Forrest City

Forrest City,

city (1990 pop. 13,364), seat of St. Francis co., E central Ark., at the foot of Crowley's Ridge; inc. 1871. It is a rail and trade center in an agricultural (cotton, rice, vegetables, peaches) area. There is also diversified manufacturing.
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17 (1942) Don Kessinger, an Ail-American basketball and baseball player at Ole Miss who also played Major League Baseball as a shortstop for the Chicago Cubs (1964-1979), was born in Forrest City, Arkansas.
And have we mentioned that Forrest City is still desperately hoping for those 800 jobs promised by a Chinese company planning to open a $410 million textile plant?
He moved to Forrest City, Arkansas where he met and married Debi Williamson, who survives.
Although the title of this book suggests a setting in the cornfields of Iowa or the wheat fields of Minnesota, "Big House on the Prairie" instead takes the reader to the Mississippi Delta to document the selection of Forrest City, Arkansas, as the site for a federal prison complex in 1995.
Some of Core-Mark's growth can be attributed to its acquisition of Forrest City Grocery Co., of Forrest City, Ark.
Above the Line, Jennings' instructional model, started as a three-week summer session for 25 of the lowest-performing third-graders in Forrest City, Ark.
US fresh and supply solutions marketer Core-Mark Holding Co (NASDAQ:CORE) on Tuesday said in a press release it has agreed to purchase domestic wholesale food and tobacco distributor Forrest City Grocery Co (FCGC) for USD73m (EUR51.6m).
HOPE and ECD have offices in College Station and West Memphis, as well as loan production offices in Forrest City, Little Rock, and Stuttgart.
The entrance to the space incorporates a 50 ft frontage on Beckman Street directly opposite the new 70 story Beekman Tower currently under construction by Forrest City Enterprises.
The Times-Herald, Forrest City, Ark., is remodeling part of its production facility to make way for a computer-to-plate imaging system.
On February 11, 2001, she rode from Forrest City, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, with her supervisor, Gwen Palmer, to attend a mandatory continuing education conference.
(Federal Correctional Institution, Forrest City, Arkansas)