• Free physicals set for May 3

    Batesville High and WRMC PROS will offer free physicals to all athletes in the Batesville School District on May 3 at the WRMC’s Women’s Center Radiology Department, according to a news release from the school. Physicals for junior high athletes (entering grades 7 through 9) …

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  • Rain washes out local events

    Many area sporting events were canceled Friday due to rain, and one event has been rescheduled for today. The Cave City Cavemen are scheduled to play their 4A-2 District baseball doubleheader in Heber Springs beginning at 4 p.m. Other high school baseball games washed out …

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  • Jonesboro man wins Cage Fighting title

    A minute and 38 seconds was all it took for Beau Hogan to seal his middleweight title as Cage Fighting Champion. Hogan, who fights out of Iron Fist gym in Jonesboro, clenched the title when William Winkle of Without Limits MMA submitted under a guillotine …

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  • George Files

    George Files George Lee Files, 90, of Batesville died Thursday, April 19, 2012, in a Little Rock hospital. Born May 30, 1921, in Rushing, he was the son of Johnnie Harrison Files and Mattie Harper Files. He was a World War II veteran and a …

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  • Jo Bradley

    SIDNEY — Mobeta “Jo” Bradley, 71, of Sidney died Thursday, April 19, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 24, 1940, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Medley Woodrow and Vida Stubbs Smith. She was a homemaker and had worked at International Shoe Factory …

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  • Michael Pickering

    CAVE CITY — Michael Craig Pickering, 62, of Cave City died Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Newark. Born Feb. 6, 1950, at Dallas, he was the son of Oren Craig and Aleta Fern LaRue Pickering. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in Vietnam. …

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  • Joseph Moody II

    Joseph Moody II, 31, of Batesville died Friday, April 20, 2012, in a Newport hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1980, in Batesville, he was the son of Joseph and Nancy Davis Moody. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents; a son, Joseph Hayden …

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  • Vicky Rudd

    KENNETT, Mo. — Vicky Sue Rudd, 48, of Kennett, Mo., died Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Born Aug. 22, 1963, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Rudell and Iretta Dees Brooks. Survivors include two sons, Johnny Rudd and Cody Westbrook, both of Kennett; three grandchildren, …

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  • Motel reports linen theft

    Whoever took linens from the Batesville Best Western Motel recently didn’t just go for a couple of towels and some soap. They also took cases of linens, according to Deputy Michael Darr. Motel owner Jaya Patel told Darr that sometime between Saturday evening and Wednesday …

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  • Rogers woman ticketed, crashed into fire truck

    ROGERS (AP) — Police in Rogers say a woman has been ticketed after crashing her car into a fire truck that was responding to a medical call. No serious injuries are reported from the Friday crash. Police say 36-year-old Samantha Tygart of Rogers was ticketed …

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  • Judge candidate bit by snake

    SEARCY (AP) — A White County judge candidate is in the hospital after suffering a snake bite. Bill Haynie is challenging incumbent Michael Lincoln in the Republican primary for White County judge. Haynie’s wife says her husband was driving from his office Sunday when he …

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  • ‘Historic Middle East Travelogue’ to be presented

    ASH FLAT — Guest speaker Louis Intres will present a “Historic Middle East Travelogue” program when the Sharp County Historical Society holds its spring quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room of First National Banking Co. in Ash Flat, said Ina Gill, …

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