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Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2016
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Community News
See Who is Wanted by the Blytheville Police Dept.
Chicks fall to Yellowjackets (09/23/16)
In a battle of 5A-East heavyweights, Wynne delivered too many body shots in handing Blytheville a 57-32 loss to open league play Friday night at Haley Field. Despite three key fumbles in the middle quarters, the Chicks were within two touchdowns going into the fourth quarter, but could not complete the comeback as Wynne pulled away to win the clash of defending co-conference champions...
Young rushes for five TDs, 261 yards as Pirates top Brookland (09/23/16)
BROOKLAND -- Gosnell sophomore Cadarius Young made quite a splash in the 3-4A opener with Brookland. Young rushed for five touchdowns and 261 yards as the Pirates rolled to a 38-12 victory. Young scored on runs of 45, 47, 5, 80 and 30 yards to lead the way...
Friday Night Scoreboard (09/23/16)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Alma 28, Vilonia 3 Ashdown 13, Mena 12 Atkins 29, Lamar 14 Bald Knob 46, Harding Academy 34 Batesville 56, Nettleton 42 Bearden 28, Rison 24 Bentonville 24, Fayetteville 21 Bentonville West 42, Van Buren 14 Brinkley 38, Clarendon 29...
This is our high calling...
"Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...." First Amendment, United States Constitution. "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be... [But] where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe," Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to Colonel Charles Yancey on January 6, 1816...
I'll always be saying I love you...
Let me tell you a story about a miracle. Actually, it's about a string of miracles, some so small that only one or two people noticed, and some big enough to change lives. So there was this girl who found herself in a tight spot (as so often we do). ...
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Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24

-- The BHS Class of 1966 will host a 50 year class reunion. For more information, call (870)762-1850.

Saturday, Sept. 24

-- Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include a children's carnival with games such as Ping Pong Ball Toss, Krazy Kans, Baseball Toss, Sports Zone, face painting, inflatables and more. There will also be a silent auction and raffle for hand pierced and hand quilted quilt and Hays Grocer gift cards ($300, $200 and $100).

Monday, Sept. 26

-- The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at noon at the Holiday Inn.

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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