• ‘Prince’ is MIA

    Donetta Sterling “Say Anything” I was taught, perhaps inadvertently, to rely on a man to take care of me. Now before everyone gets upset and calls me a “man hater” — let me explain. Perhaps it was my generation or just my family, but I …

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  • Cancer event set

    Sometimes people wonder why we Relay all night long and stay overnight. The Relay for Life event symbolizes the journey of a cancer survivor. Relay For Life starts at dusk and ends the next morning. The light and darkness of the day and night parallel …

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  • Picture in the wallet

    Bob sighed at the question he had heard so many times. “Bob, who is your girlfriend?” Bob was handsome and athletic. He was a top notch football player and a varsity wrestler. It just seemed quite obvious he would have a girlfriend. But he just …

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  • Heroes needed

    Just when you think the entertainment world has enough mutants, gods and playboy scientists, you realize there’s room — nay, a terrible demand — for MORE. CBS News recently carried a heartwarming story about Anthony Smith, a four-year-old boy with the genetic disorder mosaic trisomy …

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  • Folk center classes pick up where YouTube leaves off – ‘Knife making classes are very popular, book quickly’

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The do-it-yourself crowd continues to gain momentum with everything from television shows to Pinterest and YouTube available as resources and inspiration for their projects. But sometimes do-it-yourself knowledge can’t be gleaned from the Intenet alone. That’s where Ozark Folk Center State Park …

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  • Ingle to lead revival

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Evangelist Rick Ingle will lead revival services at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, located at 89 Wish St. The Rick Ingle story, “From a Ghetto Gang Leader to the Pulpit,” has been broadcast worldwide and beamed over the former iron and bamboo curtains …

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  • Miller visits Rehobeth Baptist

    MOOREFIELD — Rehobeth Baptist Church will hold a revival at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. June 4 through 6. David Miller is the visiting speaker. LaVaughn Moody will be the worship leader. Bob Womack is pastor. The church is located …

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  • Batesville’s Beshears notches 3rd all-state nod

    Maggie Beshears Batesville Lady Pioneer Maggie Beshears made her third straight appearance on the Class 5A All-State team for Arkansas high school softball, according to a news release from the Arkansas Activities Association, and that wasn’t a surprise to her coach. “Maggie put together another …

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  • Points racers resume attack at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Isle of Capri points racing resumes tonight at the Batesville Motor Speedway, featuring the street stock, IMCA modifieds, factory stock and front wheel drive series. Points leaders remain the same as Greg Waugh leads the street stock series with 230 points, trailed …

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  • Space still available for next week’s Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp

    The second session of  Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp is scheduled to begin next week and there’s space for more campers, Batesville High School Coach Dave King said. The second and last session is for boys entering grades 7-9. Check-in for the non-contact camp is 7 …

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  • Couple to mark golden anniversary

                      Hubert and Joan Sellers of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their vows and reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Central Avenue United Methodist Church, located at 1205 North …

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  • Arnold, Mitchell to exchange vows

    Susan Arnold and Joe Mitchell MELBOURNE — Susan Arnold and Joe Mitchell, both of Melbourne, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Elvin Arnold and the late Mildred Arnold. The groom is the son of Mary Mitchell and the …

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