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  1. Nathan Reed: Surviving with 'un-conventional' cotton in 2016: Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Deltafarmpress

    If cotton was selling for 80 cents per pound, Nathan Reed might be planting most, if not all, of his acres to varieties containing the latest herbicide and insecticide traits. But cotton is bringing quite a few cents less than that and may not do much better for most of 2016, so Reed, who farms 6,000 acres of cotton, corn, soybeans and milo near Marianna, Ark., is trying a different approach.


  2. National Conservation Cotton and Rice Conference comes to MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Delta Farm Press

    ... discusses the progress being made on combining higher yields with fiber quality. Nathan Reed, right, producer from Marianna, Ark., and Fred Bourland teamed up to make preesentations about new cotton varieties being developed in their state. Matt ...


  3. Police hope video of tobacco store robbery leads to suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It has been days since someone robbed a business in Marianna, Arkansas, but investigators hope surveillance video of the crime will lead police to the suspect. The video shows the suspect, dressed in all black, point a gun over the counter, force the 2 clerks to hand over everything.


  4. Cancer preys on rural AmericansRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    MARIANNA, Ark. - In the home of the blues, amid dying towns, gravel backroads and endless Mississippi Delta farmland, cancer grows, spreads and kills mercilessly - even the types that can be caught or stopped with well-known screening tests.


  5. Tornado wipes out homes of three generations in ArkansasRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    We are getting our first look at new damage from last week's storm. While tornadoes devastated North Mississippi, the same storm displaced three generations in Marianna, Arkansas.


  6. Special report: Cancer preys on rural AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | News Journal

    Special report: Cancer preys on rural Americans Getting preventive screenings, quality treatment is much tougher for people who struggle to get by. Check out this story on MARIANNA, ARK.


  7. Thankful for ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    As another Thanksgiving approaches, I'm thankful to live in a state like Arkansas. I'm thankful to live in a place where I can eat a turkey sandwich at the original Burge's in Lewisville, grab a plate lunch at the Pickens Store in Desha County, consume some buffalo ribs at the Lassis Inn in Little Rock, pig out at Jones Bar-B-Q in Marianna and have a Friday night catfish dinner at The Whippet in Prattsville.


  8. Arkansas woman gets $75,000 payoff from $3 ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    FORREST CITY, AR - A lottery ticket bought in Region 8 made one Arkansas woman $75,000 richer Friday. Karen Wright of Marianna bought a $3 Jumbo Bucks Crossword game ticket from the Tobacco Superstore in Forrest City.


  9. Marianna man killed in I-10 crash Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Washington County News

    A popular Jackson County teacher and business man was killed in a one-car collision that occurred on Interstate 10 near the Chipley shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday. Florida Highway Patrol reports Dave W. Waller, 61, of Marianna, was traveling in a 2012 Ford Taurus when the vehicle left the roadway, traveling toward the right edge of the roadway and continuing in a northwest direction.


  10. Hayes Baggett Re-election for Chief of Police of MariannaRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 |

    Lifelong native of Jackson County and Marianna resident Hayes Baggett formally announces his intention to run for re-election for Chief of Police of Marianna. This election will be held at Marianna City Hall on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.


  11. Inmate dies at East Arkansas Regional UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    MARIANNA, Ark. - The Arkansas Department of Correction says a state prison inmate has died of an apparent hanging.


  12. Olive Branch, MS Author Publishes Spiritual MemoirRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | PR Leap

    ... During that time, she received her license to minister from the proud pastor of the New Bethel M.B. Church in Marianna, Arkansas. Shenna also currently renders behavioral therapy to adults and youth. She created a nonprofit organization called ...


  13. Higher quality cotton is a must for U.S. cotton industry: Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... as, Oklahoma and Texas during a Producer Information Exchange stop at the University's Lon Mann Research Station in Marianna, Ark.


  14. Southwest cotton producers see irrigation, cotton, rice in Mid-South: Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    They may farm several hundred miles apart under very different growing conditions, but it usually doesn't take long for cotton producers to quickly develop a rapport when they spend a few hours together. That was the case when 12 growers from Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas toured Arkansas, Missouri and west Tennessee, including stops at the farming operation of Marianna, Ark., producer Larry McClendon and the Lon Mann Research Station near Marianna.


  15. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Oliver LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Oliver Lake's birthday today! Born in Marianna, Arkansas in 1942, Oliver moved to St. Louis at the age of two. He began drawing at the age of thirteen , and soon after began playing cymbals and bass drum in various drum and bugle corps.


  16. Farmers & Merchants Rakes In Bank of FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 |

    ... in June 2008; and Lee County Bancshares Inc., parent company of the $56.7 million-asset First National Bank of Marianna, $10.1 million in June 2009. Bank of Fayetteville has followed an up-and-down path, tied to the fortunes of northwest Arkansas ...


  17. Regular schools get charterlike waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... in regular classrooms, and educator licensure. Act 1240 of 2015 -- sponsored by Rep. Reginald Murdock, D-Marianna, and others -- allows the traditional school districts to apply for and receive the kinds of waivers to laws and rules that have been ...


  18. Search for drugs leads to discovery of "bait dogs"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Police officers executing a search warrant on a home near downtown Marianna found what they were looking for but ended up uncovering the makings of a dog fighting operation. Humane Society volunteers in nearby Helena claim it's an ongoing issue in the Delta.


  19. Two men killed in Lee County crash FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    MARIANNA, AR - Two Marianna men were killed in a Friday night crash in Lee County. It happened around 8:50 p.m. According to the Arkansas State Police crash report, Timothy W. Prentice, 25, was driving a Chevrolet truck north on State Highway 261 when he hit a Jeep head-on.


  20. Yo-yo fishing worth the extra troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Courier

    ... for catfish that I've had has been at Midway, a large oxbow lake off the Mississippi River in Lee County near Marianna. The river level has to be close to right - a reading of about 21 feet at the Memphis river gauge - for the fishing to be hottest. ...


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