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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
D.C. delegation home on breakWASHINGTON -- The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in
D.C. delegation home on break
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in Arkansas last week continuing their August recess. Lawmakers are to return to Washington on Sept. 8. On Tuesday, Sen. Tom Cotton visited the Conway Area Chamber of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Divine interventionJarrod Russell first visited an Orthodox Christian church about 20 years ago. F
Divine intervention
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Jarrod Russell first visited an Orthodox Christian church about 20 years ago. For Russell, who was brought up in a Southern Baptist home, the worship service at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Little Rock was different from any he had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
FBI director praises state partnershipsSaying the FBI does nothing alone, Director James Comey praised the relationshi
FBI director praises state partnerships
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Saying the FBI does nothing alone, Director James Comey praised the relationship between the bureau and Arkansas law enforcement agencies during a Thursday visit to Little Rock. Comey, 54, met with local and state authorities at the FBI's Little... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Cave City enters season with new coach for first timeCAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) - For the past nine seasons, Jon Bradley has led the charg
Cave City enters season with new coach for first time
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
CAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) - For the past nine seasons, Jon Bradley has led the charge of Cave City football. He's the only coach the program has ever known but in 2015, things will be totally different. Bradley left Cave City to take over as offensive... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Cave City enters season with new coach for first timeCAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) - For the past nine seasons, Jon Bradley has led the charg
Cave City enters season with new coach for first time
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
CAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) - For the past nine seasons, Jon Bradley has led the charge of Cave City football. He's the only coach the program has ever known but in 2015, things will be totally different. Bradley left Cave City to take over as offensive... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville police investigate juvenile shootingThe Blytheville Police Department is investigating a shooting involving two juv
Blytheville police investigate juvenile shooting
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
The Blytheville Police Department is investigating a shooting involving two juveniles. The shooting occurred Wednesday night around Lilly Street, near Walls Street. The juvenile victim told police she was driving south down Lilly Street when she... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston suburb among most dangerous cities in America29. Alexandria, La. 28. Monroe, La. 27. Blytheville, Ark. 26. Spokane, Wash.
Houston suburb among most dangerous cities in America
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
29. Alexandria, La. 28. Monroe, La. 27. Blytheville, Ark. 26. Spokane, Wash. 25. Anderson, S.C. 24. Lake City, Fla. 23. Springfield, Mo. 22. Denham Springs, La. 21. Fairfield, Ala. 20. Henderson, N.C. 19. Anniston, Ala. 18. Humble,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Blytheville Public Schools consider new resource officersThe Blytheville Public School District is discussing obtaining new resource off
Blytheville Public Schools consider new resource officers
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
The Blytheville Public School District is discussing obtaining new resource officers for the school. Superintendent Richard Atwill suggested having the Mississippi County Sheriff's department place two deputies in the school as resource... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville Public Schools consider new resource officersThe Blytheville Public School District is discussing obtaining new resource off
Blytheville Public Schools consider new resource officers
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
The Blytheville Public School District is discussing obtaining new resource officers for the school. Superintendent Richard Atwill suggested having the Mississippi County Sheriff's department place two deputies in the school as resource... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Berryville's veterans say goodbye to 1959 armoryBERRYVILLE -- Standing outside the entrance to an Arkansas National Guard armor
Berryville's veterans say goodbye to 1959 armory
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
BERRYVILLE -- Standing outside the entrance to an Arkansas National Guard armory Tuesday, two former soldiers reminisced about their time spent there -- about the lack of air conditioning, their deployment during the Persian Gulf War and the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
3.5 Magnitude earthquake rocks Mid-SouthThe USGS is reporting a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Mid-South this morning
3.5 Magnitude earthquake rocks Mid-South
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
The USGS is reporting a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Mid-South this morning at 8:26 am. It is centered 6 miles northwest of Covington, and 22 miles south east of Blytheville. FOX13 viewers are reporting feeling it in Dyersburg and Manila,... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
3.5 Magnitude earthquake rocks Mid-SouthThe USGS is reporting a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Mid-South this morning
3.5 Magnitude earthquake rocks Mid-South
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
The USGS is reporting a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Mid-South this morning at 8:26 am. It is centered 6 miles northwest of Covington, and 22 miles south east of Blytheville. FOX13 viewers are reporting feeling it in Dyersburg and Manila,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Myrtle Beach tops list of most dangerous cities in AmericaHORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – SafeWise, an online blog for a home security company,
Myrtle Beach tops list of most dangerous cities in America
