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Stories from Saturday, July 24, 2010

Big school sale is Friday (07/24/10)
Bargain shoppers will be in heaven Friday as the Blytheville School District has a huge rummage sale. Superintendent Richard Atwill explained that all of the items for sale are those that have "no appreciable value" to the school district or by law cannot be utilized anymore...
White is Student Ambassador with People to People (07/24/10)
16-year-old Weston White, soon to be a Blytheville High School Junior, recently returned from a three week trip to Europe as a student ambassador with the People to People organization. White, who is the son Don and Denita White of Blytheville, said the People to People initiative was started in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. President Eisenhower believed the direct interaction between citizens around the world would truly bring about world peace and cultural understanding...
Ward 3 meeting: Crime prevention of major concern (07/24/10)
Citizens at Saturday's regular Ward 3 meeting asked about crime prevention, sales tax funds and even questioned why the elected city treasurer didn't have to attend council meetings. Ward 3 Councilman R.L. Jones welcomed approximately 15 citizens to the meeting encouraging them to bring their concerns before the officials present which included Blytheville Police Chef Ross Thompson and Blytheville Fire Chef Ivory Diamond among others...
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