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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Officers involved in fatal shooting back on leave (07/03/13)
The Blytheville officers involved in the shooting death of 30-year-old Terrence Dawson are back on administrative leave, following a decision from Mayor James Sanders.
Blytheville firemen 'play defense' with fire on Sycamore (07/03/13)
The Blytheville Fire Department played defense Wednesday as a vacant house at 1925 Sycamore St. burned. Fire Chief Mike Carney said firemen got the call Wednesday afternoon and, after determining that the house was vacant, they decided to let it burn in a controlled environment, as opposed to putting firefighters in danger trying to oust the burning building...
Councilman: Municipal airport in poor condition (07/03/13)
Eventually, the city of Blytheville may need a new municipal airport facility.
Police chief offers reminders on fireworks (07/03/13)
Independence Day is a day of celebration and fun, but Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson is urging citizens to refrain from shooting off fireworks within the city limits.
Attorney says county's use of funds legal (07/03/13)
Questions have been raised about the county's usage of money formerly sitting in an account for usage by the county school supervisor, a position which was dissolved by the state of Arkansas.
Blytheville Police reports -- 7-3-13 (07/03/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Dianne Belks (07/03/13)
Dianne Belks, 38, of Blytheville, died Friday, June 28, 2013, in Blytheville.
Julia Mae Franklin (07/03/13)
Julia Mae Franklin, 47, of Blytheville, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Jonesboro.
Ronnie Lee Miller (07/03/13)
Mr. Ronnie Lee Miller, 58, of Blytheville, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.
Nothing is more American than blowing stuff up (07/03/13)
Among holidays, there are few better than the Fourth of July.
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