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Stories from Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Business center open in Magnolia Square (08/17/11)
There's a new place in town for all of your fax, copy and Internet needs.
Pryor tours local plants (08/17/11)
United States Senator Mark Pryor spent Wednesday morning in the Blytheville area, touring Nucor-Yamato and IPSCO, and meeting and speaking to employees at each company. Pryor, who serves on the U.S. Senate's Appropriations and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committees, said that the nation could learn a lot from the people of Mississippi County, who have worked together to stay strong during a tough time for the country...
Council OKs deal to recoup water income (08/17/11)
Tuesday night, the Blytheville City Council unanimously approved an $87,500 offer of compromise with Northeast Mississippi County Water Association, which apparently did not pay for some Blytheville water in 2010 and part of 2009.
Woman has won more than 1,600 ribbons at fair (08/17/11)
The Mississippi County Master Gardeners have been working diligently to make people more aware of the opportunities to be a participant in this year's Mississippi County Fair.
Local doctor talks tobacco addiction (08/17/11)
The smart way to end a tobacco addiction is to "fight fire with fire" by using medications formulated for this purpose, according to Dr. Valencia Pirtle, who spoke Monday night at a meeting of the Tobacco Coalition at First MB Church.
Body of missing girl found (08/17/11)
DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. -- In a release from the Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder, Senath Police Chief Omar Karnes, and Dunklin County Prosecuting Attoreny Stephen P. Sokoloff have confirmed that law enforcement officers working the investigation of the disappearance of 3-year-old BreeAnn Rodriguez have located what are believed to be the child's remains near the floodway ditches northeast of Hornersville, Mo., approximately eight miles southeast of her home in Senath, Mo.. ...
Raymond David Paschal (08/17/11)
Mr. Raymond David Paschal, 82, of Blytheville, passed from this life Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, in Gosnell.
Tom Wesley Humphrey (08/17/11)
Mr. Tom Wesley Humphrey, 76, of Tyronza, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Tony Laffoon (08/17/11)
Mr. Tony Laffoon, 39, of Little Rock, formerly of Leachville, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
William 'Bill' Straehley Tucker Sr. (08/17/11)
Mr. William "Bill" Straehley Tucker Sr., 94, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at his home.
Which candidate is the most intelligent? (08/17/11)
The 2012 presidential election is less than 15 months away, and the campaign is already in full swing. This is especially true on the Republican side, where devotees cast ballots last weekend in a straw poll in the early caucus state of Iowa.
Hospital system on the rebound (08/17/11)
In 2003, Baptist Hospital System was operating the Mississippi County Hospital. We were doing very well. We had doctors, money and were prospering.
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