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Stories from Thursday, April 9, 2009

Suspect sought in local stabbing (04/09/09)
More details are now available from a stabbing incident that happened early Wednesday morning, according to Blytheville Police. At 5:10 a.m., police were dispatched by 911 operators to the 800 block of South Lilly, where Taca Jamison, 32, reported that she had been stabbed by her husband, 42-year-old Robert Jamison with a butcher knife...
Busy 24 hours for BPD (04/09/09)
Busy 24 hours for BFD Blytheville Courier News The Blytheville Fire Department had a busy 24 hours with three reported structure fires, according to reports. At 12:56 p.m. Wednesday, firemen were called to Russell's Trailer Park on Taylor Road for a report of a vacant trailer on fire along with the grass around the trailer. Firemen were able to extinguish the fire with the trailer suffering moderate to heavy damage in the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown...
Steele police chief free on bail (04/09/09)
The Steele chief of police is free on $10,000 bail after being formally arraigned on federal charges that he bought and distributed prescription medication. According to United States Attorney Catherine Hanaway, Michael "Strawberry" Tomlinson was charged as a result of an ongoing investigation by the FBI, the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department, the Bootheel Drug Task Force and the ATF...
City seeking council applicants (04/09/09)
The City Council must fill the spot vacated by Sheriff James Sanders, and one councilman says race should play a role in the decision.
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