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2021 FFN Preseason Tour: Paragould

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - The Rams were all dressed up with no place to go. Paragould had their Media & Photo Day Wednesday morning. They showed off new all white uniforms for the new season. PHS is looking to take another step in the 5A East. They upset Forrest City 35-0 in 2020 and took the Bell Game to double overtime.
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Race Imboden: What US Olympic fencer's black X symbol on his hand means

(CNN) — US Olympic fencer and bronze medalist Race Imboden says he wore a black X symbol on his hand when he posed on the podium as a "demonstration." Imboden and his teammates won the bronze medal match in the men's foil team event against Japan with a total score of 45 to 31, with Imboden defeating Kyosuke Matsuyama 10 to 7.
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Blazers, Lady Bearcats win in Parker Memorial

JONESBORO — Valley View won the boys’ team title and Brookland prevailed in the girls’ division of the annual Phil Parker Memorial high school golf tournament Wednesday at RidgePointe Country Club. Peyton Ellis fired a 1-under-par 72 to earn boys’ medalist honors and lead the Blazers (6-0) to the team...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Doniphan

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Doniphan: Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, August 7: Sunny during the day; while
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Take advantage of Thursday sun in Corning

(CORNING, AR) The forecast is calling for sun today in Corning. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Greene County, ARKait 8

2021 FFN Preseason Tour: Greene County Tech

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - The FFN Preseason Tour continues. Greene County Tech won 6 games in 2020. The Golden Eagles returned to the postseason after a ten year absence. Nathan Morgan’s flock also hosted a 5A State Playoff Game. That run has the green and gold looking for more. GCT...
Paragould, ARParagould Daily Press

Police make rape arrest

Police have arrested a Paragould man in connection with an alleged rape. They arrested Jacob Daniel Spinks, 18, of Paragould, on a charge of one count of rape, a Class Y felony. According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Lt. Rhonda Thomas of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division,...
Walnut Ridge, ARKait 8

Beatles at the Ridge canceled again

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) - For the second year in a row, there will be no Beatles at the Ridge. Josh Conlee, board chair of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, announced Thursday that the board had voted to cancel this year’s festival in the face of growing COVID concerns.
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Ethel Greathouse

Ethel Laverne Greathouse, 89, of Paragould, left this world on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in her home, in the presence of her loving family. She was born on July 10, 1932, in Arbyrd, Mo., to the late Clyde and Opal Skelton. Laverne worked at Emerson Electric and in environmental services at AMMC.
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Agnes Newberry

BONO — Agnes Faye Newberry, 95, of Bono, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1925, in Water Valley to James Rufus and Laura Edna Prevett Tyler. Agnes earned a bachelor’s degree in education and taught school for 34 years. She taught for...
Harrisburg, ARKait 8

Coach urges heat safety one year after player’s death

HARRISBURG, Ark. (KAIT) - It has been almost one year since the death of Hunter Midkiff, a Piggott High School football player who died from a heat stroke. That has coaches, like Aaron Thornton of Harrisburg High School, urging their players to stay safe. “You know, in our conference, we...
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Corning Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Corning: Wednesday, August 4: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, August 7: Sunny during the day;
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Doniphan Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Doniphan: Wednesday, August 4: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, August 7: Sunny during the day;
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Lawmakers debate school mask mandates

JONESBORO — State House and Senate committees began debate Wednesday afternoon on proposed changes to Act 1002, the law that bans mask mandates, even in public schools where many students aren’t eligible for coronavirus vaccines. Rep. Jimmy Gazaway, R-Paragould, is co-sponsor of House Bill 1003, which would allow local school...
Greene County, ARParagould Daily Press

Sand Creek Band to host Music Under the Stars

Sand Creek Band, Greene County 4-H’s performance arts group, is hosting a free concert, Music Under the Stars, on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The concert will be on the grass lot beside Unico Bank at 506 W. Kingshighway in Paragould. The band plays a wide variety of music for all ages, and is assisting the community with fundraising efforts for Allie Randleman.
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City receives $2.9M in ARP funds

There are strings attached, but the city of Paragould has received almost $3 million from the federal American Rescue Plan. “Today we received $2,994,835.48,” said Paragould Mayor Josh Agee at last week’s meeting of the Paragould City Council. Agee added the money represents half of the funds that will be available, for a total of $10,000 short of $6 million.
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2021 FFN Preseason Tour: Brookland

BROOKLAND, Ark. (KAIT) - The 2021 FFN Preseason Tour continues with Brookland. It’s year 2 in the 5A East and also year 2 under head coach Eric Munoz. 2020 was highlighted by a win over Valley View and playing in their first state playoff game in program history. Brookland opens...
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