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  1. To save on water, seeds get microbesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... 48, president and chief executive officer of Indigo Agriculture, grew up in Magnolia. Tyler McClendon, 31, of Marianna is a farmer and founder of Oxbow Agriculture. Together, they're on a mission to feed the world. McClendon has 1,000 acres of ...

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  2. Teen Basketball Player Dies During Pick-up Game in MariannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WTXL

    While playing a pick-up game with friends in Marianna, Herman Williams passed out and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful. Williams played basketball for Marianna High School.

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  3. Governor wants 'full briefing' on how killer escaped custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... three days after he walked away from a work detail near the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys, a town near Marianna in Lee County. He was found about 3 miles from the prison. "In that conversation, I directed that she conduct a full internal ...

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  4. Who was Holloway Smith?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Wide Right & Natty Lite

    ... time he was featured in the Des Moines Register until September 3, 1995. Post graduation, he became a teacher in Marianna, Arkansas. By 1935, he moved to Louisville. In 1940, he was still teaching, but now in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, he also worked ...

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  5. Legislator: Educator should repay districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    Rep. Mark Lowery, R-Maumelle, told Lee County School District Superintendent Willie Murdock during a Legislative Joint Auditing subcommittee meeting Thursday that she had received compensation for her health insurance illegally and should pay it back. Murdock, the wife of Rep. Reginald Murdock, D-Marianna, said at the panel's education institutions' meeting that the school district had stopped paying her insurance premiums above what is allotted to other employees, but she did not plan to pay back $23,331 in premium payments.

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  6. Audit finds $23,000 overpayment on insurance for Lee County superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    The legislative Joint Auditing Committee is meeting this week and the agenda today included release of the audit of the Lee County School District in Marianna, a district put in state control in 2014 because of academic and financial problems, but approved for a return to local control in March. Note this finding from the audit among a long list of bookkeeping and financial exceptions: The excess payments of $23,331 for health insurance were for Superintendent Willie Murdoch , who was left in place after the takeover vote, though the school board was dissolved.

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  7. Del Bee PittsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Del was born Jan. 13, 1958, in Altus, Okla., to Charlie Clifton and Marianna (Siwy) Pitts. He married Christine Barley April 8, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church in ...

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  8. Featured Writer Advocates for JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... in communication and psychology and a master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She is originally from Marianna, Ark., and currently resides in Fort Smith. When she is not doing advocacy work with Umoja Soul, or YDHAT, she will be found at the ...

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  9. King/Lee unlikely to make special-session cutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... on it. Everyone has something they want to move on the call. ... You hear that a lot." Rep. Reginald Murdock, D-Marianna, said part of the problem is a lack of "consensus" on how to change the law. For Murdock, who wants the holiday to celebrate ...

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  10. Psych of the South: The Paragons' 'Black and Blue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... of "Land of 1000 Dances," but Whitaker was still interested in the group. He was in the process of relocating to Marianna, Ark., where his father owned the radio station KZOT. Whitaker was taking over as general manager. Benz : "We went over to ...

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  11. 9 keys to profitable grain sorghum in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    ... when yields are likely to be maximized, generally during the month of April to early May. Planting date studies at Marianna, Ark., showed that April planting maximized yields every year during a six-year planting date study. Planting in May can ...

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  12. RecordsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... the son of James Earl and Stella Mae Hamilton Crawford. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a retired fire chief for Marianna. He was the owner and operator of Crawford Printing Company and was a member and deacon of Cross Roads Baptist Church. He ...

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  13. We Know Who Killed Her. But 24 Years Later, We Still Don't Know Her Name.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... is not a mystery to me," McAlphin told HuffPost from inside East Arkansas Regional Unit, a correctional center in Marianna, Arkansas. "But, if you solve this cold case, you'll find that you are also solving a couple more cold cases." Mercedes' story ...

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  14. Author David Rattler Releases Third Book Series - Certosnia: The Season of TribulationsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | PR Log

    ... ISBN: 978-1523637577 Pages: 752 Genre: Psychological Fiction, Suspense About The Author: David Rattler was born in Marianna, Arkansas; five months before the dreamer was gunned down on a balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Having grown up in the racial ...

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  15. Larry McClendon: 2016 Delta High Cotton winner conserving resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    ... farmer. When he or his employees or guests step onto the front porch of his farm's headquarters building near Marianna, Ark., they see nearly a mile of white stretching almost to the horizon. What's even more amazing in this era of declining cotton ...

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  16. 2016 High Cotton winners represent the best of the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Southwest Farm Press

    For the first time, the High Cotton Awards, which are sponsored by Farm Press Publications through a grant to The Cotton Foundation, will be held in conjunction with the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show at Memphis. The 2016 winners - Larry McClendon, Marianna, Ark.; George "Teel" Warbington Vienna, Ga.; Bill Lovelady, Tornillo, Texas; and Dennis Palmer, Thatcher, Ariz., will be honored at an awards breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel on the opening day of the "Gin Show" at the downtown Cook Convention Center.

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

    Feb 2, 2016 | 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.

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

    Jan 18, 2016 | 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 ...

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

    Jan 9, 2016 | 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.

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  20. 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.

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