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Stories from Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Teen held in Steele murder (06/01/10)
STEELE -- A juvenile from Steele is in custody after the shooting death of a 28-year-old Steele man and the stabbing of a 24-year-old man early Saturday morning. The 16-year-old male, who authorities are not naming until juvenile proceedings can occur, was taken into custody after Steele police officers were dispatched to the corner of McCollum and Barnes Streets early Saturday in response to shots fired...
City's mosquito contract renews (06/01/10)
The city of Blytheville's mosquito control contract with Vector Disease Control automatically renewed today. On April 29, the City Council moved the automatic renewal date from May 1 to June 1. Council members had until Monday to cancel the contract...
Remembering the fallen (06/01/10)
The meaning of Memorial Day was clearly shown Monday in a ceremony at the Mississippi County Courthouse. After giving the invocation and ordering the U.S. and Arkansas flags be raised and lowered to half-staff, County Judge Steve McGuire led the Pledge of Allegiance in his last Memorial Day service as county judge...
Memorial Day has history (06/01/10)
Mississippi County has been holding Memorial Day Services dating all the way back to at least the late 1940s, but the holiday itself dates back to the Civil War. "It is a time for us to honor the memory of those who have served our county so that all of us can remain free," Mississippi County Veteran Services Officer Mickey Littlejohn said. ...
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