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Stories from Thursday, February 3, 2011

Hwy. 164, NN to become 4-way stop (02/03/11)
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) began working recently to improve the intersection of US 164 and Route NN in Pemiscot County, and on the outer perimeter of Dunklin County. Installation of transverse rumbles, red flashing signals and stop signs for east and westbound traffic on US 164 will be included in the project.
BELTS program comes to BIS (02/03/11)
Charles Betts and the ACTION group of Blytheville launched a new program Wednesday morning at Blytheville Intermediate School. The program is called BELTS Around America. BELTS stands for Better Education Leads to Success.
Tip leads to drug arrests (02/03/11)
An Osceola man and a Manila man were arrested last weekend after officers of the Mississippi County Drug Task Force received a tip, said Lt. Robb Rounsavall of the DTF.
Curtis Walker Jr. (02/03/11)
Even though attorney Curtis Walker Jr. didn't live through the Civil Rights movement of the 60s, his parents made sure that he understood the impact it had not only on their generation but his.
Chicks travel to Beebe Friday night (02/03/11)
The Blytheville Chickasaws hit the road to take on the Beebe Badgers Friday night in another tough 5A-East match-up. The Chicks (12-4, 6-1 5A-East) defeated the Badgers (13-3, 5-1 5A-East) back in January, 62-46, at Chickasaw Gym.
Perrin signs with Henderson State (02/03/11)
Gosnell's Zach Perrin signed a letter of intent Wednesday morning to attend Henderson St. University next year on an athletic scholarship. "He would run through a brick wall for a win."
Hogs announce signings (02/03/11)
Though the Arkansas Razorbacks listed 30 players signed out of 12 states and Canada, Arkansas still starts with Arkansas. So it was seven signed from Arkansas that Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino started with in announcing the Razorbacks signed for Wednesday's national signing day.
Last-second FT gives Georgia win over Hogs (02/03/11)
While the Arkansas Razorbacks coaches cried "walk," the officials cried "foul!" The foul on Arkansas' Delvon Johnson with 1.4 seconds left allowed the Georgia Bulldogs' Trey Thompkins, fouled rebounding his own shot, two free throws with 1.4 seconds left. Thompkins hit one. It sufficed to snap a 59-59 tie for Georgia to win 60-59 Wednesday night's SEC game at Walton Arena before 7,659 braving to travel through remained intact snow and ice from Tuesday's storm and temperatures plunged to near zero.
Ex-USC QB Mustain arrested in drug case (02/03/11)
Former Southern California backup quarterback Mitch Mustain was arrested on suspicion of selling prescription drugs in the San Fernando Valley, police said Wednesday.
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