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Stories from Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Celebration planned at Arkansas Welcome Center (05/10/11)
In recognition of the positive economic, social and cultural impact of the travel and tourism industry in Blytheville, the Arkansas Welcome Center in Blytheville will observe "See America Week/See Arkansas Week" on Thursday.
Blytheville Police reports -- 5-10-11 (05/10/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Mayfest weathers downpour; event called a success (05/10/11)
This year's Mayfest celebration was a reported success, in spite of a sudden downpour which threatened to shut things down.
Blytheville spending infrastructure funds (05/10/11)
It's been almost a year since the city of Blytheville's 1/4-cent infrastructure bond retired, bringing in money to the city for projects rather than using the money to pay off previous work.
Financial health improving for Armorel schools (05/10/11)
Just over a year to the date the district was put on fiscal distress by the state, the financial health of the Armorel School District is improving, according to district Superintendent Bruce Young.
DTF reports -- 5-10-11 (05/10/11)
Recent reports from the Mississippi County Drug Task Force.
Chicks open spring practice (05/10/11)
Blytheville head coach Maurice Moody held Blytheville's first spring practice of 2011 Monday afternoon. Blytheville returns the bulk of its team from last season as Moody enters his second year at the helm.
Nibco, Murphy Express post Coach Pitch wins (05/10/11)
Cal Ripken League, Junior Babe Ruth League and youth softball leagues continued to try to catch up on last week's canceled games Monday night at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Here's a wrap up of the action from Friday and Monday. MONDAY COACH PITCH...
Peggy Brown (05/10/11)
Mrs. Peggy Brown, 78 of Manila, formerly of Gosnell, passed from this life on Sunday, May 8, 2011, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Louis Glen (Ben) Corona (05/10/11)
Mr. Louis Glen (Ben) Corona, 60, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro after a long illness.
Billy Ray Files (05/10/11)
Mr. Billy Ray Files, 77, of Monette, former longtime Marked Tree area resident, died Sunday May 8, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center.
Oliver Gene Marcum (05/10/11)
Mr. Oliver Gene Marcum, 60, of Holly Springs, Miss., died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at his residence.
One community asset stands above all others (05/10/11)
There's one local asset that has stood out over the past week or so. And local residents ought to be thanking their lucky stars we have it.
Writer takes issue with column (05/10/11)
EDITOR'S NOTE: This letter is in response to a column by Pat Ivey, titled, "It's only farmland, right?" Ms. Ivey, I have just read your column, and while I do share most of the sentiments you express, I do have to take issue with a few thing you said...
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