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Region 8 News Friday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Friday 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 and in the Weather Center

Caruthersville Police said they have arrested 19-year-old Johnny Rakeem Smith of Caruthersville. Click here for more information.

Tyler Farmer from South Pemiscot High School in Steele might be different from the rest of his teammates, but he's not treated any differently.   For more information, click here.

Our viewers have spoken and the results are in! Click here to see who won BEST in REGION 8 for 2011 in each category.

  • Black Rock Bridge

The Black Rock Bridge has been around since the 40's, and within the past couple of weeks, the speed limits and weight limits have been reduced. Keith Boles finds out why and how this can impact local businesses tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Habitat for Humanity

A Region 8 woman named Sunny Curtis is well known in her community for helping struggling women turn their lives around, but after she met up with hard times herself, the community is giving back. Brandi Hodges has the story tonight in Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Cutting

According to a study out of Canada, videos on the website www.youtube.com are sensationalizing self-harm among teens. Amanda Hanson looks into this disturbing display to find out what parents need to look out for tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Schools and Severe Weather

For professionals in charge of managing allegations of child abuse, the job can be a difficult one. Lauren Payne finds out how these people are trying to become more effective at their jobs and make sure abused children get the care and attention they need tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • In the Weather Center

Was last night's storm the last for a while, or will we being seeing more soon? Ryan Vaughan will have your weekend forecast coming up tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need weather information now? You can always check our weather page for the latest information.

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