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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Saturday, March 10, 2012

New thrift store to aid Humane Society (03/10/12)
The Blytheville Humane Society will be receiving some much needed help with the opening of a new venue designed to raise money and give locals an old-fashioned gathering place. After several years of reading columns in the CN from longtime animal advocate Shirley Connealy about the desperate needs at the Humane Society, Blytheville resident Nancy Bray decided it was time for her to pitch in and do her part...
White arrested twice, says she was helping BHA resident (03/10/12)
Former Blytheville City Councilwoman Carol White was arrested twice on Saturday for alleged criminal trespass at the Blytheville Housing Authority properties at Clear Lake Apartments. According to the police report, Cpl. Byron St. Laurent was called to the Clear Lake Apartments in reference to two subjects arguing...
Some voters explain their reasoning in CN survey (03/10/12)
The staff of the Courier News conducted an informal exit survey during early voting on the proposed sales tax, which is being held at the Moore Center through Monday evening. Voters were surveyed during morning, lunch time, and evening hours, and were asked to give commentary on why they voted either yes or no for the tax. ...
Dollar General planning store at 6th, Highland (03/10/12)
Tuesday night's Blytheville Planning Commission agenda includes Dollar General, which plans to build a store at Sixth Street and Highland, the site of the old Penn's Barbecue. Judy Andrews of the mayor's office said the area is zoned properly for a Dollar General, but the Planning Commission must make sure it meets the requirements for the overlay district...
Chamber banquet is Monday (03/10/12)
The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce will have its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Briggs/Sebaugh Wellness Center on the campus of Arkansas Northeastern College. The banquet features a tradition the Chamber established in 2005 with the presentation of its annual community excellence awards...
Debunking the myths on spaying and neutering (03/10/12)
True to my promise, I would like to address issues we face with people who do not know how spaying and neutering affects an animal. There are many myths floating about, so hopefully readers will realize there are myths and truths regarding the procedure.
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