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  1. Chinese textile plant coming to Forrest City will consume all cotton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Voice of America reported yesterday on the gigantic textile factory soon coming to Forrest City, courtesy of Chinese industrial giant Shandong Ruyi . It's expected to create 800 jobs, potentially transforming the Delta town.

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  2. Can state of Texas football sink any lower?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... in the day, ESPN's Joey Galloway picked Baylor to win the Big 12. No one took him seriously; everyone west of Forrest City, Ark., knew the Bears would be down. Way down. But this down? But the biggest stunner of them all came Sunday night in ...

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  3. Arkansans in path of Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... going to assess the situation after the storm and plan from that point. Kaki Twist-Burgess, who grew up in Forrest City before moving to Boca Raton, Fla., several years ago, said she and her family -- which includes two dogs, one cat, two birds and ...

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  4. Chinese Textile Giant Brings Factory Jobs to Struggling Arkansas TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Voice of America

    One of China's biggest textile mills is planning its first North American factory in a small town in the southern U.S. state of Arkansas. Forrest City, located near the Mississippi River, is where the Chinese textile giant Shandong Ruyi plans a $410 million investment to spin yarn at a factory where local workers once built Japanese televisions.

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  5. Robbers wearing monkey masks arrested, one suspect still wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    FORREST CITY, AR - Police arrested two men and are searching for another suspect after a woman reported she was robbed. According to Forrest City police, officers were called to the 900-block of Driftwood Rd. Monday just after 1 p.m. A woman told police she heard a knock at the door, opened the door and was met by a man pointing a gun in her face.

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  6. China Snaps Up America's Cheap Robot LaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... apparel brands Sandro and Maje, among others, announced plans to invest $410 million in an automated factory in Forrest City, where it will spin locally grown cotton into yarn. With America's supply chain, infrastructure, consumer market, and ...

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  7. Clubgoer's suit tells of terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... t Hampton is a convicted felon. Hampton also faces federal and state charges related to a shooting in June at a Forrest City nightclub. Both men are jailed.

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  8. Cataloguing Confederate monuments, including latter day tributesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... Forrest, whose Confederate troops slaughtered black Union soldiers, sits on private land near Nashville, Tenn. Forrest City, Ark., is named for him. If you think the history of these monuments is ancient, think again. This one was erected in 1998. ...

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  9. Employee accused of stealing more than $1k from Taco BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    FORREST CITY, AR - A man stole more than $1,000 from a Taco Bell and police say he was familiar with the restaurant. The Forrest City Police Department Facebook page states officers responded to a call about a masked man at around 11:40 p.m. Monday at the Taco Bell on Washington Street.

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  10. Hiring lawmaker's wife for state job clears panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... In a letter dated April 13, 2016, to Legislative Auditor Roger Norman, Prosecuting Attorney Fletcher Long of Forrest City said he received correspondence from an auditor who worked for Norman that "reveals that Ms. Murdock's compensation was ...

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  11. 'We will not stop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... Hampton were arrested the next day in Birmingham, Ala. Hampton has been charged with shooting at someone in a Forrest City club. Gwynn was charged with providing a gun to a felon, Hampton. Police said they are still seeking suspects in the case. ...

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  12. 3 of 6 arrested in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to the Forrest City Police Department Facebook page , detectives began watching the area and found drugs were being sold at a home on the 1200-block of South Rosser Street. "I would like to thank the citizens of Forrest City that brought this residence to our attention and allowed us the opportunity to bring these individuals to justice.

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  13. Rapper's Bodyguard Charged in Little Rock Nightclub ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... currently in prison on federal weapons charges stemming from the Little Rock shooting as well as an unrelated Forrest City, Arkansas shooting that took place June 25th. Hampton was also indicted on federal weapons charges from that Forrest City ...

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  14. Top StoryRapper's bodyguard charged in Little Rock concert shootingRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... on federal firearms charges related to the Little Rock shooting and one that happened June 25 outside a club in Forrest City, Arkansas. Hampton, who also is from Memphis and performs as Finese2Tymes, was rapping on stage when the gunfire erupted in ...

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  15. Rapper Ricky Hampton's Bodyguard Charged in Little Rock Concert ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Billboard

    ... on federal firearms charges related to the Little Rock shooting and one that happened June 25 outside a club in Forrest City, Arkansas. Hampton, who also is from Memphis and performs as Finese2Tymes , was rapping on stage when the gunfire erupted in ...

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  16. Analysis: Muted fight over Arkansas Confederate symbols - An AP News AnalysisRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    ... approval before a state panel can look at erecting or removing any Capitol display. In east Arkansas, Forrest City is named for Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Klan leader, and one of Little Rock's schools _ David O. Dodd ...

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  17. Fight over Arkansas symbols of Confederacy muted so farRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... approval before a state panel can look at erecting or removing any Capitol display. In east Arkansas, Forrest City is named for Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Klan leader, and one of Little Rock's schools - David O. Dodd ...

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  18. Rapper's bodyguard charged in Little Rock concert shootingRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... on federal firearms charges related to the Little Rock shooting and one that happened June 25 outside a club in Forrest City, Arkansas. Hampton, who also is from Memphis and performs as Finese2Tymes, was rapping on stage when the gunfire erupted in ...

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  19. Police file charges in Power Ultra shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... He and Hampton were arrested the next day in Birmingham. Hampton has been charged with shooting at someone in a Forrest City club. Gwynn was charged with providing a gun to a felon, Hampton. Police said they are still seeking suspects in the case. ...

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  20. The life and legacy of Frank BroylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Mena Star

    ... Harold Horton of DeWitt lettered for SWC championship teams from 1959-61 then, though a high school coach in Forrest City at the time, was brought back by Broyles in 1968 to replace the legendary Wilson Matthews as linebackers coach while Matthews ...

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