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Stories from Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Blytheville Police reports -- 4-26-11 (04/26/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
DTF reports -- 4-26-11 (04/26/11)
Recent reports from the Mississippi County unit of the Drug Task Force.
Blytheville Fire reports -- 4-26-11 (04/26/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Fire Department.
River rising to record levels (04/26/11)
The water levels on the Mississippi River north of the Blytheville area have the river tied for its second highest flood in modern history, according to Jim Pogue, spokesperson for the Army Corps of Engineers in Memphis.
City of Blytheville may have to make tough choices (04/26/11)
Results of the 2010 Census and rising gas prices may force the city of Blytheville to make some difficult decisions this year.
Storms slow work on power outages (04/26/11)
More severe weather Monday night meant more power outages throughout Mississippi County and abroad. According to Entergy customer service manager Paul Brewster, there were 1,203 Entergy customers without power this morning.
Rivers arraigned; being held without bond (04/26/11)
A Blytheville man is being held without bond on charges including capital murder regarding the March 2 death of an Osceola man.
Jones charged in Johnson murder (04/26/11)
A Blytheville man was arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder Monday morning in connection with the death last November of a Blytheville woman.
City still seeking attorney on IRS probe (04/26/11)
Monday, the Blytheville City Council's Finance and Purchasing Committee gave Blytheville Mayor James Sanders the green light to further research hiring a tax attorney for the city's apparent delinquent payroll taxes issue.
Blytheville board OKs policy changes (04/26/11)
Members of the Blytheville School Board approved several changes in the district's policies and personnel handbooks Monday night during the April meeting. The changes, which are mostly those mandated by the state Department of Education, will go into effect next school year.
Blytheville Police reports -- 4-25-11 (04/26/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department.
Tigers rout Weiner to stay unbeaten in league play (04/26/11)
WEINER -- The Armorel Tigers remained perfect in the 1A-3 East after an 18-0 drubbing of the Weiner Cardinals Friday afternoon in five innings. Pitchers Chris Ashmore and Jacob Gatlin combined for a 1-hit shutout of the Cardinals. Armorel opened the flood gates with a 10-run second inning highlighted by a home run from Ryan Sullivan...
Pirates lose league finale (04/26/11)
JONESBORO -- The Gosnell Pirates dropped their final 4A-3 contest of the regular season losing 6-4 to Jonesboro Westside Saturday afternoon. "Despite the loss, it was really a well played baseball game," said Pirate head coach Bret Jackson. "Blake (Sullivan) pitched a heck of a game and helped himself out with some great at-bats. Jake Westmoreland and Zach Perrin also had good days at the plate. They just tore the cover off of the ball."...
Juanita Jones (04/26/11)
Mrs. Juanita Jones, 92, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Joe Winfield McQueen (04/26/11)
Mr. Joe Winfield McQueen, 66, died Friday, April 22, 1011, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro.
Elize Phillips (04/26/11)
Rev. Elize Phillips, 82, of Columbia, S.C.. died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Providence NE Hospital in Columbia.
Marvin Ray Pritchard (04/26/11)
Mr. Marvin Ray Pritchard, 83, of Olive Branch, Miss., formerly of Osceola, died peacefully at his home Sunday, April 24, 2011.
Lila Mae Ross (04/26/11)
Mrs. Lila Mae Ross, 75, of Blytheville, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Nancy Spencer (04/26/11)
Mrs. Nancy Spencer of Blytheville died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by McDonald-Horne Funeral Home of Blytheville.
Still confused about a great many things (04/26/11)
Like anyone else, I'd like to think of myself of a person of at least average intelligence. I listened in school, went to college and even pay attention to the news on a relatively regular basis. But despite any efforts I put forth to this end, there are some things I still just don't understand.
It's a high tech jungle out there (04/26/11)
Doesn't it just seem that the more we learn about technology, the more enslaved we become by that technology?
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