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West Memphis, Arkansas is located in Crittenden County. Zip codes in West Memphis, AR include 72303, and 72301. The median home price in West Memphis is $79,900. More West Memphis information.

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1 hr ago | Arkansas Times

Mara Leveritt wins 2014 Porter Fund Literary Prize

The Porter Fund , founded by Little Rock novelists Jack Butler and Phillip McMath in 1984, has announced writer and Arkansas Times contributing editor Mara Leveritt as the recipient of the 2014 Porter Fund Literary Prize.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

RollingStone

PawnShop Kings Perform 'Make Me Whole' - Video Premiere

Brothers Joel and Scott Owen of country duo, PawnShop kings were born in Texas but spent most of their lives between Southern California and Arkansas, which explains their marriage of pop-rock and rootsy country.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NWAonline

Charter School A Possibility

The district is considering applying to the Arkansas Department of Education for a conversion charter school that would teach manufacturing trade skills, assistant superintendent Jody Wiggins reported at Thursday's school board meeting.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Journal

As Southland Park goes, so does West Memphis

In tomorrow's issue of MBJ, readers will get a closer look at the impressive growth Southland Park Gaming & Racing has experienced over the last six years.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily News

Levee District Lends Support to Big River Crossing

The project - recently rebranded as the Big River Crossing - now has a memorandum of understanding with the St. Francis Levee District of Arkansas for a set of crushed limestone trails atop levees covering more than 60 miles and two counties in Arkansas, including Crittenden County and the city of West Memphis.

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Arkansas Times

A setback for Lyft ride-sharing in St. Louis

NO SMILES TODAY: Lyft, whose cars bear the mustache, lost a round in court to operate in St. Louis outside the city's code for regulating taxis.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Devil's Knot - Movie Review

Based on the events documented in West of Memphis and the Paradise Lost trilogy, this drama takes an almost clinical approach to the story.

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Agri Marketing

Cargill To Build Grain Facility In West Memphis, Ark.

CARGILL TO BUILD GRAIN FACILITY IN WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. Jul. 14, 2014 Source: Cargill news release Cargill will invest $45 million to build a grain handling and shipping facility in West Memphis that will become a key origination point in the south for soybeans, corn, milo and wheat.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily News

Riverfront Cornerstone

At this point, it's almost a motto - not on time and over budget, and by a lot on both counts.

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World-Grain

Cargill to build grain facility in Arkansas

Cargill said on July 10 that it will invest $45 million to build a grain handling and shipping facility in West Memphis, Arkansas, U.S., that will become a key origination point in the south for soybeans, corn, milo and wheat.

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Log Cabin Democrat

Educators infiltrate Arkansas Governor's School

Arkansas Governor's School has been a tradition for the Arkansas public for over thirty-five years.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Crawley sweeps holiday weekend with USCS win at I30

Fireworks exploded both on and off the race track on Saturday night at I-30 Speedway in Benton, AR, and when the dust finally settled, Tim Crawley had every reason to cue the celebration again.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

FOX16

Little Rock Police Arrest West Memphis Man after Shooting

The Little Rock Police Department says Robert Jamison, 48, is charged with possession of firearms by certain persons and theft by receiving following the incident that happened around 10 Monday night near 10th & College.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Devil's Knot - Movie Review

Based on the events documented in West of Memphis and the Paradise Lost trilogy, this drama takes an almost clinical approach to the story.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Arkansas Times

Talk with Mara Leveritt, Jason Baldwin at NLR library Wednesday

Have questions for Mara Leveritt or Jason Baldwin? Now's your chance. The William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock will host a discussion with Leveritt and Baldwin via Skype at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the library.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lane closures set for Mississippi River bridge

Arkansas highway officials say lanes will be closed on the Mississippi River bridge in West Memphis as crews perform work on the bridge.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Deadline

Q&A: 'Whitey's Joe Berlinger On Finding Great Docu...

If all filmmaking is struggle, none struggle harder than the documentary director who: searches for truth and injustice; raises the money to expose it; fights to escape the common result of barely leaving a festival footprint before vanishing; and then starting all over.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Devil's Knot - Movie Review

Based on the events documented in West of Memphis and the Paradise Lost trilogy, this drama takes an almost clinical approach to the story.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Arkansas Times

Sammy Hagar to open restaurant at Southland Park

Former Van Halen frontman and best reason to drink Crystal Pepsi Sammy Hagar is bringing his signature booze-soaked dining experience to West Memphis with Sammy Hagar's Red Rocker Bar & Grill .

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DVD Verdict

Devil's Knot

Every so often a film comes along that looks like it should have become more than what it became.

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