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The Daily Dunklin Democrat
Craig retires after 26 years at National HealthCareshe first went to LPN school at the Kennett Vo-Tech, and then she went on Missi
Craig retires after 26 years at National HealthCare
The Daily Dunklin Democrat / Posted 3 hours ago
she first went to LPN school at the Kennett Vo-Tech, and then she went on Mississippi County Community College in Blytheville to obtain her RN degree. "For eight years I worked at the hospital," said Craig. "Six of those were as an LPN in... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Dexter man dies in motorcycle, car crash on Hwy. 25 in Cape Girardeau Co.center raising money for bucket truckSenior center raising money for bucket tru
Dexter man dies in motorcycle, car crash on Hwy. 25 in Cape Girardeau Co.
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 hours ago
center raising money for bucket truckSenior center raising money for bucket truck The Westminster Senior Center in Blytheville is asking for the community's help in keeping the senior citizens safe. The Westminster Senior Center in... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
A Better Region 8: Competitive pay for policeis now. There is still a lot of work to do when it comes to pay for Region 8’s
A Better Region 8: Competitive pay for police
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 20 hours ago
is now. There is still a lot of work to do when it comes to pay for Region 8’s law enforcement officers. Recently, the Blytheville Police Department took on the issue too. In a Region 8 exclusive report, Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas teen gets 30-year term in killingBLYTHEVILLE -- An 18-year-old pleaded guilty to the April 2015 slaying of a Bly
Arkansas teen gets 30-year term in killing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
BLYTHEVILLE -- An 18-year-old pleaded guilty to the April 2015 slaying of a Blytheville man and was sentenced to 30 years in prison, a Mississippi County Circuit Court deputy clerk said. Michah Hamon of Blytheville entered the plea to second-degree... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watchBoulder St. Apt. 25, May 12, 2016, Chapter 7. BLEVINS Jennette McFadden, 5823
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Boulder St. Apt. 25, May 12, 2016, Chapter 7. BLEVINS Jennette McFadden, 5823 Arkansas 29 North, May 18, 2016, Chapter 7. BLYTHEVILLE Kevin Andre Stephens, 5099 E. County Road 130, May 13, 2016, Chapter 13. BRYANT Kerri L. Pippen, 1903 Oak Hill... Read more
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examiner.com
Tukwila named most dangerous US city: List of top 30, crime map of your streetEast Point, Georgia 10. Branson, Missouri 11. Humble, Texas 12. Henderson, N
Tukwila named most dangerous US city: List of top 30, crime map of your street
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
East Point, Georgia 10. Branson, Missouri 11. Humble, Texas 12. Henderson, North Carolina 13. Douglas, Georgia 14. Blytheville, Arkansas 15. Anniston, Alabama 16. Kennett, Missouri 17. Union City, Georgia 18. Muskegon Heights,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Religion calendarPavilion in downtown Helena-West Helena. The Gloryland Pastor's Choir from Litt
Religion calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Pavilion in downtown Helena-West Helena. The Gloryland Pastor's Choir from Little Rock and Tim Rogers and the Fellas of Blytheville will also perform. Free. deltaculturalcenter.com or (870) 338-4350. • A Community Health Fair will be held 10:30... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Residents react to being one of the most dangerous cities in AmericaA poll conducted by Gallup found Blytheville as one of three Region 8 cities la
Residents react to being one of the most dangerous cities in America
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
A poll conducted by Gallup found Blytheville as one of three Region 8 cities labeled the 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America. “We've been making a lot of lists that people have been coming out with here lately,” said Sandy Gillespie, director of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4 days of gunfire leave Arkansas city on edgeEleven reports of gunfire over four days and a fatal shooting earlier this week
4 days of gunfire leave Arkansas city on edge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Eleven reports of gunfire over four days and a fatal shooting earlier this week have Blytheville police and city officials asking residents to be more cautious when outside and to report any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. Jeffery... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4 days of gunfire leave city on edgeEleven reports of gunfire over four days and a fatal shooting earlier this week
4 days of gunfire leave city on edge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Eleven reports of gunfire over four days and a fatal shooting earlier this week have Blytheville police and city officials asking residents to be more cautious when outside and to report any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. Jeffery... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
