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  1. County revives idea of shedding one of its seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | NWAonline

    Officials thought it was a good idea to create two Mississippi County seats more than 100 years ago, when the swampy backwaters of the Mississippi River prevented quick horse travel between Blytheville and Osceola. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  2. Mississippi County exploring single county seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KATV Little Rock

    Blytheville and Osceola now serve as dual county seats in Mississippi County. The Mississippi County Quorum Court voted Tuesday night to consider whether the county should close one of the current courthouses or choose a new location altogether for the county seat.

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  3. Mississippi County exploring single county seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Blytheville and Osceola now serve as dual county seats in Mississippi County. The Mississippi County Quorum Court voted Tuesday night to consider whether the county should close one of the current courthouses or choose a new location altogether for the county seat.

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  4. Blytheville Fire Department working large fire at recycling centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - The Blytheville Fire Department is on the scene of a large fire at Goolsby's Recycling Center on Highway 18, according to Fire Chief Mike Carney. According to Carney, the fire starts sometime around noon on Wednesday.

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  5. Mississippi Co. passes resolution on one county seat systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - The Mississippi County Quorum Court has passed a resolution to begin looking at switching to a single county seat system. The passage came unanimously Tuesday night.

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  6. Rouse publisher of Blytheville, other newspapersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A southeast Missouri native has been named publisher of the Blytheville Courier News in addition to the Osceola Times - both in in northeastern Arkansas - and the Steele Enterprise and the Democrat-Argus in Caruthersville in southeastern Missouri. Kennett native Shelia Rouse was announced as the publisher on Thursday - succeeding David Tennyson as publisher of the Courier News following his recent retirement.

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  7. Okolona falls hard, 25-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Times Post

    The Chieftains played their hearts out but victory evaded them on Homecoming night as the Blytheville Choctaws won 25-24. Okolona fell behind early but battle back for a whirlwind fourth quarter that saw them take the lead.

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  8. Mississippi County eyes single county seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Leaders in northeast Arkansas will consider a resolution next week on whether Mississippi County should eliminate one of its two county seats and only have one courthouse. The county now has county seats and courthouses in Blytheville and Osceola.

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  9. Arkansas police chief says military gear is usefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Washington Times

    The recent outbreak of civil unrest between law enforcement agencies and citizens in Ferguson, Missouri, has many observers questioning police usage of military grade equipment. According to the Blytheville Police Chief, however, some may be misunderstanding the application of such equipment. 3 comments

  10. John Richard MottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | SeacoastOnline

    John Richard Mott, 93, of Kennebunk, formerly of Naples, and Sherborn, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after a brief illness. John was born Aug. 29, 1921 in Blytheville Arkansas, the son of the late Jeff Mott and the late Clare Mott.

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  11. Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreakingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company. The Blytheville Courier News reports ( http://bit.ly/1pl7AOE ) the groundbreaking for the Big River Steel mill will be held Sept. 22. ...

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  12. Brickell to visit state, sign booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    ... prominent attorney and civic leader. The events will be held Sept. 26-30 in Camden, Hot Springs, Little Rock and Blytheville.

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  13. Brickell to visit state, sign booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... prominent attorney and civic leader. The events will be held Sept. 26-30 in Camden, Hot Springs, Little Rock and Blytheville. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story. Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are available. Online access is ...

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  14. Motorcyclist dies in shooting, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    BLYTHEVILLE -- A Mississippi County man involved in a motorcycle accident on a Blytheville street Thursday evening had been shot, Blytheville police said Friday.

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  15. Motorcycle Driver Dies after Blytheville ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | FOX16

    ... fice for an autopsy and official cause of death. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Blytheville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 762-0400 or the COPS hotline at (870) 762-2677.

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  16. Blytheville man found dead from gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | KFVS12

    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.

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  17. Police working accident on Highway 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Authorities in Mississippi County are working a traffic accident on Highway 18 east of Blytheville, according to police.

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  18. Arkansas operations not changed in Kinder Morgan $70 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... product through Arkansas. Ruiz said the company also operates two product terminal facilities in Pine Bluff and Blytheville that employ 327 active local workers. The Fayetteville Express Pipeline (FEP) is a 185-mile natural gas pipeline system that ...

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  19. Blytheville Police Department under budget but also understaffedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - For over a decade the Blytheville Police Department has been understaffed.

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  20. Pocahontas water park updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... of a water park in Pocahontas where money was initially raised by residents on Region 8 News at 5 and 6. Blytheville police staffing Allison Munn examines the current staffing of the Blytheville Police Department. Hear what the police chief has to ...

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