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  1. Two arrested in internet child sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WBTV

    ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, AR - An internet sting operation led to the arrest of two east Arkansas men accused of trying to meet teenage girls for sex. Special agents with the First Judicial Drug Task Force arrested 44-year-old William Long, Jr. of Brinkley on Friday, Oct. 19, after they say he arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.


  2. USDA Announces United Soybean Board AppointmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Agri Marketing

    USDA ANNOUNCES UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD APPOINTMENTS Oct. 16, 2018 Source: USDA news release Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of 16 members to serve on the United Soybean Board. Producers newly appointed to serve three-year terms are: Arkansas - Jim Carroll III, Brinkley, Ark.


  3. RecordsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Butler, all of Strawberry, Mary Jordan and Micheal Elliotte of Rochester, N.Y., and Timothy and Viola Miller of Brinkley. Leonard and Lana Richey of Walnut Ridge have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann ...


  4. Rhythm & Blues' impact on popular musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Gleaner

    ... up-tempo tenor saxophone to the forefront of the music, thus creating a music that was never heard before. Born in Brinkley Arkansas, in the United States in 1908, Jordan first played the clarinet before learning and switching to the saxophone. He ...


  5. Funeral plans set for pilot in crop duster crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... He was also a local farmer and agriculture pilot. According to an obituary from Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home in Brinkley, McLain's visitation is set for Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. a the Brinkley First United Methodist Church. That is located at ...


  6. Louis Jordan Memorial Highway sign unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    A small crowd gathered Monday morning along the shoulder of a stretch of state Highway 49 in Monroe County outside Brinkley to officially dedicate the Louis Jordan Memorial Highway, which runs from Brinkley to Marvell. "Arkansas Highways are truly the backbone of tourism and economic development in the state," Arkansas Department of Transportation Public Information Officer Danny Straessle told us last week.


  7. Drift awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Doss gave me to read said for the water trail to be navigable, the bayou's depth should be 14 feet or higher at the Brinkley water gauge, and with only eight days until our trip, that gauge was reporting merely 12.5 feet. Doss shared my concern; but ...


  8. Dusty Relics of Arkansas HistoryIf you have lived in central Arkansas ...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | Daily Record

    ... through the depression and eventually defaulted on their $99,000 loan. The property sold in 1937 to Dr. John R. Brinkley and this is where the story gets interesting. Many have called Brinkley the 'Great American Charlatan.' He was a radio pioneer ...


  9. 81-year-old Arkansas city council member charged in gambling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | NWAonline

    Gene DePriest, 81, faces one felony count of keeping a gambling house, records show. He was served with a warrant Thursday at Brinkley City Hall and later was released on his own recognizance. 4 comments

  10. Brinkley City Council member arrested in gambling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    BRINKLEY, AR - A council member in Brinkley faces a felony charge after he reportedly operated a gambling house out of a restaurant, authorities said Thursday. According to a post on the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force's Facebook page, Gene DePriest was arrested on suspicion of keeping a gambling house after the months-long investigation.


  11. Rex Nelson: Marking an anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Louisiana Purchase land survey began in October 1815. We celebrate that fact with a state park in a swamp between Brinkley and Marvell and with a sculpture in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Titled Straight Lines ...


  12. Paramedic's license suspended after practical joke with ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 |

    Tawny Long said she was "very, very wrong" for moving the ambulance, which she said had been done to her multiple times while on shift BRINKLEY, Ark. - A paramedic received a six-month license suspension after admitting to moving a parked ambulance as a practical joke.


  13. Popular Brinkley barbecue restaurant busted for suspected video gambling machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Gene's Bar-B-Que & Restaurant in Brinkley has been raided by special agents with the First Judicial District Drug Task Force on suspicion of illegal gambling. Ten video arcade machines and cash were seized from the popular barbecue joint.


  14. Hogs hankered for Brinkley starRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | NWAonline

    There wasn't much quiet time around Jerry Eckwood's home in Brinkley during the fall and winter of 1973. "It was pretty crazy," said Stan Eckwood, Jerry's younger brother.


  15. Stopped train creates problems for one townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    BRINKLEY, AR - A Union Pacific train literally split one half of a town from the other, with officials from that town saying the situation was a safety hazard. According to a report from Little Rock television station KATV, the train blocked the crossing at Dixon and First Streets at 3 a.m. Friday and was blocking the crossing as of 6 p.m. Friday.


  16. Big history awaits out in the middle of a swampRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... 6 a.m-9 p.m. daily. There's no admission charge. To reach the park from Little Rock, take I-40 east to Exit 216 at Brinkley, then continue south 21 miles on U.S. 49 to Arkansas 362 and go east 2 miles to the park. For details, visit ...


  17. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... As they started forward one of the yeggs ordered them to halt and opened fire. JONESBORO -- Army Capt. Lamuel G. Brinkley Jr., whose parents live at Jonesboro, recently received the Bronze Star at Fort Rucker, Ala. Captain Brinkley received the ...


  18. Soybean checkoff funds mean good things comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Delta Farm Press

    Around 1913, Jim Carroll's ancestors came to the area around Brinkley, Ark., to work in the booming timber industry. "That wasn't odd - that was Brinkley's industry at the time with crossties and the like," says Carroll.


  19. Theresa O. JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Moore County News-Press

    ... Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida, 33607-1460. Theresa was born August 30, 1925 in Brinkley, Arkansas to John Leo Wiesle and Elizabeth Duerling Wiesle. She married Robert Filmore Jackson on January 13, 1945 in Pryor, ...


  20. Opal PruittRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Beebe News

    ... Ramsey; thirteen great-grandchildren, Megan, Lane, Lizzie, Eric, Shane, Christopher, Brody, Mason, Gavin, Kinley, Brinkley, Rainey and Whitt; and four great-great-grandchildren, Keegan, Landon, Brandilynn and Bronn. She was preceded in death by her ...


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