TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Arkansas Travelers brought an end to a 7-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tulsa Drillers.
Pitcher Matt Shoemaker improved his record to 9-2, allowing one run and six hits over seven innings Sunday.
The victory was his fourth straight against Tulsa this season.
The Travs scored three runs in the first inning, including a 2-run double by Roberto Lopez.
Tulsa remains in first place in the Texas League North Division with a 15-14 second-half record, tied with Northwest Arkansas. The Travelers are a game behind at 14-15.
ASH FLAT — Two contestants will vie for the 2011 Miss Sharp County title at 6:30 tonight at the fairgrounds pavilion, said Sue Billiot, pageant director.
They are Rebecca Huffmaster, daughter of Jack Huffmaster of Hardy, and Hannah Huff, daughter of Richard and Michelle Huff of Evening Shade.
PLEASANT PLAINS — Larry and Valerie Dunn of Pleasant Plains and Robert and Fay Grantz of Southside have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nichole Grantz, to Jeremy Alan Ball, son of Larry and Sherry Ball of Floral.
The bride-elect will graduate from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in December with a registered nurse degree. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences beginning in spring 2012.
Junior and Stella Miller recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.
Stella Kimmer and Junior Miller were married July 16, 1971, at New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Bethesda. The Rev. P.F. Meador officiated.
Mr. Miller is a retired coach and schoolteacher. Mrs. Miller is retired from White-Rodgers.
They have two children, Mark Miller and his wife, Sandra, and Melissa Taylor and her husband, Keith; and three grandsons, Wesley Miller, Ethan Taylor and Eli Taylor.
A trip to Eureka Springs is planned in the fall.
Tony and Zelda May and Kayla of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on July 22, 2011. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Landon Robert May.
Grandparents of the child are Barbara May and the late George May, the late Toby Epperson and the late Ellen Lantz.
Great-grandparents are Clora May and Hugh Inman and the late Helen Inman.
Clinton and Melissa Clark and Jace of Mountain View have announced the birth of twin sons and brothers at White River Medical Center on July 22, 2011. Tyler Ray Clark weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Chance Paul Clark weighed 6 pounds, 15.6 ounces.
Grandparents of the children are Steve and Lesa Mitchell and Danny and Debbie Clark.
Great-grandparents are Elanor Mitchell and the late O.D. Mitchell, Lelia Stewart and the late Bob Stewart, Evalin and Loy Wells, the late Wayne Clark, Barbara Batten and the late Harold Batten and the late Margie and Charles York.
Clayton and Fallon Barnett, Mason and Hunter of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on July 22, 2011. The baby weighed 7 pounds, .4 ounces and has been named Cheyenne Belle Barnett.
Grandparents of the child are John and Sherry Garner and Cliff and Connie Barnett.
Great-grandparents are Jim and Linda McPherson, Gene and Erma Barnett, Lorene Bryant and Raymond and Delois Staggs.
Rene Saltillo and Elvia Bahena of Cave City have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on July 19, 2011. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2.4 ounces and has been named Lucero Renee Saltillo.
Grandparents of the child are Robert and Agustina Wisdom and Ricardo and Leonor Saltillo.
Great-grandparent is Bobby Wisdom.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Ladies of the Highland Elks will have their annual all-you-can-eat breakfast bonanza and bake sale from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The meal will include pancakes, sausage, biscuits, gravy, breakfast casseroles and beverages.
The cost is $6 in advance or $6.50 at the door. All proceeds will go to local charities.
The event is open to all members and guests, including children.
The lodge is located at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village.
MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will sponsor a dog wash, flea dip and rabies clinic Saturday at the Corner Drug Store parking lot in Melbourne.
The dog wash and dip will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the fee is $15. A wash only is $10.
Veterinarian Nanci Solis of Thousand Hills Veterinary Services in Little Rock will administer rabies shots for $10 as well as other vaccinations from 1 to 4 p.m. She will also administer vaccinations to cats.
Dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers.
SOUTHSIDE — Emmanuel Baptist Church will have a one-day vacation Bible school beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Activities will include a Bible lesson, crafts and music.
At 4, parents may pick up their children or stay for the cookout and water fun day.
The church is located across from Southside School.