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Stories from Wednesday, March 21, 2012

"Deathtrap" coming to Ritz (03/21/12)
The Act 2! community theater group will be presenting the play "Deathtrap" this weekend at the Ritz Civic Center.
JPs eyeing $2.5M fund transfer (03/21/12)
Pending validation from a constitutional attorney, the Quorum Court of Mississippi County will be voting next Tuesday night on moving $2.5 million from the economic development tax fund into the county general fund.
Council advances new rules for trash removal (03/21/12)
During its Tuesday night meeting, the Blytheville City Council moved to adopt a resolution regulating the removal of trash and other materials from private properties.
High Court reviewing Movie Magic case (03/21/12)
The Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to say anew that young people who commit even the most brutal crimes should not be punished as harshly as adults.
Blytheville Police reports -- 3-20-12 (03/21/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Tax forms available (03/21/12)
The Blytheville Public Library is now offering free tax forms for this year's filing season. For more information stop by the Public Library and talk to Jay Ziolco (left) or Gilberta Bradford (right).
Horace 'Arnold' Hicks (03/21/12)
Mr. Horace "Arnold" Hicks, 77, of Blytheville, went to be with the Lord Sunday morning, March 11, 2012, from the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.
Dustin Ray Brady (03/21/12)
Mr. Dustin Ray Brady, 37, of Manila, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at his home.
Dorothy Estelle Jones Francis (03/21/12)
Mrs. Dorothy Estelle Jones Francis, longtime resident of Blytheville and Sherwood, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Rogers.
Henrietta Orene Penney (03/21/12)
Mrs. Henrietta Orene Penney, 95, of Marmaduke, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at Evergreen Health and Rehab in Rector.
Holding mayor's, Council's feet to the fire (03/21/12)
It's been a week since Blytheville voters OK'd a 1-cent sales tax to bail out the city from its multi-million dollar debt to the Internal Revenue Service. I've heard it said more than a couple of times that the tax was the "easy way out" for Mayor James Sanders and the City Council.
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