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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Tuesday, July 23, 2013

June death being investigated as homicide (07/23/13)
Detectives are looking for information related to a homicide that took place on Chickasawba Street in late June.
Blytheville district ending fiscal year with upswing (07/23/13)
The Blytheville School District is ending its fiscal year on a positive note, a major upswing from where the district thought it would be back in November.
City looks to get trash pickup on track (07/23/13)
There is no estimated delivery time for the two ordered trash trucks, but Blytheville Public Works Director Marvin Crawford said the city has borrowed a truck from the city of Jonesboro to catch up on trash pickup.
City panel OKs Knight's contract (07/23/13)
The city of Blytheville is one step closer to getting out of the commercial sanitation business.
Morning storm rolls through town (07/23/13)
Skies started to clear up Tuesday morning after a brief rain storm that left several Entergy customers without power in Blytheville and roughly half a dozen more out in the southern part of the county.
Local pageants well-represented at Miss Arkansas (07/23/13)
The NEA Association, which sponsors the River Delta, Lights of the Delta and Northeast Arkansas Scholarship Pageants was well represented and recognized at the 2013 Miss Arkansas Pageant.
Ward meeting set for Saturday (07/23/13)
A Blytheville ward meeting, sponsored by Councilman R.L. Jones, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Blytheville Public Library.
Sanders appointed to council post (07/23/13)
Blytheville Mayor James Sanders has been appointed to chairman of the Public Safety Advisory Council by Pea Ridge Mayor Jackie Crabtree, the newly elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League.
Blytheville Police reports -- 7-23-13 (07/23/13)
Recent reports from the Blytheville Police Department:
Casons punch state tournament ticket (07/23/13)
The Blytheville ANC Casons will begin play in the AAA Legion State Tournament at 5 p.m. tonight. Tuesday night against Rogers in Mountain Home. The Casons qualified for the tournament with an 8-5 win Saturday night against Paragould. Ty Wagganer went the distance striking out 10 while allowing five runs on eight hits over nine innings pitched...
Mitchel Fryer (07/23/13)
Master Sgt. (retired) Mitchel Fryer, 65, of Blytheville, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis.
Dorothy Boone Halsell (07/23/13)
Mrs. Dorothy Boone Halsell, 66, of Conway passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013.
Joyce Marie Patterson (07/23/13)
Joyce Marie Patterson, 51, of Manila, passed from this life, Sunday July 21, 2013, at the UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.
Bonnie Kendrick (07/23/13)
Mrs. Bonnie Jean Kendrick, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, July 22, 2013, at hospice.
Robert Nolen Wilson (07/23/13)
Mr. Robert Nolen Wilson, 58, of Manila, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at his home.
The bittersweet story of Little Bird (07/23/13)
It is strange how some of God's tiniest creatures can make the biggest impact on our lives. This is the tale of one of them.
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