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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Saturday, January 31, 2009

Federal assistance may be available (01/31/09)
In the wake of this week's ice storm, the city of Blytheville plans to apply for federal funding to help with the cleanup effort. A government contractor was in town Thursday, speaking with local officials. Tom Trizna of Cieres Environmental was in Blytheville to offer the company's services if the city gets Federal Emergency Management Agency money...
Federal assistance may be available (01/31/09)
In the wake of this week's ice storm, the city of Blytheville plans to apply for federal funding to help with the cleanup effort. A government contractor was in town Thursday, speaking with local officials. Tom Trizna of Cieres Environmental was in Blytheville to offer the company's services if the city gets Federal Emergency Management Agency money...
Federal assistance may be available (01/31/09)
In the wake of this week's ice storm, the city of Blytheville plans to apply for federal funding to help with the cleanup effort. A government contractor was in town Thursday, speaking with local officials. Tom Trizna of Cieres Environmental was in Blytheville to offer the company's services if the city gets Federal Emergency Management Agency money...
Community calm despite choas (01/31/09)
The Blytheville Police Department has responded to more welfare concerns than actual accidents or incidents during this week's devastating ice storm, Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson said Thursday. Since Tuesday night, when the ice storm began, police responded to just four collision accidents and took nine incident reports...
First storm-related fatality reported (01/31/09)
This week's ice storm claimed its first fatality early Thursday when an elderly Blytheville woman was killed in a house fire. Blytheville firefighters were called to 122 East McHaney at 2:58 a.m. Thursday for a report of a structure fire at the home of Mattie Gibson. ...
15,000 still without power (01/31/09)
Some lights came on in Blytheville by the end of the day Thursday, but thousands of area residents remained without power in the wake of a devastating ice storm that swept across the region earlier this week. At the peak of the outages, Entergy said 15,000 Blytheville-area customers were without power. That number had dwindled to about 13,000 by Thursday evening. Key entities, such as Great River Medical Center and the police and fire stations have had power restored...
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