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Stories from Wednesday, November 30, 2011

"Angel Tree" helping kids at Christmas (11/30/11)
Ritter Communications has teamed up with The Salvation Army of Jonesboro to help children in need during this holiday season.
County OKs property tax hike (11/30/11)
A tax hike of 3 mills was approved Tuesday night by the Quorum Court of Mississippi County, with 11 justices voting in favor of the increase.
Blytheville's sales tax rate ranks in middle, statewide (11/30/11)
Though no special election date has been set, in the near future, Blytheville residents are expected to consider a temporary, 1-cent sales tax to pay the $3.2 million delinquent payroll taxes owed to the Internal Revenue Service.
Humane Society readies annual fundraiser (11/30/11)
The Humane Society of Blytheville's annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the former Blytheville Jaycees Building on North Second Street.
Thrift/boutique store opens on East 18 (11/30/11)
Blytheville has a new store that just may be home to some old treasures. "Amayesing Things," located at 4439 E. Highway 18, is a thrift/boutique store that opened in May and is run by owner/operator Barbara Mayes.
Defending state champs too much for inexperienced Chicks (11/30/11)
SIKESTON, Mo.-- The defending Missouri state champion Sikeston Bulldogs gave the Blytheville Chickasaws a rude welcome to the 2011-12 season Tuesday night with a more than convincing, 70-37, win over the Chicks at Sikeston Field House. With a gritty defense that helped the Chicks (0-1) to a 5A-East conference title last winter, Blytheville stayed with the loaded Bulldogs through the first period. Blytheville lead early, 6-5, and trailed 18-13 heading into the second...
Linda Kirby Blakes (11/30/11)
Mrs. Linda Kirby Blakes, 58, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.
These are a few of my favorite things (11/30/11)
In a famous scene from the "The Sound of Music," Maria is attempting to calm the Von Trapp children during a thunderstorm, and she sings, "My Favorite Things."
German shepherds, healthy grandkids and other blessings (11/30/11)
I hope you and yours had a blessed Thanksgiving, and that you were able to spend at least a part of it with family and friends.
Local businesses need better customer service (11/30/11)
The customer is always wrong, or at least they are in Blytheville. If the merchants in Blytheville want the customers to shop locally, then something needs to be done about customer service.The attitude of the workers in most of the places stinks. I am not going to say it's all of the places, but it is in the majority of the places. ...
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