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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014
Today's Reason: The Kiwanis Club (04/15/14)
"101 Reasons to Feel Good about Where we Live" is a year-long celebration of the many good things in our community.
This week's Poll
EARLY LOOK: Who is your pick for Blytheville mayor in this year's election?
 Tommy Abbott
 James Sanders
 Hoping for another candidate

The Blytheville youth baseball season got underway Wednesday night, following two days of delays because of soggy field conditions. Several hundred local citizens were on hand at the Sportsplex to take in the festivities.
Another epic battle: Pirates, Blazers split (04/18/14)
The Gosnell-Valley View rivalry has provided plenty of memorable moments over the years. Add Thursday night's doubleheader at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex to that list. With Valley View moving up to the 5A-East next year, the two teams closed the book on an eight-year regular season rivalry by giving their fans one more night to remember with Gosnell taking game one of the twinbill, 7-4, and Valley View winning in extra innings, 6-2, in the nightcap...
Ruth's 3-run blast lifts Family Eye Care over Rotary, 14-12 (04/18/14)
Back-to-back nights of good weather provided another entertaining night of Cal Ripken youth baseball at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Here's a wrap up of Thursday night's action. MINOR LEAGUE Family Eye Care 14, Rotary 12 Cameron Ruth's three-run, over-the-fence home run helped propel Family Eye Care to a 14-12 win over Rotary in Minor League action Thursday night...
Chicks, Lady Chicks fall (04/18/14)
The Blytheville Chickasaws dropped a a non-conference battle to Obion County, Tenn, 8-1, Thursday night while the Lady Chicks lost to Caruthersville, Mo., 20-10 at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. The Chicks held a brief, 1-0 lead before Obion County scored four runs in the fourth followed by two runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings...
Eyesores have long been a problem for Blytheville
For years, one of the big issues plaguing Blytheville has been dilapidated properties -- abandoned eyesores created by fires and often made worse by vandalism.
Sportsplex deserves continued investment
The local youth baseball season is expected to officially get underway tonight, after soggy fields delayed the start of the season by a couple of days.
Book Review: "Flight of the Butterflies"
In my search for reading material for the grandkids, I sometimes stumble upon a jewel. Such a find was "Flight of the Butterflies" by Roberta Edwards.
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