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Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014
This week's Poll
What upcoming election are you most interested in?
 MissCo hospital tax (Oct 14)
 Blytheville mayor (Abbott/Orr/Sanders)
 Gosnell mayor (Marshall/Trump)
 City council elections
 Ark. governor (Hutchinson/Ross)
 US Senate (Cotton/Pryor)
 US Representative (Crawford/McPherson)
 District 54 state rep (Wagner/Wallace)

Community News
The Blytheville Chickasaws opened the 2014 high school football season with a convincing 47-12 win over county rival Osceola. A large crowd was on hand to enjoy the first regular season game.
Local football teams off to best collective start since '08 (09/15/14)
Prep football is in its second week and there is plenty to be excited about around this end of the county.
Gosnell rallies past rival Seminoles (09/13/14)
GOSNELL--One of the biggest concerns Gonell Pirate head coach Gary Moody had going into Friday night's matchup against their rival Osceola Seminoles was a let down from last week's big victory over Harding Academy. Midway through the third quarter of Friday night's contest, Moody's worst fears looked like they might come true. ...
Chicks hold off Okolona, Miss., 25-24 (09/12/14)
OKOLONA, Miss. -- The Blytheville Chickasaws overcame five turnovers and hung on for a 25-24 win over host Okolona, Friday night. Blytheville's Demekko Clark picked off Chieftain quarterback Tyson Eddie with 1:11 to play, and moments later Demadre Clark ran for a key first down to ice the game...
A few comments on the critter twitter
There have been a couple of stories that have come through the various news agencies over the past couple of weeks about caterpillars.
I can't be blamed for the ice cream...
So at the beginning of this week, I decided to swear off sugar. Since then, I've had a slice of lemon ice box pie and also shared a pint of peach cobbler ice cream with The Police. Oh, and a sweet tea from Sonic. As you can see, it's going very well. Sugar is practically a thing of the past...
Finding the time (and money) for travel
I've spent some time over the past couple of weeks researching Yellowstone National Park. We're contemplating a trip there, potentially next summer.
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