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Man accused of entering home, taking naked photos of sleeping victim

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Paragould man after they said he broke into a victim’s home and took videos of them while they slept. On Tuesday, June 28, a Greene County district court judge found probable cause to arrest 22-year-old Jason Duran on one count of residential burglary and video voyeurism.
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Paragould man accused of threatening witness

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Paragould man Wednesday after they said he threatened a witness multiple times. Forrest Persinger, 27, is being held on a $50,000 bond in the Greene County Detention Center after a judge found probable cause on June 29 to charge him with intimidating a witness and first-degree terroristic threatening.
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Former Red Wolves catcher Parker Rowland commits to Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A former Red Wolf will be a Razorback in 2023. Eastern Oklahoma State catcher Parker Rowland announced Wednesday that he’s committed to the Diamond Hogs. He hit .408 for the Mountaineers in the 2022 season with 12 home runs and 78 RBI. Rowland earned All-Region 2 and Region 2 Gold Glove accolades.
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A Family For Me: Aniyah, Iyoniah, and “Little” Larry

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Three fun-loving siblings are looking for their forever home. Aniyah, 11, Iyoniah, 6, and “Little” Larry, 3, are three siblings that have been in foster care for four years. For the youngest two, foster care is all they really know. That’s why Aniyah, the...
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June 30: What you need to know

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. Our humidity break comes to an end today. You’ll probably start to feel it late this afternoon and it’ll return to typical summer levels through the weekend. Temperatures this morning didn’t fall as far as they did the past few mornings so expect it to be a little hotter this afternoon, especially with the added humidity.
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Farm Credit Mid-America Announces Merger with Farm Credit Midsouth

The Farm Credit Mid-America Board of Directors has announced a merger between Farm Credit Mid-America and Farm Credit Midsouth. The merged associations plan to both operate under the Farm Credit Mid-America name. Both Boards of Directors have signed a letter of intent and will present this potential merger for regulatory...
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A look back at a busy recruiting week

The Arkansas State Red Wolves have added nine commitments for the 2023 class, and three others who will be on the 2022 roster in the past week. It’s been more than a.
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Abortion rights protests continue in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The fight for rights continues. As protests across the country continue, attendance at these events is growing. Even here in Jonesboro, each protest attracts more people of all backgrounds fighting for women’s rights. Wednesday, June 29, another protest was held downtown. Hundreds of people were...
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Free fireworks shows planned for Independence Day weekend in Jonesboro

Several free fireworks shows and more are planned for the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Jonesboro. The fireworks will begin 9 PM Sunday night, July 3, with the “4th Fest” event organized by East Arkansas Broadcasters (KFIN, The Wolf, KISS FM). The show will be at Joe Campbell Park once again. It is free to attend. Just find a good parking spot, sit back, and enjoy. Presenting sponsors for 4th Fest are NEA Baptist, Bayird Auto Group and Super Sam’s Fireworks.
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Red WOLF Center and Recreation Programs Now Directed by Booker Mays

JONESBORO – Booker Mays is the new director of the Red WOLF Center at Arkansas State University, announced Dr. Martha Spack, vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students. Mays is well-known to students, faculty and staff because of his involvement in several areas of the university for...
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