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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Memphis man gets 8-year term in gun-theft caseA Memphis man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for his role in
Memphis man gets 8-year term in gun-theft case
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
A Memphis man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for his role in the theft of more than 100 guns in Arkansas that were supposed to be sold in Texas sporting goods stores. U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes also ordered Mario Marquell Ward... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Jonesboro schools work to lower test score gapThere are 5 schools in the Jonesboro School District that have been placed on a
Jonesboro schools work to lower test score gap
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
There are 5 schools in the Jonesboro School District that have been placed on a list of "focus schools" by the Arkansas Department of Education. The list named the schools in Arkansas whose under-privileged students have a more difficult time with... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jonesboro schools work to lower test score gapThere are 5 schools in the Jonesboro School District that have been placed on a
Jonesboro schools work to lower test score gap
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
There are 5 schools in the Jonesboro School District that have been placed on a list of "focus schools" by the Arkansas Department of Education. The list named the schools in Arkansas whose under-privileged students have a more difficult time with... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Federal lawmakers announce $8.5M in FAA grants for airportsU.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, and U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford, French Hi
Federal lawmakers announce $8.5M in FAA grants for airports
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, and U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman said in a statement Monday that 13 airports will receive the grants. Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Arkansas Airports Get $8.5M in FAA GrantsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have ann
Arkansas Airports Get $8.5M in FAA Grants
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced $8.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to improve airports throughout the state. The grants will go toward extending taxiways, runway... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
State, communities receive millions to fight crimeThe state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 millio
State, communities receive millions to fight crime
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
The state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 million to fight crime and protect police officers. U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
State, communities receive millions to fight crimeThe state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 millio
State, communities receive millions to fight crime
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
The state of Arkansas and several Region 8 communities will receive $2.3 million to fight crime and protect police officers. U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Federal Lawmakers Announce $8.5M in FAA Grants for AirportsLITTLE ROCK - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced $8.5
Federal Lawmakers Announce $8.5M in FAA Grants for Airports
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced $8.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to improve airports throughout the state. U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, and U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford, French... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
FAA awarding $8.5M in grantsThe Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grants totaling $8.5 million to
FAA awarding $8.5M in grants
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grants totaling $8.5 million to 13 Arkansas airports to help pay for upgrades and expansions, the state's congressional delegation announced Monday. "Airports are important to growth and development in... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Federal lawmakers announce $8.5M in FAA grants for airportsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have ann
Federal lawmakers announce $8.5M in FAA grants for airports
KATV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced $8.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to improve airports throughout the state. U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, and U.S. Reps. Rick... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
13 state airports to split $8.5M from FAAThirteen Arkansas airports will receive a combined $8.5 million in federal fund
13 state airports to split $8.5M from FAA
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Thirteen Arkansas airports will receive a combined $8.5 million in federal funding to support infrastructure improvements, members of the state congressional delegation said Monday. U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with U.S. Reps. Rick... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Class reunionsBooker T. Washington, 1965: Sept. 4-6. Natolyn Williams Herron, 901-774-0476, o
Class reunions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Booker T. Washington, 1965: Sept. 4-6. Natolyn Williams Herron, 901-774-0476, or Willie Ruth Thomas McGhee, 901-524-1079. CBHS, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010: Sept. 25-26. alumni@cbhs.org Collierville, 1985:... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
lottery overseer set to lead state racing panelThe former chairman of the now-defunct Arkansas Lottery Commission, John C. "Sm
lottery overseer set to lead state racing panel
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The former chairman of the now-defunct Arkansas Lottery Commission, John C. "Smokey" Campbell of Hot Springs, started work this week as the director of the Arkansas Racing Commission. The commission regulates thoroughbred and greyhound racing in the... Read more
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OC Weekly
