• Area teams fall short in WBC tournament

    WALNUT RIDGE — Two area teams fell out in the first round of the Williams Baptist College Tournament here Saturday as the Tuckerman Bulldogs defeated the Southside Southerners 51-40 and the Sloan-Hendrix Lady Greyhounds dropped the Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles 67-54. The Southerners led 11-9 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY Junior and senior high basketball: Medallion Classic at Newport High School — Batesville senior boys vs. Cedar Ridge, 4 p.m. Batesville juniors at Blytheville, 5 p.m.; Concord at Izard County (Brockwell), 5:30; Williams Baptist College Tournament in Walnut Ridge — Hillcrest senior boys vs. …

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  • John Dewey

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — John Edward Dewey, 74, of Cherokee Village died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in an Ash Flat nursing home. Born Nov. 1, 1938, in Sterling, Ill., he was the son of Bernard M. and Harriet Huber Dewey. He retired from the U.S. Navy …

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  • Sharon Holmes

    Sharon Acton Holmes, formerly of Batesville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Bryn Athyn, Pa. A memorial service was held Sunday at Bryn Athyn Cathedral. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Egner Cemetery with the Rev. Alan Meinzer officiating.

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  • Jonnie Flinn Sr.

    WILLIFORD — Jonnie Bufford Flinn Sr., 88, of Williford died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Blue Springs, Mo. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, earning seven Purple Hearts for wounds received in combat during World War II. Survivors include his wife, HazelDean Flinn; a …

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  • Helen Johnson

    OIL TROUGH — Helen Marie James Johnson, 76, of Oil Trough died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Little Rock. Born June 13, 1936, in Mobley, she was the daughter of Von E. and Bertha Marie Smith James. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and flowers. She was …

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  • Randy Lambert

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — Randy J. Lambert, 56, of the Hutchinson Mountain community died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Memphis. Born March 14, 1956, at Batesville, he was the son of Dean and Frances Lambert. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired stone mason and …

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  • Lottie Long

    Lottie Fay Bell Long, 79, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Born June 11, 1933, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Lee Roy Bell and Ida June Swaim Bell. She retired from the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches after more than 30 years of …

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  • Jimmy Martin

    CONCORD — Jimmy Travis Martin, 82, of Concord died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 10, 1930, in Banner, he was the son of Clee Travis Martin and Wilma Opal Collard Martin. He was a graduate of Concord High School. He served …

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  • Velma Maxwell

    BROCKWELL — Velma Jane Lawyer Maxwell, 84, of Brockwell died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at her home. Born Feb. 20, 1928, in Salem, she was the daughter of Fred and Ruth White Lawyer. She taught school in Missouri and Violet Hill. She was also a …

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  • Barbara Novak

    SULPHUR ROCK — Barbara J. Novak, 66, of Sulphur Rock died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born June 23, 1946, in Middletown, Conn., she was the daughter of Andrew and Pearl Satterwhite Lastrina. She was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her …

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  • Helen Petefish

    WYNNE — Helen Virgina Petefish, 68, of Wynne, formerly of Hardy, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in a West Memphis hospital. Survivors include her husband, Donald Petefish; three sons, Donald Ray Frazier, Jerry Lee Petefish and Bobby Dean Petefish; a brother, Franklin Fraizer; a sister, …

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