web-Nobel Deva Hupaylo

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 …

In Other News

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Pot grower receives probation

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Legal Aid recognizes Castleberry

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Wording of alcohol item rejected 

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Man won’t face death penalty for setting girlfriend on fire 

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Voyeur doc held on $500K bond 

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Sports

Scots win 11th straight, close in on AMC lead

The gap between the top teams in the American Midwest Conference became a little smaller over the weekend as the …

Scot softballers go 2-2, need help to extend season

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Lady T-wolves go 3-1 in district

NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves won three out of four 2A-2 District games last week, crushing Cotter and …

Batesville 7th-graders sweep Arnold Relays

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

T-wolves outscore Bulldogs

NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Tuckerman Bulldogs 14-9 in a 2A-2 District game, improving to 7-3 in …

Witt takes checkered flag in late models at BMS

LOCUST GROVE — Roger Witt took the checkered flag in the NeSmith Late Model feature in the Isle of Capri …

Citizens Bank Bad Boys collect another baseball tourney victory

JONESBORO — In two weekends, the Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team brought home two trophies from United States …

Sports Calendar

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