• Vickery, Fuqua set to exchange vows

    Taylor Fuqua and Kendra Vickery CAVE CITY — Phillip and Sherri Vickery of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendra Vickery, to Taylor Fuqua, son of John and Rose Fuqua of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shelton …

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  • Couple to wed in Romance

    Jessica Farmer and Calvin Bramlett Jr. POUGHKEEPSIE — Jeffery Farmer of Poughkeepsie and Diana Dorris of central Arkansas have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Farmer, to Calvin Bramlett Jr., son of Calvin Bramlett of Bee Branch and Malinda Buchanan of …

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  • Kaylee Ann Bruner

    Gary and Andrea Bruner of Sulphur Rock have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on May 30, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2.2 ounces and has been named Kaylee Ann Bruner. Grandparents of the child are Rebecca Bruner of …

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  • Leo Davis Cook

    Justin and Jennifer Cook, Ladd and Lincoln of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on May 31, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Leo Davis Cook. Grandparents of the …

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  • Lynleigh Claire Neal

    Clark and Karen Neal of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on May 31, 2012. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Lynleigh Claire Neal. Grandparents of the child are Joe and Penny Neal …

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  • Athena Rose Mobley

    Derek and Lauren Mobley of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on May 31, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 8.3 ounces and has been named Athena Rose Mobley. Grandparents of the child are Kelley and Lauren Piker, …

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  • Zane Quinten Cox

    Will and Sarah Cox and Tucker of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on May 31, 2012. The baby weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Zane Quinten Cox.

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  • Mayor pleads no contest to FOIA violation

    JONESBORO (AP) — The mayor and three alderman of an eastern Arkansas town pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor counts of violating the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Craighead County Special Judge Orville Clift sentenced Bono Mayor Billy Stephens and Aldermen John Dodd, Leon Hamilton …

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  • Rain welcomed; drought persists

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Farmers welcomed this week’s downpour after enduring one of the driest Mays on record in some parts of Arkansas and one that worsened drought conditions in the state. “It was the first significant rain event we have had in over a …

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  • Astros draft another top shortstop

    Hogs, Red Wolf get phone calls NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros led off the second day of the baseball draft by selecting another big-time shortstop. Carlos Correa made draft history Monday night when he was the first No. 1 pick from Puerto Rico. …

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  • Churchill Downs online wagering pays customers who were shorted

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc.’s TwinSpires.com account wagering service has credited the accounts of customers whose payouts were reduced because of an error by the New York Racing Association. The company announced on Tuesday that NYRA took too much money out of the …

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  • Re-enactment of Civil War skirmish at Calico Rock

    Re-enactors fire a cannon during the 150th anniversary of the Civil War skirmish at Calico Rock on May 26. More than 200 gathered along the banks of Calico Creek in Rand Park to mark the occasion in which the volunteer regiment of re-enactors fired several …

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