• Lyon to induct five into Hall of Fame on Saturday

    Lyon Sports Information Ted Box, David Brogdon, Brian Krug, Linda Ramsey Austin and John Bennett will be added to the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday at a reception and banquet in the Edwards Commons, the school announced. This will bring the number of …

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  • Lyon women start 3-0 on basketball road

    Lyon Sports Information CONWAY — The Lyon College women’s basketball team used a high-powered offense to win its first two games of the season, but shifted the pressure to the defensive side on Tuesday night in an impressive 68-46 victory over the Central Baptist Lady …

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  • 11 Lyon student-athletes recognized for academics

     Lyon Sports Information ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Eleven Lyon College student-athletes were named to the American Midwest Conference’s fall academic all-conference recipients Saturday afternoon following the completion of all of the fall championships. A total of 167 athletes were honored from the conference’s 10 schools …

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  • Two Lyon volleyball players recognized by AMC coaches

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lyon College’s Suzanne Fincham and Ariel Smith were recently honorably mentioned to the All-American Midwest Conference team for volleyball by the conference coaches. Fincham, a 6-foot middle hitter from Royal, eclipsed the 1,000-kill mark this season as she finished fourth in …

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  • Grant Co. police discover body in well

    SHERIDAN (AP) — Officials are investigating after a body was found in a well in Grant County. The body was found Monday. Authorities say landowners on the property called the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and asked them to check on their well. Authorities don’t yet …

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  • Billy Smith

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Billy Don Smith, 69, of Pleasant Plains died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in a Batesville nursing home. Born March 10, 1943, at Batesville, he was the son of Willie and Elsie Jefferies Smith. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in …

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  • Sena Bates

    LYNDEN, Wash. — Sena Pauline Bates, 93, of Lynden, Wash., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Born Dec. 18, 1918, in Milan, Mo., she was the daughter of William H. and Sarah L. Cummins Trumble. She grew up in Centralia and graduated from high school. She …

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  • Gene Skelton

    CUSHMAN — William Gene Skelton, 61, of Cushman died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 22, 1951, in Batesville, he was the son of Clyde and Mildred Hollowell Skelton. He worked for several years as a finish blade operator at various construction …

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  • Cat and mouse

    I am a firm believer in the death penalty. Right now I am on a crusade to kill, but I can’t even catch my first victim, so it’s apparent I will not obtain serial killer status. My intended victim is small and so far has …

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  • Thanksgiving: Much to be thankful for

    Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of the good things you have. Even with all of the uncertainty and turmoil in the world, you have so much to …

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  • Dear Obama supporters: A letter from an anarchist

    Congratulations. Your preferred candidate won a second term as president. I’m sure y’all are too busy dancing in the streets and smilecrying and stuff to be on the Internet right now, but this will be here when all that is done. Now that Obama has …

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  • State Capitol Week in Review

    The 35 members of the Arkansas Senate elected their leadership and chose committee assignments for the 89th General Assembly, which begins on Jan. 14 when the 2013 regular session convenes. Sen. David Wyatt of Batesville will chair the Senate Efficiency Committee, which is in charge …

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