BLYTHEVILLE, AR - The 9th Annual Southern Bancorp Hope Concert, presented by Mississippi County Electric Cooperative, happens Friday night, February 28, at the Holiday Inn in Blytheville. "The concert features country music superstar James Otto," according to Dana Ham, event coordinator. "We've got some other great entertainment lined up for the night, including David Adam Byrnes and Rooster Blue," said Ham. Doors open at 6 p.m. with heavy appetizers, a cash bar, a live auction and live entertainment starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 advance or $40 at the door. You may purchase tickets at the Thunder Country 96.3 FM studios at 125 S. 2nd Street in Blytheville or reserve tickets by calling (870) 762-2093. The concert benefits St Jude Children's Research Hospital.