The OC Food Scene, 20 Years Ago"Time just gets away from us" -Charles Portis, True Grit The OC food scene 20
The OC Food Scene, 20 Years Ago
OC Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
"Time just gets away from us" -Charles Portis, True Grit The OC food scene 20 years ago was a much different creature. It was both stuffy and trashy at the same time, which seems impossible, but it was. That was when it was still okay to eat at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UAMS gets $7.9M to train caregiversThe Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given a $7.9 million grant to the Schmied
UAMS gets $7.9M to train caregivers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given a $7.9 million grant to the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program to support operations for five years at the program's sites around Arkansas. The program provides education and skills training to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On state data on Medicaid, suit cites holesA legal-aid group filed a lawsuit Wednesday saying the Arkansas Department of H
On state data on Medicaid, suit cites holes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A legal-aid group filed a lawsuit Wednesday saying the Arkansas Department of Human Services has failed to comply with requests for records on possible delays in approval of Medicaid applications. The lawsuit comes as the state Department of Human... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
New arrivals:Brent and Laura Haywood of Cabot are proud to announce the birth of their son,
New arrivals:
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Brent and Laura Haywood of Cabot are proud to announce the birth of their son, John Luke Haywood, born on July 16, 2015 at Baptist Hospital in North Little Rock. John Luke weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by... Read more
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Arkansas Times
UAMS gets $7.9 million Reynolds grant for home care training programThe University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has recevided a $7.9 million gr
UAMS gets $7.9 million Reynolds grant for home care training program
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has recevided a $7.9 million grant for its Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The Foundation, funded by sale of the Donrey Media empire after its... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins TuesdayTraffic may be slow at a bridge in West Memphis as crews do a routine inspectio
Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins Tuesday
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 9 days ago
Traffic may be slow at a bridge in West Memphis as crews do a routine inspection. According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, an inspection of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge will require lane closures. Starting Tuesday... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins TuesdayTraffic may be slow at a bridge in West Memphis as crews do a routine inspectio
Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins Tuesday
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Traffic may be slow at a bridge in West Memphis as crews do a routine inspection. According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, an inspection of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge will require lane closures. Starting Tuesday... Read more
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Arkansas Business
By the Numbers: Gambling in ArkansasA look at wages and payouts from games of chance in Arkansas. Arkansas Scholar
By the Numbers: Gambling in Arkansas
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
A look at wages and payouts from games of chance in Arkansas. Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Receipts *Ticket sales began in September 2009 Source: Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration Office of the Arkansas Lottery *A tax of 1 cent per... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Class reunionsBooker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@at
Class reunions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
Booker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@att.net or 901-596-6945; Eva (Thompson) Bean, 901-604-9754; or Sharon (Landers) Wilkins, 901-921-9357. Carver, 1965: Aug. 27-30. James Echols, 901-218-3167 or... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Friday's Mississippi Prep Football ScoresCaledonia 24, Shannon 19 Central Academy 22, Park Place Christian Academy 8 C
Friday's Mississippi Prep Football Scores
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Caledonia 24, Shannon 19 Central Academy 22, Park Place Christian Academy 8 Columbus 49, Kemper County 27 Corinth 21, Aberdeen 20 Durant 12, West Lowndes 0 East Webster 48, Vardaman 6 Heritage Aca. 48, Columbus Christian 0 Lamar School 44,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Distrust keeps wounds openThough racial “reconciliation” and “healing” are words that are much bandied ab
Distrust keeps wounds open
Arkansas Times / Posted 13 days ago
Though racial “reconciliation” and “healing” are words that are much bandied about in West Memphis concerning the DeAunta Farrow tragedy, action seems in short supply. In fact, only a small handful of whites attended DeAunta's funeral, including the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Riot Fest adds panels with West Memphis Three, Metro's Joe ShanahanRiot Fest scored a coup last year with a somewhat unconventional approach to a
Riot Fest adds panels with West Memphis Three, Metro's Joe Shanahan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Riot Fest scored a coup last year with a somewhat unconventional approach to a rock festival by staging a mid-day panel – in the rain, no less – with members of Russian outlaw band Pussy Riot. This year it’ll expand the tradition with panels on the... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Sara CarrTRUMANN - Mrs. Sara Katherine Carr of Trumann died Sunday, August 9, 2015, at N
Sara Carr
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
