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Stories from Wednesday, April 13, 2011

UPDATE: Wells gets 55 years in prison following murder conviction (04/13/11)
It took less than two hours for a Mississippi County jury to return a guilty verdict against Cordell Wells Jr., 24, of Blytheville, Wednesday in circuit court.
Commission OKs setback variance for gin (04/13/11)
Tuesday night, the Blytheville Planning Commission unanimously approved a setback variance request by R.D. Hughes Gin, which is being forced to restructure its layout because of the future Highway 18 overpass project.
Revenues up at Waterworks (04/13/11)
Revenues at Blytheville Waterworks are up, in part because of a 6-inch meter that is now functioning properly, Waterworks manager Gary Phillips told the Blytheville City Council's Airport and Utilities Committee Tuesday night.
Gosnell council talks dogs, police (04/13/11)
Several community members were on hand to voice concerns to the Gosnell City Council at its April meeting Tuesday night.
Local citizens appointed to posts (04/13/11)
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe appointed several Blytheville citizens to posts Tuesday, part of a wave of gubernatorial appointments.
Suspect sought in Osceola stabbing (04/13/11)
The Osceola Police Department is searching for a local man who apparently stabbed another man during a fight Saturday night.
Wells' fate headed to jurors (04/13/11)
A Mississippi County jury is expected to begin deliberations Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of Cordell Wells Jr., 24, of Blytheville. Wells is charged with the death of Wale Adelowo on Nov. 6, 2009.
Blytheville Police reports -- 4-12-11 (04/13/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Look who turned 2 years old! (04/13/11)
Keylen Tykel Brown turned 2 years old on April 9, 2011. Happy birthday from your parents Stephanie Blackburn and Timothy Brown.
Pearlie B. "Sista" Fowler (04/13/11)
Pearlie B. "Sista" Fowler departed this life Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Dorothy Jean Herron (04/13/11)
Mrs. Dorothy Jean Herron, 76, of Cooter, died Monday, April 11, 2011, at River Oaks Care Center in Steele.
Ella Mae Jones (04/13/11)
Mrs. Ella Mae Jones, 56, of Blytheville, died Saturday, April 5, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Emma Dee Peterson Smith (04/13/11)
Mrs. Emma Dee Peterson Smith, 94 of Gosnell, passed from this life Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Gosnell Nursing Center in Gosnell.
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