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Stories from Saturday, November 5, 2011

Court remands dismissed lawsuit against city, water dept. (11/05/11)
The city of Blytheville could be facing another $1 million liability. On Wednesday, the Arkansas Court of Appeals affirmed in part, reversed and remanded in part Mississippi County Circuit Court Judge David Laser's decision to dismiss Blytheville resident Kenyghatta Davis' class-action lawsuit against the city and its water department...
City going after $3.3M grant for road work (11/05/11)
With the help of East Arkansas Planning and Development, the city of Blytheville is going after a $3.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant that would fund street projects on Elm Street and Byrum Road. The TIGER grant, a collaboration of seven northeast Arkansas cities, was submitted last Monday and seeks a total of $16,541,327 in project funds for those cities...
Dr. Condoleezza Rice makes a stop in Blytheville (11/05/11)
Dr. Condoleezza Rice made a stop in Blytheville Friday to talk about her latest book. After spending the the earlier portion of the week appearing on shows like "Hannity," "The Late Show with David Letterman" and "The Daily Show" as well as several others Rice was in Blytheville Friday night, a stop she says is always one of her favorites...
Chicks rout Mustangs to clinch playoff spot (11/05/11)
After a one-year absence, the Blytheville Chickasaws are returning to the 5A state playoffs after a convincing, 41-14 route of the winless Forrest City Mustangs on "Senior Night" Friday night at Haley Field. It was the third year in a row that the Chicks needed to beat Forrest City on the final night of the regular season to secure a playoff berth...
Pirates blend experience, young talent (11/05/11)
The Gosnell Pirates take on the Nettleton Raiders Tuesday night at Gosnell in a AAA benefit game to open the 2011-12 season. This year, head coach Len Whitehead's team has a good mix of experience and youthful talent to compete in a wide opened 3-4A conference...
Humane Society elects board (11/05/11)
This past Tuesday night was indeed a red-letter day for the Humane Society! It was well attended by some say 25 others, say 27. I say what a great meeting!
Here we go again on the tax (11/05/11)
This is getting to be a dumber and dumper thing. Even if we are forgiven, like they did in Gould. We should still find who are responsible and hang their butts. Pardon my French. I put 22 years in the military this would be taken care of in weeks. Of course then, this is not the military...
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