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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Friday, May 10, 2013

Plan will bring Walker Park fountain back to life (05/10/13)
Thursday night, the Blytheville City Council's Finance and Purchasing Committee approved several requisitions, including one that will bring the Walker Park fountain back to life.
Fishing Rodeo set for swan song (05/10/13)
Boys and girls from across the area are invited out to the annual Kiwanis Fishing Rodeo, which will be held from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the Walker Park pond.
Delta Gateway Museum to be open for Mayfest (05/10/13)
The Delta Gateway Museum in downtown Blytheville will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday for Mayfest.
Mayfest organizers prepared for weather (05/10/13)
In case of rain tonight (Friday) or Saturday, several Mayfest events will be relocated.
BGRAA un-condemns building (05/10/13)
The Blytheville-Gosnell Regional Airport Authority is getting ready to make some major improvements to a building that at one time had been condemned and turn the space into a source of revenue.
City evaluating bids for ditch work (05/10/13)
The Blytheville City Council's Streets and Drainage Committee is looking over bids for ditch work in three areas of town.
Blytheville Police reports -- 5-10-13 (05/10/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Tigers avoid upset, advance to quarters (05/10/13)
PINE BLUFF -- Armorel scored on two passed balls late in the game to keep its season alive. Dallas Nicholson followed up a one-run triple with the tying score in the seventh, and Jonathan Porter sprinted home in the ninth with one out to give the Region 2 champion Tigers a 4-3 victory over Kirby on Thursday in the first round of the 1A state baseball playoffs at Taylor Field...
Commentary: Brown tries to put pieces of puzzle in the right places (05/10/13)
The Armorel Tigers won an extra-innings thriller Thursday night against Kirby in the first round of the 1A state tournament at White Hall. Trailing 3-2 with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Dallas Nicholson scored from third on a wild pitch. Jonathan Porter scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a wild pitch as well to extend the Tigers' season at least for another day...
Kiwanis heats up late in win (05/10/13)
Here's a wrap up of Thursday night's Cal Ripken baseball and youth softball action at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. MINOR LEAGUE Kiwanis 9, Rotan Planting 8 Kiwanis scored seven runs over their final two out bats to post a 9-8 comeback win over Rotan Planting...
Margaret Brownlee Shouse (05/10/13)
Margaret Brownlee Shouse, 82, of Blytheville, passed from this life Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City.
Prayer garden offers opportunity for eternal legacy (05/10/13)
When your footsteps become silent and your time on this earth is done, what will be the legacy you have left for years to come? The University of Arkansas has a tradition that when you graduate your name gets etched in one of the many sidewalks that run through campus. Everyone can walk by and read the names of the thousands of people that have left a legacy at the U of A...
5-year plans read like Christmas wish list (05/10/13)
Wow! That is all that can be said after reading the five year plans put fourth in the Courier News. I do not expect this to make it in the paper since the Courier caters to the aristocrats of Blytheville. First of all, I have been assured by the AGFC that they will not stock Walker Park after this year if something is not done to fix it. I think it's time that the people who run this city start catering to all instead of of a select few...
She got 50 yards farther than I did (05/10/13)
Thursday afternoon was winding down in sort of a normal fashion with me in the process of running graduation pictures through Photoshop to end up with a standard size and acceptable resolution.
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