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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016
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Community News
See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
Sunday afternoon, family and friends of Justin Harrison walked from the Ritz Civic Center to 9th and Chickasawba, where he was fatally shot while riding his motorcycle on Aug. 28, 2014. They prayed, then released balloons with personalized messages....
Barbaree era begins Friday (08/30/16)
The Gosnell Pirates look to start off the Brandon Barbaree era on Friday night against the Newport Greyhounds. The Pirates are coming off a 9-2 season under former head coach, Gary Moody. After last Tuesday's benefit game against Paragould and Marion, the Pirates hope to come out ready to go, after another week of practice. Potential starters for this week at quarterback, will either be junior, Brandon Partee or senior Tabari Herron...
Barbaree evaluates scrimmage (08/27/16)
The Gosnell Pirates hosted Marion and Paragould at J.W. Rea Field on Tuesday evening for the AAA Benefit Game. "Philips suffered a knee injury and we will not know more until later on," said Gosnell head coach Brandon Barbaree. Neither Gosnell or Paragould scored in the first 30-minute half, though there were opportunities at the end for both teams...
Who's the best to ever play in the NBA? (08/27/16)
Since my last column, "What Happened to playing for love of the game?," some have asked me who I think is the best player of all time in the NBA or who's on my "Mount Rushmore." To answer that question, it gets really complicated for me. If we went by decades, I'd probably go with in the 60s, the best players were Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlin, Oscar " The Big O" Robertson, Jerry West, and Elgin Baylor...
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, Sept. 3

-- The Mills will have their annual family reunion at the First Baptist Church across from the Post Office in Rector, starting at 11 a.m. Bring food, drinks, and lots of relatives and friends for a pot luck lunch. If you have any questions please call Debra Conway at 870-595-3627.

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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