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  1. 2014-08 Business TopicsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Metal Center News

    ... mill in the United States. In a recent interview with Steel Market Update, Bula cited three reasons BRS chose the Osceola, Ark., location for the $1.3 billion project: one of the best industrial electric rates in the country, good proximity to major ...

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  2. Psych of the South: The Barefacts' 'Tell Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Arkansas Times

    Harold Ott is the founder and primary researcher of Psych of the South , a record label dedicated to unearthing rare Arkansas pop history. The Barefacts recorded the infectious, stripped-down garage rock tune "Tell Me" on the Country Color label out of Osceola, Arkansas in the summer of 1968.

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  3. Big River Steel gets extension in suit over millRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Courier

    ... filed last month by Nucor Steel. The lawsuit seeks to block Big River Steel from building its steel mill south of Osceola and also seeks a revocation of the company's air permit issued by the state. Big River Steel must now respond to the complaint ...

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  4. Big River must respond to NucorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Business Journal

    According to a report in Arkansas Business , Big River Steel received an extension in federal court to respond to a lawsuit by Nucor Steel. Big River, the $1.3 billion steel manufacturing facility, is supposed to break ground in Osceola, Arkansas, on Sept.

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  5. Big River Steel gets extension in suit over millRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... respiratory virus that has stricken hundreds of children in the midwest, but so far those cases are not confirmed. OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar ...

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  6. Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, Ark. - Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.

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  7. Nucor sues Big River SteelRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Recycling Today

    The steel giant Nucor Corp. , headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, has reportedly sued to halt construction of Big River Steel LLC 's minimill, which is slated to be built near Osceola, Arkansas.

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  8. Ryan Trimm takes the Farmers Market Challenge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... we stock up on tomatoes, okra, Texas sweet onions, herbs, and a butterscotch melon. The melon - from Hanna Farms, in Osceola, Arkansas - is like a cantaloupe, but smaller, about the size of a bocce ball. It's got a delicious caramel flavor, with a ...

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  9. Marion - Wayne' Ballard WoodburnRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Http

    ... Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola. Memorials may be directed to his family. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com. Wayne is survived by his ...

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  10. Nucor sues to stop Big River Steel plant in Mississippi CountyRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    ... by state and local tax money that's a venture by Nucor's former boss, John Correnti. The lawsuit says the planned Osceola plant runs afoul of the Clean Air Ac t and specifically lists a number of ways tests for potential environmental impact fell ...

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  11. Nucor Steel files Arkansas lawsuit over steel millRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    OSCEOLA, AR - Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court that attempts to block a competitor from opening a mill in Mississippi County. 69 comments

  12. Big River Steel Lays Out Big PlansRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Metal Center News

    ... place and work will soon begin on the newest steel mill in the United States. Bula cited three reasons BRS chose the Osceola, Ark., location for the $1.3 billion project: one of the best industrial electric rates in the country, good proximity to ...

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  13. Hypocrite of the week: John Correnti, state welfare kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    ... $5 million assures the $14 million in local incentives (see below) will be immediately available. Mississippi County/Osceola has more than $9 million in the bank for Big River Steel and the remaining $5 million is to be collected by the end of 2014 ... 2 comments

  14. Big River Steel's John Correnti on Government's Role in Private-Sector Projects? 'Stay Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... which opened in September 2007. Big River Steel, a $1.3 billion project, is being built in Mississippi County near Osceola. It's expected to employ more than 525 workers with average yearly compensation of $75,000. It takes a long time to get a ...

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  15. Tetronics, BlueOak Reclaim Precious Metals from E-WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Environmental Leader

    ... from e-waste , one of the world's fastest growing waste streams . The first recovery plant will be installed in Osceola, Ark. BlueOak intends to capitalize on the high demand for "technology metals" like gold, silver, copper and palladium by ...

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  16. Mississippi County public housing office will remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - The Osceola Public Housing office will remain open. Administrators met Thursday to discuss relocating the office to Paragould after reports of mismanaged money.

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  17. Osceola student report cards readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Click Orlando

    MORE ABOUT THE LAUNCH WHEN WE COME BACK. NEW AT NOON, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN OSCEOLA COUNTY CAN NOW PICK UP REPORT CARDS A. COMPUTER PROBLEM DELAYED THE CARDS NEARLY ALL SUMMER AND NOW AFTER A LONG DELAY, THEY ARE READY.

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  18. Town morning the loss of another mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... decide the fate of the Mississippi County Public Facilities Board. The meeting was held this morning to see if the Osceola office would be shut down. Veronica Smith was at the meeting and has more about the proceedings on Region 8 News at 5 and 6. ...

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  19. Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to ParagouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding. 7 comments

  20. Mississippi County court OKs hospital tax voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... time. The hospital board president says the funds would be used to recruit doctors and renovate the Blytheville and Osceola facilities. The idea is to get the system in shape to be sold or leased. Information from: Blytheville Courier News, ...

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