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Stories from Thursday, April 22, 2010

Annual Walk has meaning (04/22/10)
On Saturday, May 15, 2010, the March of Dimes will hold its annual Walk For Babies at 9 a.m. at Walker Park. One of the teams walking this year will be "Brock and Brodie's Buddies." Brock and Brodie Yancy are the twin sons of Tabitha Hammock of Blytheville. They were born Nov. 13, 2009, more than two months shy of their due date, Jan., 20, 2010...
How are you celebrating Earth Day? (04/22/10)
Chamber Cleanup postponed The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce is postponing its Community Cleanup until May 1 because of severe weather threats. For more information, call 762-2012.
Attendance limited at Sr. Walk (04/22/10)
The Senior Walk, a very popular event during the annual Blytheville High School Prom, will be restricted this year in terms of how many people are allowed to see it. The prom is Saturday night at the Multi-Purpose Building. Each BHS senior who plans to attend the prom has been given three tickets. ...
Court eyes computer upgrade (04/22/10)
The Finance Committee of the Mississippi County Quorum Court approved a request from the Blytheville District Court for $7,000 to update computer equipment. The court is operated with both county and city funds. The matter was approved Tuesday night by the Blytheville City Council and will go before the entire Quorum Court in its regular meeting next week...
'Idol' event in the works (04/22/10)
Main Street Mayfest (formerly Springtime on The Mall_ will feature a new event called "Blytheville Idol." "Blytheville Idol," will take place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Pocket Park on Main Street. According to William King III, event organizer, "The Music Man," Jim Knox will be bringing his karaoke equipment for contestants to use. For $5 contestants can sing one song, or for $10, can sing three songs...
College choirs to give concerts (04/22/10)
The Choral Music Department as Arkansas Northeastern College is planning several concerts over the coming weeks. The concert season will kick off Sunday with "An Americana Songbook" at 3:30 p.m. in the Adama-Vines Recital Hall, featuring patriotic music...
ANC board hiking tuition (04/22/10)
The Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees approved the college's 2010-11 operating budget, which included a minimal tuition increase. The budget shows virtually no change from the 2009-10 school year, but will include a minimal $2 tuition increase. ...
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