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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Missing Gosnell man's car found in Mountain Home (10/23/12)
The missing Gosnell man's car has been found, according to Gosnell Police Chief Bobby Trump. Late Tuesday afternoon, Trump told the Courier News that 21-year-old Josh Wilson's car was found in Mountain Home with the keys in it as well as his personal belongings...
Council members to discuss jail fees at meeting (10/23/12)
The Blytheville City Council will meet with Municipal League attorney Mike Mosley at 2:30 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Municipal Courtroom.
County offices get numbers for proposed cuts (10/23/12)
The Mississippi County Quorum Court meets at 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) at the Osceola courthouse, and discussions are likely to center around the county's most pressing issue -- a need for drastic budget cuts.
Police probing possible homicide (10/23/12)
Blytheville Police are investigating a possible homicide after a shooting early Monday morning.
Public hearing held on BHS charter school plan (10/23/12)
Members of the community had an opportunity to take part in a discussion about plans for a New Tech School District Conversion Charter for Blytheville High School during a public hearing Monday night.
Blytheville district gives annual report (10/23/12)
The Blytheville School District gave its annual Public Report Monday night, and while school improvements in literacy and math are still a key focus, Assistant Superintendent Sandra Hughey said the district is making great strides in working its way toward being considered proficient by state standards.
Early voting begins for upcoming election (10/23/12)
Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin predicted that 65 percent of voters will cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 election, as residents began voting early throughout the state Monday.
Family seeking help finding missing Gosnell man (10/23/12)
The family of a young man from Gosnell is asking the public's help in locating him. Josh Wilson, 21, left his family's house Sunday morning and his whereabouts as of presstime today (Tuesday) remain unknown.
Blytheville Police reports -- 10-22-12 (10/23/12)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Commentary: Pirates bounce back; now have a shot at hosting playoff game (10/23/12)
Even the most faithful Pirate fan couldn't have seen this coming. After starting the year 0-3, Gosnell has won four of its last five -- all in 3-4A play -- with a chance to host a playoff game. The latest victory was surprising to some, a 34-12 win at then 6-1 Pocahontas...
Patsy Ann Bishop (10/23/12)
Mrs. Patsy Ann Bishop, 62, of Marked Tree, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Marked Tree.
Mary Lucille Beggs Edgin (10/23/12)
Mrs. Mary Lucille Beggs Edgin, 93, of Arbyrd, the widow of Mr. George Edgin, died Sunday Oct. 21, 2012, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette.
Mary Frances (Buck) Long (10/23/12)
Mary Frances (Buck) Long, 86, of Waller, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in the home in Magnolia, Ark.
Marshall V. Malone (10/23/12)
Mr. Marshall V. Malone, 86, of Blytheville, passed from this life Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Book reviews and other writing projects (10/23/12)
This is one of those weeks when I just can't find enough hours or energy to finish every project that seems to just spring to life around me. Fast approaching is something to which I have been looking forward since I heard about it -- the National Novel Writing Month...
Yard of the Month program builds pride (10/23/12)
The Ladybug Garden Club would like to thank the residents of Blytheville who have been working in their yards. As our team of judges have driven through the five areas looking at all yards and especially those nominated each month, we are so proud of all those who are helping to beautify their neighborhood...
Blytheville proves it's still home (10/23/12)
Many people speak to the decline of the Arkansas Delta, while others encourage mass exodus from these areas. There are those to say that "there is nothing here," or it is "boring." This past weekend of Oct. 12-13, 2012, was a testimony that while some things have left Blytheville and some things have actually changed, there is still a lot of good in the community -- namely, the people...
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