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Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Community News
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The Armorel Tigers captured their second straight Class 1A State baseball championship on Friday, May 20. Here are some images from the 13-1 victory over Viola at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
Armorel Tigers are back to back state champs (05/20/16)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News FAYETTEVILLE-It's becoming as seasonal of a phrase as "Merry Christmas," in the Winter. In the Spring, the phrase is "State champs, Armorel Tigers." In a battle of One vs. Two, there was no question who was number one Friday as the No. 2 ranked Armorel Tigers (20-8) drubbed the No. 1 ranked Viola Longhorns (30-3), 13-1, in five innings at Baum Stadium...
After 10 years, Brown still has all of the answers (05/17/16)
Over the 10 years that I've been covering sports for the Blytheville Courier News, I've interviewed a lot of coaches. Many of those coaches I've interviewed many times. I've asked the same questions, in repeat situations, just to get a quote for the story. They, in turn, give me just about the same answer for those same questions...
1A state tournament: Armorel vs. Viola (05/17/16)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News The Armorel Tigers are returning to the 1A state title game at 3 p.m. Friday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. They'll take on a familiar foe in the Viola Longhorns. The two teams met just two weeks a go in the 1A Region 2 finals at Viola. The Tigers defeated the Longhorns, 6-3. It was only the second loss of the season for Viola who currently holds a 30-2 mark on the season compared to the Tigers, 20-8...
Swinging into a summer full of fun
I don't know how it is possible for things to keep getting more hectic here at the Lendennie Homestead, but of course it is summer and the activity is just off the boards. I have a couple of 4H kids growing things in my garden again this year. One is growing vegetables, the other flowers. I have plenty of space, because I didn't put in a whole lot. Everything got away from me last year, so I decided to stick with the basics this year and put more time into my flowers...
Because it's been too long...
And because I've been really serious up in here for quite a while and frankly my brain and my heart need a break, I present you with...the first Random List of 2016. Welcome back, old friend. -- I am officially now a person who makes smoothies for myself every day. ...

A cultural college experience enhances the educational journey
While the Arkansas Northeastern College is known regionally and nationally for our workforce development programs, there is much more to our college than world-class industrial training. The faculty and staff of ANC take pride in all aspects of the college experience and adhere to our mission of offering lifelong learning opportunities to our service district. ...
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