Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

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

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  1. UPDATED: Bond set for suspect in multiple larceniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Kinston Free Press

    Officers took Jesse Anthony Courtney, 40, into custody in the 300 block of South McDaniels Street and charged him with six counts of felony larceny. He also faces one count of felony larceny in Greene County.


  2. Motorcyclist killed after running off roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A Greene County man driving a motorcycle was killed over the weekend. According to Arkansas State Police, Randy Allen Gates, 52, of Paragould died following the crash on Saturday around 3:38 p.m. Gates was driving a Yamaha motorcycle south on Greene County Road 628 when he went off the road on the eastbound side, according to police.


  3. Motorcyclist, 42, dies in ParagouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | NWAonline

    A Paragould motorcyclist died Thursday evening after a two-vehicle crash in the Greene County city, Arkansas State Police reported. Jeffery Wimberly, 42, was driving a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle west on U.S. 412 at 5:32 p.m. He was turning left onto U.S. 49 when he hit the right side of a 2015 Chevrolet that failed to yield, the report said.


  4. Motorcyclist dies after striking deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | NWAonline

    A Paragould motorcyclist died Friday after hitting a deer on South Rockingchair Road in the Greene County city, Arkansas State Police reported Tuesday. Gregory J. Condray, 46, was driving a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle north on South Rockingchair Road at 11:50 p.m. when he hit a deer, the report said.


  5. Authorities post about break-ins, suspicious truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... card and some change, according to Miller. The incidents are still under investigation. In a separate case in Greene County, the Marmaduke Police Department is asking for information regarding a suspect's vehicle. A video posted to the department's ...


  6. Prison gang-related fight results in two stabbings Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Kinston Free Press

    ... Keith Acree, public affairs director with the N.C. Department of Corrections. Detective Johnnie Morris of the Greene County Sheriff's Office said the shank was made of metal with some type of plastic handle. Acree said two of the inmates had ...


  7. New jail on ballot in Lawrence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | NWAonline

    ... will be forced to pay $50 per day to house male prisoners and $55 per day for female prisoners at a jail in Greene County. The judge said it would spend more than $720,000 a year in fees to other jails alone. But Walnut Ridge Alderman Jeff Taylor ...


  8. Greene County Circuit Court 102415 CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Greene County officials have good reason to celebrate. A state agency has awarded a $35,000 planning grant to Stanardsville.


  9. Three Northeast Arkansas Democrats switch to GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | The City Wire

    ... Day" as three longtime Democrats decided to file as Republicans for county offices in Northeast Arkansas. Greene County Treasurer Debbie Cross filed Monday as a Republican to run for another term, while Poinsett County Treasurer Tammie Stanford also ...


  10. State police arrest man on rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A man in the Greene County Jail is facing rape charges. Brad Hortenberry, 43, was arrested on Wednesday by special agents with the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division, according to ASP Public Information Officer Bill Sadler.


  11. Construction underway for Greene County business that will sell beer, wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Months after getting the go-ahead to sell beer and wine from the Arkansas Beverage Control Board, construction is underway for the Old Country Store along Highway 63 in Region 8. The business will be located on a small piece of land in Greene County. It will be sandwiched between Craighead and Lawrence counties, both of which are dry.


  12. Juvenile dead after wreck at Crowley's Ridge Raceway Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A night at the racetrack ended with one juvenile dead and another person taken away in an ambulance. According to the Greene County Sheriff's Department's sergeant on duty, an accident happened at the Crowley's Ridge Raceway Saturday night.


  13. Paragould man sentenced to 25 years for raping a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... Department for acting quickly in this situation," Ellington said. "I'm also appreciative of the work put in by Greene County Deputy Prosecutor Adam Butler in this matter." Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or ...


  14. Minor injuries reported in Greene Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A sheriff's department reports minor injuries after a crash in Greene County Friday. Deputy Rick Mellow said the crash happened north of Paragould on U.S. 49. Mellow states the SUV ran off the road, hit a tree and flipped end over end.


  15. CASA calling for volunteers in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is in need of more volunteers in the Greene County area. There are currently 200 children in the foster care system in Greene County.


  16. Teen found asleep on highway after high speed police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PARAGOULD, AR - A Paragould man is behind bars on a slew of charges after police found him asleep in the middle of a highway early Tuesday morning. According to the Greene County Sheriff's Department, it all started just before midnight Monday.


  17. Family pet helps find missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - A rescue out of Region 8 conjures up images of old TV shows and movies like "Lassie" and "Benji," stories of faithful companions who saved the day. "You hear about stories like that but they usually don't happen very often," Greene County Sheriff David Carter said.


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

    Aug 26, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 23, 2015 | 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 ...