Christmas traditions have meaning in legend
(Column ~ 12/01/15)
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. ...
Pirates advance in SEMO Holiday Tournament
(High School Sports ~ 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...