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Police: Man beat, strangled girlfriend’s dog

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A man faces a felony cruelty charge after investigators say he beat and strangled a small dog. Paragould police say the abuse happened on Sept. 5 while Thomas Bell, 25, of Hayti was caring for his then girlfriend’s 10-year-old dog. According to the probable cause affidavit,...
PARAGOULD, AR
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Paragould Daily Press

Deputies make arrest in shooting incident

Deputies have an an arrest in connection with a Sept. 13 shooting that wounded a Greene County man. They arrested Colton Van Hardin, 32, of rural Paragould, on charges of one count each of first-degree battery, a Class B felony; and possession of a firearm by certain persons (e.g. a convicted felon), a Class D felony.
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Judge sentences Blytheville man for possession of firearm

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – A Blytheville, Arkansas, man was sentenced to over three years in prison after a traffic stop in Steele led to his arrest in 2019. On Wednesday, United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. sentenced Timothy Sweet, 36, to 37 months in prison. Sweet pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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Police discover ‘arsenal of firearms’

TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) - Police investigating a shots-fired call Tuesday say they discovered a cache of weapons. While working the overnight hours of Sept. 21, Trumann police responded to a report of shots fired on Harrison Street. Officers arrested two people, who have yet to be identified, then obtained a...
TRUMANN, AR

Osceola Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Osceola: Thursday, September 23: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during
OSCEOLA, AR
Paragould Daily Press

Chamber recognizes Brewer, Gaskill, top members

Bill Brewer has a lengthy list of accomplishments, and at Tuesday’s Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce banquet in the Community Center, he picked up one more: the Chamber named him to receive its Lifetime Achievement award for the year 2020-21. Among his other accomplishments, Brewer currently serves as chairman of...
PARAGOULD, AR
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Former police chief named DTF commander

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A former Poinsett County police chief was assigned to a new role with the drug task force. Chad Henson, who was police chief for the Trumann Police Department until the end of 2020, was selected by the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force’s Board of Directors of the new DTF commander.
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Get Downtown Festival set for Friday, Saturday

The fifth annual Get Downtown Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 24-25 in Downtown Paragould. The festival begins Friday evening with Ashton and Spencer of the Outland Outlaws performing in Station Park from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Early race packet pickup for the Get Downtown 10K, 5K, Kids Fun Run and Doggie Walk Races will also take place in Station Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
PARAGOULD, AR
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Trumann police arrest two in shots fired call

Night shift officers with the TPD made two arrests after gunfire was reported to police on Tuesday. On 09/21/21, the Trumann Police Department Third Shift officers Sgt. Jason Thomas, Officer Zach Fleming, and Officer Jonathan Penney arrested two suspects after responding to a shots fired call on Harrison Street in Trumann.
TRUMANN, AR
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COVID-19 impacts week five of high school football

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - High school football games around Region 8 have been canceled due to COVID-19. According to the Osceola School District, their game against Corning has been due to COVID cases on Corning’s team. The Bobcats played Salem last Friday. As of now, Salem’s conference matchup at Riverview...
OSCEOLA, AR
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Biden administration seeks contractor for Guantanamo migrant housing

(CNN) - The surge of Haitian migrants at the U.S. border is causing the Biden administration to look for some help with housing. The administration needs a contractor to staff the Guantanamo Bay migrant facility in Cuba. The request calls for at least 50 unarmed custody officers who can deploy...
BAY, AR

Trumann Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Trumann: Thursday, September 23: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while
TRUMANN, AR
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Juanita Ballard Cole

Mrs. Juanita Ballard Cole, 89, of Pinewood, TN, formerly of Blytheville, AR, passed away peacefully September 21, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday beginning at 12 noon until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Dickson Union Cemetery.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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Sarah L Moore

Sarah L. Moore, 92, of Blytheville passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., to Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Langston of Luxora. Sarah grew up in Luxora and was a graduate of Luxora High School. She also graduated from William Woods College in Fulton, Mo., and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma Fraternity. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Ross and Susan Moore of Clinton, Ark.; grandson: Zachary L. Moore of Colorado; nephew: Michael (Midge) Ellison of Blytheville, Ark.; niece: Sarah Lynn Ellison (Joe Horsley) of Mountain Home, Ark.; great-nephew Luke Ellison Horsley of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Charles R. Moore; daughter: Laura E. Moore; sister: Billie Ellison; first husband: Elliott "Jack" Sartain Jr. Visitation will be held at Blytheville First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. Funeral officiated by Brother Zach Roberts will follow at 2 p.m. Entombment will be at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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