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  1. New rule to allow 400 parole reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    ... avoid -- other than new illegal activity. "This will give us a lot of relief in the county jail backup," said Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections. "You will see a difference. This affects more than 400 inmates. Anything over 250 ...

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  2. In state, returns to prison at 28.5%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... of the report illustrate where trends can be spotted and solutions aimed, Corrections Board Chairman Benny Magness said. The typical community correction inmate, according to the report, is a white man, under 29 years old, has a high school diploma ...

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  3. On prisoner tally, look out, task force is toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... After hearing that a "flat" prison admission rate would result in the 16 percent prison population increase, Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections and a committee member, said, "Well, we have to go less than flat." As of Wednesday, ...

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  4. Arkansas's prison population continues to climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... is one of the only, or perhaps the only, states that refers all new felony charges for revocation, said Benny Magness , chair of the Board of Corrections. Because of those rule changes, the state's recent rapid growth has been fueled by parole ...

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  5. Gov. Hutchinson announces new feed mill in Region 8 townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    BATESVILLE, AR - The CEO of Ozark Mountain Poultry made an economic announcement in Batesville Saturday afternoon. Ed Fryar said OMP is building a new feed mill in Magness and a new plant in Batesville.

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  6. Independence County receives $1.25 million economic grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Courier

    ... be used for infrastructure such as an access road and a rail spur near Ozark Mountain Poultry's new feed mill in Magness - about 12 miles southeast of Batesville. Ozark Mountain Poultry is building a $30 million feed mill that will triple production ...

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  7. Independence County tests cheaper road repair methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... this method in three different places: Thompson Drive in Floral, Union Hill Road in Pleasant Plains and one in the Magness area. Judge Griffin said the only complaint from the public is the loose gravel on the road. He said homeowners grew ... 4 comments

  8. Gov. Hutchinson appoints members to Criminal Justice Oversight Task ForceRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... Hutchinson, Senate Judiciary Chairman Rep. Matthew Shepherd, House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Benny Magness, chairman, Arkansas Board of Corrections John Felts, chairman, Arkansas Parole Board Wendy Kelley, director, Department of ...

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  9. ConAgra to close Arkansas poultry plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | National Provisioner

    ... s investment is part of the company's overall growth strategy. OMP is currently also constructing a new feed mill in Magness, Arkansas, to support its increased operations. The feed mill will be completed by early 2016 as well."

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  10. Ozark Mountain Poultry Retrofits Former ConAgra Foods PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    Ozark Mountain Poultry , a vertically integrated poultry company based in Rogers, Ark., continues to expand in Arkansas by building a new feed mill in Magness, Ark., and purchasing the building next door to its Batesville, Ark., facility, which is a former ConAgra Foods plant. OMP plans to retrofit that building to accommodate a poultry processing line, including processing and harvesting.

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  11. ConAgra to close Batesville facility; Ozark Mountain Poultry deal in worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... investment is part of the company's overall growth strategy. OMP is currently also constructing a new feed mill in Magness, Arkansas, to support its increased operations. The feed mill will be completed by early 2016 as well." Well this is garbage. ...

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  12. Plant expansion to bring new jobs to Batesville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... bringing jobs to Batesville and Independence County. The company will open a feed mill and production line in Magness, a small town 12 miles south of Batesville. Batesville city leaders are excited. "We are set for growth and set for industry here ...

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  13. New jobs coming to Batesville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... bringing jobs to Batesville and Independence County. The company will open a feed mill and production line in Magness, a small town about 12 miles south of Batesville. Batesville city leaders are excited. "We are set for growth and set for industry ...

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