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One dead, two hurt in Highway 49 crash

BROOKLAND, Ark. (KAIT) – One person has died, and two others were hurt in a crash on Highway 49 Wednesday afternoon in Brookland. Arkansas State Police said Kevin B. Faughn, 57, of Paragould, was going south on Highway 49 when his Ford Fiesta traveled across three lanes of traffic, hitting another vehicle head-on going north.
BROOKLAND, AR
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Paragould realtor dies in Tuesday crash

GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A prominent realtor in Greene County died in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 49 Tuesday morning. According to the Arkansas State Police’s preliminary crash report, the crash happened at 9:55 a.m., Aug. 9, south of Greene Road 721. The report stated that 26-year-old Jace...
GREENE COUNTY, AR
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DTF, police arrest 45 in Paragould sweep

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A months-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation resulted Friday in dozens of arrests. Chad Henson, commander of the Second Judicial Drug Task Force, said officers “saturated” the city of Paragould on Aug. 5, arresting 45 people on various charges. Agents made 18 felony drug arrests and 27...
PARAGOULD, AR
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45 arrested in Paragould joint operation

Paragould, Ark. – On August 5th, 2022, in Paragould, multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a joint operation and arrested 45 people. The Paragould Police Department, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the Arkansas State Police, and the agents with the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force saturated the city with the following results:
PARAGOULD, AR
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Police investigating after house shot

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - Police detained two people after shots were fired in Lawrence County. Tuesday afternoon on Aug. 9 multiple agencies responded to shots being fired in the 1100 block of southeast Front Street. Walnut Ridge Police Chief Jordan Cooksey said no injuries occurred but a house was...
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR
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Inflation? Try an $800,000 Price Hike

As we reboot the Show-Me Curricula Project, it’s been interesting to compare the differences in responses between last year and this year. One difference this year is that we’ve received many more responses within the three-day window required by Missouri’s Sunshine Law. You can find those responses here.
NEELYVILLE, MO
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Upgrading drainage systems to prevent another historic flood

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A Greene County town is taking steps to reduce flooding risks. On June 7 heavy rain left cars stranded and homes flooded in Paragould. Over 5 inches of rain fell in just a few short hours. This was considered a 500-year flood. That means there is...
PARAGOULD, AR
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Safety measures on the road ahead of school

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - With schools starting across northeast Arkansas, it’s important to be extra cautious on the roads. With children at bus stops or being dropped off, it’s important to know where and when to stop. Although it might seem like a pretty self-explanatory topic Paragould Fire...
PARAGOULD, AR
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