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  1. School creates club for students interested in teaching careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Pocahontas school officials are hoping that a new program will provide educational opportunities for students interested in teaching careers. The Teacher Cadet Program at Pocahontas High School was started in March and 24 students are now members of the club.

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  2. Flood warnings, advisories issued for Arkansas after stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... rise to near 27 feet by Wednesday. Forecasters also issued flood warnings for the Black River at Black Rock and Pocahontas. Forecasters say minor flooding is forecast in the area as the river is expected to rise above flood stage at each location. ...

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  3. Man barricades self in house, sics dogs on policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Authorities in Randolph County tased one dog and shot and killed another after a man sicced them on police. The Pocahontas Police Department was dispatched to a home on S. Pratt Street around 10 o'clock Monday night in reference to Brandon Provow yelling at his neighbor.

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  4. Crews battled fire in Randolph CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR - Pocahontas fire crews battled a house fire Tuesday that destroyed the home. According to Pocahontas Fire Chief Darrell Kester, the home located at the end of Harmony Road is a total loss.

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  5. Crews battle blaze in Randolph CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett, crews have responded to a residential fire on Harmony Road near Pocahontas. No one was at home but people lived at the home.

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  6. City prepares for Founders Day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Residents in Pocahontas are gearing up for their annual Founder's Day celebration. The event will be on May 5th and this year there are some new additions to the festivities.

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  7. City looks to re-zone area for possible new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... they have quite a grocery selection as well." He said he has heard some people in town say they often drive to Pocahontas or Jonesboro to shop their Dollar Tree locations. "Several have said they would much rather see this than the old wrecker ...

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  8. Nancy L BuettnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... the daughter of the late Harvey and Delia (Wiegand) Powell. On August 24, 1951, she married Oliver Buettner in Pocahontas, AR. He preceded her in death on November 7, 2011. Nancy was a member of the East Alton 1st United Methodist Church for many ...

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  9. Putting a lock on loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A new attraction in Pocahontas is putting a lock on love. Love Lock Lane was the idea of Pat Carrol, the owner of Lesmeister Guesthouse.

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  10. Deer who befriended school released into wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A deer that has been visiting children and joining a mail person on her route was released back into the wild by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. According to a teacher at St. Paul Catholic School in Pocahontas, the AGFC took the deer to the woods earlier this week.

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  11. BRTC works to get off probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Black River Technical College has been put on probation after a regional accrediting agency said they did not meet four necessary criteria. The Higher Learning Commission out of Chicago, Illinois notified the college of the probation on March 7. Among the criteria, the school must meet are strategic planning, student assessment, institutional effectiveness, and shared governance.

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  12. Pocahontas college on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    A regional accrediting agency has placed Black River Technical College on probation because it did not meet three criteria related mostly to assessing student learning. The Higher Learning Commission, a regional accrediting agency based in Chicago, sanctioned the Pocahontas community college, citing the three failed criteria and another five in which the college is at risk of failing.

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  13. Deer follows mail carrier on routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A deer in Pocahontas has been visiting children at a local school and now it has begun following a mail carrier. According to several people, the animal follows the postal worker all the way to each mailbox and refuses to leave her side.

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  14. Pocahontas to add train depot museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The city of Pocahontas will soon have a new addition to their Old Frisco Train Depot. The building has been home to a visitor information center for several years and now they are in the process of adding a museum.

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  15. Panic button alert bill clears HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - A college student would be able to push a button on their cell phone and contact emergency officials almost instantaneously, under a bill approved Monday in the state House. The House voted 61-9, with seven present , to approve House Bill 1897 , sponsored by Rep. Scott Baltz, D-Pocahontas.

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  16. City plans to name area of town arts and entertainment districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The city of Pocahontas now has an area on Marr Street designated as an arts and entertainment district. The city's public art guild, along with the tourism association, approached the city council asking for a proclamation of the downtown area.

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  17. Transport helicopter headed to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Getting to a hospital in time can mean the difference between life and death. An air evac helicopter will be stationed at the Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas starting in May. Survival Flight 9 will be at Five Rivers Medical Center to transport patients when necessary, hospital CEO Luther Lewis told Region 8 News.

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  18. Hardy City Council Shows Optimism For The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Main Street Hardy

    ... for other ways to save money. One of those ways is by hiring a new city attorney. Alex Bigger, an attorney from Pocahontas, Ark., offered to bring his experience to the table at a significantly lower price than local attorney, Hollie Greenway, who ...

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  19. William Norris 'Bill' McBride, SrRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Westlake Country Club in Jerseyville, and she survives.Also surviving are his two sons, William "BJ" McBride of Pocahontas, Arkansas and Kyle McBride, and his companion, HarleighWoolsey of Wilsonville; two steps and and their wives, Jason and Misty ...

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  20. William Norris 'Bill' McBrideRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... at his residence. Surviving are:His wife: Carla (Grether) McBride of JerseyvilleTwo sons: William "BJ" McBride of Pocahontas, Arkansas Kyle McBride of WilsonvilleTwo Step Sons: Jason Grether of Bunker Hill Donald Ennis Jr. of Alton13 ...

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