Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greene County, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 72 in Greene County, AR

  1. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Jul 25 | 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.


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

    Friday Jul 17 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Jul 15 | 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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."


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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. 6 comments

  11. ABC approves beer, wine permit for store near BonoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... along with Mayor J. Stanley Debow of Sedgwick, State Representative James Ratliff, Sheriff David Carter, Greene County Judge Rusty A. McMillion, State Senator Blake Johnson, Lawrence County Judge Dale Freeman, and Constable Claude Graves. ABC ...


  12. 5k raises money for Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... morning for a 5k to support the Rotary Club. There were almost 100 participants who helped raise money for the Greene County Rotary Club. The money raised will then support their mission of eradicating polio in the world along with 23 other causes ...


  13. Man accused of drugging family to 'keep them quiet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... on May 23 who found probable cause to charge him with the felony. Norton is currently being held in the Greene County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | ...


  14. Police searching for man who robbed bank in KnobelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Greene County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who robbed a bank Monday morning. The robbery occurred at the First National Bank branch in Knobel, according to the sheriff.


  15. Sheriff: Work release helps community and prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - The Greene County Sheriff's Department began a work release program Monday. Prisoners with only misdemeanor charges now have a chance to get outside and help the community.


  16. U.S. spelling bee written test trips up Arkansas 8th-graderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... help of his grandmother, Paulette Parker, 70, a retired junior high math teacher. "My grandma took me to the Greene County spelling bee when I was in third grade, and I said 'wow, that looks pretty cool. I want to do that,'" Jackson said. After a ...


  17. Ticks to increase as Region 8 enters the summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - For those in Region 8 who love to be outdoors, be warned: This will be a bad year for ticks. Lake Frierson State Park Superintendent Justin Huss says expect to see more ticks this year.


  18. Habitat for Humanity of Paragould celebrates land donationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - The Habitat for Humanity of Paragould along with the Greene County Baptist Association threw a block party Tuesday evening in celebration of a big accomplishment. The party was held at Westview Baptist Church, 1.5 acres of land donated by William and Lois Prestidge.


  19. Torch run brings awareness to Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Law enforcement agencies across Region 8 helped bring awareness to the Special Olympics on Monday. It all kicked off Monday morning in Clay County and moved onto Greene County.


  20. Storm shelter requirements for certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - FEMA released a new set of guidelines to get your storm shelter certified. Shelters that want to meet the qualifications may need to have some extra work done to them.