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Stories from Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Corps keeping eye on all area levees (05/04/11)
Area representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, tasked with keeping watch over the levee systems at the state and county level, are again reassuring the public that Mississippi County's main river levee is in no danger of breach, topping or any other type of failure.
Blytheville mulling new rules for garbage pickup (05/04/11)
The Blytheville City Council's Health and Sanitation Committee is considering changing language in the garbage and trash ordinance, possibly even writing a new one, to prevent the city from losing money on trash pickup.
Judge upholds revocation of funeral director's license (05/04/11)
The decision of the Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors to revoke the license of a Blytheville funeral home and its owner's license as a funeral director has been affirmed by a circuit judge.
ANC choirs to present journey "Around the World" (05/04/11)
The choirs of Arkansas Northeastern College will take the audience "Around the World in 60 Minutes" when the music department presents its year-end event at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the Adams-Vines Recital Hall on the ANC campus
Osceola dropping to 3A, Blytheville staying at 5A (05/04/11)
It appears Osceola and Rivercrest will once again be paired in the same athletics conference. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, Osceola is slated to drop down to Class 3A. According to the Arkansas Activities Association numbers released recently, Osceola will have a projected enrollment of 286.67 in grades 10-12 for the 2012-2013 year making Osceola the fourth largest school in Class 3A...
NFL teams often overanalyze (05/04/11)
There once was a talented college quarterback with a huge arm. He could make any throw asked of him at any time in the game. He was big but could move around the pocket and avoid most defenders with his nimble feet. He set most of his school's passing records and kept them in the hunt for a national championship for most of his college career...
Joyce Carolyn Bays Sullins (05/04/11)
Mrs. Joyce Carolyn Bays Sullins, 69, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, after a brief illness.
Rachel Gaines (05/04/11)
Rachel Gaines, 88, of Blytheville, died early today in Searcy.
Robert R. Jayroe Jr. (05/04/11)
Dr. Robert "Bob" Rhea Jayroe Jr., 71, of Huntsville, Ala., passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home.
Edward Gene Robinson (05/04/11)
Mr. Edward Gene (Eddie, Ed, and Big Ed) Robinson of Blytheville, died April 27, 2011, in Hot Springs.
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