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Stories from Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Former Chickasaw stars to take the floor again (04/12/11)
Some of the top talent to come through Chickasaw Gym will once again put on a Blytheville uniform at their old stomping grounds.
Armorel sets makeup days for 2011-12 (04/12/11)
The Armorel school approved a district calendar for the 2011-12 year Monday night at the monthly school board meeting.
Sky art follows day of storms (04/12/11)
A brilliant full double-rainbow appeared in the eastern sky over Blytheville Monday night, after an early evening thunderstorm rolled through the area.
Wells trial under way for second time this year (04/12/11)
For the second time this year, Cordell Wells Jr. is on trial for first-degree murder in connection with the Nov. 6, 2009 death of Wale Adelowo.
Fire called suspicious (04/12/11)
Blytheville firefighters responded to a suspicious vacant house fire at 1331 S. 10th early Sunday morning.
Blytheville Police reports -- 4-11-11 (04/12/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Lady Tigers sweep Ridgefield Christian (04/12/11)
JONESBORO -- Armorel won at Ridgefield Christian 10-2 on Friday, then completed the conference sweep with a 14-0 victory. In the first game, Holly Black was the winning pitcher. Leading the offense for the Lady Tigers were Madison Carr (3-4, double, 3 RBIs), Katelyn Brown (2-3, double, 2 RBIs), Sabrina Luttrell (1-3, 2 RBIs), Angel Huffman (1-2), Cidnie Brooks (1-3), and Caitlynn Smith ( 1-3, 2 RBIs)...
Chamber golf tourney to benefit Great River Promise (04/12/11)
With a commitment to the educational needs of their citizens, the Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce and Arkansas Northeastern College Foundation have embarked upon a quest to fulfill an important "Promise" to area students. A "Promise" that says, "If you want a college education...You can have one! Stay in school, stay out of trouble, work hard, earn your high school diploma, and your tuition to Arkansas Northeastern College will be paid...
Margie Evelyn Hudson (04/12/11)
Mrs. Margie Evelyn Hudson, 84, of Paragould, died on Monday, April 11, 2011, at her home.
Pearlie Mae Lambert (04/12/11)
Pearlie Mae Lambert, 75, of Marion, formerly of Osceola, died of heart failure Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Jonesboro.
Emma Smith (04/12/11)
Mrs. Emma Smith, 94, of Gosnell, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Gosnell Healthcare.
Lucas, Rice plan wedding (04/12/11)
The Rev. and Mrs. Allen Lucas of Louisville, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Chloe Shea Lucas, to Landon Douglas Rice, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Douglas Rice of Sparta, Ill.
Whose idea was it to put a hill at mile 12? (04/12/11)
It's takes a pretty sadistic person put a large hill at mile 12 of a 13.1-mile race, but someone planning the course for the Go! St. Louis Half-Marathon was apparently just that fiendish.
Education should prepare children for life (04/12/11)
In his column of this past week, Andy Weld spoke of the importance of public education, and the additional importance of support of that institution by the entire community.
Huffman seeks kids to learn baseball skills (04/12/11)
I would like to work with kids ages 10-12 on learning skills in baseball. I have had approximately 20 years experience with this age group in the past in our Little League program here in Blytheville This instruction would be for any players not currently involved with an organized team or league. ...
Blytheville not such a bad place to live (04/12/11)
I have (as many of you have) always thought that if something bad was going to happen it would happen to "someone else or the other guy." On Nov. 1, I became "someone else or the other guy." (I'll tell you why later in this letter.) Through mutual friends, my wife and I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. ...
Meals-on-Wheels benefit a success (04/12/11)
The Mississippi County Senior Centers would like to thank Pastor, Terri Brassfield, and the wonderful members of Harvest Time Outreach, for making our Meals-on-Wheels benefit dinner the most successful fundraiser in our history! We would also like to thank...
"Papillon" a breath of fresh reality air (04/12/11)
Snakes, swamps, crocodiles, intrigue, adventure. Another "Indiana Jones" movie? Perhaps ... but with one caveat -- this was a real adventuure. It is the story of Henri Charriere, also known as "Papillon" (French for butterfly, the name given him because of the large butterfly tattooed on his chest.) The movie "Papillon" takes place on Devil's Island in Frence Guiana, where France sent her most dangerous prisoners during the early part of the 20th century...
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