was baptized at "Buttermilk Bend" near Pocahontas. (Pictures of the Past is a cooperative effort of The Times Dispatch and the Lawrence County Historical Society. Readers are ...

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