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  1. Diana Davis and Raul Blasini talk in Pocahontas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... a prostate cancer support group in Region 8 in 2002. That same year, he started a health fair in the community of Pocahontas. Randolph county has been his home now for 17 years. His involvement in the community led to his being nominated for the Gr8 ...

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  2. Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner looks for ways to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

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  3. Couple accused of stealing calculators, ink cartridges from WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Something just didn't add up after an out-of-state couple left the Pocahontas Walmart. So employees called police about stolen merchandise, including several calculators.

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  4. Paul R. Greenwall: 1934-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Times

    ... 5, 1934, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Frank and Cora (Smith) Greenwall. He married Wilma Boyer on Nov. 12, 1952, in Pocahontas, Ark. Paul retired from FE Wheaton Lumber after 19 years as a woodworker. He was a member of Ambassadors for Christ Church. ...

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  5. Ted JeffordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Ted Jeffords, 84, of Manteno, passed away Friday at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, with his family by his side. He married Juanita Belcher on Oct. 21, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark.

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  6. Wanted Missouri man arrested in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A Randolph County Sheriff's Deputy and his K9 officer took a wanted man into custody Wednesday following a traffic stop. According to an incident report, Deputy Allen Webb noticed a red Toyota truck pull into the McDonald's parking lot.

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  7. County votes to take part in Black River Basin studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... the best course of action for future flood events in the area. Already, the Corps of Engineers and the City of Pocahontas have agreed to take part in the $400,000 study. Randolph County Judge David Jansen told Region 8 News that on Thursday, the ...

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  8. Program helps students get their technical certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A group of students is getting an opportunity to build for their future and are learning what it takes to get a technical certification in a lucrative field, officials said Thursday. Black River Technical College is expanding its TOPS program, which allows students to get a technical certification in fields like allied health.

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  9. School expands kindergarten, plans for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A lot of growth in recent years has officials with the Pocahontas School District working to create a new classroom for some of its youngest students. The district saw 15 new kindergarten students register at the last minute, forcing Alma Spikes Elementary to add a ninth classroom. 2 comments

  10. New prosecutor assigned in Randolph County shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR - A new prosecutor has been assigned to the case of an August 2016 shooting death in Pocahontas, where the suspect was the son of a Pocahontas police officer at the time. Third District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced Wednesday that Jackson County Circuit Judge Harold Erwin granted his petition of recusal.

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  11. Tickets on Sale This Friday for WICKED's Winter Run in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 6, 2017 - January 21, 2018. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething"), WICKED is ...

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  12. City and U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct levee studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas City Council announced earlier this week they will begin a levee study with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to County Judge David Jansen, they'll decide next week on whether or not Randolph County will be a part of the study.

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  13. JPD swears in new officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... phase before beginning new training at the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas. Once they complete that, the officers will be paired with a Jonesboro training officer before being assigned to JPD's Patrol ... 3 comments

  14. Randolph County Forges Ahead with Disaster Recovery CommitteeRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... FEMA or the state provides. Kevin Barnett, RCRC chair and pastor of the Sutton Free Will Baptist Church in Pocahontas, Ark., said community residents have seen three floods in the past 9 years, "so the reality of another disaster of some kind is ...

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  15. Police to crack down on speeding in school zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - With the school year about to start back up for many, a police chief said it's important for drivers to pay attention to speed limit laws or they will be cited. Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett said the speed limit is normally 30 to 35 miles per hour in public school zones.

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  16. Neighbors say flooding bringing snakes to homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The storms and flooding that hit the east side of Pocahontas earlier this year have brought an inundation of snakes to people's homes, causing neighbors to ask what can they do next. Carolyn Shelby has lived in the 5000 block of Old Country Road for nine years and said she nearly had a near-death experience with a copperhead snake.

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  17. Pocahontas police find half pound of pot in man's car, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A welfare check on a man passed out in his car in a Walmart parking lot turned up half a pound of marijuana, Pocahontas police said Tuesday. Pocahontas police were called to the Walmart on Highway 67 Sunday in reference to a person slumped in their car for a long period of time. 7 comments

  18. Teen to police: fake $20 bill was a graduation presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... for a customer attempting to pay with a fake $20 bill. Officer Nicholas Carmichael spoke with the 18-year-old Pocahontas resident who said he had used the fake bill. The teen told the officer he received the bill as a gift for graduating high school ...

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  19. Group created to help during emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A group of volunteers that helped residents during recent flooding in Randolph County is now working to create a permanent recovery group. The Randolph County Recovery Committee will be helping flooding victims with long-term recovery and are asking people to join the organization.

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  20. County works on flood damaged roads for bus routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR - A pair of Randolph County roads damaged during May flooding will soon be repaired. Old County Road in Pocahontas and Bellah Cemetery Road in Ravenden Springs are areas that are used in school bus routes.

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