Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

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  1. August hearing set in corpse-abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NWAonline

    A woman who police say hid the remains of her boyfriend in her home for a year to collect his Social Security benefits will be charged with abusing a corpse and fraud in Greene County Circuit Court in August. Gloria Marie Tensley, 65, of Paragould will be formally charged Aug. 29. She is being held in the Greene County jail in Paragould in lieu of $50,000 bond set by Greene County District Judge Dan Stidham.

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  2. Despite lifesaving efforts, girl found in pool dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NWAonline

    A 4-year-old girl found unresponsive in an above-ground swimming pool earlier this week at a home in Greene County was pronounced dead at an out-of-state hospital Thursday, according to the sheriff's office. Authorities said the child, identified as Jayden McGinnis, had been in 3-foot-deep water for five to 10 minutes Tuesday evening at a home in the 3200 block of Greene County Road 731 in Paragould before she was discovered by her mother.

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  3. Thief takes every vegetable from 'self-serve' produce stand, leaves 49 cents in exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - "Fairview Fresh Produce" in Paragould is fueled by three acres of crops in Greene County. "We have okra, squash, tomatoes, cantaloupe, and watermelon," Ty Middleton said.

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  4. Police: Woman hid corpse, spent from his bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    ... She now faces charges of abusing a corpse and fraud. Gloria Marie Tensley, 65, is to be arraigned today in Greene County District Court, said Lt. Ken Jackson of the Paragould Police Department. Tensley is being held in the Greene County jail in ...

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  5. Paragould corpse lucrative for housemate, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Arkansas Times

    ... has seen his bond set at a half-million dollars. Dr. Paul Becton, Jr. 68, is currently being held in the Greene County Detention Center, and has been ordered to surrender his passport, have no contact with the alleged victim in the case, and to not ...

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  6. Free fish fry to share message of John 3:16 MinistriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - A free fish fry hopes to bring awareness to a cause helping Greene County men. John 3:16 Ministries is sponsoring a free fish fry Saturday, July 23, at Browns Chapel Baptist Church in Paragould at 5 p.m. John 3:16 Ministries is a faith-based rehab program in Charlotte, AR, for men battling addiction.

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  7. GR8 Job: Church group generously gives to community outreach programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... and others who have donated so far. The program helps connect "local law enforcement officers with the kids of Greene County." Officers will be handing out the items to kids while on patrol during the summer. Donations can be dropped off at the ...

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  8. Maintenance set on Arkansas 351Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    Maintenance work will require closing a section of Arkansas 351 in Greene County on Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The closure in the vicinity of Crowley's Ridge Raceway is scheduled to last from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting.

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  9. Improvements coming to Greene County fire department and courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Improvements are on the way to Greene County. Greene County Judge Rusty McMillan said the Northeast Greene County Fire District was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Rural Services.

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  10. Man arrested for 'movie money' in ParagouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... clothing inside the Flash Market when the incident happened. He was arrested for felony forgery and is in the Greene County Jail, according to online records. There are recent reports of the "movie money" making the rounds in Greene County. ...

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  11. GCSO apprehends suspected hog rustlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith said in a statement Wednesday morning detectives arrested Israel J. Sanchez, Carlos Santillan and Francisco Hernandez Aguilar for stealing hogs from a Greene County farm earlier this year. Goldsboro-based Bronnie Quinn of Quinn Investigations brought the case to law enforcement in March, which led to the arrest of Sanchez, 44, shortly before 10 p.m. on March 25. An employee with a landscaping company at the time, Sanchez received three felony counts of larceny of swine and was placed into the Greene County jail under a $10,000 bond.

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  12. Riding a fire engine up for grabs in silent auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A local silent auction is offering your child a memorable trip to their first day of school. The Greene County Fine Arts Council is holding a silent auction and a ride to the first day of school on a fire truck is among the items up for sale.

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  13. GCSO detectives discover 13 pounds of weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    A Greene County man faces a felony marijuana trafficking charge after detectives arrested him with 13 pounds of marijuana Friday. According to a statement by Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith, investigators arrived at Antonio Talioferra McPhail Jr.'s residence in the La Grange area shortly before 10:20 p.m., where they discovered the marijuana and arrested him.

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  14. continued...Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    A former Walnut Ridge man lost his life in a two-vehicle accident on May 24 at 4:50 p.m., according to a fatal crash summary released by the Arkansas State Police. Jerrod G. Leisure, 22, of Paragould, formerly of Walnut Ridge, was traveling southbound on Highway 135 in a 2005 Toyota south of Oak Grove in Greene County.

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  15. Police: Two arrested after drugs found in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Two people were arrested in Greene County on drug-related charges after deputies found meth in a home. According to a Greene County Sheriff's Department incident report, deputies went a home on in the 100-block of Greene County Road 925 Tuesday.

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  16. Man killed, 2 injured in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - One man has died and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Jerrod G. Leisure, 22, of Walnut Ridge died in the crash, according to Arkansas State Police.

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  17. Greene County deputies arrest father, son for B&ERead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    A man arrived to his Lilly Pad Road home Monday to find a father and son allegedly breaking into it. According to a statement by Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith, when the victim showed up at his residence around 11:40 a.m., the two men saw him and took off running.

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  18. Greene County house destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Emergency crews were called to a fire in Marmaduke Monday afternoon. According to Marmaduke Police Chief Steve Franks, the fire started on East Mill Street.

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  19. Crews working fire in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Emergency crews are working a fire in Marmaduke. According to Marmaduke Police Chief Steve Franks, the fire is on North Bud Street.

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  20. Sheriff's department needs help finding forgery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in a forgery case. The department posted a picture to its Facebook page.

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