Batesville Lady Pioneer Krystal Pham will play in the second and final day of a state tennis tournament.
Pham, a senior who recently won the 5A-East District singles title, won two matches Monday in the Class 5A state event in Hot Springs. This morning, she was to take on top-seeded Helon Ricks of Hot Springs Lakeside, the host school, in a semifinal match.
In the other semifinal, Mary Wright, also of Lakeside, was to play Pulaski Academy’s Kelly Swanson. The championship match is set for some time this afternoon, Batesville Coach Greg Armstrong said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — These Fightin’ Phils are quite the comeback kids.
Jimmy Rollins lined a 2-run double with two outs in the ninth inning off All-Star closer Jonathan Broxton and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the National League Championship series.
FAYETTEVILLE — Here’s how well the Razorbacks played and how controversial the officiating was in last Saturday’s Arkansas-Florida game.
The Monday of Ole Miss week, with the Razorbacks’ battle with the Rebels and Houston Nutt looming Saturday in Oxford, Miss., the majority of the press conference questions centered on last Saturday’s game.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Sorry, Disneyland. The best roller coaster ride in Orange County on Monday was at Angel Stadium.
Six homers by the Angels and Yankees. A late lead change. Extra innings — again. A winning hit by a backup catcher who batted .211 this season.
Now that’s a ride — and for Jeff Mathis, the American League championship series was the happiest place on Earth.
Mathis drove home Howie Kendrick with a 2-out double in the 11th inning, and the Angels survived a second straight thriller, beating New York 5-4 Monday to trim the Yankees’ series lead to 2-1.
Lyon College’s Harlequin Theatre is gearing up for its fall performance, “Alice Threw the Looking Glass” by John Walch.
In this parody of Strunk & White’s grammar manual, “The Elements of Style,” a college freshman named Alice who is in danger of failing her English course takes a journey through a wonderland of writing, meeting and learning from personifications of its various aspects. After conquering such villains as run-on sentences armed with pistols, can she finally learn how to write a good paper?
The Old Independence Regional Museum will host Fall Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
This event is free and open to the public. It will feature events, demonstrations and hands-on activities for the entire family, celebrating the fall harvest season.
The museum board will make a special announcement at the event.
At 10:30 the Indian Inter-Tribal Association of Arkansas will be conducting a demonstration of several styles of dance in full regalia.
Jennifer Gillihan, owner of Diamond Design hair salon, has announced the opening of Wiggle Worms Children’s Clothing and Accessories.
Located on the second floor of the salon, Wiggle Worms offers new, and gently worn designer clothing for children ages newborn through 5T — everything from delivery blankets to warm soft jammies for crawlers and complete designer looks for pre-schoolers, Gillihan said.
In addition to the quality clothing, Wiggle Worms carries a wide variety of bags and other accessories at affordable prices that busy moms can appreciate, she added.
The law firm of Belew & Bell in Batesville has announced that Laura Wood Brissey joined the firm.
While Brissey will continue in her capacity as chief counsel to First Community Bank, this move will allow her to broaden the scope of her law practice and represent additional clients.
Since the opening of a full line archery shop a couple weeks ago, things have really been hopping at Payne’s Supply at 160 E. Boswell St. in Batesville.
“We offer a full line of archery equipment,” said David Payne, who owns and operates Payne’s Supply with his wife, Patricia, and son, Stephan.
“We sell both new and used bows and will trade for nearly anything,” Payne said. “We can do a complete setup on a new purchase or retune a bow that has been sitting in the closet since last season.”
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Chester Edd Passmore Sr., 88, of Mountain View died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia Cartwright Passmore; a son, Chester E. Passmore Jr. of Harrisburg; and two daughters, Judy Jones of Mountain View and Jeannie Dockins of Batesville.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Assembly of God Church in Mountain View. Arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Mountain View.