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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2012

Second lawsuit filed against Blytheville district (09/06/12)
Just beating the deadline to appeal, former Blytheville Primary School Assistant Principal Dee Keiter is suing the Blytheville School District, claiming the school board terminated her contract despite her following district policy involving reporting child abuse.
Sudden storm whips up damage (09/06/12)
A short-lived but powerful storm moved through Mississippi County Wednesday evening, dumping some much-needed rain on the area and causing significant power outages.
ASU reporting growing enrollment figures (09/06/12)
Preliminary, unofficial data at Arkansas State University shows that the university increased its fulltime equivalency (FTE) enrollment, held steady with overall headcount and admitted its most academically talented freshman class in the institution's history.
Candidates asked to fill out CN questionnaire (09/06/12)
The CN has developed a questionnaire for candidates in Blytheville municipal and Mississippi County contested races on the November ballot.
Blytheville Police reports -- 9-5-12 (09/06/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Chicks entertain No. 6 West Memphis (09/06/12)
The Arkansas AP Overall No. 6 ranked West Memphis Blue Devils will come to Blytheville Friday night for their yearly matchup with the Chickasaws. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Haley Field. The Blue Devils (1-0), who finished in a first-place tie last season in the 7A/6A East (1-0), were picked by Hooten's to finish 2nd this season to North Little Rock. West Memphis opened the year with a 41-17 over Ashdown last Friday...
Pirates, Seminoles collide in nonconference matchup (09/06/12)
For the first time in recent history, Gosnell and Osceola clash before conference season begins. The two former conference rivals played each of the previous 10 seasons in the old 3-4A conference. Back in 2002, when there were five classifications instead of seven, Osceola dropped from the old Class 4A to the current Class 4A (3A then), moving into the league with the Pirates. ...
Clouds moving in (09/06/12)
Clouds are pictured moving in at Arkansas Northeastern College before a storm on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Photo submitted by Stdney Swann.
James Edfard Brewer (09/06/12)
Mr. James Edfard Brewer, 60, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Osceola.
Willie Gene Washington Sr. (09/06/12)
Mr. Willie Gene Washington Sr., 71, of Osceola, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Jonesboro.
James Robert Yarbro (09/06/12)
Mr. James Robert Yarbro, 74, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in West Memphis. Born Jan. 14, 1938, in Portageville, Mo., he was a farmer and a Pentecostal.
Fertile soil produces more than just crops (09/06/12)
Blytheville/Gosnell/Armorel-area soil has produced more than cotton and soybeans over the years.
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