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Saturday, Sep. 5, 2015
This week's Poll
Which Mississippi County football team do you root for?
 Blytheville Chickasaws
 Gosnell Pirates
 Osceola Seminoles
 Rivercrest Colts
 Manila Lions
 I don't like football

Community News
See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
Law enforcement announced that 70 warrants were issued in a massive sweep early Tuesday morning in Blytheville, involving 550 officers.
High School Scoreboard (09/04/15)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Ashdown 46, LR Hall 14 Batesville 26, Watson Chapel 21 Beebe 41, Greenbrier 27 Bentonville 24, Rockhurst, Mo. 13 Berryville 34, Decatur 0 Blytheville 44, Osceola 0 Brinkley 30, Western Yell 0 Bryant 37, Benton 13...
Chicks thump 'Noles in opener (09/04/15)
OSCEOLA -- Opening the season with a win over your longtime rival is one thing. Opening the season with a convincing shutout on your rival's home field is something that makes for a nice memory. That's precisely what the Blytheville Chickasaws did to the Osceola Seminoles Friday night. Behind four touchdowns and 141 rushing yards form junior tailback, Demekko Clark, the Chicks routed the 'Noles, 44-0...
Brady wins appeal, suspension overturned (09/03/15)
LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. U.S. District Judge Richard M. ...

Special Commentary: Carney advocates keeping 2-seat system
First of all, I'd like to thank The Courier News for giving me the opportunity to express my personal perspective on some of the present circumstances, questions and concerns in Mississippi County. Upon reflection and much circumspection, I am of the opinion that we need to keep Mississippi County a two-seat county. ...
Don't throw Granny away just yet
I saw part of a poem a few days ago that kind of resonated with me. It started out something like this: "Just because my hair is gray, give me time, don't throw me away." It goes on to say how much knowledge and wisdom the old have to share if they are just given the time and the opportunity to do so...
Good things happening in Blytheville!
Words do indeed have power. I remember hearing former County Judge Steve McGuire say many times, "It's a great day to be in Mississippi County." His words were equally powerful. The Bible tells us that the power of life and death are in the tongue. I also know that "you can't see it until you believe it", "misery loves company" and "birds of a feather flock together."...
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