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  1. Crews on scene of fire, more details at 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Emergency responders are on the scene of a fully involved house fire in Manila. The fire is at 881 County Road 49. According to Jonesboro dispatch, they have sent mutual aid from several fire departments.

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  2. Taxpayer contributions generous in Manila expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    State economic development officials announced today that Southworth Products would spend $935,000 to expand its material handling equipment production in Manila and add 35 jobs. It's getting plenty of incentives to expand the 36-year-old operation,a cheaper move than a new facility elsewhere.

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  3. Southworth Products to Expand Manila Plant, Add 35 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Southworth Products Corp. of Falmouth, Maine said Wednesday that it will spend $935,000 to expand its plant in Manila and add 35 new jobs.

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  4. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    Southworth Products Corp. in Manila plans to announce today that it will hire 35 employees to make additions to its product line, a county economic development official said Tuesday. The 35 jobs will increase Southworth's employment to about 140 to 150, said Clif Chitwood, Mississippi County's economic development director.

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  5. 35 new jobs coming to ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MANILA, AR - More jobs are coming to the Manila area on the eve of a jobs announcement. The announcement, according to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Southworth Products Corporation located at 715 Highway 77 South in Manila.

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  6. Southworth International Group Acquires Marco Group AB, a Leading...Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | ThomasNet

    ... equipment. Southworth is headquartered in Falmouth, Maine, with its principal manufacturing facilities in Manila, Arkansas. Additionally, Southworth has subsidiaries in other parts of the United States and Mexico with more than a 25 year presence in ...

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  7. Manila man dies in grain elevatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Manila man died Friday when he fell in a grain elevator and was buried in soybeans, Mississippi County sheriff's deputies said. Jeffery Wayne Brown, 52, was working inside a bin at Wildy Farms on Mississippi County Road 69 near Manila at 11:30 a.m. when the beans "gave way," a witness told Mississippi County sheriff's Deputy Franklin Stracener.

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  8. Man dies after getting trapped in grain binRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A man was killed Friday while loading beans into a grain bin in Mississippi County. It happened at Wildey's Farm around 11:20 a.m. According to Major Larry Robinson with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department, 52-year-old Jeffery Brown of Manila was inside a grain bin when the beans he was loading gave way and fell on top of him.

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  9. Person reportedly trapped in Mississippi County grain binRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Mississippi County sheriff's office is responding to a report of a person trapped in a grain bin at Wildy Family Farms of Manila.

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  10. Balloon from Manila ends up thousands of miles across seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    MANILA, AR - Workers at Manila Head Start never would have guessed a balloon they released would travel to Europe. Leona Tate asked her co-workers at head start to come up with a fun way to celebrate the 50th year anniversary.

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  11. Manila voters pass millage increase for new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    MANILA, AR - Manila residents say it is time to build a new high school for their children. Voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a millage increase to fund construction of a new school.

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  12. Small quake recorded in Mississippi Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... ded just before 5:30 a.m. The depth of the quake was about 4.5 miles. It was located about 7 miles south southeast of Manila. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

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  13. 2 in Arkansas House race shift to GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | NWAonline

    Poinsett County Assessor Johnny Rye Jr. of Trumann and former state Rep. Wes Wagner of Manila are changing political parties to run as Republicans for a state House seat that Wagner lost as a Democrat in 2014. They gave different reasons Monday for departing the Democratic Party for the Republican Party to seek the District 54 seat, held by Leachville Republican David Wallace, next year.

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  14. 3.5 Magnitude earthquake rocks Mid-SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    The USGS is reporting a 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Mid-South this morning at 8:26 am. It is centered 6 miles northwest of Covington, and 22 miles south east of Blytheville. FOX13 viewers are reporting feeling it in Dyersburg and Manila, AR.

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  15. Manila must pass millage for new high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    MANILA, AR - Manila School District is asking for voters to help them get a new high school. The district has plans for a new high school located on the current campus.

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  16. Manila public schools gets computer science grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    MANILA, AR - Manila public schools recently received a $20,000 computer science grant. The grant was awarded by the state department of education and was part of the governor's computer science initiative, which is to have all high schools offer computer science courses.

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  17. Region 8 bank is growing with purchase of 3 locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... SOUTHBank is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama and has branches in Arkansas. Those 3 branches are in Blytheville, Manila and Osceola. According to a news release Monday, SOUTHBank has $110 million in assets. The sale is expected to be completed ...

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  18. Most Victims of Police Shootings in the USA are Armed with Deadly WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | German Joys

    ... some of the most recent cases: Timothy Johnson, a 41-year-old man armed with a knife , was shot on July 28, 2015, in Manila, Ark. Manila police were responding to a report of a disturbance. Johnson approached an officer and refused to drop his ...

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  19. Planning commission votes 'no' for businesses on Cabot golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... part of a Cabot golf course for commercial businesses was denied in a vote Tuesday by the city's planning commission. MANILA, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting in Manila where someone died.Manila Police ...

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... part of a Cabot golf course for commercial businesses was denied in a vote Tuesday by the city's planning commission. MANILA, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting in Manila where someone died.Manila Police ...

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