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Drug Prevention & Abstinence Summit Heald In Blytheville

BLYTHEVILLE - Teenagers from across Mississippi county gathered in Blytheville today.  Some 225 teens from Armorel, Blytheville, Gosnell, Osceola, Manila, Wilson and Luxora met at Arkansas Northeastern College for a summit on drug prevention, sexual abstinence and leadership.

The summit is modeled after the Tone conference, which is held each December in Jonesboro.

 

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