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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Thursday, June 14, 2012

Gosnell board takes action at meeting (06/14/12)
The Gosnell school board addressed a number of items at Wednesday night's school board meeting.
Day in the Life: School Maintenance Supervisor Don Jenkins (06/14/12)
Don Jenkins is the maintenance supervisor for the Blytheville Public School district. Jenkins has served the district for 17 years, working behind the scenes with his crew to keep the school in tip-top shape.
Charges upgraded in fatal wreck case (06/14/12)
The charges against a Blytheville, man involved in a fatal wreck have been upgraded from a Class C felony to a Class B felony.
Paws to the Pavement event is Saturday (06/14/12)
The Blytheville Humane Society will hold its annual Paws to the Pavement fundraising event this weekend at its facility at the Arkansas Aeroplex.
Red Cross gets set for Learn to Swim program (06/14/12)
The Northeast Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross is currently taking registrations for its Learn to Swim courses. Registration runs through June 22.
Blytheville Police reports -- 6-13-12 (06/14/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
McCrory's Moody new GHS football coach (06/14/12)
GOSNELL -- Gosnell has found a new football coach. The Gosnell school board officially hired Gary Moody to fill the vacancy left by former head football coach, Brian Sims, at Wednesday night's school board meeting. "I've talked to a lot of people and I think you'll find that this is the best person for this job," said High School principal Len Whitehead before recommending to the board that the district hire Moody, who is not related to former Blytheville football coach, Maurice Moody...
Wierzbicki blanks Wynne (06/14/12)
The Blytheville Century 21 McWaters Casons played their first home game of the season Wednesday night and gave the home crowd a 2-0 win over Wynne at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. The Casons are now 5-3 overall and 1-1 in zone play. Matt Wierzbicki went the distance for the Casons pitching seven scoreless innings and allowing just two hits and one walk while striking out eight...
Eric Burton (06/14/12)
Mr. Eric Burton, 51, of Blytheville, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at his home.
Dr. Bob Shields Edwards (06/14/12)
Dr. Bob Shields Edwards, 79, of Little Rock, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 11, 2012.
James Olan McDermott (06/14/12)
Mr. James Olan McDermott, 75, of Blytheville, died peacefully at home with his loved ones around him Tuesday, June 12, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.
Mary Sue Poplin (06/14/12)
Mary Sue Poplin, 85, of Blytheville, the mother of Roy Poplin Blytheville, died Wednesday at Gosnell Healthcare.
Rubystine Young (06/14/12)
Mrs. Rubystine Young, 51, of Jonesboro, died Monday, June 11, 2012, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.
Blytheville residents pay twice for jail (06/14/12)
The county and city of Blytheville appear headed to court over the ongoing jail fees saga.
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