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Stories from Tuesday, August 23, 2011

BPD ready for County Fair (08/23/11)
Local law enforcement is organizing its efforts to begin security work at the 2011 Mississippi County Fair, which will be held tonight through Saturday at the Mississippi County Fairgrounds at Walker Park
Blytheville teachers to receive bonus (08/23/11)
Teachers in the Blytheville School District will be receiving a bonus in September in appreciation for all of their hard work, according to Superintendent Richard Atwill.
Suspect in Caruthersville cop killing in court (08/23/11)
The next scheduled court appearance for the man accused of killing Caruthersville Police Officer Evan Burns is scheduled for Monday, when a preliminary hearing date will be set.
Legendary night at Ritz (08/23/11)
The Legendary Drifters were at the Ritz Civic Center Saturday night.
Blytheville Police reports -- 8-22-11 (08/23/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Great pumpkin (08/23/11)
Luke Dixon grew this 115-pound pumpkin from Atlantic dill pumpkin variety with a lot of water and fertilizer. Luke, 14, lives east of Dell and is the son of Perry Dixon Jr. and Kerrie Dixon
Stillman Lee Bonner Sr. (08/23/11)
Mr. Stillman Lee Bonner Sr., 76, of Blytheville, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Pauline Russell LaFarlette (08/23/11)
Mrs. Pauline Russell LaFarlette, 80, of Gosnell, passed from this life Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Ila B. McMullin (08/23/11)
Mrs. Ila B. McMullin, 86, of Jackson, Miss., a former resident of Blytheville, passed from this life Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at St. Dominick's Hospital in Jackson.
Louie Ray Wadley (08/23/11)
Mr. Louie Ray Wadley, 85, of Manila, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at his home.
Dennis H. Williams Sr. (08/23/11)
Mr. Dennis H. Williams Sr., 78, of New Albany, Miss., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Miss.
Johnstons marking 50th anniversary (08/23/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnston of Luxora are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, and their family is inviting all their friends to join them in the celebration by attending a drop-in held in their honor.
Participation is the key to a successful county fair (08/23/11)
While you are reading this on Tuesday, I am actually writing it on Sunday, one day before I will find out what, if anything, I will have to enter in the exhibits at this year's Mississippi County Fair.
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