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Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
Lawmakers seek answers from highway officials (03/10/14)
Committee to consider housing board post (03/08/14)
Local candidates draw for ballot position (03/08/14)
Races set for sheriff, District 54 post (03/07/14)
Big thaw under way on local roads (03/07/14)
KIPPsters ready to get their geek on (03/07/14)
Auditions planned for "Relay Idol" event (03/07/14)
Winter storm continuing to take a toll (03/06/14)
Season ends for Tigers (03/07/14)
HARRISON--The Armorel Tigers' season came to an end Thursday night after a 63-34 loss to the Kirby Trojans in the opening round of the 1A state tournament at North Arkansas University in Harrison. "They're (Kirby) going to be a tough team to beat," said Tiger head coach Justin Ward. "They were tough, physical and efficient on offense. They didn't miss a whole lot."...
Column: Weather adds more unpredictability to postseason (03/05/14)
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column about the unpredictability of high school athletics, in particular, end of the season prep basketball. I covered just about every aspect except one thing -- the weather. There's an old saying, "If you wonder if God has a sense of humor, just make plans." Well, plans were made for the state tournaments to begin on Tuesday, then Wednesday and now Thursday (If I were a betting man, I wouldn't bet on it.) I guess in this day and age, even God tries to get as much milage out of a good joke as he can.. ...
Weather ices local prep games (03/04/14)
The weather is once again wreaking havoc with the local basketball and now baseball schedules. The 1A state tournament in Harrison has been moved back one day. The Armorel Tigers, scheduled to play Kirby at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night, will now play at the same time on Wednesday night. As for when he can get his team on the road, Tiger head coach Justin Ward still wasn't sure as of Tuesday morning...
Welcome to Arkansas; enjoy the weather
So, uh, how about that weather, huh? Crazy, right? The answer is yes, it is crazy. But it's not just the massive amounts of ice and snow that fell that made the weather so odd or the way it seemed to cling for its life to the streets.
It's time for the big thaw if you ask me
Along with everybody else around here, I've had enough cold, nasty precipitation to last a lifetime. It might be a little better if we had the infrastructure around here to handle it (like a few snowplows and somebody with sense enough to operate them).
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