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Friday, Sep. 4, 2015
This week's Poll
Which Mississippi County football team do you root for?
 Blytheville Chickasaws
 Gosnell Pirates
 Osceola Seminoles
 Rivercrest Colts
 Manila Lions
 I don't like football

Community News
See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
Law enforcement announced that 70 warrants were issued in a massive sweep early Tuesday morning in Blytheville, involving 550 officers.
Brady wins appeal, suspension overturned (09/03/15)
LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. U.S. District Judge Richard M. ...
Great Fitzini's prep picks (09/03/15)
It is I, The Great Fitzini, The Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, back for another season of predicting the outcomes of the local prep football games. By reading the following, you will know the outcome of each and every game before kickoff. ...
Chicks open the season at Osceola (09/03/15)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News If it's opening week in the high school football season, that means one thing around this area; Blytheville vs. Osceola. The two longtime rivals square off to open the 2015 season Friday night at Osceola. While it's a non-conference matchup in September, the two teams usually are ready to go as if it determines a playoff spot in November...
Don't throw Granny away just yet
I saw part of a poem a few days ago that kind of resonated with me. It started out something like this: "Just because my hair is gray, give me time, don't throw me away." It goes on to say how much knowledge and wisdom the old have to share if they are just given the time and the opportunity to do so...
Good things happening in Blytheville!
Words do indeed have power. I remember hearing former County Judge Steve McGuire say many times, "It's a great day to be in Mississippi County." His words were equally powerful. The Bible tells us that the power of life and death are in the tongue. I also know that "you can't see it until you believe it", "misery loves company" and "birds of a feather flock together."...
Let's leap some tall buildings
Truth-telling isn't always easy. Sometimes it goes against the grain that runs deep in all of us, the one that says we have to present only our best selves to the world, and never let them see our hurt or scars or flaws or general ugliness. I'm not sure if that grain is one that just grows naturally in us humans, or if it's the result of generations and generations of cultural training and shaming, but no matter. It's there, and it's strong, baby...
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