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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, January 30, 2013

New plant has local leaders excited (01/30/13)
County officials are excited about Tuesday's announcement of the largest economic development project in the history of Arkansas, a new steel mill which will locate near Osceola.
Steel mill funding in hands of Legislature (01/30/13)
Arkansas legislators will soon be considering legislation to provide the startup funding for Big River Steel, the $1.1 billion steel mill set to be built just south of Osceola.
Gosnell beefing up school security (01/30/13)
Gosnell school administrators discussed amped up safety plans for their campuses at Monday night's district board meeting.
Blytheville Schools adding resource officer (01/30/13)
Blytheville Schools will be adding another resource officer after what was considered a "generous" offer from the Blytheville Police Department.
Suspects arraigned in District Court (01/30/13)
Two men have been arraigned in connection with a recent armed robbery and aggravated robbery following arrests made by Blytheville Police Department.
Blytheville Police reports -- 1-30-13 (01/30/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Chicks' playoff hopes dimming after loss to Nettleton (01/30/13)
A week ago, Blytheville head coach Jeff Flanigan said that the Chicks' window to make the 5A state playoffs was closing. "It might not be open wide enough to jump out of," he said before taking on Forrest City. "But it's still open where we can squeeze out of."...
Howe reinjures ankle, but Pirates pull away in 2nd half (01/30/13)
GOSNELL -- Despite playing without their leading scorer, the Class 4A third-ranked Gosnell Pirates heated up in the third quarter Tuesday night, turning a one-point halftime lead into a double-digit advantage en route to a 73-57 win over Valley View at the Gosnell Physical Education Building...
Walker Park wildlife (01/30/13)
Geese and ducks are pictured swimming at the pond in Walker Park with new goose-away light beacon in the background. Photo submitted by CN reader Dave.
Elmer 'Mac' Golden (01/30/13)
Mr. Elmer "Mac" Golden, 84, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Steele.
Stanley Hojnacki (01/30/13)
Mr. Stanley Hojnacki, 65, of Blytheville, passed from this life Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro.
Super Bowl XLVII: The good and the bad (01/30/13)
So I guess there's some kind of football game or something being played this weekend. You'd never guess. The NFL really needs to think about doing a little marketing for this so-called "Super Bowl" -- you know, let people know it's coming.
Refurbing base housing should be priority (01/30/13)
Why does Blytheville leadership stand idly by while the city of Blytheville dies? Driving around the BGRAA complex and the Westminster retirement village, it can be seen that both are rapidly deteriorating beyond repair. There exists so many opportunities to salvage the base facilities, to greatly improve the Blytheville economy while deferring the high cost of tearing down the deteriorated facilities, and no one in leadership appears to give a hoot. ...
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