West Memphis

West Memphis

(mĕm`fĭs), city (1990 pop. 28,259), Crittenden co., NE Ark., next to the Mississippi River (there bridged to MemphisMemphis
, city (1990 pop. 610,337), seat of Shelby co., SW Tenn., on the Fourth, or Lower, Chickasaw Bluff above the Mississippi, at the mouth of the Wolf River; inc. 1826.
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, Tenn.); founded c.1910 as Bragg's Spur, inc. as a city under its present name 1927. It is a timber and cotton center with diverse industries, including the manufacture of machinery, chemicals, petroleum products, paper, and fabricated metal goods. A greyhound-racing park is there.
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The applications by Don Sears, his wife, Frankie, and son Todd were ruled flawed, and the state is demanding paperwork revisions, but the dispensary licenses for Todd Sears' THC Rx in West Memphis, Don Sears' Doctor's Orders Rx in Hot Springs and Frankie Sears' Pain Free Rx in Pine Bluff won't be affected.
Contract Awarded for The Southland Gaming Casino and Hotel Project in West Memphis, Arkansas.
Delaware North, the parent company of Southland Gaming and Racing off Interstate 40 in West Memphis, said it plans to begin construction this summer on its new 113,000-square-foot casino complex and 20-story hotel tower.
Four employees at a day care center in West Memphis, Arkansas, were fired Wednesday following the death of a five-year-old boy who was left unattended inside a van all day.
"In addition to our Fort Worth expansion, we tripled sterilization capacity at the Sterigenics West Memphis, Arkansas location; significantly expanded our Gurnee, Illinois irradiation facility and increased our global service capabilities with the acquisition of leading Latin American sterilization firm Companhia Brasileira de Esterilizacao (CBE)."
Sterigenics International LLC, a global provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies and medical isotopes, plans a $15 million expansion at its West Memphis, Ark., facility that will triple gamma sterilization capacity.
The new acquisition in Cedar Rapids adds to Quala's list of existing food-grade facilities including Charlotte NC, Atlanta GA, Chicago IL, West Memphis AR, Jacksonville FL, Oakville ON, and others, it said.
THIS mournful and funeral-paced courtroom drama is based on the true story of the West Memphis Three.
The shocking real-life case of the West Memphis Three has made for some compelling cinema.
It's May 5, 1993 in West Memphis, Arkansas, where the bodies of Stevie Branch, Christopher Byers and Michael Moore would be found the following day in a muddy creek at Robin Hood Hills.
Divebomber is particularly dramatic, while White Lies And Alibis applies the analogy to the prison-bound dreams of the West Memphis Three, who were controversially convicted for murder and released after fresh evidence came to light.
La verdadera historia centrada en la nueva investigacion en torno a los asesinatos, en 1993, de 3 ninos de 8 anos de edad, en la ciudad de West Memphis, Arkansas.

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