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  1. One man shot, Blytheville police search for two suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - One man was shot and police are looking for two men who "fled from the scene" late Monday morning, according to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams. According to Adams, Jessie Andrews III, 42, was found suffering from a gunshot wound on Delmar Street at 11:45 Monday morning.

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  2. Voters will get liquor issue in Nov.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... alive and kicking, but not according to his headstone. The 72-year-old Batesville resident had prepared for BLYTHEVILLE (AP) - A Mississippi County jury has sentenced a man to 25 years in prison for raping an 11-year-old FORT SMITH (AP) - A ...

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  3. Molly Michelle JonesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Missouri and he preceded her in death. Survivors include one son and his fiance': Tim Kelley and Christen of Blytheville, Arkansas, two daughters and their fiance's: Karry Kelley and Curtis of Cottage Hills, Kayla Kelley and Joshua of Cottage Hills, ...

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  4. Gosnell man convicted in rape of 11-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Arkansas Online

    BLYTHEVILLE -- A Mississippi County Circuit Court jury found a Gosnell man guilty Thursday of rape of an 11-year-old girl whose body was found in a ditch last year.

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  5. Gosnell man sentenced 25 years for child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A Mississippi County man was found guilty Thursday in Blytheville Circuit Court, according to state prosecutors. According to prosecutors, Sharp was sentenced to 25 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction.

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  6. Charter Authorizing Panel approves applications for four new charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... state and are now looking to expand into new towns. KIPP Delta , which now runs charter schools in Helena and Blytheville, is attempting to open a school in Forrest City; Haas Hall Academy , which runs a school in Fayetteville, wants to also set up ...

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  7. Voters OK tax to fund Mississippi Co. hospitalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The half-cent sales tax increase will take effect Jan. 1, 2015, and will end after five years. The Blytheville Courier News reports that the tax is expected to generate about $12 million to $15 million for the Mississippi County Hospital System.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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. 3 comments

  12. 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. 4 comments

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

    Sep 18, 2014 | 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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  14. Okolona falls hard, 25-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | 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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  15. Mississippi County eyes single county seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | 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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  16. Arkansas police chief says military gear is usefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | 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

  17. John Richard MottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | 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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  18. Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreakingRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | 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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  19. Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... 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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  20. 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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