• In defense of politics

    A common insult aimed at someone trying to accomplish something in the public realm these days is to say: “He’s playing politics with the issue.” And if you want to disparage a policy decision? “It was political.” Or dismiss an action as barely worth discussing? …

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  • Communitywide yard sale set

    MELBOURNE — The 22nd annual spring city of Melbourne communitywide yard sale will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. All sales will be held rain or shine. A list of participants is being compiled. To be added to the list, call city hall …

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  • Deputy rescues men from water at park

    PINE BLUFF (AP) — A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy has rescued two men who were thrown from their boat at a park in Pine Bluff. Maj. Lafayette Woods said that off-duty Deputy Tommy Holcomb Jr. was out fishing on Saturday when he heard a loud …

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  • Rose Bud adds to White County’s Orange Crush titles

    The Rose Bud Lady Ramblers kept the Orange Crush titles in the family, and the Valley View Lady Blazers were left holding the second-place hardware again. Saturday night, just a little bit before it became Sunday morning, the Lady Ramblers defeated the Lady Blazers 8-5 …

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  • Scots win 2 of 3 from RedHawks

    The Lyon College Scots went 2-1 against the Martin Methodist RedHawks over the weekend on Scots Field, collecting their second TranSouth Athletic Conference series win. The Scots are now 5-10 in the conference and 24-18 overall. Lyon remains in eighth place in the TranSouth, two …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY College softball: Williams Baptist at Lyon, House Field, doubleheader, 2:30 p.m. Junior high track and field: Junior Pioneer Relays at Pioneer Stadium, 3:30 p.m.; Southside Junior Southerner Relays, 3:30 Junior and senior high baseball: South Side Bee Branch varsity and junior varsity at Southside, …

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  • Jerry Downs

    Jerry Downs Jerry Downs, 63, of Batesville died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at his home. Born July 23, 1948, in Independ-ence County, he was the son of Eddie and Mary Lou Parmer Downs. He was of the Pentecostal faith and attended Cave City Church of …

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  • Amy Gann

    Amy Gann, 47, of Batesville died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born May 26, 1964, in Newport, she was the daughter of Jackie Russell Cheshier and Edith Daniels Jackson. Survivors include her father; her mother; her stepfather, Don Jackson; her stepmother, Jennifer …

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  • Mauverine Sewell

    Mauverine Sewell CAVE CITY — Mauverine Elizabeth Miller Sewell, 84, of Cave City died Saturday, March 31, 2012. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel in Batesville with her great-grandson, Jesse Dorris, officiating. Burial will be in Center …

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  • Aron Estes

    CAVE CITY — Aron Roy Estes, 88, of Cave City died Thursday, March 29, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born Sept. 25, 1923, at Agnos, he was the son of John K. and Ada Heath Estes. He was a retired steel worker, having worked in …

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  • Kelly Terry

    NEWPORT — Kelly Terry, 40, of Newport died Friday, March 30, 2012, in Batesville. Born Dec. 3, 1971, in Newport, she was the daughter of Paul and Marcia Johns Brock. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Newport and was co-owner of Daisies …

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  • Police follow tip to bootleggers

    A tip through its website led the Independence County Sheriff’s Office to a Baker Street address Friday afternoon where a search warrant resulted in the arrest of 35-year-old Judy Mills and 41-year-old Steven Young for bootlegging beer and hard liquor. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery …

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