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West Memphis, Arkansas is located in Crittenden County. Zip codes in West Memphis, AR include 72303, and 72301. The median home price in West Memphis is $79,800. More West Memphis information.

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Tuesday Aug 26 | Greenwich Citizen

Some roadway lanes to be closed during holiday

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is advising that lanes on some interstates and highways will be closed during the coming Labor Day holiday weekend.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Record

Behind the News

But they're not thinking big enough. Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, and Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, said last week that they will push a bipartisan proposal to get a constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot that would eliminate what should be the second most important of Arkansas' seven constitutional offices.


Arkansas Times

Monday's open line and video roundup; also school transfers sought in Garland County

Here's an open line and today's video news roundup: Jonesboro police chief; West Memphis hospital; Mark Darr; Stacy Hurst's low blow; Frontier leaves Little Rock; Brandon Allen loses a pickup.


Arkansas Times

Crittenden Regional Hospital to close Sept. 7

Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis will close Sept. 7, despite voters' recent approval of a county sales tax to help keep the doors open.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Bobby Blackford: A - larruping' good cookBobby Blackford: A -...

He learned to cook from his mama; now retired, he's back in the kitchen cooking for his wife and friends Bobby Blackford: A 'larruping' good cook He learned to cook from his mama; now retired, he's back in the kitchen cooking for his wife and friends Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: ... (more)


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Dallas Observer

'Sovereign Citizens' Like the Dallas Fire-Truck Shooter Are Skipping Straight to the Guns

On their surface, the claims made by Douglas Leguin in his 911 call last Monday are almost comical.


Daily Mail

English Bulldog Fatcat returned to owner eight years after she was...

Rare English Bulldog found dumped by roadside returned to her overjoyed owner... EIGHT YEARS after she was stolen, abused and used for breeding But a good Samaritan from West Memphis who was moving to Arizona offered to drive her back, completing the miracle After being stolen from her eight years ago, single mother Lashena Harris had come to terms ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

USA Today

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise

Over the past decade, more parents reported that their children have a physical, neurodevelopmental or mental health disability, especially more socio-economically advantaged parents, a study finds.



Sen. Mark Pryor plans stops across Arkansas

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is planning several stops in Arkansas cities this week as he faces a re-election challenge.


The City Wire

Government job cuts

Editor's note: Maylon Rice has 40 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several Arkansas newspapers.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Grants awarded to 21 Arkansas schools, districts

The Arkansas Department of Education says 21 schools and districts have received grants to establish before- and after-school programs.


Arkansas Times

Senators announce effort to abolish office of lieutenant governor

Sens. Keith Ingram of West Memphis, a Democrat, and Jimmy Hickey of Texarkana, a Republican, have announced an effort to abolish the office of lieutenant governor .


Wed Aug 13, 2014


Wanted man arrested after standoff with JPD

JONESBORO, AR - A standoff with police landed a man in the Craighead County Jail.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily News

Harahan Rebid Comes in $5 Million Lower

Preliminary bids on the Harahan Bridge pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk and a West Memphis trail system connecting to the bridge came in $5 million lower than the first round of bids on the projects.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The City Wire

AOG opens second CNG fueling station in Fort Smith, 8th in Arkansas

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. President Mike Callan addresses the group that gathered for the formal opening of the company's second public CNG station.


Wed Aug 06, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Talk About It: Docs, film take look at Memphis 3Talk About It: Docs,...

Talk About It: Docs, film take look at Memphis 3 If you can stand the grim subject matter, works are a fascinating look at horrifying case.


Mon Aug 04, 2014


13 (5) Chilling True Crime Documentaries To Keep You Up At Night

The Imposter The case: In 1994, a 13 year-old Texan boy named Nicholas Barclay disappeared.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

The City Wire

Five Rivers to build new bulk warehouse at port of Van Buren

The port of Van Buren is expanding with the addition of a new 15,000-square-foot bulk storage building to be built by Five Rivers Distribution, according to Five Rivers Distribution President Marty Shell.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

The City Wire

Number of employed continues to decline in the Fort Smith metro

A continued decline in the size of the workforce and the number of employed edged the Fort Smith metro jobless rate to 6.4% in June compared to 6.3% in May. The rate was lower than the 8.2% in June 2013, but the number of employed in the region fell 2.24% in the 12-month period.


The City Wire

Northwest Arkansas employed, labor market size down in June

The Northwest Arkansas jobless rate in June was the lowest metro rate in Arkansas, but declines continued in the size of the regional labor force and the number of employed.



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