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Stories from Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Blytheville Police reports -- 3-8-11 (03/08/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Tunson retiring from police force (03/08/11)
Retired Blytheville Police Captain Robert Tunson has only one regret about retiring: that he had to leave.
Haven seeing rise in domestic violence (03/08/11)
Despite signs the economy may be recovering, The Haven reports the economy's negative impact still weighs heavy on domestic violence survivors in the Blytheville area.
Gosnell employees to get bonuses (03/08/11)
The Gosnell School board voted in their Monday night meeting to give a non-recurring 3 percent bonus to all contracted school employees.
Manila traffic stop leads to drug arrests (03/08/11)
A temporary cash bond of $250,000 was set by Judge Shannon Langston on Jason Douglas on March 3, and $1,500 each on William McMinn and Raeburn Gamble on March 4.
Cooter cheerleaders win national championship (03/08/11)
For the second consecutive year, the Cooter High School Wildcats cheerleading squad competed in the National Cheerleading Association (NCA) Open Nationals, held Saturday at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky.
Chicks top Osceola for first win (03/08/11)
The Blytheville Chickasaws picked up their first win of the season on Monday, defeating host Osceola, 5-1.
Lady Chicks fall to Jonesboro in season-opener (03/08/11)
Blytheville opened the softball season with a 16-1 loss to Jonesboro in three innings.
Tigers return most of team that made semifinals last year (03/08/11)
The Armorel Tigers baseball team is scheduled to visit Manila this afternoon to take on the Lions. Three games into the young season, the 1A-3 East Tigers are 1-2 with a win over East Poinsett County and losses to two 4A-3 schools, Trumann and Westside.
BLI in Little Rock (03/08/11)
Sen. David Burnett joined members of the Blytheville Leadership Institute during their recent trip to the State Capitol at Little Rock. Burnett spoke to the group about the legislative process and showed them the Senate chamber. BLI is a program of the Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce...
Annabelle Nora Flock (03/08/11)
Mrs. Annabelle Nora Flock, 93, of Greensburg, Pa., passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Easy Living Country Estates.
Dustin Carl Freeman (03/08/11)
Mr. Dustin Carl Freeman, 21, of Osceola, died Friday, March 4, 2011, at his home.
The Rev. William Thaddeus Grimstead (03/08/11)
The Rev. William Thaddeus Grimstead, 77, of Blytheville, passed from this life Sunday, March 6, 2011, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro.
Alberta McChristian (03/08/11)
Mrs. Alberta McChristian, 77, of Blytheville, died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
Bonnie Jean McFall Nimmo (03/08/11)
Mrs. Bonnie Jean McFall Nimmo, 75, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.
Bruce Edward Welch (03/08/11)
Mr. Bruce Edward Welch, 70, of Blytheville, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011 at his home.
Have you seen the results of the lastest poll? (03/08/11)
One of the coolest features of the new Courier News website is the polling function. We've set it up so that we have a "Poll of the Week," that runs throughout the week, with the results being reported in Sunday's print edition
Taking baby steps in a vanishing art (03/08/11)
With the closing down of Borders Book Stores, I think we are all beginning to accept a harsh reality -- nobody reads anymore.
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