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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Chocolate tale coming to Ritz (09/16/09)
The Act 2! community theater group will bring "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" to the stage of the Ritz Theater for performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Audiences will watch as Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregard, Veruca Salt, Mike Teevee, Grandpa Joe, Willy Wonka, the Oompa Loompas and Charlie himself come to life during a delicious -- and somewhat kooky -- tour of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory. ...
Community panel eyeing options for hospitals (09/16/09)
The Mississippi County Hospital System Strategic Planning Committee reviewed several options for the county's hospital system during a meeting Monday with members of QHR, the company contracted by the county to operate the hospitals in Blytheville and Osceola, to define key issues facing both hospitals...
City Council agrees to hold millage steady (09/16/09)
City had previously planned to chop mill
Blytheville voters nix school tax (09/16/09)
Blytheville patrons voted down a 2.61 millage hike Tuesday that would have funded several projects in the district, including a new cafeteria at Central Elementary School. The 36.0 millage proposal failed, 657-518 (55.91 percent to 44.09 percent). There were 1,175 total votes cast, a year after a similar millage proposal failed with less than 400 total votes...
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