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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, February 13, 2013

City eyeing options on sewer rate increase (02/13/13)
Blytheville Wastewater Superintendent Kenneth Ellis believes his department could function with the smaller of the two sewer rate increases on the table.
Blount's residency discussed at Gosnell council meeting (02/13/13)
Questions over Gosnell City Councilman Eric Blount's residency were again raised and hotly debated in the council's regular meeting Tuesday night.
BGRAA building loading dock for company (02/13/13)
The Blytheville/Gosnell Regional Airport Authority is moving forward with the construction of a transfer station for Flowers Bakery Company after discrepancies with the location of the facility's loading dock.
Not all schools out for Presidents Day (02/13/13)
While many local schools are preparing to have Monday off in celebration of Presidents Day, one local school district will be having classes.
Blytheville Police reports -- 2-13-13 (02/13/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Scoring drought proves costly for Chicks (02/13/13)
JONESBORO -- The Blytheville Chickasaws dropped to 4-20 on the season and 1-10 in the 5A-East after a 65-53 loss to the Nettleton Raiders Tuesday night. Accustomed to scoring lulls, usually in the second half of a game, the Chicks went nearly six minutes over the first and second period without scoring a point as Nettleton (18-6, 6-5 5A-East) built an early first half cushion that the Chicks could never overcome...
Robert L. Campbell (02/13/13)
Mr. Robert L. Campbell, 83, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro.
Rosetta Smith Taylor Kelley (02/13/13)
Mrs. Rosetta Smith Taylor Kelley, 87, of Jonesboro, formerly of Caraway and Blytheville, passed from this life Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Mickey Allen Prewett (02/13/13)
Mr. Mickey Allen Prewett, 62, of Kennett, Mo., formerly of Dell, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at his home.
Wrestling deserves a place in the Olympics (02/13/13)
From the files of "things that annoy me but nobody else really cares about" is this week's news that the IOC -- the board the governs the Olympic Games -- has voted to drop wrestling as an Olympic sport, beginning in 2020.
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