• Sami Ikram Khan

    Ikram Khan and Sarah Ikram Khan and Shayaan of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on April 16, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and has been named Sami Ikram Khan. Grandparents of the …

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  • ‘Callie ICC’ clear winner

    Angelia Roberts “In Black and White” Sometimes the real winners aren’t the ones who take home the first place trophy. That message was evident to me this week as I watched students (my grandson included) battle it out for the winning title during the elementary …

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  • Hairspray, heels no contest for spider

    Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” Killing spiders is not something I like but it’s something I’ve managed to overcome in recent years. To quote Delta Burke’s character, Suzanne Sugarbaker from “Designing Women”: “I don’t care what anybody says, I think the man should have to kill …

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  • The paradox of mobility in America

    We’re a species that has gotten around; we’ve migrated to every corner of the world. The spear tip of technology is how we can get somewhere else: the wheel, the sailboat, the rocket. In short: we’re movers. We are now as mobile as we’ve ever …

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  • Duo to wed at Marlsgate Plantation

    Wesley Greer and Aleksandra Czerwinska Drs. Witold and Bozena Czerwinski of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Aleksandra Czerwinska, to Wesley Greer, son of Dr. G. Stephen and Pam Greer of Little Rock. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. …

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  • Club News

    Izard Co. Historical and Genealogical Society MELBOURNE — A Violet Hill native now teaching in Springfield, Mo., was the speaker for the program for the spring quarterly meeting of the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society on April 15. Dr. Brooks Blevins, the Noel Boyd …

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  • Freed-Hardeman Lions clinch title versus Scots

    HENDERSON, Tenn. — The Freed-Hardeman Lions ran their win streak to nine games, handed the Scots their ninth straight loss and clinched the TranSouth Athletic Conference regular-season baseball championship here Saturday with a 10-1 victory in the nightcap of a doubleheader. The Lions won the …

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  • Wilson, crowd lift Hogs’ spring game

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Tyler Wilson had no reservations about stepping into Bobby Petrino’s role. The Arkansas quarterback made a point to fill any leadership void left in the wake of Petrino’s firing, both emotionally and on the field. Wilson’s results, 31 of 41 passing for …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, April 23 – Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

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  • Trevecca sweeps Lyon in TranSouth softball

    The Trevecca Nazarene Trojans swept the Lyon College Scots, winning 4-1 and 5-1 in a TranSouth Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on House Field Saturday. Pitcher Lauren Baker scattered seven hits over six innings while striking out four and walking one in the opener. Natalie Papini …

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  • T-wolves sweep at Playday

    BAY — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves won two games at the Bay Playday Tournament Saturday, tuning up for the upcoming district tournament this weekend. The T-wolves hammered the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs 10-3 as Christian Floyd pitched the complete five-inning gamem allowing six hits and …

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  • Lady Southerners outlast ‘Jackets

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners played through mud and rain Friday, defeating the Clinton Lady Yellow Jackets 17-14 in a 4A-2 District contest. Krysta Beeler pitched the complete 7-inning game, allowing 14 hits and striking out five, and Alexus Lawellin hit three for three …

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