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Region 8 News Thursday Evening Update - Some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 10.
 
Mississippi County lawns

Residents in Mississippi County say people aren't taking care of their property and it's making their neighborhoods unsightly eyesores. Brandi hunter has that story at 10.

PB&J Backpack Program

Backpacks full of food for kids whose main meals come from school... A new program in Paragould is stocking backpacks to keep kids learning with plenty of energy. Allison Munn has the details on Region 8 News at 10.

Razor blades at kids' park

Police in Illinois are investigating who glued razor blades to playground equipment. Several kids were injured when they tried grabbing the equipment and found a blade instead. The story, and the images, are at 10.

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  • Superintendent presents costs of running 2 elementary schools to community

    Superintendent presents costs of running 2 elementary schools to community

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-23 00:15:10 GMT
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    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Cedar Ridge School District’s Superintendent presented the community with the cost of running the district’s two elementary schools and what the changes would be if one were to close.

    The Cedar Ridge School District’s Superintendent presented the community with the cost of running the district’s two elementary schools and what the changes would be if one were to close.

  • County Judge cautions residents about flooded roads

    County Judge cautions residents about flooded roads

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-02-22 23:41:11 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-22 23:59:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Lawrence County Judge John Thomison says currently only one county road is closed due to flooding.

    Lawrence County Judge John Thomison says currently only one county road is closed due to flooding.

  • Crews work on Black River Levee ahead of rainfall

    Crews work on Black River Levee ahead of rainfall

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-02-22 23:24:59 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:51 PM EST2018-02-22 23:51:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Crews have worked to shore up the Black River Levee ahead of heavy rainfall.

    Crews have worked to shore up the Black River Levee ahead of heavy rainfall.

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