Business & Industry

Agriculture is the main source of income in McGehee.  Soybeans, corn, cotton, rice,  wheat, grain sorghum, and cattle are the main agricultural products.  There is a state of the art cotton gin, two grain dryers, one rice mill, grain storage facilities and a federal compress in McGehee.

The Bunge Corporation on the Mississippi River provides grain marketing services. The Yellow Bend Port is available for barge shipping services. The port provides cost-efficient shipping in and out of port, using a 40-ton overhead crane as well as a conveyor system.

There are several retail businesses in McGehee. Total sales amount to over $15,000,000. Businesses include Clearwater Paper Corporation, C.B. King School, Harvest Rice, Riceland, Kelley Drug, McGehee Bank, First National Bank of McGehee, Wal-Mart, Save-Mart, Turner Snax, Lucky Chevrolet, Stitches by Design and SBD Florist & Gifts, Barney’s Tire Center, Delta Fitness Center,  Dollar General, Family Dollar, Subway, Jalisco’s Mexican Restaurant, JJ’s Cafe, Cash’s Quik Chek/Citgo, USA Promotions, and more.

McGehee Bank, P.O. Box 787, Telephone: (870) 222-3151; FAX: (870) 222-6159.

First National Bank, P.O. Box 728, Telephone: (870) 222-3808; FAX: (870) 222-4853.

The local newspaper is McGehee-Dermott Times-News, a weekly publication which can be bought at news stands or on the street. The paper is published by McGehee Publishing Company, Inc., 211 N 2nd., P.O. Box 290, McGehee, AR 71654; Telephone: (870) 222-3922; FAX: (870) 222-3726. Home delivery is also available.

There is also home delivery of the state paper, the Arkansas-Democrat Gazette, and home delivery of the Pine Bluff Commercial.

For more industrial information visit:

McGehee Industrial
Foundation

Southeast Arkansas
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