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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Stories from Friday, August 2, 2013

Design firm wants to pitch concept plan for museum (08/02/13)
The professional design firm charged with marketing and designing exhibits for the Delta Gateway Museum has presented its final concept plan.
Annual Kids Day set for Saturday (08/02/13)
The 26th Annual Kids Day back-to-school youth program is scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Williams Park.
City, county, ADC partnering to clean up ditch (08/02/13)
The city of Blytheville is partnering with the county and the Arkansas Department of Corrections to clean up a ditch behind Basin Street.
Arkansas tax-free weekend is here (08/02/13)
Tax-free weekend in the state of Arkansas takes place this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.
Summer program ends with fun day (08/02/13)
Holy Tabernacle, pastored by John and Linda Blair, recently held a day of fun and celebration for those who were a part of the church's summer feeding program which included games, bouncy castles and a visit from the Blytheville Fire Department.
Mother Nature doing her thing with former air base (08/02/13)
I reported for duty at Blytheville Air Force Base on 6 June, 1966. When I drove in the main gate, I was immediately impressed with the neatness and cleanliness of the base. The grass was all mowed and edged and all the buildings were painted and well-maintained. This base remained in this state of appearance and upkeep until the base was closed in 1992...
Praise for pond, parks; rant for weeds, roads (08/02/13)
I just wanted to thank Elroy Brown for saving the pond at Walker Park and about what he has done for the geese. I've lived here all my life and I adore the park. I used to be a big-time walker back in the day, but due to the violent things that happen sometimes, my husband refuses to let me walk alone now, but occasionally, we will walk together. That's a shame it has to be that way, but it is. But I love the view of the water, the bridge, the geese, the trees. It's very pleasant out there...
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