TRUMANN - Mrs. Sara Katherine Carr of Trumann died Sunday, August 9, 2015, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 65. She was a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was a Human Resource Manager and a member of First Christian Church in... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Parents in Hughes say children wake up at 5 a.m. to catch school busWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Some parents said they are afraid their kids may not get t
Parents in Hughes say children wake up at 5 a.m. to catch school bus
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Some parents said they are afraid their kids may not get the proper education they deserve now that students in the Hughes School District were forced to consolidate with students in the West Memphis School District. Parents... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Private option success stories in West MemphisArkansas Advocates for Children and Families put together the video above, high
Private option success stories in West Memphis
Arkansas Times / Posted 17 days ago
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families put together the video above, highlighting a business owner whose business has "benefited tremendously" from the private option, and Lauren Coopwood of West Memphis, a private option beneficiary who is... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Class reunionsBooker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@at
Class reunions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
Booker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@att.net or 901-596-6945; Eva (Thompson) Bean, 901-604-9754; or Sharon (Landers) Wilkins, 901-921-9357. Carver, 1965: Aug. 27-30. James Echols, 901-218-3167 or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Memphis-area job to shut bridge laneA routine bridge inspection will require a lane closure on Interstate 40 near W
Memphis-area job to shut bridge lane
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
A routine bridge inspection will require a lane closure on Interstate 40 near West Memphis for three days beginning Tuesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. A crew inspecting the bridge spanning the Mississippi River between... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
West Memphis firemen rescue two children from apartment fireWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Residents in a West Memphis, Arkansas neighborhood woke up
West Memphis firemen rescue two children from apartment fire
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 19 days ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Residents in a West Memphis, Arkansas neighborhood woke up to screams Friday morning. They were coming from a mother whose children were trapped in a burning apartment on Stuart Street. “I stay at 138 Stuart, right next door,”... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Children rescued from apartment fire in West Memphis, Ark.Two infants and a 10-year-old were rescued from an apartment fire Friday mornin
Children rescued from apartment fire in West Memphis, Ark.
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
Two infants and a 10-year-old were rescued from an apartment fire Friday morning in West Memphis. Investigators say the flames erupted just after 5:06 a.m. in the 100 block of Stuart Ave. It was a wakeup call neighbors never expected. “When I came... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Beautiful PeopleYou might think from my title that I am going to write about the people who wal
Beautiful People
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
You might think from my title that I am going to write about the people who walk the red carpet on Oscar night. If so, you would be oh so wrong. For me true beauty comes from within. Today on Dog Time I found an account of quite a few very beautiful... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
2 children rescued from apartment fire in West Memphis, Ark.Two children were rescued from an apartment fire Friday morning. Investigators
2 children rescued from apartment fire in West Memphis, Ark.
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
Two children were rescued from an apartment fire Friday morning. Investigators say the fire broke out at approximately 5:06 a.m. in the 100 block of Stuart Dr. in West Memphis, Ark. When fire fighters arrived on the scene one child was already out... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Child suffers severe burns in apartment fireWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two children were pulled from a burning apartment in West
Child suffers severe burns in apartment fire
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two children were pulled from a burning apartment in West Memphis Friday morning. The fire happened in the 100 block of Stuart Street. According to the fire department, a 10-year-old has burns to 80% of their body. The other... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
Gilbert Lee Johnson Sr. ObituaryFuneral services for Gilbert Lee Johnson Sr. will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug
Gilbert Lee Johnson Sr. Obituary
The Helena Daily World / Posted 20 days ago
Funeral services for Gilbert Lee Johnson Sr. will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, August 15 at the P.L.M.&D District Center. Rev. Derrick Hughes will officiate.Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, August 14 at Brown's Home for Funerals. Burial... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Arkansas residents grow food but have nowhere to buy itHUGHES, Ark. — It’s so bizarre that there are farms surrounding Hughes, growing
Arkansas residents grow food but have nowhere to buy it
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 days ago
HUGHES, Ark. — It’s so bizarre that there are farms surrounding Hughes, growing food everywhere, yet the people who live there have to drive so far just to get something to eat. Resident Mary Nash had just picked up groceries at Walmart in West... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former Hog Henry has sex trafficking trial delayedFAYETTEVILLE -- A former Razorbacks basketball player charged with human traffi
