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  1. Judge warns levee may be breached along Black RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - It appears a levee breach has occurred along the Black River. Cole Woolard sent a photo to Region 8 News showing what appeared to be a levee breach along the Black River at approximately 7:20 p.m near Pocahontas.

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  2. Man stuck in Pocahontas during floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A Lawrence County man said Tuesday he was trying to get to central Arkansas when flooding trapped him in Pocahontas. Cody Berry of Hoxie said he was going through Pocahontas this week to get to Little Rock, where his mother is in the hospital.

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  3. Business district under waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - A business district in Pocahontas is now under water as business owners plan to deal with the aftermath of what happens. Ron Mangold and Chris Robinson businesses, CRT Properties and Peak Physical Therapy, were both under three feet of water Tuesday afternoon, and officials expect at least two more feet in the next few days.

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  4. Governor reacts to flooding in NE ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Governor Asa Hutchinson was in northeast Arkansas to survey the flooding in Pocahontas and other areas. Hutchinson was in the air and on the ground Tuesday morning taking in the rising waters.

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  5. U.S. 67 from Pocahontas to Randolph/Lawrence county line to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to AHTD District Engineer Brad Smithee, highway officials will be closing the rest of U.S. 67 from Pocahontas down to the Randolph/Lawrence County line around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Smithee said while traffic has been slow, the flood waters are starting to have an effect on the outside lanes of traffic on U.S. 67. Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge.

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  6. Black River to breach Arkansas levy soon, officials say; city ordered evacuation of nearby townRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    A rain-swollen Black River will breach the top of a Randolph County levy by late Tuesday morning near Pocahontas after the mayor ordered the eastern portion of the town to evacuate, weather officials said.

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  7. Flood warnings issued for Arkansas rivers following rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Courier

    ... 29.5 feet. Flood stage ranges from feet 14 to 17 feet. The weather service says state highways 166 and 328 near Pocahontas have flooded. Riverfront Park has also flooded and water is rising near businesses on the river's west bank near the U.S. ...

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  8. Tense Pocahontas awaits record-high Black RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    City officials on Monday ordered the mandatory evacuation of eastern Pocahontas, including an assisted-living apartment complex and a college, as the Black River continued to rise to an expected record high. The Arkansas River swells into the William E. "Bill" Clark Presidential Park Wetlands area, raising the water level over an elevated wooden pedestrian... Search teams gather at a staging area Monday on U.S. 412 near Hindsville in Madison County.

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  9. Businesses prepare for floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - As floodwaters rise in and around Pocahontas, individuals and businesses spent Monday taking precautionary measures in a very stressful time. Corning resident Glen Vinson said he went to Pocahontas Monday to get several bags of sand to prepare his aunt's home in Pocahontas.

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  10. Water to overtop Highway 67 later tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to Randolph County Judge David Jansen, authorities expect water to be overtopping Highway 67 in front of Walmart sometime after midnight tonight. Originally, officials thought the water would overtop Highway 67 at noon Tuesday, but the water is rising nearly two inches per hour.

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  11. Pocahontas schools in session TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to Pocahontas school superintendent Daryl Blaxton, the Pocahontas School District will be in session Tuesday. However, the district will not run buses east of the Black River bridge due to its potential closing at some point Tuesday.

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  12. Families evacuate as Black River risesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - It was moving day Monday as people who live east of Pocahontas face rising flood waters and the possibility of flooding in their neighborhood. The Robil Addition flooded in 2011, a flood that destroyed several homes in the area.

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  13. Gov. Hutchinson to visit Pocahontas TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - According to the governor's office, Gov. Asa Hutchinson will survey storm damage in Randolph and Sharp counties Tuesday. After surveying the damage, the governor will have a press conference at Pocahontas Fire Department Station #4 at 11 a.m. to update the public on damage reports from the weekend severe weather.

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  14. Quick draw artists put fast guns to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Lumberton woman is amember of the Big Thicket Bushwackers, the local chapter of the Cowboy Fast Draw Association, which has 70 chapters nationwide.

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  15. Name released in fatal crash in PocahontasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The name of the person killed in a crash on the Black River bridge in Pocahontas on Friday has been released. Pocahontas police said the crash involved an SUV and a semi.

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  16. Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce sees business growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    POCAHONTAS, AR - The Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce is seeing an increase in businesses growth. According to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tim Scott, he's never seen this much growth.

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  17. continued...Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Times-Dispatch

    ... work ethic. Hoggard has 20 years experience at the plant and divisional level working in Walnut Ridge and Pocahontas. Cavenaugh said her local experience will be a great asset to the airport. Enter the correct answer, found in this week's edition of ...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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