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Stories from Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Rice to appear in Blytheville (09/15/10)
Ex-secretary of state plans event
Suspect charged in murder case (09/15/10)
Detrevian McCray, no age or address listed, was arraigned Friday on a warrant for first-degree murder. McCray is charged in connection with the Aug. 28 death of Montez Love. McCray surrendered to police on Friday before his arraignment. McCray's bond was set at $50,000 cash...
Chiefs want to track revenue from sales tax (09/15/10)
Tuesday night, Blytheville fire chief Ivory Diamond told the Blytheville City Council's Police and Fire Committee he has no way of knowing how much police and fire tax money is available. Diamond and Blytheville police chief Ross Thompson agreed knowing what the 1/4-cent tax generates would be beneficial, allowing them to decide when to purchase certain items...
Insects in strong supply (09/15/10)
Blytheville-area citizens have noticed an over-abundance of grasshoppers, katydids, caterpillars and other insects this season; and with good reason, according to Dr. Glenn Studebaker, entomologist with the University of Arkansas Extension office in Mississippi County...
Gosnell gets mosquito update (09/15/10)
GOSNELL -- The Gosnell City Council heard a presentation from Tim Nelson of Vector Mosquito Control on the continued need for spraying into the fall during its regular meeting Tuesday night. According to Nelson, mosquito numbers have been down this year because of the lack of rain, but are expected to remain steady until the weather cools significantly...
Osceola district making progress (09/15/10)
The board of directors of the Arkansas Department of Education met in Little Rock Monday. For the first time in several months, according to newly hired superintendent Mike Cox, they had good things to say about the Osceola School District. Although Osceola is not out of the woods yet, Cox told the local board Monday night the ADE team gave a good report to the state board...
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