• Lexxon Jace Turner

    Levi and Jeri Turner and Layton of Cave City have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on May 15, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 1.2 ounces and has been named Lexxon Jace Turner. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Sarah Mary Payton

    John and Ashley Payton of Poughkeepsie have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on May 16, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Sarah Mary Payton. Grandparents of the child are Howard and …

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  • Flippo to mark 97th birthday

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Carl Flippo of Pleasant Plains will celebrate his 97th birthday Friday with family. He is a lifelong resident of Pleasant Plains. He retired from Arkansas Forestry and Arkansas Highway Department. Cards will be appreciated.

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  • Batesville pharmacist honored

    LITTLE ROCK — Steve Bryant, owner of Bryant’s Pharmacy and Health Care Center in Batesville, received the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy Dean’s Award for Service to the College during the Senior Honors Convocation on May 18. Bryant received the …

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  • Protest votes show Obama displeasure

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some presidential primary voters in Kentucky and Arkansas are taking a swipe at President Barack Obama, denying the incumbent nearly 4 out of every 10 votes cast on the Democratic side. In Kentucky’s closed primary, about 42 percent of registered Democrats who …

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  • 2 Dem runoffs in House races; Cotton wins GOP

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An Army veteran locked down the Republican nomination for an open congressional seat in southern Arkansas while Democratic candidates for that seat and one in eastern Arkansas were headed to a runoff election next month. The congressional matchups dominated voting Tuesday, …

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  • Roberts, Halfacre to exchange vows

    Phillip John Halfacre and Amber Marie Roberts FAYETTEVILLE — Amber Marie Roberts and Phillip John Halfacre, both of Fayetteville, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sue Kinion and Danny Hoff of Springdale and Preston and Darla Roberts of …

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  • Clay, McCord plan nuptials

    Jeff McCord and Angela Clay Angela Clay and Jeff McCord have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Linda Clay of Cave City. She is the granddaughter of the late Ted and Maxie Justus of Panther, W.Va. She …

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  • Isabella Taylor Shelton

    Brandon and Samantha Shelton of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on May 14, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 8.5 ounces and has been named Isabella Taylor Shelton. Grandparents of the child are Steve Shelton and Karen …

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  • Miss. State whips Arkansas in 1st round of SEC tourney

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Wes Rea’s 3-run homer helped Mississippi State defeat Arkansas 9-1 Tuesday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament. Rea’s home run, his fifth of the season, came in the second inning off Arkansas starter Ryne Stanek (6-4), who …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, a move that drew criticism from the players’ union and some of the players. “Any change in working conditions is a collectively bargained issue,” the NFL Players …

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  • Lebron’s maturity shines in Game 4 playoff victory

    Spectacular as it seemed, it was nothing we haven’t seen from LeBron James before. Maybe that’s the funny thing about all the hoopla over James’ performance in Game 4 of the Pacers-Heat series. Because for once, it wasn’t just his talent that deserved the spotlight, …

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