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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Police probe shooting involving juveniles (08/27/15)
Jail fees lawsuit continues (08/27/15)
County mayors discuss progress (08/26/15)
BPD investigate robbery (08/26/15)
River remains identified (08/26/15)
Blytheville Police Reports, Aug. 26 (08/26/15)
BPD investigate Kenwood shooting (08/26/15)
Company demonstrates brush-cutting equipment (08/25/15)
Friends of the NRA banquet is Sept. 11 (08/25/15)
Chicks host benefit game (08/27/15)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News BLYTHEVILLE-The Blytheville Chickasaws unofficially kicked off the 2015 football season Tuesday night with their annual AAA Benefit Game scrimmage. The Chicks hosted the 3-4A defending co-champions, Pocahontas Redskins, at Haley Field with the proceeds going to the AAA catastrophic injury insurance program...
AAA Benefit games Tuesday (08/24/15)
Blytheville Courier News Football season is almost here. Blytheville and Gosnell will play in their annuall AAA Benefit Games Tuesday night. The Chicks will host the Pocahontas Redskins at Haley Field. The junior high will kickoff at 5:30 p.m. followed by the senior high...
AAA announces conference realignment (08/24/15)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News The Arkansas Activities Association released a new redistricting plan that is tentatively to begin in 2016. According to the layout, classifications will be combined to 5A/6A, 3A/4A and 1A/2A. This will only pertain to basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball and baseball. Football and track conferences and districts will not be changed...
When pigs fly, squeal, and run away
I am not calling the hogs, I am calling the hogs out for continuing to peddle former Arkansas Athletic Director Frank Broyles' "Kool-aide" of squealing, crying and running away from an annual game with the Arkansas State Red Wolves Football team. Its loudest argument has been that Arkansas is too small to support two successful big time programs and therefore all support and resources should be directed to "Hog Heaven" in Fayetteville. Not true...
To tax or not to tax, that is the question!
With such a buzz going around town regarding the City Council sending a new 1 cent Sales and Use Tax to voters Tuesday evening, I feel it impossible to not weigh in. It needs to be said that I honestly like every member of the Council as well as the Mayor, personally. While I have absolutely nothing to gain from taking a position regarding the tax, as a member of the fourth estate I believe it is my responsibility to protect the citizens and explain (when I can) their leaders...
Better go and get your armor...
When I was a junior in high school, my friends and I walked into the main hallway from lunch one day and found the place covered in blood. No, seriously. It was everywhere, splattered on the doors, the rugs, pooled up in huge puddles on the floor. While we'd been in the cafeteria, one of our classmates had stabbed one of our other classmates...