Clark County Newswire

Clark County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Clark County, AR.

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  1. State's sweet talk snagged pulp millRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | NWAonline

    ... a $1.2 billion bank based in Arkadelphia. Wright also spent years serving with economic development agencies in Clark County. The Chinese were using future costs and values in discussing the offers, Wright said in a telephone interview. He recalled ...

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  2. Welcome, y'allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Arkansas Online

    It used to be said that information wanted to be free. Now it's trade that does. As demonstrated by plans for a billion-dollar pulp mill in South Arkansas--in Clark County near Gum Springs to be more exact.

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  3. Corporate welfare has come to this: Arkansas taxpayers are subsidizing wealthy Chinese communistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Arkansas Times

    HANDS ACROSS THE SEA: Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Clark County officials are sending $100 million to Chinese investors so they'll build a pulp mill in Clark County. Ernest Dumas muses this week on the latest huge gift o f corporate welfare in Arkansas - $100 million or more in local and state giveaways to lure a Chinese company to build a pulp mill near Arkadelphia.

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  4. Sun Paper's natural choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | The Courier

    ... construction workers will be hired over a two year period to build this new facility. Sun Paper's investment in Clark County is among the top two largest private investments in Arkansas's state history. It required a lot of teamwork. Legislators and ...

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  5. Sun Paper of China Picks Clark County for $1.3B Pulp MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Shandong Sun Paper Industry of China has selected Arkadelphia (Clark County) for a pulp mill plant that will cost between $1 billion and $1.3 billion to build, employ 250 people directly and have an economic impact of up to $100 million a year in the ...

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  6. Pulp mill for Clark County a long time coming, took a lot of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | NWAonline

    If pressed, Eric Hughes, chairman of the Economic Development Corp. of Clark County, could make an educated guess about the information on his business cards. When Hughes, an Arkadelphia lawyer, took over as chairman of the organization three years ago he was told that new business cards were a must.

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  7. Sprint will hire up to 100 at new regional hub in LRRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | NWAonline

    ... this week. On Tuesday, Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. said it will build a $1 billion pulp mill in Clark County near Arkadelphia. Officials said the mill will employ up to 250 people with an average salary of about $52,000 a year. The ...

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  8. $1B pulp plant to employ 250 in state's southRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NWAonline

    ... Arkansas' timber industry. Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. will build a $1 billion pulp mill in Clark County near Arkadelphia, the Chinese company and Arkansas officials said Tuesday. Aides get Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Sun Paper executive ...

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  9. Chinese Company Picks Clark County for $1B Pulp MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Shandong Sun Paper Industry of China has selected Arkadelphia (Clark County) for a $1 billion pulp mill plant that will employ 250 people, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and company leaders announced Tuesday. The company behind the long-planned paper plant had ...

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  10. History MinuteRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Mena Star

    ... Altus, situated between Russellville and Fort Smith. As Central Collegiate was founded by the Methodist church, Clark County-area Methodists lobbied the college and the state church conference to move the college to Arkadelphia. Residents spared no ...

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  11. The founding of Henderson State UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Altus, situated between Russellville and Fort Smith. As Central Collegiate was founded by the Methodist church, Clark County-area Methodists lobbied the college and the state church conference to move the college to Arkadelphia. Residents spared no ...

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  12. Grandmother charged in girl's fatal poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    A 5-year-old girl who died in January while in her grandmother's care had prescription drugs promethazine and amiodarone in her blood, according to an affidavit filed along with murder charges against the grandmother. Hilda Daves, 49, was formally charged this week in Clark County Circuit Court with first-degree murder, criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder and first-degree battery, all felonies.

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  13. Grandmother arrested in grandkids' poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Clark County woman was arrested Tuesday after police said they received a call last month accusing her of poisoning two of her grandchildren, one of whom died. Hilda Daves, 49, was arrested for first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and first-degree battery in the Jan. 17 death of her grandchild and the injury of another in Amity, which is about 25 miles northwest of Arkadelphia.

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  14. 30-year term as good as it gets, judge tells angry robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... I possibly can under the circumstances," U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes told Daniel Caple, 23, of Amity in Clark County, after explaining in detail -- in response to angry letters Caple sent to the court -- the reasons behind the mandatory minimum ...

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  15. Bear hunters on target; archers kill most in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... designated for new ramps on the Cossatot River in Sevier County and on the DeGray Lake Recirculation Pool in Clark County. Chris Racey, chief of fisheries management, said those projects could not be completed this fiscal year because of flooding ...

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  16. Arkansas child dies after being found in home near AmityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    AMITY, Ark. - Clark County authorities and Arkansas State Police say a 5-year-old girl has died after being found not breathing in a home near Amity by deputies investigating a report the child was "possibly" poisoned.

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  17. Police investigate 5-year-old's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    Arkansas State Police and the Clark County sheriff's office are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl. Deputies responded about 1:25 p.m. Monday to a residence near Amity and found a woman and her 5-year-old granddaughter unresponsive, state police spokesman Bill Sadler said.

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  18. Trooper: $144K found hidden in pickup on I-30 during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... 2008 Chevrolet truck. Trooper Derek Nietert pulled the truck over for a traffic violation at mile marker 62 in Clark County, Ark., as it traveled westbound on I-30. Nietert noticed the transfer case of the pickup's drive train appeared to have been ...

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  19. Clark County personnel to be honored at Arkadelphia eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Kenneth "Sandy" Sandifer is keeping his dream alive. It was just about this time last year that he woke up in the middle of the night, thinking about the unrest that continued to sweep the country regarding the August 2014 events in Ferguson, Missouri.

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  20. Ex-agency director Mathis dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... entalists -- a skill sharpened by his time as a county judge," Keogh said. Mathis, of Arkadelphia, was a former Clark County judge. He retired from the Department of Environmental Quality in 2000, at the age of 70.

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