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  1. Backpack program to serve kids in Forrest CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    FORREST CITY, AR - Students in the Forrest City School District will get some much-needed help thanks to the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas. The food bank was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Arkansas Community Foundation that will be used to help fund the backpack program in the district.

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  2. UA officials travel state, visit NEARead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... Research Station and ate dinner at Josie's Steakhouse. The group plans to visit Jonesboro, Dyess, Wilson and Forrest City on Wednesday. During the Jonesboro visit, Steinmetz and the group will meet with ASU-Jonesboro Chancellor Doug Whitlock. After ...

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  3. The resistance treadmill - how do we get off?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    How long will it take Palmer amaranth to become resistant to the new formulations of dicamba and 2,4-D that have been approved to be applied over the top of dicamba- and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton and soybeans? That depends on what growers do to protect the new technologies, according to Bob Scott, a University of Arkansas Extension weed scientist and a speaker at the Pigposium 3 herbicide resistance meeting in Forrest City, Ark. "If we follow on the resistance path that we've been following, and we just come in here and add dicamba to take care of this problem , what do you think is going to happen?" Dr. Scott asked.

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  4. Chinese textile firm hiring up to 800 in east ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A Chinese textile company announced plans Wednesday to transform a former television factory in east Arkansas into its first North American facility, a $410 million project that's expected to create up to 800 new jobs in the struggling Mississippi Delta region. Shandong Ruyi Technology Group said it would begin renovating the 1.4 million-square-foot former Sanyo factory in Forrest City later this year into a facility where Arkansas cotton will be spun into yarn for textile use.

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  5. Chinese plan jobs in state, up to 800Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    A Chinese textile manufacturer will hire up to 800 workers at a new plant in Forrest City while also promoting Arkansas-grown cotton, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and leaders of the company announced Wednesday. Gov. Asa Hutchinson stands with Yafu Qiu, chairman of Shandong Ruyi Technology Group, after they signed an agreement Wednesday in Forrest City for the... Hourly wages will start at $15.25, helping a region that has been struggling for years with losses in both population and jobs, Hutchinson said at a news conference at the state Capitol.

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  6. Chinese textile firm hiring 800 in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Ruyi Technology Group said it would begin renovating the 1.4 million-square-foot former Sanyo factory in Forrest City later this year into a facility where Arkansas cotton will be spun into yarn for textile use. "This is not only great for Arkansas, ...

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  7. Chinese textile maker to invest in Forrest City; 800 jobs promisedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    The state announced today that a Chinese company planned to invest $410 million in the former Sanyo TV plant in Forrest City to spin Arkansas cotton into yarn for textile us e. Shandong Ruyi Technology Group said it could employ up to 800 at its first facility in North America.

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  8. China-based manufacturer investing $410M in Arkansas plant; up to 800 new jobs expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    A China-based textile company will invest $410 million to revive a facility that has sat vacant for 10 years in eastern Arkansas, officials said Wednesday. Up to 800 new jobs are expected as part of the new manufacturing plant in Forrest City, which will supply Shandong Ruyi Technology Group of Shandong Province, China, according to a news release.

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  9. Chinese Textile Manufacturer to Invest $140M, Create 800 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Shandong Ruyi Technology Group on Wednesday, along with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, announced that the Chinese company will invest $140 million in transforming the former Sanyo manufacturing facility in Forrest City into a textile factory.

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  10. Two Arkansas community colleges face funding threat as enrollment fallsRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    Bentonville-based Northwest Arkansas Community College scored 2.65 points out of the maximum 10, while Rich Mountain scored just below the minimum-performance score of six points at 5.93. East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City scored 4.82 points but recently changed its database reporting system and will resubmit its numbers to the Higher Education Department.

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  11. City of Wynne parting ways with airportRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... airport sits between a subdivision and is approximately 50 acres. Mayor Stacey says about 10 to 12 years ago Forrest City, Wynne, St. Francis, and Cross County partnered together to build a bigger airport. Stacy said the money from the sale will be ...

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  12. As enrollment falls, colleges' funding at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | NWAonline

    Bentonville-based Northwest Arkansas Community College scored 2.65 points out of the maximum 10, while Rich Mountain scored just below the minimum-performance score of six points at 5.93. East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City scored 4.82 points but recently changed its database reporting system and will resubmit its numbers to the Higher Education Department.

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  13. More than $11,000 raised during Relay for Life eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... changing diagnosis and it brings me comfort knowing this community aspires to bring a stop to it." DeQueen, Forrest City and Harrison had two much frontline firepower Tuesday for the Vilonia boys to repeat a string of recent top-three finishes in ...

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  14. Mayflower man killed in motorcycle crash on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... "failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch," the report stated. DeQueen, Forrest City and Harrison had two much frontline firepower Tuesday for the Vilonia boys to repeat a string of recent top-three finishes in the ...

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  15. Courier named state's top small daily 4th straight yearRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Benton Courier

    The Saline Courier has been named the state's top small daily newspaper for the fourth straight year by the Arkansas Associated Press Media Editors. The Courier's editorial staff recently competed in the annual APME contest, bringing home 49 overall awards and 20 top finishes, including general excellence, finishing ahead of runner-up the Blythville Courier News and third-place finisher the Forrest City Times-Herald.

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  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... the order would help the city get a handle on juvenile crime. a Administrators at the federal prison complex in Forrest City have barred the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette from attending quarterly meetings with community members, including one this week, ...

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  17. Crashes in state kill 3 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... the vehicle was hit by the truck, police said. Both vehicles were westbound. On Tuesday, Kenneth McCain, 51, of Forrest City was killed about 7:50 p.m. on Arkansas 1 south of Colt, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Police said McCain's ...

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  18. Payless Shoes to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Courier

    ... dozen stores in Arkansas that will be closed. Others in the state include Batesville, Berryville, Blytheville, Forrest City, Harrison, Home, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, North Little Rock and West Helena. While one website reported that the ... 4 comments

  19. Payless Shoes to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Courier

    ... dozen stores in Arkansas that will be closed. Others in the state include Batesville, Berryville, Blytheville, Forrest City, Harrison, Home, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, North Little Rock and West Helena. While one website reported that the ... 4 comments

  20. Man suspected of robbing two elderly womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... injuries to her hip. Adams said on Monday that the same suspect also robbed an elderly woman at the Walmart in Forrest City on April 1. That woman was loading her vehicle with groceries when she the alleged suspect walked up to her with a butcher's ...

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