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Stories from Thursday, August 30, 2012

Judge affirms residency for Wes Wagner (08/30/12)
A Pulaski County judge has affirmed the residency of a northeast Arkansas candidate running for the state House of Representatives.
Blytheville native competing on CBS's "Survivor" (08/30/12)
This season's airing of CBS's hit reality show "Survivor" will feature a Blytheville native. Dana Lambert, 32, has resided in North Carolina for the past seven years, but calls Mississippi County her home.
Flood threat looms as Isaac takes aim at Arkansas (08/30/12)
Isaac began its slow march Thursday into Arkansas, where the weakening tropical storm could drop more rain in two days than some areas have seen in months.
Blytheville Police reports -- 8-29-12 (08/30/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
A day early, Chickasaws, Seminoles kick off the 2012 season tonight (08/30/12)
The 2012 season for the Blytheville Chickasaws begins with a new head coach but against an old rival. The Chicks will hit the field Thursday night under the leadership of Vince McCrosky for the first time against the Osceola Seminoles. The Chicks have either won or tied the last six meetings against Osceola including last year's 18-6 road victory. The last time Osceola defeated Blytheville was a 40-6 victory in 2005...
Gary Moody era begins Friday night as Pirates host 5A FC Mustangs (08/30/12)
The Pirates are ready to hit someone in a different jersey. With no scrimmage this year, Gosnell's first opportunity to see live action is Friday night, when the rebuilding Pirates host future Arkansas Razorback Tevin Beanum and the Forrest City Mustangs...
GJHS game with Kennett canceled (08/30/12)
GOSNELL -- Tonight's scheduled Gosnell-Kennett junior high football game here has been canceled. It will not be made up because Kennett isn't fielding a junior high team this season.
Missco set to begin 11th season (08/30/12)
Missco Junior Football League kicks off its 11th season Saturday. "We're excited," Missco co-founder John Mayberry said. The league, for 10-12-year-olds, has seven 25-man teams -- the Prunity Enterprise Cardinals, A1 Eagles, Dawson Employment Cowboys, Charles Strong Rec Center Luxora Panthers, Southern Bancorp Vikings, Farmers Bank Steelers and Osceola Chargers...
When newsmakers talk, it's always news (08/30/12)
The other day an elected official got a little upset over something in the newspaper. That's not really anything new. What this individual failed to realize is: anything newsworthy said before or after a meeting adjourns is just as printable as remarks made during the meeting.
Gosnell mayor has praise for hospital (08/30/12)
Recently, my wife had a hysterectomy at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. We were very impressed at the kind, thoughtful and professional service we received. I would like to thank Dr. Shahriari and his surgical team, also his office staff, hospital administration, the entire Women's Clinic, especially Nurse Sharon, Nurse Viki, Nurse Kim, Nurse Gwen and Nurse Brittany. ...
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