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  1. School boss kept for Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday teetered on the brink of removing the superintendent of the state-controlled Lee County School District but settled for the time being on requiring increased reporting from the 880-student system in Marianna.

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  2. After years away, Bill Robertson again walking Arkansas cotton fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    Bill Robertson steps a few rows into a verification field west of Marianna, Ark.

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  3. Anderson retires from Roller-McNuttRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... about the industry matched only by his compassion for the grieving. In 1976, Anderson began pastoring a church in Marianna, Ark. Six years later Jimmy Boyd, owner of Citizens Funeral Home (later to become Roller-Citizens), approached him about doing ...

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  4. Raiders face tough 2014 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    ... finished 12-2 last season. Sam Pearson takes over the reins of the program from Bart Jenkins. Week 2 Lee Academy of Marianna, Ark. comes to Grenada for the Raiders' home opener. Kirk won a 44-0 decision over the Cougars last season. Lee was winless ...

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  5. New park introduces visitors to Ol' Man RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... sense to finally have a state park focused on this mighty waterway. Located along Arkansas 44 a few miles south of Marianna, the sleek visitor center of fledgling Mississippi River State Park does a lively job of conveying the river's importance to ...

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  6. Jones Bar-B-Q Diner - Marianna, ARRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Roadfood.com

    ... bread, with or without slaw(Old school). I usually buy the meat in bulk and make my own sandwiches. I have lived in Marianna for 27 years. People come from all over to get this great bbq! I only have to drive three blocks...life is good! As the ... 4 comments

  7. Man guilty of drug counts, shooting FBI agentRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... FBI agent. The main allegation against Colbert, 38, was that he distributed more than 5 kilograms of cocaine in the Marianna area from January 2010 through October 2011, selling large quantities to other drug dealers for distribution on the streets. ...

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  8. Witness: FBI raid terrified her, kidsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | NWAonline

    Testimony ended Thursday in the trial of Demetrius Colbert of Marianna, the last of four accused major drug dealers indicted in 2011 as part of an FBI-led investigation into drug trafficking and public corruption in Lee and Phillips counties, an inquiry known as Operation Delta Blues.

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  9. Uncle 'hopeful' testimony in Delta Blues case nets reduced prison termRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The uncle of a Marianna man accused of distributing large quantities of cocaine in Lee and Phillips counties testified Tuesday that he is hopeful his cooperation with prosecutors results in his own prison term being reduced.

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  10. Marianna man's trial in drug case kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    For not having a legitimate job, Demetrius Colbert did very well for himself financially, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday in opening statements of the Marianna man's trial on allegations that he distributed hundreds of pounds of cocaine in Lee and Phillips counties in 2010 and 2011.

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  11. Marianna man in Delta Blues case set for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Marianna man accused of being one of four major drug traffickers in Lee and Phillips counties for years is scheduled to go on trial today in a Little Rock federal courtroom.

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  12. On Extension's 100th birthday, some reminiscencesRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    ... decades ago, these are among those I remember in Extension: - J. O. Hill, the affable, kindly Extension agent at Marianna, Ark., who generously worked with me on my very first in-the-field story for Delta Farm Press , and sent me home with a sack ...

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  13. Marianna schools in state handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The Lee County School District is operating today without an elected school board and under the direction of the Arkansas Department of Education.

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  14. 3 urge: Take over schools in MariannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A three-member Arkansas Board of Education committee tasked with examining achievement and financial concerns in the Marianna-based Lee County School District agreed Wednesday that a state takeover of the district is warranted.

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  15. Schools on cliff, district warnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The Marianna-based Lee County School District is in the cross-hairs for a state takeover because the 880-student system - already labeled by the state as "academically distressed" - is now recommended for the state's fiscal distress program.

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  16. Mid-South gins recognized for safety accomplishmentsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    ... Gin Co. Inc., Dumas. Platinum Award of Excellence: Black Oak Gin Co. Inc., Black Oak; McClendon Mann & Felton Gin, Marianna; McClendon Mann & Felton Gin #3, Brickeys; Monette Co-op Gin, Monette; and Round Lake Co-op Gin, Grady. Gold Award of ...

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  17. Producers at gin show taking a closer look at cotton in '14Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    ... mites, which have been bad the last couple of years." Jed Anderson, who farms cotton, corn, soybeans and milo near Marianna, Ark., attributes good yields across all his crops last year to the effects of cool nighttime temperatures on plants. "We had ...

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  18. Does Jones Bar-B-Q in Marianna really deserve a James Beard award?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    In the early part of 2013, Jones Bar-B-Q in Marianna became the first restaurant in Arkansas to receive a prestigious James Beard Award .

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  19. Memphis International Raceway postpones opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... International Raceway welcomes the return of RT Turbines, Inc. for the 2014 season. R.T. Turbines, located in Marianna, Arkansas will sponsor both the DOT and Junior Dragster racing classes for the 2014 season. "MIR is very pleased to affiliate with ...

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  20. Memphis International Raceway - R. T. Turbines, Inc.Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | Paddock Talk

    ... Raceway (MIR) is pleased to announce the return of RT Turbines, Inc. for the 2014 season. R.T. Turbines, located in Marianna, Arkansas will sponsor both the DOT and Junior Dragster racing classes for the 2014 season. R.T. Turbines, Inc., an FAA ...

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