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  1. Black Hall of Fame set to induct 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Charles Stewart, chairman of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation, announces the 2015 inductees Tuesday at the Mosaic T... Those selected for induction are comedian and actress Luenell Campbell, 56, a Tollette native; NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, 47, born in Osceola; central Arkansas civic and faith leader Bishop D.L. Lindsey, 91, born in Bluff City; dean emeritus of the University of Illinois, Mildred Barnes Griggs, 73, a Marianna native; and C. Michael Tidwell, a longtime teacher and dance choreographer in Little Rock. In addition, Dr. Eddie Reed, a physician and researcher who became the first black branch chief of the National Cancer Institute, will be posthumously inducted.

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  2. FAA provides $8.5 million to Arkansas airportsRead the original story

    Tuesday | The City Wire

    ... National Airport will receive $720,000 to update its master plan to show current and future needs of the airport. Osceola: Osceola Municipal Airport will receive $157,500 to update the facility's master plan and address future development needs. ...

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  3. Wisconsin freedom group goes after another Region 8 cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV

    ... non-Christians. Cave City is not the only Region 8 city to add the national motto to city vehicles. The city of Osceola and the Dunklin County Sheriff's Department has plans to add it soon. This is also not the first time the group has contacted a ...

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  4. Smith, Gauntt found not guilty for failure to report child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KAIT-TV

    ... centered around former Paragould teacher Nicole Winberry. Winberry later resigned from Paragould and went to Osceola, where she was arrested on sexual assault charges for her alleged interactions with male students there. According to Smith and ...

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  5. Osceola School District prepared for intruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, AR - The Osceola School District purchased new security devices to stop intruders. Superintendent Michael Cox purchased 150 Ulockit security devices for the Osceola schools.

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  6. Student leaders step up to fix Osceola High School's reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, AR - Students at Osceola High School are stepping up to help fix the schools poor reputation. According to the students, many people do not view the school in a positive light, but some student are wanting to change this perspective and show the positives of the school.

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  7. Clarkson University flags at half-staff for Trustee John CorrentiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... in 1994. Mr. Correnti was CEO of Big River Steel and was leading a $1.3 billion build out of a new steel mill in Osceola, Arkansas. He had an notable career in the steel industry having previously been at the helm of Nucor, SeverCorr, Birmingham ...

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  8. Big River Tabs David Stickler as New CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Construction of the Big River Steel manufacturing plant in Osceola is taking place in the area shaded above.

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  9. Our View: Correnti's contributions should not be forgottenRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Triangle, but at the time of his death, he had other projects in the works, including $1.3 billion steel plant in Osceola, Arkansas, as well as a scaled-down $200 million version of Silicor currently under construction in Tishomingo County. ...

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  10. Steel pioneer, Mississippi Silicon investor Correnti diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Newms360.com

    ... the reports say. He was lead investor and mastermind of the $1.3 billion Big River Steel under construction at Osceola, Arkansas. He was head of a minority investor of Mississippi Silicon, a $200 million plant being built at Burnsville. He headed up ...

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  11. Three-year-old child dead after drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, AR - A three year old is dead after drowning in Osceola. According to Osceola police, the drowning happened at a home off of South U.S. Highway 61 on Sunday.

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  12. Another Region 8 city adds "In God We Trust" to city vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OSCEOLA, AR - Osceola will be the next Region 8 city to add the words "In God We Trust" to official city vehicles. Councilman Tyler Dunegan presented the resolution to the council at their last meeting on Monday.

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  13. Mississippi county roads use more slag than gravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KAIT-TV

    ... Mississippi County uses both materials. Stone showed Region 8 News several different roads throughout Luxora and Osceola, some of which were gravel and some that were slag. He said slag is easier for the department to obtain since the gravel pit for ...

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  14. Correnti, who helped bring steel mill to Lowndes, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... time of his death he was CEO of Big River Steel in Arkansas. Big River Steel is constructing a $1.3 billion mill in Osceola, Arkansas. The mill is scheduled to come online next summer, according to Recycling Today.

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  15. Big River's John Correnti Found Dead in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... cause of death has not been released. Correnti was leading the $1.3 billion steel mill project being built south of Osceola in Mississippi County. In a statement, Big River said it would continue to be managed by its operating committee. (The full ...

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  16. Obituary: John CorrentiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Metal Center News

    ... 2013 with a group of strategic and financial investors. The $1.3 billion flat-roll flex mill, under construction in Osceola, Ark., will continue to be managed by its operating committee. "Construction of the mill is on target and on schedule, and ...

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  17. Big River Steel issues statement on death of CEO John Correnti; details still shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Arkansas Times

    ... has given no indication as to the circumstances of Correnti's death. We'll update with details as we get them: OSCEOLA, Arkansas (August 19, 2015) - It is with the deepest sadness that we share news of the death of Big River Steel Chairman and Chief ...

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  18. Officials: Big River Steel CEO John Correnti dies in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Mississippi Business Journal

    OSCEOLA, Ark. - John Correnti, the CEO and chairman of Arkansas-based Big River Steel, has died in Chicago.

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  19. Steel-industry leader Correnti diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NWAonline

    John Correnti, the visionary who guided the creation of three steel mills in Mississippi County and others outside Arkansas, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 68. Correnti was the architect of Big River Steel LLC, the $1.3 billion plant still under construction near Osceola, but he also developed two Nucor Corp. steel mills near Blytheville, as well as other independent plants.

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  20. Steel industry executive John Correnti diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Recycling Today

    ... the current decade establishing Big River Steel, another EAF steelmaker that is constructing a $1.3 billion mill in Osceola, Arkansas. The mill is scheduled to come online in the summer of 2016.

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