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Stories from Friday, January 15, 2010

Main St. to kick off branding campaign (01/15/10)
Main Street Blytheville has received a grant from Main Street Arkansas and Arkansas Heritage Historic Preservation to conduct a branding and marketing plan over the course of the next month. Details of the project will be revealed at a public meeting to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Mississippi County Baptist Association Office, located at 308 W. Main...
Senate candidate to speak at event (01/15/10)
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gilbert Baker will be the guest speaker at Thursday's meeting of the Mississippi County Republican Committee. The meeting will begin with a Dutch-treat dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Sharecropper's, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bush-Thornton Building...
Traffic up at Arkansas Aeroplex (01/15/10)
The Blytheville/Gosnell Regional Airport had more than 32,000 "operations" in 2009, according to Joe Gurley, director of the Airport Authority. Speaking to the BGRAA's board Thursday afternoon, Gurley summarized the year's activities, which included 1,290 operations by U.S. Air Force personnel from the Little Rock Air Force Base...
Third arrest made in murder case (01/15/10)
A third person has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting death of 20-year-old Wendell Bobo Jr. of Blytheville, according to Blytheville Police. Michael Hickey, 28, of Blytheville, was arrested by officers Wednesday afternoon at his home on charges of first degree murder, criminal attempt to sell a controlled substance, and two counts of first degree criminal mischief. ...
Civil rights film to play here (01/15/10)
Residents of northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri will have a chance to become part of a film documenting the Civil Rights Movement. Excerpts of the film "Feel the Movement: From Prophecy to Promise" will be shown at 1 p.m. Monday at Arkansas Northeastern College. The film's producer, Arthur L. Hunt Jr., and a crew will be on hand to record comments and ideas from local residents to be added to the film...
Few changes expected in city budget (01/15/10)
Full Council to take up budget on Tuesday
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