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Stories from Saturday, September 3, 2011

Council members ponder options to pay the IRS (09/03/11)
Members of the Blytheville City Council are pondering a proposal from Blytheville Mayor James Sanders, who is asking for a special election seeking a 14-month, 1-cent sales tax to pay the $3.2 million IRS debt. He estimated the tax would generate $3.5 million over 14 months...
Man charged in death of officer gets hearing date (09/03/11)
A preliminary hearing date of Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. has been set for the Hayti/O'Fallon man charged in the death of Caruthersville Police Officer Evan Burns, 28. Deonta Williamson, 29, appeared before Judge Byron Luber last week, when the public defender's office was appointed as counsel for the defendant...
Nucor, church donate to clean-up cause (09/03/11)
The city of Blytheville received donations on Friday for the Cleaner Safer Blytheville clean-up, taking place this Saturday. City Councilmen Stan Parks and John Musgraves were on hand, along with several pastors from across the city, to receive donations from Nucor Yamato Steel, Nucor Steel Hickman and Harvest Time Outreach church, pastored by Terri Brassfield...
New BIS principal White hopes to improve test scores (09/03/11)
Blytheville Intermediate School is pleased to welcome David White as the school's new principal for the 2011-12 year. White is a 1998 graduate of Manila High School and a 2003 graduate of Arkansas State University. He received his masters degree from ASU in 2009...
Chicks escape Osceola with season-opening win (09/03/11)
OSCEOLA -- Any victory over a county rival is a good win, no matter how ugly it is. Blytheville took advantage of four Osceola turnovers, including a fumble when the Seminoles were driving for the tie or the lead midway through the fourth quarter, and the Chicks escaped Seminole Stadium with an 18-6, season-opening victory...
Gosnell drops opener to Dollarway (09/03/11)
PINE BLUFF--The Gosnell Pirates opened the 2011 campaign by dropping a 26-17 decision to the Pine Bluff Dollarway Cardinals Friday night in Pine Bluff. Despite holding onto the ball for nearly twice as many minutes as the Cardinals (31:00 to 17:00), running 17 more plays and collecting six more first downs, the Pirates managed only one touchdown prior to a score with 35 seconds to play in the game. ...
Wilson guides Arkansas past Missouri State 51-7 (09/03/11)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Tyler Wilson threw for 260 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Jarius Wright, Joe Adams tied a Southeastern Conference record with two punt returns for touchdowns and No. 15 Arkansas defeated Missouri State 51-7 on Saturday...
Ark. State loses Freeze's debut to Illinois, 33-15 (09/03/11)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- With just minutes left before halftime, Arkansas State turned a safety and a pair of field goals into a one-point lead on the road against Illinois. But mishaps in the secondary and misses in the passing game cost the Red Wolves that lead and spoiled head coach Hugh Freeze's debut Saturday in a 33-15 loss...
Some insist on doing the wrong thing (09/03/11)
It is very hard to deal with people who insist on doing all the wrong things where their animals are concerned. I guess there will always be in our midst uneducatable people.
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