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Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015
This week's Poll
In a recent trend change, less than half of Americans now say they are trying to lose weight. Where do you stand on this issue?
 I am actively trying to lose weight and so should a lot of other people.
 I want to lose weight but I don't care what others do.
 I am not trying to lose weight, we should all be happy with ourselves the way we are.
 I am trying to gain weight.

See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
The Today Show meteorologist Al Roker made a stop at the historic Blytheville Greyhound Bus Station around 11 a.m. Tuesday to broadcast the weather and shoot promotional videos with area weather teams.
Pirates advance in SEMO Holiday Tournament (12/01/15)
Blytheville Courier News GIDEON, Mo.-Behind a hot shooting offense, the Gosnell Pirates picked up their first win of the season in a 72-65 win over Senath-Hornersville, Mo. Tuesday night in the first round of the SEMO Holiday Tournament. The Pirates hits six three pointers in the first half and nine overall for the game to advance in the annual tournament...
Pirates open season with loss at Piggott (11/25/15)
Blytheville Courier News PIGGOTT-The Gosnell Pirates opened up the 2015-16 season with a 67-65 loss to the Piggott Mohawks Tuesday night. Gosnell led 15-10 after one period, 31-28 at halftime and 53-48 heading into the fourth. Piggot's Nicholas Harris scored 12 of his game high 26 points in the fourth as the Mohawks came back and one the game...
Weiss signs with Arkansas St. (11/25/15)
By AARON FITZPATRICK Blytheville Courier News GOSNELL-Gosnell's Jessica Weiss has run her share of miles over the years as an All-state cross country runner for the Pirates. Those miles are leading her to continue her running career at Arkansas St. next year after signing a letter of intent with the Division I school Tuesday at the Gosnell school library...
Christmas traditions have meaning in legend
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I for one ate entirely too much turkey and do not regret a bit of it. Turkey on Thanksgiving is a tradition that developed out of necessity for the first European settlers. The turkey is a native American game bird, and would have been one of the main types of game the settlers learned to hunt as they built their communities. ...
This is me having a girl power moment...
I never used to consider myself a feminist. As a teenager full of reasons why I was SO SMART, and then as a young woman determined to be different from everyone for all the wrong reasons, I thought the whole idea of feminism was outdated and cliche and only meant for angry man-eating types. I thought that it was the 2000's, for pete's sake, and everyone should just stop complaining about how they didn't have equality and get out there and just DO for themselves, already...
The older I get the less I take for granted
Have you notice that young people are spoiled, ungrateful and feel entitled to all they want? There are people that seem to simply walk through the rain and never get wet. Those that have never known what it is like to "do without." People that have never had to work for what they have, yet still get more than you do. ...
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