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Friday, July 3, 2015
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This week's Poll
What are your thoughts regarding last week's Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage?
 I'm thrilled, it's about time!
 I'm not sure I'm personally behind it but I completely support every person's right to their own choices.
 I don't feel the government should be regulating marriage in any way.
 I object to it for religious or other personal reasons but I won't make a big deal out of it.
 I am wholeheartedly against this.
 This doesn't affect me and I don't really care.

Community News
A large crowd gathered at Williams Park on Tuesday evening to mourn the loss of Vincent Stone, who was the victim of a fatal shooting on Monday night at the park. Several in attendance offered words of advice, including Blytheville Mayor James...
Mann, Coach Brown lead All-CN team (07/03/15)
2015 was another entertaining year for area baseball teams. The Blytheville Chickasaws snapped a 64-game 5A East losing streak and showed plenty of hope for the future, the Gosnell Pirates and Rivercrest Colts marched to their respective state tournaments and the Armorel Tigers won their third state championship in dominating fashion...
Denso, Gosnell Pawn advance (07/01/15)
lytheville Courier News The 16U youth softball tournament began Tuesday night. The Denso Heat and Gosnell Pawn Shop are still alive and will play for the tournament championship Thursday night. Here's a round of the action from the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex...
Wright to play in Xtra Innings Classic (07/01/15)
Blytheville Courier News Gosnell Pirate, Chad Wright has been selected to play in the 12th Annual Xtra Innins Summer Classic. The Xtra Innings Summer Classic will be held July 6 and 7 at Arkansas State University's Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field in Jonesboro, AR...
I'm not a big fan of Mickey Mouse, either...
I've always considered myself a student, whether I'm actually attending school or not. Life has things to teach us, and let me just tell you my friends, there is nothing like motherhood to teach you a thing or two. Mainly how to avoid catastrophe at all times of the day and night, but other things too...
You have to stand for something or you'll fall for anything
Getting ready for work this morning I was confronted by the words of the great American country music philosopher Aaron Tippin: "You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything". His words challenge us to consider the virtue of taking a stand for what is right, even at a cost. Missing the big picture holds true for individuals, companies, communities and nations as well...
I support a single courthouse, but...
I found the write up of the Tuesday Quorum Court meeting very interesting and not a little disturbing. As with everything, there is a right and a wrong way to go about this courthouse consolidation thing, and from that article alone it appears the Quorum Court is going about it exactly the wrong way...
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