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Monday, August 11 - More From GMR8!

Here are your Local Headlines and More from Monday's Good Morning Region 8!

Greene Co. Man Faces Murder Charges

Later today, Heath Banks of Paragould, accused of killing another man back in July, will appear before a judge to answer his charges.

Banks is charged with capital murder and aggravated assault in the death of 27-year old Jason Clinton.

Paragould police say they found clinton shot to death at a house on south sixth avenue.

Police say witnesses identified Banks as the shooter, and he later turned himself in at the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

Committees Formed to Fight Illegal Drug Use in Craighead Co.

Education, Media Awareness, Political, Legal, Support, and Oversight are the 6 committees formed by Attorney Skip Mooney, Jr.

UPDATE: The Meeting will not be held tonight. We'll continue to track this story and bring you the latest developments and meeting times as they become available.

Deadly Tunica Bus Crash

The accident happened at the intersection of Casino Center and Highway 61 in Tunica County, an area with several bustling casinos along the Mississippi River.

 

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    A Better Region 8: H.S. football participation shrinking

    Monday, October 23 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-10-23 20:51:53 GMT
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    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    For many parents, having their child play football is exactly what they want.  It teaches teamwork, lessons in winning and losing, and discipline. But some are pulling their kids off the football field.  

    For many parents, having their child play football is exactly what they want.  It teaches teamwork, lessons in winning and losing, and discipline. But some are pulling their kids off the football field.  

  • Sunday storms damage parts of Sloan-Hendrix campus

    Sunday storms damage parts of Sloan-Hendrix campus

    Monday, October 23 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-10-23 14:43:31 GMT
    Monday, October 23 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:17:53 GMT
    (Source: Perry Hutton)(Source: Perry Hutton)

    Early morning storms damaged parts of the Sloan-Hendrix School District on Sunday.

    Early morning storms damaged parts of the Sloan-Hendrix School District on Sunday.

  • Fire destroys family home

    Fire destroys family home

    Monday, October 23 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:25:47 GMT
    Monday, October 23 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:57:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Pastor's family home was destroyed in a fire on Sunday night in Corning. 

    A Pastor's family home was destroyed in a fire on Sunday night in Corning. 

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