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – SafeWise, an online blog for a home security company, announced on Monday the 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America. It might surprise you but Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach and Lumberton all made the list, according to the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SafeWise announces 30 Most Dangerous Cities in AmericaHORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – SafeWise, an online blog for a home security company,
SafeWise announces 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – SafeWise, an online blog for a home security company, announced on Monday the 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America. It might surprise you but Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach and Lumberton all made the list, according to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drug-use rate a jobs barrier, governor saysFAYETTEVILLE -- Businesses sometimes have difficulty finding enough job applica
Drug-use rate a jobs barrier, governor says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Businesses sometimes have difficulty finding enough job applicants in Arkansas who can pass drug-screening tests, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday while speaking at the annual conference of Arkansas Economic Developers. The problem... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Region 8 school investigates gang related threatsKIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School is investigating a gang related thr
Region 8 school investigates gang related threats
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 days ago
KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School is investigating a gang related threat at the school. Friday morning one student struck another student in the arm, according to the school. When the student was called in for the incident, the school... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Region 8 school investigates gang related threatsKIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School is investigating a gang related thr
Region 8 school investigates gang related threats
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School is investigating a gang related threat at the school. Friday morning one student struck another student in the arm, according to the school. When the student was called in for the incident, the school... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Manhunt underway for Blytheville deadly shooting suspectUPDATE August 22nd, 9:43 a.m.: Blytheville Police are still searching for the
Manhunt underway for Blytheville deadly shooting suspect
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
UPDATE August 22nd, 9:43 a.m.: Blytheville Police are still searching for the man they said shot and killed a teen earlier this month. Billie Dee Williams is being sought by police in an August 8th shooting where 19-year-old Adline King was killed... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
Michael Corbin ObituaryFuneral services for Michael Corbin will be held Saturday, August 22 at New Hav
Michael Corbin Obituary
The Helena Daily World / Posted 8 days ago
Funeral services for Michael Corbin will be held Saturday, August 22 at New Haven Missionary Baptist Church in Helena-West Helena. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Stephens Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Rodney Corbin will officiate.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Blytheville murder suspect identified, considered 'armed and dangerous'Blytheville police identified the man they said killed a 19-year-old during a f
Blytheville murder suspect identified, considered 'armed and dangerous'
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Blytheville police identified the man they said killed a 19-year-old during a feud. It happened at around 11 p.m. in Blytheville, Arkansas, on August 8. Witnesses said she became the focus of the violence when she said hello to her sister's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News and notesThe tragic fatal fall suffered by Hot Springs city manager David Watkins left m
News and notes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The tragic fatal fall suffered by Hot Springs city manager David Watkins left many hearts heavy, and serves as a sad reminder to all that, while rarely capturing headlines, accidents remain one of the most voluminous killers in America. Nearly 83... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Arkansas News NowRegion 8 mayor's son takes guilty pleaRegion 8 mayor's son takes guilty plea T
Arkansas News Now
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Region 8 mayor's son takes guilty pleaRegion 8 mayor's son takes guilty plea The son of a Region 8 mayor is serving six years of probation after pleading guilty to attempted computer exploitation of a child.More >> The son of a Region 8 mayor is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man sought in Blytheville slayingBLYTHEVILLE — Authorities in Blytheville have obtained an arrest warrant for a
Man sought in Blytheville slaying
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE — Authorities in Blytheville have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in a shooting that occurred during a brawl between two Blytheville families that left one person dead and 11 others injured. Capt. Scott Adams of the Blytheville... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Blytheville officials obtain arrest warrant for murder suspectBLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in Blytheville have obtained an arrest war
Blytheville officials obtain arrest warrant for murder suspect
KATV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in Blytheville have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in a shooting that occurred during a brawl between two Blytheville families that left one person dead and 11 others injured. Capt. Scott Adams of the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Warrant issued for suspect in Blytheville shootingBLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Police have released more information about the man that se
Warrant issued for suspect in Blytheville shooting
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Police have released more information about the man that sent 11 people to the hospital and left one woman dead in Blytheville on August 8. According to the Blytheville Police Department, a warrant has been issued for 27-year-old... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Blytheville Police issue warrant for fatal shooting suspectUPDATE: The Blytheville Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 27
