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Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016
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Community News
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Pirates host Cave City (09/28/16)
After starting their, 3-4A conference play off with a 38-12 win over the Brookland Bearcats, the Gosnell Pirates look to defend their 3-1 record on homecoming against the Cave City Cavemen on Friday night at J.W. Rea Field. Coach Brandon Barbaree's Pirates got a breakout performance from sophomore Cadarius Young, who erupted with 261 yards and five touchdowns...
Chicks play first road game (09/28/16)
The Blytheville Chickasaws look to make their first road trip of the year as they head to Jonesboro to face the Nettleton Raiders on Friday night. The last meeting between the 5A-East schools resulted in a 48-21 win for the Chickasaws at Haley Field...
Coach Kortan steps down at Armorel (09/27/16)
After last week's departure of Armorel's boys basketball coach, Hunter Kortan,. Armorel's Superintendent, Mrs. Sally Bennett, says that the school is in the process of finding a new boys basketball coach and hopes to have a qualified person hired as soon as possible...
This is our high calling...
"Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...." First Amendment, United States Constitution. "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be... [But] where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe," Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to Colonel Charles Yancey on January 6, 1816...
I'll always be saying I love you...
Let me tell you a story about a miracle. Actually, it's about a string of miracles, some so small that only one or two people noticed, and some big enough to change lives. So there was this girl who found herself in a tight spot (as so often we do). ...
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Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24

-- The BHS Class of 1966 will host a 50 year class reunion. For more information, call (870)762-1850.

Saturday, Sept. 24

-- Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include a children's carnival with games such as Ping Pong Ball Toss, Krazy Kans, Baseball Toss, Sports Zone, face painting, inflatables and more. There will also be a silent auction and raffle for hand pierced and hand quilted quilt and Hays Grocer gift cards ($300, $200 and $100).

Monday, Sept. 26

-- The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at noon at the Holiday Inn.

Thursday, Sept. 29

-- 10 a.m. -- 1 p.m. at Westminister Village, there will be an Annual Health & Information Expo at the Ramey Activity Center, 4404 Memorial Drive. There will be health screeings, flu shots, hearing tests, blood glucose tests, blood pressure checks, demonstrations and door prizes. All Seniors 55 and older are invited to this special event that includes free admission and parking. For more information call (870) 532-6696 or email at marketingdirector@wmv.org.

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