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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
CN adjusts publication schedule for Thanksgiving

In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Courier News has adjusted its publication schedule.

There will be no newspaper delivered on Thursday, Nov. 27, Thanksgiving Day.

Instead, there will be newspapers delivered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday of this week.

This week's Poll
What is the best part of the Thanksgiving meal?
 Turkey
 Stuffing
 Mashed potatoes
 Green bean casserole
 Cranberry sauce
 Rolls
 Pumpkin pie
 Falling asleep watching football afterward

Community News
For Thanksgiving this year, the Courier News asked citizens around the community to jot down a few words about why they feel grateful. In this photo gallery, we're sharing what people shared with us.
Lady Chicks fall to host West Memphis (11/26/14)
WEST MEMPHIS -- The Blytheville girls are young this season and it didn't help matters that they ran into one of the better West Memphis teams in recent memory on Tuesday night. West Memphis forced 18 Blytheville turnovers in the first half and the Lady Devils turned them into 29 points in the team's 53-21 win on the second day of the Lady Devil Classic...
Lady Pirates top Manila (11/25/14)
All three Gosnell girls basketball teams were victorious Monday night against Manila. The Lady Pirates defeated Manila, 53-49, the Junior Lady Pirates won 39-23, and the 7th graders edged the Lady Lions, 21-19. In the senior high game, Brook Hill and Lauren Rogers led the way for the Lady Pirates with 11 points each. Hill also grabbed eight rebounds, while Rogers swiped four steals...
Moody doing tremendous job captaining Pirate ship (11/25/14)
And then there was one. The Osceola Seminoles are the last remaining Mississippi County football team alive in the playoffs. The 'Noles defeated conference rival Melbourne last Friday, 14-7, and advanced to the quarterfinals to take on Charleston while the Gosnell Pirates lost in dramatic fashion, 7-6, to Arkadelphia...
Giving thanks for the intangible things
As we prepare to give thanks this holiday, there are no doubt a number of things on our minds.
Endless list of things to be thankful for
In a couple of days, families will break bread all across this great country in celebration of Thanksgiving.
Making some sense of Net Neutrality
Those of us who spend a lot of time on Facebook, and who have "liked" more news outlet pages than we can count or even remember, get bombarded with posts concerning this news item or that current event.
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Tonight
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Sat.
Hi: 60
Lo: 54
Sun.
Hi: 66
Lo: 45
Mon.
Hi: 45
Lo: 30
Tue.
Hi: 48
Lo: 39
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