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Newport native Grant Black shines in 2022 AAA debut for Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KAIT) - A Newport native made his season debut in AAA Memphis Saturday night. Grant Black toed the rubber for the Redbirds in the fourth and fifth innings, tossing two scoreless innings against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He worked a perfect fourth with a strikeout, a groundout and...
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Newport native Grant Black promoted to AAA Memphis

MEMPHIS (KAIT) - A Newport native is a step closer to The Show. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that pitcher Grant Black was promoted from Springfield to Memphis. Black had a stellar May and June in relief in AA. He had a stretch of 15 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run spanning May 14th to June 21st.
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Foraging for cattail plants

Foraging for cattail plants/ cattail plantsGin Lee. In my area I don't have to travel very far to find cattail plants. In fact, the plant grows very well alongside ponds, lakes, rivers, and even in road-side ditches. Today, I'm going to take you along with me while I show you how I uproot some cattail plants from a country roadside ditch. Plus, I will tell you a little bit about my experience and why I like foraging for these wild, perennial, aquatic plants that are often considered problematic for farmers.
HICKORY RIDGE, AR
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Obituary: Carolyn Elaine Casey

Carolyn Elaine Casey, 75, of Newport departed this life on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. She was born May 6, 1947, to Garland Eugene and Geneva (Reed) Franklin. She was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Carolyn was of the Baptist belief. She loved to work in her garden and liked...
NEWPORT, AR
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Obituary: Tina Marie Steward

Tina Marie Steward, 57, of Little Rock departed this life on Thursday, June 30, 2022. She was born in Newport on January 30, 1965, to L. S. Steward and Freddie Scales. Tina enjoyed playing spades and going to the casinos. Dixie was her second home. She was preceded in death...
NEWPORT, AR
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Obituary: Thomas Richard Donovan

Thomas Richard Donovan, 84, of Jacksonport, died after a long health battle on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. He was born October 13, 1937 in Lyndon Station, son of the late Thomas Joseph and Marie Elizabeth (Riddlestine) Donovan. Tom graduated from Madonna High School. He was a member of the United States Army National Guard. He owned Donovan Mirror and Glass Company, along with TRD, LLC. In 1985, Tom and Linda Susan Funk were united in marriage in Maui, Hawaii, and later at St. Michael’s in Jacksonport, WI The two are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
STURGEON BAY, WI
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Obituary: Randy Coggins

Randy Coggins didn’t have a middle name, because he didn’t need one. He passed from this world to the next June 28, 2022. We all sincerely hope Heaven was ready, we kept him as long as we could. Legendary at football in his day he passed the love...
HARRISBURG, AR
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Obituary: Wesley Scott Vinson

Wesley Scott Vinson of Newark, Arkansas, departed this life on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the age of 59. He was born August 6, 1962, in Monroe, Louisiana, the son of William Donald Vinson, Sr., and Barbara (McVay) Vinson Munnerlyn. Scott was a very hard worker who worked many years...
NEWARK, AR
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Obituary: Donald Amos Wallace

Donald Amos Wallace, 76, of Harrisburg, Arkansas departed this life Saturday, June 25, 2022, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born January 21, 1946, the son of Lum S. and Pearlie (Chrisco) Wallace in Luxora, Arkansas. His parents both preceded him in death, and one daughter,...
HARRISBURG, AR
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Deputy dragged by vehicle during arrest attempt

A Cross County, Arkansas deputy is lucky to be alive after being dragged by a vehicle in an Exxon gas station following a traffic stop Tuesday night, according to Kark news. It happened in Cherry Valley north of Wynne, but it didn’t end there. The driver then led officers on a three-county chase all the way to Jonesboro. The jeep with obvious damage to the driver’s side front door was seen racing through Jonesboro.
CROSS COUNTY, AR
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