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Stories from Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sales taxes fuel county government (01/27/11)
Mississippi County averages more than $3.5 million each year in revenue from county-wide sales taxes, according to charts presented to the Quorum Court Tuesday night by County Treasurer Peggy Meatte.
Hospital making upgrades (01/27/11)
Great River Medical Center has been making renovations and improvements to their patient services, according to Connie Ash, director of clinical support services.
Blytheville Police reports -- 1-27-11 (01/27/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
County creates new website (01/27/11)
Mississippi County's website has been totally revamped, thanks to the efforts of one county employee.
Lady Bug Garden Club meets (01/27/11)
The parlor of the First United Methodist Church was the setting for the Jan. 5 meeting of the Lady Bug Garden Club.
Blytheville Kiwanis Club to Deliver Singing Valentines (01/27/11)
Singers from the Blytheville Kiwanis Club will deliver Singing Valentines on Friday, Feb. 11, Saturday, Feb. 12, and Monday, Feb. 14 to lucky recipients in the Blytheville area.
Hard work, unselfishness fuel Chicks' early success (01/27/11)
Approaching the midway point in the conference season, Blytheville sits atop the 5A-East boys standings with its toughest test to date scheduled for Friday night.
Bay defeats Armorel (01/27/11)
The Armorel boys basketball team dropped a 78-36 decision to Class A power Bay Tuesday night.
Sometimes words speak louder than actions (01/27/11)
Perhaps action doesn't speak louder than words. Or more accurately, perhaps action doesn't speak without a wordy preference. After Arkansas' 73-64 SEC victory over Auburn Tuesday night, Arkansas coach John Pelphrey was into words.
Leonard Yankee (01/27/11)
Mr. Leonard Yankee, 62, of Blytheville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at St Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Mary Lou Robinson (01/27/11)
Mrs. Mary Lou Robinson, 85, of Osceola, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola.
Joe Lee Sharkey Sr. (01/27/11)
Joe Lee Sharkey Sr., 81, of Blytheville, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Joseph Ted Walker (01/27/11)
Mr. Joseph Ted Walker, 88, of Blytheville, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, on I-55 in Crittenden County.
Good riddance to the month of January (01/27/11)
January, January, how I detest thee. A couple of more days, and it will be over for another year.
Blytheville greats to play in charity game (01/27/11)
Blytheville-Osceola. Blytheville-West Memphis. Blytheville-Jonesboro. Those words invite memories of overflow, musty gyms with reverberating cheers, stomps and even boos over bad/missed calls.
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