• Roy Williams

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Roy Frank Williams, 83, of Noblesville, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in a Noblesville hospital. Born Aug. 11, 1929, in Spring Mill, he was the son of Franklin Earl Williams and Ola Willmuth Williams. He attended Cave City Schools, where he …

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  • Winona Foushee

    DESHA — Winona Verser Foushee, 79, of Desha died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born July 1, 1933, in Woodrow, she was the daughter of John Oscar Verser and Snodia Hunter Verser. She began her long nursing career as a licensed practical …

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  • Junior Southerners to host speedy Junior Cardinals

    The Southside Junior Southerners are running out of time on a season that hasn’t gone according to plan. They are 1-7 with their only victory coming against non-district opponent Cave City. Since that opening game, the Southerners have been outscored 199-52 and have not won …

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  • Cindy Fleming

    Cindy E. Fleming, 50, of Batesville died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born Oct. 10, 1962, in San Diego, she was the daughter of Charles and Clyde Blocker Fleming. Survivors include a daughter, Janel Link of San Diego; a brother, Charles Fleming …

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  • Cedar Ridge tennis player finishes 2nd in state event

    HARRISON — Cedar Ridge’s Spencer Reaves took another step up the Class 2A State Tournament tennis ladder. The junior won two matches Monday and won and lost here Tuesday at the Harrison Country Club for a second-place finish. Last season he finished third in the …

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  • CAC defeats Southside in league volleyball tourney

    MAUMELLE — The Central Arkansas Christian Lady Mustangs defeated the Southside Lady Southerners 3-1 Tuesday in a semifinal of the 4A Central District Tournament in volleyball. CAC won 25-13, 25-7, 18-25, 25-19. “We just came out flat and I take full responsibility for that,” Southside …

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  • Pirates start basketball season with 3-game sweep of WCC

    CONCORD — The Concord Pirates finished off a season-opening sweep of White County Central basketball teams here Tuesday night, winning 68-31. In earlier games, the Lady Pirates thumped the Lady Bears 60-35 and the Junior Lady Pirates won 49-36. For the Pirates, Ryan Cornelison scored …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal magistrate judge ordered NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to provide the court with documents related to the league’s bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints. The order by Magistrate Daniel Knowles came in response to suspended linebacker Jonathan …

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  • Student gets white coat

    HARROGATE Tenn. — Russell Staggs of Batesville recently received his white coat during a White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., according to a news release. Staggs is a first-year osteopathic medical student at LMU-DCOM. The White Coat …

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  • Pancake day set

    Batesville Kiwanis Club will hold the 42nd Annual Chubby Menard Pancake Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 615 E. Main St. Tickets are $5 and are available from any Kiwanis member and at …

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  • Wife beater gets 20 years

    ASH FLAT — A Williford man who left his blooded, battered, swollen and naked wife in a roadside ditch in February pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of first-degree battery and was sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to a sentencing order from …

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  • Election 2012 – Justice of the Peace, District 11

    Dr. Jason Paxton is vying for the position of Independence County Justice of the Peace for District 11 against incumbent Lackey Moody Jr. Moody is hoping his experience and community service will give him a leg up on the competition. “Serving the people of Independence …

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