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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Friday, October 7, 2011

Councilman: Street work to begin soon (10/07/11)
The city of Blytheville plans to begin minor street repairs soon, Councilman Stan Parks told his Streets and Drainage Committee Thursday night.
Three resign in ADC probe (10/07/11)
Three resignations have been the result of an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Arkansas Department of Corrections on the Mississippi County Work Release Center.
City looking at $1 million budget shortfall (10/07/11)
Blytheville Mayor James Sanders anticipates about $1 million shortfall in projected revenue for 2011.
First Tee has new program director (10/07/11)
Jeremy Harmon of Caruthersville is First Tee's new program director. Though he's new to the position, he's not new to golf or to First Tee.
Prayer Gardens to benefit entire community (10/07/11)
Citizens of Blytheville can look forward to the construction of a new community feature -- the Blytheville Prayer Gardens at First Christian Church. The gardens are the second phase in an expansion project of the church, but will be meant for use by the entire community.
Blytheville Police reports -- 10-6-11 (10/07/11)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Blytheville-Tech could have playoff implications down road (10/07/11)
Last year's down-to-the-wire loss at Greene County Tech contributed greatly to the Blytheville Chickasaws' absence from the Class 5A state playoffs. The Chicks would have been one of the 5A-East's four representatives had they been on the right side of the 13-8 outcome...
"Ozzy" (10/07/11)
This week's Pet of the Week at the Blytheville Humane Society is "Ozzy," a baby male Wirehaired Terrier. This tri-color puppy is up-to-date with routine shots. For more information, call the Humane Society at 870-838-5512 or send email to [email protected]
"Snoopy 1" stops in town (10/07/11)
The MetLife blimp "Snoppy 1" made an overnight stop Thursday at the Arkansas Aeroplex in Blytheville. The blimp is on its way to Indianapolis, where it will fly over the Chiefs-Colts NFL game Sunday.
Louis Bedford Jr. (10/07/11)
Mr. Louis Bedford Jr., 61, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
William Berry Hester (10/07/11)
Mr. William Berry Hester, 73, of Steele, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in his home.
Lonnie L. Martin (10/07/11)
Mr. Lonnie L. Martin, 78, of Blytheville, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
McDonald, McDaniel plan wedding (10/07/11)
The parents of Dawn McDonald and mother of David McDaniel announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Dawn McDonald and David McDaniel.
St. Louis trip was worth the trouble (10/07/11)
Much as I hated to miss my usual Wednesday afternoon golf game, I had to make an exception this week to take advantage of an early starting time for the Cardinals' last home game in the playoff series against Philadelphia.
Praise for those who donate to Locks of Love (10/07/11)
I have all the love and admiration for the women who contribute their hair to the "Locks of Love" program. Many donors do so because they are getting it done to have a different hairstyle and feel that it goes to individuals who are or who have suffered from hair loss because of cancer treatments. There are some women who do so because of compassion for other people suffering from the results of this dreadful disease...
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