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  1. Sunday's obituariesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... April 24, 2015, in Burdette. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, Ark., with burial in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral ...

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  2. ?After Fending Off Nucor, Rival Speeds Work on Arkansas MillRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Osceola's mayor is pleased. "Everything looks good for this plant now," says Dickie Kennemore.

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  3. Pine Bluff police investigating Monday morning homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... where they found a black female with gun shot wounds. Police say the unidentified woman later died at the hospital. OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man who is believed to have fallen from a tow boat ...

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  4. Mom arrested after toddler found wandering alone on roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... the child for about 30 minutes. Bentley was then asked why she didn't call police and she stated she didn't know. OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man who is believed to have fallen from a tow boat on ...

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  5. Missing deckhand identified by sheriff's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - A towboat deckhand missing since Tuesday has been identified. Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook identified the man as 36-year-old Aaron Levar Lane of Osceola.

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  6. Rescue squads search for missing man in Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KAIT-TV

    ... received a call early Tuesday morning reporting a man fell in between 2 tugboats in the Mississippi River near Osceola. Right now, there's not much evidence supporting that claim. "There's no blood, there's no scuff marks or anything that indicated ...

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  7. Mississippi County rescue squads search for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KAIT-TV

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - Dive teams in Mississippi County are searching for a man who reportedly fell in between 2 tugboats near Osceola. Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook said it happened early Tuesday morning.

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  8. Governor gets 3 ballot measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NWAonline

    ... employers. The first Amendment 82 project was Big River Steel, a $1.3 billion steel mill under construction near Osceola. Because of that project and others, the capacity to issue bonds is close to the cap, leaving the state unable to compete in the ...

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  9. Man accused of breaking into GCT, stealing from BIC schools caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | KAIT-TV

    ... into multiples buildings on the Greene County Tech campus. He is also believed to have stolen a semi-truck out of Osceola and an FFA truck from the Buffalo Island Central School District. Alsup was considered armed and dangerous. Copyright 2015 KAIT ...

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  10. Construction begins on Big River SteelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, AR - Construction has officially started on the Big River Steel mill in Osceola. After several lawsuits to stop construction, more than 200 construction workers are on the ground.

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  11. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | NWAonline

    ... Courthouse in Russellville, the Monroe County Courthouse in Clarendon and the Mississippi County Courthouse in Osceola. All four have received grants from the program's County Courthouse Restoration Grant program, funded by the Arkansas Natural and ...

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  12. 3 ports in state to be dredgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | NWAonline

    ... of dredging by the Corps in years, spokesman Jim Pogue of Memphis said. Two ports in Helena-West Helena, one in Osceola and two in Memphis are among the 10 scheduled for the work this summer and fall. "When the river level is low and the river moves ...

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  13. Protests of HB 1228 planned for March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Arkansas Times

    ... legislation emerging from Arkansas, Indiana and elsewhere and pledged to oppose it. /more/ Sen. David Burnett (D-Osceola) said he made a mistake in voting for a bill that would allow legal discrimination against gay people in a Senate committee. He ...

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  14. Big River Steel receives "Deal of the Year" awardRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Recycling Today

    Big River Steel , Osceola, Arkansas, has received a 2014 Deal of the Year Award in the Mining and Metals category for the $1.3 billion financing package it put together for its new scrap-consuming electric arc furnace steel mill. The financing deal was recognized by the IJGlobal business intelligence service and touted as the largest industrial investment in Arkansas history.

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  15. Burnett, Hutchinson switch votes after advancing discrimination bill out of committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Arkansas Times

    ... to send HB 1228 out of a Senate committee, Sen. David Burnett now says it's unconstitutional. Sen. David Burnett (D-Osceola) said he made a mistake in voting for a bill that would allow legal discrimination against gay people in a Senate committee, ...

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  16. Mississippi County Hospitals Expect To See Tax RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... to be used for the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville and South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. The tax sunsets after five years. The hospital in Osceola was built in the 1950s and hasn't had any major renovation work ...

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  17. Osceola kid becomes honorary firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... was going on," said Debby Cole. "They called her parents and just told us to have him here and it was a surprise." Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said he was contacted by a member of Nolan's grandfather's church about doing something special for ...

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  18. FFA truck stolen, GCT break-in suspect may be involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... County school over the weekend. He was driving a stolen car before it was recovered on Wednesday on Interstate 55 in Osceola. Rolland says Alsup's wallet was found in the same car that was recovered. Police are actively searching for Alsup and do ...

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  19. Osceola kid becomes honorary firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR - An Osceola boy got the chance to live out his dream of becoming a fireman. City leaders and firemen worked together to help make Nolan Cole's dream a reality.

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  20. Bank employees thwart possible robbery attempt, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... phone. Officers stopped the vehicle at 2nd and Missouri Streets. David Pilgrim, 19, of Luxora and 2 juveniles from Osceola were in the vehicle at the time of the stop. Adams said officers found masks and a weapon inside the vehicle. One suspect, a ...

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