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Stories from Thursday, February 25, 2010

Black History Month Spotlight: Ollie Lofton (02/25/10)
In recognition of Black History Month, the Courier News is shining the spotlight on some of the many African-Americans who have played a leading role in our community. A different individual will be featured in each edition of the newspaper during the month of February...
Baker to seek third term in house (02/25/10)
Tommy Baker of Osceola has announced his intentions to seek a third term as District 55 representative to the Arkansas Legislature. Baker, who served 23 years on the Osceola City Council prior to be elected to the House seat in 2006, has always touted economic development and education as top priorities in his service to his constituents in Mississippi County...
1st District field keeps growing (02/25/10)
The field of candidates competing to replace the retiring Rep. Marion Berry is starting to get crowded. In recent days, two more candidates -- one Democrat and one Republican -- have announced their candidacy for the 1st Congressional District seat...
Council hears options on fees (02/25/10)
Blytheville City Council members spent about 3 1/2 hours Wednesday listening to funding options for the city's wastewater issues and fielding residents' concerns in a public forum. During the special meeting that addressed the recently added $5 wastewater surcharge, the Council heard from Brad Davis of SSR Ellers Engineering, Mike Chandler of Arkansas Natural Resources and Jack Trumper of Stephens, Inc., along with several Blytheville residents...
Examiner testifies in murder trial (02/25/10)
The chief medical examiner of the Arkansas Crime Lab testified that 3-year-old E'Shana Vornes died of blunt-force trauma to the abdomen, which caused internal bleeding and shock, during the second day of Jonathon Bernard Davis' first degree murder trial in Osceola...
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