Several Payless shoe stores closing in Arkansas

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas is reportedly losing 12 Payless shoe stores after a list was released Wednesday.

According to the list, the following stores are closing in Northeast Arkansas:

  • 1518 S. Caraway Road-Jonesboro
  • Twin City Shopping Center-West Helena
  • Porters Common Shopping Center-Blytheville
  • 2212 N. Washington Street-Forrest City
  • 3115 Harrison-Batesville

The location at The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro remains open as well as the Paragould store on W. Kingshighway.

Payless announced Tuesday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As a result, a total of 400 stores will close immediately.

Here is the complete list of stores:

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