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Friday, Dec. 9, 2016
This week's Poll
Do you support paying a higher millage rate (an additional 5 mills) in order for the Blytheville School District to have approximately $8 million for giving raises to successful teachers (thereby lowering teacher turnover) and approximately another $8 million for building/upgrading athletic facilities at the school?
 I don't know yet.
 Uh...what's a mill?!?

See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce held the annual Blytheville Christmas parade on Thursday night. The theme was "A Hero's Christmas," and the parade was sponsored by Nucor-Yamato Steel.
Armorel boys come up short to Cross Co. (12/06/16)
ARMOREL-- If you weren't at Armorel's gymnasium Tuesday night you missed one for the ages in the new combined 1-2A conference. The Armorel Tigers lost on a layup by Cross County's Marcus Boykin with 1.6 seconds left. The Tigers would lose to the Cross County Thunderbirds, 64-62...
Blytheville loses conference opener to Marion (12/06/16)
MARION -- For the first time since the 2005-06 season, the Blytheville Chickasaws and Marion Patriots faced off in a conference game Tuesday night. As did most of those previous battles, the league opener came down to the wire. The Chicks fell, 47-45, to the host Patriots. Blytheville held a 16-point lead in the first half, but was plagued by foul trouble that helped Marion overcome the deficit...
BIC trips up Tigers (12/06/16)
MONETTE-- The BIC Mustangs defeated the Armorel Tigers, 52-34, in the 1-2A conference game on Friday. The Tigers were led by junior Monroe Carr with 12 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and a block. The Mustangs were lead by Chayse Carmichael with 13 points in the win...
"Day and Night in the Delta" - a review
Contrast is powerful and beautiful. Day and Night are as different as can be. So too was the Historic Greyhound Bus Station Thursday night from its former life decades ago. Those of us that have been around for a long time can easily remember how chaotic and loud the old bus station could be as air force personnel and their families boarded or de-boarded the large buses. ...
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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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