Mar 19, 2014
Delta Farm Press
Mid-South gins recognized for safety accomplishments
Cotton gins in a five-state area were honored for outstanding worker safety programs in an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.
SCGA Safety Award Winners 2012
PLATINUM AWARD winners for Arkansas included, from left, Billy Smith and Herbert Shelton, GPS Gin Co.
Prison inmate found dead in cell
Arkansas prison officials said an inmate has been found dead in his cell. Department of Correction spokeswoman Shea Wilson said Ligie Waddell, 66, apparently committed suicide in his cell at the East Arkansas Regional Unit at Brickeys Saturday morning.
Inmate guilty of Region 8 murder wins $100 from Claims Commission
The state of Missouri is providing $2.3 million to help build special rooms at five Joplin schools designed to withstand severe weather.