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Stories from Friday, April 8, 2011

Blytheville Police reports -- 4-8-11 (04/08/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
DTF reports 4-8-11 (04/08/11)
Recent reports from the Mississippi County Drug Task Force.
Chamber rakes in new members with weeklong event (04/08/11)
Leaders with the Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce are basking in the success of a "membership event" held this week which brought in 182 new members to the local Chamber.
Know the law: Rules for pet ownership (04/08/11)
This ordinance provides for the licensing of all animals, exotic or domestic, within the corporate limits of the city of Blytheville.
Company wants out of contract with county (04/08/11)
An Osceola industry wants Mississippi County to release them from a contract signed in 2006 to create 50 jobs and to forgive a debt of $124,000 owed to the county.
Election results for Steele, Cooter, Holland reported (04/08/11)
According to Pemiscot County Clerk Pam Treece, out of nearly 12,000 registered voters in Pemiscot County, only 2,100 went to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the 2011 municipal elections.
ANC Job Fair draws companies, job-seekers (04/08/11)
More than 50 companies were on hand to recruit employees during Thursday's Job Fair at Arkansas Northeastern College.
Longtime courthouse worker retires (04/08/11)
Gail Warman, a longtime employee of the Mississippi County Financial Office, officially retired Friday.
Valley View uses "small ball" to defeat Gosnell (04/08/11)
GOSNELL -- The Valley View Blazers put on a "small-ball" clinic Thursday afternoon as they hit-and-run, bunted and stole their way to 15-7 win over the Gosnell Pirates in a key 4A-3 matchup. The Blazers scored their first three runs on only one hit and their first 10 on just five as they consistantly put runners in scoring position forcing the Pirates to make plays...
Gosnell sweeps GCT (04/08/11)
(Top) The Gosnell Lady Pirates break a team huddle during their doubleheader sweep of the Greene County Tech Eagles Thursday afternoon at Gosnell. The Lady Pirates won 5-0 and 6-4. (Left) Lady Pirate pitcher Kristen Houwen fires a pitch Thursday afternoon. Houwen won both games in the Gosnell sweep over Tech...
Tigers rout Ridgefield Christian, 16-0 (04/08/11)
ARMOREL -- Armorel made quick work of 1A-3 East foe Ridgefield Christian, Thursday, routing the Warriors, 16-0, in five innings. Chris Ashmore pitched a no-hitter and got plenty of offensive support as the Tigers pounded out an eye-popping 17 hits in the run-ruled shortened game...
Rivercrest 17, Blytheville 1 (04/08/11)
(Left photo) Blytheville's Langston Jenkins throws to a Rivercrest player Thursday night at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. (Right photo) Rivercrest's Colby Brister is safe at third as Blytheville's Jay Bullard takes the throw. Rivercrest won the game, 17-1, in three innings. Matt Wierzbicki had the Chicks' only hit, a double. Blytheville drops to 2-8 on the season...
"CoCo" (04/08/11)
This week's Pet of the Week at the Blytheville Humane Society is Coco, an adult female shepherd/chow mix. CoCo is completely housebroken and has never had an accident in her kennel. She is HW positive, and is undergoing HW treatment. A truck that sits on the property is her favorite place to go -- she will jump in the back of the truck and wag her tail as if to say "let's go." CoCo is up-to-date with routine shots. For more information, call the Humane Society at 870-532-6698 or send e-mail to [email protected]
Georgia Wilkins Heard (04/08/11)
Ms. Georgia Wilkins Heard, 81, died Saturday, April 2, 2011.
Catressa Murphy (04/08/11)
Catressa Murphy, 32, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Great River Medical Center.
Granddaughters return home, via Van Buren, St. Louis (04/08/11)
My Dear Sweet Sainted Wife managed to get out of town by about 3 p.m. last Thursday, en route to Van Buren, Mo., where we have a place near the Current River.
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