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Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
This week's Poll
Are you in support of the City of Blytheville's 2016 budget cuts?
 Yes, it's sad to cut jobs but the money has to come from somewhere.
 No, they made some bad calls this time.
 I think cuts needed to be made, but they should have been done differently.

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A winter storm dumped snow and ice on Blytheville early Friday morning.
Blazers sweep Chicks (02/05/16)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News BLYTHEVILLE-After finishing the first half of the 5A-East schedule with a 2-5 record, both the Blytheville Chickasaws and Lady Chickasaws looked for wins over Valley View to open the second half of the season Friday night at Chickasaw Gym. Valley View, however, wasn't a very compliant guest as the Blazers and Lady Blazers went home with wins over the host Chickasaws with the boys losing 64-57 and the girls falling 54-43...
Pirates clinch second in 3-4A with OT win (02/05/16)
GOSNELL -- The host Gosnell Pirates overcame a tough shooting night to wrap up second place in the 3-4A Conference Friday, as they defeated Pocahontas, 58-50, in overtime. The victory secured a spot in the regional tournament, along with locking up the two seed in the upcoming 3-4A District Tournament, which will be held at Gosnell...
Armorel hosts festive Senior Night (02/03/16)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News ARMOREL-The Armorel Tigers and Lady Tigers made the 2016 Senior Night one to remember with a complete sweep of the Ridgefield Christian Warriors Tuesday night. In the final game of the night, the boys defeated 1A-3 East rival, Ridgefield Christian, 63-13. ...
A little birthday love letter...
Dear Zoe Faith, Today you turn two years old, and you are at the same time both so big and so small that I can't wrap my brain around it - just depends on the lenses I'm viewing you through at the time. For nine months two years ago, I carried you. I was not, as our family and friends will likely tell you one day, the kind of woman who carried a baby with the most ease or grace, but I never regretted one nausea-filled day...
And we have jumped from ice to tornadoes
The weather in Arkansas is unpredictable at best, and once again we have proved that by jumping from ice storms and weather in the teens to a chance of tornadoes in less than two weeks. As you know, I have to write this column a couple of days before it runs, and as with all things weather in Arkansas the forecast may change back to snow in that time period, but since as I am writing the forecast calls for a good chance of severe weather tonight (Tuesday), I thought maybe it was time to dust off the old tornado/severe weather safety tips.. ...
Blytheville is the best town on earth
Sometimes a person's quick wit isn't funny at all, in fact, sometimes it is down right proof of ignorance and quite offensive. Mr. Blant Hurt, a "businessman and resident of Jonesboro" and respected writer opined an opinion piece in the Feb. 2 edition of the Jonesboro Sun entitled "Our Sun King Mayor."...
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