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Stories from Thursday, May 19, 2011

Man convicted of murder in stabbing death (05/19/11)
A Blytheville man was sentenced to 80 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder Thursday.
Blytheville Police reports -- 5-19-11 (05/19/11)
Recent reports, according to the Blytheville Police Department.
DTF reports -- 5-19-11 (05/19/11)
Recent reports, according to the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force, Mississippi County unit.
Fisherman rescued from river (05/19/11)
A fishing accident on the Mississippi River led to the necessity of a rescue by Blytheville's Emergency Squad on Wednesday afternoon.
County skipping statewide disaster drill (05/19/11)
Mississippi County is not participating in this week's Arkansas Department of Emergency Management's National Level Exercise because of recent flooding.
BIS recognizes top students (05/19/11)
Blytheville Intermediate School held its Academic Excellence Awards program Tuesday evening.
Testimony under way in stabbing trial (05/19/11)
Takina Douglas died of a 5-inch-deep stab wound to her right chest, said Dr. Stephen Erickson, chief deputy medical examiner at the Arkansas Crime Lab.
Blytheville Police reports -- 5-18-11 (05/19/11)
Recent reports, according to the Blytheville Police Department:
Tigers return to state title game (05/19/11)
The Armorel Tigers are returning to the 1A state baseball finals for the first time since their 2006 state championship. Thanks to a dominant 10-2 win over the Midland Mustangs Wednesday afternoon at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex, the Tigers will meet the Viola Longhorns Saturday in Conway at the University of Central Arkansas for the championship...
Cal Ripken Results 5-19 (05/19/11)
Saturday MAJOR LEAGUE Kiwanis 4, 1st Assembly 2 Kiwanis got all four runs in the third inning on their way to a 4-2 win over 1st Assembly. Tyler Warren (1-3), Jared Wyatt (1-3), Taylor Riggs (1-3), Guy Bennett (1-2) and Carlos Blackmon (2-2) led the way for Kiwanis...
Get your popcorn, here! (05/19/11)
Sam Macre sports interesting headgear while selling peanuts Wednesday during the 1A state tournament semifinals at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Armorel defeated Midland, 10-2, to advance to the state finals against Viola at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway...
Maurene 'Odie' Hawkins (05/19/11)
Maurene "Odie" Hawkins, 85, lifelong resident of Blytheville, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at St Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Tommy James (05/19/11)
Mr. Tommy James, 71, of Osceola, died Friday, May 13, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti.
Paul Jake Robbins (05/19/11)
Mr. Paul Jake Robbins, 86, of Manila, prominent area businessman, entered eternity Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Cater, Fleeman to marry (05/19/11)
Brandi Wayne Carter and Freddie Russell Fleeman, both of Manila, recently announced their engagement and upcoming marriage, set for June 2, 2011.
Let's talk more about Thunder Bayou (05/19/11)
Aside from the fact that lots and lots of rain causes problems and that the city has never seemed to have the money to run the place, I've got to say this ... Thunder Bayou is a beauty.
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