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Stories from Thursday, October 7, 2010

Highway 18 project likely delayed (10/07/10)
New historic district in path of proposed route
City to have say in design for overpass (10/07/10)
Blytheville mayor Barrett Harrison has self-imposed a Dec. 1 deadline to submit the city's opinion on what the new Highway 18 overpass should look like. Though the overall project might be delayed (see story, above), on Wednesday, engineers showed city leaders a variety of options to aesthetically enhance the future overpass, requesting they send a written report, by the first of the year, to the Arkansas State Highway Department District 10 office in Paragould...
Teens learning leadership skills (10/07/10)
A group of students from Blytheville High School is being presented with a unique opportunity to learn public speaking, critical thinking and analysis, and other skills useful for interpersonal business. Members of the Nucor Arkansas Toastmasters Club are currently running an eight-week program called Youth Leadership that is designed to build skills in the fundamental areas of oral communication...
Mayoral forum set for Monday (10/07/10)
Blytheville voters will have an opportunity to hear from the four mayoral candidates Monday night at the Ritz Civic Center. The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the debate at 6:30 that night. According to Chamber executive director Liz Smith, all four have accepted the invitation to the debate...
Race for judge only county-wide race (10/07/10)
As the temperatures begin to drop, the political season begins to heat up. The only county-wide race still on the ballot for November is between Randy Carney and Steve Stallings, both of Osceola. The two candidates are vying for the position of county judge, vacated with the retirement of Steve McGuire...
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