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Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015
This week's Poll
Has healthcare (or its cost) improved for you and your family since the passing of the Affordable Care Act?
 Yes, it was a real life saver for me or a loved one.
 No, it has cost me more money.
 No, it's made getting the right medical care tougher.
 I haven't noticed a difference.

Community News
See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
The Today Show meteorologist Al Roker made a stop at the historic Blytheville Greyhound Bus Station around 11 a.m. Tuesday to broadcast the weather and shoot promotional videos with area weather teams.
Pirates open season with loss at Piggott (11/25/15)
Blytheville Courier News PIGGOTT-The Gosnell Pirates opened up the 2015-16 season with a 67-65 loss to the Piggott Mohawks Tuesday night. Gosnell led 15-10 after one period, 31-28 at halftime and 53-48 heading into the fourth. Piggot's Nicholas Harris scored 12 of his game high 26 points in the fourth as the Mohawks came back and one the game...
Weiss signs with Arkansas St. (11/25/15)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News GOSNELL-Gosnell's Jessica Weiss has run her share of miles over the years as an All-state cross country runner for the Pirates. Those miles are leading her to continue her running career at Arkansas St. next year after signing a letter of intent with the Division I school Tuesday at the Gosnell school library...
2015 will be a year to remember (11/25/15)
Before I get into the one game in the county this week, Glen Rose at Rivercrest, I'd like to take some time to once again look back on the incredible season that the Blytheville/Gosnell area had this year. Between the Chicks and the Pirates, the two schools combined for a record of 17-5 with Blytheville posting an 8-3 record and Gosnell 9-2. ...
The older I get the less I take for granted
Have you notice that young people are spoiled, ungrateful and feel entitled to all they want? There are people that seem to simply walk through the rain and never get wet. Those that have never known what it is like to "do without." People that have never had to work for what they have, yet still get more than you do. ...
For this 12 hours, I blame El Nino
Here's what happened at my house a few nights ago: 8:30 p.m. - Arrive home, unload copious amounts of stuff that I always have for no explainable reason 8:35 p.m. - Give child her nightly cup of milk, without which she would probably think the world has ended. Put chicken in the crock pot for this week's lunch while she drinks it and drags her teddy bear around the living room...
It is time to destroy ISIS
"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything," Albert Einstein The time has come to completely and utterly destroy ISIS. This is not simply a response to what happened in Paris. It is long overdue and it must be done very soon or this world will surely plunge into World War III...
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