Blytheville Police issue warrant for fatal shooting suspect
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
UPDATE: The Blytheville Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 27-year-old Billy Dee Williams in connection to the shooting death of 19-year-old Adline King. Police say King was shot on Anderson Street on August 8 around 11 p.m. in the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
ABC board fines Newport business for gamblingThe Alcoholic Beverage Control board placed a Newport business on probation aft
ABC board fines Newport business for gambling
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 10 days ago
The Alcoholic Beverage Control board placed a Newport business on probation after they say it allowed gambling. During its monthly meeting in Little Rock, the ABC board fined Jordan’s Kwik Stop #10, 1420 Malcolm Ave., $500 and placed it on 6 months... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
US Marshals find Hampstead man accused of child sex crimesPENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office sai
US Marshals find Hampstead man accused of child sex crimes
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office said a wanted Hampstead man was found in Arkansas. Deputies said Brandon Stewart Hall was wanted by authorities on several child sex abuse charges. They said he was picked... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hampstead man arrested in ArkansasU.S. Marshals located and arrested Brandon Stewart Hall, 38, on Thursday in Ark
Hampstead man arrested in Arkansas
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
U.S. Marshals located and arrested Brandon Stewart Hall, 38, on Thursday in Arkansas after he fled from Hampstead when warrants were taken out for his arrest, according to a news release from the Pender County Sheriff's Office. During Hall's arrest,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Hampstead man wanted on child sex abuse charges arrested in ArkansasA Hampstead man wanted on child sex abuse charges was arrested in Arkansas by U
Hampstead man wanted on child sex abuse charges arrested in Arkansas
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
A Hampstead man wanted on child sex abuse charges was arrested in Arkansas by US Marshals last week. According to a news release, Brandon Stewart Hall, 38, allegedly fled Pender County after failing to turn himself in on warrants for child sex abuse... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Officials: Big River Steel CEO John Correnti dies in ChicagoA public relations firm representing the company confirmed the death on Wednesd
Officials: Big River Steel CEO John Correnti dies in Chicago
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 11 days ago
A public relations firm representing the company confirmed the death on Wednesday. It wasn’t immediately known what caused Correnti’s death on Tuesday. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Correnti was in Chicago to attend a board meeting of... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Correnti, who helped bring steel mill to Lowndes, diesJohn Correnti, a long-time steel industry executive who helped bring a mill to
Correnti, who helped bring steel mill to Lowndes, dies
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
John Correnti, a long-time steel industry executive who helped bring a mill to Lowndes County, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 68. Arkansas Online reported that the cause of death was not immediately known. Correnti was in Chicago to attend a board... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Big River Steel CEO John Correnti dies in ChicagoOSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - John Correnti, the CEO and chairman of Arkansas-based Big
Big River Steel CEO John Correnti dies in Chicago
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - John Correnti, the CEO and chairman of Arkansas-based Big River Steel, has died in Chicago. He was 68. A public relations firm representing the company confirmed the death on Wednesday. It wasn't immediately known what caused... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little children, suffer IIIf there is too much blur, if there is too much educanto and legalese and excus
Little children, suffer II
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
If there is too much blur, if there is too much educanto and legalese and excuses, one thing is sure when it comes to school choice and Arkansas' school children: A lot of adults are failing. Miserably. --Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, last... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Steel-industry leader Correnti diesJohn Correnti, the visionary who guided the creation of three steel mills in Mi
Steel-industry leader Correnti dies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
John Correnti, the visionary who guided the creation of three steel mills in Mississippi County and others outside Arkansas, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 68. The cause of death was not immediately known. Correnti was the architect of Big River... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Big River Steel CEO John Correnti found dead in ChicagoThe CEO of the state’s first superproject, Big River Steel CEO John Correnti, w
Big River Steel CEO John Correnti found dead in Chicago
Arkansas Times / Posted 11 days ago
The CEO of the state’s first superproject, Big River Steel CEO John Correnti, was found dead on an out-of-state business trip Tuesday morning, Talk Business & Politics has confirmed. Correnti was the driving force for the $1.3 billion steel mill... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Big River Steel CEO found deadThe CEO of Big River Steel was found dead in Chicago Tuesday morning. Accordin
Big River Steel CEO found dead
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
The CEO of Big River Steel was found dead in Chicago Tuesday morning. According to Talk Business & Politics, 68-year-old John Correnti of Blytheville was on a business trip when he died. Correnti was in charge of the $1.3 billion steel mill project... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
1 juvenile arrested, another hospitalized after machete attackA juvenile was arrested and another was taken to a hospital after the victim sa
1 juvenile arrested, another hospitalized after machete attack
