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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 $77,900. More West Memphis information.

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Local news for West Memphis, AR continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.

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7 hrs ago | FOX16

Reward Offered for Info in West Memphis Home Invasion

Two male suspects are wanted in connection with a home invasion that happened in West Memphis Monday night.

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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Arkansas schools receive $6 million in federal funds

Wonder Junior High School in West Memphis and Forrest City Junior High School in eastern Arkansas have received more than $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds.

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15 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Dane DeHaan in 'Devil's Knot': Guilty until...?

The true story of the West Memphis Three has been told many times in many different forms, notably the trio of documentaries from filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, who helped shed light on the miscarriage of justice that convicted three Arkansas teenagers for the ritual killing of three young boys in 1993.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

2 east Arkansas schools receive federal funds

The Arkansas Department of Education announced Monday that Wonder Junior High School in West Memphis will receive $3.7 million over three years and Forrest City Junior High School will receive $2.4 million over two years.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Obamacare signups eclipse 41,000 in Arkansas

More than 41,400 Arkansans used the state's online marketplace to secure health insurance during the first open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to the Arkansas Insurance Department.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The City Wire

Northwest Arkansas' jobless rate falls to 5.6% during February

The Northwest Arkansas metro jobless rate fell to 5.6% in February, but the size of the regional workforce and number of employed trailed that of February 2013.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Business Journal

Voters to decide fate of Crittenden Regional Hospital

The fate of Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis now lies in the hands of the people of Crittenden County.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

NWAonline

Wilson appreciates his call from home

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Manager Vance Wilson did some work at Arvest Ballpark last week, then was able to watch his daughter's softball practice.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Little Rock's Robinson Theater to Host 'Devil's Knot' Premiere

The new Ron Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock will host the U.S. premiere of a new film, "Devil's Knot," based on the West Memphis Three case.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The News Tribune

Little Rock to host 'Devil's Knot' premiere

"Devil's Knot" is set to premiere May 3 at the Ron Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Business Journal

Harrah's closing will leave big hole in Tunica

With the announcement that Harrah's Tunica will close in June, more than a thousand employees could be displaced by the closure.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Delta Farm Press

Weaver family farm's roots sunk deep in Arkansas

THE WEAVER OPERATION trucks can all be identified by the cotton logo. "We come to cotton honestly and that will continue," says Stewart Weaver.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The City Wire

Northwest Arkansas jobless rate jumps to 5.9% in January

Sizeable shifts in the size of the workforce and the number of employed - potentially related to winter weather impacts on reporting - pushed the January Northwest Arkansas jobless rate to 5.9%, up from 4.9% in December and unchanged compared to January 2013.

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The City Wire

Fort Smith area jobless rate ticks higher in January

Editor's note: This story is a component of The Compass Report. The quarterly Compass Report is managed by The City Wire and presented by Fort Smith-based Benefit Bank .

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

HorrorTalk News

Trailer and Stills for Devil's Knot

In 1994, three teenagers - Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr., and Jason Baldwin - were convicted of the brutal murders of children Stevie Branch, Christopher Byers, and Michael Moore.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

The City Wire

Arkansas Energy Office to help fund two more CNG stations

The Arkansas Energy Office , a division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, announced Monday a total of $800,000 in rebates will be provided to two fueling station operators - one in Little Rock and one in West Memphis.

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Freeze Warning for Crittenden County was issued at April 15 at 2:33PM CDT

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