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Local sports teams preparing for their seasons (07/23/16)
With summer being a slow season in the sports department here at the Courier, local high school sports are gearing up for their seasons in their respective sports. I know my alma matter at Armorel has already started doing summer basketball camps and just finished with Legion ball for baseball, also both Blytheville and Gosnell have already started preparing for football, with practices and two-a-days about to start up. ...
Successful summer for the Casons (07/22/16)
The Blytheville Hardy Sales and Services Casons finished the 2016 American Legion season at 15-9. They finished the regular season at 14-7 and 5-1 in zone play. Their only loss in zone came to Mountain Home in the second game of a doubleheader. The Casons would advance to the state tournament in Conway where they won one game and loss two games to end the successful summer...
Former players honor Coach Wright (07/20/16)
On Friday night, former players and local dignitaries celebrated the distinguished career of former legendary Blytheville High School football coach Larry Wright at the Ritz Civic Center. The crowd included Mayor James Sanders, Blytheville High School athletic director David Hixson, former BHS athletic director Bill Mayo and many players from the 1973 Chickasaw club that went 10-0 in the regular season under Coach Wright...
This is a dangerous soapbox...
Well, what's about to happen here is a first for me. I have always withheld my personal opinion on local issues, for several good reasons. But we have an issue going on right now that has prompted me to break my own rule. Next week, I believe on Tuesday, a hearing will be held to determine whether or not a county-wide election planned for Aug. 9 will be allowed to go forward...
It may be time to try exercise...
So I just came back from a lovely ten day vacation down South to my homelands, and if there is any food left in the state of Louisiana I will be surprised. I don't mention it much because I've lived in Arkansas for so long, and my accent doesn't really indicate it, but I come from a long line of good old fashioned Louisiana French Cajuns. ...

Every child, every day
Every day, as a teacher, I would stand at my classroom door and greet every child I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to teach. I learned that relationship-building skill from my mentor, Idell Jenkins, as I watched him greet students coming into the school building. ...
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