July 29th, 2014
TRENDING: PEYTON MANNING'S PRACTICE DANCE
DeGray visitors report jellyfish
Schools prepare for registration
Vacant house burns
Dream it. Do it. Fun at COTO
Rotary Club news
Civic Club Meetings
MPD officers graduate from police academy
Pine Bluff officials worried about shared ZIP code
The tale of two grandmas
Arkansas state champions eliminated
Taking a look at the Sun Belt Conference
This day in sports history
Mr. James K. Sims, age 82 of Malvern, died unexpectedly on Monday night, July 28, 2014 at St. Vincent in Hot Springs.
Evelyn (Dutherage) Williams joined Jesus in Heaven on July 26, 2014.
Sutah Hardage, age 92, of Bismarck, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Arkadelphia.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) â€” Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed.
Tyson, the biggest U.S. meat processor, announced Friday the planned closures of the plants in Cherokee, Iowa; Buffalo, New York; and Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The company said the action will enable it to move some of the operations and equipment at the plants to other, more cost-efficient Tyson plants.
While jobs and money are both concerns related to tearing down the Jones Mill Industrial Park, those things at least have some tangibility to them. As far as jobs go, it is possible to know how many jobs are there and how many might leave. The local chamber of commerce and economic development corporation have resolved to help relocate any businesses that might be displaced by the demolition project, as Senator Alan Clark explained at the July 17 chamber of commerce breakfast meeting.
Judy Musick Howard, age 53, of Lonsdale passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at her home.