Can kindness become cool?
(Editorial ~ 06/21/17)
Living in a day and age where life is experienced at such a fast rate, it is easy to forget the small things that can go a long way. Being kind to someone is one of the easiest yet most difficult gestures to maintain in our society. Contrary to popular belief, it is not always easy to be kind to others. ...
Area legislators give an update to the Chamber
(Local News ~ 06/21/17)
State Senator Dave Wallace (R-Leachville), State Representative Monte Hodges (D-Blytheville) and State Representative Johnny Rye (R-Trumann) were in attendance and spoke at the Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon held Monday afternoon. Some of the topics discussed included the possibility of a medical marijuana dispensary being located in Blytheville, Internet sales tax and the new Arkansas Futures Act...
Betty Faye Brown
(Obituary ~ 06/21/17)
Ms. Betty Faye Brown, 72, of Lepanto passed away on June 18, 2017 in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Ms. Brown is survived by her son, Jeffery Barrett of Lepanto; five daughters, Kimberly Barrett of Lepanto, Robbin Simpson of Houston, Texas and Kelli Fires, Sharon Brown and Stephanie Gonzalez, all of Lepanto; two brothers, Charles Weaver of Stonewall, La. ...