Former Blytheville Judge Dies

AUGUST 16, 2006 - Posted at 2:40 p.m. CDT

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Max Harrison, a former Blytheville municipal court judge and the father of Blytheville Mayor Barrett Harrison, has died.

The elder Harrison passed away last night after an extended illness.  Lawyers in the community say Harrison was a fair and compassionate judge.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)