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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Tuesday, May 1, 2012

City buys another month of landfill services (05/01/12)
As of late Monday afternoon, Blytheville officials bought the city one more month of landfill services by making a payment to Mississippi County on delinquent landfill fees.
Museum hosting student art exhibit (05/01/12)
The Young Arkansas Artists Traveling Exhibition will be on display at Delta Gateway Museum beginning Wednesday, and continuing through Friday, May 18.
Corn, sorghum rice planting nearly complete; Cotton halfway (05/01/12)
Corn, sorghum and rice planting are nearly complete and cotton planting has hit the halfway mark in Arkansas, according to Monday's crop progress report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Daffodil Dinner raises $5,000+ for Cancer Society (05/01/12)
The North Mississippi County Relay for Life held its seventh annual Daffodil Dinner and Auction April 13 at the Holiday Inn Ball Room.
Blytheville Police reports -- 4-26-12 (05/01/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Kirk resigns baseball coaching duties (05/01/12)
Blytheville athletic director David Hixson certainly has his hands full lately. While he is currently trying to fill the position he had as head basketball coach for 21years, he now has to look for a new baseball coach. This year, the Chicks have currently compiled a record of 1-22 overall and 0-14 in the 5A-East with two games left...
Hoops coaching search continues (05/01/12)
Four weeks since former Blytheville head basketball coach and current athletic director David Hixson announced his retirement from the coaching scene, the search still continues for his successor. While Hixson originally had hoped to have a replacement by the end of April, he feels that he still may be two weeks away from finding the right person...
Defending state champs win fourth straight district title (05/01/12)
ARMOREL -- The Armorel Tigers continued their dominance in the 1A-3 district tournament. With shutout wins on Friday night over Weiner and Saturday night against Crowley's Ridge Academy, the defending 1A state champion Tigers captured their fourth district title in a row and fifth in seven years...
Bobby Gene Potter (05/01/12)
Mr. Bobby Gene Potter, 69, of Paragould, died Monday, April 30, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Robert Ware (05/01/12)
Mr. Robert Ware, 92, of Lorraine, departed this life Thursday, April 19, 2012, at New Life Hospice in Lorraine, following a lengthy illness.
Elections should be more than an inconvenience (05/01/12)
I was disappointed Saturday to see the very small number of Mississippi County residents who came out to meet and greet our candidates for the upcoming elections for the offices of state and U.S. representative, among others.
Free golf lessons may violate state constitution (05/01/12)
In reference to the newspaper article pertaining to golf course lessons, it is this person's opinion that the furnishing of golf balls, clubs and the golf course owned by the city for the free golf course lessons is a violation of the state constitution. ...
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