• Area colleges named ‘Military Friendly’

    Lyon College, Ozarka College, Arkansas State University-Newport and Arkansas State University-Mountain Home have been named to the list of Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media, according to a news release. “The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges universities and …

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  • LRR Audubon to hold birdseed sale

    GREERS FERRY — The Little Red River Audubon Society is having its Great Backyard Birdseed Sale. Prices are: 25-pound black oil sunflower seed, $16; 25-pound wild bird seed, $11; 5-pound thistle (nyjer) seed, $6; wire basket for suet cake, $4; suet cake (seed), $3; suet …

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  • Bluegrass festival begins Thursday

    WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Association will have its annual fall bluegrass festival Thursday through Saturday at the HOBA Park in West Plains, Mo. Bands performing will be the Baker Family of Birch Tree, Mo., Backyard Bluegrass of Ava, Mo., …

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  • Ballards to mark 50 years

    OIL TROUGH — James and Jimmie Lynn Ballard of Oil Trough will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oil Trough Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Jimmie Lynn Tarpley and James Ballard were married Sept. 28, 1962, …

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  • Keouna Amaura Grant

    Kayla Grant of Ash Flat has announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 14.5 ounces and has been named Keouna Amaura Grant. Grandparents of the child are Chari Phipps and Danny Grant. …

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  • Braxton Josiah Duckett

    Brad and Becca Duckett, Brady and Brice of Mount Pleasant have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5.2 ounces and has been named Braxton Josiah Duckett. Grandparents of the …

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  • Aubree Lee Michelle Smith

    Joseph Smith and Amanda Hodge of Jacksonport have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Sept. 14, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3.6 ounces and has been named Aubree Lee Michelle Smith. Grandparents of the child are George and …

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  • Slaten Ray Hopper

    Dylan Hopper and Lauren Garcia and Hollister of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Sept. 11, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Slaten Ray Hopper. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Jada Jenea Paige

    Tyrone Paige and Danielle Manley, Julianna and Nevaeh of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Sept. 12, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Jada Jenea Paige. Grandparents of the …

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  • Raegan Lynn Manley

    Deaven Manley and Lindsay Burghart of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Raegan Lynn Manley. Grandparents of the child are Mike and Kristi …

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  • Josias Gonzalo Olivo

    Edgar Olivo and Megan Cain, Edgar and Lazaro have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Josias Gonzalo Olivo. Grandparents of the child are …

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  • Accurate rifle critical to hunting success

    With the rapidly approaching modern gun deer season, it behooves every prudent hunter to assure that his, or her, equipment is ready for the task. The deer rifle, of course, is the main piece of equipment which needs to be in tip-top shape. Here’s a …

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