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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Saturday, March 23, 2013

Cooperation between agencies made raid the success it was (03/23/13)
On March 13, the Blytheville Police Department, Osceola Police Department, Mississippi County Sheriff's Office, 2nd Judicial Drug Task Force, Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and U.S. Marshals partnered together to round up more than 100 individuals connected with illegal firearm possession, violent crimes and drug related activities in Arkansas and Missouri...
Hearing set for Monday on Big River Steel project (03/23/13)
Arkansas legislators will meet Monday afternoon to review a report generated by a private consulting firm regarding the state's investment in the Big River Steel project. District 55 Representative Monte Hodges, who co-chairs the Steel Caucus with Senator David Burnett, said that the joint meeting for the House and Senate is set for Monday afternoon, and that all questions and concerns will be addressed and discussed. ...
Blytheville couple enjoyed trip on infamous Carnival Dream (03/23/13)
Blytheville resident Charlie Jean Harris Zlobik, and her husband, Tony, were on board the Carnival Dream cruise liner that was reported having to stop in St. Maarten, in the eastern Caribbean, after having lost power and continue with the rest of the cruise...
Ark. consultants question steel mill incentives (03/23/13)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The incentives Arkansas is offering for a $1.1 billion steel mill erode the benefits the state would otherwise see, but the project's net costs are still comparatively low, consultants hired by the Legislature said Friday. Legislative officials released reports from a pair of consultants hired to look at the Big River Steel facility proposed for Osceola in northeast Arkansas. ...
Blytheville Police Reports 3-24 (03/23/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department: 3/20 Officers were dispatched to South Elm in reference to theft. Missing was an air-conditioning unit valued at $300, a hot water heater valued at $400 and a Kenwood refrigerator valued at $200...
Delores Carney (03/23/13)
Delores Carney, 79, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 22, 2013, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro.
Helen Juanita Foster (03/23/13)
Mrs. Helen Juanita Foster, 71, of West Memphis, formerly of Joiner, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Born Nov. 20, 1941, in Black Oak, she was a retired factory worker and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of West Memphis...
Barbara Ann Foreman (03/23/13)
Barbara Ann Foreman, 48, of Steele, Mo, formerly of Blytheville, died Friday, March 22 at Great River Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carney Funeral Home.
Maxine Brittain Stalcup (03/23/13)
Maxine Brittain Stalcup passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at home in Mountain View. She was born in Oil Trough on Buzzard Roost Road, Oct. 26, 1920. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Lenore Brittain, her husband, J.T. "Charley" Stalcup, a son Charley Stalcup, a granddaughter Mary Maxine Stalcup, and great-grandson Zachery Conley...
We need to keep our animal rights laws intact (03/23/13)
Well, here we go again! I hate to dwell on the negative but, if you are not notifying your congressmen on SB 13 and 14 you best do it or hang up the existing Arkansas animal cruelty as a felony. Once again the bill proposes that only law enforcement personnel, not animal rights groups or individuals, are allowed to investigate complaints of animal cruelty...
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