11 News Investigates: Prescription drug abuse in Arkansasfound me, my life changed,” said Nick Mastowski, a former opiate addict. He ne
11 News Investigates: Prescription drug abuse in Arkansas
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
found me, my life changed,” said Nick Mastowski, a former opiate addict. He never thought it would happen to him, as a Blytheville baseball star, turned addict. “The only way I would play would be on pain medication,” said Mastowski, “I was... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Legislation waives earthquake design standards for select projectsStill awaiting a public discussion is SB 5 by Sen. David Burnett of Osceola and
Legislation waives earthquake design standards for select projects
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
Still awaiting a public discussion is SB 5 by Sen. David Burnett of Osceola and Rep. Monte Hodges of Blytheville to provide exceptions from the state's earthquake resistant design standards by which money could be saved on some targeted building... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
DSCC hosts retirement reception for Floyd SpeckWatercolor Societies and has exhibited with the Tennessee Art league, the Germa
DSCC hosts retirement reception for Floyd Speck
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Watercolor Societies and has exhibited with the Tennessee Art league, the Germantown Art League, the Ritz Gallery in Blytheville, Ark., the Carnegie Center for Art and History, the Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Art Center in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pausing schools' distressed labels on session's listdistressed schools includes five in the Little Rock School District and two in
Pausing schools' distressed labels on session's list
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
distressed schools includes five in the Little Rock School District and two in the Pulaski County Special School District. Blytheville and Dollarway school districts and Covenant Keepers Charter School are the school systems currently labeled as... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
4 killed in plane crash near Tupelo airportsaid an SUV that was going the wrong way crashed into a bus, and both burst int
4 killed in plane crash near Tupelo airport
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 days ago
said an SUV that was going the wrong way crashed into a bus, and both burst into flames. Both men wanted in Blytheville shootings surrender to policeBoth men wanted in Blytheville shootings surrender to police Randy Lewis (Source:... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest hires and promotions at Arkansas businesseselected president of the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association
BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest hires and promotions at Arkansas businesses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
elected president of the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association. Assistant editor Shannon Spears of the Blytheville Courier News was elected vice president. Chief photographer Evan Lewis of the Texarkana Gazette, managing editor... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Monday recruiting tidbitsfrom Arkansas State on Friday. He's one of the top 2018 prospects in the state.
Monday recruiting tidbits
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
from Arkansas State on Friday. He's one of the top 2018 prospects in the state. Sophmore offensive lineman Larry Clark of Blytheville has received an invite to an Alabama camp. Spring stats for Razorback basketball commitments and recruits: 2017... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watch816 N.W. B St., May 11, 2016, Chapter 7. BISCOE Doyne Mitchell Devinney, 9757
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
816 N.W. B St., May 11, 2016, Chapter 7. BISCOE Doyne Mitchell Devinney, 9757 Horn Lake Road, May 11, 2016, Chapter 7. BLYTHEVILLE April Dawn Fischer, 110 S. Lockard St., May 6, 2016, Chapter 7. Lamarsha Denise House, 529 S.W. Parkway, May 6,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyto nearly 105,000 on Sunday and 69,000 daily. Where it once had correspondents
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
to nearly 105,000 on Sunday and 69,000 daily. Where it once had correspondents stationed in more than a dozen towns from Blytheville, Arkansas, to Tupelo, Mississippi, as well as bureaus in Washington, D.C., and in state capitals of Tennessee,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Blytheville man shot, killed while driving in car, police sayBlytheville police are investigating the death of a man who was killed Friday n
Blytheville man shot, killed while driving in car, police say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Blytheville police are investigating the death of a man who was killed Friday night while driving in his car, a spokesman for the police department said. Authorities said 34-year-old Jeffery Richardson was shot at 10 p.m. in the 200 block of South... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Man dies after being shot while driving in BlythevilleBLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — A man was shot and killed Friday night in Blytheville. Pol
