• Confederate Gen. Hindman’s first order

    One hundred fifty years ago, the minutia of the Confederate experience in Arkansas began a long and arduous journey through the annals of history. Union Gen. Sam Curtis had been steadily advancing through Arkansas following the White River; the back door to Little Rock was …

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  • The only label that counts

    The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that minority births in America have eclipsed those of whites of European ancestry. Boy, have the media been in a tizzy over that one. As it goes, nonwhite minorities (Asian, Latino, black or mixed race) accounted for 50.4 percent …

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  • Balsers to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. James Balser, 2012 Mr. and Mrs. James Balser, 1962                   MAGNESS — James and Gladys Balser of Magness will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. Gladys McCarroll and James Balser were married June 2, …

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  • Sharp, Stout announce plans

    Matt Stout and Haley Sharp EVENING SHADE — William Sharp and Shelley and Carlton Davis, all of Evening Shade, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Sharp, to Matt Stout, son of Michael and Sherry Stout of Batesville. The bride-elect is …

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  • Lyon signs JC cager from Florida

    Lyon College added another player to the men’s basketball squad with the signing of Marcus Humose Tuesday, according to a news release from the college. The 6-foot shooting guard that averaged 22 points a game for Cottondale High School in Cottondale, Fla., then played two …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3, 2012.

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  • Ozarka College releases honors lists

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College recently announced that 100 students have been named to the President’s List and 89 students have been named to the Vice President of Academic Affairs’ List for the spring semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be …

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  • Honor Rolls – Concord, Hillcrest

    Concord CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Concord High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Karleigh Ferrell, Garrett Seal; general — Mallory Benton, Kailey Bowman, Taylor …

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  • 2 S-side soccer players return to all-state team

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School’s all-state selections for soccer included a 3-time honoree, an underclassman who’s on track for the same accomplishment and a newcomer. Lady Southerner senior Alex Burroughs earned the honor among Class 4A players for the third straight time. Representing the Southerners, …

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  • BHS soccer teams max out again on league wins, all-state selections

    The Batesville High School soccer teams swept the 5A-East Conference competition for the second season in a row and placed six more players on the Class 5A All-State team. Senior Manuel Garcia and junior Lainey Rumans won the honor for the second year in a …

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  • House fire investigated

    MELBOURNE — On Tuesday, smoke was still visible from a two-story brick home that had been burning since Sunday night. Melbourne Fire Chief Rusty Campbell said an Izard County deputy was driving by the home located on Highway 69 when he saw the house on …

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  • Southside board approves bids

    SOUTHSIDE — Bids for Southside School District’s new high school project was among the items discussed when the Southside School Board met May 14. The board heard from Andrew Adlong of Nabholz Construction Services about the project and reviewed a summary of bids, nearly two …

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