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  1. Week after rains, state's east still soggyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | NWAonline

    Lynn Cary, owner of Hunter Flying Service in Brinkley, drives his four-wheeler through standing water at the city's airport Wednesday as he transports supplies from his hangar to a dry spot amid lingering flooding.

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  2. Flood Waters Leave Brinkley Animals StrandedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | FOX16

    ... affected by this ongoing problem are missing their pets and some are trapped in high water. Emergency officials in Brinkley and Monroe County are obviously swamped with problems following this flooding. And right now, days later, they're still ...

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  3. American Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | FOX16

    The American Red Cross in Arkansas will open an emergency shelter at 8:00 p.m. tonight for Monroe County flood victims at the following location: First Baptist Church 215 Elm Street, Brinkley The shelter is available for residents who continue to experience flood waters around and in homes as continuing rains affect the area.

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  4. Governor to tour flood damage in east ArkansasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BRINKLEY, Ark. - Gov. Mike Beebe is touring damage caused by ongoing flooding in an east Arkansas city.

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  5. Flooding Concerns Addressed in Brinkley Town Hall MeetingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | FOX16

    It was question after question as people piled into the Brinkley Convention Center on Monday afternoon.

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  6. Flood Water in Brinkley Leaves Residents ConcernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | FOX16

    "Well right now it's up the road is the airport and there are spilt chemicals in the water.

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  7. Water Continues to Rise in Brinkley, City Officials Begging for Government HelpRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | FOX16

    Water rising in Brinkley neighborhoods after getting soaked with 10 inches of rain last Sunday, now residents are using boats to get to their homes.

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  8. American Red Cross Helps With Flooding Cleanup in Eastern ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | FOX16

    ... three affected counties, with 5 homes experiencing major damage due to more than 3 feet of water inside homes near Brinkley in Monroe County." One home in Woodruff County was destroyed during Sunday's storm by lightning strike that caused a fire. ...

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  9. Flight retraces trip made 48 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Gainesville Daily Register

    ... Nesin said. " We met a pilot who flew in World War II and he was super into the plane," she said. "We met a man in Brinkley, Ark. who was there when the first boys landed this plane so that was pretty cool," Chris Nesin added. Conditions are austere ...

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  10. Eastern Arkansas Residents Recovering after Weekend FloodingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | FOX16

    ... the weekend, causing major flooding. That water poured into dozens of homes. Driving down New Orleans Street in Brinkley today there is not a puddle in sight, but yesterday water was knee deep. With most of the water gone families have begun to dry ...

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  11. Flash floods dump nearly a foot of rain in Monroe, St. Francis countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... locations. More than a dozen were forced to leave their houses due to flooding inside their homes. Highway 49 in Brinkley was practically turned into a water park ride after portions of the road were completely covered in water. Other secondary ...

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  12. Flooding in Eastern Arkansas Forces EvacuationsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | FOX16

    ... has forced evacuations as creeks swell due to runoff. Ten homes have been evacuated along Highway 49, between Brinkley and Zent, in Monroe County. Parts of Cleburne, Craighead, Cross, Independence, Jackson, Lee and Monroe Counties have seen flash ...

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  13. Rice poised for record weekly dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... has contributed to the speculative selling this week," said Neauman Coleman, president of Neauman Coleman & Co in Brinkley, Arkansas. "Uncertainty about Thailand's rice policies also helped to depress market sentiment." Rough-rice futures for July ...

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  14. Rice Posts Longest Run of Weekly Drops Since '08 on Ample SupplyRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... has contributed to the speculative selling this week," said Neauman Coleman, president of Neauman Coleman & Co in Brinkley, Arkansas. "Uncertainty about Thailand's rice policies also helped to depress market sentiment." Rough-rice futures for July ...

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  15. Rice Heads for Biggest Weekly Drop Since 2011 on Supply OutlookRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... has contributed to the speculative selling this week," said Neauman Coleman, president of Neauman Coleman & Co in Brinkley, Arkansas. "Uncertainty about Thailand's rice policies also helped to depress market sentiment." Rough-rice futures for July ...

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  16. Federally-funded summer meal program a godsend for Jacksonville area youthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... at Nourishment Network as food bank staffer Monroe Rose stacks boxes for her. Beth.Cravey@jacksonville.com Deborah Brinkley, (left) child nutrition program manager for the Nourishment Network food bank, consults on summer food program supplies with ...

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  17. Live StreamRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... elected recorder-treasurer after she was accused of giving herself a raise without the City Council's approval. BRINKLEY (KATV) - A man carrying an ax showed up at a bank Friday afternoon and was subsequently taken down by police. According to ...

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  18. Man carrying ax shot by police at a Brinkley bankRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    A man carrying an ax showed up at a bank Friday afternoon and was subsequently taken down by police. According to Brinkley Police, the man had threatened the Bank of Brinkley on 1405 N. Main earlier in the day, then returned with an ax. Police tased ...

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  19. State BriefsRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... felony counts, including of delivery of a controlled substance. Attorneys aren't yet listed for the defendants. BRINKLEY (AP) - Police in Brinkley say an officer shot a man who carried an ax to a local bank. The Friday incident occurred at the ...

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  20. a Q&a with Stephen Koch, author of 'Louis Jordan: Son of Arkansas, Father of R&B'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    Stephen Koch , the Little Rock musician, writer and all-around Arkansas music advocate, has long been fascinated by the singer, saxophonist and bandleader Louis Jordan , who was born in Brinkley, Arkansas, in 1908 and was one of the most beloved popular musicians of the 1940s.

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