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August 1st, 2014
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Sneak peak at Friday's headlines
â€” Morris plans to open family clothing store
â€” Former MSD teacher charged in Arkadelphia
â€” Who wants the new prison?
â€” New Rockport officer takes oath
â€” Back-to-School special
â€” Tax Free weekend special
â€” Community Events
â€” Ozarka moves bottling production to Oklahoma
â€” Newly built bridge opens over North Fork River
â€” Wednesday's Mystery Person revealed
â€” Teeterâ€™s Young Gunz win World Series title
â€” Seriously, what happened to the summer?
â€” Today in sports history
â€” One-night event raises more than $23,000 for Relay For Life
â€” Sports editor wins awards
â€” Grant for new kitchen equipment
â€” Turning off Internet could be good idea
â€” Commodities, birthdays and travel
â€” Advice for refusing unwanted solicitors
â€” Crawford among five to oppose VA overhaul measure
â€” War Memorial field day for local teams
â€” Game and Fish Weekly Fishing Report
â€” On this day in sports history
â€” Healthy Living
â€” Our Community
TRENDING: PEYTON MANNING'S PRACTICE DANCE
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.
To tear it down or not tear it down?
That is the question posed to the county regarding the Jones Mill Industrial Park.
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) â€” Military officials locked down an Arkansas air force base for several hours Wednesday after reporting that a suspicious individual was on the sprawling complex near Little Rock, then reopened the base and said the threat was "no longer credible."
During the lockdown, no one was allowed to enter or leave the base. Gates were closed and a line of vehicles stretched for a quarter-mile outside of the base.