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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Thursday, June 11, 2009

Fires, thefts, wrecks, injuries (06/11/09)
Firemen have busy day Blytheville Firemen have had a busy 24 hours, according to reports from the department. At 4:13 p.m. Wednesday, firemen were called to a report of a structure fire at 900 McDaniel. Firemen report that the home suffered moderate damage from the blaze. The cause of the fire was ruled to be electrical, with firemen on the scene until 5:01 p.m...
'Graveyard Kids' plan events (06/11/09)
Blytheville Mayor Barrett Harrison signs a proclamation declaring "Graveyard Kids Day." The Graveyard Kids are a group of local citizens seeking to create a public park, museum or historical site on the land of the Sawyer Cemetery, which was once a neighborhood playground and gathering spot. ...
Boys and Girl Club kicks off summer (06/11/09)
The Boys and Girls Club of Mississippi County has begun its summer enrichment program. The club serves youths ages 5-17. The program includes a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Club hours are from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. The club provides a safe, fun-filled enrichment program focusing on character development and educational experiences through arts and crafts, pottery, sewing, cooking sessions, puppet shows, computer training, organized games, sports and recreation, a 4-H Club and a reading club.. ...
Citizens brace for 'big switch' (06/11/09)
The local cable television company is allowing for extra time and extra people to be working over the next few days in anticipation of "the big switch." Friday is the day that all television stations still broadcasting an analog signal will switch to digital systems...
County Drug Task Force busy in Joiner (06/11/09)
JOINER -- Two Joiner men were recently arrested on drug charges, according to officials with the Second Judicial Drug Task Force, Mississippi County Unit. On June 2, at 6 p.m., Joiner Police Chief Robert Yerbey and Officer Terry Taylor were traveling down Eddings Street in Joiner, when they observed a man identified as Carl Hawkins, 19, of Joiner, riding a bicycle with his pants pulled down and his buttocks showing...
Gosnell board approves hires (06/11/09)
GOSNELL -- In a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, members of Gosnell's School Board voted to hire Tim Hawkins as the high school girls' basketball coach and Samantha as secondary English teacher. The board also approved a bid of $50,131 from the Arkansas School Board Association's Risk Management division for property insurance for the upcoming year...
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