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7 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Police working accident on Highway 18

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Authorities in Mississippi County are working a traffic accident on Highway 18 east of Blytheville, according to police.


Related Topix: Blytheville, AR, Armorel, AR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Delta Farm Press

Cotton Field Day could change NE Arkansas production practices

A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Manila, AR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The City Wire

Jobs chief: Workforce quality an - emergency' in Arkansas

The state's economic development community concluded two days of workshops hearing from leaders who called for a workforce overhaul and potential changes to Amendment 82, the state's superproject amendment.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Jacksonville, AR

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Bicyclist hit by truck early Monday morning

LEACHVILLE, AR - A Mississippi County woman is in a Memphis hospital after being hit by a truck early this morning, according to the Leachville Police Department.


Related Topix: Leachville, AR

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Nucor Steel files Arkansas lawsuit over steel mill

OSCEOLA, AR - Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court that attempts to block a competitor from opening a mill in Mississippi County.


Related Topix: Osceola, AR, Blytheville, AR, Jonesboro, AR

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Death is one of life's inevitabilities. It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.


Related Topix: Craighead County, AR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Arkansas Times

Hypocrite of the week: John Correnti, state welfare king

John Correnti , the chief executive of Big River Steel and other ventures, gave an interview to Arkansas that easily won him hypocrite of the week honors and puts him in the runner for the biggest hypocrite of the year.


Related Topix: Tax, Osceola, AR