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Kennett woman sentenced to 10 years
A Kennett woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Firearm.
Arson investigation in Kennett, Mo leads to charges against two individuals.
Dive into the gripping details of an arson investigation in Kennett, Missouri. Two individuals face felony charges for allegedly setting a local business ablaze. Uncover the story behind this shocking crime in the heart of the Missouri Bootheel.
Woman accused of fighting officers, resisting arrest
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A woman is behind bars after she caused physical harm to officers during an arrest. According to the affidavit, a judge found probable cause on Thursday, Sept. 28 to charge 28-year-old Mary Burns with two counts of second-degree battery. The affidavit states on Wednesday, Sept. 27,...
High school football: Here comes Jadis Jones, Kennett
NEW MADRID — The New Madrid County Central High School football team has become a powerhouse in recent years. The Eagles have produced a winning record every season since 2019, and this year’s group is off to an unblemished 5-0 start. “They have a great program,” Kennett head...
Body camera video shows suspect attempts to steal Taser
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Officers with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and Paragould Police Department arrived at Governor Dylan Faulkner’s home early on Sept. 1. “You’re under arrest, okay, for internet stalking of a child and a couple of other charges; we will go over here in a little bit,” The officer said when he got to the scene.
High school girls tennis: Kennett celebrates good times with Senior Night win
The Kennett High School girls tennis team recognized seniors Christi Tejeda and Maddi Johnson after completion of Monday’s match versus Dexter at The Wheatley Courts. Tejeda and Johnson both have made a lasting impact on the Indians’ program as four-year performers. Earlier this season, Johnson earned a come-from-behind...
High school football: Kennett writes history on ‘HoCo’
Kennett High School football players Kaden Taylor, Carter Shewmaker and Caleb Duncan were all part of last Friday’s Homecoming Court. In fact, Shewmaker was running late onto the field for the halftime coronation ceremony. In the end, Shewmaker, Taylor and Duncan all contributed to one of the most memorable...
School granted thousands to help students succeed
PARAGOULD Ark. (KAIT) - A school in Paragould was awarded a $20,000 grant that will impact dozens of students. RAM Academy is an alternative school within the Paragould school district. After several conversations, one of the teachers was granted $20,000 from E. Ritter and Company to help aid the school and the students it serves.
Suspicious liquid found in shed leads to day of confusion
DELAPLAINE, Ark. (KAIT) - Delaplaine residents experienced a hectic day Monday after the Greene County Office of Emergency Management released a statement about a suspicious liquid found in a shed and advised people to stay indoors. Fire crews from around the area rushed to the scene to test what this...
Woman faces charges after threatening child with gun
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A Greene County woman faces charges after police say she threatened their child with a firearm. Authorities responded to a Paragould residence after receiving reports of “problems with a child” on Sept. 21. When police arrived, they talked with the juvenile victim. The victim...
PLWC announces upcoming road closures
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Paragould Lights Water and Cable announced upcoming road closures for one intersection. According to a PLWC, the intersection located on North Bradburn Street and Plum Street will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 28. The intersection will be closed from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
1 person in custody after shooting at Hayti park
One person is in custody in connection with a shooting at a park in Hayti, Mo.
Woman faces charges after deputies uncover multiple malnourished animals
GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Greene County woman faces multiple charges after officials found multiple animals severely malnourished. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office dispatched deputies to the Lutheran Church in Lafe in reference to a horse running loose on Aug. 5. When deputies arrived, they identified the horse...
ArDOT shuts down westbound lane for maintenance
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - The Arkansas Department of Transportation announced a lane closure affecting Blytheville traffic. ArDOT stated they will begin maintenance from the overpass near Walmart to Lake Street. The westbound right lane will be closed until further notice to conduct the maintenance. Crews advise caution when traveling within...
One person in custody after shooting
HAYTI, Mo. (KAIT) - Multiple agencies responded to a shots fired call at Hayti City Park Saturday. According to a news release, the shooting happened on Sept. 23. While law enforcement investigated the shooting call, police discovered there were multiple shooting locations, according to the release. One person is in...
New Local Craft Haven: Unraveled Yarn Boutique Opens on W. Court Street
Unraveled Yarn has a variety of yarns for your next crafting project as well as knitting and crocheting classes. They are located at 123 W. Court Street in Paragould and can be contacted at (870) 560-9249.Visit here for more details.
High school football: Malden plays East Prairie Friday
MALDEN — Two teams coming off losses of different scopes meet Friday as East Prairie squares off with Malden. Malden suffered a 62-8 loss to Scott City while East Prairie had victory in its grasp before ultimately falling to Kennett on the Indians’ Homecoming. Stevajay Jackson continues to...
Clay County bucks national and state cotton growing trends in 2023
Cotton acreage dropped across the country this growing season and throughout much of Arkansas, there are some farmers in the state that decided to grow it anyway. They may now reap the financial rewards from that decision. Nationally, cotton acreage fell 19% this year to an estimated 11.1 million acres,...
Bearcats, Tigers on quest to continue memorable seasons
No one knew what to expect when the Caruthersville High School leadership hired some “outside the box” guy to lead the swirling Tiger football program in January 2022. Dom Guglielmio, who had experience coaching at the college and high school levels, but was an East Coast guy, was being asked, not just to relocate to the heat and humidity of the Bootheel, but also to restore some semblance of stability to the program, which Caruthersville Schools Superintendent Brad Gerling had done much in that regard while serving as interim coach through the trying 2021 season.
High school volleyball: Clarkton recognizes milestones, tops Southland
CLARKTON — Clarkton High School volleyball players continue to reach milestone achievements. Those accomplishments were recognized after the Reindeer defeated Tri-County Conference foe Southland, 25-16, 25-13, 25-15. Senior outside/middle hitter Bree Winchester reached more than 500 kills in her one year-plus career at Clarkton. “Bree is definitely one of...