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  1. Osceola police investigating Monday morning armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Osceola police are searching for two people who reportedly robbed a local restaurant in Mississippi County. According to Osceola Police Chief David Gladden, two suspects wearing masks entered the McDonald's shortly before 5:00 a.m. Monday.

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  2. Molly Michelle JonesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Molly Michelle Jones, 46, passed away at 6:52pm on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Barnes Jewish Hospital. She was born on May 22, 1968, in Osceola, Arkansas the daughter of the Patsy Myers of Cottage Hills and the late Thomas Myers.

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  3. Voters OK tax to fund Mississippi Co. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KAIT-TV

    ... repairs at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville and the South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Information from: Blytheville Courier News, http://www.couriernews.net Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights ...

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  4. New terminal open at Manila airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MANILA, AR - City officials have opened a new terminal at the Manila Municipal Airport in northeast Arkansas after a year of construction. Manila Mayor Wayne Wagner says the new terminal will serve industry and business leaders who are visiting the Big River Steel project and the new BlueOak electronic recycling facility in nearby Osceola.

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  5. Big River Steel asks judge to dismiss lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, Ark. - Attorneys representing Big River Steel are asking a judge to throw out a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the construction of a $1.3 billion mill in northeast Arkansas.

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  6. Osceola cross country runner AJ Jimenez on pace toward goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... years of his career. But now, with several goals already under his belt and a conference title in sight, Jimenez and Osceola High School have to be included in the discussion of Pinellas County cross country. Coach Peter Eagleson and Osceola ...

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  7. Fueling economic enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Courier

    ... we also were delighted to break ground for our next major manufacturer in Northeast Arkansas. Big River Steel in Osceola is the single largest economic investment in Arkansas history at $1.3 billion. The project will employ 2,000 people for the ...

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  8. County revives idea of shedding one of its seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | NWAonline

    Officials thought it was a good idea to create two Mississippi County seats more than 100 years ago, when the swampy backwaters of the Mississippi River prevented quick horse travel between Blytheville and Osceola. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  9. Economic enginesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | The City Wire

    ... we also were delighted to break ground for our next major manufacturer in Northeast Arkansas. Big River Steel in Osceola is the single largest economic investment in Arkansas history at $1.3 billion. The project will employ 2,000 people for the ...

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  10. Mississippi Co. passes resolution on one county seat systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KAIT-TV

    ... single county seat system. The passage came unanimously Tuesday night. Right now there are two county seats, one in Osceola and the other in Blytheville. Both cities have courthouses. Justice Bill Nelson told Region 8 News last week before the ... 4 comments

  11. Big River Steel breaks ground on mill in ArkansasRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Recycling Today

    Big River Steel LLC officially broken ground on its $1.3 billion steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, Arkansas, on Sept. 22, 2014.

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  12. Groundbreaking held for new Arkansas steel millRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Benton Courier

    ... leaders say the influx of jobs will be a major boost for a county suffering from an 11 percent unemployment rate. Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said his city is already seeing new homes being purchased and firms looking at building additional homes ...

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  13. Big River Steel formally breaks ground on $1.3 billion steel millRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The City Wire

    "Welcome to steel mill heaven," said John Correnti, Chairman and CEO of Big River Steel, which officially broke ground on its new $1.3 billion steel mill factory to be constructed in Osceola, Ark. Although site prep work has been ongoing for weeks, company officials and state and local leaders turned dirt in the Mississippi County soybean field that will eventually house the massive steel complex.

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  14. Building Begins for Big River Steel in OsceolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | FOX16

    Big River Steel LLC today broke ground on its new $1.3 billion steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, Arkansas. Big River's investment of more than a $1.3 billion in Arkansas is the single largest private investment in the state's history.

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  15. Groundbreakings Planned on Major Arkansas ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Construction work is set to begin this week on two highly anticipated projects in Arkansas: a $1.3 billion steel mill in Osceola and the new $50 million museum in Fort Smith honoring the U.S. Marshals Service.

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  16. Osceola girl gets wish granted by police departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KAIT-TV

    OSCEOLA, AR - An Osceola girl got the surprise of a lifetime Saturday at the Osceola Police Department Poker Run. An 11-year-old girl was diagnosed with leukemia 3 years ago and had the dream to one day visit Universal Studios in Orlando.

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  17. Mississippi County eyes single county seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Leaders in northeast Arkansas will consider a resolution next week on whether Mississippi County should eliminate one of its two county seats and only have one courthouse. The county now has county seats and courthouses in Blytheville and Osceola.

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  18. 2014-08 Business TopicsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  19. Psych of the South: The Barefacts' 'Tell Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | 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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  20. Big River Steel gets extension in suit over millRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | 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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