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  1. Canning plant could create 45 new jobs in Lake ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Wednesday, Governor Bobby Jindal and Providence Foods LLC partners Reynold Minsky and Grady Brown announced the company will establish a 12,000-square-foot food canning plant in Lake Providence. The new manufacturing facility will produce tomatoes, relishes and sauces through a project that will create 24 new direct jobs with an average salary of more than $26,300 per year, plus benefits.

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  2. Cannery to open in job-starved Lake ProvidenceRead the original story

    Wednesday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Officials said Wednesday that the plant is opening in Lake Providence in part thanks to a $245,000 grant from the Louisiana Economic Development agency and tax breaks. The 12,000-square-foot plant is expected to employ 24 people.

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  3. Caught on camera: Citizens' confrontation with Ferriday police officer goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... has not responded to follow-up calls seeking an update on the officer's status. However, the police chief in Lake Providence told KNOE that Williams was laid off from that department "for disciplinary reasons." Police Chief Rudy Threats explained, ...

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  4. Gary Adams named to be next president, CEO of National Cotton CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Delta Farm Press

    ... for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, visits with Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, La., at STAX/Farm Bill Workshop held by the Council, the Louisiana Farm Bureau and the Louisiana Cotton & Grain Association ...

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  5. LocalLP Port, ULM secure Delta Regional Authority grantsLP Port, ULM...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The News-Star

    Signature economic development hubs like the Lake Providence Port and the University of Louisiana at Monroe are among the those benefiting from $1.7 million in Delta Regional Authority grants announced for Louisiana this year. "This is my favorite time of the year," said Chris Massingill, who announced the 2014 Louisiana grants on a conference call Friday.

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  6. Big River Rice and Grain Expands Facilities; Increases FootprintRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PRWeb

    ... and convenience of facilities to the benefit of growers, customers and allied vendors. Upgrades at Lake Providence, La., have focused on delivering increased operational speed and grain handling capacity, better enabling the organization to connect ...

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  7. Northeast Delta HSA and The Extra Mile of NE Louisiana Host Grand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PRWeb

    Dorothy Lewis, Joseph Jackson, Mayor Robert Amacker, Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, Charles Trimble celebrate the opening of the East Carroll Parish Hope Peer Support Center "The opening of this Center is a tangible example of how good things happen when community leaders come together," said Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, NE Delta HSA Executive Director. Northeast Delta Human Services Authority , The Extra Mile and the Lake Providence Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening event yesterday to celebrate the opening of the East Carroll Hope Peer Support Center in Lake Providence.

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  8. Harbor project set to take 11 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... ports at Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale and Claiborne County in Mississippi; Yellow Bend in Arkansas; and Lake Providence and Madison Parish in Louisiana. The Corps recently announced the award of a $4.3 million contract to dredge on the ...

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  9. Sparkling Southern Belles dazzle our areaRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | The News-Star

    Sparkling Southern Belles dazzle our area Southern Belles charm and shine Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1wTjIgI Allyson's Note: First, although he's not a southern belle but an utterly fabulous southern gentleman, I send out a huge thank you to Dr. Matt for the emergency dental treatment he performed on my busted front teeth. He saved me from being a scary Now onto the southern belles, every single time I mention Claire Gordon , I am always asked if she is Claire from Lake Providence, ? And the answer is yes folks, she is.

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  10. Trips for hunting widows 'game' changersRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... turns out, I was like a deer in headlights. I had no idea what was about to hit me," laughed my friend from Lake Providence. "His I-like-to-hunt statement soon become his justification for all the seasons, nights, weekends and days I would spend ...

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  11. Alexandria, other charter schools put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Alexandria, other charter schools put on hold A proposed charter school in Alexandria was put on hold Tuesday by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: BATON ROUGE - Proposed charter schools in Alexandria, Monroe and Lake Providence were put on hold Tuesday by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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  12. Jump Start careers with new high school programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... Hanson said the introduction of the Jump Start program has increased enrollments at the Ruston, Bastrop and Lake Providence campuses of the community college. "These increases are attributable to LDCC's commitment to career and technical training ...

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  13. Obamacare's Job Killing Employer MandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Townhall

    Panola Pepper Corporation was started for all the right reasons. Located in the town of Lake Providence in Louisiana's East Carroll Parish, the hot sauce company has been providing employment to those who live in one of the nation's poorest areas.

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  14. Steve Israel: Legacy GOP wants you to forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | CNN

    ... by conflict needs these two great democracies to commit to moving their partnership forward John Sutter: Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America." And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was ...

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  15. Now on Google Street View: povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | CNN

    Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other parish or county. And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was missing a key Google Maps feature.

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  16. Do we want a fortress White House?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | CNN

    ... by conflict needs these two great democracies to commit to moving their partnership forward John Sutter: Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America." And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was ...

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  17. Income inequality: Now on Google Street ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | CNN

    Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other parish or county. And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was missing a key Google Maps feature.

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  18. $7.5M in economic grants awarded in ArkansasRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... along Interstate 30 at Hope. A $1.2 million grant will help upgrade a rail line from Lake Village to Lake Providence, Louisiana; and $1 million will be used for a hanger, roadway, and parking lot at Stuttgart Municipal Airport. The University of ...

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  19. Lake Providence man killed while at workRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    According to the sheriff's office, Hart attempted to remove a shovel from underneath a truck while it was pulling away from a rice elevator and he was run over. MADISON PARISH, La.

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  20. Lake Providence man killed at grain elevatorLake Providence man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The News-Star

    Lake Providence man killed at grain elevator A Lake Providence man was killed Monday morning in an accident at a grain elevator in Madison Parish.

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