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Stories from Saturday, October 6, 2012

Finance director's 'bondability' questioned (10/06/12)
If a claim ever occurs involving city of Blytheville finance director LaVera Kuykendall, it may not be covered under the Arkansas Fidelity Bond Trust Fund Self-Insured Fidelity Bond Program because she plead guilty to a misdemeanor theft of public benefits in 2003...
911 call saves mother's life (10/06/12)
When emergency medicine student Robyn Crumbaugh collapsed from septic shock in the middle of the night on Sept. 20, her six-year-old daughter, Candice, was quick to respond -- and doctors say that she probably saved her mom's life. On that Thursday, Candyce was feeling ill all day, but said that she didn't pay much attention to it...
Barbara Baughn Bruton (10/06/12)
Barbara Baughn Bruton, 93, of Little Rock, passed away October Wednesday, October 3, 2012. She was born in Canalou, Mo., and lived her early life in Senath, Mo. She also lived for many years in Blytheville and in Manchester, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, A. D. Baughn and Erma Ward Baughn Royal...
Blytheville Police reports -- 10-5-12 (10/06/12)
Recent reports, according to the Blytheville Police Department:
Josephine Ann Kee (10/06/12)
Mrs. Josephine Ann Kee, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. She was born Sept. 22, 1923, the daughter of the late Francesco Marconi and Carilli Marconi (Frozetta), she was born in Jamaica, N.Y. She was married in Portland, Maine, on October 3, 1944, to the late Carl H. Kee. Mrs. Kee was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Humboldt, Tenn...
LaVerne Dueker Billman (10/06/12)
Mrs. LaVerne Dueker Billman, 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. LaVerne was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Jim Billman; her parents, Clarence and Fern Dueker; her twin sister, LaVonne; and her brother, Donald...
Carrie Jo Jones (10/06/12)
Carrie Jo "Josie" Jones, 36, of Manila, passed from this life, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a 1993 graduate of Manila High School and had lived most of her life in Manila. She received an associate degree in nursing from Mississippi County Community College and worked as a nurse and office manager in her husband's medical practice in Blytheville...
A tale of two kitties (10/06/12)
I rather expect the majority of the readers have read or at least heard of "The Tale of Two Cities." Betcha never heard of the tale of the two kitties?
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