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China-based textile company bringing 800 jobs to Forrest City

May 11, 2017 by KATV

KATV“Ruyi's decision to locate in Forrest City brings with it up to 800 new jobs along with a significant economic impact on Arkansas' cotton farmers,” said Governor Hutchinson. “Our business missions to China, along with ongoing work to build ...

Chinese textile company to open Forrest City plant, hire 800

May 10, 2017 by Arkansas News

Arkansas NewsGov. Asa Hutchinson, at lectern, speaks Wednesday at a news conference at the state Capitol announcing that Chinese textile manufacturer Shandong Ruyi Technology Group will invest $410 million in a plant in Forrest City that will employ 800 people.

Chinese company will make cotton yarn at former Forrest City television plant

May 10, 2017 by Magnoliareporter

MagnoliareporterA Chinese company will convert the former Sanyo television plant in Forrest City into a mill for cotton yarn. Chairman Yafu Qiu and leaders of Shandong Ruyi Technology Group (Ruyi) on Wednesday joined Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and local officials at ...

The Economics of Prison Boomtowns

May 2, 2017 by CityLab

CityLabIn 2007, Eason moved his family to one such town—Forrest City, Arkansas—so he could take a deep dive into the complicated local dynamics that led to the erection of a federal prison there in the 1990s. ... So, I go to school. I'm doing my Masters ...

Forrest City teen facing rape charges

April 26, 2017 by

wreg.comFORREST CITY, Ark. -- A Forrest City teen is facing serious charges after he allegedly raped a student. Timothy Jones, 17, was arrested last Thursday at Forrest City High School. According to the police report, the 14-year-old girl started to feel sick ...

The Red Report - Barrett Astin

March 31, 2017 by Red Reporter

Red Reporter(As a former resident of The Natural State, I find great joy in finding the most obscure names of towns in rural Arkansas. Toad Suck is another good one.) After finishing his high school career at Forrest City High School, he decided to call the Hogs ...

Community members protest after off-duty officer draws gun on suspect in Walmart

March 21, 2017 by FOX13 Memphis

FORREST CITY, AR - Community members of Forrest City held a protest Tuesday evening after off-duty officer drew his gun on a suspect in Walmart. A video circulated around Facebook earlier this week of the man being arrested by off duty officer, Darren ...

Forrest City homicide suspect threatens witness in Fayetteville, police say

March 16, 2017 by Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineFAYETTEVILLE -- A suspect in a Forrest City shooting death was arrested here late Wednesday after police said he punched and threatened to kill a witness for cooperating with investigators, according to a preliminary police report. Bruce Heard, 25, of ...

Forrest City woman takes matters into her hands, holds attempted burglar at gunpoint

March 9, 2017 by

wreg.comFORREST CITY, Ark.-- Tired of being a victim, a Forrest City, Arkansas woman took matters into her own hands and held an accused burglar at gunpoint. 31-year-old James Ray Davis is facing charges after Forrest City Police said he burglarized her ...

House panel Ok's merger of Forrest City technical school into local community college

March 1, 2017 by KASU

Tom Darnell, a former director of the technical program at Forrest City High School, told the committee that both schools were important to the Northeast Arkansas Community – but separate entities with different goals. He also said that Crowley's Ridge ...

POLICE: Stolen guns, marijuana seized during Forrest City drug bust

February 2, 2017 by FOX13 Memphis

At the other home, they said they found 63.2 grams of marijuana, a stolen AR-15, stolen 9 mm handgun, .40 caliber ammunition, and more than $15,000 in cash. FCPD said the guns were stolen from Cross County, Arkansas. Both Chism and Patillo are now ...

2 escapees from federal prison in Forrest City recaptured

December 28, 2016 by

THV11.comFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Two escapees from the federal prison in Forrest City have been recaptured in Fayetteville. The U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday that Devoy Nokes and 42-year-old George Robert were arrested without incident Tuesday at a ...

Waco High School principal's son stabbed, killed in Arkansas

October 25, 2016 by Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Tribune-HeraldThe son of Waco High School Principal Ed Love was stabbed to death during an altercation outside of a home in northwest Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sunday afternoon, authorities confirmed Monday. Kenneth Love, 27, who graduated from Waco High in 2007, ...

Forrest City man wins $1 million lottery prize

October 24, 2016 by Stuttgart Daily Leader

Stuttgart Daily LeaderWilliam Tinzie won the $1 million — before taxes — prize with a $1,000,000 Golden Ticket card he bought at Jordan's Kwik Stop in Wynne for $20. A Forrest City man cashed in a scratch-off lottery ticket Monday for a $1 million prize, Arkansas lottery ...

Update: Student Allowed to Walk at Graduation

May 17, 2016 by KARK

KARKUpdate: After further investigation and contact with the Forrest City School District KARK has learned Adrian Clanton was allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony Friday, May 13, 2016. FORREST CITY, Ark. - A high school student with Down ...

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