Adam and Taylar Sherrill and Hailey of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on March 16, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Cameron Dean Sherrill.
Grandparents of the child are Kevin and Ann Cartwright and Frank and Juanita Terry.
Gavino and Axli Rodriguez of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on March 16, 2009. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Brandy Sophia Rodriguez.
Grandparents of the child are Jesus and Claudia Herrera and Magdaleno and Magdalena Rodriguez.
Jeremy and Nikohl Passmore and Riley of Mount Pleasant have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on March 15, 2009. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Hayden Kohl Passmore.
Grandparents of the child are Brad and Tammie Brooks and Becky Passmore.
Great-grandparents are Don and Bobby Riley and Larry Malloy.
James and Belinda Locke and Olivia of Jonesboro have announced the birth of a son and brother at St. Bernard’s Hospital Birthcare Center in Jonesboro on March 8, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and has been named Noah James Locke.
Grandparents of the child are Charles and Barbara Locke of Batesville, Miss., Lynn and Joyce Andrews of Wynne and Stanley and Shirley Hicks of Cherry Valley.
Great-grandparents are Wallace Cochran and Mildred Locke, both of Batesville, Miss., and Ossie Andrews of Wynne.
“I can never forgive him.”
How many times have you heard that?
We all want our own mistakes to be forgiven. But how many of us truly want to forgive? Especially on the big stuff?
Every time I write about forgiveness I get angry letters from people virtually shouting, “Why should he/she be forgiven? What they did was wrong.”
I would never minimize anyone’s pain, but isn’t that kind of the point of forgiveness?. If they hadn’t done something wrong there would be no need to forgive them.
Ben Franklin wouldn’t care for the results of the study. Neither would G.K. Chesterton.
According to the American Religious Identification Survey, more Americans have no religion these days — fewer folks embrace and practice the structure and order that traditional religion can bring.
That’s not helpful to a republic.
A republic is a fragile thing. Ours was designed with checks and balances to keep charlatans and rogues who slip into one branch of our government from dominating the others.
Melbourne — Judy Smith is a testament to Ozarka College’s mission of providing life-changing experiences through education, according to college officials.
Because of her hard work and determination through many hard knocks of life, Smith now has the career of being an elementary teacher at Evening Shade’s Math and Science Academy, something she has dreamed of for many years.
The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville recently hired Jerri Paull to teach in its registered nursing program.
Born and raised in northern California, Paull said she had wanted to be a nurse since she was a child, but “chose marriage and family over her career.” Over the years she gravitated to jobs in health care administration and finally decided to pursue a degree in nursing to enhance work she was already doing.
A former Batesville man has been charged with the rape of a 5-year-old girl in Independence County, according to an affidavit filed with the Independence County Circuit Court Clerk’s office.
In the affidavit, Independence County Detective Mike Mundy said a report was filed with the sheriff’s office in March of 2008 from a woman who said her underage relative had confided in her that she had been molested by Calvin Ray Morris, who is in his 50s, sheriff’s officers said.
The Lyon College Scots and Blue Mountain Toppers lived up to expectations Tuesday night in Becknell Gymnasium.
Lyon won the TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament “wild card” game 107-97 and advances to face top-seeded Union on Thursday night.
In three games, the Scots and Toppers have combined for 606 points.
“When you play that bunch, if you don’t come prepared to score a lot of points, you better get ready,” Lyon Coach Kevin Jenkins said.