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Stories from Saturday, June 25, 2011

Hodges denies any affiliation with White (06/25/11)
Blytheville City Council president Monte Hodges said he has no affiliation with former appointed and controversial City Councilwoman Carol White, and he sees a unified front nearly six months into the new administration. "I want to make it perfectly clear there is no association with me and Carol White," Hodges said. ...
Police probe variety of reports (06/25/11)
The following reports were recently filed by officers of the Blytheville Police Department. On Friday, a resident of Village Street reported their car tags had been stolen. A N. 6th Street resident reported a vehicle window had been broken and $20 cash stolen. Repairs to the window were estimated at $250...
Local residents "Walk for a Non-Violent Community' (06/25/11)
Local residents, including Blytheville City Councilman Monte Hodges ( far right) participated in a "Walk for a Non-Violent Community" in honor of Linda Bedford, who was stabbed to death four years ago. The murder inspired Terika Guy to coordinate and sponsor the "Walk for a Non-Violent Community" down McHaney from Wheeler's Daycare to Williams Park, Saturday afternoon. ...
Boys and Girls Club holds fundraiser (06/25/11)
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Mississippi County held their annual Steak and Burger Dinner fundraising event Friday evening at the Holiday Inn in Blytheville. Supporters were entertained with performances by the Boys and Girls Club choir and drumline, as well as words from participants of the program on how it has shaped their lives...
BPD, ASP investigating meters found at scrap yard (06/25/11)
The Blytheville Police Department and the Arkansas State Police are investigating why several water meters wound up at a local scrap metal business. Late Friday afternoon, Blytheville police chief Ross Thompson said in a statement: "Late last week several water meters were discovered at a local scrap metal yard. ...
Board to meet on request for old Bonanza building (06/25/11)
The Blytheville Planning Commission will hold an emergency meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Courtroom to discuss a request by Tommy Abbott, who wants to move his Delta Auto Parts business to 1019 East Main, the site of the old Bonanza building...
Church tries to stop violence (06/25/11)
For the second year in a row, one Blytheville church is trying to stop the vicious cycle of violence, drug abuse and crime by teaching children that life doesn't have to include these things. God's Holy Temple, pastored by Bishop Randy Crenshaw, recently completed this summer's sessions of "Stop the Violence."...
Pathway holds summer outreach at Capri (06/25/11)
Pathway Church of God on Highway 18 in Blytheville is moving part of its ministry into the city with a kids summer outreach program in the Capri Apartments mall at 207 Moultrie. From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through July 28, kids ages 4 through 12 throughout the community are invited to come and participate in the activities...
Blytheville 10s lose one, tie one in District (06/25/11)
The Blytheville 10-year-old all stars had an interesting day Saturday during pool play of the 10-year-old district tournament at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. After losing their opening round game to Osceola, 6-3, Blytheville appeared to have beaten NEA Central in their second game of the tournament. ...
James A. Howerton (06/25/11)
Mr. James A. Howerton, 58, of Leachville, formerly of the Blytheville area, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011. He was born in Mississippi County Dec. 4, 1952, to Edna R. Howerton and James E. Howerton. A sister, Renee, and a brother, Glenn, preceded him in death...
Don't leave dead dogs lying around (06/25/11)
We are faced with a concern that will be offensive to the perpetrators, but very disgusting to us. Something that just must be addressed here. It may be preaching to the choir but, it still must be approached.
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