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Stories from Wednesday, July 14, 2010

S. Division rezoning approved (07/14/10)
During a brief meeting Tuesday night, the Blytheville Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend that the Blytheville City Council rezone 3121 South Division, from R-3 to B-3. The move would allow property owner Jahid Rahman to build a motel on the site...
Fire chief wants utility truck back (07/14/10)
Blytheville fire chief Ivory Diamond said the issue between the city and Ford Motor Company over the crippled 2008 F550 Ford utility truck needs to be resolved soon because the $108,000 vehicle needs to be back on the road. Addressing the Blytheville City Council's Police and Fire Committee Tuesday, Diamond said the city is making a payment on a vehicle that is idle. The truck is used to transport equipment and firemen to fires...
Jones to run for mayor (07/14/10)
Blytheville City Council president R.L. Jones believes the city should move towards a city manager form of government. That will be part of his political platform this fall as he runs for Blytheville mayor. Jones, who has served on the City Council for 16 years, announced his intentions to seek the city's highest office today...
Summer renovations nearing completion (07/14/10)
Although school may be out for summer, for students that is, summer is the time major repairs and renovations take place within a district. The Blytheville School District has spent more than $1.6 million on improving district facilities this year, said Charles Van Pelt, operations coordinator of the district...
Gosnell approves $1500 for football (07/14/10)
GOSNELL -- Gosnell City Council's regular monthly meeting held Tuesday was a very short one with the council approving a donation to Pee Wee Football and a change to its signs ordinance. Prior to its meeting Tuesday, Elroy Brown with the Mississippi County Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas, presented the City of Gosnell with a plaque and extended his and the coalition's congratulations on making the Gosnell City Park a smoke free area. ...
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