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Region 8 News Thursday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Thursday Afternoon Update – Here is a look at some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

  • On the web

The flags outside the West Memphis Fire station were lowered to half staff upon word of a new recruit's sudden death Wednesday. Click here for more information.

For advice on medical questions, stories of over coming the odds, and information on health care reform, visit our Health & Medical Page.

  • Region 8 Responds Question of the Day

Is it right to censor magazine covers based on ethical beliefs alone? Cast your vote on our website at www.kait8.com, and sound off on our Facebook and Twitter Pages. Your comments could be used on air tonight!

  • Paragould Bypass Meeting  

Mayor Gaskill says a meeting will happen between 4 and 7 at the Paragould High School about the possible bypass around town, and Brandi Hodges will be there to bring you information as she gets it tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Ice Storm 2 Years Later

We all remember the devastating storm two years ago, and the impact was felt by everyone. Tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10, Justin Logan looks back at the devastation and shows you how electric companies have progressed in the after math of the storm.

  • Jobs

The ASU Newport Renewable Energy Program is in full bloom, and students are seeing the benefits. Lauren Payne tells you about the exciting new opportunities many of these students have ahead of them tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • A Better Region 8

KAIT Vice President and General Manager Tim Ingram has another edition of A Better Region 8 ready for you tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10. Have you missed his previous editions? You can always check them out on his blog!

  • Region 8 Crime Watch

Craig Rickert has another edition of Crime Watch ready for tonight. Find out who police in Region 8 are looking for and how your tips can help on Region 8 News at 10.

  • In the Weather Center

Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan will have your full forecast coming up on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need up-to-date weather information right now? Check out our Weather Page.

Don't wait for tomorrow's paper to read today's news. Get the information that you want now with Region 8's only 24 hour news source, kait8.com.

For the latest news, weather, and sports while you're away from your computer, check out region8togo.com on your cell phone!

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  • Baby boomers also interested in smartphones, study shows

    Baby boomers also interested in smartphones, study shows

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:58:07 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:37:11 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Young people and young adults may not be the only technically adept members of their family, according to a recent study from a cell phone company. 

    Young people and young adults may not be the only technically adept members of their family, according to a recent study from a cell phone company. 

  • Family requests rezoning for miniature horses

    Family requests rezoning for miniature horses

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:35:13 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:24:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Paragould family is a step closer to having their miniature horses living on their property as the city discussed an ordinance that would rezone their property from residential to agriculture. The property is located in the 3,000-block of Finch Road.

    A Paragould family is a step closer to having their miniature horses living on their property as the city discussed an ordinance that would rezone their property from residential to agriculture. The property is located in the 3,000-block of Finch Road.

  • County gets emergency mass notification system

    County gets emergency mass notification system

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:35:30 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:52:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Lawrence County residents now have a mass notification system that would alert them during an emergency situation.

    Lawrence County residents now have a mass notification system that would alert them during an emergency situation.

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