Osceola Awarded Federal Grant

October 27, 2003 Posted at 9:14 pm CST

Osceola, AR -- Osceola is receiving 1.5 million dollars in federal money to help create manufacturing jobs. U-S Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Nat Wienecke announced the economic development grant this morning. The money will help make infrastructure improvements to the West Industrial Park. The funds from the Commerce Department are expected to generate 37 million dollars in private investment and create more than 450 jobs.

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