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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Operation Healthy Delta kicks off Monday (07/31/13)
Next Monday, Aug. 5, will begin Operation Healthy Delta, an opportunity for all citizens in the Blytheville region to receive free health care and screenings by military medical personnel, as well as free eye exams and glasses.
Ritz shining spotlight on young artists (07/31/13)
The Arts Council of Mississippi County will be recognizing participants of its youth summer workshops as the Artists of the Month for August.
Group looking to forge path for heritage tourism here (07/31/13)
Local citizens representing a variety of city and privately owned entities met again to discuss Cultural Heritage Tourism in Blytheville Tuesday, with the goal this time to brainstorm new ideas on how to implement this tourism into the community.
Commentary: A Blytheville-Gosnell series is long overdue (07/31/13)
It's hard to believe but in just under a week, prep football will start to get underway in these parts. While most teams, if they have any interest in winning a game or two, have been practicing in some form for most of the summer already, Aug. 5 is the day when teams officially start their full practice season...
Geraldine Franklin Hicks (07/31/13)
Mrs. Geraldine Franklin Hicks, 55, of Blytheville, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro.
Jean W. Layton (07/31/13)
Mrs. Jean W. Layton, 79, of Pocahontas, formerly of Blytheville, passed from this life Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her home.
The evolution of thought on a complex issue (07/31/13)
One summer when I was in high school, my school's show choir traveled to the International Thespian Festival at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.
Nitwit dolts and their PC solutions to non-problems (07/31/13)
Sometimes I wonder if a politically correct world can long survive. It seems that the entire goal of the PC crowd is to make life as dull as possible and much less safe. Evidently they have not heard the old adage that "variety is the spice of life." You can but wonder what the nitwit dolts that sit thinking up new PC solutions to non-problems...
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