[Nameplate] Fair ~ 41°F  
High: 46°F ~ Low: 25°F
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Friday, June 10, 2011

UPDATED: Audit report says City of Blytheville owes IRS $3.8 million (06/10/11)
The Internal Revenue Service has notified the city that the delinquent payroll tax bill was $3,847,555 as of Dec. 31, 2010, according to the 2008/2009 state legislative audit report, released Thursday afternoon. The figure includes $2,805,320 in unpaid taxes and penalties and interests of $1,042,235, according to the report...
Blytheville Police reports -- 6-10-11 (06/10/11)
Blytheville police officers recently filed the following incident reports:
Know the Law: Parking regulations (06/10/11)
City of Blytheville Ordinance 1646: An ordinance restricting parking in residential zoned districts.
Museum director questioning roof repair bill (06/10/11)
Delta Gateway Museum director Leslie Hester sought advice from the Blytheville City Council's Parks and Recreation Committee Thursday, opining a Senath company unfairly charged the city for water testing the Kress Building roof.
Residents urged to be careful in heat (06/10/11)
With unseasonably hot temperatures in the forecast for the next several days, Capt. Ricky Jefferson of the Blytheville Police Department reminds everyone of the dangers the extreme heat can cause for people and pets.
Area bands to take Ritz stage (06/10/11)
"Support Live Music" will return to the stage of the Ritz Civic Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, with several area bands taking the stage.
Murder suspect accused in shooting (06/10/11)
A Blytheville man has been charged with two counts of first-degree battery and two counts of carrying a gun as a weapon after two people were shot Wednesday afternoon at a home on Denny Street.
BHS cheerleaders receive NCA invite (06/10/11)
Members of the Blytheville High School cheerleading team on June 8 received a bid to participate in the National Cheerleading Association's national championship competition next January in Dallas. Just receiving the bid, according to team sponsor Sara Jenkins, is a "huge honor, as only a small percentage of squads throughout the country are selected for these bids."...
Games galore this weekend at Sportsplex (06/10/11)
There's plenty going on at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex this weekend. On Friday night, Cal Ripken League, Junior Babe Ruth League and youth softball leagues will make up games that were cancelled Thursday night. Saturday, the 10-U and 14-U district softball tournaments begin at 9 a.m. and will continue throughout the day...
Casons beat Searcy for first victory (06/10/11)
SEARCY -- With the game tied 0-0 through three innings, it seemed like Searcy's 7-6 loss to the Blytheville Century 21 McWaters Casons on Thursday night would focus more on defense than anything. But defense quickly turned to offense in the fourth inning when Searcy scored four runs to take a 4-1 lead...
"Connor" (06/10/11)
This week's Pet of the Week at the Blytheville Humane Society is Connor, an small, but grown Chihuahua. Connor is very loving, is housebroken and is neutered. He gets along well with other dogs, cats and children. He isn't clingy, but does not want to be alone, as he has been abandoned in the past. For more, call the Humane Society at 870-838-5512 or send email to [email protected]
Summer seems ahead of schedule this year (06/10/11)
Officially, the first day of summer is June 20 or 21, when the sun reaches "summer soltice," or when the sun appears at its furthest point to the north of the year, which produces the longest day of the year.
© 2013 Blytheville Courier News