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Winter Storm Warning
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015
This week's Poll
Who would you like to see get the 2016 Republican presidential nomination?
 Jeb Bush
 Ben Carson
 Chris Christie
 Ted Cruz
 Mike Huckabee
 Bobby Jindal
 Sarah Palin
 Rand Paul
 Rick Perry
 Marco Rubio
 Scott Walker

Community News
Around the county Monday, Americans paid tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, rallies, speakers, church services and other events. There were also scattered protests and demonstrations as the nation observed the...
Bielema speaks to packed house in Manila (03/02/15)
MANILA -- The Mississippi County Razorback Club held its annual banquet Monday night at the Manila Municipal Airport. A capacity crowd was on hand for the guest speaker, Arkansas Razorback head football coach Bret Bielema. With about 500 tickets being sold to this year's event, the third year Razorback head coach was greeted by a loud and enthusiastic crowd who opened the night with the traditional calling of the hogs...
Baseball/softball registration at Burge's this week (03/02/15)
Those wishing to sign up for youth baseball and softball may still do so. Because of the recent bad weather, the Blytheville Baseball Softball Boosters is offering more late registration opportunities. Participants may sign up at Burge's Shoe Store on Main Street, Monday through Friday, during business hours...
Wright Gym gymnasts do well at AAU meet (03/02/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Competing against gymnasts from places like St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, host Farmington and others, the Blytheville-based The Wright Gym Classics had two all-around champions in Saturday's Hershey Classic AAU meet. Lilly Miller and Liz Brasfield, who are both Level 2 gymnasts, won their age divisions. Miller was champion in the 10-plus age group, while Brasfield took first place honors in the 9-year-old division of Level 2...
Online "Wanted" feature yields results
On Friday, the Courier News launched a new section on its website: "See Who Is Wanted By The Blytheville Police Department."
Movies, and a real movie star
I was one of the 16 percent fewer folks who watched the Oscars this year, and there is a question I just have to ask. Does anyone remember when the good movies won the major awards?
I don't guess there's any way to do both ...
There's a florescent light directly over my desk here in the CN office that has never worked. At least not as long as I've been sitting at this desk.
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Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6:00 AM CST on Thursday for Mississippi County and 7 other counties in Arkansas
Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6:00 AM CST on Thursday for Crittenden County, Lee County, Phillips County and St. Francis County
Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6:00 AM CST on Thursday for Dunklin County, Missouri and Pemiscot County, Missouri


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