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Fire causes moderate damage (04/18/15)
Blytheville firemen responded to an apartment fire at 1:32 a.m. Saturday on East County Road 266. According to Chief Mike Carney the kitchen fire caused moderate smoke damage throughout the apartment. No injuries were reported. Unattended cooking was cause, Carney said...
It's not just "all about that beard" for Blytheville native (04/18/15)
Blytheville native Marty Ray has taken a nontraditional path to sharing his work with the world, but has begun an acting career, and has found success in his pursuits as a singer/songwriter, especially online.
Earth Week: Tips on reducing (04/18/15)
Recycling is an effective method to manage the waste that is already generated and to save money on disposal costs. However, it is even more important over the longterm to reduce waste generated in the first place.
Mixed report card for county schools (04/17/15)
Mississippi County schools received mixed scores in the recently released Arkansas School Grading System prepared by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Students view car wreck simulation (04/17/15)
Students at Gosnell High School attended a car wreck simulation Friday afternoon, with live performances by student volunteers and area first responders.
Blytheville schools to showcase fine arts (04/17/15)
"All That Jazz," a showcase and celebration of the Blytheville School District's fine arts programs, is returning to the Multi-Purpose Building on the Blytheville Primary School campus at 5 p.m. Monday.
Blytheville Police reports 4-17 (04/17/15)
The following are reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Blytheville Police reports 4-16 (04/17/15)
The following are reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Man sets himself on fire while riding in car (04/17/15)
A man apparently set himself on fire while riding in a car with his wife around 9 a.m. Wednesday on South Franklin.
Man in ICU after being "jumped" (04/16/15)
A Blytheville man is in intensive care at The Regional Medical Center in Memphis after being "jumped" on Parkway Street recently.
ANC budget includes tuition hike for 2015-16 (04/15/15)
The Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees approved a $13,784,906 operating budget for 2015-16, on the recommendation of the college's finance committee, during Wednesday's regular meeting.
Technology center closer to reality for ANC (04/15/15)
Arkansas Northeastern College has received another pledge toward its $13 million Center for Allied Technology, the college announced this week.
Operational costs the challenge for county shelter (04/15/15)
The debate continued Wednesday over the area's need for a county-wide animal shelter, as representatives from the project and volunteers from the Blytheville Humane Society addressed Mississippi County Judge Randy Carney's monthly mayor's meeting.
Cancer survivors invited to ice cream social (04/15/15)
All cancer survivors are invited to an ice cream social from 2-4 p.m. Sunday (drop-in) at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.
Arrest made in fake phone sale case (04/15/15)
Blytheville police arrested 19-year-old Maleke Dority Wednesday morning in connection with a recent armed robbery.
Passerby helps cops nab three burglars (04/15/15)
A caller spotted three suspected burglars leaving a home in the 100 block of Briarcrest Tuesday night, then followed them, leading to their arrests.
Blytheville Police reports 4-15 (04/15/15)
The following are reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Gosnell council weighs options on employee benefits (04/14/15)
The Gosnell City Council had its monthly meeting Tuesday night, taking on issues ranging from city benefits to chickens.
Gosnell School Board OKs 2 percent pay raise (04/14/15)
Gosnell Public School employees will soon be getting a raise, thanks to action taken Monday by the Gosnell School Board.
One dead, one injured in Kennett shooting (04/14/15)
One person is dead and another wounded following an early morning shooting Saturday in Kennett.
Fire damages Blytheville jewelry store (04/14/15)
Blytheville firefighters responded to a call at 6:11 a.m. Tuesday morning at Michael Jewelers on North Sixth street.
Donations sought for BHS Peanut Butter Locker (04/14/15)
A few years ago, an after-school snack program was started by former BHS football coach Vince McCrosky, called the Peanut Butter Locker.
Giant puppets headed to Ritz stage (04/14/15)
Giant puppets will take of the stage of the Ritz Civic Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday when the Bits 'N Pieces Puppet Theatre presents its giant puppet musical version of "Rip Van Winkle."
Armorel continues prep work for post-season tourneys (04/13/15)
Armorel continues to prepare for a busy couple of weeks in May as the school district is set to host a number of softball and baseball tournaments.
Citizens take crime concerns to city committee (04/13/15)
A group of concerned citizens gathered Monday evening to address the Blytheville City Council's police and fire committee regarding a recent upswing in crime in their neighborhood.
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