Man dies after being shot while driving in Blytheville
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — A man was shot and killed Friday night in Blytheville. Police said Jeffery Richardson, 34, was driving near the 200 block of South Lilly Street at about 10 p.m. Someone shot him, causing the car to crash nearby in the 100 block... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyto nearly 105,000 on Sunday and 69,000 daily. Where it once had correspondents
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
to nearly 105,000 on Sunday and 69,000 daily. Where it once had correspondents stationed in more than a dozen towns from Blytheville, Arkansas, to Tupelo, Mississippi, as well as bureaus in Washington, D.C., and in state capitals of Tennessee,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
JEFFREY JOHN SESTINA 1957He has lived the last five years in Blytheville, Ark., after coming from Pinson
JEFFREY JOHN SESTINA 1957
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
He has lived the last five years in Blytheville, Ark., after coming from Pinson, Ala., where he lived most of his life. Jeff was a 1975 graduate of Guernsey Catholic Central. Jeffrey was a Harley Davidson motorcycle fan and enjoyed riding them as... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trooper of year lauded for pursuit under fireshot at a Mississippi County deputy. They then shot at Bennett as he joined the
Trooper of year lauded for pursuit under fire
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
shot at a Mississippi County deputy. They then shot at Bennett as he joined the chase. He chased the fugitives into Blytheville, where the driver of the getaway car lost control and crashed. The fugitives then took off on foot. Bennett... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Trooper of the Year honored for role in pursuit, arrest of 2 fugitivesThe two suspects were arrested after shooting at Bennett and a Mississippi Coun
Arkansas Trooper of the Year honored for role in pursuit, arrest of 2 fugitives
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
The two suspects were arrested after shooting at Bennett and a Mississippi County deputy, then crashing their vehicle in Blytheville. State police employee James Kingsbury was named the agency's Civilian Employee of the Year while Cpl. Freddy... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Sheriff seeks more courthouse securityCounty Sheriff Dale Cook wants to add more security in both county courthouses.
Sheriff seeks more courthouse security
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
County Sheriff Dale Cook wants to add more security in both county courthouses. The arrests happened on April 29 at the Blytheville Circuit Court hearing for Jamal Akrom. Henrietta Watt with the Blytheville Circuit Court said two of the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Still no sighting of missing 9-old despite 1,200 tips from 19 statestwo men involved in several shootingsPolice searching for two men involved in s
Still no sighting of missing 9-old despite 1,200 tips from 19 states
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
two men involved in several shootingsPolice searching for two men involved in several shootings Keyunta Hodges (Source: Blytheville Police Department) It was a busy night for Blytheville police as they investigated several homes and people... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Warrants, not words, land man in jailtwo men involved in several shootingsPolice searching for two men involved in s
Warrants, not words, land man in jail
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
two men involved in several shootingsPolice searching for two men involved in several shootings Keyunta Hodges (Source: Blytheville Police Department) It was a busy night for Blytheville police as they investigated several homes and people... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Police searching for two men involved in several shootingstwo men involved in several shootings Keyunta Hodges (Source: Blytheville Poli
Police searching for two men involved in several shootings
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
two men involved in several shootings Keyunta Hodges (Source: Blytheville Police Department) It was a busy night for Blytheville police as they investigated several homes and people... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wednesday recruiting tidbits: Texas recruit plans to attend Arkansas satellite campone of the top 2018 in-state prospects for football. Video highlights CLICK HER
Wednesday recruiting tidbits: Texas recruit plans to attend Arkansas satellite camp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
