Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

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  1. Two injured in crash near Greene/Craighead Co. lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Two people were injured Tuesday after a crash near the Greene County Craighead County line. The one-vehicle crash happened on Highway 49. According to Brookland Fire Chief Steve Beck, the car left the roadway and overturned.

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  2. Paragould council votes against putting Medic One on 911 rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - For 35 years, Arkansas Methodist Medical Center has served Greene County. Right now, they are the only ambulance provider on 911 rotation in that area and it appears it will stay that way.

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  3. Saturday night crash sends woman to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | KAIT-TV

    ... 10: 40 p.m., on Country Club Drive near the Paragould Primary School. A white Lexus hit a utility pole. The Greene County Rescue Squad had to cut one woman from the car. She was conscious and speaking when she got out of the car. She was taken to an ...

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  4. Paragould man arrested on numerous counts of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KAIT-TV

    ... four ounces of what appeared to be marijuana was also found during the search warrant. According to Greene County Judge Rusty McMillon, Patterson serves as the president of the board of directors for a local volunteer fire department. Judge McMillon ...

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  5. Inmate's advice to students: Stay in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - One Region 8 inmate has some important advice for the students in our area. "I wish I could take it back.

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  6. Suspect arrested in assault-turned-homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Kinston Free Press

    A punch to the head turned from an assault to a homicide Tuesday when James Ray Aytch, 53, died from his injuries Monday. Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith announced Wednesday that GCSO deputies arrested Ricky Carlton Exum Jr. for the crime Tuesday, charging him with felony murder.

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  7. Suspect arrested in assault-turned-homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Kinston Free Press

    A punch to the head turned from an assault to a homicide Tuesday when James Ray Aytch, 53, died from his injuries Monday. Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith announced Wednesday that GCSO deputies arrested Ricky Carlton Exum Jr. for the crime Tuesday, charging him with felony murder.

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  8. Medic One requests to be put on 911 rotation in ParagouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KAIT-TV

    ... Center is the sole ambulance provider in Paragould. According to council members, AMMC has three ambulances. Greene County has a population of roughly 45,000. While Medic One can get a permit to work in the city without permission from the council, ...

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  9. Marijuana grow operation uncovered in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Kinston Free Press

    A man's in jail after an anonymous tip led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation on Gray Turnage Road. The Greene County Sheriff's Office announced Friday morning that deputies responded to the scene after receiving an anonymous phone call Wednesday regarding the plants.

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  10. Paragould Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing 62-Year-Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | FOX16

    Paragould police issued a silver alert for a missing 62-year-old man on Tuesday. David Bailey of Greene County went missing on July 31, police said. 1 comment

  11. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | NWAonline

    American Railcar Industries Inc. said Wednesday that it will invest $10.5 million in buildings and equipment and add 75 full-time jobs at its railroad tank car plant in Marmaduke in Greene County. The company, which designs and manufactures both tank and hopper rail cars, said the investment will allow it to modify tank cars to meet new safety standards for cars that transport flammable liquids.

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  12. Paragould police still working to positively ID murder victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... tomorrow. Lt. Snyder said once the crime lab releases a positive identification on the murder victim to Greene County Coroner Dick Pace, he will release the name to Paragould police. If you have any information on this murder investigation, call the ...

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  13. Region 8 man receives award for saving a woman's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A Region 8 man was recognized by local law enforcement for his bravery. On July 17, Chad Speer and his wife were driving down Highway 139 in Paragould when they spotted a car upside down in a ditch.

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  14. Region 8 couple's timing and attention to detail likely saved woman's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A wreck in Greene County might have ended in tragedy if it hadn't been for a Region 8 man and his wife. "I don't know how long she was there or nothing, she didn't say but she was scared and tired when we got her out," Chad Speer told Region 8 News.

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  15. Tree crushes park interpreter's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Greene County Sheriff David Carter said strong winds blew down trees across the county with minor flash flooding, but Tuesday's storm did not cause a lot of structural damage. However, it was a different story for others in Paragould.

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  16. Animal shelter needs donations to keep doors openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Paragould animal shelter needs the community's help or its animals will be homeless. The Greene County Animal Farm will close in a month if it does not receive enough donations to cover its operating costs.

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  17. Blacksmiths show off skills at Crowley's Ridge State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - People in Crowley's Ridge State Park got a glimpse of how difficult metal working was back in the day Saturday afternoon. Blacksmiths from the Northeast Arkansas chapter of the Blacksmith's Organization of Arkansas showed of their skills for those that were curious.

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  18. Boozman announces mobile office event in Greene Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Members of U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office will be in Greene County next week. In a news release Thursday Boozman announced a mobile office event will take place at the Greene County Courthouse in Paragould on June 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The release states Boozman's staff will be available to help Arkansans "who are having problems involving the federal government and to hear their thoughts about legislative issues."

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  19. AHTD approves several road improvement bids in NEARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Dr. to Highland Dr. Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville, Arkansas was awarded the contract at $199,929.74 Greene County: Resurface 1.8 miles of roadway in Oak Grove Heights Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. of Paragould, Arkansas was awarded the ...

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  20. ABC approves beer, wine permit for store between Bono and SedgwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A small plot of land between Bono and Sedgwick has created quite the buzz. The Alcoholic Beverage Control board has given the green light to a Greene County lot to sell beer and wine. 5 comments