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Stories from Friday, April 16, 2010

Voters urged to think in advance (04/16/10)
The Mississippi County Election Commission is urging citizens to know who they want to vote for and in what races they want to cast their ballots before coming to the polls for early voting on May 3 and before the May 18 Preferential Primary Election...
Contract laborers to be classified as part-time (04/16/10)
Contract laborers working for Mississippi County will now be classified as part-time labor, after recent changes in laws according to the Internal Revenue Service. Brenda Burke, the county's financial services director, met with members of the quorum court's personnel committee and informed the justices of the changes...
Street repair: It may happen yet (04/16/10)
For years residents have complained about the streets in Blytheville. Some of those street issues may be resolved in the near future. Tuesday afternoon, Blytheville Mayor Barrett Harrison told the City Council's Streets and Drainage Committee that the 1/4-cent streets bond retires next month and money for work becomes available in June...
Chamber plans two candidate forums (04/16/10)
The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two candidate forums in which Chamber members as well as the public is invited to attend. Liz Smith, executive director of the Chamber, said the first Candidate Forum will be April 30 and will feature the John Allen Nelson and Randy Carney, candidates for the Mississippi County Judge's race. ...
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