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Stories from Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Atwill gets contract extension (01/26/10)
After a brief executive session, the Blytheville School Board voted to extend Superintendent Richard Atwill's contract through June 30, 2013. The board also accepted the retirement of Jo Ann Van Pelt, math teacher, and Wanda Kemp, the district's director of finance...
Poverty-reduction plan sought (01/26/10)
At Saturday's quarterly Ward meeting, local officials continued soliciting diverse opinions from the community to create a poverty-reduction plan in Blytheville. Through a project called "Emerging Communities Initiative," which is funded by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, local officials are teaming up with Little Rock-based Ken Hubbell Associates to gather community input that will shape the plan...
Hospital Board tables budget proposals (01/26/10)
A budget for 2010 was tabled by members of the Mississippi County Hospital System's Board of Governors Monday. Instead, board chairman John Logan appointed a finance committee of Mike Huffman, chairman, Dr. Van Parker and Earl Smith to review the proposed budgets and recommend one to the full board...
McDaniel: 'My heart is in Arkansas' (01/26/10)
Take Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's name out of the conversation on who will run for Congressman Marion Berry's seat. Speaking at the Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday, McDaniel said he will instead seek re-election in his current office...
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