Oct 30 2001 by admin
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Trail Blazers traded journeyman center Will Perdue to the Clippers for the rights to 1996 draft pick Doron Sheffer.
Lenny Rush and Don Howard won the Batesville Bassmasters’ season-ending Classic tournament Saturday on Greers Ferry Lake with 7.87 pounds, said Colin Patterson, reporter.
College volleyball: Freed-Hardeman at Lyon, Becknell Gym, 6 p.m.
College basketball: Lyon women at Central Baptist College (Conway), scrimmage, 7 p.m.
The Lyon College Scots defeated the Hendrix College Warriors in both halves of a scrimmage Monday at Batesville High School.
Lyon took the first half 43-35 and the second 37-24.
LITTLE ROCK – The Rev. Jim Black and Guadalupe Gray, both employees at White River Medical Center in Batesville, were recently named Distinguished Senior Employees, according to a news release.
Oct 30 2001 by Frances Williams
To use an old clichÃ©, life’s not always rosy. Emergencies happen. There are times when a little temporary help is needed to get through a crisis.
Oct 30 2001 by Chuck Ross
Thefts of pumpkins were reported to Independence County Sheriff’s deputies over the weekend.
Independence County reached its 181st birthday anniversary Oct. 23. The county was created Oct. 23, 1820, by the Territorial legislature at Arkansas Post, then the capitol of the territory.
The Independence County Hometown Wellness Coalition will sponsor a free health and wellness talk by Rob Sweetgall, president of Creative Walking, according to a news release.
The budget committee of the Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the municipal courtroom of the Jess B. Carpenter Building.
A Newport man was killed Friday evening when the pickup he was riding in lost control on U.S. 67 and struck a concrete barrier, state police said.
Oct 30 2001 by Andrea Bruner
The Batesville High School Marching Band is off to a successful year, if recent awards are any indication. Band director Michael Wells is looking for another Sweepstakes Award.