A tiny but high in demand widget to post sticky or "featured" posts into any widget area. Widget provided by http://sethmatics.com/.
Q: How do I make a sticky post? A: When you publish a post if you look under the "visibility" options you will see an option to make your post sticky.
Q: What is a sticky post? A: Typically they are posts that you want to "always show on top" of your blog posts regardless of the post date. In some special cercumstances like ClassiPress, sticky is used to create a "featured" section of the website.
Q: How do I use the plugin? A: Simple, just install it from your WP-Admin->Plugins page, then you will find a "widget" from the appearance section that you can drag into any of your sidebar areas. The exact placement will greatly change depending on your selected theme.