• Faith Brackett

    Faith Brackett, 88, of Concord died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at a local hospital. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Concord First Baptist Church with Bro. Bill Williamson and John Wofford officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery in Banner under …

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  • Zackerie Wilson

    Zackerie Michael Wilson, 9, of Batesville died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at a Memphis hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Willis Funeral Service chapel with Chad Grigsby officiating. Burial will follow at Barnes Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Boyett, Ryan Hill, …

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  • Mary Bourland

    Mary Jane Bourland, 87, of Batesville, formerly of Manila, died Oct. 22, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born May 1, 1925, at Walnut, Miss., she was the daughter of Jim and Effie Sassar Brady. She had been a resident of the Lost Cane community and …

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  • Camille Greeson – Paid Obituary

    Camille Greeson, born January 1914, went to be with the Lord in October 2012. She was a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville. This grand and much loved lady was a mentor and pillar to her family and friends. She was married …

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  • Giants found winning formula to win again

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants’ championship formula is a familiar one, just with new faces all over the diamond two years later: stellar starting pitching backed by a shut-down bullpen, a late-season surge and a manager making all the right moves. San Francisco captured …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — The San Francisco Giants’ sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for the World Series’ television ratings. The four games on Fox averaged a 7.6 rating and 12 share, Nielsen Media Research said Monday. The previous low …

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  • Hydro covering operations, not bond payment

    It was a valiant effort — using the White River to produce hydroelectric power at Locks 1, 2 and 3 and was supposed to be a good thing for the county but the locks cannot produce the expected amount of electricity and wound up costing …

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  • Illegal alien tells cops he carries meth for cartel

    WALNUT RIDGE — An illegal alien from Batesville, Alejandro Montoya, told Lawrence County authorities Saturday that he delivered methamphetamine for the Mexican drug cartel La Familia, reported Sheriff Jody Dotson. On Friday about 9:15 p.m., Lawrence County deputies arrested Montoya, 37, on charges of possession …

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  • No one hurt in 3-vehicle wreck

    A wreck involving two small pickup trucks and an 18-wheeler left three drivers and a passenger standing on the side of the highway unharmed Friday afternoon. Arkansas State Police Trooper David Jones said the accident occurred around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Loop Road …

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  • UACCB fall enrollment down 8 percent

    Fall enrollment at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is down 129 students, or about 8 percent) from fall 2011, Brian Berry, vice chancellor for enrollment management and student services, told the UACCB Board of Trustees on Oct. 18. Three hundred and sixty-five …

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  • Board to discuss conference

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the middle school library to discuss an upcoming Arkansas School Boards Association conference, according to an agenda for the meeting. The directors will also consider reaffirming the district’s policy for curriculum …

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  • Local ranch site of NWTF benefit

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Rafter D Ranch north of Batesville will be the site of a National Wild Turkey Federation trail ride/poker run this weekend to benefit the Arkansas Wheelin’ Sportsman/Wounded Warrior programs. Friday events will include a live auction, “redneck games” and a cowboy supper. …

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