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  1. AR National Guard to return 7 armories to host communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | KAIT-TV

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - Seven armory buildings will be returned to their respective communities later this year. The Arkansas National Guard announced Tuesday in a new release the readiness centers, or armories, affected are in Berryville, Blytheville, Brinkley, Crossett, Helena-West Helena, Rector and Wynne.


  2. Turner Grain bankruptcy law required lengthy legislative processRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... he said. About the same time, he said, reports began surfacing that a major commodity merchandiser, Turner Grain of Brinkley, Ark., was not paying growers for grain the company had purchased at slightly higher than market prices. The Arkansas State ...


  3. Community worries about economic impact of armory closingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The Arkansas Army National Guard wants to shut down 8 armories across the state, and 5 are in Region 8. Blytheville, Walnut Ridge, Wynne, Rector, and Brinkley are all on the proposed plan to shut down armories because of budget cuts. While it will save money, Region 8 communities fear they'll lose money and more.


  4. Cotter, McCrory receive USDA grants for vehicles, equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MCCRORY, AR - Three legislators announced the awarding of three U.S. Department of Agriculture grants for McCrory, Cotter and Brinkley. A $17,000 grant awarded to McCrory will be used to purchase a fire department vehicle and equipment.


  5. Wayne "Buck" Brockwell, Darien, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    Wayne "Buck" Brockwell, 62, of Darien, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. He was born in Brinkley, AR, on August 11, 1952, to John and Lillian Brockwell.


  6. East to BrinkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Cache River begins near the Arkansas-Missouri border and winds south through the Arkansas Delta, emptying into the White River near Clarendon.


  7. Military News April 11Read the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Conway. She is also the granddaughter of Bobbie Appleby and Alberta Carter, and niece of Mark and Michael Nelson of Brinkley, Ark. The airman graduated in 2008 from Brinkley High School, Brinkley, Ark., and earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 from ...


  8. Grain dealer oversight moves into Arkansas legislative spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... He also spoke on the fallout and legislative action in the wake of the demise of Turner Grain. Last summer, Brinkley, Ark.-based Turner Grain set alarm bells ringing after bouncing checks and failing to pay farmers for grain. The failure of Turner ...


  9. Arkansas governor signs Grain Dealer Act to regulate brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... considering their marketing options." According to reports, Turner Grain Merchandising, Inc., a company based in Brinkley, Ark., bought grain from farmers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi and sold it to buyers like Tyson Foods for use in ...


  10. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    W. B. Bradley, who recently came here from Missouri to edit the Monroe County Sun, mysteriously disappeared Saturday. Mr. Bradley left Clarendon Saturday by the Cotton Belt train for a hurried trip to Brinkley, intending to return the same evening by the Iron Mountain.


  11. I-40 reconfigured west of BrinkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    A new traffic configuration on Interstate 40 in Monroe County began Wednesday as a result of a new phase of a construction project, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.


  12. Wanted man tries to evade arrest, ends up all wetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police say a man wanted in Brinkley on suspicion of a sexual assault wound up all wet when he tried to evade arrest by wading a creek. Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday an officer spotted a black Dodge Nitro missing a tail light cover in downtown Jonesboro. 20 comments

  13. New high-oleic soybean varieties on horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    Oil from new high-oleic soybean varieties would have a longer shelf life without hydrogenation that produces trans fats and would also provide the benefits of improved health aspects and higher cooking temperatures. New soybean varieties featuring oil with high oleic content are on the horizon, Jim Carroll, a farmer from Brinkley, Arkansas, told growers and industry representatives at the 2015 Tri-State Soybean Forum at Oak Grove, La.


  14. City facing $3.5 million in capital needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... rural fire departments have a longer lifespan, he explained. In response to a question from Commissioner Shirley Brinkley, the fire chief said the older engines are requiring "lots" of maintenance costs, but could not readily provide a specific ...


  15. New Delta-based business matches farmers with grain buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Delta Farm Press

    ... transactions. The online business, for better or worse, comes hard on the heels of the financial demise of Brinkley, Ark.-based Turner Grain. Currently in bankruptcy and facing lawsuits, Turner and its affiliates have left farmers unpaid for ...


  16. ARE-ON not needed to improve broadband speeds in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... in east Arkansas' Great Rivers Co-op enjoy the state's highest connectivity rate, including Hughes, Marvell-Elaine, Brinkley, Clarendon, Palestine-Wheatley, Barton-Lexa and Lee County; along with Arkansas School for the Blind. CT&T's assessment of ...


  17. Calahan Foundation has successful Celebration of Giving eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 |

    ... in business together for 32 years as owners of Calahan Funeral Home in Englewood and McNeal-Calahan funeral home in Brinkley Arkansas. "We will continue making a difference and giving back to bless others, as we have been blessed," noted Mrs. ...


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