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Doctor loved job, being ‘Pappaw’

David Taylor didn’t need the advice from his father about how to be a doctor. He watched and learned. Dr. Charles Taylor worked during a time when “doctors really did make house calls,” his son said. David, his only child who joined him on some of those outings, remembers the stops well. It’s where he would learn just what made …

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Caper divides town

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Sharp County Quorum Court gets good news

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Akridge to be guest speaker

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Cedar Ridge students win gold in SkillsUSA

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Ribbon cutting announced

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for the Batesville Area Arts Council at 1 p.m. …

Newark calls special meeting

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Sports

Vilonia, rain stop BHS softball streak

VILONIA — The Vilonia Lady Eagles and rain stopped the Batesville Lady Pioneers’ softball win streak at 11. The Lady …

WBC- Hannibal-LaGrange doubleheader split leaves Lyon softball team out of AMC tourney

A one-run victory for the Hannibal-LaGrange Lady Trojans ended the Lyon College softball team’s season. The Scots were hoping that …

Bearkatz drop Rebels in 9 innings

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz improved to 6-8 overall after defeating the Highland Rebels 6-5 in an extra-inning high school …

Rain cuts down Monday’s slate of ballgames

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Bielema wants Red-White scrimmage to provide good show, unify Razorbacks

FAYETTEVILLE — Sure, University of Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema wants a show for Saturday’s Red-White spring game conclusion to spring …

Volunteers hire Southern Miss basketball coach

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Baltimore Orioles slip by Boston Red Sox, 7-6

BOSTON (AP) — Clay Buchholz allowed six runs in the third inning, and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat …

Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA Coach of the Year, making him just the third coach …