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Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
This week's Poll
With the absence of a movie theater in Mississippi County and no indications of one coming soon, do you support the idea of the Ritz showing first run movies once again?
 Absoutely! That is great news.
 Yes
 I don't watch movies
 No
 Absolutely not!

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The Blytheville Chickasaws and Lady Chicks honored seniors on Senior Night, Thursday, Feb. 16. (Photos by Gregory French/Courier News)
Chicks close regular season in style on Senior Night (02/18/17)
The Blytheville Chickasaws improved their record to 14-12 overall and 8-9 in 5A/6A-East Conference, after a big, 72-43, win on Senior Night against the 6A Marion Patriots. The Patriots defeated the Chickasaws on Dec. 6 at Marion, 47-45. "I feel like the effort was there and, as the game went on, it got stronger and stronger," said Blytheville head coach McKenzie Pierce. "We rebounded the ball pretty well."...
Pirates end season with loss in District tourney opener (02/17/17)
POCAHONTAS -- The Gosnell Pirates' season came to an end on Tuesday night with a, 60-58, loss to the Trumann Wildcats in the first round of the 3-4A District tournament. The Wildcats led, 33-24, at the midway point. The Pirates had the ball with 5.9 seconds left to go to win or tie the ball game. Instead senior Tramaine Anderson lost the ball out of bounds and the Widcats came away with a, 60-58, win...
Chicks' Clark signs with Garden City (02/17/17)
After flirting with a 2,000-yard season in his junior campaign, Blytheville Chickasaw senior DeMekko Clark hit the ground running in his senior year to surpass the 2,000-yard mark by 111 yards and led the whole state in rushing yards with 2,111. On Thursday afternoon, Clark signed a letter of intent to play with the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association's national champion, the Garden City Community College Broncbusters from Garden City, Kansas. ...
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