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Emergency crews on scene of a rollover crash

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) -Emergency crews responding to a rollover crash south of Blytheville. Sometime after 2:00 p.m. police were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 61 south of Blytheville. Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook said four people were in the car when it crashed. One person has...
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July 4th: What you need to know

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. Sadly, we find ourselves back in a hot and dry pattern this week. It seems like we just can’t muster up a good rainfall. While there are some small chances for isolated storms, no...
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One northeast Arkansas town continues a 76 year tradition

CARAWAY, Ark. (KAIT) - The community of Caraway is carrying on a Fourth of July tradition for the 76th year. The picnic was canceled, just like most events, in 2020 due to the COIVD pandemic. Event coordinator Roger Williams said, “Well we did have to shut down for one year...
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Envirotech, AEDC enter into $27 million agreement

Northeast Arkansas electric vehicle manufacturer, Envirotech, has entered into a $27 million agreement with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. The agreement will aid in facility construction and expansion in Osceola, in addition to hiring and training efforts to bring more than 850 full-time employees to Mississippi County. Corona, Calif.,-based Envirotech...
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LT4-Powered 1972 Chevy Suburban Restomod Flexes Orange Patina

The Chevy Suburban nameplate has been around for nearly 90 years now, first rolling out in 1935. Indeed, this American icon has a pretty deep catalogue behind it, and is well-suited to a restomod build. Now, we’re checking out this LT4-powered 1972 Chevy Suburban rocking a sweet orange patina and supercharged heartbeat.
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Arrest made in the case of an abused 2-year-old

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -A Jonesboro man has been arrested for domestic battery. According to a Jonesboro Police Department spokesperson, on July 1 Chanc Kaidon Gray was arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battering. Reporter Chris Carter spoke with the mother of the little girl, Alexandria Gray, earlier this week. Gray...
JONESBORO, AR
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Osceola mayor to retire at end of year

OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) - Osceola Mayor Sally Wilson said she would not be running for re-election. On Monday, July 4, she said she would be resigning on Dec. 31 to work with the local nonprofit, Renew Osceola Community Development Corporation. “I love Osceola enough to step aside when I believe...
OSCEOLA, AR
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Hit and run on Caraway Road

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -Emergency crews are responding to a crash that shut down a lane on Caraway Road. The crash happened Saturday, July 2, around 3:15 pm near the intersection of Nettleton Avenue and Caraway Road. A Jonesboro Police Department desk sergeant confirmed four vehicles were involved in the crash,...
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1 dead, 3 injured in wrong-way interstate crash

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Police said a Blytheville man died when his vehicle crashed into two other vehicles while traveling in the wrong direction on the interstate. According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash report, the crash happened at 7:48 p.m. Thursday, June 30, on Interstate 55 near the 28-mile marker.
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Lake City puts a spin on a tradition

LAKE CITY, Ark. (KAIT) - Lake City is firing up a new tradition for the Fourth early this year. The city has moved away from its Spring Festival which was hosted every year in May. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the city had not hosted the Spring Fest in over two...
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Blytheville, AR man killed in I-55 crash; 3 injured

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Blytheville man is dead and three other people are hurt after a crash on I-55, according to Arkansas State Police. Arkansas State Police say the crash happened at around 7:48 p.m. Thursday evening on I-55 in Mississippi County. Three vehicles were involved in the crash. According to police, 27-year-old Dontrel Washington […]
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Profile: Jake Barton joins Kennett football coaching staff

Former Park Hills assistant coach Jake Barton will take the field for the Kennett Indians this year. Barton will serve as an assistant coach for wide receivers, defensive backs and he will serve as the junior varsity offensive coordinator. During varsity games he'll take his place in the press box, helping to analyze plays.
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New Splash Pad is revealed at MLK Park in Bay St. Louis

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (WLOX) - The city of Bay. St Louis revealed a new splash pad at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The splash pad has been under construction since last year. This is all part of the city’s effort to renovate the park. Councilman Jeffrey Reed had been working alongside community members and business owners to bring the project to life.
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