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Area native part of Nobel Peace Prize team

When Deva Hupaylo graduated from Salem High School her teachers wanted her to focus on the field of medicine. Instead, she headed to the University of Arkansas and opted to become a chemical engineer. After landing jobs with some nationally recognized companies she applied for a position in the Netherlands and was accepted. On the day the 2013 Nobel Peace …

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Sports

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Lady T-wolves go 3-1 in district

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PARAGOULD — Led by the individual scoring of Taylor Griffin and Abby Woodruff, and the all-event scoring in the boys …

T-wolves outscore Bulldogs

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Citizens Bank Bad Boys collect another baseball tourney victory

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Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Monday, April 21 – Tuesday, April 22, 2014.