• Evelyn Lance

    SAFFELL — Evelyn Lance, 71, of Saffell died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at her home. Born July 8, 1941, at Dowdy, she was the daughter of Avery and Lena Sanders Kennedy. She retired from White-Rodgers in Batesville after 35 years of service. She was a …

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  • Vivian Smart

    Vivian Henley Smart, 82, of Batesville died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at her home. Born July 10, 1930, in Perkins, Okla., she was the daughter of Dallas D. and Alma Ball Henley. She owned and operated Vivian’s Fashion Closet for 35 years before retiring. She …

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  • Heather Evelyn Casper – Paid Obituary

    Heather Evelyn Casper, 37, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, formerly of Batesville, Arkansas, ended her battle with cancer at her home on October 14, 2012, surrounded by her family, friends and cats. She leaves behind many friends and family including her husband, Jason Cournoyer; her brother, Michael …

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  • Concord Pirates move to 4-0 in Calico Rock

    CALICO ROCK — The Concord Pirates defeated the Calico Rock Pirates 65-45 in a non-district high school basketball game Tuesday. Jacob Roark led 4-0 Concord with 20 points, scoring 18 in the first half. Ryan Cornelison added 16. Ethan Hebert provided 12. The Concord Lady …

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  • Results completed

    Batesville High’s senior boys results were inadvertently omitted from a report on the Lake Hamilton Invitational cross country meet in Tuesday’s Guard. The Pioneers finished 26th as a team. Here are their scoring runners (top five finishers) in the 5-kilometer race: Tristan Driver, 80th, 18:35; …

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  • Scots battle through key injury for v-ball win

    PARAGOULD — Despite losing its leading attacker in the first set with a sprained ankle, the Lyon College volleyball team withstood the charge of Crowley’s Ridge College Tuesday night, pulling out a hard-fought 25-22, 16-26, 20-25, 25-17, 15-13 win on the road. The win, the …

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  • Giant All-Stars bring home World Series Game 1

    SAN FRANCISCO — The World Series starts in San Francisco because the All-Star game was a Giant blowout. Pablo Sandoval, Matt Cain and Melky Cabrera made sure of it. “I don’t think you really think about it that much,” Cain said, “but it is kind …

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  • Lyon defender wins AMC award

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lyon College’s Jordan Hall has been recognized as the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week for men’s soccer, while Felipe Silva of Hannibal-LaGrange was selected as the AMC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Both awards cover games …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball MIAMI (AP) — Ozzie Guillen was fired Tuesday after one year as manager of the last-place Miami Marlins, whose promising season began to derail in April when his laudatory comments about Fidel Castro caused a backlash. Miami’s next manager will be the fifth …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 24 – Sunday, October 28, 2012.

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  • Davis, Red Wolf offense kicks Ragin Cajuns 50-27

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Brian Davis kicked five field goals and Arkansas State rolled up 526 yards of offense in a 50-27 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Tuesday night. The Red Wolves (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) scored 20 points in the game’s first 16 minutes …

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  • Rare football happening scheduled at Melbourne

    It will be a rare happening in Izard County Thursday night when the Marshall Junior Bobcats play the Melbourne Junior Bearkatz for the third time in the same football season. “I remember when I was at Osceola there were times we might play West Memphis’ …

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