one of the top 2018 in-state prospects for football. Video highlights CLICK HERE Promising sophomore offensive lineman Larry Clark, 6-4, 285 of Blytheville will participate in The Opening Regional in Chicago on Saturday. Video highlights CLICK... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tuesday recruiting tidbits: More schools checking out top in-state recruitThursday. He has numerous offers, including Arkansas. Video highlights CLICK HE
Tuesday recruiting tidbits: More schools checking out top in-state recruit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday. He has numerous offers, including Arkansas. Video highlights CLICK HERE Southern Illinois is expected to visit Blytheville to see linebacker Malik Smith and running back DeMekko Clark this week. Sophomore offensive lineman Larry Clark... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watch2016, Chapter 13. BIGELOW Nicholas Anthony and Bobbie Jo Fougerousse, 2513 Ark
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
2016, Chapter 13. BIGELOW Nicholas Anthony and Bobbie Jo Fougerousse, 2513 Arkansas 60 East, April 29, 2016, Chapter 7. BLYTHEVILLE Geneva Fontaine Rockett, 405 Summit, April 29, 2016, Chapter 7. Jeremy A. Thomas, 912 Abbott St., April 29,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Arkansas sex offenders arrested for failing to registerBLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Multiple people are behind bars after authorities say they
Arkansas sex offenders arrested for failing to register
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — Multiple people are behind bars after authorities say they failed to register as sex offenders. The operation involved multiple agencies including the U.S. Marshall’s Service, Blytheville Police, and DCC SRT Unit among... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Police identify man killed in North Little Rock plane crashParks and Rec before arrestUnregistered sex offender worked at Parks and Rec be
Police identify man killed in North Little Rock plane crash
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 days ago
Parks and Rec before arrestUnregistered sex offender worked at Parks and Rec before arrest Bobby Laderrel Freeman (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.) Elroy Brown, director of Blytheville’s Parks and Recreation Department, confirmed Friday that a... Read more
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The Daily Dunklin Democrat
Four retiring after years in Kennett School DistrictGrantham is also retiring this year. She has worked at two school districts dur
Four retiring after years in Kennett School District
The Daily Dunklin Democrat / Posted 18 days ago
Grantham is also retiring this year. She has worked at two school districts during her career; the first five at Blytheville and the following 23 at Kennett District #39. The only grade that she has ever taught is kindergarten, and she... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
One Dead in Crash Involving School BusPolice confirmed the death. The Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office said it wa
One Dead in Crash Involving School Bus
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
Police confirmed the death. The Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office said it was a three-vehicle crash involving a car, a Blytheville school bus and a tractor-trailer. The incident took place on Highway 61, just south of the road to... Read more
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The Daily Dunklin Democrat
Walter Dearing reflects on his careerwas time to widen the search. " I told the deputies to start searching other to
Walter Dearing reflects on his career
The Daily Dunklin Democrat / Posted 21 days ago
was time to widen the search. " I told the deputies to start searching other towns for reports of a missing boy. In Blytheville there was a young boy who was missing," said Dearing. So they moved the investigation to Blytheville. Their... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
ENTERTAINMENT NOTESis handing out 200 free posters highlighting the circa 1937 Art Moderne-style G
ENTERTAINMENT NOTES
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
is handing out 200 free posters highlighting the circa 1937 Art Moderne-style Greyhound Bus Station at 109 Fifth St. in Blytheville, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. Write to AHPP Posters, AHPP, 323 Center St., Suite... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watchN St., April 22, 2016, Chapter 13. BIGELOW David Clay and Kristina Jean Holt,
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
N St., April 22, 2016, Chapter 13. BIGELOW David Clay and Kristina Jean Holt, 109 D Ave., April 26, 2016, Chapter 13. BLYTHEVILLE Chad Allen and Kristen Renee Metheny (aka Kristen Sneed), 1062 Hearn, April 25, 2016, Chapter 13. Gregory L. and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Proposal would boost local perks to land jobsdried up in Mississippi County, Chitwood said. A textile factory failed for the
Proposal would boost local perks to land jobs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
dried up in Mississippi County, Chitwood said. A textile factory failed for the second time. Eaker Air Force Base at Blytheville closed. "There were lots of middle-management people, and those people made up the backbone of the community --... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