Former Hog Henry has sex trafficking trial delayed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- A former Razorbacks basketball player charged with human trafficking and fourth-degree sexual assault involving a 14-year-old girl had his case delayed in Washington County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Jason Germund Henry, 26, of West... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Cynthia Hosto PrislovskyBorn to William A. and Martha Hatfield Hosto on Nov. 1, 1958, Cynthia Alberta w
Cynthia Hosto Prislovsky
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
Born to William A. and Martha Hatfield Hosto on Nov. 1, 1958, Cynthia Alberta was called Home Aug. 9, 2015. Cynthia married Frank M. Prislovsky Feb. 3, 1984.Cynthia attended Zion Lutheran School, Ulm, St. John’s Lutheran School, Stuttgart, and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Ameris Faces Hurdles With Crittenden Regional HospitalIt might be as late as March before the Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Me
Ameris Faces Hurdles With Crittenden Regional Hospital
Arkansas Business / Posted 23 days ago
It might be as late as March before the Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis will be reopened, according to Ameris Health CEO Robert Bauer. “There’s a lot of questions still left to resolve,” Bauer told Arkansas Business last week. Ameris,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watchALEXANDER Angela M. Davis, 7905 Springhill Road, July 31, 2015, Chapter 7. Jan
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
ALEXANDER Angela M. Davis, 7905 Springhill Road, July 31, 2015, Chapter 7. Janet Lynn Carrell, 3613 Lincoln Ave., Aug. 4, 2015, Chapter 7. Mark C. and Teresa D. Ridgeway, 15300 South Nash Road, July 30, 2015, Chapter 13. ALMA John Harvey Brummett,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
River bridge check to close I-40 laneA routine bridge inspection of the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 40 be
River bridge check to close I-40 lane
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
A routine bridge inspection of the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 40 between West Memphis and Memphis will require a lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. A crew inspecting the bridge... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Class reunionsBooker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@at
Class reunions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 25 days ago
Booker T. Washington, 1975: Aug. 28-30. Patricia (Liggins) Miles, prmiles575@att.net or 901-596-6945; Eva (Thompson) Bean, 901-604-9754; or Sharon (Landers) Wilkins, 901-921-9357. Carver, 1965: Aug. 27-30. James Echols, 901-218-3167 or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Entergy plans going off coal at RedfieldEntergy Arkansas is proposing a phaseout of coal usage at its 1,700-megawatt Wh
Entergy plans going off coal at Redfield
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Entergy Arkansas is proposing a phaseout of coal usage at its 1,700-megawatt White Bluff coal plant in Redfield as part of adhering to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's draft plan for the state's compliance with visibility rules established... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
West Memphis, Jonesboro lane closures setLane closures on a part of Interstate 40 near West Memphis as well as on U.S. 4
West Memphis, Jonesboro lane closures set
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
Lane closures on a part of Interstate 40 near West Memphis as well as on U.S. 49 in Jonesboro will occur next week, state Highway and Transportation Department officials said Friday. A bridge inspection will close the outside westbound lanes on the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
NBA player gives back to his alma materNBA Player Sonny Weems might be from a small town, but he’s doing big things.
NBA player gives back to his alma mater
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 27 days ago
NBA Player Sonny Weems might be from a small town, but he’s doing big things. Weems recently returned to West Memphis to host his inaugural basketball camp at his old high school. In this week’s Bright Spot, WREG’s Markova Reed showed us how he... Read more
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CBS Sports
Man Weave: Biggest threat to Cavs in East, and Rockets-Clippers debateWe basketball junkies are still in the summer slog, but that won't stop us from
Man Weave: Biggest threat to Cavs in East, and Rockets-Clippers debate
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
We basketball junkies are still in the summer slog, but that won't stop us from looking ahead to some of next season's more interesting storylines. The NBA typically tends to be the most predictable of the big 3 leagues, but this year could be an... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Dark PlacesWRONG, GIRL: In ',' Charlize Theron plays a woman confronting her troubled past
Dark Places
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 28 days ago
WRONG, GIRL: In ',' Charlize Theron plays a woman confronting her troubled past and coming to troubling conclusions. Chip on her shoulder, ratty baseball cap clamped on her head, so that her eyes are in shadow: in Charlize... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Impressive cast in 'Dark Places' just can't bring the heatLike "Gone Girl," the mystery thriller "Dark Places" is based on a novel by Gil
Impressive cast in 'Dark Places' just can't bring the heat
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Like "Gone Girl," the mystery thriller "Dark Places" is based on a novel by Gillian Flynn, and the formula is similar: Take a true crime story that's been sensationalized in the tabloids, and then adorn it with imaginative plot twists and red... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Impressive cast in ‘Dark Places’ can’t bring the heatLike “Gone Girl,” the mystery thriller “Dark Places” is based on a novel by Gil
Impressive cast in ‘Dark Places’ can’t bring the heat
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
Like “Gone Girl,” the mystery thriller “Dark Places” is based on a novel by Gillian Flynn, and the formula is similar: Take a true crime story that’s been sensationalized in the tabloids, and then adorn it with imaginative plot twists and red... Read more
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