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Osceola police chief resigns

OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) - A Mississippi County town is searching for a new police chief. The City of Osceola announced Jerry Hamilton submitted his resignation after hours on Friday. Osceola Mayor Sally Wilson told Region 8 News on Monday that Hamilton resigned as police chief for a higher-paying job with...
OSCEOLA, AR
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Four arrested in chase involving a stolen vehicle

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A K9 officer found a man accused of leading police and deputies on a chase hiding under an abandoned trailer. According to a news release from the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office, Blytheville Police Officer Seth Rounsavall saw a vehicle that matched a stolen vehicle report out of Gosnell on Sunday, June 26.
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR
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Woman suspected of stealing police car arrested

MANILA, Ark. (KAIT) - A Mississippi County woman suspected of stealing a police car and leading officers on a chase earlier this month is behind bars after deputies said they found her hiding under a blanket. On the night of June 9, Manila police officers attempted to arrest 34-year-old Heather...
MANILA, AR
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Walmart donates school supplies to Pemiscot County students

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (KAIT) - With the inflation crisis causing many parents to worry about the upcoming school year, a retailer made a generous donation to a Region 8 school. Officials with the Pemiscot County R3 school announced Monday they received a donation from the Walmart located in Blytheville. “We acquired...
PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO
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Two killed in separate car accidents on Saturday

Two people were killed in car accidents over the weekend, the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed. Officers were dispatched to an accident near Hwy. 14 and 59 just after 5 a.m. Saturday where a Chevy truck traveling eastbound on Hwy. 59 crossed the center of the roadway and hit a Chevy Malibu head on. The driver of the truck, 46-year-old Stevey Flippin, was killed in the wreck. The driver of the other car, 26-year-old Camia Gaines, was injured.
COVINGTON, TN
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Man accused raping child over several years

HAYTI, MO. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Hayti man Saturday after they say he raped a child multiple times. On June 16, the police department received a report of a child who had been sexually assaulted. According to Saturday’s news release, the alleged crime “occurred over the span of several...
HAYTI, MO
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Robert Charles Morgan

Mr. Robert Charles Morgan, 74 years old, died at his residence Saturday, June 25, 2022. Mr. Morgan was a retired carpenter and Marine. He was born in Luxora, Arkansas Wednesday, April 14, 1948, to R. C. and Marie Hodge Morgan. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters: Faye Presley, Phalecia Marbry and Kathy Anderson and one brother: Paul Edward Morgan.
LUXORA, AR
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Southeast Missouri hit with small earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded in southeast Missouri Tuesday morning. According to the US Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was about six miles southwest of Caruthersville and 20 miles west northwest of Dyersburg, Tennessee. A quake of 2.5 is the threshold of humans being able...
DYERSBURG, TN
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Burn ban issued amid hot, dry conditions

CARDWELL, MO. (KAIT) - With temperatures hovering in the 90s and a lack of substantial rain, one town has issued a ban on all burning. Citing Ordinance #460, the mayor and fire chief of Cardwell, Missouri, issued a “complete burn ban.”. According to a news release shared Saturday, June...
CARDWELL, MO
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One Vehicle Traffic Accidents Leave Five Hurt

Three Blytheville residents were hurt when the vehicle they were in ran off CR 498 south of Steele and overturned. According to the MSHP, three passengers in the vehicle: 20 year old Garret Jackson, 22 year old Thomas Lewis, and 23 year old Vanessa Ivy were taken to the hospital in Blytheville with moderate to serious injuries.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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Plenty of Fireworks Stands around Kennett

There are plenty of places around Kennett where you can buy fireworks, but the city’s Fire Chief says don’t forget you can’t shoot them just yet. Chief Paul Spain said KFD has the responsibility of inspecting fireworks stands. You can start shooting fireworks legally in Kennett starting...
KENNETT, MO
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