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Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014
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Drug take-back programs promote safety
A few years ago, the Blytheville Rotary Club provided a drug take-back box at the Blytheville Police Department in hopes of keeping some unused prescription drugs out of the wrong hands.
Autumn odds and ends
Hubby Steve and I were out walking around the garden here at the Lendennie Homestead, when he turned to me and said "Can I go ahead and put out my lighted pumpkins?"
The cookies were so not worth it ...
When my family first moved into town, I was 6, just about to start first grade. At some point (and honestly I can't remember if this happened in the first or third grade -- it's all a blur), my mom decided that I needed to make some nice, wholesome friends and enrolled me in the Girl Scouts.
Busy times in Blytheville area
This is one of the fun times of the year. For the next several weeks, the local calendar is jam-packed with community events.

Guest commentary: Time is now to register to vote
This is Rep. Monte Hodges reminding you of an important deadline coming up very soon. Oct. 6 is the last day you can register to vote and still cast a ballot in the November general election.
Do you think Obama plays Dungeons & Dragons?
So there's no lead in paragraph this week, I'm just jumping right in. I hope that's OK with everyone.
City needs plan for paying off excise taxes
A reader, who wished to remain anonymous, offered a pretty good suggestion on how the city of Blytheville should handle repaying the unpaid trash and sanitation excises taxes.
Burning ruts up and down the road
I have had the horrible, sinking feeling all week that I was not getting anything done. The fact is, I have been accomplishing quite a lot, just not at home. Hubby Steve and I have been running up and down the road, either together or separately, pretty much all week.
To the diaper bag, on the double ...
Yesterday, my little girl peed all over my hands while I was changing her. And you know what I did? Nothing.
A good week to read up on the Constitution
A weeklong national celebration is kicking off today, and most Americans probably aren't even aware of it -- but they should be.
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