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Charlotte family feels blessed: 7th-grader’s leukemia in remission

Reese Elizabeth Gardner is like most kids. She loves basketball and does the typical things that seventh-grade girls do. There’s one difference: Reese was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. When Reese began coughing, having difficulty breathing, her mother took her to the doctor. This was on a Tuesday, and …

In Other News

Mt. Pleasant Elementary ranks among top 10

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Arkansas Department of Education has announced that Mount Pleasant Elementary ranks among the top 10 percent …

Youth ranch honors Gov. Beebe

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe may have been the guest of honor but the children of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ …

Dealerships raise $3K for breast cancer awareness

The Stanley Wood Chevrolet and Scott Wood Chrysler dealerships have raised more than $3,000 from the community through its “Drive …

Free supper offered

Starting Over Ministries (Mitch and Geta Bell) will serve a free supper from 4 to 7 tonight at Josie’s at …

Prosecutors ask to drop Shoffner mail fraud charges

LITTLE ROCK — Federal prosecutors on Tuesday moved to drop their charges accusing former Arkansas state Treasurer Martha Shoffner of …

Report says murder suspect admitted abducting woman

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An arrest report says a man accused of killing a real estate agent two months ago …

News of Other Days

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Cushman UMC to hold potluck

CUSHMAN — Quillen Edwards will sing at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday at Cushman United Methodist Church. A potluck …

Sports

Coach points to Texas loss as good start for 11-1 Bruins

A trip to Texas and a loss was the start of it all for this most-recent Pulaski Academy juggernaut, said …

Fans invited to Pioneers’ ‘annual’ Thanksgiving morning practice

Ok, at least for now, let’s just call it the “Annual Batesville Pioneer Thanksgiving Morning Practice.” For the fifth time …

Lady Pioneers win big in basketball home opener

The Batesville Lady Pioneers big-numbered their first home basketball opponent while breaking into the win column Tuesday night in Pioneer …

Scot men, women lose road games

PARAGOULD — Crowley’s Ridge College came out fast against the Lyon College men’s basketball team Tuesday night, scoring 21 of …

Pratt sinks two free throws for 6-0 Midland; Reaves hits for 40, T-wolves improve to 5-0

IMBODEN — With the game tied 40-all, Midland’s Paisley Pratt hit two free throws with 1.3 seconds left to lift …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 27 – Saturday, November 29, 2014.

Local 8-year-old wins 2nd straight state bowling title

Sophia Strain is 2-0 in bowling tournaments, and she’s won two state championships. The 8-year-old from Eagle Mountain Elementary won …

Izard County seniors sweep Valley Springs

BROCKWELL — The Izard County Cougars hammered the Valley Springs Tigers 66-38 Monday at the Cougars Den for a non-district …