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Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014
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When do you think the Highway 18/overpass project will be completed?
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Community News
The Blytheville Chickasaws scrimmaged the Helena-West Helena Cougars on Friday night. The Cougars won, 40-27, but the Chicks appeared to be much improved from last season.
Talented Gosnell QB is three-year starter (09/02/14)
During his career, Gosnell head coach Gary Moody has coached his share of talent. From all-state running backs to Division I lineman, he's seen it all. One thing he hasn't had, however, is a three-year starting quarterback. That changed as soon as he took the job at Gosnell when he handed over the quarterback position to then sophomore, Dwight Griffin, in the Fall 2012...
Gosnell-EPC scrimmage ends early (08/29/14)
LEPANTO -- Midway through the second quarter severe weather started rolling in, forcing Gosnell and EPC to end their scrimmage game early. At the time the scrimmage was called, Gosnell was ahead 14-0 over the host Warriors. The Pirate offense only got in about 10 plays, but cashed in two scores...
Improved Chicks fall to 4A power Helena-WH (08/29/14)
Other than the final score, new Blytheville head coach Ben Fisher couldn't be happier with Friday night's scrimmage against Class 4A power Helena-West Helena. The Chicks went toe-to-toe with the Cougars, leading at the end of the third quarter, before succumbing, 40-27, to the big, athletic visitors at Haley Field...
Football season finally here for local teams
Game week is finally here for the local high school football teams. It's an exciting time of the year for the schools and their fans.
Attracting butterflies takes a little planning
One of the most beautiful visitors to any garden is the butterfly. The Mississippi County Master Gardeners have planted a butterfly garden next to the Extension Office for the sole purpose of attracting these lovely insects.
Now taking applications ...
So owning a home is a great thing, right? You get to put your money into something that's actually yours every month, and you're not just throwing it down the endless black hole that is rent, and plus the American Dream and picket fences and puppies and apple pie and blah blah blah.
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