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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Friday, February 20, 2009

Teens killed in wrecks (02/20/09)
Two teenagers from Lawrence County were killed in two separate traffic accidents this week, according to the Arkansas State Police. A one-vehicle accident at 1:51 a.m. Sunday on Highway 91 south of Highway 63 in Walnut Ridge claimed the life of Chelsey M. Linebaugh, 18, of Walnut Ridge...
Blytheville still mulling makeups (02/20/09)
Blytheville Superintendent Dr. Bruce Daniels told his school board Thursday that he is not yet sure how the district will make up six days missed because of inclement weather. "There have been a lot of rumors going around about days missed due to a federally-declared disaster do not have to be made up. That's not true," he said. "I received a memo last week to that effect."...
Schools up for stimulus money (02/20/09)
Local school districts may receive some additional funding, thanks to a section in a bill recently signed into law by President Barack Obama. The law, commonly known as the stimulus package, includes appropriations of $10 billion for Title IA reading programs and an additional $11.3 billion for special education programs...
Lawshea to spend life in prison (02/20/09)
The defendant took the stand in his defense Thursday during the non-jury trial.
Man accused of killing pregnant woman (02/20/09)
An arrest has been made in the murder of a Blytheville woman and her unborn child, according to Blytheville police. Justin Mangrum, 20, of Blytheville, was arrested by detectives at the Blytheville Police Department late Thursday afternoon, according to Capt. David Flora. Mangrum is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the Jan. 25 shooting of Sonja Stokes...
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