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Stories from Saturday, February 19, 2011

Hixson: Leader of the Chickasaws (02/19/11)
For the past 27 years, Blytheville head coach David Hixson has been a fixture on the Blytheville sideline coaching the Chickasaw basketball team. He's been there so long now that he realizes he's coached the fathers of some of the kids he's coached recently.
Disaster preparation tips (02/19/11)
The following is a list of things to do before disaster strikes:
Local citizens should practice earthquake preparedness (02/19/11)
Mississippi County experiences a number of small earthquakes annually, including a 3.2 magnitude around 1:13 a.m. Friday near Keiser.
Dettris Poole (02/19/11)
For Dettris Poole, the idea for creating 5 Star Learning Academy in Blytheville was an easy decision.
Chicks handle Forrest city with surprising alacrity (02/19/11)
BLYTHEVILLE -- The Blytheville Chickasaws took one giant leap towards a 5A-East championship with an impressive 67-42 win over the Forrest City Mustangs Friday night in front of a large and energetic crowd at Chickasaw Gym.
Robert Earl Perkins (02/19/11)
Mr. Robert Earl Perkins, 57, of Blytheville, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville.
Dorothy Jo Stephens (02/19/11)
Dorothy Jo Stephens, 56, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Osceola, died of heart failure Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Columbus Hospital in West Palm Beach. Born Dec. 5, 1954, in Osceola, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Willard Coleman of Osceola...
Darrell Wayne Wigtion (02/19/11)
Mr. Darrell Wayne Wigtion, 63, of Dell, passed from this life Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at his home. Born to E.W. and Annie Mae Dhority Wigtion in Luxora, he was a tool and die maintenance worker for Sunstrand, maker of the space shuttle. Formerly of Rockford, Ill., he was an area resident most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He grew up on a plantation doing farming which he loved, before moving to Illinois...
Maerene Nickerson (02/19/11)
Maerene Nickerson, 73, of Blytheville, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville.
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