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 …

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Sports

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Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 18 – Saturday, April 19, 2014.