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Stories from Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Local charities hit hard by economic downturn (05/19/09)
The major downturn in the economy, both locally and nationally, over the past year has had an impact over local charities and churches. According to research from The Chronicle on Philanthropy, a 3-5 percent drop in charitable giving is expected across the nation in 2009. While this is not as high as the 12 percent drop experienced in 2002, each percentage point is equal to millions of dollars lost...
City attorney to get separate department (05/19/09)
A light Blytheville City Council agenda tonight includes an ordinance that would amend the 2009 budget to create a separate department for the city attorney's office. Under the proposed ordinance, the city attorney's office would operate independently from any other department and receive up to $600 per month for expenses retroactive to March 1, 2009...
No foul play in death (05/19/09)
No foul play in death By RICK HARRIS Blytheville Courier News GOSNELL -- Gosnell authorities investigated the death of an infant on Monday, according to Gosnell Police Chief Fred Roberts. Roberts reports that a Mississippi County EMS ambulance was called to the 1200 block of South Airbase Highway, at 9 p.m. for a report of an infant not breathing...
Blytheville makes plans for funds (05/19/09)
Without saying how much money is expected, Dr. Bruce Daniels, superintendent of Blytheville Schools, told members of the school board Monday evening about projects that could be funded with money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. "Our goal is to spend that money wisely," Daniels told the board. The district also plans to spend all that is available to the district, he added...
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