Simmons reports creation of 93 new jobs in Decatur

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Simmons Foods has created 93 new jobs in Decatur since the company opened a pet food plant in Decatur, Jay Stallard reported during a public hearing held before Monday’s city council meeting. Stallard, who works as a grants administrator for the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, explained that Simmons Foods applied for a $230,000 grant to improve the plant's parking area and roadway two years ago, and Monday’s public hearing was required to finish the grant process.

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