• Area track, field athletes win three championships

    In weekend junior and senior high school track and field meets in Heber Springs, three Guard-circulation area athletes won championships. On Saturday, Midland freshmen Emily Stephens and Charlie Money won the 1A-3 District titles. Stephens won the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 19.12 seconds …

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  • Freed-Hardeman sweeps TranSouth doubleheader

    Freed-Hardeman Lady Lion Sara Cousar pitched a 1-hit shutout and outhit the Lyon College Scots while sweeping a TranSouth Athletic Conference softball doubleheader Monday on House Field. The visitors from Henderson, Tenn., improved to 17-13 in the conference and 25-19 overall with the 2-0 and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, April 24 – Sunday, April 29, 2012.

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  • Long brings back Smith as interim head coach

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — John L. Smith knew Arkansas as well as anyone, had a vested interest in seeing the program’s recent run of success continue, and the chance to help clean up the mess Bobby Petrino made was too much for Smith to pass up. …

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  • T-wolves finish second in 2A-2

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Bradford Eagles 12-4 Monday in a 2A-2 District high school baseball contest as Justin Keller pitched the victory. Keller struck out 11 and walked three. The T-wolves were led by Justin Lovell’s double, Luke Henderson’s two hits …

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  • Lady Pirates win in nine innings

    CONCORD — The Concord Lady Pirates defeated the Guy-Perkins Thunderbirds 7-6 in a 1A 2-South District high school softball game Monday with a 4-run ninth inning. The Lady Thunderbirds led 6-3 going into the bottom of the ninth. The Lady Pirates rallied as Sydney Harlan …

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  • Sharp County Democrats meet, greet

    ASH FLAT — Democratic candidates for various district and local offices gave informative talks following a free barbecue luncheon at the Sharp County Courthouse on April 15, reported Ed Wiles, chairman of the county’s Democratic Party. “Everyone had the opportunity to meet and greet all …

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  • After split, Pioneer postseason looks hazy

    Splitting a doubleheader with the Beebe Badgers at the North Complex on Tuesday, the Batesville Pioneers’ high school baseball postseason prospects are very much up in the air. The Pioneers won the opener 4-2, the Badgers took the nightcap 6-2, and the 5A-East District’s top-4, …

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  • Shirley Treadway

    Shirley Treadway, 66, of Batesville died Saturday, April 21, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born April 29, 1945, in Lepanto, she was the daughter of Herbert and Margaret Cross Bullard. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a son, Bob Treadway of Batesville; a …

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  • Volunteer, pal to train with ‘Dog Whisperer’

    Scooby could have been a dog that nobody wanted, but where some only saw a hyper mutt that jumped on people Jo Spinks saw potential. So much potential, in fact, that the homeless dog is getting a chance to work with Cesar Millan, known the …

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  • Salado couple tours with bands

    SALADO — Justin Timberlake may have sung about bringing sexy back, but Glen Lutner of Salado hauled it everywhere. Glen and Donna Lutner along with their dog Shorty have been on tour with some of the most famous bands in the country. As a driver …

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  • Yarnell’s Ice Cream celebrates Arkansas comeback

    SEARCY — In a “sqroundbreaking” ceremony at the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, Arkansas’ beloved Yarnell’s Ice Cream announced plans for its comeback, including a new carton size — the “sqround” — flavors, and distribution dates and locations. Yarnell’s, which was acquired in November …

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