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Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014
Today's Reason: The Greyhound Bus Station (04/22/14)
"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
Who is your pick in the Democratic Party primary for sheriff?
 Dale Cook
 Larry "Pudge" Williams

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.
Chicks, Lady Chicks fall to FC (04/23/14)
The Blytheville Chickasaws led Forrest City, 4-2, heading into the top of the seventh and were three outs away from their first 5A-East win since 2010. However, the Mustangs had other plans and plated three runs in the seventh and held on for a 5-4 win in game one of a 5A-East doubleheader Tuesday night at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex...
Holiday Inn tops Rotary (04/23/14)
Holiday Inn scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth to pull away from Rotary, 18-9, Tuesday night in Cal Ripken Major League action at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Hays Austin tossed two innings and struck out two in recording the win. Leading Holiday Inn at the plate were Ross Russell (2-2, triple, three runs, 2 RBIs) and Garrett Gentry (2-3, two doubles, three runs, 2 RBIs)...
Camp blanks PHS, extends hit streak to 23 (04/23/14)
POCAHONTAS--Gosnell's Will Camp tossed a five-hit shutout as the Pirates defeated the Pocahontas Redskins, 6-0, to wrap up the 3-4A conference regular season Tuesday night. Camp struck out six over seven innings of work. He has yet to walk a batter all season. Camp also extended a season long hitting streak to 23 games by picking up singles in the third and sixth innings...
Civic club members head to jail
A group of local Rotarians was transported to the county jail Wednesday morning.
Little downside to MLK Boulevard proposal
If I had a vote on the Blytheville City Council, I'd go ahead and vote in favor of renaming Ash Street in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., if the proposal ever actually came up for a vote.
Easter week was filled with blessings
I hope everyone had a wonderful and blessed Easter. We certainly did. And that was due in no small part to the wonderful services presented for the entire community by the Blytheville Ministerial Alliance.
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