• Audubon Society to meet

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Clinton. A Dutch-treat dinner will begin at 5:30. Dr. Chris Kellner, guest speaker, will present the program “Habitat requirements of Northern Bobwhite, Cerulean Warbler and Bell’s Vireo …

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  • ‘Seuss on the Loose!’ family reading night scheduled

    The March Family Reading Night titled “Seuss on the Loose!” will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Batesville Preschool, located at 1900 Lyon St. in Batesville. The event is open to all families with children birth through 5 years. The program will …

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  • Book examines characters from Arkansas history

    LITTLE ROCK — A man squanders his family fortune until he is penniless, loses every time he runs for public office, and yet is so admired by the people of Arkansas that the General Assembly names a county in his honor. A reknown writer makes …

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  • Jimmie Stowers

    NORFORK — Jimmie Wayne Stowers, 71, of Norfork died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at his home. Born June 23, 1940, in Guion, he was the son of Fred C. and Mabel Marchant Stowers. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1961. He was …

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  • Gail Rogers

    CAVE CITY — Gail Rogers, 56, of Cave City died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at her home. Born July 3, 1955, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Gwin Dola Craig and Mary Helen King Craig Martin. She had worked at Cave City Water Department. …

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  • Skye McQueen

    SAGE — Skye Anne Goodpaster McQueen, 61, of Sage died Feb. 19, 2012, in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 27, 1950, in Greensburg, Ind., she was the daughter of Harry Edward Goodpaster and Edna Lavonne Southerland Goodpaster. She was united in marriage to Darrell McQueen on …

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  • Lady Bearkatz relay team wins state indoor track title

    FAYETTEVILLE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz collected an indoor track and field state championship here Friday in the Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus. Shelbie Byram, Lonie Beth Cooper, Lindsey Wetzel and Shelby Brokaw teamed to win the 3,200-meter relay race in …

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  • Scots keep basketball advantage over TranSouth’s Mississippians

    Lyon College held its advantage over the other loner in a real TranSouth Athletic Conference basketball finale Saturday in Becknell Gymnasium. Lyon, the TranSouth’s only Arkansas school, swept Blue Mountain, the conference’s only Mississippi school, winning 100-62 in the women’s contest and 79-74 in men’s …

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  • Registration for Cord-Charlotte summer ball teams gets started

    Registration for the Cord-Charlotte summer tee-ball, softball and baseball programs is under way, according to a news release from Erin Bullington. The registration deadline is March 16. A $10 late fee will be charged afterward. The entry fees are $40 per child or $65 per …

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  • Nicki Sharp, Shane Crossen win doubles bowling event

    Nicki Sharp and Shane Crossen won the Batesville Mixed Doubles No-Tap Tournament at Hollywood Bowl on Feb. 19. They topped a field of 33 teams with a score of 1,698. Sharp also teamed with Rick Isley to finish second (1,680) in the 2-day event. Rounding …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY High school softball: Westside Consolidated varsity and junior varsity at Cedar Ridge (Newark), 4 p.m. High school baseball: Southside varsity and junior varsity at McCrory, 4:30 p.m.   TUESDAY High school basketball: Class 2A State Tournament at Cedar Ridge (Newark) — Norphlet girls vs. …

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  • Bats scat from elementary school

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A Little Rock elementary school is now bat free. The Little Rock School District shut down Bale Elementary on Friday while maintenance workers used smoke to drive them out. Class resumed this morning. District spokeswoman Tiffany Hoffman said officials believe they …

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