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Stories from Tuesday, January 5, 2010

More woes for Lamar's Room (01/05/10)
The new year started out with a familiar situation, with Blytheville Police being called to a fight Friday at Lamar's Room, located at 318 N. Fifth Street, according to a report from police. At 11:55 p.m. Friday night, officers were called to the business for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they saw approximately 100 people of all ages in the street and around the front door of the business involved in a physical fight...
County QHR bill may go down (01/05/10)
Mississippi County could soon be paying less for the management of the county's two hospitals. In their first meeting of 2010, members of the hospitals' Board of Governors agreed to allow Chairman John Logan to sign a new agreement with QHR for managing the hospitals...
Armorel picks superintendent (01/05/10)
ARMOREL -- The Armorel school board voted unanimously to hire Tom Bennett as the district superintendent Monday during a special session at the district administration building in Armorel. Details of the contract are still being worked out. Bennett, a resident of Wilson, is a 1981 graduate of Rivercrest High School and received a B.A. ...
Harrison sets eyes on state Senate (01/05/10)
Candidates running for Blytheville mayor later this year may be vying for an open seat. Today, Mayor Barrett Harrison announced that he has formed an exploratory committee to seek the Democratic nomination for the Arkansas Legislature in Senate District 15, but stopped short of saying he is running...
Harry Smith, local college pioneer, dies (01/05/10)
Arkansas Northeastern College is mourning the loss of its founding president, Dr. Harry Smith of Suches, Ga. Smith died on New Year's Day. Smith, who became the first president of the former Mississippi County Community College, led the institution from its inception in 1975 through Sept. 30, 1983. Following his presidency at MCCC, Smith became the Chancellor of Illinois Eastern Community College...
Harry Smith, local college pioneer, dies (01/05/10)
Arkansas Northeastern College is mourning the loss of its founding president, Dr. Harry Smith of Suches, Ga. Smith died on New Year's Day. Smith, who became the first president of the former Mississippi County Community College, led the institution from its inception in 1975 through Sept. 30, 1983. Following his presidency at MCCC, Smith became the Chancellor of Illinois Eastern Community College...
Legality of city funding questioned (01/05/10)
Councilwoman raises issue regarding non-profits
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