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
A juvenile was arrested and another was taken to a hospital after the victim said she was attacked. Officers were called to the corner of E. Mchaney Dr. and S. Franklin St. on Aug. 14 in reference to a physical altercation, according to Capt. Scott... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville man attacked, raped Jonesboro womanA Blytheville man faces multiple charges after Jonesboro police say he attacked
Blytheville man attacked, raped Jonesboro woman
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
A Blytheville man faces multiple charges after Jonesboro police say he attacked and raped a female acquaintance. Duan Jamal Harris, 26, is charged with rape, aggravated assault and interference with emergency communication in connection with the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legacies & Lunch"Not infrequently, Southern food now unlocks the rusty gates of race and class,
Legacies & Lunch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
"Not infrequently, Southern food now unlocks the rusty gates of race and class, age and sex. On such occasions, a place at the table is like a ringside seat at the historical and ongoing drama of life in the region." The words of the late Nashville,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legacies & Lunch set meets to devour The Edible South"Not infrequently, Southern food now unlocks the rusty gates of race and class,
Legacies & Lunch set meets to devour The Edible South
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
"Not infrequently, Southern food now unlocks the rusty gates of race and class, age and sex. On such occasions, a place at the table is like a ringside seat at the historical and ongoing drama of life in the region." The words of the late Nashville,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Temperature controlThis is the time of year that tries the soul of gardeners. The blazing sun drie
Temperature control
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
This is the time of year that tries the soul of gardeners. The blazing sun dries the soil despite the humidity hanging in the air like Spanish moss, and deer come from far and wide to feast on my well-watered azaleas and roses. While dragging water... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
'Blynd Justus' defendants arraigned, trial dates setSeveral defendants at the center of "Operation Blynd Justus" were arraigned in
'Blynd Justus' defendants arraigned, trial dates set
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 days ago
Several defendants at the center of "Operation Blynd Justus" were arraigned in federal court this week. According to Asst. U.S. Attorney Chris Givens, 44 of 70 defendants appeared in a Little Rock courtroom Thursday. Fifty people were taken into... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board rejects school transfersThe Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday denied appeals from three families
Board rejects school transfers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday denied appeals from three families seeking to transfer their children out of the Forrest City and Blytheville school districts and into the Palestine-Wheatley and Armorel school systems for the new school... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville strives to become elite member of 5A EastBLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Just a year after they shocked many around the high sc
Blytheville strives to become elite member of 5A East
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Just a year after they shocked many around the high school football world and the 5A East Conference by making a playoff appearance, the Blytheville Chickasaws are hoping to take things a step further. It was the school's... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
A Better Region 8: Being bold, taking actionSometimes it takes bold action to get people's attention. One of the biggest Re
A Better Region 8: Being bold, taking action
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 days ago
Sometimes it takes bold action to get people's attention. One of the biggest Region 8 stories in the last couple of months is Operation "Blynd Justus", which took place in Blytheville this week. 574 law enforcement officers, including more than 300... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Dunklin Co. man accused of shooting grandfatherA man wanted for allegedly shooting his grandfather at a home just outside of K
Dunklin Co. man accused of shooting grandfather
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 17 days ago
A man wanted for allegedly shooting his grandfather at a home just outside of Kennett, Mo. is in custody. Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder said Thackary Moore was caught a little before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Moore was charged with first... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Officer bit by dog during fugitive arrestA Blytheville police officer was bit by a dog during the apprehension of a fugi
Officer bit by dog during fugitive arrest
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 days ago
A Blytheville police officer was bit by a dog during the apprehension of a fugitive. Captain Scott Adams, Criminal Investigation Division Commander with the Blytheville Police Department, says the police department assisted U.S. Marshall Bob Clark... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
More arrests made in 'Operation Blynd Justus'Additional arrests have been made as part of Operation Blynd Justus. A total o
More arrests made in 'Operation Blynd Justus'
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 days ago
Additional arrests have been made as part of Operation Blynd Justus. A total of 5 suspects were arrested after turning themselves in, according to Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook. Gary Bradford, Rodrek Hill, Tony Daniels and Vincent Tally... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Suspect in Kennett break-in and shooting apprehendedKENNETT (SEMO News Service) -- According to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder,
Suspect in Kennett break-in and shooting apprehended
Standard Democrat / Posted 17 days ago
KENNETT (SEMO News Service) -- According to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder, the suspect in the early morning home invasion and shooting that occurred at 506 Sagebrush, Kennett, was apprehended late Wednesday afternoon after a lengthy vehicle... Read more
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