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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Police seeking suspect in homicide case (08/07/12)
Police are searching for 39-year-old Derrick Deshawn Grant in connection with the Monday homicide of Ralph Reno.
New choice available for rural broadband (08/07/12)
Residents of rural Arkansas now have a new choice in high-speed Internet with Verizon's HomeFusion Broadband.
Local companies eyeing expansions (08/07/12)
Several companies in the area are looking to expand their locations and hire more workers, according to county economic developer Clif Chitwood.
Blytheville Police investigating homicide (08/07/12)
The Blytheville Police Department has investigations under way regarding a homicide which took place Monday night.
Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber coming to Ritz (08/07/12)
"The Best of Broadway Featuring the Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber" will open the 2012-13 Series for The Arts Council of Mississippi County on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Rosanne Cash to headline Dyess fundraiser (08/07/12)
Singer-songwriter and author Rosanne Cash will host the second annual Johnny Cash Music Festival on Oct. 5, at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
Blytheville Police reports -- 8-6-12 (08/07/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Zell Vada Grooms (08/07/12)
Mrs. Zell Vada Grooms, 92, of Leachville, passed from this life, Sunday Aug. 5, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Joseph Benjamin Hilliard (08/07/12)
Mr. Joseph Benjamin (Joe B.) Hilliard joined his wife, Pauline, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in the arms of Christ.
Alice Sue Jorn (08/07/12)
Mrs. Alice Sue Jorn, 71, of Manila, passed from this life, Sunday Aug. 5, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.
Cherry Lee McCarter (08/07/12)
Mrs. Cherry Lee McCarter, 68, of Marked Tree, died Thursday in Marked Tree.
A little digging produces answers and movement toward change (08/07/12)
In my column of May 1, I lamented the fact that Mississippi County had not implemented Arkansas Act 1404, which changes the jury pool from those people who register to vote, as it stands now, to those people with driver's licenses and state identification cards.
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