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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Lammers family sticks with farming (06/09/10)
2010 Mississippi County Farm Family of the Year
Causey edges Wooldridge (06/09/10)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Chad Causey has won the Democratic nomination for the seat in Congress last held by his boss, Rep. Marion Berry. Causey defeated former state legislator Tim Wooldridge in Tuesday's runoff election. Berry announced his retirement earlier this year...
Lincoln wins nomination (06/09/10)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Sen. Blanche Lincoln pushed back against anger on the left and survived a multi-million-dollar threat to her political career, winning the runoff for Arkansas' Democratic Senate nomination. Next up is surviving remaining anger on the right...
Voter turnout low here (06/09/10)
With only one local race to be decided, voter turnout was low in Mississippi County. Only 3,546 votes were cast, according to complete, but unofficial totals. The only local race was for Bowen Township Constable. In that race, Terry Byrd received 165 votes to Bobby Godsey's 104...
Be safe on hot summer days (06/09/10)
With temperatures forecast in the mid-90s and the word "heat index" starting to appear in weather forecasts, it's time for area residents to be aware of summer safety issues. Activities at the pool, lake and beach are all fun, but during this time of year water tragedies are on the rise. According to the American Red Cross, most water tragedies can be avoided if everyone remembers the basic rules of water safety...
Drowning victim found (06/09/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The body of a missing 46-year-old Caruthersville man was located after several days of search and rescue efforts. Jeffrey Bollinger's body was located by a tugboat captain just south of the Mississippi River Bridge on Tuesday morning...
Gosnell bans tobacco in city park (06/09/10)
GOSNELL -- The Gosnell City Council adopted an ordinance at its regular meeting Tuesday to prohibit the use of tobacco and any tobacco products at the Gosnell City Park. Gosnell Mayor Dick Reams, after a roll call and approval of last month's meeting minutes, presented the council with the ordinance that would not only stop smoking but the use of smokeless and other tobacco products in the Gosnell City Park...
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