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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Brick wall falls onto Moultrie (02/20/13)
Traffic came to a halt for a brief time Tuesday afternoon when bricks from the Blytheville Compress collapsed onto Moultrie, across from the Kroger parking lot.
Erroneous language delays wastewater rate hike (02/20/13)
Erroneous language forced the Blytheville City Council to pull a proposal that would raise wastewater rates 10 percent, Tuesday night.
County close to wrapping up digital record project (02/20/13)
The summer of 2013 is expected to see the conclusion of a five-year project contracted out by the Mississippi County to digitize all of its archived courthouse records.
Dispatchers complete E911 course (02/20/13)
Blytheville Police Department dispatchers Robin Haught and Martha Washington recently completed a weeklong E911 Telecommunicator Course at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in Camden.
Blytheville Police reports -- 2-20-13 (02/20/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Local teams eye state tourney berths (02/20/13)
Mississippi County will be well represented in this year's regional basketball tournaments beginning tonight throughout the state. In the 4A East Region in Heber Springs, the 3-4A district tournament champion Gosnell Pirates begin their quest for their first trip to the state tournament since 2010 at 8:30 tonight against Batesville Southside...
Chicks fall to GCT (02/20/13)
PARAGOULD--The Blytheville Chickasaws dropped their 10th game in a row with a 65-47 loss to the Greene County Tech Golden Eagles Tuesday night. Blytheville (4-22, 1-12 5A-East) trailed 19-12 after one period, 32-24 at halftime and 53-35 heading into the fourth...
Gladys Smith (02/20/13)
Mrs. Gladys Smith, 84, of Blytheville, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home.
Media coverage of pope sure to be criticized (02/20/13)
When it comes to the resignation of Pope Benedict and the soon-to-be-named new leader of the Catholic Church, the mainstream news media is pretty much damned no matter what it does.
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