April 28were members representing their chapters. They are (from left) Mrs. Hugh Payne
April 28
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
were members representing their chapters. They are (from left) Mrs. Hugh Payne of Leland, Miss.; Mrs. Oscar Fendler of Blytheville, Ark.; Mrs. Joe Reaves III of Warren, Ark.; Mrs. Frank Pajerski of Vicksburg, Miss.; Mrs. Edwin Tune of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
New bakery and boutique for dogs openingShipman said. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held April 29 at 2:30 p.m. at
New bakery and boutique for dogs opening
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 27 days ago
Shipman said. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held April 29 at 2:30 p.m. at the store. Their grand open will be April 30, which coincides with National Pet Adoption Day. The Blytheville Humane Society will have adoptable pets at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sheriff's offices plan to buy body camerasagencies in Arkansas have purchased body cameras in recent years, according to
Sheriff's offices plan to buy body cameras
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
agencies in Arkansas have purchased body cameras in recent years, according to reports. The list includes Beebe, Blytheville, Jacksonville, Jonesboro, Mountain Home and Paragould police departments, as well as three university police... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Nucor VP MaryEmily Slate Scraps Her Way to the Top of the HeapGo to college: Your future depends on it. That’s great advice, Blytheville ste
Nucor VP MaryEmily Slate Scraps Her Way to the Top of the Heap
Arkansas Business / Posted 29 days ago
Go to college: Your future depends on it. That’s great advice, Blytheville steel plant manager MaryEmily Slate says, but it comes with an asterisk. “I’m absolutely the oddity. I never went.” Slate preaches the value of a college degree, and can... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Martin amends financial filingin 2012; $3,020.92 on his travel to Las Vegas and Anchorage, Alaska, in 2013; a
Martin amends financial filing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
in 2012; $3,020.92 on his travel to Las Vegas and Anchorage, Alaska, in 2013; and $619.82 on his travel to Baltimore and Blytheville in 2014, according to information provided by Powell. In March 2015, the citizens salary commission increased... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Akers inducted into Cotton Bowl Hall of FameTexas 10-9. The Longhorns ended that season with an 11-1 record and a No. 5 fin
Akers inducted into Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame
Texas Longhorns / Posted 1 months ago
Texas 10-9. The Longhorns ended that season with an 11-1 record and a No. 5 final ranking in both national polls. Akers, a Blytheville, Arkansas native, was the head football coach at Texas from 1977-1986 where he compiled an 86-31-2 record... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Special election possible for Blytheville courthouseMississippi County voters might head to polls in an August special election to
Special election possible for Blytheville courthouse
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 1 months ago
Mississippi County voters might head to polls in an August special election to decide on a new courthouse in Blytheville. The election will be August 9. The election is not addressing the issue of courthouse consolidation or county seat... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Watermelon Festival entertainment announcedhref="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >>Region 8 NewsMore>>
Watermelon Festival entertainment announced
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 1 months ago
href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >>Region 8 NewsMore>> Special election possible for Blytheville courthouseSpecial election possible for Blytheville courthouse (Source: AP Graphics Bank) Mississippi County... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Silver Alert issued for Searcy manhref="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >>Region 8 NewsMore>>
Silver Alert issued for Searcy man
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 1 months ago
href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >>Region 8 NewsMore>> Special election possible for Blytheville courthouseSpecial election possible for Blytheville courthouse (Source: AP Graphics Bank) Mississippi County... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Special election possible for Blytheville courthouseMississippi County voters might head to polls in an August special election to
Special election possible for Blytheville courthouse
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 1 months ago
Mississippi County voters might head to polls in an August special election to decide on a new courthouse in Blytheville. The election will be August 9. The election is not addressing the issue of courthouse consolidation or county seat... Read more
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