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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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    White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:13:04 GMT
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    The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

    The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

  • Cal Ripken Regional Tournament headed to Paragould

    Cal Ripken Regional Tournament headed to Paragould

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:01:30 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:16:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The 2017 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old Southwest Regional Tournament is making its way to Paragould for the first time in over a decade.

    The 2017 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old Southwest Regional Tournament is making its way to Paragould for the first time in over a decade.

  • Residents worry about local swimming hole

    Residents worry about local swimming hole

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:39:53 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:10:33 GMT
    Williams Landing in Craighead County (Source: KAIT)Williams Landing in Craighead County (Source: KAIT)

    A drowning over the weekend has residents near a swimming spot in Craighead County concerned that swimming there should be forbidden.

    A drowning over the weekend has residents near a swimming spot in Craighead County concerned that swimming there should be forbidden.

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